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Children Are At Higher Risk Of Being Injured In Pedestrian Accidents

Children Are At Higher Risk Of Being Injured In Pedestrian Accidents

From the time that children take their first steps, they are much more likely to be injured in a pedestrian accident. According to findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in every five kids under the age of 15 killed in a vehicle collision was a pedestrian in 2015. This means that children are at [...]

Workers’ Compensation Claims In Utah: Eligibility & Filing

Workers’ Compensation Claims In Utah: Eligibility & Filing

Almost all employers in the state of Utah are mandated to carry some form of workers’ compensation insurance for their workers. The system of workers’ compensation in Utah is by design a no-fault system that is meant to compensate injured employees for their medical costs, lost income, and any permanent bodily injuries associated with their injuries. In order to [...]

Two Utah Car Crash Laws That Can Impact Your Claim elt

Two Utah Car Crash Laws That Can Impact Your Claim

When attempting to regain monetary compensation following an auto accident in Salt Lake City, or anywhere in Utah for that matter, it is often not as easy as other cities in the United States. There are two particular car crash laws in Utah that may stop you from being able to regain lost compensation caused by injuries and damage [...]

Pain And Suffering Damages In The State Of Utah

Pain And Suffering Damages In The State Of Utah

What seems like a simple accident can change everything.  You used to spend your off days hiking and climbing in the state of Utah. Angel’s Landing, Inspiration Point, and Kelly’s Rock were some of your favorite spots. Even on a day when you weren’t feeling your best, you were able to climb a 5.13a. Then, everything changed when you slipped [...]

What Do I Do If My Injuries Don’t Appear Right Away?

What Do I Do If My Injuries Don’t Appear Right Away?

Nearly all car crashes can become a traumatic event. From simple fender-benders to catastrophic accidents, there is a lot of force involved when a vehicle hits something. Many times, when someone is involved in a car crash that seems relatively minor, they may not notice any symptoms of injury immediately. This can happen due to many reasons. In this [...]

Legal Options For A Pedestrian After A Utah Accident

Legal Options For A Pedestrian After A Utah Accident

When a pedestrian is struck by a car, their primary legal claim will probably be against the driver of the car that hit them. However, depending on the circumstances of the accident, he or she may be able to also file a claim against the municipality or city where the crash took place if unsafe roads or traffic control [...]

Employee Rights After A Workplace Accident

Employee Rights After A Workplace Accident

Employers in the state of Utah are required to provide their employees with a reasonably safe and healthy environment on the job. There are cases where employers fail to live up to this obligation, and employees are consequently harmed. However, sometimes employees can still be injured at the workplace even if all necessary efforts have been taken to provide [...]

Property Damage Statute Of Limitations In Utah

Property Damage Statute Of Limitations In Utah

Like every other state, if you have had property damages due to someone else’s negligence or intentional actions in Utah, you may be considering pursuing a civil lawsuit due to the accident. If this is the case, you should also understate the statute of limitations and how it could be applicable to your potential claim. To provide some background, a [...]

Medical Malpractice: Common Errors Made By Physicians And Hospitals

Medical Malpractice: Common Errors Made By Physicians And Hospitals

Medical malpractice cases come about when a patient is injured while in the are of a doctor or nurse who fails to provide adequate treatment. Fortunately, most physicians and hospitals only make mistakes in a very small number of cases. However, within that minority, there are specific errors that recur more often than others. We are going to take [...]

The Cost Of Taking Your Case To Court In Utah

The Cost Of Taking Your Case To Court In Utah

Litigation is a term used to refer to the process of a case going through the civil court system, and the process of litigation can be extremely expensive. Often, a plaintiff will consider the cost of litigation and factor this into their ultimate strategy when determining if he or she should settle a personal injury case. It is a [...]