Being in a Car Accident with Pre-Existing Injuries

An auto accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are they forced to deal with numerous financial burdens, like lost wages and medical expenses, but they often sustain injuries that are painful and debilitating. When a person is injured by an at-fault driver in a car accident, they are legally entitled to file a [...]

Sandy, UT – Man Struck and Killed in Pedestrian Crash While Walking in Crosswalk

Sandy, UT (February 9, 2019) – Sandy Police have since identified a man who was killed in a pedestrian crash on South Wasatch Boulevard as 44-year-old Fernando Cruz Lavana. At the time, Lavana had been walking in a crosswalk in the area of 100040 S Wasatch Boulevard when he was suddenly struck by a Toyota Camry headed southbound on the [...]

Salt Lake City, UT – 11-Vehicle Pileup with Injuries Closes I-15 in Bad Weather Conditions

Salt Lake City, UT (February 9, 2019) – With horrific February weather taking over many parts of Utah, it is no surprise that accidents will be happening all over the state. One of these involved multiple vehicles and injuries to those involved. One of the worst crashes that took place during a recent snowstorm this past week was an 11-vehicle [...]

South Salt Lake, UT – Man Killed in Train Accident at S 300 West

South Salt Lake, UT – Man Killed in Train Accident at S 300 West

South Salt Lake, UT (February 9, 2019) – Police say that 40-year-old Calvin Curley of Arizona was struck and killed in a train accident that happened at 3733 S 300 West. The accident happened on Thursday when Curley was struck by a FrontRunner after only being in South Salt Lake for a week for work reasons. The UTA claimed that [...]

Liability in a Semi-Truck Accident

Semi-truck accidents are often far more complicated than collisions that involve multiple passenger vehicles. Although semi-truck accidents can result in far more severe injuries and damages, these collisions are often more complicated because there are numerous parties who are potentially liable for causing the accident. Attorneys at Siegfried & Jensen are well-versed in Utah’s semi-truck laws as well as federal [...]

Defensive Driving Tips To Keep You Safe On The Road

One of the biggest problems with driving is that we are unable to predict the actions of other drivers sharing the roads. Because of this, it is crucial to drive defensively. Driving defensively can help you identify threats on the road in order to respond in a way that ensures your safety. Unfortunately, no matter how many precautions we take [...]

Laketown, Utah – Rich County Sheriff’s Deputy Struck by Semi-Truck near Laketown Canyon

Laketown, Utah (February 9, 2019) – According to a report from the Utah Highway Patrol, a deputy from the Rich County Sheriff’s Department is miraculously alive after being struck by a semi-truck along the runaway ramp at Laketown Canyon. Incidentally, the deputy had been sent to investigate another semi-truck accident involving a smaller vehicle in the same area. Based on [...]

St. George, Utah – Multi-Vehicle T-Bone Crash Takes Place Along Main Street and Bluff Street

St. George, Utah (February 9, 2019) – Local news sources reported that one passenger required hospitalization following a dangerous T-bone accident that took place along the junction of Main Street and Bluff Streets. Officers confirmed the incident took place after a driver ran a red light. According to a report from a St. George Police Sergeant, a dark gray Dodge [...]

St. George, Utah – Car and Semi-Truck Involved in Accident along Interstate 15 Near Mile Post 22

St. George, Utah (February 9, 2019) – The Arizona Department of Transportation recently reported that a motor vehicle accident triggered a shutdown along the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 at Milepost 22, 4 miles from the Cedar Pockets rest area. Based on the initial ADOT alert, the crash had taken place in the right lane of southbound 15 at approximately [...]

Wasatch Front, Utah – Winter Weather Causes Traffic Accidents along I-15

Wasatch Front, Utah (February 9, 2019) – Drivers across the State of Utah are buckled down for a dangerous commute on Thursday, January 7, 2019. Throughout the night, snow continued to fall in the area of Wasatch Front, making the roadways extremely icy and slippery. According to local news sources, authorities were forced to shut down Eastbound Interstate 80 along [...]