Tag - Utah car accident attorney

What You Can Do To Protect Yourself in Auto-Pedestrian Accidents?

If you are either a driver or a pedestrian, you should know how important it is to protect yourself.  It is a scary thought to think about how the number of fatalities has risen over the past couple of years with auto-pedestrian accidents.  This type of accident happens more frequently than any other type of traffic death. Within the [...]

The Impact of Auto Accidents and Backing Out of Driveways

For those that drive every day, maybe on their commute to work in the mornings and nights, operating a car can become second nature, something that might not even require much thought on their part. But that moment when they don’t have their attention fully on the road, that flash of a second when they back out of their [...]

Who is Responsible in a Drunk Driving Accident?

Drunk driving is one of those ugly things that can happen anywhere and everywhere, regardless of how educated the public might be to its dangers. It’s one of those accidents that can change the lives of the people involved, whether they be the intoxicated person cross-eyed behind the steering wheel, or if they’re some innocent bystander making the same [...]

Denied Car Insurance Claims: What You Can Do

Insurance is meant to be a safety net in life. After an auto accident, you should be able to file an insurance claim, which can help you pay for any damages done to your vehicle or any medical expenses you’ve accrued because of injuries sustained during the accident. While not everything will be paid for or covered by your [...]

How to Stay Safe While Driving at Night in Utah

Driving while it’s dark outside isn’t just challenging, it can be utterly dangerous. When it is nighttime, the human eye has a decreased aptitude for discerning depth perception, color, and employing peripheral vision. Even the most expensive, top of the line headlights, with their high beams in use, only light up the roadway roughly 300 to 400 feet in [...]

Utah’s Comparative Negligence Law

Utah has a comparative negligence law in place that has a 50 percent fault bar.  This means that if you are at least half at fault, you will not retain anything from the accident.  If you are at less than half at fault, you will receive a partial damage award. Examples of comparative negligence are driver A is making [...]

Bicycle Safety Tips

With the weather warming up soon, people will begin to emerge from their houses to get outside and get some much needed fresh air and exercise.  One amazing way to do both is to ride a bike. Bike riding serves many purposes, such as spending time with family and friends, exercising, and transportation.   While riding a bike may seem [...]

Why You Should Never Leave The Scene Of An Accident

It doesn’t matter if you t-bone your car into the passenger side of someone’s expensive sports car, or you barely nick the back of their pick-up with your front bumper, you should never, under any circumstances, leave the scene of an accident. The urge is somewhat understandable- people do come wired with a flight-or-flight compulsion, and that latter impulse [...]

Road Rage Increases the Risk of Auto Accidents

We get it, sometimes when you are driving people just piss you off. Maybe they are going super slow, maybe they cut you off. There are numerous things that can turn your driving from defensive to aggressive. But aggressive driving is trouble for our roadways, and it can cause numerous problems. Screaming, rude gestures, and sometimes even violence can happen [...]

These Two Car Accident Laws In Utah Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Case

These Two Car Accident Laws In Utah Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Case

The legal system can be an amazing thing when life throws you a curveball. If you find yourself in an accident through no fault of your own, a situation that might force you to pay thousands of dollars or result in your own injury, you can get the assistance of trained legal professionals capable of claiming any finances you [...]