Handling the Aftermath of an ATV Accident

Posted October 13th, 2017

All-terrain vehicles, often referred to as quads, are extremely popular for recreational use across Utah. While it is not uncommon for users to have hours of fun by safely and responsibly operating these vehicles, there are times when serious accident events do occur leaving victims with debilitating injuries and worse. It is therefore important for […]

The Utah personal injury attorneys at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC just attended the 2017 Utah Association for Justice Annual Conference. The conference is only for lawyers helping injured people and focused on civil jury trial work.

UTAH LIFE INSURANCE DENIAL

Posted October 6th, 2017

Has your own insurance company denied a life insurance claim? The attorneys at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC can help you obtain the life insurance benefits you paid into for all those years. Remarkably, life insurance denial cases are extraordinarily complicated and often involve Federal and state law. Many times life insurance policies are governed […]

Annulments in Utah

Posted September 22nd, 2017

Thanks in large part to TV shows and movies, there are some misconceptions surrounding annulments, how to get them, why to get them, and whether or not its even possible. To take an oft-cited example, length of marriage is actually not a legal reason for the court to grant an annulment, at least not in […]

Howard Lewis & Petersen, P.C. Shareholder Jacob S. Gunter was recently promoted to Major in the United States Army Reserve. Back dated to February 2017. MAJ Gunter has nine plus years of experience on active duty, the Utah Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve. He commissioned in October 2008 as a 1LT. […]

Jackson B. Howard Obituary

Posted August 23rd, 2017

Please join us in honoring and remembering Jackson Howard on Thursday, September 7, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Judge Lynn W. Davis’s courtroom – Fourth District Court of Provo in Courtroom 401. Light refreshments will be served. June 25, 1926 ~ August 21, 2017 Jackson B. Howard was born in Lynndyl, Utah, […]

JUVENILE LAW – NONJUDICIAL ADJUSTMENTS

Posted August 16th, 2017

Utah Code Ann. 78A-6-602 (2017) The attorneys at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC can help your child if they are involved in a juvenile offense. Juvenile law is a special area of criminal law where a significant purpose is to rehabilitate the child, rather than imposing punitive punishment like the adult system does. Within Utah’s […]

Non-Competition Agreements

Posted July 21st, 2017

There are a lot of misconceptions about non-competition agreements. You might have heard that they are impossible to enforce, or even that they are unenforceable altogether. This conventional wisdom is only partially correct. Non-competition agreements are governed by Utah statute. Utah Code §34-51-101 et. seq. The pertinent part of the statute includes the following: 34-51-201 […]

Slip and Fall at the Mall

Posted July 18th, 2017

A slip and fall accident can drastically change your life in an instant. When you or a loved one suffers from a slip and fall, it’s important to work with a Utah personal injury lawyer. That way, you can get the compensation that you deserve. Your attorney knows how to document your losses. They are […]

When people head out to enjoy a beautiful day hiking in the Utah national parks, they don’t think that an accident can happen to them. If the worst happens, it can be frightening. When a person is injured in a Utah national park, they might assume that there is nothing they can do to recover […]