Workplace Injuries: What to Do

Posted November 17th, 2017

At every organization, the employer should protect the employees against abuse and injuries. Therefore, it is the duty of the supervisor or the employer to inform the workers about safety and health issues that may affect them at the workplace. However, even if you observe all the safety measures at the workplace, injuries may occur. […]

What’s Involved in a Wrongful Death Case?

Posted November 10th, 2017

What is considered a Wrongful Death? These are deaths caused by the carelessness or negligence of other people. When this kind of tragedy occurs, family members, such as spouses, parents, and children, pursue damages from a defendant, citing emotional and financial hardships brought about by the individual’s death. This provides the basis of the lawsuit, […]

When the Points Add Up

Posted November 3rd, 2017

Like most states, the Utah Driver License Division (DLD) operates a points system intended to suspend the driver’s license of serial offenders who receive a high amount of traffic violations. In Utah, each traffic violation is assigned a point value. If a driver accrues too many points on a driver’s license in a certain timeframe […]

The new cars on the market come equipped with an amazing amount of electronic devices designed to help drivers perform a wide variety of tasks. Interactive car consoles allow a driver to use voice commands to do things like make phone calls, program navigation systems, send text messages and tune the radio in to his […]

A truck accident, boat accident, car accident or ATV accident can change your life for the worst. However, if you know what to do beforehand, then it will be easier for you to cope with the aftermath of it. There are three important things that you will need to do after an accident. Seek Medical […]

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. […]