Covid-19

Posted April 14th, 2020

There is a new important law that has received little attention in the press. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 (“FFCRA”) was signed into law on March 18, 2020. The FFCRA temporarily requires small employers with under 500 employees to provide certain emergency paid sick leave and family leave to employees dealing with […]

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Thanks for visiting our website. We handle medical malpractice cases, and we want to explain some basic principles that pertain to medical malpractice cases to help you understand how we decide whether to recommend that such cases be filed. A patient must prove three elements to win a case against the doctor or hospital: The […]

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April 6, 2020 Thanks for visiting our website. We handle medical malpractice cases, and we want to explain some basic principles that pertain to medical malpractice cases to help you understand how we decide whether to recommend that such cases be filed. A patient must prove three elements to win a case against the doctor […]

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Whether you are driving in holiday traffic to purchase gifts or to meet loved ones, you may suddenly be involved in a car accident. When this happens, your holiday season will become more stressful. Along with suffering serious injuries, you will also need compensation for medical bills, loss of income, and other damages. Rather than […]

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When you lose a loved one unexpectedly in an accident, the results can be devastating. Along with the emotional toll on you and your family, you may find yourself facing difficult financial circumstances and other problems. In these situations where your loved one died due to the negligence and carelessness of others, it may be […]

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Criminal Charges: Why You Need an Attorney

Posted February 14th, 2020

Receiving criminal charges can be very troubling and stressful. If you are convicted or a crime, there could be significant penalties imposed. To help you with the process and assist in raising defenses, you should contact the Provo Utah criminal defense lawyers from Howard Lewis & Petersen. What happens in a criminal case?Charges in a […]

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Plea in Abeyance: Tips for Your Case

Posted February 7th, 2020

In the state of Utah, if you are arrested on criminal charges, you can choose to plead guilty, not guilty or no contest. However, there is another option known as a plea in abeyance. It’s important to know what this means and how it can be used in your case. Whereas the terms “guilty” and […]

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Facing a felony charge, no matter what the crime, is very serious. If you are convicted, there are certain consequences you can face. Overall, you can lose many of your basic rights in addition to dealing with serious penalties. Employment If you are convicted of a felony, you may later find it difficult to get […]

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The holidays can be an extremely busy time for many people in Utah, and the rush to get to family events often leads to some fast driving and an increased chance of people being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Even safe drivers can still find themselves involved in crashes caused by other negligent drivers. […]

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DUI Charges: Can a Lawyer Help?

Posted November 15th, 2019

An arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol in Utah can be incredibly distressing, but you need to remember that an arrest is not the same as a conviction. A prosecutor still needs to prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, and this burden of proof is the highest possible burden […]

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