Contacting an attorney after a Utah car collision is important to preserve your compensation claim. Previously, I wrote the article about, “The Tale of Two Passengers in One Car” and how one passenger got an attorney and the other passenger did not. Here are the top ways to mess up your Utah car collision compensation […]

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Medical malpractice stories are becoming more and more common. Many have been affected one way or another by medical malpractice, whether it was yourself, a loved on or a friend, we have heard about the horrors of medical malpractice. It is a serious problem as it can result in severe injuries and even death. One […]

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  Each year thousands of people are injured during a slip and fall accident. The cause can range from a wet floor, a rough patch of ground, defective stairs, and ice. The main question is who is at fault, the property owner or the injured party. This can be complicated but there are some definite […]

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SUBMITING AN INSURANCE CLAIM

Posted February 26th, 2016

Work with an experienced Provo Personal Lawyer Submitting an insurance claim is not filing a lawsuit. Although in my personal injury practice I file lawsuits fifty percent of the time. An insurance claim has little to do with the person who hit you with their car, or the homeowners whose dog bit you. It is […]

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If the mighty weight of the government ever descends upon you and you are charged with a crime, you will need the best attorney you can get. Here is what to look for in hiring a Utah criminal defense attorney. Trial Experience Matters: 1. The number one quality a criminal defense attorney must have is […]

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Utah Car Accidents While on the Job

Posted February 11th, 2016

Plenty of people drive a car for work. Whether pizza delivery, the police officer, or the traveling salesman. You have a lot of options when you are involved in a car accident while on the job. Here is what you should not miss if in a car accident while on the job: Hire A Workers Compensation […]

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written by Amber Tarbox, Esq. So you’ve been sued or are planning to sue someone else and are wondering whether you should represent yourself instead of hiring an attorney? I can’t say that there are no circumstances in which it might make sense to represent yourself, but I can say that it is almost never […]

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A personal injury following a car collision can resolve in many different ways. Part 1 explored options in negotiated settlements. This article will examine your options within the adversarial process, when pre-­litigation negotiation fails to give you a fair result and you file a lawsuit. The adversarial process can proceed while parties are still seeking negotiated […]

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Resolving Car Collision Cases Part 1

Posted November 18th, 2015

When you are hurt in a Utah car collision, your case can resolve in several ways, depending on the unique factors in each case, but there are two basic tracks: You can reach a negotiated settlement or you can seek a resolution through the adversarial process. Each method has benefits and drawbacks, so it’s a […]

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Car Accident Case Updates

Posted November 14th, 2015

In September 2015, attorney Jacob S. Gunter at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC negotiated settlements totaling $417,000 in three car accident personal injury cases. The first case was an intersection collision in Orem, Utah, and settled for $12,000. Though it is possible that the case had more potential value, the client chose not to file […]

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