Defense Against DUI Charges—Part Two

Posted August 25th, 2014

Last time we began talking about possible defenses for DWI and DUI charges in Utah. We mentioned that the prosecution’s cases must establish that you were driving and that your driving was impaired by alcohol, drugs, or both. We explained that you may have possible defenses relating to driving and to the arrest. Today we’ll […]

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Defense Against DUI Charges—Part One

Posted August 13th, 2014

Especially in Utah, the penalties for DUI (driving under the influence) and DWI (driving while intoxicated) offenses are very serious. So if you have recently been arrested for DUI or DWI and you want to fight the charge, it is important to understand the defenses possibly available to you. In this article, published on behalf […]

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It’s commonly understood that employers must provide a reasonably safe and healthy work environment for their employees. But sometimes, employers fail to fulfill this requirement and employees are injured as a result. These injuries can include everything from broken bones, occupational illnesses, even psychological injuries. In this article, we will examine workers’ rights when they […]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries

Posted July 22nd, 2014

Below is one of the common questions many clients have when they first contact Howard, Lewis & Petersen. The answer may address many initial concerns you may have. If you don’t find the answer here, or simply want more information, you should contact us for answers to your specific questions. Our initial consultation is free of charge. […]

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If you have been injured in the workplace, you probably know about workers’ compensation limits. If not—workers’ compensation or workman’s comp is financial compensation that comes from your employer when you have been injured while in the line of working duty. What many people do not know is that they may be able to sue […]

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At the Howard, Lewis & Petersen, we have been providing aggressive criminal defense in UT for over 50 years. One of the tools we have as defense attorneys is the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution against self-incrimination, also known as the “Miranda Rights.” In this article we will explain when and how to invoke […]

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What Happens After a DUI Arrest?

Posted May 29th, 2014

At Howard, Lewis & Petersen, our Utah law firm has helped many clients handle their DUI charges. Here is what someone arrested for a DUI in Utah should expect:   Sometime after your arrest, you will be expected to appear before a judge for your arraignment where you will be formally charged with a crime […]

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Getting a Divorce in Utah

Posted May 28th, 2014

At Howard, Petersen & Lewis, we may be known as premier Provo personal injury lawyers, but we also specialize in family law in Utah. One of the issues that our clients come to us to settle is divorce.   Grounds for Divorce Divorce in Utah is based on either fault or no-fault grounds. No-fault grounds […]

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In our last article, we discussed the different types of product liability cases: (1) defective manufacturing; (2) defective design; and (3) failure-to-warn or instruct. Today, we want to talk about the types of damages the Provo lawyers at Howard, Lewis & Petersen have seen in various defective product cases. Why? Because it is important to […]

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Categories for Product Defects

Posted April 15th, 2014

Howard, Lewis & Petersen, Provo law firm has been dedicating to advocating for people who have suffered injury, illness, or other losses due to the negligence of another. One of the many areas of personal injury law that we practice is product liability. If you have been injured by a product you used, you may […]

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