slip and fall

Winter time in Utah always means an increase in the amount of inclement weather. And, along with the wintry weather, personal injury attorneys also see an increase in the number of slip-and-fall injury victims seeking advice. Slip-and-fall accidents are equal opportunity events, as they can occur on both private and public property. Both scenarios can […]

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hit by stolen car

In personal injury situations where a person is hit by a car driven by the owner, the situation can be complex. However, when a person is hit by a stolen vehicle, the process becomes even more complicated. When determining who is responsible for paying property damages as well as compensating the victim for their injuries, […]

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roll over accident

Most Common Roll Over Accident Injuries

Posted December 7th, 2018

Sports utility vehicles (SUVs), minivans, pickup trucks, and vans tend to be more susceptible to rolling over in accidents since they have a higher center of gravity. Rollover accidents are particularly perilous because the driver and passengers may end up being ejected from the vehicle or have the roof of the car collapse on top […]

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car accident

Can 5 MPH Car Crashes Cause Injuries?

Posted October 31st, 2018

When most people think of car crashes, they envision high-speed impacts resulting in broken bones, lacerations, and even deaths. However, 15 percent of all car crashes are low-speed accidents, defined as those occurring when traveling less than 30 miles per hour. In fact, many crashes happen when one or both vehicles may be going only […]

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car accident

When you are involved in a car accident, you will be under great stress, and thus may not be thinking clearly. As a result, you may neglect to seek medical attention or speak with an attorney right away, thinking it’s not necessary. However, if later on you suffer lingering injuries and decide to pursue litigation, […]

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trax injury

For many people in Utah, riding the TRAX light rail or Frontrunner is quite common. However, while statistically much safer than being in a car or bus, accidents do still happen. Since a TRAX train weighs 27 times more than a car, if it hits a car while traveling only 25 mph, the force will […]

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county fair

Injured At The State Or County Fair?

Posted October 10th, 2018

When you attend a state or county fair, you expect to have fun. However, what starts out as fun may turn into a day filled with injuries. With large crowds of people, amusement rides, and animals present, a variety of accidents can occur. Whether you’re attending the Utah County Fair, Pony Express Days, Fair in […]

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Rubbernecking: Injuries that Can Happen

Posted September 10th, 2018

What is Rubbernecking? Rubbernecking is the act of staring at something outside of your car. It is considered a form of distracted driving. Car accidents are something that often attracts the attention of other drivers. However, drivers who look at other accidents may find themselves being involved in one themselves. It does not take long […]

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eating while driving

Distracted Driving: Eating Behind the Wheel

Posted September 3rd, 2018

We live in a society where people are constantly on the go. That is why many people eat while they are behind the wheel. Fast food makes it easy for people to get food on the go. While eating behind the wheel may seem like a convenient choice if you are a busy person, it […]

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estate planning

Last May, the Utah Uniform Transfer on Death Act became effective. The basic purpose of the law is to allow Utah residents to pass title from one person to the next while avoiding probate. Before enacting House Bill 199, property in Utah could only pass from one generation to the next through a number of […]

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