ski lift accident

Ski lift malfunctions are often the result of lift attendant negligence or the failure to properly maintain them. Given the height of lifts, a fall from one can result in severe and permanent injuries or death. Costs for hospitalizations and surgeries to repair fractured bones and torn joints can easily exceed six figures. Then, there […]

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black ice

Utah Black Ice Auto Accidents

Posted February 26th, 2019

Black ice is transparent, and many drivers fail to see it on the road, especially when temperatures drop at night. That is because it takes on the color of the surface below it. Black ice is hazardous, and in the context of auto accidents, it can be a contributing cause of fender benders, injuries or […]

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weather related accident

Weather-Related Auto Accidents

Posted February 19th, 2019

Severe weather is dangerous for anybody who is on the road. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, bad weather coupled with bar road conditions factor into almost 500,000 accidents and 2,000 traffic fatalities annually. Here are some recommendations from the Provo lawyers at Howard, Lewis & Petersen for driving in bad weather conditions.  […]

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decorating dangers

Dangers While Decorating

Posted January 31st, 2019

The holidays are a festive time that people love decorating their homes to bring cheer to family and friends. While it is fun to hang lights, tinsel, and so much more, it is important to be aware of potential dangers associated with decorating. In the event that you or someone you know has an injury, […]

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dui accidents

Why Driving can be More Hazardous During Holiday Periods You face certain risks every time you venture onto the road, but certain times of the year are more dangerous than others. Holiday periods generally experience more traffic accidents and related casualties due to wet or icy road conditions. Holiday celebrations also increase the risk of […]

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holiday shopping

Injured while shopping for the Holidays?

Posted January 18th, 2019

When the holiday season arrives, many people are busy searching for that perfect gift. However, since stores are very crowded, many people get injured during their shopping sprees. In these cases, premises liability is an issue, since it is likely the store is at fault. To learn about the injuries shoppers sustain, and how to […]

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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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