How Bad Tires Increase the Risk of Car Accidents

Posted on October 21, 2022
Most of us take our car tires for granted and rarely consider them until declining tread quality finally captures our attention or we have a flat tire or a blowout. Sudden tire blowouts are frightening and dangerous. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, tire-related crashes caused 664 fatalities in 2020 alone. When tires...
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Whiplash Injury Compensation After a Car Accident

Posted on October 10, 2022
Whiplash injuries are by far the most common car accident injury in Utah and elsewhere, occurring even in minor car accidents as well as major ones. More than 2 million people suffer whiplash injuries in the United States each year. Some cases of whiplash are only a minor inconvenience with several weeks of pain...
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Emotional Damages After a Car Accident

Posted on August 17, 2022
Not all car accident injuries are physical injuries.  Some of the most significant and long-lasting distress suffered by car accident victims is to their mental and emotional health.   In a Utah personal injury claim, monetary compensation for mental and emotional distress may be recovered as part of a victim’s non-economic damages.  Non-economic damages are...
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Where Do Most Car Accidents Occur?

Posted on July 25, 2022
There were over 3,500 car accidents in Salt Lake City in 2021.  More than 1,200 of these involved injuries.  Utah cited approximately 61,500 car accidents with over 18,000 injuries. While vehicle crashes happen across Utah every day, there are precautions you and your loved ones can take to avoid becoming a car accident victim. ...
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Utah Car Accident Laws

Posted on June 30, 2022
As the victim of a car accident, you may assume the party liable for your injuries will be responsible for paying your medical costs and other accident-related expenses.  However, this depends on the state in which you live and whether you shared in any fault for the car accident. To find out about qualifying...
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Considering the risks of distracted driving

Posted on February 15, 2022
Unfortunately, many people have witnessed distracted driving. Whether a driver is talking on the phone, texting, eating or putting on makeup, his or her attention is not on the road where it should be. It can cause serious injuries, resulting in expensive medical bills for the victim. Statistics also indicate that thousands of people...
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