Rise in pedestrian deaths examined
Pedestrians have no physical protection against vehicles. This may account for the 53 percent rise in pedestrian deaths in this country from 2009 to 2018. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety recently issued a report on the potential causes of these fatal motor vehicle accidents. Alarming trendsPedestrian deaths from 4,109 to 6,283 from 2009...read more
Do I have a legal claim after my car accident?
In a matter of moments, a car accident can upend your life. The aftermath of one of these crashes can leave you with extraordinarily damages that are physical, emotional, and financial in nature. You might struggle to live your daily life following one of these crashes, and the physical and emotional pain and suffering...read more
Law enforcement officer hospitalized after auto accident in Utah
When there is a motor vehicle accident in Salt Lake City and throughout Utah, emergency responders are relied upon to help those who might have been injured and need treatment. However, auto crashes can happen to anyone and even those whose responsibility it is to investigate and assist after a collision can be involved...read more
Can deer season threaten drivers?
Recreational hunters think of the fall as the sporting season. Open game for deer is an exciting time and a way of keeping the deer population under control. The deer population can also impact the safety of the roads.Over 40% of car accidents happen between October and December, with the bulk of accidents occurring in November....read more
What are some common causes of motorcycle accidents?
Utah motorcyclists may be using the last of the pleasant weather before winter sets in to take to the streets on their bikes. While motorcycling can be a fun hobby and an efficient means of travel, it is also dangerous when a negligent driver strikes a motorcyclist, causing serious injuries or fatalities. The following...read more
Driver leaves scene after fatally injuring pedestrian
The sudden anxiety that afflicts a person after they have had a traumatic experience, such as striking another vehicle or a pedestrian with their car, can produce all kinds of erratic behavior. In many cases, this behavior can create significant legal problems for the actor, as demonstrated by a recent pedestrian fatality in Salt...read more