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What Does Litigation Mean in a Personal Injury Case?

Posted on January 24, 2024
No one starts their day expecting it to end with a serious injury, but car accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, workplace injuries, injuries from defective products, and other negligence-related injuries occur to people across the country daily. When an injury occurs because of someone else’s careless or reckless actions, the injury victim doesn’t have to be...
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Can I Recover Damages for Emotional Distress?

Posted on June 14, 2023
Any accident with painful injuries is distressing and some are potentially life-altering, especially when they cause long-term impacts or disability. But when a preventable accident occurs due to someone else’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional wrongdoing, it’s much more traumatic. In some cases, the severe trauma of suffering a terrible accident causes lingering emotional distress...
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What Is The Difference Between Ordinary and Gross Negligence?

Posted on June 14, 2023
Most personal injury cases are based on negligence on the part of the person or entity at fault for the injury. The court defines a party’s act of negligence as breaching the duty of care to prevent harm to others by failing to take measures to prevent injury the way a reasonable person would...
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How to Measure the Emotional Distress Caused by a Dog Bite

Posted on May 22, 2023
A dog attack is one of the most frightening ways to sustain painful injuries with lasting physical and emotional damage. The sense of terror and helplessness when “man’s best friend” suddenly attacks, can have lasting negative impacts on physical health and emotional well-being. While it’s a straightforward matter to calculate medical costs after painful...
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Distracted Driving Laws in Utah

Posted on February 24, 2023
Only a few decades ago, distracted driving meant fiddling with a radio dial or eating a hamburger while driving. While those distractions also pose danger, instances of accidents from distracted driving have skyrocketed in the era of smartphones. Distracted driving caused 3,142 fatalities in traffic accidents in 2020. When something other than driving takes...
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Utah Pedestrian Laws You Should Know

Posted on February 24, 2023
Walking to destinations within the community is a positive choice for our own health and the health of the environment. No one expects to be injured while out walking to run errands, walk a dog, or just enjoy the fresh air and exercise. Sadly, 10.7% of accident fatalities in Utah involve pedestrians. When a...
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