Pedestrian struck and killed in Salt Lake City hit-and-run

Posted on February 17, 2021
Individuals in Utah and elsewhere often get around by foot. Whether it is to get some fresh air, travel from a parked car to their destination or their main source of transportation, there are various features to promote safer travel for pedestrians. Unfortunately, if a driver is not attentive or other negligence occurs, a...
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Rise in pedestrian deaths examined

Posted on February 1, 2021
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...
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Injured by a dog? Know your rights

Posted on January 21, 2021
Dogs are considered man’s best friend, which is why they are among the most common pets across the country. Their presence in nearly every other American household may offer the residents comfort, but can also become a source of stress if the dog injures another person. According to some estimates, about 4 million people...
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Staying safe while skiing backcountry

Posted on January 19, 2021
It is the time of year when many Utah residents take to the mountains to enjoy some skiing and snowboarding. With perfectly groomed slopes and well-marked trails, it may seem unusual to some that many winter athletes prefer to cut their own paths on the backcountry of local resorts. Backcountry is an area that...
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Do I have a legal claim after my car accident?

Posted on January 5, 2021
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...
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Filing a lawsuit after a residential slip-and-fall accident

Posted on December 24, 2020
Residential property owners, including owners of apartment complexes, condominiums, and houses, have a duty to make the property reasonably safe for invitees. If someone is visiting the property and is injured as a result of a dangerous condition on the property, the property owner may be legally at-fault for their injuries. One of the...
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