Are Wrongful Death Settlements Taxable In Utah?

Posted on March 26, 2024
During the emotional grief and anguish after a preventable death as well as the stress of a wrongful death claim in Utah, surviving family members don’t have time to consider the tax burden of a large settlement or jury award for their damages. Once the dust settles and those who lost a loved one...
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How To Divide A Wrongful Death Settlement In Utah

Posted on January 24, 2024
When a close family member dies it brings a cascade of consequences to loved ones left behind, including financial losses as well as grief and anguish, according to our Salt Lake City wrongful death attorney. If the death was the direct result of an individual’s or business’s carelessness, recklessness, or wrongful behavior, they are...
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What is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Survival Action?

Posted on July 3, 2023
The sudden, unexpected death of a loved one always feels wrong and traumatic for those left behind, but when the death was entirely preventable if only someone else had taken reasonable care, it’s even more tragic. An unexpected loss can leave family members dealing with financial hardships on top of their emotional anguish. As...
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How could a wrongful death suit help a family move forward?

Posted on May 11, 2020
Utah families seeking closure for an unexpected loss may file a wrongful death action to hold a company liable when its negligence was the cause. A court allows you and your surviving relatives to testify and describe how an unexpected fatality caused you severe harm. According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, fatalities involving a...
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Be cautious of avalanche dangers in early December

Posted on December 3, 2019
Snow hits hard in Utah when it falls, and that new, powdery layer might cause some real problems. A layer of weakened snow, which was deposited in October and is described as “weak and sugary,” is underneath a new pile of several feet of snow, all of which was dropped over the Thanksgiving holiday...
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Understanding Wrongful Death: Do you have a claim?

Posted on October 18, 2019
“What is considered a “wrongful death?” Wrongful death is when the death of a person is caused by the intentional act, recklessness or negligence of another individual or entity. Whether the fault lies with a person, business or large corporation, the survivors of the deceased may be entitled to monetary compensation for the loss...
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