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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Wrongful Death Claims In Utah

Posted on October 31, 2015
Wrongful death claims are not subject to the exact same rules and regulations across the nation. Instead, each state has their own set of laws that dictate how wrongful death claims can be brought, how outcomes are determined and what damages may be rewarded in a successful claim. Here are a few important things...
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