Considering the risks of distracted driving
Unfortunately, many people have witnessed distracted driving. Whether a driver is talking on the phone, texting, eating or putting on makeup, his or her attention is not on the road where it should be. It can cause serious injuries, resulting in expensive medical bills for the victim.Statistics also indicate that thousands of people each...read more
How seriously can alcohol impact a driver’s abilities?
Millions of Americans drink alcohol – some on a regular basis, some only on “special occasions.” Alcohol is prevalent in American culture. From a scientific and biological standpoint alcohol, once it is consumed, is absorbed through the digestive system and stays in a person’s bloodstream until it is metabolized in the liver. From a...read more
Are American drivers ‘out of control’?
The year 2020 was a tough one in a lot of ways, including traffic safety. And it looks like America’s highways and roads were even deadlier in 2021. A report from the group Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety says that as a country, our drivers are “out of control.” The report refers to...read more
Which time of year has the most accidents?
Driving always has the potential to be dangerous, but some times of the year are more dangerous to drive than others. There are some periods that are noticeably more dangerous, but what time of the year is the most dangerous? Summer and winter both seem to have a leading-edge, but for different reasons.Wintertime dangersSeveral holidays...read more
Liability for slip and fall accidents and help for victims
Victims of slip and fall accidents can be seriously injured in a fall in the ice and snow in a parking lot or sidewalk but victims can also be injured in slip and fall accidents year round. It is important for victims to be familiar with the legal protections available to help them when...read more
Modified comparative negligence law in Utah
Utah drivers know that motor vehicle accidents can occur unexpectedly, and many times there is no clear way to determine who or what exactly caused the accident. The unfortunate reality is that sometimes both drivers were at fault, and the question then becomes, who pays for what? Anyone who has been involved in a...read more