10 Questions To Ask a Utah car accident lawyer

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Auto accidents are not showing any signs of decline. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that although Americans drove less in 2020 during the pandemic, there was a 7.2% increase in traffic fatalities compared to 2019. NHTSA’s early estimates show that an estimated 38,680 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2020. If you or your loved one has … Read More

Common Causes of Auto Accidents in Winter

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Common causes of Utah auto accidents in winter

It is probably not surprising, but icy roads are the most dangerous road condition for drivers. Snow is not safe, either. Winter weather leads to three fatalities out of every 1,000 traffic accidents. Driving in winter can make auto accidents more likely for a variety of reasons. Let’s look at some of the most common causes of winter auto accidents … Read More

Tips to Avoid Utah Auto Accidents in Winter

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Tips to avoid utah auto accidents in winter

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, almost a quarter of weather-related vehicle crashes happen on “snowy, slushy, or icy pavement.” Accidents in snowfall or sleet kill nearly 1,000 people each year. Winter weather can make driving dangerous, as the statistics demonstrate. So, what can drivers do to avoid Utah auto accidents in winter? Read on to learn some vital … Read More

Distracted Driving Accidents – Facts to Know

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Distracted driving accidents facts to know

Distracted driving accidents in Utah can be deadly. They happen far more often than most people realize. And the nature of these accidents can lead to catastrophic injuries when they are not deadly. Here are some of the most important facts about distracted driving that you should know. Facts About Distracted Driving Accidents 1. Distracted driving isn’t just texting and … Read More

6 Qualities You Should Look for in a Utah Car Accident Lawyer

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A car accident is traumatizing both mentally and physically. According to the Utah Department of Health, the state witnesses a car crash every eight minutes.  Despite a drastically lower number of cars on the roads because of the pandemic-induced lockdown, more people died of car accidents in 2020 than in 2019, according to a report by Fox 13 Salt Lake City.  Utah is … Read More

Types of Damages in a Utah Car Accident Case

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Damages include medical bills

When you speak to a personal injury lawyer about your Utah car accident case, it’s reasonable to ask about money. If you win your case, what kind of compensation can you expect? It’s a question we hear regularly at Carlson Injury Law and one we do our best to answer. But every case is different and we can only estimate … Read More