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

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car accident attorney Mark Carlson

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

Six Things to Consider When Hiring a Semi-Truck Accident Lawyer

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Trucking accident attorney

All road accidents are dangerous, but add a semi-truck into the equation, and the risks increase dramatically. Catastrophic truck accidents are all too common in the US, where the occupants of the passenger vehicle often face devastating consequences. Colliding with a truck can leave you seriously injured. And, as traumatic as that is, the damages you initially incur are only the tip … Read More

Utah Car Accident Statistics

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Car Accident Attorney Layton

Most drivers are aware that car accidents in Utah happen regularly. But just how regularly? To answer this question and several other questions about car accidents, let’s look at the state’s statistics. These figures can give us a clearer picture of how many accidents happen and how common car accident injuries are in our state.  Utah Car Accident Stats Summary … Read More

Safety Tips for Winter Riding on Utah Roads

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Motorcycle Accident Attorney for Utah Motorcyclists

At Carlson Injury Law, we are passionate advocates for motorcycle safety. We think it is particularly important to focus on safety during the winter. And before you ask who would go riding in January in Utah, remember just how dedicated some riders are. All it takes is a clear day and dry roads to get some riders out on the … Read More

Motorcycle Safety Tips for Utah

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Motorcycle Safety Tips for Utah Drivers

Any motorcycle safety course will tell you – visibility is one of the fundamental requirements of safe riding. This is true whether you are riding through a Provo neighborhood or cruising I-15 from one end of Utah to the other. Drivers are notorious for failing to look out for motorcyclists. By making your body and your motorcycle more visible, you … Read More

Why You Should Never Accept a Motorcycle Accident Payout Without Consulting an Attorney

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Motorcycle Accident Utah

Many people in Utah – including motorcyclists – want to trust others. That’s why it is so common for victims in motorcycle accidents to accept settlements when insurance companies offer them. But the truth is, most would be better off not trusting insurance companies.  Insurance companies are in business to make money. They do that by paying out as little … Read More

Texting and Drunk Driving: What You Need to Know

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texting and drunk driving attorney

Even minor automobile accidents in Utah can be traumatic. But if you have been involved in an accident with a driver who has been grossly negligent, such as one who was drunk or texting while driving, the damage to your health and property may be extensive. The good news is that if it can be proven that the other driver … Read More