Legislators Approve New Regulations for Utah Treatment Centers

Carlson InjuryAbuse, Residential Treatment Facility, Youth

Neglected young man

Our firm is passionate about protecting children and teens who seek treatment at Utah treatment centers. Residential treatment centers are prone to abusing their powers and harming residents. These abuses have drawn attention from lawmakers. Those lawmakers have recently approved a bill to enhance oversight of these centers. It is a step in the right direction – a direction our … 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

Utah & US Trucking Accident Stats

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Nobody wants to be involved in a car accident or truck accident. But some types of accidents are more dangerous than others – and Utah trucking accidents are some of the deadliest. Large truck crashes usually injure the people traveling cars and passenger trucks, not the other way around. To get a clearer picture of the dangers of truck accidents, … Read More

What is a Wrongful Death Case in Utah?

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Loss of a loved one

When you lose a loved one in an accident, the emotional pain is often intense and for many, it can last a lifetime. But when that loved one’s death is caused by the negligence of another party, it can make the situation even worse. The death did not have to happen. If that individual or organization had been more careful, … 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

Paris Hilton Speaks Out About Residential Treatment Center Abuse

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Treatment Center Abuse

Paris Hilton recently made national news when she spoke to lawmakers about residential treatment center abuse. Her experiences at the Provo Canyon School in the 1990s might surprise many in the public. However, they are less surprising for anyone familiar with residential treatment centers. Hilton’s accusations may put more pressure on authorities to regulate treatment centers. If regulation improves, it … Read More

4 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

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Elderly Woman is Troubled

Nursing home abuse and neglect are more prevalent than many people realize. Studies indicate that there may be as many as 5 million elders abused each year. What makes that number even more unsettling is that it is likely too low. Many experts think that a large portion of abuse cases go unreported. If you have a loved one living … Read More

Signs Your Child is Using Drugs

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Mother talking to teenage son about drug use in Utah.

It is a fear every parent has – what if my child starts using drugs? The fear is well-founded. Statistics show that by the end of high school, a significant portion of teens have experimented with alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and prescription medications. Just trying substances does not necessarily mean that they will become addicted – but what if they do? … Read More