Utah Motorcycle Safety Tips for Summer

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Utah motorcycle safety tips, just in time for summer.

At Carlson Injury, we are consistent proponents of motorcycle safety. Our motorcycle accident law firm has represented enough injured motorcyclists to appreciate the value of safe riding practices. Of course, we also understand that you can be riding perfectly and still get in a motorcycle accident. Ultimately, our goal is to keep you safe on Utah roads and to help … Read More

What to Do After a Utah Semi-Truck Accident

Carlson InjurySemi Truck, Truck Accidents

What to do after a Utah semi-truck accident

A Utah semi-truck accident can easily destroy property and lives. This type of accident tends to be significantly more damaging than an accident between two passenger cars. Commercial trucks are so much heavier than passenger cars. In an accident between the two, the passenger car always loses. No one wants to be involved in a trucking accident – but unfortunately, … Read More

Better Inspections to Prevent Youth Treatment Center Abuse

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Checklists can help prevent youth treatment center abuse.

The state of Utah has the most residential youth treatment centers in the country by a large margin. Unsurprisingly, patients accuse many of these youth treatment centers of abuse. Utah law requires regular inspections to help prevent abuse, but it still happens with disturbing frequency. Some advocates argue that improving the checklist inspectors use could help spot more issues and … Read More

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

Carlson InjuryAuto Accident Attorney, Car Accident

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

Carlson InjurySemi Truck, Truck Accidents

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