Why File a Utah Uber Accident Claim

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Good reasons to file a Utah Uber accident claim.

Uber and Lyft have taken a hefty percentage of the ground transportation market in Utah in recent years. While these services have certainly been convenient for many passengers, there have also been some problems. Rideshare accidents are increasing, which means the number of injured in these accidents is increasing as well. Fortunately, a successful Utah Uber accident claim or Lyft … Read More

What is Considered Distracted Driving in Utah?

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Distracted driving in Utah includes eating while driving.

Most people are aware of the problem posed by distracted driving. In 2016, Utah had 5,748 distracted driver crashes – an obvious indicator that driving while distracted can be dangerous. Using handheld mobile devices is likely the most common form of distracted driving in Utah, but there are others. Let’s look at the various ways a driver can be distracted … Read More

Reasons to Hire a Utah Wrongful Death Lawyer

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Reasons to hire a Utah wrongful death lawyer

Losing a family member is never easy. When the death results from the negligence of another party, it only makes the situation harder. Carlson Injury represents clients in the pursuit of wrongful death cases. If you are considering filing a lawsuit, we think it is important that you understand the reasons to hire a Utah wrongful death lawyer. 5 Reasons … Read More

Reasons for Suing a Nursing Home

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Reasons for suing a nursing home can include serious fall injuries

Does your elderly loved one show signs of nursing home abuse or neglect? If the answer is yes, you may be wondering if you should take legal action. We are advocates for nursing home abuse victims and we believe that those victims deserve skilled legal representation. However, you may still be uncertain if your reasons for suing a nursing home … Read More

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

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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

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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