Motor accidents are stressful, scary, and dangerous. And most often, they happen in a blur. While assigning blame may not be your first instinct after a traumatizing car crash, it’s crucial to your eventual insurance claim. Utah is a hotbed for fatal road accidents. Car crashes claimed 320 lives in 2021: a 15.9% increase over 2020. Given the trend, there’s a … Read More
How to Recognize Elder Abuse in Utah
According to the National Institute on Aging, hundreds of thousands of elders are abused every year in the US. People over the age of 60 are often exploited financially, abused, or neglected – and often by those that are supposed to care for them. This abuse can happen in a variety of places, including their homes and assisted living facilities. … Read More
Shutting Down Abuse at Utah Youth Treatment Centers
Abuse at Utah youth treatment centers appears to occur frequently, according to the Salt Lake City Tribune. Unfortunately, this seldom leads to the closure of these facilities. According to APM reports, during the past five years, the Utah Office of Licensing has not shut down a single facility. This is despite many reports of abuse. Why Doesn’t Abuse Lead … Read More
Motorcycle Accident Lawyers: How Is Fault Determined in Motorcycle Accidents?
Motorcycle accidents can result in serious physical damages such as traumatic head injuries, loss of limbs, paralysis, and so on. These can not only mean high medical costs for victims, but also turn their life upside-down. As a result, victims also have to endure mental anguish and pain. Taking legal recourse with the help of an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer can be … Read More
What Type of Damages Can You Recover from a Semi-Truck Accident?
Accidents involving semi-trucks are all too common in Utah. Every month the state witnesses several dozen semi-truck accidents, some of which can be deadly. Not so long ago, a driver died in a semi-truck crash near Green river. Semi-trucks are larger and heavier than passenger vehicles. Plus, they may also be hauling hundreds of pounds of cargo, which can cause fatal collisions. Even … Read More
What Counts as Utah Youth Treatment Center Abuse?
Utah youth treatment center abuse is an ongoing problem, one that state legislators are only now starting to address. It is difficult for many to imagine that treatment centers – organizations families entrust to help their children heal – would instead go so far as to abuse those children. Unfortunately, the abuse is all too real. Abuse is a word … Read More
Utah Motorcycle Accident Avoidance – Tips for Spring
No one ever wants to get into a Utah motorcycle accident – but it can still happen, and does all too often. Fortunately, there are things you can do to protect yourself on the road. Here are some motorcycle safety tips specifically for spring riding in Utah. Safe Riding Tips for Spring – Avoid a Utah Motorcycle Accident Motorcycle accidents … Read More
Does My Case Need Accident Reconstruction – And How Can It Help?
Most accidents happen in a blur. They’re traumatic, and as a result, victims often have trouble recalling what happened. They may also remember things differently and provide conflicting statements. This means that determining fault in an auto accident case is not always simple. Unless car accident lawyers have a clear understanding of the events surrounding the crash, they may struggle … Read More
What to Expect from a Utah Personal Injury Lawyer
When you have sustained serious injuries from an accident, it can make living your normal life extremely difficult. If someone was behaving negligently and caused your accident, that only makes the situation worse. Many people in circumstances like yours hire a Utah personal injury lawyer. If you are trying to decide if you should do the same, it may help … Read More
Why Are Utah Truck Accidents So Deadly?
Car and truck accidents often lead to injury and sometimes to fatalities. However, Utah truck accidents involving large commercial vehicles are far more likely to cause catastrophic injuries and death. What is it that makes these accidents so dangerous? Utah Truck Accidents – Some of the Deadliest In 2019 alone, there were over 5,000 commercial trucks involved in crashes that … Read More