Colleen Cowles: November 2020 Teacher of the Month

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Colleen Cowles

Ms Cowles teaches 9th-11th Grade Math (pre-secondary, secondary 1, and math 1030) at Venture High School. She has been teaching for 6 years. Thank you, Colleen! Above and beyond Mrs. Cowles is one of the most hard-working teachers around. All teachers work hard so that is really saying something! Mrs. Cowles goes above and beyond for her students and her … Read More

Semi Truck Accidents: Who Can Sue, and Who Can Be Sued?

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Trcking accident Attorney Utah

If you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident with a semi-truck in Utah, you may feel like you are outmatched and underrepresented. Shipping by semi-truck is a multi-billion dollar industry. As a policy, these companies have excellent insurance and legal representation. However, if you have suffered injury or damages to no fault of your own, you can and should seek … Read More

Sexual Assault in Utah: Know Your Rights

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Utah Sex Assault Attorney

At Carlson Injury law, we believe that everyone should know their rights – but we believe it is particularly important for sexual assault victims. Victims often worry about being shamed or not being believed, which unfortunately results in underreporting of sexual assaults in Utah and across the country. We know that if victims are aware of their rights, they are … Read More

Why is abuse so prevalent at residential treatment facilities?

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Youth Treatment Center Abuse

When you entrust a family member or loved one to a residential treatment center, you want to know that they will be cared for properly. Unfortunately, such treatment centers do not have a great record – abuse is common, so common that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) conducted a comprehensive study to determine why abuse was so prevalent. GAO … Read More

Why You Should Seek Medical Care in an Accident

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Utah car accident lawyer

The aftermath of an auto accident can be chaotic. You may be confused, wondering what had just happened, unsure of how you feel physically, and have a thousand other things going through your head. If you have been seriously injured or are in significant pain, it will seem obvious that you should seek medical care. But if you are not … Read More

Julie Mower: October 2020 Teacher of the Month

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Julie Mower

Julie teaches 2nd grade at Clinton Elementary, Clinton, Utah. She has been teaching for 8 years. Thank you, Julie! Constantly working to improve Julie is an amazing teacher who cares deeply about each of her students. She is creative and resourceful, tech savvy, and always willing to help her colleagues. Julie constantly works to improve her knowledge base and teaching … Read More

Nursing Home Laws in Utah: Everything You & Your Family Should Know

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Utah Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

The elderly have always been among the most vulnerable members of our society and we owe them the care and respect that they deserve. To fulfill our duty of care, sometimes we must take additional steps to hold nursing home staff and management accountable and ensure that our elders are being treated with care and respect. A nursing home is … Read More

Utah State Laws Overview: A Motorcycle Accident

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Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Utah

When you ride a motorcycle, you know that when it comes to accidents it’s not a matter of if but of when. Of course, if you are a careful rider you do everything in your power to avoid accidents. Unfortunately, you cannot control other drivers. If those around you on the road are not careful, they can cause an accident … Read More

Why You Need a Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

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Nursing Home Lawyer Utah

When you entrust your elderly loved one to a nursing home, you naturally assume that the staff will take good care of them. Your loved one needs regular care. They are vulnerable. Unfortunately, some nursing homes take advantage of that vulnerability to neglect and/or abuse their residents.  It is the responsibility of nursing homes to provide shelter, clothing, safety, nourishment, … Read More