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August 25, 2020

THE COST OF A UTAH CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

WHAT IS THE COST OF A UTAH CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY? Car insurance companies have mountains of attorneys living in Utah, but what is the actual Cost of Utah Car Accident Attorney? Are they worth it? How do I know I hired a good attorney that will get me the actual compensation for… Continue reading

July 18, 2020

UTAH'S CAR ACCIDENT THRESHOLD–bone fractures EFF. 01/2020

As of 01/01/2020 Utah's long standing threshold for making a general damages claim has changed. "Threshold" is the specified criteria where you can make a general damages claim in a Utah car accident. Just because a car collision occurred, doesn't mean you can make a general damages, for pain and suffering compensation… Continue reading

July 15, 2020

UTAH'S DOG BITE STATUTE

If you are bit by a dog in Utah, Utah’s dog bite statute will govern.Utah Code Ann. 18-1-1 et seq (2020) is the controlling statute and lays out a strict liability standard for when dogs attack, bite or otherwise cause injury. See this deeper article on dog bites in general. Strict Liability… Continue reading

July 01, 2020

WHO COVERS YOUR MEDICAL BILLS WHEN YOU ARE IN A UTAH CAR ACCIDENT?

Who covers your medical bills when you are in a car collision? Are you required to pay your doctors up front? Does your Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) insurance benefits cover the bills? Does your private health care insurance provider pay them? This article outlines who pays your medical bills and in what… Continue reading

June 27, 2020

UTAH MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION IN PERSONAL INJURY CASES

What is Mediation and Arbitration in Utah? What is Utah mediation or arbitration when it comes to car accidents, dog bites or slip & fall injury cases?               Mediation is where a professional third-party attorney, usually very experienced in personal injury, facilitates the parties to an out-of-court settlement.               Arbitration is where… Continue reading