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What is personal injury protection? Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance coverage is required by law in Utah. This coverage can also be called “No-fault” insurance. That is because it allows your insurance company to start issuing payments on your behalf before fault is determined in the accident. This is very beneficial if you have not […]

Salt Lake City car accident lawyer

What is my injury case worth? This is one of the most common questions I get as an attorney. Often my clients are concerned about paying off past medical bills and recouping lost wages. Everyone wants to know if they can afford those medical bills and how to pay for rent or the mortgage when […]

Salt Lake City car accident lawyer

If you are injured in a Utah car accident, knowing what to do next can help ensure that you get the care and compensation you need to recover, medically, financially and emotionally. Hopefully you will never have to face the painful reality of being a car crash victim but, if the unthinkable does come about, […]

Salt Lake City auto accident lawyers

If you were injured in a car accident, you have the right to pursue appropriate compensation for your injuries. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to go to court to get the compensation you deserve. In most cases, an experienced car accident lawyer can negotiate with the insurance company to get you a reasonable […]

Medical Bills After a Car Accident

The Car Accident You were in a car accident. Your car was damaged, but the worst part is the injuries you suffered. Cars can be replaced or repaired, the things you were planning to do that day can wait, but your physical body cannot be replaced and sometimes the restoration of your health comes at […]

car damaged accident attorney

Car accidents can be a huge hassle! You have to take care of your injuries, some of which require significant time visiting doctors and can affect you for a long time. Also, depending on the type of accident, it is very likely that you will have to deal with damage to your car. This damage […]

Personal injury lawyer in Salt Lake City

Every personal injury lawyer in Utah sets their own fees, which can vary depending on the attorney and law firm. When you work with a lawyer who accepts your case on a contingency basis, you won’t have to worry about paying any legal fees or expenses until you receive a settlement. This offers significant peace-of-mind, […]

car accident repair or replace

Who decides if your car is a total loss or can be repaired? Unfortunately, there are many things to worry about after a car accident. If you are injured in a car accident, how and where you are going to get medical treatment is one of things that you have to be concerned with. Also, […]

Auto accident lawyer in SLC

When you suffer injuries in a car accident in Salt Lake City or the surrounding communities of northern Utah, it can leave you without the ability to work, pay your bills, or even get the medical treatment you need to recover. Without quick, professional treatment for your injuries, you could suffer from complications or long-term […]

unique intersections Salt Lake

Continuous Flow Intersections are meant to ease congestion on busy streets. You may not have known the name or the purpose, but when you came to this type of intersection, such as the one at 3500 South and Bangerter Highway, you were probably a bit confused, shocked, or maybe even oblivious. You may have witnessed […]

While driving through residential streets the term “car accident lawyer” is hardly likely to be running through your head. However, in a split second things can change, accidents can happen, and making a call to an car accident lawyer may be one of the next things you will need to do. This is especially true […]

Parking lots may seem like a relatively safe place to drive: People tend to drive slowly and the majority of cars are not actually moving because they are parked. But this assumption could not be further from the truth. Parking lots are a very hazard place to drive! Yes, people do tend to drive slower […]

West Jordan Car Accident.  I recently represented a client who was involved in a West Jordan Car Accident. I had previously represented this client for another West Jordan car accident. She was hit from behind in both car accidents in West Jordan. This time the damage to her car was not substantial, but still the […]

What does MY auto insurance do for me when I am in an car accident?   If you have the unfortunate circumstance of being in a car accident in Utah, one of the first things you will be asked to show is your auto insurance card or proof of car insurance. It isn’t just illegal […]

With Utah’s population continually growing, there are more and more drivers on the road. This is especially the case in West Valley City, which can result in a West Valley Car Accident. Although the sheer number of drivers on the road should not mean there are more accidents, it unfortunately does. You may be a […]

One of the first questions I get from clients is, “What is my totaled car worth or my total loss car worth?” Or “How much money should I get for my damaged car?”  A totaled car is a vehicle that has been declared a total loss by the insurance company or cannot be repaired by […]

How long is too long to wait after a car accident to see a doctor or chiropractor?

Salt Lake County car accidents- There were numerous car accidents throughout Salt Lake County because of the recent snow storms. News media reported that there was at least 75 crashes on Wednesday alone with more snow expected on Thursday, December 27th. A couple of the accident involved vehicles hitting police vehicles. The major factor for […]

As reported by Fox 13 news, an older man tragically passed away several weeks ago in a West Jordan car accident. The man was driving the wrong way on Bangerter Highway causing the West Jordan accident. He actually struck numerous vehicles per news reports. Sadly, the man passed away.  The man may have been having […]

West Valley City Car Accident: As reported by various news outlets, a 19-year old woman tragically passed away in a West Valley City car accident on December 1st. As reported by fox13now.com, “Police said 19-year-old Holly Nickle was traveling southbound in a passenger car on SR-111 when she ran a red light near 5400 South. […]

As a focus on driving and safety, I’m going to discuss the most common type of car accidents. This article is solely based on my opinion and is not a specific study. That said, I have handled around a couple thousand car accident cases. If we can focus on why car accidents occur more frequently, […]

One of my clients was injured in a car crash near Sugarhouse and Millcreek, Utah. The car accident involved several vehicles and my client was injured. It seems that the driver of the car who caused the crash was distracted. Unfortunately, that seems to be occurring more and more frequently, despite the efforts of the […]

About a year ago, one of my client’s was hurt in a car crash near West Valley City, Utah. My client was driving her car near West Valley City when she was struck from behind by another car. Although the damage to her car wasn’t substantial, she did suffer a concussion. My client was taken […]

Here at Symkoviak Law Firm, we assist many clients that were injured in West Valley City. Recently, we assisted a client that had a bad injury in a car accident in West Valley City. The client was proceeding through an intersection in West Valley City when another vehicle turned in front of her, causing the […]

I recently represented a client who was hurt in a car crash in West Jordan, Utah. My client was stopped waiting at a red light when he was violently struck from behind by another vehicle. The accident happened near Jordan Landing in West Jordan. The other driver claimed not to be at-fault for the crash, […]

I was recently contacted by a client who was involved in a car accident in Magna, Utah. Unlike most of my posts, where I discuss past clients, this client, who was in a car accident in Magna, is still a current client- so I won’t be able to give many of the details about the […]

I recently assisted a client who was involved in a car accident in Kearns. My client was hurt when the vehicle he was in was rear-ended by a van at a stop light. The crash caused substantial damage to both vehicle. In fact, looking at the pictures of the vehicles, you would automatically assume that […]

Over the years, I have represented numerous clients who have been injured in car accidents all over Utah and Salt Lake County. A large percentage of my clients are involved in car crashes in Salt Lake County, especially West Valley City and West Jordan. Earlier this year, I represented a client who was involved in […]

A little while ago, I was contacted by a former client who was involved in another car accident in West Jordan, Utah. The client wondered if he would have a case since he was injured in a prior car crash. I explained to him that he would indeed have a case, especially since his injuries […]

I recently assisted a client that was injured in West Valley City in a car accident. The client was actually initially represented by an attorney in a large firm here in the Salt Lake Valley, but the client was extremely disappointed in the service he was receiving. The former attorney would never call or contact […]

  West Valley City Car Accident I had the opportunity to assist a nice gentleman from West Valley City, Utah recently. He was driving in West Valley City when he was hit from behind by another car. The damage was not huge, but it did do damage to his vehicle. The other car was determined […]

Car Accident: Dealing With Insurance After A Car Accident? One of the most common questions I get is, “How do I deal with the auto insurance company after a car crash?” Many people start the process after a car accident believing that insurance companies are not going to treat them fairly. I believe this belief […]

Sadly, several media outlets, including KSL, are reporting that a woman was killed in a car crash when her vehicle hit a concrete barrier on I-80 near 700 East in Salt Lake City. This is near our office in Sugarhouse. According to news reports, the woman was not wearing her seatbelt and was partially ejected […]

Large snow storms hit the Salt Lake Valley area February 19, 2018. All areas of the valley were affected including West Valley City and West Jordan. According to many news outlets, Sandy city was hit the hardest with some areas receiving two feet of snow! All of this snow lead to dangerous driving conditions all […]

Your spine is one of the more common areas to be injured during a car accident.  Even with technological and safety features such as airbags and seatbelts, you can still get a back injury from the impact of another car or object. Today we will be taking a look at those most common types of […]

The no-fault car insurance term is one that is often misunderstood and in turn often prevents people from pursuing a claim in a car accident when it was not their fault.  If you question what no-fault means or have a question of liability in terms of who is at fault, continue reading below for more information.

I recently represented another client who was involved in a multiple vehicle car crash in West Valley City, Utah. My client was actually one of several vehicles involved in the crash. The person who caused the crash hit the initial vehicle so forcefully that it pushed that vehicle into several other vehicles, causing a chain-reaction […]

Running or owning a restaurant can be a really fun experience. It can also take up a lot of your time and require your full responsibility. Not only for your actions, but the actions of others.  If you run a restaurant or plan to buy one in the future here are a few liabilities you will want to […]

A few months ago, I represented an injured client who was involved in a car crash on Bangerter Highway in West Valley City, Utah. My client entered the intersection on a green light to cross Bangerter Highway in West Valley City when he was suddenly struck on the side of his car by another car. […]

Distracted driving might not seem like that big of a deal until you get into a car accident and severely hurt yourself or someone else.  While there are all types of reasons to get distracted while driving, here are three categories of distracted driving you should be aware of. Visual Distractions This type of distracted driving […]

Is my car accident injury case too small for me to get a lawyer? I get this question a lot. Sometimes potential clients are worried about wasting my time and so they are afraid to ask for help for their injury case. The answer is always to contact a lawyer if you have been hurt […]

At first thought, a slip and fall accident  may seem like one of the least dangerous types of accidents. But they can cause quite a bit of damage and injury.  One of the biggest issues with falls is that when people first falls to the ground they don’t immediately notice they have been injured. Or, if so, […]

Most of the time when a car accident claim is filed, the claim is settled before it ever turns into something more.  But, if you happen to have a claim that simply cannot be settled outside of court, you will need to go to court to have it settled. There are many reasons why there […]

The statute of limitations was created in order to create fairness for both the plaintiff and the defendant. Every state has its own statute of limitations for filing civil actions against a person or a business. It doesn’t matter if it’s a health issue and you want to file against a doctor or a hospital […]

Every single year, brain injuries account for 1.7 million deaths, ER visits and even hospitalizations. The really important factor you need to know about a brain injury is that you don’t need to be involved in an accident at a high rate of speed in order to have one. In fact, most people who hire a  brain […]

A little while ago, I represented a client who was injured in a parking lot at Hunter High School in West Valley City, Utah. My client was a student at Hunter High School. During a break in classes, my client climbed on a friend’s car to play around. The friend was in the car and […]

Not too long ago I represented a client that was injured in a car accident in West Valley City, Utah. My client was injured when he was hit from behind by another car as he was waiting for a red light. His car was damaged. The trunk was smashed in a little bit, along with […]

When it comes to an auto accident, most of these claims are settled outside of court. However, if all of the attempts that you put forth fail in resolving your claim, your case will most likely go to trial and you will need a trial lawyer to help you along, not only with the case […]

Can a passenger make a claim against a driver for a car accident? Here is the situation: You are riding as a passenger in the car your friend is driving. You are heading down Redwood Road in West Valley City, Utah heading to the Valley Fair Mall. Your friend is talking to you and playing […]

Losing a loved one to an accidental death can be one of the most difficult situations to go through. It might feel like something has been ripped from your life and things will never be the same again. This is considered a time for grief. But, chances are there are many other things that will […]

I recently helped a couple who were in a car accident in Southern Utah. The couple did not live in the United States and so they had a lot of concerns about how things would be handled, including their medical bills. I believe that they originally did not get a lawyer right after the accident […]

I recently represented a client who was in a car crash in West Valley City, Utah. My client collided with another vehicle in an intersection in West Valley. The insurance company for the other driver claimed  my client was equally at-fault for the accident. At that time, I was not representing this client. My client […]

Every state has its own reasons behind why car accidents happen. In the state of Utah, one of the biggest reasons car accidents happen is because of speeding. Speeding has been the #1 factor for car accidents in 2013, 2014, and 2015.  #2  in 2015 was drunk driving, #4 was drunk driving in 2013 and 2014 and the […]

Most car accident victims will benefit from hiring a West Valley city car accident attorney as soon as a car accident happens. If you’re questioning why a lawyer with experience in this type of law would be beneficial to you, here are a few reasons. Many people that have a car accident think it is best […]

Back and neck injuries are some of the most common injuries that we see after car accidents. During a car accident, the body is often thrust violently forward or sideways and then back the opposite direction. This movement frequently causes damages to the back and neck. The severity of these injuries greatly varies from accident […]

When it comes to accidents or malicious activities, people don’t always refer to catastrophic injuries, so it is important to make sure you know what it is and the different types that are classified under catastrophic. The term catastrophic injuries deals with the most severely injured people. Because of the change in quality of life or chronic pain suffered […]

Many times, after a tragic car accident or other accidental injury or death, claimants delay on filing a lawsuit because  they are busy focusing on the chaos and turmoil the accident has happened.   While immediate medical attention, comforting of family and friends, and getting your life back into some semblance of order must be first priorities, you […]

¿Cómo obtiene su deducible de seguro de automóvil para su reclamo por daños a la propiedad? Digamos que usted está conduciendo por Redwood Road en West Valley City cuando se detiene en una luz roja. Desafortunadamente, el vehículo detrás de ti no se detiene y te golpea, golpeándote adelante. Su parachoques y el maletero de […]

How do you get your automobile insurance deductible back for your property damage claim? Let’s say you are driving down Redwood Road in West Valley City when you come to a stop at a red light. Unfortunately, the vehicle behind you doesn’t stop and hits you, slamming you forward.  Your bumper and the trunk of […]

Let’s talk about getting compensation and a settlement after a car accident. In Utah, you have to have at least $3,000 in medical bills, or meet another qualification, in order to make a claim for pain and suffering. What is pain and suffering compensation? Compensation for pain and suffering is money that you get to […]

How do you make a claim if the other driver doesn’t have insurance? Unfortunately, there are other drivers out there in Salt Lake City and Utah that do not have automobile insurance, as required by the law. What happens when one of these drivers runs a red-light and hits you? Or if one of these […]

No amount of money can replace a loved one.  But if you have lost a loved one through due to an accidental death, you are legally entitled to compensation for expenses related to the loss.  This allows dependents left behind to pick up the pieces and move on without worrying about financial issues related to  medical bills, loss […]

How do I get the most money for my personal injury settlement? This is a question I frequently hear when I talk with someone who has been in a car accident. The question is justified as there are often past medical bills to pay, future medical bills, and sometimes a lifetime of suffering. The first […]

You have so many critical decisions to make when you or a loved one has experienced a spinal cord injury due to a vehicle accident. The first decision is about finding legal representation who fully understands the complexities of a spinal cord injury.

What do I do if I have been in a car accident and I need surgery, but I don’t have health insurance? If you have been seriously hurt in an auto accident, you may have this very question. If you have a Utah automobile insurance policy, typically your own insurance will cover at least the […]

If you have been in a car accident in Utah, you might be wondering who pays for your medical bills. You may have been contacted by your own insurance and told about PIP or personal injury protection benefits. Utah automobile insurance policies must give you coverage of at least $3,000 for PIP coverage. This means […]

Getting your car repaired after an accident? Many people have questions about getting their car or truck fixed after they have been in a car accident. This post will attempt to answer some questions about the property damage claim you might have after a car crash. Will my car be fixed or replaced? That depends […]

It is very common to sustain back and neck injuries in a car accident. The reason for this is because of the forces involved in the accident itself.  For example, when you vehicle is hit from behind, you might be thrust backwards violently. Sometimes your head will snap back and strike the headrest of the […]

Does having surgery increase the value of my personal injury or car accident case? There are several reasons why having surgery increases the value of your personal injury case. First, insurance companies receive numerous claims from potential claimants each day. They have to determine which claims are more serious and will require higher settlements. One […]

Most everyone who has ever been involved in a real-world, rear-end car crash as well as those who have witnessed one on television believe that whiplash is an inevitable result of this type of accident. The actual truth is a little more complicated. Here is a quick rundown on what doctors will diagnose as whiplash, […]

No one ever wants to be involved in a road accident but they can happen at the most unexpected time. It is only prudent to deal with it in a timely and completely legal manner. Here are four things a driver must do in the event of a road accident to ensure that they have as little […]

Hiring the right personal injury lawyer is important if you want to win your case. You need to find a lawyer who can handle your claim and get the compensation you deserve from your injury. With so many lawyers available, it can sometimes be difficult to find the right one. Use these tips to help […]

Are you one of the rare individuals who is able to keep ahead of life? You keep your paperwork in order, always early arrive, plan ahead, and you’re on target with your goals. Or, perhaps you’re more like typical adults. You feel successful if you manage to pay the minimum on all your bills each month, maintain a small savings […]

Have you recently suffered from a car accident or experienced a personal injury caused by another individual? As insurance companies tend to dispute or fight against providing individuals compensation for injuries, a personal injury or trial lawyer can help resolve these issues at hand without you having to do much work at all. The first […]

Every accidental car wreck needs to be taken seriously – even if there is no apparent immediate harm.  A serious bodily injury may be sustained but not manifest itself until days later.  This is why it’s prudent to engage the services of an experienced car accident lawyer to protect your interests. Serious injuries are not always immediately […]

  Dog bites have become a regular part of personal injury law. If you have been bitten by a dog, you may or may not have been seriously injured. If you have a serious injury resulting from a dog attack, it is best you contact a dog bite lawyer to protect your interests and get […]

Have you recently experienced a personal injury and been unable to receive the compensation you deserve from the insurance company? It’s time to seek legal help and have representation that will get the job done for you. If you experienced a spinal cord injury, head injury, or a slip and fall at work, contact a lawyer who […]

The term wrongful death refers to a situation where death occurs due to the negligence of a person. If this happens to someone in your family, the insurance should compensate you for the lost life. The insurance money goes to the family left behind to take care of the loss of income that the deceased was […]

A brain injury can be caused by a motor vehicle accident, sporting activity, bad fall, machine accident, product malfunction, or even medical negligence.  If you’re convinced that a brain injury was the result of the negligence of another person, you have the right to apply for compensation. Brain injury cases are difficult to prosecute for a number of reasons. […]

If you or someone you know has been injured or possibly died as a result of a car accident, slip and fall accident or any event which was the result of someone else’s negligence, you need to contact a personal injury attorney. They understand how difficult this time is for you. There are endless things […]

A lawyer can help you get back on your feet when you are involved in a serious truck accident in Utah. Most truck accidents leave victims with serious injuries, large medical bills, and huge losses. A truck accident can cause you to suffer serious injuries such as broken bones, a damaged spinal cord, brain injury, and […]

A car accident can change so much within a matter of seconds. One minute you’re going on with your life as usual, the next minute it’s all at stake. Your life, health, finances, job and even your family. When this happens, you need all the help you can get. Do you approach a car accident attorney or […]

Are you looking for a Utah accident attorney? If you have been seriously injured, you need an experienced attorney to negotiate a fair settlement for you.  Where are you going to find a trustworthy attorney and how much will it cost? You should hire the right attorney for all of your personal injury scenarios. Here […]

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering whether or not to file a claim. In most cases, you can file a claim and be compensated if the injuries were as a result of the actions of another party. However, you will not always win a claim simply because you […]

When you are injured in a car accident in Utah, you have a right to be compensated. An experienced Utah car accident lawyer can help you file a claim and get the compensation you deserve. Sometimes, you may not be sure whether to handle the case on your own or involve an attorney. The best […]

Are you looking for a Utah injury lawyer? Accidents rarely have any forewarning before they occur.  This leaves many victims unprepared and they do not know how to proceed. For your personal injury case to be successful, you need to hire a qualified lawyer. Here are some important questions that will help in finding the […]

The emotional steps after a car accident can be an uphill battle. The traumatic experience can evoke new feelings that can disturb the life you once had. There’s no easy way to deal with the aftermath of an automobile accident. You don’t have to go it alone. Seek help and advice for what you are […]

What To Do After A Car Accident The moments after an accident are critical. Depending on the severity of the accident, there are some crucial steps to take to get the justice you deserve. 1. Stay Calm It is imperative to remain calm. This can be easier said than done, but it can help you […]

Car accidents are scary.  They become that much more frightening when there are injuries involved.  Knowing what to do following a car accident ahead of time can help to alleviate some of the anxiety that is sure to occur in the heat of the moment. Stay Where You Are Never leave the scene of an […]

When you’re driving your car, there is a love/hate relationship between technology and safety.  On the one hand, technology such as smartphones distracts us while we’re moving toward our destination.  On the other hand, technology advances are working to make our cars safer than ever.  Here are a few of the features that are helping […]

Keyless ignition systems have been championed as convenient devices that make it easier to warm-up the car and get it ready to go on a snowy day. They are an appealing feature in cold weather states such as Utah and any Taylorsville car accident lawyer can tell you they pose a significant risk to motorists. Accidental […]

There are over 50,000 car crashes in Utah every single year. These result in thousands of injuries, and possible fatalities. For the last three years in a row, car accident deaths have risen in Utah, from 256 in 2014 and 220 in 2013. Why Are There So Many Utah Car Accidents? In most accidents, one driver […]

Getting into an accident can be a minor inconvenience for some and a life-changing event for others. If you were in a car crash that resulted in major injuries, time off  work, or extensive property damage, you need a Kearns car accident lawyer who can help you navigate the complexities of the legal system in […]

32,675 people died in car accidents during 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System. Car accidents can occur for an overwhelming number of reasons.  Here are some common causes of vehicle accidents to keep in mind when you’re out on the road. Distracted Driving With advances in technology, it is […]

If you were involved in a serious car accident caused by another party, it is important to hire an experienced Herriman car accident attorney to help you. Working with a lawyer will increase your chances of getting a fair compensation for your losses. We know that lawyers are expensive, but how much will hiring one really cost […]

Car and motorcycle accidents occur every day. That is the reason why insurance companies offer various types of coverage to users of automobiles to serve as a safety net they can rely on when such events occur. However, not all accident claims are honored as insurance companies employ several tactics to water down your claims and […]

If you are from Utah and have experienced the stress and frustration of dealing with a car accident, you may be looking for an attorney to handle your case. Symkoviak Law is one of the top Bountiful car accident attorney firms in the area. They handle all kinds of injury cases stemming from automobile accidents. […]

A West Jordan car accident attorney can assist victims who have been injured by the negligence of other drivers and entities. He or she helps accident victims pursue the compensation  they deserve. Some of the ways that a West Jordan car accident attorney can help victims include: Conducting an Investigation Sometimes after an accident, it […]

Personal Injury Accidents happen on a fairly regular basis. However, this does not mean that you or your loved ones should be detracted from receiving fair compensation and treatment for the losses suffered. Cases of personal injury are when you suffer harm from an accident or injury and there is someone legally responsible for your […]

Accidents happen and in the blink of an eye you could find yourself in a hospital injured and worried. Rather than trying to take care of all the details of the accident, you should be doing all you can to get well. Worry does not promote healing. Make a call to a South Jordan car […]

The last thing on your mind when you have suffered an injury from a car accident should be financial concerns related to medical bills or other related expenditures. Hiring the Symkoviak Law Firm – the best salt lake city auto accident attorney is vital in dealing with legal situations that involve you as a victim of […]

Each state has its own laws when it comes to personal injury cases. Utah has some key laws that come into play when a person files a personal injury claim in court or with an insurance company. If you or a loved one has been injured due to someone’s negligence in a car accident, fall […]

If you or a loved one is suffering from the results of a personal injury caused in an auto accident, a falling accident or have been bitten from another party’s dog or animal you may be facing serious medical and financial stress. These injuries often require extensive medical care and often cause you to lose […]

Why Should You Hire a West Jordan Car Accident Lawyer? It is April which means it is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. During this month everyone, especially the police, will be spending more time focused on distracted driving. So watch out, you may get a ticket. Distracted Driving by the Numbers In 2014, 3,179 people were […]

If you are suffering from a personal injury, you will know that this can be devastating to you and your family.  If you obtained that injury in an accident or from a dog bite, you might be unsure as to whether you need to hire a Personal Injury Attorney or not.  That being said, if you […]

If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident you are probably facing large medical bills as well as lost income from not being able to work. You need to make sure your legal rights are protected and you receive the compensation you are entitled to. Contact a proven car accident lawyer from […]

If you or someone you know has been injured or possibly died as a result of a car accident, slip and fall accident or any event which was the result of someone else’s negligence, you need to contact a personal injury attorney. They understand how difficult this time is for you. There are endless things […]

If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident or by negligent behavior of another, you should seek legal advice from a injury lawyer form Symkoviak Law, located near Sandy, UT. When you are the victim of a personal injury it can be an incredibly stressful time. You will be worrying about medical bills, […]

If you or someone you know has been involved in an automobile accident in Utah, you should contact Symkoviak Law – a premier Riverton car accident attorney that will help you through the incredible amount of legal paperwork. Having someone on your side that understands how difficult this time is for you and understands the laws governing […]

The way car accidents are handled among civilians is completely different from the way they’re dealt with when a government-owned vehicle is involved. If you get into an accident with another civilian, you file a claim with your insurer and usually that is it. In the case of a government-owned vehicle, however, there are some […]

If you’ve been injured in an auto crash, you may be eligible for compensation in the form of a settlement. Settlements come in two types: lump sum and structured. A lump sum is a single payment to compensate you for all current injuries and future medical costs. A structured settlement is an annuity that pays […]

It’s no secret that many insurance adjusters have strong motives to limit their company’s spending, which means they’ll likely try to reduce the amount paid to you as part of your auto accident settlement. In fact, the insurance company may try to low-ball you even more if you don’t have the help of an experienced […]

Even if you are the best driver in the world you still might not be able to avoid being t-boned in your car by a drunk or distracted driver. There are a few steps you should take if this happens to you. Get Help From A Legal Professional If you’ve been in a car accident, […]

If you or a loved one has been involved in an auto accident it is important that you maintain appropriate communication with your insurance company. Throughout the insurance claims process there are some do’s and don’ts to remember. What To Do After An Accident You will want to call your agent as soon as possible […]

If you think that the nation’s legal system is complicated (it is!), try figuring out Utah’s insurance laws. In Utah, a “no fault” state, when it comes to recouping property damages after an automobile crash, state law limits insurance awards to $15,000 per auto accident. Or, if you are including the total of both personal […]

utah slip and fall attorney

Have you or a loved one been injured in a slip and fall accident? Are you struggling to pay your medical bills because of this accident? Have you been unable to work because of the injuries you sustained? If so, consider pursuing legal action against the property owners responsible for your fall and get the […]

Midvale car accident lawyer

If you were involved in a car accident and want to take legal action, there are a few things you should think about. First and foremost, you need to think about if you truly do want to file a claim in court. Filing a lawsuit is a serious decision. Lawsuits take considerable time and effort […]

salt lake city car accident lawyer

After you’ve been in a car accident one of the first things you do is report it to your insurance company. You need to go through them to see what your coverage is and where they will allow you to take your vehicle for repairs. Insurance companies do not have a precise mathematical formula to […]

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Riding a motorcycle can be one of the most enjoyable ways to get around. Nothing compares to the freedom you feel on a motorcycle flying down the road. However, if you ride a motorcycle then you need to be aware of the helmet laws. These laws exist for a reason. They are there to help […]

utah wrongful death lawyer

Car Accidents Have Risen Steadily Over the Past Ten Years One car accident fatality happens every twelve minutes. More than 35,000 people each year are killed in car accidents in the United States. And, although the number of automobile accidents continues to rise, increased safety features in cars has resulted in far fewer deaths. Wrongful […]

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Instances of fatal car crashes continue to rise in Utah. It’s unfortunate that the age old refrains of “slow down” and “drive safely” seem to fall on deaf ears these days, because those are two of the most powerful things a driver can do to avoid being involved in an automobile accident. Being courteous to […]

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Making a decision on juridical accountability for any sort of mishap may very well be difficult. However, frequently the decision would depend on whether or not anyone was negligent. When you are trying to determine blame in a truck accident, you will probably need the help of a truck accident lawyer in Salt Lake City. Negligence […]

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Hopefully, you will never get into a car accident in your life. However, it does happen, and when it does you should be prepared. If you or anyone you know were injured in a car accident, you have the right to take legal action against those responsible. One thing to definitely keep in mind about […]

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How to Prevent and Address Workplace Injuries In Utah, slip and fall cases are the easiest to anticipate and prevent. Don’t allow poor planning to leave your business vulnerable to litigation that can easily spiral out of control. What Do You Need to Do? Your liability will generally arise out of some sort of “negligent” failure […]

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A brain injury lawyer can help you or your loved one if you have suffered a brain injured in an automobile accident.

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If you have suffered a spinal cord injury, contact a professional spinal cord injury attorney to be sure that you fully understand your rights.

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Casualties during truck accidents are more frequent than in other accidents.

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A motor vehicle accident normally falls under the category of negligence as persons operating automobiles are expected to exercise, “reasonable care.”

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If you have a car, you likely have auto insurance. You may believe you’re protected in the event of an accident or injury but, this isn’t always true.

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What You Need To Know If You Are Injured in a Car Accident As an auto insured driver you need to consider what will actually happen should you be injured in a car accident. You also need to know what you are responsible for should you injure someone else. These are questions you should ask […]

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Hire a skilled auto accident lawyer in Salt Lake City like the caring attorneys at Symkoviak Law to help you get the compensation you deserve.

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Finding a car accident lawyer in Utah can be a daunting task.

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Personal injury claims can be incredibly complex to file and pursue, so you’ll want to have experienced legal help.

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It can be hard for a Utah car accident law firm to pursue your case if you don’t take crucial steps to protect yourself and prove your injuries and losses.

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Utah wrongful death suits can be filed against a wide variety of persons depending on the circumstances.

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If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident, don’t hesitate – contact a Murray car accident lawyer right away.

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If the insurance company you are dealing with is not providing adequate compensation, the first thing to do is contact a Midvale car accident lawyer.

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The West Valley City car accident lawyers at Symkoviak Law Firm wants to help you stay safe.

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If you or a loved one is ever involved in a crash with a motor vehicle, you will want to immediately contact an experienced accident attorney.

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If you’re involved in a motor vehicle accident, you will need an attorney if you’re injured or if the damage to your car is extensive.

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Car accident reports can be found at your police department front desk or the front desk of the town hall where your accident occurred.

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Fatal car accidents that result in the loss of a loved one can be devastating to both you and your family.

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Your best recourse is to secure the services of a West Jordan car accident lawyer.

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No matter how good a driver you may be you can still become involved in an automobile accident. That’s why shouldn’t skimp on the personal injury protection for driver and passengers in your auto insurance policy.

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The first thing you need to do right away after being involved in an auto accident is to call 911. After making sure all parties involved are safe and medical help has been requested, write down as much information as is possible. Get the names and contact information from everyone involved including the license numbers […]

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No matter the cause or who caused it, if you’ve been involved in a wreck, you should seriously consider speaking with a West Jordan car accident attorney.

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A Salt Lake City personal injury attorney can help you when you have been injured in a slip and fall incident.

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If you are looking for a personal injury lawyer in Utah, Symkoviak Law specializes in handling personal injury claims.

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A Utah injury attorney is someone that will be on your side to make sure your claim is handled quickly and you receive the compensation you deserve.

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When evaluating car accident law firms, find out if the firm has substantial experience in handling personal injury and car accident cases.

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If you or a loved one has been injured by a drunk driver you need to contact a Salt Lake City car accident lawyer.

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Those that have endured a wrongful death in their circle –for any reason– need to enlist the services of an experienced wrongful death law firm at once.

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Should you be involved in a truck accident, you should contact a truck accident attorney as soon as possible.

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Auto accidents in Utah are on the rise.

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If you know of someone who was injured in such a manner in Salt Lake City, then you will need to hire an experienced Utah motorcycle accident lawyer.

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Make sure you are defended after an accident. There are a lot Utah personal injury lawyers that can help you and give you one less thing to worry about.

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Do you need a dog bite attorney Utah residents? Have you been injured from a dog bite anywhere in the state of Utah? If so you may be entitled to compensation. At Symkoviak Law we take personal injury seriously. We specialize in dog bite cases and the state law surrounding them. Many residents are unsure of the statutes behind Utah […]

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It’s important to consult a car accident law firm, like Symkoviak Law Firm, to determine if you should pursue an exemption from Utah’s no-fault rule.

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Know when your car accident warrants hiring the help of a Salt Lake City auto accident attorney.

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For injury lawyers in Utah, many cases hinge on a single question: who is truly responsible for the accident and the resulting injuries?

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Learn whether or not there is need to hire a personal injury lawyer in Salt Lake City for your case.

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Hiring experienced auto accident law firm to represent you in court is critical to ensuring you get what you deserve and that you are properly treated.

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Accidental death will, unfortunately, touch the lives of many families over the course of a year. In the U.S., accidental death is the fourth leading cause of death. In 2014, Utah had a population of about 2.943 million, meaning that over 1,215 people will have an accident resulting in death. The families will have to navigate the […]

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Should you ever happen to need to file an injury case against a government entity, you’ll want to secure the services of an attorney in salt lake city.

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Finding the right personal injury attorney in Salt Lake City is the most important decision you can make after you or a family member is injured in an accident.

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When you’ve been in an automobile accident call a Midvale car accident lawyer.

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When you or a loved one have been injured on the road by a truck driver, then you need an experienced Murray truck accident attorney to fight for you.

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A motor vehicle accident could change your life completely. Use a West Valley City motor vehicle accident law firm for your legal representation.

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Being in a car accident is a terrible experience. If you are looking for a West Jordan automobile accident attorney, contact Symkoviak Law Firm.

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If you or a loved one have been in a motorcycle-related accident, call an experienced Utah motorcycle injury lawyer today without delay.

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Our experienced Sugarhouse motorcycle lawyer team will treat you compassionately and fight zealously to protect your rights.

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When you are involved in an accident with a semi-truck, this often falls under a different category. You need a West Jordan semi truck accident lawyer.

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You may need a truck accident lawyer you can trust in order to properly handle your case and get the best settlement you deserve.

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If you or a family member has been injured in a motor vehicle accident, you need an experienced car accident attorney to protect your rights.

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If you or someone you care about has recently been involved in a car crash, it may be time to seriously consider hiring an auto accident law firm.

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Whenever you have an accident that is not your fault or your family member is injured, you have a legal right to seek compensation for your medical expenses and any loss of income that results from your injuries. The liable person in an accident should be responsible for your compensation, but this outcome is not easy […]

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Dealing with the sudden and unexpected death of a loved one can be extremely devastating. It is likely to cause significant emotional and financial distress upon the deceased’s survivors. Such difficulties can quickly overwhelm you and your family, making it imperative to seek financial benefits or compensation, which is designed to address the various needs […]

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Spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage to any part of the spinal cord or cells at the end of the spinal canal. Injury to the spinal cord often leads to permanent damage to the body functions below the area of injury, often causing changes in strength and sensation. If you have recently experienced a spinal […]

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Have you or a loved one been involved in an automotive accident or a slip-and-fall, breaking a bone or two? Have you felt that there was need for a  when this happened? Did someone you love pass away due to unprofessional medical practitioners? Or is it a dog bite from a neighbor’s pet? Was there appropriate compensation? Did you feel forsaken?. Why You Need […]

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The tragic incident of losing a loved one doesn’t permit a lot of room for careful thinking or analyzing, but legal action must be taken quickly and promptly to preserve what is left for you and your family. Medical expenses, lost income and emotional agony are all grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit, provided the […]

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Find a personal injury attorney who has dealt with auto accidents in Utah before. Start searching for one by contacting your friends and family. Once you have a list of potential attorneys to help you, start contacting each one for further information. Finding an Attorney Who Knows about Your Injury Your personal injury attorney should be experienced […]

There’s nothing quite like the thrill and freedom you feel when riding a motorcycle, but a two-wheeled vehicle is inherently more dangerous than a vehicle with four wheels. Therefore, you are far more likely to experience serious injuries from a minor collision that could lead to some hefty medical expenses. Of course, the insurance carrier of the other […]

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When you’ve been injured by a third party, it can cause an avalanche of problems. From mounting medical bills to tedious doctor appointments, there is always plenty to worry about. Whether you were injured in a skiing accident or in a car crash, you need to hire a personal injury attorney in Utah to ensure you get the […]

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The definition of a wrongful death case becomes more nuanced when the specifications of a lawsuit are fleshed out. Damages in a Utah wrongful death case must adhere to particular categories, as defined by a court of law. It depends on the nature of the death, the resulting expenses and the emotional anguish that both […]

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When you are injured through no fault of your own in an auto accident, the last thing you want to do is have something else on your plate to take care of. This is the time to hire a Utah personal injury lawyer, one who knows Utah law and can make this time less stressful for […]

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Salt Lake City Utah Injury Attorneys Salt Lake City, Utah, Injury attorneys provide legal representation to any person who was injured due to the negligence or another person’s, a company or a government agency’s wrongdoing. Personal injury attorneys are knowledgeable and have more experience in tort law, focusing on cases that involve civil wrongs and economic or non-economic […]

If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident in Utah, you need to contact an experienced accident attorney immediately to protect yourself and your family. You may have to talk briefly with medical staff, police and your insurance company, but be very careful with what you say and make only limited comments. A seemingly […]

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  Dog bites have become a regular part of personal injury law. If you have been bitten by a dog, you may or may not have been seriously injured. If you have a serious injury resulting from a dog attack, it is best you contact a dog bite lawyer to protect your interests and get you […]

1. Insurance companies want to see your medical records and past injury claims. They will try and get you to sign a release allowing them to access your records. Do not sign anything allowing this. They will try to look for similar injuries or claims from the past and use them to say it was […]

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Losing a loved one is a traumatic experience that no one should have to go through. Unfortunately, death is a part of life and we are forced to cope with it. Dealing with a the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of others is a tough situation to be in, but you […]

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Even the most cautious drivers can find themselves in an auto accident, whether it’s their fault or not. Here are some tips to help you stay calm when involved in a common accident.   1.  Hitting a Parked Vehicle   Be aware of your surroundings when parking or backing out. Analyze the size of the other […]

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So your dog bites someone else in West Valley City or any part of Salt Lake City. It may not seem like a big problem, but it can be very serious. Are you familiar with what you should do after the incident? Most people are unprepared and don’t believe that this will happen to them, but when […]

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  With the advancement of technology and the constant ‘Go go go!’ mentality, driving has become more dangerous. Drivers these days are more easily distracted and have more things that can take their eyes off the road. Here are five things that can help you and other drivers stay safe on the road.   Be […]

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  Hopefully you will not be involved in a car accident, but if you are, here are some suggestions for after the accident.   Here are some things to do after a car accident: 1. Take A Deep Breath Take some deep breaths and collect your thoughts- everything is going to be okay. We understand […]

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Most of us have been in a car accident at one point in our life, but did you know what to do in that exact instant? Most people don’t know what to do or are not prepared after they get into a car accident. Here is a little guide for what you should be doing […]

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  Do you live in Salt Lake City? Have you suffered from a dog bite? Are you unsure how to handle the matter or what you can do about it? You will want to first become familiar with the laws or hire a competent lawyer, as you may be required to file a lawsuit against the […]

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  You should always contact a lawyer if  involved in a slip and fall accident and you have suffered serious injuries. Even though every case may be different, it is always wise to contact a lawyer immediately, as evidence may be lost. About Slips, Trips, and Falls If a person is injured by falling or […]

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Are you uncertain what is considered as a wrongful death case? Some people are unclear about exactly what a wrongful death claim is or if they can file for it, but here are some things that qualify as a wrongful death claim. What is a wrongful death lawsuit? It is typically a claim when a […]

How do I fill out a Personal Injury Protection Application?

What is personal injury protection? Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance coverage is required by law in Utah. This coverage can also be called “No-fault” insurance. That is because it allows your insurance company to start issuing payments on your behalf before fault is determined in the accident. This is very beneficial if you have not […]

What is my injury case worth?

What is my injury case worth? This is one of the most common questions I get as an attorney. Often my clients are concerned about paying off past medical bills and recouping lost wages. Everyone wants to know if they can afford those medical bills and how to pay for rent or the mortgage when […]

What to Do After a Utah Car Accident

If you are injured in a Utah car accident, knowing what to do next can help ensure that you get the care and compensation you need to recover, medically, financially and emotionally. Hopefully you will never have to face the painful reality of being a car crash victim but, if the unthinkable does come about, […]

Should You Settle Your Utah Car Accident Case?

If you were injured in a car accident, you have the right to pursue appropriate compensation for your injuries. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to go to court to get the compensation you deserve. In most cases, an experienced car accident lawyer can negotiate with the insurance company to get you a reasonable […]

What to Do with Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

The Car Accident You were in a car accident. Your car was damaged, but the worst part is the injuries you suffered. Cars can be replaced or repaired, the things you were planning to do that day can wait, but your physical body cannot be replaced and sometimes the restoration of your health comes at […]

What to Do If Your Car Is Damaged in an Accident

Car accidents can be a huge hassle! You have to take care of your injuries, some of which require significant time visiting doctors and can affect you for a long time. Also, depending on the type of accident, it is very likely that you will have to deal with damage to your car. This damage […]

How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?

Every personal injury lawyer in Utah sets their own fees, which can vary depending on the attorney and law firm. When you work with a lawyer who accepts your case on a contingency basis, you won’t have to worry about paying any legal fees or expenses until you receive a settlement. This offers significant peace-of-mind, […]

Is My Car a Total Loss or Can it be Repaired?

Who decides if your car is a total loss or can be repaired? Unfortunately, there are many things to worry about after a car accident. If you are injured in a car accident, how and where you are going to get medical treatment is one of things that you have to be concerned with. Also, […]

How to Get Medical Treatment for a Utah Car Accident

When you suffer injuries in a car accident in Salt Lake City or the surrounding communities of northern Utah, it can leave you without the ability to work, pay your bills, or even get the medical treatment you need to recover. Without quick, professional treatment for your injuries, you could suffer from complications or long-term […]

Unique Intersections in Salt Lake County

Continuous Flow Intersections are meant to ease congestion on busy streets. You may not have known the name or the purpose, but when you came to this type of intersection, such as the one at 3500 South and Bangerter Highway, you were probably a bit confused, shocked, or maybe even oblivious. You may have witnessed […]

Car Accident Lawyer

While driving through residential streets the term “car accident lawyer” is hardly likely to be running through your head. However, in a split second things can change, accidents can happen, and making a call to an car accident lawyer may be one of the next things you will need to do. This is especially true […]

Car Accident in a Parking Lot

Parking lots may seem like a relatively safe place to drive: People tend to drive slowly and the majority of cars are not actually moving because they are parked. But this assumption could not be further from the truth. Parking lots are a very hazard place to drive! Yes, people do tend to drive slower […]

West Jordan Car Accident

West Jordan Car Accident.  I recently represented a client who was involved in a West Jordan Car Accident. I had previously represented this client for another West Jordan car accident. She was hit from behind in both car accidents in West Jordan. This time the damage to her car was not substantial, but still the […]

What does MY auto insurance do for me when I am in an car accident?

What does MY auto insurance do for me when I am in an car accident?   If you have the unfortunate circumstance of being in a car accident in Utah, one of the first things you will be asked to show is your auto insurance card or proof of car insurance. It isn’t just illegal […]

West Valley City Car Accident

With Utah’s population continually growing, there are more and more drivers on the road. This is especially the case in West Valley City, which can result in a West Valley Car Accident. Although the sheer number of drivers on the road should not mean there are more accidents, it unfortunately does. You may be a […]

What is my totaled car worth?

One of the first questions I get from clients is, “What is my totaled car worth or my total loss car worth?” Or “How much money should I get for my damaged car?”  A totaled car is a vehicle that has been declared a total loss by the insurance company or cannot be repaired by […]

How long is too long to wait after a car accident to see a doctor?

How long is too long to wait after a car accident to see a doctor or chiropractor?

Salt Lake County car accidents

Salt Lake County car accidents- There were numerous car accidents throughout Salt Lake County because of the recent snow storms. News media reported that there was at least 75 crashes on Wednesday alone with more snow expected on Thursday, December 27th. A couple of the accident involved vehicles hitting police vehicles. The major factor for […]

West Jordan Car Accident

As reported by Fox 13 news, an older man tragically passed away several weeks ago in a West Jordan car accident. The man was driving the wrong way on Bangerter Highway causing the West Jordan accident. He actually struck numerous vehicles per news reports. Sadly, the man passed away.  The man may have been having […]

West Valley City Car Accident

West Valley City Car Accident: As reported by various news outlets, a 19-year old woman tragically passed away in a West Valley City car accident on December 1st. As reported by fox13now.com, “Police said 19-year-old Holly Nickle was traveling southbound in a passenger car on SR-111 when she ran a red light near 5400 South. […]

Most common type of car accidents

As a focus on driving and safety, I’m going to discuss the most common type of car accidents. This article is solely based on my opinion and is not a specific study. That said, I have handled around a couple thousand car accident cases. If we can focus on why car accidents occur more frequently, […]

Car Crash in Sugarhouse

One of my clients was injured in a car crash near Sugarhouse and Millcreek, Utah. The car accident involved several vehicles and my client was injured. It seems that the driver of the car who caused the crash was distracted. Unfortunately, that seems to be occurring more and more frequently, despite the efforts of the […]

Car crash near West Valley City

About a year ago, one of my client’s was hurt in a car crash near West Valley City, Utah. My client was driving her car near West Valley City when she was struck from behind by another car. Although the damage to her car wasn’t substantial, she did suffer a concussion. My client was taken […]

Injury Lawyer in West Valley City

Here at Symkoviak Law Firm, we assist many clients that were injured in West Valley City. Recently, we assisted a client that had a bad injury in a car accident in West Valley City. The client was proceeding through an intersection in West Valley City when another vehicle turned in front of her, causing the […]

Car Crash in West Jordan

I recently represented a client who was hurt in a car crash in West Jordan, Utah. My client was stopped waiting at a red light when he was violently struck from behind by another vehicle. The accident happened near Jordan Landing in West Jordan. The other driver claimed not to be at-fault for the crash, […]

Car Accident in Magna

I was recently contacted by a client who was involved in a car accident in Magna, Utah. Unlike most of my posts, where I discuss past clients, this client, who was in a car accident in Magna, is still a current client- so I won’t be able to give many of the details about the […]

Car Accident in Kearns

I recently assisted a client who was involved in a car accident in Kearns. My client was hurt when the vehicle he was in was rear-ended by a van at a stop light. The crash caused substantial damage to both vehicle. In fact, looking at the pictures of the vehicles, you would automatically assume that […]

Disputed car accident in West Valley City

Over the years, I have represented numerous clients who have been injured in car accidents all over Utah and Salt Lake County. A large percentage of my clients are involved in car crashes in Salt Lake County, especially West Valley City and West Jordan. Earlier this year, I represented a client who was involved in […]

Car accident again in West Jordan

A little while ago, I was contacted by a former client who was involved in another car accident in West Jordan, Utah. The client wondered if he would have a case since he was injured in a prior car crash. I explained to him that he would indeed have a case, especially since his injuries […]

Injury in West Valley City

I recently assisted a client that was injured in West Valley City in a car accident. The client was actually initially represented by an attorney in a large firm here in the Salt Lake Valley, but the client was extremely disappointed in the service he was receiving. The former attorney would never call or contact […]

West Valley City Car Accident

  West Valley City Car Accident I had the opportunity to assist a nice gentleman from West Valley City, Utah recently. He was driving in West Valley City when he was hit from behind by another car. The damage was not huge, but it did do damage to his vehicle. The other car was determined […]

Dealing With Insurance- Car Accident?

Car Accident: Dealing With Insurance After A Car Accident? One of the most common questions I get is, “How do I deal with the auto insurance company after a car crash?” Many people start the process after a car accident believing that insurance companies are not going to treat them fairly. I believe this belief […]

Woman Killed in Car Crash In Salt Lake

Sadly, several media outlets, including KSL, are reporting that a woman was killed in a car crash when her vehicle hit a concrete barrier on I-80 near 700 East in Salt Lake City. This is near our office in Sugarhouse. According to news reports, the woman was not wearing her seatbelt and was partially ejected […]

Car Crashes from Snow Storm in Utah

Large snow storms hit the Salt Lake Valley area February 19, 2018. All areas of the valley were affected including West Valley City and West Jordan. According to many news outlets, Sandy city was hit the hardest with some areas receiving two feet of snow! All of this snow lead to dangerous driving conditions all […]

Most Common Types Of Back Injury From A Car Accident

Your spine is one of the more common areas to be injured during a car accident.  Even with technological and safety features such as airbags and seatbelts, you can still get a back injury from the impact of another car or object. Today we will be taking a look at those most common types of […]

Question of Liability in A No-Fault Auto Car Insurance State

The no-fault car insurance term is one that is often misunderstood and in turn often prevents people from pursuing a claim in a car accident when it was not their fault.  If you question what no-fault means or have a question of liability in terms of who is at fault, continue reading below for more information.

Multiple vehicle car accident in West Valley City

I recently represented another client who was involved in a multiple vehicle car crash in West Valley City, Utah. My client was actually one of several vehicles involved in the crash. The person who caused the crash hit the initial vehicle so forcefully that it pushed that vehicle into several other vehicles, causing a chain-reaction […]

Different Types Of Liability In A Restaurant or Bar

Running or owning a restaurant can be a really fun experience. It can also take up a lot of your time and require your full responsibility. Not only for your actions, but the actions of others.  If you run a restaurant or plan to buy one in the future here are a few liabilities you will want to […]

Car Crash on Bangerter in West Valley City

A few months ago, I represented an injured client who was involved in a car crash on Bangerter Highway in West Valley City, Utah. My client entered the intersection on a green light to cross Bangerter Highway in West Valley City when he was suddenly struck on the side of his car by another car. […]

The 3 Main Types Of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving might not seem like that big of a deal until you get into a car accident and severely hurt yourself or someone else.  While there are all types of reasons to get distracted while driving, here are three categories of distracted driving you should be aware of. Visual Distractions This type of distracted driving […]

Is my car accident injury case too small for me to get a lawyer?

Is my car accident injury case too small for me to get a lawyer? I get this question a lot. Sometimes potential clients are worried about wasting my time and so they are afraid to ask for help for their injury case. The answer is always to contact a lawyer if you have been hurt […]

Why You Need A Utah Injury Lawyer For A Slip and Fall Accident

At first thought, a slip and fall accident  may seem like one of the least dangerous types of accidents. But they can cause quite a bit of damage and injury.  One of the biggest issues with falls is that when people first falls to the ground they don’t immediately notice they have been injured. Or, if so, […]

When A Car Accident Court Case Goes To Trial

Most of the time when a car accident claim is filed, the claim is settled before it ever turns into something more.  But, if you happen to have a claim that simply cannot be settled outside of court, you will need to go to court to have it settled. There are many reasons why there […]

Details On Utah’s Statute Of Limitations

The statute of limitations was created in order to create fairness for both the plaintiff and the defendant. Every state has its own statute of limitations for filing civil actions against a person or a business. It doesn’t matter if it’s a health issue and you want to file against a doctor or a hospital […]

What Is A Brain Injury and Why Do I Need A Lawyer?

Every single year, brain injuries account for 1.7 million deaths, ER visits and even hospitalizations. The really important factor you need to know about a brain injury is that you don’t need to be involved in an accident at a high rate of speed in order to have one. In fact, most people who hire a  brain […]

Parking Lot Car Accident in West Valley City, Utah

A little while ago, I represented a client who was injured in a parking lot at Hunter High School in West Valley City, Utah. My client was a student at Hunter High School. During a break in classes, my client climbed on a friend’s car to play around. The friend was in the car and […]

Car Crash in West Valley City Resulting in Shoulder Injury

Not too long ago I represented a client that was injured in a car accident in West Valley City, Utah. My client was injured when he was hit from behind by another car as he was waiting for a red light. His car was damaged. The trunk was smashed in a little bit, along with […]

When a Car Accident Case Goes to Trial You Need A Trial Lawyer

When it comes to an auto accident, most of these claims are settled outside of court. However, if all of the attempts that you put forth fail in resolving your claim, your case will most likely go to trial and you will need a trial lawyer to help you along, not only with the case […]

Can a passenger make a claim against a driver for a car crash?

Can a passenger make a claim against a driver for a car accident? Here is the situation: You are riding as a passenger in the car your friend is driving. You are heading down Redwood Road in West Valley City, Utah heading to the Valley Fair Mall. Your friend is talking to you and playing […]

Financial Assistance For Accidental Death

Losing a loved one to an accidental death can be one of the most difficult situations to go through. It might feel like something has been ripped from your life and things will never be the same again. This is considered a time for grief. But, chances are there are many other things that will […]

Car Accident in Southern Utah

I recently helped a couple who were in a car accident in Southern Utah. The couple did not live in the United States and so they had a lot of concerns about how things would be handled, including their medical bills. I believe that they originally did not get a lawyer right after the accident […]

Car crash in West Valley City, Utah

I recently represented a client who was in a car crash in West Valley City, Utah. My client collided with another vehicle in an intersection in West Valley. The insurance company for the other driver claimed  my client was equally at-fault for the accident. At that time, I was not representing this client. My client […]

3 Scenarios Where You Should Contact A West Jordan Car Accident Lawyer

Every state has its own reasons behind why car accidents happen. In the state of Utah, one of the biggest reasons car accidents happen is because of speeding. Speeding has been the #1 factor for car accidents in 2013, 2014, and 2015.  #2  in 2015 was drunk driving, #4 was drunk driving in 2013 and 2014 and the […]

5 Reasons You Need A West Valley City Car Accident Attorney

Most car accident victims will benefit from hiring a West Valley city car accident attorney as soon as a car accident happens. If you’re questioning why a lawyer with experience in this type of law would be beneficial to you, here are a few reasons. Many people that have a car accident think it is best […]

Back and Neck Injuries in Car Accidents

Back and neck injuries are some of the most common injuries that we see after car accidents. During a car accident, the body is often thrust violently forward or sideways and then back the opposite direction. This movement frequently causes damages to the back and neck. The severity of these injuries greatly varies from accident […]

How Catastrophic Injuries Are Classified And What It Means For You

When it comes to accidents or malicious activities, people don’t always refer to catastrophic injuries, so it is important to make sure you know what it is and the different types that are classified under catastrophic. The term catastrophic injuries deals with the most severely injured people. Because of the change in quality of life or chronic pain suffered […]

File Your Claim Before the Utah Statute of Limitations Expires

Many times, after a tragic car accident or other accidental injury or death, claimants delay on filing a lawsuit because  they are busy focusing on the chaos and turmoil the accident has happened.   While immediate medical attention, comforting of family and friends, and getting your life back into some semblance of order must be first priorities, you […]

Obtener su deducible de seguro de automóvil de nuevo para su reclamación de daños de vehículos?

¿Cómo obtiene su deducible de seguro de automóvil para su reclamo por daños a la propiedad? Digamos que usted está conduciendo por Redwood Road en West Valley City cuando se detiene en una luz roja. Desafortunadamente, el vehículo detrás de ti no se detiene y te golpea, golpeándote adelante. Su parachoques y el maletero de […]

Getting your automobile insurance deductible back for your vehicle damage claim?

How do you get your automobile insurance deductible back for your property damage claim? Let’s say you are driving down Redwood Road in West Valley City when you come to a stop at a red light. Unfortunately, the vehicle behind you doesn’t stop and hits you, slamming you forward.  Your bumper and the trunk of […]

Getting compensation and a settlement after a car accident

Let’s talk about getting compensation and a settlement after a car accident. In Utah, you have to have at least $3,000 in medical bills, or meet another qualification, in order to make a claim for pain and suffering. What is pain and suffering compensation? Compensation for pain and suffering is money that you get to […]

How to make a claim if the other driver doesn’t have insurance

How do you make a claim if the other driver doesn’t have insurance? Unfortunately, there are other drivers out there in Salt Lake City and Utah that do not have automobile insurance, as required by the law. What happens when one of these drivers runs a red-light and hits you? Or if one of these […]

Get Fair Compensation for Accidental Death

No amount of money can replace a loved one.  But if you have lost a loved one through due to an accidental death, you are legally entitled to compensation for expenses related to the loss.  This allows dependents left behind to pick up the pieces and move on without worrying about financial issues related to  medical bills, loss […]

How Do I Get the Most Money for My Personal Injury Settlement?

How do I get the most money for my personal injury settlement? This is a question I frequently hear when I talk with someone who has been in a car accident. The question is justified as there are often past medical bills to pay, future medical bills, and sometimes a lifetime of suffering. The first […]

How to Select an Experienced Spinal Cord Injury Accident Lawyer

You have so many critical decisions to make when you or a loved one has experienced a spinal cord injury due to a vehicle accident. The first decision is about finding legal representation who fully understands the complexities of a spinal cord injury.

How do I get surgery after a car accident if I don’t have health insurance?

What do I do if I have been in a car accident and I need surgery, but I don’t have health insurance? If you have been seriously hurt in an auto accident, you may have this very question. If you have a Utah automobile insurance policy, typically your own insurance will cover at least the […]

Who pays my medical bills after a car accident in Utah?

If you have been in a car accident in Utah, you might be wondering who pays for your medical bills. You may have been contacted by your own insurance and told about PIP or personal injury protection benefits. Utah automobile insurance policies must give you coverage of at least $3,000 for PIP coverage. This means […]

Getting your car repaired after an accident?

Getting your car repaired after an accident? Many people have questions about getting their car or truck fixed after they have been in a car accident. This post will attempt to answer some questions about the property damage claim you might have after a car crash. Will my car be fixed or replaced? That depends […]

Back and neck injury after a car accident?

It is very common to sustain back and neck injuries in a car accident. The reason for this is because of the forces involved in the accident itself.  For example, when you vehicle is hit from behind, you might be thrust backwards violently. Sometimes your head will snap back and strike the headrest of the […]

Does having surgery increase the value of my case?

Does having surgery increase the value of my personal injury or car accident case? There are several reasons why having surgery increases the value of your personal injury case. First, insurance companies receive numerous claims from potential claimants each day. They have to determine which claims are more serious and will require higher settlements. One […]

What Exactly is Whiplash in Medical and Legal Terms?

Most everyone who has ever been involved in a real-world, rear-end car crash as well as those who have witnessed one on television believe that whiplash is an inevitable result of this type of accident. The actual truth is a little more complicated. Here is a quick rundown on what doctors will diagnose as whiplash, […]

Four Things You Must Do if Involved in a Road Accident

No one ever wants to be involved in a road accident but they can happen at the most unexpected time. It is only prudent to deal with it in a timely and completely legal manner. Here are four things a driver must do in the event of a road accident to ensure that they have as little […]

7 Secrets for Finding a Good Personal Injury Lawyer

Hiring the right personal injury lawyer is important if you want to win your case. You need to find a lawyer who can handle your claim and get the compensation you deserve from your injury. With so many lawyers available, it can sometimes be difficult to find the right one. Use these tips to help […]

3 Reasons Not to Assume You Know What Your Car Accident Lawyer Will Say

Are you one of the rare individuals who is able to keep ahead of life? You keep your paperwork in order, always early arrive, plan ahead, and you’re on target with your goals. Or, perhaps you’re more like typical adults. You feel successful if you manage to pay the minimum on all your bills each month, maintain a small savings […]

Which Trial Lawyer is the Best Representation for You?

Have you recently suffered from a car accident or experienced a personal injury caused by another individual? As insurance companies tend to dispute or fight against providing individuals compensation for injuries, a personal injury or trial lawyer can help resolve these issues at hand without you having to do much work at all. The first […]

Involved in a Car Wreck? – Why You Need an Experienced Car Accident Lawyer

Every accidental car wreck needs to be taken seriously – even if there is no apparent immediate harm.  A serious bodily injury may be sustained but not manifest itself until days later.  This is why it’s prudent to engage the services of an experienced car accident lawyer to protect your interests. Serious injuries are not always immediately […]

Dog Bite

  Dog bites have become a regular part of personal injury law. If you have been bitten by a dog, you may or may not have been seriously injured. If you have a serious injury resulting from a dog attack, it is best you contact a dog bite lawyer to protect your interests and get […]

Hire a Lawyer to Represent You After a Spinal Cord Injury

Have you recently experienced a personal injury and been unable to receive the compensation you deserve from the insurance company? It’s time to seek legal help and have representation that will get the job done for you. If you experienced a spinal cord injury, head injury, or a slip and fall at work, contact a lawyer who […]

What to Do After the Wrongful Death of your Kin

The term wrongful death refers to a situation where death occurs due to the negligence of a person. If this happens to someone in your family, the insurance should compensate you for the lost life. The insurance money goes to the family left behind to take care of the loss of income that the deceased was […]

Basics of Brain Injury Cases

A brain injury can be caused by a motor vehicle accident, sporting activity, bad fall, machine accident, product malfunction, or even medical negligence.  If you’re convinced that a brain injury was the result of the negligence of another person, you have the right to apply for compensation. Brain injury cases are difficult to prosecute for a number of reasons. […]

How an Auto Accident Insurance Claim Works

If you or someone you know has been injured or possibly died as a result of a car accident, slip and fall accident or any event which was the result of someone else’s negligence, you need to contact a personal injury attorney. They understand how difficult this time is for you. There are endless things […]

Working with a Truck Accident Lawyer

A lawyer can help you get back on your feet when you are involved in a serious truck accident in Utah. Most truck accidents leave victims with serious injuries, large medical bills, and huge losses. A truck accident can cause you to suffer serious injuries such as broken bones, a damaged spinal cord, brain injury, and […]

Why You Should Invest in a Car Accident Attorney

A car accident can change so much within a matter of seconds. One minute you’re going on with your life as usual, the next minute it’s all at stake. Your life, health, finances, job and even your family. When this happens, you need all the help you can get. Do you approach a car accident attorney or […]

What to Consider When Hiring a Utah Accident Attorney

Are you looking for a Utah accident attorney? If you have been seriously injured, you need an experienced attorney to negotiate a fair settlement for you.  Where are you going to find a trustworthy attorney and how much will it cost? You should hire the right attorney for all of your personal injury scenarios. Here […]

3 Things to Consider When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer in Utah

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering whether or not to file a claim. In most cases, you can file a claim and be compensated if the injuries were as a result of the actions of another party. However, you will not always win a claim simply because you […]

Why You Should Hire a Utah Car Accident Lawyer

When you are injured in a car accident in Utah, you have a right to be compensated. An experienced Utah car accident lawyer can help you file a claim and get the compensation you deserve. Sometimes, you may not be sure whether to handle the case on your own or involve an attorney. The best […]

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Utah Injury Lawyer

Are you looking for a Utah injury lawyer? Accidents rarely have any forewarning before they occur.  This leaves many victims unprepared and they do not know how to proceed. For your personal injury case to be successful, you need to hire a qualified lawyer. Here are some important questions that will help in finding the […]

Signs of Emotional Distress After a Car Accident

The emotional steps after a car accident can be an uphill battle. The traumatic experience can evoke new feelings that can disturb the life you once had. There’s no easy way to deal with the aftermath of an automobile accident. You don’t have to go it alone. Seek help and advice for what you are […]

Utah Accident Lawyers Help After Car Accidents

What To Do After A Car Accident The moments after an accident are critical. Depending on the severity of the accident, there are some crucial steps to take to get the justice you deserve. 1. Stay Calm It is imperative to remain calm. This can be easier said than done, but it can help you […]

What Should I Do After an Accident?

Car accidents are scary.  They become that much more frightening when there are injuries involved.  Knowing what to do following a car accident ahead of time can help to alleviate some of the anxiety that is sure to occur in the heat of the moment. Stay Where You Are Never leave the scene of an […]

5 Car Features To Keep You Safer On the Road

When you’re driving your car, there is a love/hate relationship between technology and safety.  On the one hand, technology such as smartphones distracts us while we’re moving toward our destination.  On the other hand, technology advances are working to make our cars safer than ever.  Here are a few of the features that are helping […]

Keyless Ignition Systems Pose Significant Risks

Keyless ignition systems have been championed as convenient devices that make it easier to warm-up the car and get it ready to go on a snowy day. They are an appealing feature in cold weather states such as Utah and any Taylorsville car accident lawyer can tell you they pose a significant risk to motorists. Accidental […]

An Ogden Car Accident Lawyer Can Secure Your Compensation

There are over 50,000 car crashes in Utah every single year. These result in thousands of injuries, and possible fatalities. For the last three years in a row, car accident deaths have risen in Utah, from 256 in 2014 and 220 in 2013. Why Are There So Many Utah Car Accidents? In most accidents, one driver […]

Why Call a Kearns Car Accident Lawyer?

Getting into an accident can be a minor inconvenience for some and a life-changing event for others. If you were in a car crash that resulted in major injuries, time off  work, or extensive property damage, you need a Kearns car accident lawyer who can help you navigate the complexities of the legal system in […]

5 Common Reasons for Car Accidents

32,675 people died in car accidents during 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System. Car accidents can occur for an overwhelming number of reasons.  Here are some common causes of vehicle accidents to keep in mind when you’re out on the road. Distracted Driving With advances in technology, it is […]

How Much Will a Herriman Car Accident Attorney Cost You?

If you were involved in a serious car accident caused by another party, it is important to hire an experienced Herriman car accident attorney to help you. Working with a lawyer will increase your chances of getting a fair compensation for your losses. We know that lawyers are expensive, but how much will hiring one really cost […]

Draper Car Accident Attorney

Car and motorcycle accidents occur every day. That is the reason why insurance companies offer various types of coverage to users of automobiles to serve as a safety net they can rely on when such events occur. However, not all accident claims are honored as insurance companies employ several tactics to water down your claims and […]

How a Bountiful Car Accident Attorney Can Help

If you are from Utah and have experienced the stress and frustration of dealing with a car accident, you may be looking for an attorney to handle your case. Symkoviak Law is one of the top Bountiful car accident attorney firms in the area. They handle all kinds of injury cases stemming from automobile accidents. […]

West Jordan Car Accident Attorney Fights to Protect Victims’ Rights

A West Jordan car accident attorney can assist victims who have been injured by the negligence of other drivers and entities. He or she helps accident victims pursue the compensation  they deserve. Some of the ways that a West Jordan car accident attorney can help victims include: Conducting an Investigation Sometimes after an accident, it […]

West Jordan Injury Lawyer

Personal Injury Accidents happen on a fairly regular basis. However, this does not mean that you or your loved ones should be detracted from receiving fair compensation and treatment for the losses suffered. Cases of personal injury are when you suffer harm from an accident or injury and there is someone legally responsible for your […]

When Should You Call a South Jordan Car Accident Attorney

Accidents happen and in the blink of an eye you could find yourself in a hospital injured and worried. Rather than trying to take care of all the details of the accident, you should be doing all you can to get well. Worry does not promote healing. Make a call to a South Jordan car […]

The Need for a Salt Lake City Auto Accident Attorney

The last thing on your mind when you have suffered an injury from a car accident should be financial concerns related to medical bills or other related expenditures. Hiring the Symkoviak Law Firm – the best salt lake city auto accident attorney is vital in dealing with legal situations that involve you as a victim of […]

Reasons to Use a West Valley City Accident Lawyer

Each state has its own laws when it comes to personal injury cases. Utah has some key laws that come into play when a person files a personal injury claim in court or with an insurance company. If you or a loved one has been injured due to someone’s negligence in a car accident, fall […]

When You Need a Midvale Accident Lawyer

If you or a loved one is suffering from the results of a personal injury caused in an auto accident, a falling accident or have been bitten from another party’s dog or animal you may be facing serious medical and financial stress. These injuries often require extensive medical care and often cause you to lose […]

Champion West Jordan Car Accident Lawyer

Why Should You Hire a West Jordan Car Accident Lawyer? It is April which means it is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. During this month everyone, especially the police, will be spending more time focused on distracted driving. So watch out, you may get a ticket. Distracted Driving by the Numbers In 2014, 3,179 people were […]

What a Salt Lake City Personal Injury Attorney Can Do For You

If you are suffering from a personal injury, you will know that this can be devastating to you and your family.  If you obtained that injury in an accident or from a dog bite, you might be unsure as to whether you need to hire a Personal Injury Attorney or not.  That being said, if you […]

Proven and Experienced Car Accident Lawyer in Sugarhouse

If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident you are probably facing large medical bills as well as lost income from not being able to work. You need to make sure your legal rights are protected and you receive the compensation you are entitled to. Contact a proven car accident lawyer from […]

How an Auto Accident Insurance Claim Works

If you or someone you know has been injured or possibly died as a result of a car accident, slip and fall accident or any event which was the result of someone else’s negligence, you need to contact a personal injury attorney. They understand how difficult this time is for you. There are endless things […]

Understanding Your Legal Options After Suffering a Personal Injury

If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident or by negligent behavior of another, you should seek legal advice from a injury lawyer form Symkoviak Law, located near Sandy, UT. When you are the victim of a personal injury it can be an incredibly stressful time. You will be worrying about medical bills, […]

Reasons to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

If you or someone you know has been involved in an automobile accident in Utah, you should contact Symkoviak Law – a premier Riverton car accident attorney that will help you through the incredible amount of legal paperwork. Having someone on your side that understands how difficult this time is for you and understands the laws governing […]

Car Accidents Involving Government-Owned Vehicles and Government Workers

The way car accidents are handled among civilians is completely different from the way they’re dealt with when a government-owned vehicle is involved. If you get into an accident with another civilian, you file a claim with your insurer and usually that is it. In the case of a government-owned vehicle, however, there are some […]

Structured Settlements

If you’ve been injured in an auto crash, you may be eligible for compensation in the form of a settlement. Settlements come in two types: lump sum and structured. A lump sum is a single payment to compensate you for all current injuries and future medical costs. A structured settlement is an annuity that pays […]

Auto Accidents: Options if You’re at an Impasse with the Insurance Adjuster

It’s no secret that many insurance adjusters have strong motives to limit their company’s spending, which means they’ll likely try to reduce the amount paid to you as part of your auto accident settlement. In fact, the insurance company may try to low-ball you even more if you don’t have the help of an experienced […]

Do I Need to Contact An Attorney After a Car Accident?

Even if you are the best driver in the world you still might not be able to avoid being t-boned in your car by a drunk or distracted driver. There are a few steps you should take if this happens to you. Get Help From A Legal Professional If you’ve been in a car accident, […]

Car Insurance And Auto Accidents: Are You Covered?

If you or a loved one has been involved in an auto accident it is important that you maintain appropriate communication with your insurance company. Throughout the insurance claims process there are some do’s and don’ts to remember. What To Do After An Accident You will want to call your agent as soon as possible […]

What You Can Expect to Recover for Property Damage In Auto Accident Cases

If you think that the nation’s legal system is complicated (it is!), try figuring out Utah’s insurance laws. In Utah, a “no fault” state, when it comes to recouping property damages after an automobile crash, state law limits insurance awards to $15,000 per auto accident. Or, if you are including the total of both personal […]

What You Need To Know About Pursuing a Premises Liability Claim

Have you or a loved one been injured in a slip and fall accident? Are you struggling to pay your medical bills because of this accident? Have you been unable to work because of the injuries you sustained? If so, consider pursuing legal action against the property owners responsible for your fall and get the […]

3 Things to Keep in Mind When Pursuing a Car Accident Claim in Court

If you were involved in a car accident and want to take legal action, there are a few things you should think about. First and foremost, you need to think about if you truly do want to file a claim in court. Filing a lawsuit is a serious decision. Lawsuits take considerable time and effort […]

How Is A Car Accident Settlement Determined?

After you’ve been in a car accident one of the first things you do is report it to your insurance company. You need to go through them to see what your coverage is and where they will allow you to take your vehicle for repairs. Insurance companies do not have a precise mathematical formula to […]

Following Helmet Laws Prevent Motocycle Fatalities

Riding a motorcycle can be one of the most enjoyable ways to get around. Nothing compares to the freedom you feel on a motorcycle flying down the road. However, if you ride a motorcycle then you need to be aware of the helmet laws. These laws exist for a reason. They are there to help […]

Filing A Claim After A Fatal Car Accident

Car Accidents Have Risen Steadily Over the Past Ten Years One car accident fatality happens every twelve minutes. More than 35,000 people each year are killed in car accidents in the United States. And, although the number of automobile accidents continues to rise, increased safety features in cars has resulted in far fewer deaths. Wrongful […]

When To Hire An Auto Accident Attorney

Instances of fatal car crashes continue to rise in Utah. It’s unfortunate that the age old refrains of “slow down” and “drive safely” seem to fall on deaf ears these days, because those are two of the most powerful things a driver can do to avoid being involved in an automobile accident. Being courteous to […]

Determining Fault In A Commercial Truck Accident Case

Making a decision on juridical accountability for any sort of mishap may very well be difficult. However, frequently the decision would depend on whether or not anyone was negligent. When you are trying to determine blame in a truck accident, you will probably need the help of a truck accident lawyer in Salt Lake City. Negligence […]

Protect Your Rights! Talk To An Accident Lawyer Before You Meet With the Insurance Company

Hopefully, you will never get into a car accident in your life. However, it does happen, and when it does you should be prepared. If you or anyone you know were injured in a car accident, you have the right to take legal action against those responsible. One thing to definitely keep in mind about […]

Preventing Workplace Fatalities

How to Prevent and Address Workplace Injuries In Utah, slip and fall cases are the easiest to anticipate and prevent. Don’t allow poor planning to leave your business vulnerable to litigation that can easily spiral out of control. What Do You Need to Do? Your liability will generally arise out of some sort of “negligent” failure […]

Coping With Brain Injury After An Automobile Accident

A brain injury lawyer can help you or your loved one if you have suffered a brain injured in an automobile accident.

Utah Spinal Cord Injury Resources

If you have suffered a spinal cord injury, contact a professional spinal cord injury attorney to be sure that you fully understand your rights.

I Have Been in a Semi-truck Crash – What Should I Do?

Casualties during truck accidents are more frequent than in other accidents.

Decrease Your Risk Factors For Causing a Motor Vehicle Crash

A motor vehicle accident normally falls under the category of negligence as persons operating automobiles are expected to exercise, “reasonable care.”

When Insurance Isn’t Enough

If you have a car, you likely have auto insurance. You may believe you’re protected in the event of an accident or injury but, this isn’t always true.

Paying For Medical Expenses After A Car Accident

What You Need To Know If You Are Injured in a Car Accident As an auto insured driver you need to consider what will actually happen should you be injured in a car accident. You also need to know what you are responsible for should you injure someone else. These are questions you should ask […]

Why you should hire an accident lawyer?

Hire a skilled auto accident lawyer in Salt Lake City like the caring attorneys at Symkoviak Law to help you get the compensation you deserve.

Utah No-Fault Auto Insurance Laws & Regulations

Finding a car accident lawyer in Utah can be a daunting task.

Documenting Your Personal Injury Case

Personal injury claims can be incredibly complex to file and pursue, so you’ll want to have experienced legal help.

3 Ways You Can Sabotage Your Personal Injury Suit

It can be hard for a Utah car accident law firm to pursue your case if you don’t take crucial steps to protect yourself and prove your injuries and losses.

Wrongful Death Advice – Who Can Sue and Who can Be Sued?

Utah wrongful death suits can be filed against a wide variety of persons depending on the circumstances.

Accidents and Alcohol, Tragedy in Utah

If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident, don’t hesitate – contact a Murray car accident lawyer right away.

The Insurance Company is Not Providing Me Adequate Compensation, Now What?

If the insurance company you are dealing with is not providing adequate compensation, the first thing to do is contact a Midvale car accident lawyer.

Essential Defensive Driving Tips for Utah Drivers

The West Valley City car accident lawyers at Symkoviak Law Firm wants to help you stay safe.

Motorists Accidently Injure Cyclists On Utah Tour

If you or a loved one is ever involved in a crash with a motor vehicle, you will want to immediately contact an experienced accident attorney.

$175,000 Awarded To Sisters in Motor Vehicle Accident

If you’re involved in a motor vehicle accident, you will need an attorney if you’re injured or if the damage to your car is extensive.

What information do I need to fill out an Accident Report?

Car accident reports can be found at your police department front desk or the front desk of the town hall where your accident occurred.

Filing a Claim After a Fatal Car Accident

Fatal car accidents that result in the loss of a loved one can be devastating to both you and your family.

Auto Homicide Explained

Your best recourse is to secure the services of a West Jordan car accident lawyer.

Get compensation for your injuries after a car accident, Hire professional legal help

No matter how good a driver you may be you can still become involved in an automobile accident. That’s why shouldn’t skimp on the personal injury protection for driver and passengers in your auto insurance policy.

When to Call a Car Accident Lawyer

The first thing you need to do right away after being involved in an auto accident is to call 911. After making sure all parties involved are safe and medical help has been requested, write down as much information as is possible. Get the names and contact information from everyone involved including the license numbers […]

What Will I Talk About With My Car Accident Attorney?

No matter the cause or who caused it, if you’ve been involved in a wreck, you should seriously consider speaking with a West Jordan car accident attorney.

When Should I hire a Slip and Fall Attorney?

A Salt Lake City personal injury attorney can help you when you have been injured in a slip and fall incident.

What Documents do I need to File a Car Accident Injury Claim?

If you are looking for a personal injury lawyer in Utah, Symkoviak Law specializes in handling personal injury claims.

Utah Law Firm Offers Help to Dog Bite Injury Victims

A Utah injury attorney is someone that will be on your side to make sure your claim is handled quickly and you receive the compensation you deserve.

Don’t Simply Hire A Personal Injury Firm, Hire A Car Accident Law Firm

When evaluating car accident law firms, find out if the firm has substantial experience in handling personal injury and car accident cases.

What to do if your Car was Hit by a Drunk Driver

If you or a loved one has been injured by a drunk driver you need to contact a Salt Lake City car accident lawyer.

Fair Settlements Give New Hope to Grieving Victims of Wrongful Death

Those that have endured a wrongful death in their circle –for any reason– need to enlist the services of an experienced wrongful death law firm at once.

The Complexities of Truck Accident Cases

Should you be involved in a truck accident, you should contact a truck accident attorney as soon as possible.

Auto Accident Statistics in Utah

Auto accidents in Utah are on the rise.

Avoid Injury, Follow Basic Motorcycle Safety Precautions

If you know of someone who was injured in such a manner in Salt Lake City, then you will need to hire an experienced Utah motorcycle accident lawyer.

Caps on Personal Injury Damages in Utah

Make sure you are defended after an accident. There are a lot Utah personal injury lawyers that can help you and give you one less thing to worry about.

What to Know Before Filing a Dog Bite Case

Do you need a dog bite attorney Utah residents? Have you been injured from a dog bite anywhere in the state of Utah? If so you may be entitled to compensation. At Symkoviak Law we take personal injury seriously. We specialize in dog bite cases and the state law surrounding them. Many residents are unsure of the statutes behind Utah […]

Utah No-Fault Car Insurance Rules Explained

It’s important to consult a car accident law firm, like Symkoviak Law Firm, to determine if you should pursue an exemption from Utah’s no-fault rule.

When To Call An Auto Accident Attorney

Know when your car accident warrants hiring the help of a Salt Lake City auto accident attorney.

Shared Fault in Utah Injury Cases Explained

For injury lawyers in Utah, many cases hinge on a single question: who is truly responsible for the accident and the resulting injuries?

Symkoviak Law Firm Wins Big for Victims of Personal Injury in Salt Lake City

Learn whether or not there is need to hire a personal injury lawyer in Salt Lake City for your case.

How to Choose an Auto Accident Law Firm to Represent Your Case

Hiring experienced auto accident law firm to represent you in court is critical to ensuring you get what you deserve and that you are properly treated.

When to File an Accidental Death Claim

Accidental death will, unfortunately, touch the lives of many families over the course of a year. In the U.S., accidental death is the fourth leading cause of death. In 2014, Utah had a population of about 2.943 million, meaning that over 1,215 people will have an accident resulting in death. The families will have to navigate the […]

A Good Attorney is Vital to Filing an Injury Case Against Government Entities

Should you ever happen to need to file an injury case against a government entity, you’ll want to secure the services of an attorney in salt lake city.

Finding a Great Personal Injury Attorney

Finding the right personal injury attorney in Salt Lake City is the most important decision you can make after you or a family member is injured in an accident.

How to Avoid Needing the Services of a Midvale Car Accident Lawyer

When you’ve been in an automobile accident call a Midvale car accident lawyer.

Murray Truck Accident Attorney Fights for You

When you or a loved one have been injured on the road by a truck driver, then you need an experienced Murray truck accident attorney to fight for you.

West Valley City Motor Vehicle Accident Law Firm

A motor vehicle accident could change your life completely. Use a West Valley City motor vehicle accident law firm for your legal representation.

Hiring A West Jordan Automobile Accident Attorney

Being in a car accident is a terrible experience. If you are looking for a West Jordan automobile accident attorney, contact Symkoviak Law Firm.

An Ounce of Prevention Will Help You to Avoid Needing a Utah Motorcycle Injury Lawyer

If you or a loved one have been in a motorcycle-related accident, call an experienced Utah motorcycle injury lawyer today without delay.

A Sugarhouse Motorcycle Lawyer Protects Injured Bikers

Our experienced Sugarhouse motorcycle lawyer team will treat you compassionately and fight zealously to protect your rights.

Utah Injury Victims Are Protected by a West Jordan Semi Truck Accident Lawyer

When you are involved in an accident with a semi-truck, this often falls under a different category. You need a West Jordan semi truck accident lawyer.

Tracking Down the Best Truck Accident Lawyer in Utah

You may need a truck accident lawyer you can trust in order to properly handle your case and get the best settlement you deserve.

Call a Car Accident Attorney From the Symkoviak Law Firm

If you or a family member has been injured in a motor vehicle accident, you need an experienced car accident attorney to protect your rights.

Why Accident Victims Need an Auto Accident Law Firm

If you or someone you care about has recently been involved in a car crash, it may be time to seriously consider hiring an auto accident law firm.

Consulting With a Brain Injury Lawyer

Whenever you have an accident that is not your fault or your family member is injured, you have a legal right to seek compensation for your medical expenses and any loss of income that results from your injuries. The liable person in an accident should be responsible for your compensation, but this outcome is not easy […]

Accidental Death Lawyer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dealing with the sudden and unexpected death of a loved one can be extremely devastating. It is likely to cause significant emotional and financial distress upon the deceased’s survivors. Such difficulties can quickly overwhelm you and your family, making it imperative to seek financial benefits or compensation, which is designed to address the various needs […]

The Causes of a Spinal Cord Injury and the Steps to Take to Get Help

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage to any part of the spinal cord or cells at the end of the spinal canal. Injury to the spinal cord often leads to permanent damage to the body functions below the area of injury, often causing changes in strength and sensation. If you have recently experienced a spinal […]

When You Need a Competent Trial Lawyer

Have you or a loved one been involved in an automotive accident or a slip-and-fall, breaking a bone or two? Have you felt that there was need for a  when this happened? Did someone you love pass away due to unprofessional medical practitioners? Or is it a dog bite from a neighbor’s pet? Was there appropriate compensation? Did you feel forsaken?. Why You Need […]

Statute of Limitations in Utah for a Wrongful Death Case

The tragic incident of losing a loved one doesn’t permit a lot of room for careful thinking or analyzing, but legal action must be taken quickly and promptly to preserve what is left for you and your family. Medical expenses, lost income and emotional agony are all grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit, provided the […]

Finding a Lawyer Who Specializes in Auto Accidents in Utah

Find a personal injury attorney who has dealt with auto accidents in Utah before. Start searching for one by contacting your friends and family. Once you have a list of potential attorneys to help you, start contacting each one for further information. Finding an Attorney Who Knows about Your Injury Your personal injury attorney should be experienced […]

When Hiring a Utah Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Is an Absolute Necessity

There’s nothing quite like the thrill and freedom you feel when riding a motorcycle, but a two-wheeled vehicle is inherently more dangerous than a vehicle with four wheels. Therefore, you are far more likely to experience serious injuries from a minor collision that could lead to some hefty medical expenses. Of course, the insurance carrier of the other […]

A Personal Injury Attorney in Utah Provides Victims with Effective Legal Representation

When you’ve been injured by a third party, it can cause an avalanche of problems. From mounting medical bills to tedious doctor appointments, there is always plenty to worry about. Whether you were injured in a skiing accident or in a car crash, you need to hire a personal injury attorney in Utah to ensure you get the […]

Types of Damages in a Utah Wrongful Death Case

The definition of a wrongful death case becomes more nuanced when the specifications of a lawsuit are fleshed out. Damages in a Utah wrongful death case must adhere to particular categories, as defined by a court of law. It depends on the nature of the death, the resulting expenses and the emotional anguish that both […]

Arm Yourself with a Utah Personal Injury Lawyer after a Damaging Accident

When you are injured through no fault of your own in an auto accident, the last thing you want to do is have something else on your plate to take care of. This is the time to hire a Utah personal injury lawyer, one who knows Utah law and can make this time less stressful for […]

Salt Lake City, Utah, Injury Attorneys for Your Legal Protection

Salt Lake City Utah Injury Attorneys Salt Lake City, Utah, Injury attorneys provide legal representation to any person who was injured due to the negligence or another person’s, a company or a government agency’s wrongdoing. Personal injury attorneys are knowledgeable and have more experience in tort law, focusing on cases that involve civil wrongs and economic or non-economic […]

Injured in a Motorcycle Accident in Utah? Call the Symkoviak Law Firm First

If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident in Utah, you need to contact an experienced accident attorney immediately to protect yourself and your family. You may have to talk briefly with medical staff, police and your insurance company, but be very careful with what you say and make only limited comments. A seemingly […]

Have You Been Bitten by a Dog?

  Dog bites have become a regular part of personal injury law. If you have been bitten by a dog, you may or may not have been seriously injured. If you have a serious injury resulting from a dog attack, it is best you contact a dog bite lawyer to protect your interests and get you […]

6 Things Insurance Companies Won’t Tell You | Stay Protected with a Car Accident Lawyer

1. Insurance companies want to see your medical records and past injury claims. They will try and get you to sign a release allowing them to access your records. Do not sign anything allowing this. They will try to look for similar injuries or claims from the past and use them to say it was […]

What Is Your Wrongful Death Case Worth?

Losing a loved one is a traumatic experience that no one should have to go through. Unfortunately, death is a part of life and we are forced to cope with it. Dealing with a the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of others is a tough situation to be in, but you […]

Five Common Accidents in West Valley City and Utah

Even the most cautious drivers can find themselves in an auto accident, whether it’s their fault or not. Here are some tips to help you stay calm when involved in a common accident.   1.  Hitting a Parked Vehicle   Be aware of your surroundings when parking or backing out. Analyze the size of the other […]

What to Do If Your Dog Bites Someone

So your dog bites someone else in West Valley City or any part of Salt Lake City. It may not seem like a big problem, but it can be very serious. Are you familiar with what you should do after the incident? Most people are unprepared and don’t believe that this will happen to them, but when […]

Five Safety Driving Tips  

  With the advancement of technology and the constant ‘Go go go!’ mentality, driving has become more dangerous. Drivers these days are more easily distracted and have more things that can take their eyes off the road. Here are five things that can help you and other drivers stay safe on the road.   Be […]

Things to Do After a Car Accident

  Hopefully you will not be involved in a car accident, but if you are, here are some suggestions for after the accident.   Here are some things to do after a car accident: 1. Take A Deep Breath Take some deep breaths and collect your thoughts- everything is going to be okay. We understand […]

What to Do in Case of a Car Accident  

Most of us have been in a car accident at one point in our life, but did you know what to do in that exact instant? Most people don’t know what to do or are not prepared after they get into a car accident. Here is a little guide for what you should be doing […]

Dog Bite Lawsuit: What to Expect

  Do you live in Salt Lake City? Have you suffered from a dog bite? Are you unsure how to handle the matter or what you can do about it? You will want to first become familiar with the laws or hire a competent lawyer, as you may be required to file a lawsuit against the […]

What to do after a Slip and Fall accident?

  You should always contact a lawyer if  involved in a slip and fall accident and you have suffered serious injuries. Even though every case may be different, it is always wise to contact a lawyer immediately, as evidence may be lost. About Slips, Trips, and Falls If a person is injured by falling or […]

Who Can File for Wrongful Death?

Are you uncertain what is considered as a wrongful death case? Some people are unclear about exactly what a wrongful death claim is or if they can file for it, but here are some things that qualify as a wrongful death claim. What is a wrongful death lawsuit? It is typically a claim when a […]

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How do I fill out a Personal Injury Protection Application?

What is personal injury protection? Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance coverage is required by law in Utah. This coverage can also be called “No-fault” insurance. That is because it allows your insurance company to start issuing payments on your behalf before fault is determined in the accident. This is very beneficial if you have not […]

What is my injury case worth?

What is my injury case worth? This is one of the most common questions I get as an attorney. Often my clients are concerned about paying off past medical bills and recouping lost wages. Everyone wants to know if they can afford those medical bills and how to pay for rent or the mortgage when […]

What to Do After a Utah Car Accident

If you are injured in a Utah car accident, knowing what to do next can help ensure that you get the care and compensation you need to recover, medically, financially and emotionally. Hopefully you will never have to face the painful reality of being a car crash victim but, if the unthinkable does come about, […]

Should You Settle Your Utah Car Accident Case?

If you were injured in a car accident, you have the right to pursue appropriate compensation for your injuries. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to go to court to get the compensation you deserve. In most cases, an experienced car accident lawyer can negotiate with the insurance company to get you a reasonable […]

What to Do with Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

The Car Accident You were in a car accident. Your car was damaged, but the worst part is the injuries you suffered. Cars can be replaced or repaired, the things you were planning to do that day can wait, but your physical body cannot be replaced and sometimes the restoration of your health comes at […]

What to Do If Your Car Is Damaged in an Accident

Car accidents can be a huge hassle! You have to take care of your injuries, some of which require significant time visiting doctors and can affect you for a long time. Also, depending on the type of accident, it is very likely that you will have to deal with damage to your car. This damage […]

How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?

Every personal injury lawyer in Utah sets their own fees, which can vary depending on the attorney and law firm. When you work with a lawyer who accepts your case on a contingency basis, you won’t have to worry about paying any legal fees or expenses until you receive a settlement. This offers significant peace-of-mind, […]