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What Should I Do Immediately After a Car Accident?

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What should I do immediately after a car accident? Most of us consider ourselves safe drivers and we hope to not be involved in a car accident. We try not to speed more than 5 over the speed limit, cut someone off, or run a red light. Unfortunately, not every driver abides by the traffic laws. Furthermore, even extremely safe and cautious drivers can have an accident. It can be a snowy day with icy roads, raining hard enough to decrease visibility, or a you may have a one second distraction that takes your eyes off the road for a moment; all...

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What Are Important Car Accidents Statistics in Utah?

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Fatal and non-fatal car accidents Fatal and non-fatal car accidents take large negative tolls on our present and future lives. Car accident injuries are the leading cause of injury related deaths in Utah. To better understand the importance of safe driving, here are some important statistics regarding car accidents in Utah. Over the past several years, there has been a growth in fatal and non-fatal car accidents across Utah. According to theUtah Department of Health : Every 8 minutes a car accident occurs in Utah.  Every 20 minutes a person...

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How Do You Make A Left-Hand Turn Through Stopped Traffic or Heavy Traffic?

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How Do You Make A Left-Hand Turn Through Stopped Traffic or Heavy Traffic? How Do You Make A Left-Hand Turn Through Stopped Traffic or Heavy Traffic? One may be tempted to think that working for a personal injury law firm would give some sort of immunity from car accidents. But apparently this is not the case. A year and a half ago, I was a passenger in a car that was involved in an accident. (I’m a paralegal at the law office.) Because I had done work on so many other car accident cases, I thought I knew exactly what to do and who was at...

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Do You Need an Auto Accident Attorney for a Minor Car Wreck?

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Do You Need an Auto Accident Attorney for a Minor Car Wreck?

Hiring an auto accident attorney isn’t a requirement if you’re involved in a minor car wreck in Salt Lake City, Utah – but you may want to do so to cover your bases. Even a seemingly slight impact can leave you with losses, and if that ends up being the case for your collision, you may have the right to pursue compensation. Doing so might not be all that easy, however. Without legal representation, you lack the leverage to fight for fair restitution following a car wreck. So, if you don’t work with an experienced Utah personal injury...

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When Is Talking to a Car Accident Lawyer a Good Idea?

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When Is Talking to a Car Accident Lawyer a Good Idea?

If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, a lawyer in West Jordan, Utah, might not be the first person you call – but you should make the call soon. Car wreck attorneys specialize in helping injured victims secure the maximum available compensation for their losses. And most offer free legal consultations. All the same, many people have doubts about whether or not they should bother meeting with a lawyer after suffering injuries in a motor vehicle collision. Are you on the fence about scheduling a legal consultation? Reading the following may...

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How to Find the Right Car Accident Lawyer in Salt Lake City, Utah

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How to Find the Right Car Accident Lawyer in Salt Lake City, Utah

If another motorist’s negligent or careless actions have left you with serious injuries, you may want help from a car accident lawyer. In Salt Lake City and the surrounding northern Utah area, there is no shortage of attorneys who specialize in personal injury law – so, you won’t have to go far to find a qualified legal professional. That being said, the plethora of local attorneys can make the process of finding the right Salt Lake City car accident lawyer a challenge. To narrow down your options, try these strategies. Make a List of Local...

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When Does a Fatal Car Accident Warrant a Wrongful Death Claim?

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When Does a Fatal Car Accident Warrant a Wrongful Death Claim?

Losing a loved one is a traumatic experience, no matter how the event occurs. In the case of a fatal car accident, surviving family members and friends may get closure by pursuing a wrongful death claim. However, loss of life in an auto accident isn’t always considered to be wrongful death. An experienced accident lawyer can determine if filing a lawsuit is warranted and, if so, provide you with the legal guidance you need. Below, you’ll find key information on the laws surrounding fatal auto accidents. What Qualifies as Wrongful Death in a...

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How to Prepare for Your Initial Auto Accident Attorney Consultation

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How to Prepare for Your Initial Auto Accident Attorney Consultation

If you’ve been injured in a car crash, consulting with a qualified Utah auto accident attorney is a good idea. That said, the thought of meeting with a lawyer can be stressful, particularly if this is your first time dealing with a personal injury claim or the aftermath of a serious car collision. However, with a bit of preparation, you can make sure your initial consultation moves along smoothly. Also, here at Symkoviak Law Firm, we often do our initial consultations right over the phone. This can be especially helpful during the Covid-19...

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Been in a Car Accident? Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

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Been in a Car Accident? Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

After a car accident, many people think that they don’t need to call a personal injury attorney – and that may be the case for Utah collisions that aren’t all that serious. However, when a crash results in significant injuries and vehicular damage, legal help makes a major difference. In this type of situation, insurance companies don’t always play fair. So, while you may be able to handle a car accident claim on your own, here are some good reasons to consider hiring a personal injury attorney instead. Level the Playing Field Insurance...

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How to Get Personal Injury Protection Benefits in Utah?

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How to Get Personal Injury Protection Benefits in Utah? Utah law requires everyone to carry at least $3,000 in Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Benefits with their Utah car insurance. But what does this mean for you if you are in a car accident? And how do you gain access to this benefit? In this article, we discuss how to get Personal Injury Protection Benefits? Unrelated to Health Insurance  PIP benefits are the amount that your car insurance will pay to cover medical costs incurred as a result of a car accident. This benefit is completely...

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