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The Legal and Personal Consequences of DUI: Insights from a Utah Personal Injury Lawyer in 2024

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The Legal and Personal Consequences of DUI: Insights from a Utah Personal Injury Lawyer in 2024 In Utah, driving under the influence or DUI is a serious offense with far-reaching consequences, both legally and personally. As a personal injury attorney, I’ve seen firsthand the devastating impact that DUI-related accidents can have on individuals and their families. In this blog post, we’ll explore the legal ramifications of driving under the influence, the potential personal injuries that can result from DUI accidents, and the...

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Navigating the Legal Maze: Understanding Utah’s No-Fault Law Versus At-Fault States in 2024

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Navigating the Legal Maze: Understanding Utah’s No-Fault Law Versus At-Fault States in 2024

Navigating the Legal Maze: Understanding Utah’s No-Fault Law Versus At-Fault States in 2024 Car accidents are an unfortunate reality of our daily lives, and when they happen, understanding the legal framework governing compensation is key. One key distinction in the United States legal system is whether your state follows a no-fault or fault based system, or a hybrid system where there are aspects of both systems that are mixed in. In this blog, we’ll dive deeper into the nuances of the Utah No-Fault Law system and the differences...

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The Benefits of Hiring a Car Accident Attorney in Utah in 2024: What to Expect

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The Benefits of Hiring a Car Accident Attorney in Utah in 2024: What to Expect Today, we will dive into why it is beneficial to have a car accident/ personal injury attorney.   “I Was Just In A Car Accident, Now What Do I do?” When faced with the aftermath of an auto accident, the physical, emotional, and financial toll can be overwhelming. During such a tough time, you have a choice on whether or not to seek professional assistance. However, if you do decide to hire a car accident attorney, this can be crucial step toward...

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What to do in a Hit-and-Run in Utah in 2023?

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What to do in a Hit-and-Run in Utah in 2023? Before we dive into all the intricacies of a hit-and-run accident, let’s discuss a case that happened in our own metroplex a few days ago.   Hit-and-Run Accident in Magna According to KSL.com, just two days ago December 6th, a teenage girl was a victim of a hit-and-run in Magna, Utah. Around 6:30am near Matheson Junior High School, this female student was hit by a white Dodge Caravan while crossing a crosswalk with flashing yellow lights. The victim, Kaisley, only remembers coming-to on...

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What are Common Types of Injuries Sustained in Car Accidents in 2023?

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What are Common Types of Injuries Sustained in Car Accidents in 2023? There are several different types of injuries that can occur after a car accident. Injuries range from mild to moderate soft tissue injuries, such as whiplash, all the way to catastrophic injuries; some even leading to death. Let’s dive deeper into common injuries caused by various types of MVAs.   Important Tip if You Sustain Injuries Before we discuss the types of injuries, one important thing to keep in mind is you may not be fully aware of your injuries or...

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What are the Keys of Property Damage Claims in Utah in 2023?

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What are the Keys of Property Damage Claims in Utah in 2023? Let’s start with the definition of what qualifies as property damage. According to Law.com, property damage details “injury to real or personal property through another’s negligence, willful destruction or by some act of nature.” Property damage may include damage to your vehicle, or to a standstill object such as a tree, fence or house. Now, let’s briefly look at what is the statute of limitations filing deadline in Utah. What is the Utah Statue of...

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Why are Seat Belts the Most Effective Safety Device in 2023?

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Why are Seat Belts the Most Effective Safety Device in 2023? Before we discuss the answer to todays blog, let’s look into a very unfortunate case in our metroplex just this past weekend involving two teenage victims.   Rollover Car Accident in Iron County On Friday July 7th, five people were driving a Honda Civic on I-15 towards St. George for a weekend vacation, when they lost control of the vehicle causing a roll over accident. According to KSL.com News, the vehicle veered off the road, and rolled over multiple times before...

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What are the Associated Dangers of Motorcycle Accidents in Utah in 2023?

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What are the Associated Dangers of Motorcycle Accidents in Utah in 2023? Before we dive into motorcycle accidents, let’s start with some shocking statistics regarding these 2-wheeled machines. According to Ride To Live Utah, even though in Utah less than 3% of vehicles are registered as motorcycles, deaths as a result of motorcycle accidents account for 18% of total deaths. Additionally, if you drive a motorcycle, you are thirteen times more likely to die if you are involved in an accident. In 2021, in our state over 1,000 drivers were...

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What Are Key Auto Insurance Terms to Keep in Mind in 2023?

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What are Key Auto Insurance Terms to Keep in Mind in 2023? A lot of us know the basics of auto insurance terms. We all know the state of Utah requires auto insurance for every operable vehicle. These common auto insurance terms below can usually help us through minor car accident situations. However, if an auto accident is complex or requires legal representation, there are other key auto insurance terms to keep in mind that can be very helpful and you should contact a lawyer to discuss your case. Let’s see what some of these basic auto...

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Wrong-way Driving & Auto Accidents in Utah in 2023

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Wrong-way Driving and Auto Accidents in Utah Before we dive into details of wrong-way driving and what it is, let’s discuss a case that recently happened in our metroplex. As reported by Utah’s own KSLTV News, on April 20th, 2023, an Utah Highway Patrol Sergeant decided to risk his life to stop a wrong-way driver from causing a potential fatal accident. Officer McCoy had just finished his shift, when he was driving on the highway and noticed a pickup truck speeding straight for him. In that instance, the officer decided to hit the...

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