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What Happened in a Rollover Accident in Utah?

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What Happened in a Rollover Accident in Utah? On March 19th at around 11am, a rollover accident was reported in Juab County.  A group of four teenagers were driving a vehicle on Weiss Highway towards the Sand Mountains. The vehicle made a quick turn, when they lost controlled and the car spun, flipped and rolled off the road. Three of the four teenagers were ejected from the vehicle, likely not wearing seatbelt, although the incident is still under investigation. Unfortunately and sadly, one of the teenagers passed away at the scene from head...

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How Utah Record Snow Storms Continue to Cause an Increase in Car accidents

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How Utah Record Snow Storms Continue to Cause an Increase in Car Accidents Unlike prior years, when Utah suffered milder and infrequent snow storms, 2023 has proven to be a year of broken snow records as well as increased car accidents. According to the Salt Lake City Tribune, February 22nd, 2023 marked one of the snowiest days in Salt Lake City history. Interestingly enough, from midnight Tuesday evening to Wednesday, there were 11.5 inches of snow recorded, breaking the last record of 9.9 inches in 1994. This snow storm also tied with...

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Why Bad Weather Leads to Car Accidents

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Why Bad Weather Leads To Car Accidents Bad weather leads to car accidents- but why? Winter is now here, and along with it comes bad weather. Unfortunately, that also means an increase in car accidents. So the question is why bad weather leads to car accidents. Poor road conditions are one reason bad weather leads to car accidents Bad weather brings bad road conditions. Whether it is rain or snow, water on the road is bad for motorists. Water in any form diminishes the ability of cars to stop or maneuver on the roadway. This bad weather leads...

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What are Safety Precautions to Take During the Winter Months in Utah this 2022?

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Winter car accident in St. George, Utah   When we think of winter and road safety, what words come to mind? Dangerous conditions, icy roads, more auto accidents, more safety precautions, etc. Many people are weary of driving during the winter months with good reason. The months of December through March are known for causing more auto accidents than any other season of the year. So what are some safety precautions you can take during these upcoming winter months that can not only make you more comfortable when driving, but also help...

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“Not at Fault” Accident? What does this Mean for my Insurance Premium in 2022?

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  When there is an auto accident, there will be one individual who is at fault and another who is “not at fault.” In some cases, there will be a different percentage the amount of fault. 50/50%, 70/30% and so on. When you cause an auto accident, you will undoubtably see your car insurance rates increase. This is because drivers that are involved in one accident are more likely to be involved in another accident.  According to Progressive Insurance’s website, “an at fault accident can increase your rate by an average of 28%...

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How-to Use Your Personal Injury Protection Insurance after an Auto Accident Utah in 2022?

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How-to Use Your Personal Injury Protection Insurance after an Auto Accident Utah in 2022? What is Personal Injury Protection Coverage? When speaking about car insurance in Utah, there are several aspects that are required for al drivers; one of those is Personal Injury Protection insurance or PIP. You might ask what does PIP actually cover and why do I need it? Personal Injury Protection covers several aspects including healthcare costs, as well as injury related expenses, such as property damage and lost income wages. An important note is...

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How to File an Insurance Claim in Utah after an Auto Accident in 2022?

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How to file an insurance claim in Utah after an auto accident? To begin discussing the insurance claims process in Utah, lets first discuss the different options you have available.  After a car accident, the first thing you should do is determine your safety and everyone else’s involved in the accident. After this step, you will most likely call the police and open a claim with either your insurance company or the other driver’s company. If it’s with your own, this is considered a first-party claim. If your claim is filed with...

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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?

Posted by on 9:21 am in blog, Car Accidents, Personal Injury | Comments Off on 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? 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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