How are Bill Collectors Handled When Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit?

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While you’re in the middle of a car accident lawsuit, the last thing you want to think about is looming medical bills. However, hospital billing departments work quickly, and that means you may receive medical bills from the hospital that treated you after the accident […]

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How Is Pain and Suffering Evaluated after an Accident?

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When someone is in a car accident, the first question they might ask themselves (after “Is everyone okay?”) is “How much will this cost me?” And while the primary costs, like medical bills, damages, and lost wages, can all be calculated with relative ease and […]

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Can I Sue Someone After a Car Crash in Utah?

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Originally posted on 2.28.2022 After a car accident, injured people are often left wondering what their next step should be. Besides questions about their car and personal health, victims of car accidents may be asking themselves, “Should I sue?” The short answer to whether you […]

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How Is Fault Determined in a Bicyclist and Pedestrian Collision?

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Over the past few years, commuting to work via bicycle has been on the rise in cities across the country. It makes sense: bicycling is eco-friendly, good exercise, and generally cheaper than driving. Bicyclists often share space with both cars and pedestrians, and with an […]

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What Is Considered ‘Reckless Driving’ in Utah?

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When you get behind the wheel of a car, you assume a responsibility to drive with caution and obey traffic laws.  If you violate these responsibilities, you may face penalties, license suspensions, and even jail time. Of course, though the broad responsibility to drive responsibly […]

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Do I Need Motorcycle Insurance to Ride a Motorcycle in Utah?

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With its gently rolling hills and beautiful vistas, Utah is an ideal state for motorcycle riders. But like any state, Utah has its own set of unique laws that pertain to motorcyclists. For example, riders are required to wear a helmet regardless of age. But […]

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Winter Weather Driving Safety Tips

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A chill in the air doesn’t just signal the approach of winter: it also signals that it’s time to prepare for cold or inclement weather on the road. While snow and ice can make driving dangerous, it doesn’t guarantee you’ll get into a car accident. […]

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How Winter Coats Can Affect Car Seat Effectiveness

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As the temperatures drop and snow begins to fall, every parent wants to make sure their child is protected from the low temperatures. However, protection from a chilly car interior doesn’t protect your child in a crash. Winter coats can make car seats far less […]

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How Phones and Wearable Technology Cause Accidents

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Phones and wearable technology have changed the way we interact and communicate with the world. Using smartphones and wearable devices while driving is considered distracted driving and can result in traffic fatalities and injuries. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported 6% of all […]

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What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Winter Safety

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Not matter the time of year, pedestrians are at far greater risk of injury or death in a car accident. However, winter is particularly hazardous. Between reduced daylight hours, year-end holidays, and slushy, icy, or snowy roads, pedestrians must take more measures to protect themselves […]

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