Most Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

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Pedestrians are at an inherent disadvantage in car accidents due to the size of vehicles and lack of bodily protection. According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, 16% of deadly car accidents involved pedestrians in 2021. Many of these accidents are at least partly […]

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What is Personal Injury Protection (PIP)?

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In the state of Utah, all car owners are required to obtain personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage. PIP is a type of auto insurance policy that covers expenses for you and your passengers after a car accident, regardless of who is at fault. PIP […]

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Are Pedestrians Ever at Fault for Their Own Accidents?

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When a car hits a pedestrian, the pedestrian can suffer catastrophic injuries. However, an accident doesn’t always mean the driver is at fault. The pedestrian might share some responsibility for the accident and their injuries if they violate pedestrian laws. If you suffered injuries as […]

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What Drivers Need to Know About School Zones

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Kids can be unpredictable, especially if they are distracted by classmates or electronic devices. Younger children especially may not be aware of the dangers of playing in or near the street while walking to or from school or the bus stop. Negligent drivers who don’t […]

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What Are Contingency Fees in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

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Injuries caused by someone else’s negligent or reckless actions result in physical pain, emotional distress, and financial strain. Trying to cover your bills while missing work for recovery time and medical appointments might make you question whether you can afford to hire a personal injury […]

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Do Personal Injury Claims Have to Go to Court?

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When you suffer injuries in a personal injury accident, you may seek compensation for your accident-related medical bills, lost wages, and emotional distress. Although some personal injury cases end up in court, you can also pursue a settlement from the responsible party’s insurance company without […]

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What is Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

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Accidents like car crashes, falls, and work injuries can cause severe injuries that completely alter the victim’s life. Many injury victims face a long recovery or develop a mental health conditions due to the trauma they experienced from a severe injury. Depending on the severity […]

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How Long Will a Personal Injury Lawsuit Take?

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If you’ve been injured by someone else’s negligence, you may wonder how long it will take to get compensation in a personal injury case. Although Utah is a no-fault state for car accidents, you can still file a lawsuit against the other party if you […]

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How Much Money Can I Get in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

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If you’ve been injured, you’re likely wondering how you’re going to pay for medical expenses, car repairs or replacement, lost wages, and on and on. A common question for anyone in your position might be, “How much money can I get if I file a […]

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Injury Lawyer Before Hiring Them

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The decision to hire a lawyer when you’re injured is probably one of the most important decisions you’ll make. In a lot of cases, your future depends on this choice. Determining which firm to trust with your case should be based on thorough research and […]

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