What is Premises Liability?
Overview: Premises Liability Premises liability is legal term in personal injury cases where the injuries caused to a person were the result of some type of unsafe or defective condition on someone’s property. In lawsuits for premises liability, an injured person holds a property owner responsible for any damages arising out of their injury...read more
Is My Work Injury Covered?
In Utah, workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance system created over 100 years ago by the Utah State Legislature in 1917. There are thousands of workplace injuries across our state each year and approximately 120 fatal occupational injuries in construction, manufacturing, professional, business services, trade, transportation, and utilities. What is workers’ compensation? Workers’ compensation...read more
Can an undocumented immigrant sue for personal injury?
Thousands of Undocumented Immigrant Claims Go Un-filed There are an estimated 12 to 40 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States depending on what source you use. While it is difficult to ascertain the exact amount, unfortunately, it is easy to know that many undocumented immigrants feel helpless when they have sustained any kind of work...read more
What to do Immediately After an Accident
Protect the Scene. The first thing you should do following a car, truck or motorcycle accident is to stop and protect the scene. You should never drive away from the scene of an accident, no matter how small the accident may seem. Even if there doesn’t appear to be damage, or you might not...read more
How do I find a personal injury lawyer?
There are many reasons why a person might be looking for a personal injury lawyer, they might be frustrated with the insurance company, they might want simple advice on how to handle a claim, they might have been seriously injured before, or someone has recommended they retain an injury lawyer to fight for them....read more
Will My Personal Injury Attorney Charge Me
Lawyers like other laborers do not work for free. They instead receive compensation for the legal services they provide. Remember, besides government lawyers, law firms are businesses at heart. However, unlike most areas of law where an attorney is compensated by the hour, or based on a flat fee, personal injury attorneys are paid...read more