Have you ever been driving and suddenly, a stop sign seemingly appears out of nowhere and you have to slam on your brakes? Were you not paying attention? Or was there something that was blocking the sign so you couldn’t see it. Often it is a combination of both. Sometimes unless we are on the lookout for stop sign then the obstructed ones sneak up on us. Obviously, it shouldn’t be this way. Stop signs should be very easy to see. If not, this not only puts drivers at risk but also pedestrians and bikers as well.
July is one of the best months in the year. Not only is it summer and we get to enjoy the amazing Utah outdoors, but we also get to celebrate the birth of our country. The 4th of July has some of the best traditions; barbeques, reunions, parades, and most importantly. . . fireworks. Fireworks have long been a standard 4th of July traditions. They are representative of the “bombs bursting in air” in our national anthem and they are also just awesome. However, every year there are thousands of firework related injuries. Last year alone saw an estimated 11,000 firework related injuries according to the Insurance Journal and 4 deaths. (Facts About Fireworks: 11,000 Injuries, 4 Deaths in 2016 By Andrew G. Simpson | June 30, 2017)
sebo marketingFireworks and Injuries. What Legal Recourse do I Have?
One morning, you find yourself again on I-15 North headed from your home in American Fork to your office in West Jordan. This morning, though, you’re running a bit late and your boss has already complained twice to you about tardiness. So, you find yourself driving a bit faster than the speed limit because you’re worried you’re going to be late . . .
sebo marketingComparative Negligence: What Utah Citizens Need To Know
If you suffer the unfortunate circumstance of suffering a personal injury, you might receive advice that you should or should not involve an attorney in your case. Whether you should involve an attorney is dependent on your circumstances, but there are several things to consider. . .
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Once you file a personal injury claim with an insurance company, the insurance company will begin the investigation process in an attempt to move the case toward settlement. Keep in mind that the insurance company will do a complete review of your case, but it is in the insurance company’s best interest to settle your case as cheaply as possible.
You may be asking yourself, “Do I even need a lawyer for my personal injury case?” Though many legal matters can be handled without the help of a lawyer, you may want to consider hiring a lawyer if you have major injuries or if you feel like you are not getting fair treatment from the insurance company.
When a government employee causes damage to you, whether that person be a police officer, a postal worker, a member of the forestry department, or any other government employee, it may be appropriate to file a government negligence suit. Filing suit against the United States’ Government can be a difficult and tricky procedure, especially since the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) has very specific lists of limitations that must be adhered to.
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