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How Speed Affects the Severity of the Accident

Speeding is perhaps the biggest threat to a driver; in 2016, more than 10,000 people were killed as a result of speeding. When it comes to safety on the road, maintaining a safe speed and following the posted speed limits is the best way to ensure the safety of yourself and others on the road. However, not everyone is keen …

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Driving Laws in Neighboring States

As a Utahn, you may and should be familiar with the states driving laws. However, are you familiar with the driving laws in the neighboring states? While you may not think this is important, Utahns like to travel to the neighboring states, whether it’s going on a road trip to Las Vegas or Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, it’s important …

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Driving in Construction Zones

Construction workers work hard to keep our roads maintained and safe for drivers, and this often times requires them to be put at risk. Whether it’s exposure to harsh weather conditions or working on a highway, construction workers’ safety should always be on your mind while you’re driving through construction zones.   Unfortunately, not every driver thinks this way. Reckless and distracted …

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Driving in Harsh Weather Conditions

Winter is just around the corner, and though you’ve probably already experienced driving in heavy rain, get ready to deal with the snow. From rainstorms to snowstorms, the fall and winter seasons bring with them the harshest weather conditions, and that increases the risk of getting into a car accident and having to call your car accident lawyer. So, how do you reduce …

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Tire Safety Throughout the Seasons

Living in a place like Utah can be kind of hard when it comes to car maintenance. Since we experience all four seasons every single year, we are constantly changing up how we take care of and prepare our cars for the different seasons. Making sure we stay on top of our car maintenance is crucial to keep us and …

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Road Trip Safety for the Holiday Season

As the holiday season is approaching, there are so many things to think about. Gifts to buy, parties to attend, food cook and more. One thing a lot of people might not spend a lot of time thinking about, however, is road safety during the holiday season. The holiday season is one of the deadliest times to be driving. If …

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Does Age Influence Wrongful Death Cases?

Age can have a complicated effect on wrongful death cases. Typically, the victim’s age will only affect a wrongful death case indirectly. However, any wrongful death attorney will absolutely take the victim’s circumstances into account. The victim’s age might affect the size of the settlement. However, this is where things become complicated. A family that loses a child as a result of …

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Can You Sue for Burial Expenses in Wrongful Death Cases?

Funerals are expensive, and almost no one is ever truly prepared for them. Most deaths in a family are shocking, but wrongful death cases make these unfortunate situations even worse. Perhaps you’re struggling to pay for the burial expenses while you’re trying to work with a wrongful death attorney. If this is your situation, you might wonder if it is possible …

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Basic Statistics for Wrongful Death Cases

Many people find wrongful death statistics very alarming. Medical malpractice alone causes a shocking ninety thousand deaths every year. In addition, there are over forty-five thousand motor vehicle fatalities each year in the United States alone. When people need an experienced and effective wrongful death attorney, it’s often due to circumstances such as these. However, there are plenty of other types …

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Most Common Surgical Errors That Lead to Wrongful Death

Did you know that doctors in the United States make roughly 4,000 preventable surgical errors a year? Surgical errors are a huge problem in our country right now, costing the medical industry around $1.3 billion dollars in compensation for these problems each year. But what exactly are these surgical errors? Here are the top three surgical errors that tend to …

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