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    Personal injuries have been occurring since the beginning of time. Before there was even one auto accident lawyer, many early civilizations practiced the law of retribution, also known as the “eye for an eye” mentality. Ever wonder how that primitive process evolved into the legal system that you see today in Salt Lake City and elsewhere? It turns out there were several events that helped to alter the path of personal injury law. From ancient
  • Construction
    Claiming damages from a work-related slip and fall injury can be confusing and somewhat stressful. However, with a little help from a trusted lawyer, it can be simple. Visit or call Robert J. Debry at our office in Salt Lake City or the location nearest you for further clarification on this process. Workers’ Compensation varies from state to state, so here are the most important steps when filing in Utah, as outlined by Utah’s Labor
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    Thanks to the efforts of Mothers Against Drunk Driving and other sober-driving advocates, the number of alcohol-related car crashes has steadily declined over the years in Provo, Utah and across the country. That isn’t to say that drunk driving is no longer a problem. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a person is injured in a drunk driving auto accident every two minutes. As the holiday season in Provo swings into full gear,
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    Technology is making it easier for drivers to text and call their loved ones while out and about without taking a hand—or an eye—off the road. Voice-activated controls and navigation systems keep drivers physically on task, but what about mentally? A lawyer working in high-traffic areas such as Salt Lake City knows that an auto accident can occur due to distracted driving, even if the driver has both hands on the wheel.  A recent study
  • Rear End
    In the early moments after an auto accident, the last thing you are probably thinking about is documentation. Nevertheless, taking photographs of an auto accident site and any resulting damages and injuries is imperative for a successful insurance claim and any future personal injury case. Any experienced lawyer would say that the first priority after an accident is to call 911. The second? Start taking photographs. As soon as any medical emergencies are handled, responding
  • Street Signs
    Driving is often a necessary part of everyday life, so we accept the associated risks. But while you may not be able to avoid driving, there are ways to help limit your chance of getting involved in an accident. These risks are especially high during winter months when snow and ice are involved. So what should you be doing differently during the snowy season to protect yourself and avoid a call to your auto accident
  • Injured Arm
    Workplace injuries are more common than you may have thought. In 2014 alone, there were almost three million nonfatal injuries recorded at the workplace. Unfortunately, there are also several instances when a workplace accident can become fatal. If this happens, loved ones may require the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer. There are certain professions that are recorded as being more prone to workplace accidents in the first place, such as logging workers, pilots, roofers,
  • Two Car Car Crash
    Car accidents can happen to anyone at any time. You may already be familiar with what to do in the event of a crash, but what if the accident was staged? An estimated $7 billion is paid by insurance companies in relation to suspected fraudulent auto injuries in the U.S. every year. Con artists may stage an accident for several reasons, but the main benefits they seek are insurance payouts and associated medical treatments. If
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    Parents in St. George, Utah who currently use the Recaro Performance Ride or ProRide Convertible Car Seats should check the company’s website to determine if their child’s seat is part of a recent recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) discovered a troubling safety problem in late 2013 and early 2014 that could put children in St. George and around the country in danger in the event of an auto accident. After 18 months
  • Grocery Shopping
    You see it all the time in the news, “E coli. found in local food—state-wide warning issued.” But  how does the food at the grocery store become infected with such contaminants and why should it matter to you? These food-borne illnesses can be caused by exposure to chemicals, animals and a variety of other contaminants. They can be deadly—in some cases, requiring families to seek the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer—and can spread rapidly.
  • Construction Accident
    The 2014 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a total of 4,679 fatal work injuries in the U.S., a two percent rise from 2013. This represents a death rate of 3.3 per 100,000 full-time employees. An occupational injury in Salt Lake City that leads to a wrongful death may necessitate an experienced lawyer. Oftentimes, surviving family members are unsure of how to receive benefits or will not
  • Injured Leg
    ATLANTA, Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, the jury in the first federal bellwether trial against Wright Medical Technology, Inc. for product liability and misrepresentation claims relating to their Conserve metal-on-metal hip implant device, awarded $11 million in favor of Plaintiff Robyn Christiansen.  Following a two week trial and three days of deliberations, the jury found that the Conserve metal-on-metal hip device was defectively designed and unreasonably dangerous, and that Wright