Suing a Doctor for Sexual Assault

Posted by Randy Andrus | Jul 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

Most patients innately trust medical professionals to keep them safe and healthy. We tell our doctors confidential things that we would never tell anyone else. When a doctor is guilty of medical malpractice, sexual assault, or another negligent or intentional act, the trust we have in him or her ...

What to Know About Nursing Home Abuse in Utah

Posted by Randy Andrus | Jul 12, 2022 | 0 Comments

When the roles reverse and we begin taking care of our parents and grandparents, there may be a lot of decisions to make. Most decisions aren't easy, especially if the time comes to choose a nursing home for your loved one. Many family members have researched for months to find what they believe ...

Civil Recourse for Victims of Criminal Assault

Posted by Randy Andrus | Jun 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

An assault can lead to misdemeanor or felony charges in Utah, depending on certain factors associated with the crime, including: The severity of the victim's injuries If the defendant utilized any weapons, such as a gun or knife Whether the victim was pregnant at the time of the assault I...

Drunk Driving and Wrongful Death in Utah

Posted by Randy Andrus | Jun 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

The dangers of impaired driving are widely discussed. There are campaigns, organizations, billboards, and laws that all discourage getting behind the wheel intoxicated by highlighting devastating statistics, gut-wrenching personal stories, and visuals that would leave anyone with recurring nightm...

When Negligent Security Results in Wrongful Death

Posted by Randy Andrus | May 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

Death can be difficult to comprehend no matter the cause, yet, understanding and dealing with the emotional and financial toll that the sudden and unplanned death of a loved one brings can be even more difficult. We know that a legal action cannot bring back a loved one or negate emotional hurt, ...

How Does Medical Malpractice Work in Utah?

Posted by Randy Andrus | May 03, 2022 | 0 Comments

So you've established with the help of a medical malpractice lawyer that you have a viable medical malpractice claim. You may be wondering what happens next. In this article, we'll discuss how a medical malpractice claim works in Utah from the specific deadlines to keep in mind to the various ste...

Sexual Assault and Rideshare Companies

Posted by Randy Andrus | Apr 19, 2022 | 0 Comments

Many of us choose to take a rideshare service out of safety or necessity. After a night out with friends or as a way to get to work, we trust that using our rideshare app is the responsible thing to do – a harmless choice. Unfortunately, for many, the decision to take an Uber or Lyft has been any...

Legal Options After Fatal Car Accidents

Posted by Randy Andrus | Mar 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

Car accidents are one of the most common causes of wrongful deaths. A devastating fact is that many times, fatal car accidents could have been avoided had one or more parties not engaged in negligent or reckless behavior. Speeding, inattentive driving, distracted driving, and other negligent and ...

Negligent Security and the Law

Posted by Randy Andrus | Feb 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

A negligent security claim may be filed against a property owner when a customer/visitor is foreseeably injured due to inadequate security measures by the property owner on his or her premises. A negligent security claim often arises when someone has been robbed, assaulted, battered, mugged, rape...

5 Myths About Wrongful Death Claims

Posted by Randy Andrus | Feb 08, 2022 | 0 Comments

It's true that no amount of money can erase the pain of losing a loved one, however, there are many practical reasons to pursue a wrongful death claim. One such reason is to help with the financial obligations that the unexpected loss of a loved one may bring. Expenses can pile up rapidly – from ...

Frequently Asked Questions: Negligent Security Claims

Posted by Randy Andrus | Jan 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

Throughout an average day, we walk into businesses, parking lots and garages, attend events visiting various establishments along the way. We expect that owners, managers, and operators of these establishments have taken reasonable measures to keep us safe. Unfortunately, this is not always the c...

Wrongful Death Claims: Proving Liability

Posted by Randy Andrus | Jan 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

The unexpected and wrongful death of a loved one is a brutal pain to bear. On top of the emotional and psychological toll typically involved in a wrongful death case, the family is often left with medical bills, funeral costs, lost income, and other financial strains. While filing a wrongful deat...

When Is It Sexual Harassment?

Posted by Randy Andrus | Jan 04, 2022 | 0 Comments

Imagine being in an environment where you fully expect to be safe – free of any form of harassment or discrimination. Whether it's your place of work, a church, at school, a doctor's office, on the internet, or somewhere else, you expect others to conduct themselves professionally and respectfull...

Frequently Asked Questions: Medical Malpractice Claims 

Posted by Randy Andrus | Dec 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Medical malpractice claims do not come in a one-type-fits-all package. Each case is unique for everyone involved. Additionally, medical malpractice cases are procedurally complex. If you believe you have a medical malpractice case, it's advisable to consult an experienced and trusted medical malp...

Sexual Harassment: When You Should Talk to an Attorney

Posted by Randy Andrus | Nov 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you’re experiencing sexual harassment, you’re not alone. In 2020, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported 11,497 charges alleging sex-based harassment. These charges included only those filed with the EEOC and do not include state or local fair employment action agencies, like the Utah Labor Commission. When it comes to deciding what actions to take, fear and uncertainty often play...

Injury Cases: When to Go to Trial and When to Settle 

Posted by Randy Andrus | Nov 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Healing from an injury, whether caused by an accident or intentional act, can be a long and frustrating journey. Along the way, many difficult choices present themselves. Which injury lawyer do you choose? Do you submit an injury claim or not? Do you file a lawsuit? How do you decide the amount o...

Do You Have a Wrongful Death Case?

Posted by Randy Andrus | Nov 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

Tragically, in these types of claims, a lot of loss has occurred. Not only have survivors suffered the loss of their loved one, but they’ve also likely suffered other losses, such as the loss of income, companionship, society, comfort, advice, love, care, protection, etc. Combined with added expenses resulting from the death (medical bills, funeral costs, etc), survivors may not know where to turn for help. If you or a loved one are suffering from similar circumstances, you may have legal options to help you get...

Frequently Asked Questions: Sexual Assault

Posted by Randy Andrus | Oct 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), on average, 463,634 Americans (12 or older) are sexually assaulted yearly, with an assault occurring every 68 seconds. The organization also estimates that only 25 out of 1,000 perpetrators will end up in prison. These numbers are shocking, yet they bring attention to an...

Six Types of Wrongful Death

Posted by Randy Andrus | Oct 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

Losing a loved one is painful enough. When your loved one passes as the result of someone else’s negligence or intentional act the pain is even more difficult to comprehend. This situation is the basis of a wrongful death suit, and, unfortunately, it’s more common than most of us realize. From car accidents to negligent security to medical malpractice, in this blog, we’ll discuss the most common causes of wrongful death in Utah. 

What Is Considered Medical Malpractice in Utah?

Posted by Randy Andrus | Sep 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Medical malpractice is a complex area of law. The legal process to file a claim is complicated and long. The emotional toll it takes on the plaintiff is immense. The stakes are high. The injuries can be life-changing. Unfortunately, this situation is the reality for many people in the United States. As the third-leading cause of death, directly following heart disease and cancer, medical errors are an increasingly common occurrence in the US.  

What To Do When You've Been Sexually Assaulted

Posted by Randy Andrus | Sep 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately, many sexual assaults go unreported for numerous reasons. Often, survivors are afraid, embarrassed, or ashamed to come forward. Additionally, many people don’t know what actions to take after they’ve endured sexual assault or abuse. They may have questions about where they can turn, who they can trust, if they should press charges against the offender, if they need a sexual abuse lawyer, etc. The emotions, trauma, and reality of it all can make taking the next steps feel impossible. While these feelings are understandable and valid, know that you deserve legal justice, and you are not alone in this. 

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