FAQs: Semi-Truck Accidents in Utah

Posted by Randy Andrus | Jun 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Semi-trucks are a staple of our economy. We share the roads with these big trucks as they carry merchandise and goods across the country. Whether the economy is booming or barely sparking, you'd be hard pressed to travel nearly any distance without a semi-truck sighting. Just like any driver, tru...

Improperly Loaded Trucks Cause Severe Accidents

Posted by Randy Andrus | Mar 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

Cargo-loaded commercial trucks can be extremely heavy, weighing around 80,000 pounds when transporting cargo at maximum capacity. When cargo is loaded improperly, it can cause catastrophic accidents. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) cites improper cargo loading as one of th...

How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

Posted by Randy Andrus | Nov 02, 2022 | 0 Comments

When you're injured, often it's not just the injury itself that you have to handle. The financial implications of accidents and injuries can sometimes be even worse than the pain of injury. From the beginning, the recovery process is filled with expense after expense. Depending on the type of acc...

Wrongful Death and Nursing Home Abuse

Posted by Randy Andrus | Oct 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

The decision to move a loved one into a nursing home or long-term care facility is often a difficult one. The main reason for the move is typically one of near necessity and an effort to keep a family member safe from harm. As such, when abuse or wrongful death happens at a nursing home, it's esp...

When Failure to Diagnose Is Medical Malpractice

Posted by Randy Andrus | Oct 05, 2022 | 0 Comments

Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States. In 2018, John Hopkins published a study that stated 250,000 people die yearly from medical errors. Other reports claim that number could be as high as 400,000. Failure to diagnose, misdiagnosis, and delayed diagnosis largel...

FAQs: Vehicle Accidents in Utah

Posted by Randy Andrus | Aug 23, 2022 | 0 Comments

Utah consistently ranks in the top percentage of the most car-accident-prone states. In 2020, the Utah Highway Safety Office reported 53,166 auto accidents. These accidents caused 23,309 injuries and 276 fatalities. From poor weather to distracted driving, many factors played a part in these larg...

4 Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Posted by Randy Andrus | Aug 09, 2022 | 0 Comments

Doctors and medical providers are only human. They sometimes make mistakes when treating patients. When these mistakes are a result of medical malpractice, the results can be devastating and life-changing for patients. Patients may suffer severe injuries and significant losses as a result of medi...

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...

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