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Driver Safety: Halloween Driving Tips

This Halloween, do not be the reason a trick-or-treater suffers a real scare rather than a pretend one. Respect your position as a driver and learn a few important safety tips to exercise on Halloween and the surrounding nights. In 2016, almost 6,000 pedestrians lost their lives in pedestrian accidents around the
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4 Nighttime Pedestrian Safety Tips

With Halloween around the corner, now is a good time to refresh your memory on a few critical nighttime pedestrian safety tips. More child pedestrians are walking around at night on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Whether you are sending your children out to trick-or-treat this year or
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What Are the School Crosswalk Laws of Utah?

Fall is a smart time to refresh your knowledge of Utah’s school zone and crosswalk laws. As thousands of kids head back to school in your community, brushing up on your rights and responsibilities as a driver could prevent a serious pedestrian injury. Protecting children in school zones takes following the speed
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What Is the Law for Unmarked Crosswalks in Utah?

Understanding how crosswalks work is important as a driver or pedestrian. Crosswalks can protect pedestrians when everyone uses them correctly and respects rights-of-way. Otherwise, crosswalks can put pedestrians in danger. In 2017, 5,977 pedestrians in the U.S. lost their lives in traffic accidents. Many of these pedestrians were in crosswalks at the
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What Is Spondylosis and How Is it Caused?

Spondylosis is a type of spinal cord degeneration. Degeneration is a breakdown of matter such as bones and spinal fluids. In the back and neck, degeneration can cause back problems, including chronic pain and immobility. Spondylosis can compromise the movement and function of the spine by damaging its disks and joints. Trauma
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Is the Driver Always at Fault in a Pedestrian Crash?

Contrary to popular belief, pedestrians in Utah do not always have the right-of-way. Although pedestrians can suffer worse injuries than drivers in auto collisions, they may not always have grounds to file insurance claims or lawsuits against the drivers. If the pedestrian was breaking a roadway rule, crossing the road unsafely or
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Salt Lake City Car Accident Statistics

There has been a steady growth of fatal highway crashes across the state of Utah. The National Highway Administration’s data shows that fatal crashes are happening more and more over the years. It’s becoming a major concern for highway safety. According to the NHTSA’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), The state of
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3 Definite Symptoms of Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease might not be the first injury that comes to mind when you think about car accidents, yet thousands of crash survivors struggle with this condition for the rest of their lives after suffering back injuries. Degenerative disc disease causes chronic pain and immobility. Most crash survivors do not realize
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Attorney Thaddeus W. Wendt Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award by Premier Lawyers of America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2019 Layton, UT -Attorney Thaddeus W. Wendt has been named as a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by Premier Lawyers of America, a prestigious, invitation-only organization which recognizes the best lawyers in America. Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award must demonstrate excellence in their primary practice
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