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Who Is Liable for a Multi-Car Crash in Utah?

Most people imagine two vehicles colliding when they think of a car crash. In many cases, however, motor vehicle accidents involve three or more cars. Multi-car crashes and pile-ups can be complicated accident cases to litigate. Determining fault for a multi-car accident in Utah often takes help from Layton car accident lawyers
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Can a Car Accident Cause Degenerative Disc Disease?

Many people who suffer harm in car accidents not only sustain new injuries but also aggravate pre-existing medical conditions. A car accident cannot directly cause degenerative disc disease, but it can easily exacerbate the symptoms of this condition. Degenerative disc disease is the result of natural aging, so while a plaintiff cannot
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Is Idaho a No-Fault State?

When you get into an auto accident, one of the first questions that may come to mind is, “Who will pay for my damages?” The answer to this question can depend on many factors, including the circumstances of the collision and the parties involved, but a major influence will be whether you
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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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