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Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident Changing Lanes?

Unsafe lane changes are one of the most common causes of car accidents. In 2016, 3,369 car accidents in Utah occurred during lane changes. Over 600 of these accidents caused injuries, while two were fatal. “Leaving traffic lane” was another significant cause of collisions, with 608 such accidents total in 2016. Liability
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What Happens After a Fatal Car Accident?

In Utah, someone dies in a car accident every 36 hours. In 2017, a total of 272 people lost their lives in fatal Utah vehicle accidents. Losing a loved one in an auto accident is a tragedy. The aftermath of a fatal accident can be difficult to navigate as a surviving family
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Can I Sue a Hospital for Negligence?

When you check into a hospital, you expect the best of care. After all, hospitals are meant to heal. Unfortunately, sometimes hospitals fail to provide adequate care, which can lead to infection, injury, or worse – death. What are your options when you or a loved one leave the hospital with an
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Who Is at Fault in a Parking Lot Accident?

Parking lot accidents can occur for many reasons, and do on a regular basis. Though these accidents occur at low speeds and thankfully often amount to little more than minor property damage, filing a claim can still be a hassle. Knowing how insurance companies determine fault in a parking lot accident can
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Does Car Insurance Follow the Car or the Driver?

By law, every driver must carry insurance on their vehicles within the minimum requirements set by the state. If you have quality insurance coverage for your vehicle, you might assume that it applies to every car you drive – whether you are on the vehicle’s insurance or not. Unfortunately, this is not
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What Are Punitive Damages in a Lawsuit?

If a person who exhibited reckless or extremely negligent behavior at the time of an accident has injured you, you may be eligible for punitive damages as part of your overall recovery settlement. Punitive damages refer to damages required beyond that of compensatory damages, and are intended as punitive to the party
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Who Pays for Medical Bills in a Car Accident?

A car accident can have a huge impact on your life. How you will pay for necessary medical expenses is a major question that quickly arises. In the case of being at fault for the accident, you – and your insurance company – are liable for your own medical expenses, as well
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Is Utah a No Fault State?

Every state in the country has different laws for handling car accident insurance claims. Every state has different minimum insurance requirements and states generally operate under fault-based or no-fault systems. Utah is a no-fault state, meaning a driver who suffers injuries or property damage in a car accident will likely need to
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Utah Crash Fatalities 2016

As fatal crashes steadily rise on Utah’s roadways, driver safety is quickly becoming a rising issue. At Feller & Wendt, LLC, we wanted to take a more detailed look at fatal crash data, including investigating any underlying causes or contributing factors to the rising fatalities. With statistics from the National Highway Traffic
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