Even if you were riding in someone else’s car when you were hurt, if that person doesn’t have PIP coverage, your PIP will cover you. This proof comes in the form of medical records and your doctor’s opinion. Finally, while not advisable, if you absolutely need treatment and can’t get it anywhere else, you can always go to the emergency room. He was the sole earner in his family, and he had no PIP coverage and no health insurance. It is your body that was hurt, and it is your money for which we are fighting.Read More
Utah Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Utah
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Serving Utah
- Mitchell A. Stephens
- Eric Olson
- Jordan P. Kendell
- Mark F. James
- Jeffrey D. Eisenberg
- Alan W. Mortensen
- Gregory J. Sanders
- David A. Cutt
- Colin P. King
- Jared L. Anderson
- Warren W. Driggs
- P. Matthew Muir
Mitchell A. Stephens
Mitchell A. Stephens focuses his practice on litigation and has successfully represented clients in both state and federal courts. Mitchs last two jury trials resulted in favorable verdicts for his clients, with the total verdict amounts exceeding $25 million. At his last bench trial, he successfully defended against seven-figure damages claims and obtained a no cause of action verdict. His last trial before an arbitration panel involved defending against a $36 million demand. The final award was a dismissal of the plaintiffs claims with prejudice and no damages awarded. In addition to these favorable trial verdicts, Mitch has prevailed on many other matters in the dispositive motion context. He also has successfully defended his victories on appeal, including to the Utah Supreme Court and Tenth Circuit.Prior to joining Hatch, James & Dodge, Mitch served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Carolyn B. McHugh of the Utah Court of Appeals. Mitch graduated from the University of Utahs S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2007 with Highest Honors.
Eric S. Olson is a partner at Eisenberg, Cutt, Kendell & Olson. His practice focuses on catastrophic injury and wrongful death caused by defective products, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, and medical malpractice. Mr. Olson has recovered millions of dollars for his clients including numerous settlments over $10 million. He has particular experieince in motor vehicle defects, dram-shop liability and bad-faith litigation.
Jordan P. Kendell
I am the managing partner of Eisenberg, Cutt, Kendell & Olson. I have exclusively represented injury victims for my entire career. My practice includes all areas of personal injury with an emphasis on defective products, trucking accidents, premises liability, brain and spinal cord injuries, and wrongful death.I have helped my clients recover millions of dollars through settlement, arbitration, and trial. I have worked on cases in many different states, and I have tried cases in Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. I have written and/or argued appeals to the Utah Supreme Court, the Utah Court of Appeals, and the Federal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.I graduated Magna Cum Laude from my law school in 2005. Since then, I have been recognized as one of Utahs Up-and-Coming Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine. From 2009-2014, I was named a Rising Star by Mountain States Top Lawyers, and since 2015 I have been recognized as a Top Lawyer by Mountain States Top Lawyers.
Mark F. James
Mark James has extensive experience representing clients in federal and state courts. His practice includes complex commercial and tort litigation, both on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. James has represented clients in a wide variety of matters, including intellectual property disputes, securities litigation, trade secret disputes, product liability disputes, eminent domain proceedings, contract disputes, real property disputes, disputes over ownership and control of businesses, derivative actions, construction law, personal injury cases, and class actions. Mr. James has handled multiple litigation involving multilevel marketing companies and distributors, including with respect to claims involving false advertising, misappropriation of trade secrets, cross-recruiting, interference with contract, and non-competition issues. He has been praised by clients and peers for his skilled and efficient approach to litigation.Mr. James clients have enjoyed significant successes both at trial and in negotiated settlements. Mr. James trial victories include, among others, a jury award of over $24 million against DHL (Express) USA, Inc. for breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and tortious interference. Settlements include a $15 million recovery in a fraud class action along with numerous other significant recoveries. In addition to these results for companies and individuals pursuing claims, Mr. James has successfully defended many companies and individuals against a variety of different claims. In addition to acting as legal counsel, Mr. James has acted as a court-appointed receiver in the context of a partnership dispute involving millions of dollars of real property. He also has a successful mediation practice, in addition to maintaining his regular law practice, offering his services as a mediator in a variety of disputes, including disputes involving complex litigation and personal injury/wrongful death.
Jeffrey D. Eisenberg
Jeffrey D. Eisenberg, founding partner of Eisenberg, Gilchrist & Cutt, has spent the last 25 years representing plaintiffs in complex personal-injury, malpractice, bad-faith and sexual assault claims. He has obtained seven-figure recoveries in more than one-hundred cases. In 2016 alone, Mr. Eisenberg recovered more than $28 million dollars for his clients. Mr. Eisenberg says the most rewarding part of his practice is being able to help his clients in the most challenging moments of their lives.In addition to his trial practice, Mr. Eisenberg has maintained a commitment to teaching trial advocacy to lawyers in Utah and elsewhere. He has served as Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Utahs S. J. Quinney College of Law. He founded a seminar program for young lawyers, entitled Learn from the Pros and has been an invited speaker at many other trial advocacy and litigation seminars in Utah and around the world.Mr. Eisenberg has been recognized for his dedication to activism and community service by numerous organizations. From 2000-2002 he served as President of the Utah Brain Injury Association and was presented with the BIAUs Outstanding Service Award. In 2007, he received the Larry Trattler Award for his work on behalf of the Public Justice Foundation, a non-profit public interest law firm.
Alan W. Mortensen
Alan W. Mortensen is a partner and shareholder of the Salt Lake City, Utah-based firm Dewsnup, King & Olsen. For more than 20 years, he has represented clients in motor vehicle accidents, civil rights, negligence, construction, civil rights, workplace injury, product liability, forfeiture, employment and insurance bad faith cases. He is licensed to practice in Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, the Utah Supreme Court, the Utah Court of Appeals, the Wyoming Supreme Court and the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. He is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the Utah State Bar, the Salt Lake County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association. He serves on the Executive Board and the Board of Governors for the Utah Association for Justice.Mr. Mortensen has recovered notable verdicts in a number of significant cases. He acted as one of the lead trial lawyers in the Crandall Canyon Mine Disaster, a major 2007 case involving a mine tragedy that killed six miners as well as three additional workers who were attempting rescue efforts. Several factors were uncovered that contributed to the event, and the mine received historic fines because of safety issues. He also acted as the lead lawyer in the case of the Guatemalan Air Disaster, in which several missionaries lost their lives in a plane crash due to a faulty engine. He has additionally litigated a number of other complex aviation disasters, mining accidents, construction accidents and semi-truck accidents.Because of his achievements, Mr. Mortensen has been appeared on The Today Show and NPR as well as in the New York Times, USA Today, LA Times and the Salt Lake Tribune. He has published a number of articles on topics such as aircraft product liability and workers compensation, and he has earned settlements and verdicts in the eight-figure range, which qualified him for membership in the distinguished Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is also a platinum member of The Verdict Club for Premier Trial Lawyers. Mr. Mortensen has additionally garnered an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Gregory J. Sanders
Attorney Gregory J. Sanders is a shareholder with the Kipp and Christian, P.C. law firm in Salt Lake City, Utah. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Sanders focuses his practice primarily on personal injury litigation defense, professional liability defense, insurance defense, products liability defense and general civil litigation.After receiving his associates degree from Weber State University in 1972, Mr. Sanders attended The University of Utah, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in 1974. He then attended J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, obtaining his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1977. That same year, the Utah State Bar admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.After receiving his legal degree and license, Mr. Sanders joined the U.S. Army JAG Corps, where he actively served until 1980, ultimately reaching the level of colonel. He then served several years as a deputy attorney for Salt Lake County prior to joining the team at Kipp and Christian, P.C.Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and success defending the rights and interests of those he serves, Mr. Sanders has received numerous awards and honors. He currently holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and Utah Business magazine has voted him among the states Legal Elite for the past several years. In addition, Americas Top 100 Attorneys named him among the countrys best high stakes litigators in 2018.Widely regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Sanders conducts lectures and continuing legal education seminars across the country on a variety of legal topics. A fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America, he is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Utah State Bar and other prominent legal organizations.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
10 Exchange Place, 4th Floor,, Salt Lake City UT 84111
David A. Cutt
David A. Cutt is a founding partner at Eisenberg, Cutt, Kendell & Olson. He has recovered millions of dollars for his clients including a $14.6 million jury verdict in a medical malpractice case and a $1.5 million verdict in a ski accident case. His practice focuses on catastrophic injuries, particularly those involving brain and spine injuries; as well as perusing claims for injuries caused by ski accidents, medical malpractice, defective tires and other dangerous products.David graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1991. He has been honored for his achievements in the legal profession by U.S. News Best Lawyers in America, SuperLawers, Utah Business Magazines Legal Elite, and Martindale Hubble.David is a former editor of the Utah Trial Lawyer and lectures across the country on topics related to personal injury law. When he is not working, David enjoys spending time with his wife and children and playing the guitar.
Colin P. King
Colin P. King is a founding member of Dewsnup King Olsen Worel Havas Mortensen and represents clients in Salt Lake City, Utah. With decades of trial and litigation experience behind him, he represents clients in cases of personal injury, medical malpractice and product liability. He is a member of The Inner Circle of Advocates, defined as the group of the 100 most celebrated trial lawyers in the country by The Washington Post. Widely respected by his peers, he has tried and litigated cases against oil fields, automobile dealers, coal mining equipment, and device and drug sellers and manufacturers.After obtaining an undergraduate degree, Mr. King attended the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctor. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a fellow of The International Academy of Trial Lawyers. The former president of the American Board of Trial Advocates Utah Chapter, he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for several decades in product liability and medical malpractice field.Mr. King is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and a variety of other federal courts, along with the state courts of Colorado, Wyoming, Texas and Utah. A member of the Salt Lake County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Federal Bar Association, he was also a president of the Utah Association for Justice.One of Mr. Kings most recent verdicts involved $2.7 million in compensation for a consumer who purchased a car with a defective fuel injector and ended up with mild brain damage. Mr. King obtained Utahs first eight-figure tort verdict.
36 South State Street, Suite 2400,, Salt Lake City UT 84111
Jared L. Anderson
Jared L. Anderson is an attorney providing legal services covering Business Litigation and Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff and Real Estate.Jared Anderson, who practices law in Provo, Utah, was selected to Rising Stars for 2008. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.Prior to becoming an attorney, he studied at University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. He graduated in 1998.After passing the bar exam, he was admitted to legal practice in 1998.
2500 N University Ave, Suite 100,, Provo UT 84604
Warren W. Driggs
Warren W. Driggs is a top-rated attorney who practices law in Salt Lake City, Utah. Warren Driggs focuses on Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff issues.Additionally, he also helps clients with legal issues in the following areas of law: Alternative Dispute Resolution.Warren Driggs received Top Lawyers designation for 2007 - 2008. He was selected for this honor subsequent to undergoing an evaluation of many different factors including peer recognition and professional achievement.He became a licensed attorney in 1983.Before practicing law, he attended law school at University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and graduated in 1983.
737 E. Winchester St., Salt Lake City UT 84107
P. Matthew Muir
Matthew Muir is a Business Litigation attorney working in Salt Lake City, Utah.Matthew Muir assists clients with Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff and Construction Litigation: Business issues. Matthew Muir works as an attorney at Jones Waldo.As one of a small number of attorneys selected to Top Lawyers, Matthew Muir gained this recognition through professional achievement, peer recognition, and other distinguishing criteria.He graduated from University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2002. He was subsequently admitted to legal practice in 2002 after passing the bar exam.
170 South Main Street, Suite 1500,, Salt Lake City UT 84101