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3 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Utah on
Q: Attacked by yellow jackets at work

We were asked to start a project as soon after starting we were attacked by yellow jackets I was stung 20 to 30 times on the back of my head and throughout my body. I was wondering if there was any legal action I can take

Andrew Spainhower
Andrew Spainhower answered on Mar 22, 2017

I agree with the advice given. It is unlikely that you will find a negligent third party in this case. Fortunately for you, given a few assumptions, you should have a valid claim for workers compensation in Utah. For more see:... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Utah on
Q: Hello I'm in Salt Lake city UT I sing a Release of all Claims about a month and a half ago. I keep calling asking

About when will I get my payment. As they don't know what can I do about this

Andrew Spainhower
Andrew Spainhower answered on Mar 5, 2017

If you signed a release in exchange for a check, you should get the check very quickly. Anything more than 2 weeks is unacceptable.

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1 Answer | Asked in Lemon Law for Utah on
Q: I bought a car from a dealership as is Well it broke down on my way home they didn't let me test drive it

They also said they didn't know of anything wrong with it well it broke down on my way home which is about maybe 7 miles.

What can I do??

Andrew Spainhower
Andrew Spainhower answered on Sep 7, 2016

In Utah, the lemon law does not apply to used vehicles. The rights and duties of the parties are likely outlined in the contract and or warranty you signed at the time of the sale. For more, check out:

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Utah on
Q: If my dog kills a sheep, am I liable for the purchase price of the sheep?

A friend of mines dog killed a sheep. They are willing to pay for it. They talked to one of the two owners and disussed making payments for the sheep, then the other owner decided to be a jerk and call animal control and demanded the purchase price of the sheep $500.00(he says he has a recipt)... Read more »

Andrew Spainhower
Andrew Spainhower answered on Sep 7, 2016

Obviously the answer can change given a variety of variables, however, it is likely that the dog owner will need to pay the sheep owner the value of the sheep.

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