It was raining heavily and I was heading home for the day. I was about to turn right onto a road to leave my works parking lot. I looked both ways and saw no incoming cars. However due to the rain and tall plants blocking my view of the sidewalk and I didn't see a man on a bike coming towards... View More
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. Until you are able to consult with a local attorney on state-specific rules, there are elements on both sides that could be argued - bicycle on sidewalk, vehicle leaving parking lot duty to yield, and other possible...View More
In Utah, a DUI charge and a car accident involving personal injury are typically treated as separate legal matters. The DUI charge primarily focuses on factors like blood alcohol content (BAC) and impairment, and the presence of an accident alone may not necessarily enhance the DUI charge itself....View More
Long story short, a family member is trying to turn left into an apartment complex on a 2 way street (and a shared divider). He waited in the divider to turn left as safely as possible and found that moment when the oncoming traffic had come to a complete stop and signaled him to go. He started... View More
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Until you're able to arrange a consult with a local attorney to analyze the matter under state-specific vehicle and traffic law, this would be a difficult case in most jurisdictions across the nation. Liability...View More
I was rear-ended in Nov. '21. I had prior back issues, but have had increasing pain since the accident. The opposing ins. co. wants to access my medical files from 2018. Do I need to allow this in order to settle the claim?
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter nationwide, insurance carriers typically do make requests for records of previous accidents. This is particularly true where injuries might be similar to those from earlier accidents, or where there...View More
I was unloading a uhaul, I didn’t consider my blood sugar. I went to move the Uhaul in front off townhomes and out of the alley, my neighbors chased me, I freaked out, I saw one of them wave me down. Came to my senses and stoped to talk to him. They told me, didn’t I notice I hit a mail box, I... View More
You have described an incident but you have not asked a question. It appears you have three paths moving forward: 1) pay the fine and take the conviction as is - simplest and quickest resolution which likely has the most significant impact on your insurance (you may want to contact your insurance...View More
I then found out that my I insurance had lapsed. I had no clue my husband first all that. I had insurance the next day. I believe that both parties involved are at fault . I shouldn’t have assumed she was going to be going as fast as she was. It’s kinda a blur but I remember the light was... View More
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry about your accident. I hope everyone is okay here. You put a number of issues on the table. In terms of fault, a Utah attorney familiar with the state's vehicle and traffic law AND the signage/traffic...View More
obtained a. Personal injury lawyer after a car crash. After almost a year and a half I directed the lawyer to start working towards a settlement. On 1/28 the Lawyer called and said they had negotiated an offer. I said I wanted to talk to my wife before accepting the offer. The next day( 1/29 )the... View More
No, you can tell the attorney that he should tell the company it was a mistake on his part, you never agreed to anytihing. You may want to consult other attorneys, see what they say. Look for attorneys who handle car wrecks and who are memers of the Utah trial lawyers association /Utah...View More
you didn't state your question. If you caused the wreck and the car is going to your wife, you need to speak with your lawyer if you do not have comprehensive coverage that will pay for the damage to the vehicle.Talk to your divorce lawyer about that end of it.
the day before I moved to canada I got in a car accident in which resulted in a citation. this week I found out that my appearance was requested in court. currently I am not able to leave Canada until the end of the year. what options do I have to get this matter resolved via long distance? and how... View More
You can quickly resolve it by paying the fine (which may include restitution). However, if you would rather contest it, an attorney can go to court for you and resolve it without you having to come back. An attorney would be able to get the police report and figure out different options of how to...View More
The driver of the car initiated a left turn into a school and stopped a foot in the lane of traffic of the motorcycle who was traveling in the opposite direction. The car didn’t hit the motorcyclist. The driver of the motorcycle assuming they would be hit braked hard locking the front wheel while... View More
I do not practice in Utah, but your question remains open for four weeks. A local attorney could best advise on the operation of Utah's vehicle and traffic laws. However, as general legal doctrine, one can be liable for an accident even if they do not actually physically impact the other...View More
Generally, you are an at will employee which means barring a union or an employment contract you can be let go for no reason at all--reasons just go to whether there is an EEO complaint, whether you can collect unemployment insurance.
Suggest you contact a member of the Utah Assn for...View More
3 weeks ago, i was in a car accident. i was heading north (straight) through an intersection in which i had no stop signs. as i was going through, someone turned left and i hit them. would i be in the wrong? also is there anyway their insurance would have to cover a rental for me? i dont have the... View More
At work l opened my door too fast without looking and bumped the car next to me, leaving a dime sized dent on their door. I don’t know who owns the car and no one was around, so I left a note with my contact info, my car info and my insurance info. Do I contact the police or my insurance now?
Well, if you owe them the money for the damage you caused, it seems that they simply applied "self-help," and got the money back from you quickly through your check. I don't know that there is any legal action you can bring to recover the money, unless you truly don't owe the...View More
I was involved in a car accident in 2015 where the responding officer unfairly ticketed me as the cause of the accident when the person I hit made a blind turn. I fought the ticket and won and both insurance companies accepted he was 100% at fault. Now, 2.5 yrs later, hes still threatening suit for... View More
From what you have stated, I don't think so. A claim for Intentional/Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress requires a showing of something truly horrific. Making threats against your insurance company would not qualify. If they were constantly in contact with you and threatening you...View More
I was running back to work for an emergency and stopped for an oncoming car at the beginning of a crosswalk, with one foot on the street. She very suddenly stopped also, and I attempted to waved her on, but before she moved, she was hit by a car turning left (from a stop sign). They started to... View More
I was in an accident where a car had no blinker on and I pulled to the right of him to turn right. He then turned right into me. Who is at fault for this accident? I had plenty of room to turn right and did not squeeze into turn right. There was no right turn painted on the road, just enough... View More
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