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On July 18, 2017

Personal Injury Attorney Jake Gunter lectures on Cross Examination to the 87th Legal Operation Detachment–United States Army Reserves. Judge Advocate Corps.

  On 07/09/2017 personal injury attorney Jake Gunter lectured on cross-examination to the United States Army Reserve Judge Advocates from the Salt Lake and Denver teams of the 87th Legal Operations Detachment.   The program of instruction involved general principles of cross-examination, along with presentations on impeaching with prior inconsistent statements and impeachment with prior
On July 1, 2017

A PERSONAL INJURY CAR ACCIDENT INSURANCE CLAIM [START TO FINISH]

A Utah Car Accident Happens: Proper Car Insurance Selection. Before you even get into a car accident you should be selecting high and appropriate insurance coverages for yourself and in case you hurt someone else.  These types of insurances called liability insurance and underinsured/uninsured coverages.  Liability coverage is where you hurt someone else and your
On June 30, 2017

Happy 4th of JULY 2017!

From Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC, we wish everyone a wonderful 4th of July.  The attorneys at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC have a long history of military service. Jackson Howard.  Founding partner.  0-6 Captain in the United States Navy. Don Petersen.  Founding partner.  United States Army. John Valentine.  Retired partner.  United State Marine Corps.
On June 26, 2017

THE CONTINGENT FEE AND A JURY DEMAND

As a general rule, all Utah personal injury cases are taken on a contingency fee basis.   Further, nearly all Utah PI cases request a trial by jury.  Not a judge, or bench trial.  The jury right is endowed in the Federal and State Constitutions. A contingency fee is where the lawyer only gets paid
On June 24, 2017

$209,000 Personal Injury Settlement–JUNE 2017

Personal injury attorney Jake Gunter obtained $209,000 in compensation for his personal injury clients in June 2017. When hiring a personal injury attorney it is imperative to hire an experienced attorney who does not dabble in this area of law.   Attorney Jake Gunter regularly handles personal injury cases. Firm wide in June 2017 the
On June 8, 2017

UTAH CAR ACCIDENT ARBITRATION–WHAT REALLY HAPPENS

I am a Utah personal injury attorney who mainly helps people who are injured in car accidents. As a result, I often use arbitration to resolve my client’s car accident insurance claims. Here is what arbitration is for Utah car accidents and the pros and cons of using arbitration compared to a jury trial. What
On May 27, 2017

Happy Memorial Day 2017!!

Happy Memorial Day 2017!!   Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC has a long history of lawyers who served in the United States Military.       Founder Jackson Howard.  United States Navy. Founder Don Petersen.  United States Army. Partner John Valentine.  United States Marine Corps. Partner Jake Gunter.  United States Army. We wish you the
On May 17, 2017

$50,000 Rear End Car Accident Verdict [TRIAL]

Don Petersen and Jake Gunter, attorneys at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC recently obtained a $50,000 verdict on a Provo, Utah car accident. The case was tried over two days with multiple expert witnesses. The last offer on the eve of trial was under $20,000. When you are in a car accident in the Provo,