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On October 14, 2016

Timelines in a Litigated Personal Injury Case

  Car accident personal injury cases can be resolved in several ways: (1) Don’t file a lawsuit; (2) Settle the claim; (3) File a Small Claims lawsuit; (4) File a District Court lawsuit with arbitration; or, (5) File a District Court lawsuit with a jury track. This article describes the basic time lines when your
On October 11, 2016

Top Insurance Defenses to Utah Car Collision Cases

Top Insurance Defenses to Utah Car Collision Cases The majority of my legal work is personal injury, and specifically, car accident cases. I always represent the injured, not the insurance carrier. I see what the common objections and defenses insurance adjusters take, along with their attorneys. Here are the top insurance adjuster defenses and how
On October 9, 2016

UTAH HOSPITAL LIENS FROM A CAR ACCIDENT

  Any car accident personal injury attorney is forever diligent in seeking out hospital liens and negotiating them. To forget or miss a hospital lien means the lawyer, his law firm and his client get sued. This is not good, especially considering there are statutory attorney fees at stake if you lose the lawsuit. Here
On October 1, 2016

MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION AFTER A UTAH CAR ACCIDENT

If you are in a Provo, Utah car accident, you should immediately seek appropriate medical care. First and foremost, proper medical care is good for your health, but medical documentation is critical for any personal injury insurance claim that may come later. Not all car accidents mature into a personal injury claim, but for sure,
On September 22, 2016

Auto Accident Car (Property) Damage and Small Claims Court Action

  When you are hurt in a Provo, Utah car accident, often your car is destroyed or damaged. You can’t work, and you don’t have a car. This is a serious dilemma for many, especially when you don’t have access to a rental car. When the insurance company for the at-fault driver, or your own
On September 19, 2016

I WAS JUST IN A UTAH CAR ACCIDENT. WHO PAYS FOR MY MEDICAL BILLS?

  QUESTION: I was just in a car accident in Provo, Utah. Who is going to pay for my medical bills? ANSWER: When in a Utah car accident, your medical bills will be paid in the following priority: (1) Workers Compensation. If you were driving and at work when you are in the car accident,
On September 16, 2016

$168,000 Disk Injury Settlement–09/2016.

Last week personal injury attorney Jacob S. Gunter settled a $168,000 disk injury case. A lawsuit was filed and case settled in early fact discovery. Call attorney Jacob S. Gunter for a free car accident consultation. (801) 373-6345.
On September 6, 2016

Utah Law on Unfair Insurance Claim Practices

Have you been treated unfairly, or slow by an insurance company in paying out a reasonable claim?  Know your rights.  See the links to Utah’s statutes and administrative rules below concerning insurance.   Utah’s statute regarding unfair insurance adjuster practices can be found HERE:  http://le.utah.gov/xcode/Title31A/Chapter26/31A-26-S303.html?v=C31A-26-S303_1800010118000101   Utah’s insurance rules for unfair settlement practices can be
On September 6, 2016

Private Insurance Adjusting Companies

That is it. Today I received a voicemail from a company called “Cutthroat Insurance Adjusters.” Of course, wanting more information. I can’t believe someone named their insurance adjusting company “Cutthroat.” Are they located in the mountains where these wonderful fish roam? Also, whenever you run into an independent claims adjuster service, expect way slower service. Luckily
On August 27, 2016

CAR ACCIDENT INSURANCE ADJUSTER INTERVIEWS. DO I HAVE TO DO ONE?

When you are in a Utah car accident, one of the first action items an insurance company will do is call you and ask for a recorded adjuster interview. Here is why and when you should do an adjuster interview after a car accident. What is an Car Accident Adjuster Interview? When you are in