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Category: personal injury attorney

On February 8, 2018

UTAH MEDICATION ERRORS–WRONGFUL DEATH

Has a medication error caused a Utah wrongful death to occur? Our Utah medical malpractice attorneys can help you. Utah personal injury attorney Jake Gunter is a partner at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC and actively practices Utah injury law. Call Jake Gunter at (801) 373-6345 for a completely free consultation regarding your prescription medication
On January 9, 2018

CAN I HANDLE MY OWN UTAH PERSONAL INJURY CASE?

I occasionally see people trying to handle their Utah car accident personal injury cases. Usually, they receive sub-par results. Insurance companies know when you are not represented and they act accordingly. Simply put—insurance companies know that unrepresented people will not be able to file a lawsuit and will, therefore, take what is offered to them.
On September 16, 2017

3 WAYS TO FIND THE BEST UTAH CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

When you are hurt in a Utah car accident, finding the best car accident attorney matters.  Finding a car accident lawyer that regularly and consistently handles Utah car accidents is of great concern. Here are some three characteristics to look for when hiring the best Utah car accident attorney: (1).  Jury Trial Experience.  Does the
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
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,
On February 9, 2017

NO FEES UNLESS YOU RECEIVE A PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENT

UNLESS YOU RECEIVE A PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENT YOU DO NOT OWE US ANYTHING A major concern of people hiring an attorney is how much will it cost? This is a very reasonable concern. In talking to attorney Jacob S. Gunter about a car accident, the consultation is always free and you will not pay anything
On December 20, 2016

PERSONAL INJURY LIENS

WHY PERSONAL INJURY LIENS ARE IMPORTANT In personal injury cases, whether it be a dog bite case or a car accident case, liens occur and the personal injury attorney has to manage these liens or the case can go south in a hurry. Liens can be helpful, or they can be deadly to a personal
On October 18, 2016

NO FEES UNLESS YOU RECEIVE A SETTLEMENT

  A major concern of people hiring an attorney is how much will it cost? This is a very reasonable concern. In talking to attorney Jacob S. Gunter about a car accident, the consultation is always free and you will not pay anything until you receive a settlement. Case Costs. A real, experienced personal injury
On December 19, 2015

Hit-and-Run Drivers–Uninsured Motorist Coverage

When you are hurt by a hit and run driver your own car insurance should kick in to help pay for your injuries caused by the hit and run driver. This is called “Uninsured Motorist Coverage.” It is part of your own Utah car insurance, but can be waived in writing under strict conditions. Additionally
On November 3, 2015

MEDICAL RECORDS AND MEDICAL BILLING

Personal injury cases, whether a dog bite, or a car collision is heavy on medical records. Medical records consist of the medical treatment record and the medical billing record. Insurance adjusters require both before they will consider making an offer to compensate you for your injuries. Medical records come in many forms. There are ambulance