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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 April 4, 2017

NOT GUILTY JURY VERDICT

NOT GUILTY JURY VERDICT.    Attorney Jake Gunter at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC obtained a not guilty verdict from a Salt Lake County jury on 04/03/2017.  The jury deliberated for 30 minutes before returning their verdict.  This was Jake’s 13th jury trial in his nearly 13 years of practicing law.
On March 14, 2017

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN SOMEONE DIES IN THE MIDDLE OF THEIR UTAH CAR ACCIDENT CASE?

When either the Defendant-wrongdoer or the injured plaintiff dies as the result of a Utah accident, Utah Code Ann. 78B-3-107 governs the legal case. You can read the full statute at the end of this article. Here is what you need to know if someone dies during the middle of a Utah car accident case:
On February 4, 2017

UTAH Personal Injury Protection Insurance (“PIP”)

OVERVIEW OF PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION BENEFITS Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) is a mandatory part of all Utah car insurance policies.  See Utah Code Ann. 31A-22-302(1).  Not every state has PIP, so you may want to check what your policy covers if you just moved to Utah. PIP is not required for motorcycles, ATV, Trailers or
On February 3, 2017

Utah Car Accident Head Injuries

Car Accident Head Injuries. Utah car accidents can cause serious physical injuries. One particular terrible harm is a head injury. If you are in a Utah car accident, Provo car accident attorney Jacob S. Gunter can help. Here are the top action items to do if you are in a Utah car accident and have
On December 31, 2016

UTAH CAR ACCIDENT CLAIMS. START TO FINISH. A BRIEF OVERVIEW

  When you are injured in an Provo car accident, you enter the maze of the insurance industry, which for many is complex and new.   This article outlines generally what happens in a Provo car accident case from start to finish.  The same general principles applies to motorcycle crashes, passenger car cases, boating accidents, ATV