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A Guide to Drunk Driving Accidents in Utah

By Steven Jensen
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January 19, 2022
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Drunk Driving

Our attorneys at Parker & McConkie have personally witnessed the devastation that follows from a drunk driver traffic accident. If a drunk driver has hit and injured you or killed a loved one, what do you need to know? Here are the topics we cover in this Guide to Drunk Driving Accidents in Utah: Drunk […]

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Why hire a personal injury lawyer? Watch this video to get the answer.

By Steven Jensen
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January 4, 2022
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What does a personal injury lawyer do

Have you wondered how a personal injury attorney can help you? Here’s how it works. You get in an accident. You’re injured. Medical bills are piling up. There’s paperwork to fill out. Insurance companies and collection agencies are calling you. You’re afraid you’re going to say the wrong thing that hurts your case. You’re not […]

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Tips for Driving on Snowy Roads!

By Steven Jensen
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December 21, 2021
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‘Tis the season for snow…and more car accidents. It’s common in Salt Lake City and throughout Utah to have over 150 car accidents in just one day due to snowy road conditions. We want to help you avoid being one of them. Here are some tips to help you avoid getting in a snowy pile […]

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Here’s a Cheap Way to Make Sure You Get More Money for Your Injuries.

By Steven Jensen
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December 10, 2021
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Don’t wait until after you’ve been in a car accident to buy the best insurance. The best time to prepare for an accident is now. Purchase Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist coverage right away. It’s very cheap, and you won’t regret it. 1.Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist Coverage in a Nutshell One of the best things you can do for yourself […]

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Tips for Purchasing Auto Insurance

By Steven Jensen
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December 10, 2021
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Unfortunately, most of us don’t think about the details of our automobile insurance policy until we’ve been involved in a car accident. After an accident, we call our insurance company to report the claim and learn that our coverage is not as good as we thought. Here are some tips to avoid this. Pick the […]

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5 Quickest Ways Your Attorney Can Ruin Your Case

By Steven Jensen
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December 10, 2021
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Hiring bad experts. Missing deadlines. Being on the defensive. Staying on the surface. Failing to have a plan.

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10 Easy Ways to Get More Value Out of Your Personal Injury Claim (PDF)

By Steven Jensen
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December 10, 2021
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1. Don’t Neglect Medical Treatment. Once you are diagnosed and out of the ER or past your visit with the first doctor, don’t expect for your symptoms to just go away. In most cases, you will need to follow up on your treatment. This may seem obvious for more serious injuries, such as burn injuries, […]

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Governmental Immunity: What if the Government Injures You?

By Steven Jensen
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December 10, 2021
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Most people believe that you cannot make a claim or sue the government for personal injury. This is only partially true. There are laws that make the government immune from responsibility or liability for certain types of harm its agents may cause to others or to property. However, the legislators have also lifted immunity for […]

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Do I have to pay taxes on my personal injury settlement?

By Steven Jensen
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December 10, 2021
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Generally, your personal injury settlement or award is non-taxable, and you do not have to report it on your tax return. The money you receive for your injury claim is meant to make you whole again or get you back as much as possible to where you were before the accident. Therefore, the money is […]

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Don’t Let Your Fire Sprinkler System Injure You or Your Family.

By Steven Jensen
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December 10, 2021
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Fire sprinkler systems in homes and apartments are meant to extinguish a fire, not make it bigger. Shockingly, although rare, sprinkler systems can make a fire worse if the right precautions aren’t taken. There have been at least three known instances where people were seriously injured or killed because of a flash fire that was […]

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