Utah Accident Attorneys
In a report recently released by the Utah Department of Public Safety, it was revealed that there were more than 52,000 reported traffic accidents throughout the state in 2011, with approximately 22,000 people injured and another 243 people killed as a result of these collisions.
Despite improvements being made in automobile safety and accident avoidance technology, this is still a significant number of collisions that are largely caused by negligent drivers, bad weather conditions and defective parts malfunctioning while in operation.
Serving the Entire State of Utah
If you or someone you love has suffered a personal injury due to the negligence of another driver, that injury victim may be eligible to receive compensation for their injuries, which can include provision for medical and outpatient treatment costs, lost wages, vehicle repair expenses and other outgoings related to the incident.
We have collected over $100 million for our clients and are ready to take on your case today!
Please contact our Salt Lake City Office at your earliest convenience:
4001 South 700 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84107
...or simply fill out the Free Case Review form located to the right.
Common Causes of Auto Accidents
While there can be a variety of causes that can contribute to a motor vehicle accident, there are some more-frequent reasons that consistently contribute to these collision.
Some of the most common include:
- Texting and driving
- DUI / DWI
- Distracted drivers
- Vehicle malfunction
- Bad weather conditions
- Fatigued drivers
Unfortunately, in many of these instances the at-fault driver is often unaware of the pending accident and consequently, that driver is unable to take action to help avoid the collision.
Common Types of Collisions
Due to the combination of increased traffic on our roads and an increasing amount of driver distractions (cell phones, tablets and similar), there can be many different situation that can contribute to an accident and where these accidents occur.
Some common types of auto accidents are:
- Head on collisions
- Side swipe (including hit and run)
- Rear end accidents
- Side impact (also known as a T-bone collision)
Understandably, the resulting damages can often leave drivers with serious personal injuries.
Types of Accident Injuries
Despite recent advances in passenger safety which includes air bag design and crash cell protection, motor vehicle occupants can still sustain serious injuries when in a crash.
Some of these may include:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Facial damage
- Broken bones
- Internal bleeding
- Spinal cord damage
. Amongst many others.
As with any serious injury, its very important to seek urgent medical attention from a licensed medical practitioner to ensure that any injuries can be treated quickly.
Have Questions? Contact Our Salt Lake City Auto Accident Attorney
Here at the Phillips Law Group, we understand the trauma that many injury victims and their families face after a serious auto accident. We can help to provide the experience to guide injury victims safely through the entire personal injury litigation process and the determination to fight for your MAXIMUM injury compensation.
With our main office located in Salt Lake City UT, we proudly provide comprehensive legal counsel to injury victims throughout the state including:
- Salt Lake City
- West Valley City
- North Salt Lake
- Canyon Rim
. And most of the surrounding towns, cities and suburbs of these areas.
To find out how we can help with your injury litigation, call or text 1-800-706-3000 and a member from our intake team will quickly connect you to one of our lawyers that is best suited to handling your specific case.
Alternatively, simply fill out the Free Case Review form located at the top of this page its strictly confidential and 100% FREE to submit.