October 9, 2019
Justice Sought in Wrongful Death Case An ongoing case has raised an important question because of a potential quirk of Washington State law: can the survivors of a victim of wrongful death pursue legal action if they aren’t US residents? The attorneys for the defendant in a case involving the death of five students at North… Read More
October 3, 2019
What is Lane Splitting? Lane splitting (or filtering) is the practice of motorcycles driving in between lanes of traffic when the traffic is stopped. A common practice across Europe and Asia, in the US it is only legal in a limited number of states. States with a Craig Swapp & Associates Office Utah – Lane splitting… Read More
October 1, 2019
In Utah, when a person witnesses or comes across a serious car accident or other emergency that person often instinctively wants to help. In this day and age, the fear of inadvertently causing more damage or injury to the accident victims, and the subsequent potential lawsuits can hold people back from providing help in an emergency.… Read More
With mounting medical bills, damaged or destroyed property, and a host of injuries, the days following a personal injury are a stressful time. Pursuing fair compensation after an accident is just one more thing to deal with. Hiring a personal injury attorney is the best solution to getting expert help, and having your personal injury claim… Read More
While there may be no such thing as a “free lunch” there are a couple of free and a handful of cheap ways to get a ride if you’re intoxicated. These ride options are subject to change. The cost and availability are dependent on your location. The important thing is to never drive home while drunk.… Read More
September 11, 2019
After a personal injury from a car accident, slip-and-fall, dog bite, or any other accident, people may be hesitant to employ a personal injury attorney. A major reason for this hesitancy is the fear of racking up more costs. This fear generally comes from the lack of understanding of how attorneys are paid and how that… Read More
Across the USA, it is illegal to text, surf the web, use social media, etc., on a cell phone while driving. However, in recent years it’s become less clear whether speaking on a handheld cell phone is illegal or not. This is confusing, especially for drivers who frequently cross state lines. State by State The legality… Read More
Most drivers have gotten a ticket for exceeding the speed limit, but did you know you can also get one for going too slow? It does depend on where you live. In the three states with Craig Swapp & Associates offices, the following are the laws about driving too slowly: Utah: Drivers may not drive a vehicle… Read More
June 18, 2019
When is it Time for the Elderly to Stop Driving Over 28 million drivers are over the age of 65 and according to the CDC, many of them suffer “age-related decreases in vision, cognitive functions, and physical impairments” which makes it difficult and even dangerous to drive. 90% of the information needed to drive safely… Read More
Tips for Teaching Your Teen to Drive The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that novice teen drivers are twice as likely as adult drivers to be in a fatal crash. The two major factors for that are the immaturity and inexperience of young drivers. Those factors lead to high-risk behavior behind the wheel… Read More
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