Recent Blog Posts

Hit in a DUI Accident? Here’s What Happens Next.

Accidents happen and generally, fall under civil liability, but when a driver under the influence hits you, it becomes a criminal case and must be handled differently.   Fault Is a driver under the influence automatically at fault? No, but a DUI is more likely to be found at fault. For example, if the car … Read More »


Need a Motorcycle Accident Attorney? It Probably Wasn’t Your Fault

Motorcycles are great, they’re an economical personal transportation option and a wonderful way to relax on a sunny day, alone or with friends. Sadly, when accidents happen, many insurers assume the motorcycle rider was at fault. This usually isn’t true — federal government statistics indicate that two-thirds of auto-motorcycle accidents are caused by the auto … Read More »


Multi-jurisdiction Regulations Cloud Legal Issues in Injury Law

What’s the difference between an auto-auto accident and an auto-truck accident? About 75,000 pounds, for starters! Also, truckers are commercial operators subject to interstate regulations, the laws of the state in which the accident happened and in which their trucking company is chartered, which, by the way, might not be your home state or your … Read More »


You Need a Lawyer to Process Your Insurance Claims Correctly

Insurance companies are for-profit enterprises; they stay in business because income (premiums) exceed expenses (claims paid). And, before you ask, so-called “non-profit insurers” are also for-profit businesses, they just use their profits differently; if they don’t profit, they close up shop, too. Therefore, they may offer a settlement well below what you think it should … Read More »


Holding Trucking Companies Accountable for Auto Accidents

Holding Trucking Companies Accountable When a professional truck driver is involved in an auto accident, liability becomes a challenge to assign. The driver may be an employee or an independent subcontractor. If the driver is an employee, is he using his vehicle or a company vehicle? Is the driver acting within the scope of his … Read More »


Tips for Staying Safe on Your Motorcycle

Accidents happen and that will never change. Be aware and you can prevent many accidents.   Yes, it’s a cliché but we repeat it anyway:  Drive sober. Nothing is easier to prevent than driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Get a designated driver or call a cab. Take special care with prescription and … Read More »


My Dog Bit Someone: What Should I Do?

If you ever find yourself in the unfortunate circumstance where your dog has bitten another person, you can quickly be left in a panic and wondering what exactly you should do. To protect yourself, as well as your dog, it is essential that you get legal help from an attorney who specializes in dog bite … Read More »


Do I Have a Personal Injury Case?

If you wish to hold a person or business legally liable for your personal injury in Idaho or Utah, you need to know the laws specific to your area. Protecting your rights begins the moment you realize that you are injured and at Morgan Law Firm we specialize in personal injury law, so we wanted … Read More »


What to Do In a Hit-And-Run Auto Accident

Unfortunately, there are people in this world every day who damage someone’s property, cause an accident or hit a parked vehicle, and simply leave without so much as a second thought – leaving the other parties to deal with the aftermath. If you’re ever the victim of a hit-and-run auto accident in the Salt Lake … Read More »