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Contracts: What Should Be Included?

When you have a contract drafted, you need to make sure that it is done properly to ensure that your contract is enforceable. Hiring business lawyers in Utah is a good idea to make sure that your contract is drafted correctly. Being bound by a contract is a responsibility that you should fully understand. Hiring [...]

April 14th, 2023 | Read More

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Non-Compete Agreements

Non-compete agreements are important documents that you need to understand. If an employer requires an employee to sign a non-compete agreement, understanding some basics about these types of agreements is important. Before getting into such an agreement, each party needs to know what their responsibilities will be. Signing a non-compete agreement may restrict one's employment [...]

April 7th, 2023 | Read More

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Protect Your Business From Wrongful Discharge

While running a business can be extremely rewarding, it can also come with many potential risks. One that many employers find themselves facing is a wrongful discharge lawsuit, in which a terminated employee sues under the allegation that their employment ended unjustly. And sadly, if a judge rules in their favor, it could end up [...]

March 24th, 2023 | Read More

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Unfair Competition Contracts

The Utah Unfair Competition Act is one of the most vital pieces of legislation in regard to unfair competition contracts. The Act prohibits several types of agreements, including those that restrain trade and those that unlawfully interfere with a person’s business interests. For example, an agreement that restrains trade could be one in which participants [...]

March 17th, 2023 | Read More

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Utah No-Fault Personal Injury State Laws

Being involved in a personal injury accident can result in tremendous physical, emotional, and financial damages. Those who are harmed have the legal right to pursue a claim for compensation for their losses by filing a lawsuit against the negligent party. However, the process of doing so is often complex due to various state laws [...]

March 10th, 2023 | Read More

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Who Can Make a Wrongful Death Claim in Utah?

CALL/TXT UTAH WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEY JAKE GUNTER If you believe you have a wrongful death complaint, it is important to work with Provo lawyers that understand the complexities of filing a wrongful death claim. At Howard, Lewis & Petersen, P.C., we know that you need compassionate, skilled representation when you hire a wrongful death attorney [...]

March 3rd, 2023 | Read More

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Minor Injuries: Why You Should See a Doctor After an Injury

Many people are likely to believe that they just have a few body aches and pains or a few bumps and bruises after a car accident, a slip-and-fall incident, or when they are the injured party in a pedestrian accident, only to discover later that they have serious injuries. Do not assume that you have [...]

February 24th, 2023 | Read More

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Common Contractual Disputes and How To Avoid Them

Contractual disputes can be time-consuming, stressful, and costly. Poorly drafted contracts are the primary reason and motivation for contractual disputes. However, most of these issues are avoidable with properly drawn-up contracts with the legal help of an experienced Utah contract attorney, Howard, Lewis & Petersen, P.C. Here are essential tips to avoid common contractual disputes. [...]

February 17th, 2023 | Read More

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Utah Pile-Up Accidents and Injuries

CALL/TXT UTAH PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY JAKE GUNTER (801) 373-6345.  LET HIS 20 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE WORK FOR YOU Have you recently been injured in a car pile up accident? Inclement weather, distracted drivers, and overall poor driving conditions can cause many a car accident pile-up with two or more drivers involved. Car accidents often act as [...]

February 10th, 2023 | Read More

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Work Harassment – What To Look For

Employees should be aware of the fact that there are laws in place to protect them from workplace harassment. Unfortunately, work harassment is all too common. If you have experienced harassment in your workplace, you can contact a Utah employment lawyer who can assist you in standing up for your rights. As an employee, there [...]

February 3rd, 2023 | Read More