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Premises Liability in Utah AKA Slip & Fall Cases

Posted by George Tait | Mar 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

When a person is invited onto property in Utah, the owner or operator of the property must make the property safe for use.  An "invitation" is not a personal invite but the law uses the word "invite" to mean that a property owner or operator holds their property open to the public for use by the invitee--any brick and mortar store is an example.  The property may be owned by a corporation or an individual and leased or rented to the operator.

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Medical Malpractice & System Failures in the State of Utah

Posted by George Tait | Jan 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

Medical Malpractice & System Failures in the State of Utah. Hi my name is George Tait, I'm an attorney here in Salt Lake City, Utah. I'm an old registered nurse before I became an attorney and we do a fair amount of medical malpractice cases here in Utah Medical malpractice is complicated litig...

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WHAT IS MEDICAL MALPRACTICE IN THE STATE OF UTAH

Posted by George Tait | Dec 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

My name is George Tait, I'm a medical malpractice attorney here in Salt Lake City, Utah. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AND MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE IS THE SAME THING Medical malpractice and medical negligence is the same thing. Medical malpractice also known as medical negligence occurs simply when a doctor fa...

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Nursing Homes and Medical Malpractice

Posted by George Tait | Mar 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

The picture above paints a rosy picture of the elderly enjoying retirement at a nursing home–it is oftentimes, not so! The New York Times recently published an article titled “Maggots, Rape and Yet Five Stars: How U.S. Ratings of Nursing Homes Mislead the Public” It is a must read for anyone wit...

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Premises Liability – aka slip & fall personal injury

Posted by George Tait | Feb 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Maybe you have questions about what premises liability is. I'll tell you what it is through story. A potential client came to us saying she injures her foot in a hair salon when she fell on some hair. I first thought, well, you're at a hair salon, of course there is going to be hair on the floor....

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The Dangers of Aggressive Driving

Posted by George Tait | Feb 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

Think back to the last action movie you watched. Chances are that it included a high-speed car chase, in which the heroes confidently and aggressively weaved their way through traffic to catch “the bad guys.” It looks effortless, easy, and cool. However, that's all Hollywood movie magic, made in ...

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Bicycle Safety for Drivers

Posted by George Tait | Dec 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Topic: Bicycle Safety For Drivers No doubt, bicycles are growing in popularity nowadays, be it for physical exercise, saving the environment or money. It is also saving a lot of time by helping you avoid the traffic. But how many of us know the basic bicycle safety for drivers?  The thing that m...

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Car Crashes – Are Injured People or Their Lawyers Lying?

Posted by George Tait | Apr 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

You know the story, “Oh – it was just whiplash…” or “The impact did not cause much damage to the car…” or “The speed was less that 10mph…” These are what I call BS stories. If you do not have a broken bone or some other injury that is readily seen you will have a steep uphill battle getting any ...

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5 Common Cases of Medical Malpractice

Posted by George Tait | Oct 02, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you go to the doctors when you are not feeling well you expect the issue will be taken care of. At least explained and treatment advised. If you are not properly treated, what you originally came in for might get worse and could be life-altering. Even with years of schooling and experience d...

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When Things Go Wrong at the Dentist

Posted by George Tait | Sep 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Some people have a fear of going to the dentist, there is sedation dentistry to help those individuals. There are others that going to the dentist is only a twice a year check-up. Either way, when going to the dentist, everyone expects a hassle-free experience. Although, there are those times whe...

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When a Medical Instrument Goes Missing

Posted by George Tait | Sep 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you seen that Snickers commercial? That one where a nurse's phone is left inside the patient after surgery? Although this commercial makes light of the matter, losing a medical instrument during a surgery can lead to unnecessary pain, distress, even death. The last thing you should be thinki...

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Fall is in the Air – Driver and Pedestrian Safety

Posted by George Tait | Sep 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

It's that time of year again, school is starting up which means more people on the road during rush hour. Whether you are walking, biking, or driving to your destination there a few things to remember to keep everyone safe. Drivers, obey the traffic laws, pay attention, and be defensive in drivin...

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Summer Slips

Posted by George Tait | Aug 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

It's the dog days of summer and temperatures are heating up and people are heading to the pools for relief. Pools or waterparks are fun and relaxing they are also dangerous. Water makes surfaces slick, regardless pool owners have a duty to reasonably care in the design, construction and maintenan...

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What to Do with A Burn Injury

Posted by George Tait | Aug 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fire is not the only culprit that causes burns, hot liquids like soup, hot chocolate, and coffee can cause injury too. Electricity, radiation, and chemicals like acid can also burn someone. There are also thigs that we do daily that put us at risk of being burned, like baking cookies or a cassero...

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Avoid Being Bitten by a Dog this Summer

Posted by George Tait | Aug 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dogs are a man's best friend and can be one of the most reliable companions in life. Having a furry side kick makes life less stressful and owners more active. Animals can be finnicky at times and act aggressively in certain situations. No one wants to be bitten by a dog it can be scary if it's a...

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End of Summer Bustle – Avoid Roadside Emergencies

Posted by George Tait | Aug 03, 2018 | 0 Comments

Since summer is winding down, some of us are thinking of ways to get out of dodge for one last hurrah. Before bustling along the freeway there are a few things to check to make sure you and your friends and family arrive alive. Taking a couple safety precautions before you put the rubber to the r...

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