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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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Dental Negligence Lawsuits

Posted by George Tait | Jul 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Negligence occurs when a practitioner either does something he or she should not do or fails to do something he or she should have done. When this act or failure to act results in harm a personal injury case results. Whether there is negligence on the part of a facility owner or your dentist, har...

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Denver Jury Favors Families in Wrongful Death Suits

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

Last month a shocking verdict was handed down in multiple lawsuits related to wrongful death. A federal jury in Denver, Colorado awarded the families in the wrong death lawsuits $383.5 million. Why did they get so much money? The Egregious Act The dialysis giant, DaVita, was the defendan...

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We Can’t Multitask – Distracted Driving

Posted by George Tait | Jun 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Humans think that they can do anything. Multitasking is something that humans take pride in. Want to know something funny about that? Humans are horrible at multitasking. David L. Strayeris a cognitive neuroscientist at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. He studies how distrac...

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3 Reasons Why Doctors Might Not Admit Fault

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

There are a few traits that humans share with each other. One trait is never wanting to be wrong or admitting that you are wrong. No one is exempt from feeling this way: not even doctors. However, there is this misconception that doctors can never be wrong or make a mistake. Having this ...

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Five Most Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents

Posted by George Tait | Jun 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

The weather is picking up in Utah and summer is just around the corner. Do you know what that means? Bicycles. Bicycles everywhere! This is the time of year that people ride their bikes to work or school instead of drive. However, this is also the time of year where there are more instances of bi...

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Bicycle Helmets: Why You Always Need to Wear One

Posted by George Tait | May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Remember when you were little and your mom would always make you wear a helmet? You thought it was stupid. One day you're riding your bike with your friends without your helmet to be cool to your friends when it happens: you hit a hole in the road and you fall off your bike. You hurt your knees a...

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Distracted Driving: Men vs Women

Posted by George Tait | May 11, 2018 | 3 Comments

It is an eternal fight on which gender is better than the other at many things. Which gender is the better driver is hotly argued. Recently, there have been statistics released that help conclude which gender is better. Would you like to read the results? There are a few categories these statisti...

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Tire Pressure Related Accidents

Posted by George Tait | May 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you ever thought that your tire pressure could cause an accident? You see tire shreds on the highway sometimes on the way home from work and you might think, “I wonder what happened to that tire?” and also, “Where is that car that that tire belonged to?” More often than not, those cars are t...

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Posted by George Tait | May 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wrongful death lawsuits are devastating to those involved. It is hard to imagine that your loved one would be with you if something hadn't gone wrong. $150M Settlement for Semi-Truck/Car Accident A 13-year-old girl was awarded $150 million in 2013 after a jury decided that a truck driver and...

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Upcoming Rides this Weekend (May 3 – 6, 2018)

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

There are a few upcoming rides this weekend! It's going to be an exciting weekend with these rides and the weather is not going to be too shabby! Utah Law Enforcement Memorial Service May 3, 2018 at the West Lawn of the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, UT at 11:00 a.m. Please join us as w...

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Gift Ideas for Your Mother

Posted by George Tait | Apr 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

We know that finding gifts for your mother on Mother's Day is difficult sometimes. Let's make it easier for you and give you some gift ideas that we think your mother will love: Amazon Echo 2nd Generation Being a mom is one of the hardest jobs on the planet. Wouldn't it be nice to give her someth...

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Semi-Truck Accidents

Posted by George Tait | Apr 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Semi-truck accidents are common and often terrifying. Most of the time these truck accidents seem so bizarre. Here are just a few stories about recent semi-truck accidents that have happened around Utah. The stories chosen are not graphic as some accidents are: Semi-truck overturns in Riverton In...

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Personal Injury We Practice

Posted by George Tait | Apr 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are so many different types of personal injury that we do here at George Tait Law. Let's explain the different areas that we practice! Here are the areas of personal injury that we cover: Car Accidents Car accidents vary from fatal to small fender benders. We look at any variation of a car ...

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Changing Seasons, Changing Driving Habits

Posted by George Tait | Apr 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

There are so many things that impair you while you drive. For example: even though Daylight Savings started a month ago, drowsiness and poor visibility are two dangerous impairments to driving. I still am drowsy when I wake up in the morning since that fateful Daylight Savings day. Daylight Savin...

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Self-Driving Car Causes Deadly Accident

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

It is funny to look back at your second-grade drawings of what you thought the future would be like. You drew flying cars, hover boards, robots everywhere, and so many other futuristic ideas. Some of us might have even drawn self-driving cars. Well if there were a prize for guessing what th...

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Nothing to Smile About

Posted by George Tait | Mar 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dental malpractice is nothing to smile at (pun intended). Back in 2017, there was a dental malpractice case that caught the attention of the local news and news outlets in Boston, Massachusetts. This story happened near Augusta, Maine. What Happened This is how the story goes. Steven Dar...

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Girl’s Nose Bitten Off by Dog

Posted by George Tait | Mar 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

For most of us, we think that dogs are our protectors – cute buddies – our family members. We do not think that our dog will attack us or cause us harm. For the most part, this is true. However, there have been a few reported incidents of dogs attacking their owners, neighbors, and children. Two ...

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Revisiting The McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case

Posted by George Tait | Jun 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many are familiar with the McDonald's Hot Coffee case – but do you really know what happened? The facts of the case: Liebeck was 79 years old when this incident occurred. Liebeck was a passenger in a vehicle driven by her grandson. Liebeck's grandson pulled over and stopped the vehicle so ...

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