What to know about Utah Employee Non-Compete Clauses

The Utah Employee Non-Compete Clause The Utah Business website just came out with an article on what employees and employers in Utah think of non-compete clauses. There are large debates on the Utah Capital right now as to the validity of such clauses. So far, those for the employers are winning. However, despite what someContinue reading “What to know about Utah Employee Non-Compete Clauses”

How much can I recover in my Utah personal injury case?

How much is my Utah personal injury case worth? One thing that is important to consider in a personal injury case is how much a personal injury case is worth. This is a part of personal injury cases that many people may not understand or overlook. Perhaps you have a strong case factually where youContinue reading “How much can I recover in my Utah personal injury case?”

Changes to non-compete and restrictive covenant law in Utah

Changes to non-compete and restrictive covenant law in Utah The Utah State Bar Employment Section was asked to respond to a proposed amendment as it relates to the current law for restrictive covenants such as non-compete and non-solicitation rules and regulations. Our firm write a response and raised concerns as to the current law asContinue reading “Changes to non-compete and restrictive covenant law in Utah”

What you need to know about sexual harassment law and personal injury

Sexual Harassment in Utah is a real thing. Sexual Harassment exists in the Utah workplace under Utah Employment law. Sexual Harassment also exists in Utah schools and Universities. Sexual Harassment also ocurrs in social settings, including church settings and other situations outside of the workplace and schools. Sexual Harassment is a broad term and canContinue reading “What you need to know about sexual harassment law and personal injury”

Where we are with University Title IX Sexual Harassment cases and where we need to go

On March 8th, 2021, President Biden signed an executive order that indicated that within 100 days of the date of the order, the Secretary of Education with the Attorney General, would review the existing regulations, orders, guidance documents, policies and any other agency actions that are inconsistent with individuals being free from sexual harassment asContinue reading “Where we are with University Title IX Sexual Harassment cases and where we need to go”

What to know about Personal Injury in Utah From a Defective Product

Products liability is a type of personal injury claim an individual can have in Utah. A products liability claim is when an individual is injured from a product. In order to prevail, the individual has to prove that the product was defective and the defect caused the injury. So if a product is not defective,Continue reading “What to know about Personal Injury in Utah From a Defective Product”

What to Know About Civil Rights claims from Police misconduct, brutality, excessive force and Civil Right Actions

The 14th Amendment protects individuals from state action that violates their constitutional rights and deprives a person of life, liberty or property without due process of law. In connection to that protection, Congress passed a civil rights law under 42 U.S.C. 1983 where if individual’s rights are violated from a state actor including Utah stateContinue reading “What to Know About Civil Rights claims from Police misconduct, brutality, excessive force and Civil Right Actions”

How the 14th Amendment saved the 15th Amendment on election day.

Voting rights for African Americans have come a long way. Even with the enactment of the 15th Amendment that forbade the denial or abridgment of the right to vote, full voting rights for African Americans really weren’t protected and enforced until 100 years after it was enacted. Ironically, the 14th Amendment was actually a keyContinue reading “How the 14th Amendment saved the 15th Amendment on election day.”

Utah Traffic Tickets, Warrants and License Suspensions

Utah traffic tickets don’t seem like a big deal to some, you get pulled over, you pay your ticket and you move on with your life. However, traffic tickets can end up being a big pain and a black hole if you don’t deal with them. In Utah, say an individual gets a traffic ticket.Continue reading “Utah Traffic Tickets, Warrants and License Suspensions”