Personal Injury Law
If you are seeking an injury attorney Utah can trust then you can stop your search now. The attorneys in Shumway Van’s Personal Injury Practice Group defend the rights of individuals who have received injuries or have suffered the loss of a loved one due to the negligence or recklessness of someone else. Because of the breadth of knowledge our attorneys have and the size of our law firm we are able to provide comprehensive injury related legal services. Because our law firm utilizes practice groups our attorneys and paralegals are able to bring substantial resources to bear on our cases. This process and mindset enables us to recover multi-million dollar settlements and big verdicts for our clients.
Our attorneys deal with all types of personal injury cases throughout the Utah, Nevada and Texas, including, but not limited to, the following generally described types of cases:
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Automobile and Motorcycle Accidents
- Wrongful Death
- Slip and Trip and Falls / Premises Liability
- Medical Malpractice
- Product Defect
Our attorneys understand that the injuries suffered by our clients are often life-changing and cause significant discomfort and oftentimes partial or permanent disability which leaves them not able to work, enjoy the activities they once loved to do, or take care of themselves let alone their loved ones.
At our law firm you will find that our attorneys are motivated by knowing that the payment we secure for our clients, whether through settlement or jury verdict, helps each client to regain the dignity and self-sufficiency they had before they were injured in an accident. It is the objective of each of our attorneys to secure the maximum amount of money damages allowed by our justice system, which damages may consist of damages for prior and future medical, surgical and medical facility bills; lost income; loss of earning capacity; property damage; pain and suffering; and the loss of enjoyment of life; all of which can individually and collectively equate to a significant amount of money depending on circumstances.
The attorneys in our Personal Injury Practice Group has significant experience in the field of personal injury litigation, and they regularly take cases all the way to trial if there is no way to settle them. We believe that it is important for our clients to know that we promote settlement if, and only if, settlement is the right choice for our clients. Our law firm has trial attorneys that are willing to do whatever it takes to ensure that each client is adequately compensated for his or her claims.
Product Liability Law
Shumway Van’s team of product liability lawyers carefully and strategically defends clients dealing with intricate product liability, toxic exposure and mass tort cases. Our law firm’s Product Liability Practice Group has the experience and resources to deal with multiple claimant litigation and excels in highly specialized areas.
The following is a list of product liability areas in which our team of lawyers is able to represent clients:
- Pharmaceutical litigation
- Medical device litigation
- Asbestos litigation
- Premises liability
- Equipment and vehicle litigation
- Construction liability
- Toxic tort and toxic exposure
- Personal injury defense
- Class action property damage
- Exposure to chemicals, electromagnetic fields, fungi and diesel fumes
- Industrial accidents
- Environmental illness
- Equipment failure
An effective product liability litigation defense is formed by considering each client’s business goals and ensuring that those goals are met. From the beginning of each legal representation our lawyers seek to understand the challenges, risks and costs presented by possible recalls or claims together with the effect those claims may have on the client, parties related to the client’s business, the client’s day-to-day operations and its general reputation.
When any case is brought to trial nothing is left to chance, and this is particularly important in product liability cases. The lawyers and para-professionals at Shumway Van carry out in-depth research and analysis, and utilize the most up to date case-management tools to produce a highly effective and cost-conscious result. Many notably, the lawyers in our Product Liability Practice Group involve each client in every phase of the process so that strategic decisions can be made in a timely manner. Client input in product liability cases is essential to obtain the optimal result and we believe that our clients can see the difference in what our law firm provides.