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Auto Accident Care Network

Lost Wages

After an auto accident, you may sustain injuries or disabilities that prevent you from working in the same capacity or altogether. As a result, you may lose out on certain benefits, i.e. pay raises, bonuses, etc. Therefore, several states allow you to pursue compensation for lost wages resulting from auto accidents.  Define ‘Lost Wages’ ‘Lost

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Seat Belt Laws in Utah

Utah Seat Belt Laws require all vehicle occupants to wear a seat belt. Additionally, children under the age of 8 must ride in a booster/car seat appropriate for their age, weight, and height. By Utah law, the driver of the vehicle is responsible to ensure all occupants in their vehicle are properly restrained by a

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How Can a Sudden Medical Emergency Impact Utah Car Accident Claims?

If an auto accident results from an unforeseen medical issue; resulting in a loss of consciousness or loss of vehicular control; the at-fault party can claim a sudden medical emergency as a defense. This defense will protect the at-fault driver from any personal liability associated with accident damages. Most states recognize a sudden medical emergency

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What If My Health Insurance Changes During my Accident Claim?

In the state of Utah, everyone involved in an auto accident can access Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance regardless of fault. However, once your PIP limit is exceeded, you may have to front the cost of your medical treatment with your own health insurance; receiving compensation once your claim has been settled. But what happens

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Why You May Not Feel Immediate Pain After an Auto Accident

After an auto accident or any traumatic event, your body will activate its fight or flight response mechanisms. By doing this, your body produces and releases its own form of opioids called endogenous opioids. These opioids bind to the opiate receptors located in the brain and spinal cord, reducing and delaying your perception of pain.

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