Cases We Handle

Our qualified and accomplished Utah personal injury attorneys at Christensen & Hymas represent clients with cases resulting from many different types of accidents, injuries, and medical conditions. You deserve to have the individual care we at Christensen & Hymas will provide. We look out for your individual needs because we know that the burden an accident doles out is heavy, both financially and physically.

We hope you find helpful information on the types of cases we handle in this section. We answer frequently-asked questions, clarify laws regarding specific situations, and provide resources to help you through the process. If you have any questions, or need help with your case, please call our office at 801-506-0800 to schedule a free consultation.

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Common Personal Injury Cases

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Amputation Accident

Amputation cases are rare and more complicated than common car accident cases. Obviously, losing a limb changes a person’s life completely; their ability to perform simple tasks and hobbies are limited. Our law firm understands the needs of our clients

Bus Accidents

Bus accidents are less common than car accidents, but when they do happen, the results are often devastating since there are generally more people involved, and fewer safety precautions in place.

Burn Injuries

Sometimes accidents such as car, motorcycle, truck, train, bus, or workplace accidents can result in burn injuries, many of which necessitate treatment beyond aloe vera and the natural capacities of the skin to heal.

Drunk Driving Accidents

Driving under the influence impairs a persons ability to make good judgments, including operating a vehicle safely. If you have been hit by a drunk driver, are suffering painful injuries and need legal advice, call us now.


Motorcycle Accidents

Accidents involving motorcyclists almost always lead to great physical harm for the rider. Motorcycles are harder to see on the road and motorists are rarely looking for them.

Product Liability & Malfunction Accidents

Often when you have been injured by a product malfunction it was not your mistake, but someone else. Don’t pay for it, read here your options, what we can do for you, and questions other have had when dealing with similar injuries.

Slip And Fall Accidents

Slip and fall cases in Utah require an experienced attorney to help you get the compensation you deserve. Due to our experience in the field, you can be assured that we will help you through the entire process and help you get the proper care you need.

Spinal Cord Injuries

Serious accidents resulting in spinal cord injuries require special attention our firm is proud to be connected to some of the very best physicians that work with our clients to get them back to the best possible health.

Trucking Accidents

Attorney Kenneth Christensen has the experience you need to appropriately navigate the aftermath of a trucking accident. You will learn how we helped Gloria in the aftermath of her trucking accident, and how we worked to achieve fair compensation for her.

Uninsured Motorist Accidents

Our law firm has dealt with many uninsured motorists accidents and has a history of success. We know how insurance companies function and will work with them for you, allowing you to focus on healing and recovery.

Red Light Auto Accident

Accident and injury cases may seem simple at first. You get injured, then you file a lawsuit, and the insurance company pays you what you deserve. Right? Not quite. These cases can be very complicated, and insurance companies will do everything they can to pay you as little as possible.

Bad Drugs

Sometimes the drugs prescribed by a doctor can have unsettling consequences a doctor should have known about. All drugs have side effects yours may be bad enough to receive compensation.

Bad Medical Devices

A lot of trust is put into those we choose to treat us and what they treat us with. At times the devices they use can cause damage due to insufficient research, if this is the case you may be able to receive compensation for your pain.

Brain Injuries

Brain injuries come with a high cost, both financially and mentally. We know how hard it can be to work through such traumatic injuries and we are committed to helping you recover.

Children’s Accidents

Accidents involving children require an experienced, sensitive attorney who truly looks out for the best interest of the injured child and his/her family and the financial burdens that often accompany such an accident can be burdensome.

Dog Bite and Animal Attacks

Animals often attack for unknown reasons. We can only guess what they are thinking and don’t know what they will do next. Dog bites and animal attacks can be very traumatic experiences and in many cases, cause great physical damage.

Internal Bleeding & Bruising

When you’ve been in an accident not all injuries are visible and damage could be below the surface. If you are seeing signs of discoloration under your skin from an accident you could receive compensation for your injuries.

Intersection Accidents

Due to the sheer volume of cars that pass through, intersections are inherently the scene of many car accidents. The design of intersections often varies and can catch off guard all those that pass through, including motorists, cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians.

Mirena IUD Claims

There are many forms of birth control and finding the right one can be tough, especially if they haven’t been properly tested. Mirena IUD has caused pain for many women if you have been victim read here what can be done for you.

Pool Accidents

The source of a good time for most people, but when tragedy hits it is not always your burden to bare. Let us help you and your family move beyond the accident and help you begin rebuilding your life after an accident.

Shoulder Injuries

Shoulders are delicate and contain many active parts and when you injure one or multiples components recovery can be tough nevermind the medical expenses that can be crippling. Don’t endure the pain of seeking treatment and pursuing your insurance claim on your own.

Texting Accidents in Utah

Texting and driving is one of the leading causes of death for teenagers across the U.S. Because it requires cognitive abilities and distracts from the task at hand, texting accidents happen all too often.

Transvaginal Mesh Claims

Not all medical procedures go as planned and sometimes that is a product malfunction. Transvaginal Mesh has been a source of considerable complications and cause harm to many women out there.

Bicycle Accidents

Utah cyclists can be assured that with Christensen & Hymas they have advocates that specialize in Utah bicycle law.  We do all we can to help educate cyclists on preventing a wreck as well as what to do in the event an accident occurs.

Car Accidents 

Salt Lake City Car Accident Attorneys Ken Christensen & Russ Hymas are experienced lawyers if your wondering how to pay bills racking up from the accident, struggling to achieve peace of mind, and anything else that may arise in your time of need.

Distracted Driving Accidents

There are so many things to distract drivers from the perils of the road. This only makes accidents more prevalent, and if you have been injured in an accident this entitles you to compensation.

Hit and Run 

Unfortunately when an accident occurs the risk of hit and run, leaves you vulnerable and confused on what to do next. Dealing with the aftermath can be difficult to handle, but just because they ran doesn’t mean you have to handle the burden alone.


Mass Tort Claims

Mass Tort Law is also referred to as a class action law, and it can include product liability, employment discrimination and others. Two major tort cases include Mirena IUD’s and Transvaginal Mesh, learn more here about how you can be helped.

Neck Injuries

The effect of a neck injury can be long lasting, and affect an individual for a long time. The time it takes to recover from such injuries can make it hard to work or even go about daily activities life requires.

Pedestrian Accidents

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a pedestrian accident, you could be entitled to significant compensation. These accidents often occur at intersections and cross walks where inattentive drivers fail to yield the priority to pedestrians.

Social Security Disability Claim

Struggling with a disability that has kept you from working and left you wondering how you will pay for all the bills. Navigating through a Social Security Claim can be impossible without the right attorney working for you.

Train Accidents

Though a rare incident, in cases where are train is involved the force is much stronger and likely to do severe damage. If you have been injured in a train accident, you shouldn’t have to bear the brunt of your financial and physical recovery alone.

Underinsured Motorist Accident

We know it is stressful and confusing to deal with a situation where the at-fault party can’t cover the damages, so let us handle things for you. At Christensen & Hymas, we handle underinsured motorist cases on a regular basis.

Wrongful Death

Unfortunately, accidents happen everyday, all day, everywhere. Sometimes those accidents result in death leading to a wrongful death case. Nothing can be done to bring back a loved one, but seeking out compensation that will help take care of the financial needs of the family.