Utah Car Accidents: Bangerter Highway

Utah car accidents often occur on commuter highways. Such as, Bangerter Highway. This could be due to high speeds, distraction, congestion and reckless driving. Utah car accidents, where you are not at fault is an unfortunate situation whatever the reason may be. You could be left with car damage, plus physical and emotional pain. For example, Paula, who was unexpectedly hit while driving on Bangerter Highway was left in a lot of pain. Then, she found Christensen & Hymas. We took Paula’s case and fought for the compensation she deserved with integrity and compassion.

 

Paula’s Accident

Paula was unfortunately in a Utah car accident while driving along Bangerter highway and was suddenly cut off by another car. She tried to brake, but she couldn’t avoid hitting the car that had just pulled in front of her. Therefore, her car was totaled.

In addition, the impact injured Paula’s neck, back, shoulders, and hips. For a week after the accident, Paula also experienced constant headaches that interfered with her work and day-to-day life. After meeting with Ken, Paula felt relieved she could get help handling her case and medical expenses. But more than that, she understood that our practice is different: here, we truly care about our clients and want to provide the best service possible with compassion and integrity. That’s what we did for Paula, receiving a $8,930.51 settlement that allowed her to pay off her car repair and medical bills and move on with her life.

They Truly Care About People

“Mr. Christensen demonstrated in the first consultation how much he cares about people. Most of all, I feel a lot of appreciation and support for Christensen & Hymas law firm.”

About Bangerter Highway

According to AA Roads, this highway “varies between arterial and expressway standards, with interchanges and continuous flow intersections implemented throughout the 24.319 mile course.” It is named after the 13th Governor of Utah, Norman H. Bangerter, who was a long time resident of West Valley City. As a result, he supported the highway project because of the alleviating traffic congestion along the west side of the Salt Lake valley.

Furthermore, Bangerter Highway opened between 5400 South and 4700 South in West Valley City on September 17, 1993. Costs to build the roadway at that point totaled $70 million. Since, there has been construction from 3100 South to 7000 South.

2017’s top project will build five freeway-like interchanges on Bangerter Highway over the next two years. The $249 million project will be completed in late 2018.

What to do if you have been involved in a Utah car accident

As we can see from Paula’s story, a Utah car accidents can be terrifying. You may not know how to deal with the insurance companies, or how much compensation to settle on. We can tell you that insurance companies want to give you a lower amount in hopes that you will accept it, so they can move on. However, you deserve to be fully compensated for the property damage, pain and suffering. We serve all of our clients with the compassion and integrity that we did with Paula. If you, or a loved one has been injured in a car accident that was not your fault, do not hesitate to fill out a free consultation form, so we can move forward on your road to recovery.

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