Answer: take a big deep breath– you’ve got this!– and do a bit of research. If you don’t have the time luxury to spend time online, start talking to a lawyer now– not a paralegal, a clerk, a receptionist or other law office employee but a member of the Utah State Bar with a bar number. There is a difference. If you like how the lawyer sounds on the phone, meet them in person.
Whether you have time to do some online research or are on a short fuse, here are a few things to consider when hiring a lawyer to help you achieve a measure of justice for your injury or the wrongful death of a loved-one: