At M.A. Munson Law, we are often asked, “Why do I need a personal injury attorney?” by individuals who have been involved in car accidents while driving in Cedar City, Saint George, or other areas in Southern Utah.
Utah’s impaired-driving law is pretty straightforward. The DUI laws that govern driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs are the same in all cities across the state of Utah including Cedar City, Beaver, Parowan, Paragonah, Panguitch, St. George, Brian Head, Hurricane, and Kanab. Any individual found to be operating a vehicle with a Blood Alcohol…
When a law enforcement officer is pulling you over, your first move is to get to the side of the road as soon as it’s safe to do so. Keep in mind that the officer may understandably be wary of you while approaching the car. Not all drivers are as courteous as you, so do your best to let the officer know you’re ready, willing, and able to cooperate.
Assault is defined as: an attempt, with unlawful force, to do bodily injury to another (regardless of whether the strike was successful or not); or a threat, accompanied by a show of immediate force violence, to do bodily injury to another; or
an act, committed with unlawful force or violence, that causes bodily injury to another or creates a substantial risk of bodily injury to another.