News & Publications

Alan W. Mortensen Settle Wrongful Death Lawsuit

24 July 2012 Published in News
Alan Mortensen recently resolved a wrongful death/catastrophic injury case resulting from a tire failure against Victor's Tires. The details of the resolution are confidential.

Successful Settlement Reached in Guatemalan Aircraft Crash Case

24 July 2012 Published in News
A confidential settlement in a Guatemalan aircraft crash case that killed several Utahans and catastrophically injured others against Dallas Airmotive, Inc., and Pratt & Whitney was reached shortly before trial.

Edward Havas named as the "Salt Lake City Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year?" for 2012

24 July 2012 Published in News
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Edward Havas as the ???Salt Lake City Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year?۝ for 2012.

Colin King obtains important verdict in "pain pump" litigation

24 July 2012 Published in News
Dewsnup, King & Olsen's Colin King, joining forces with senior litigators of Parsons Behle & Latimer, obtained an important verdict against Breg, Inc., an orthopedic product manufacturer, in the nationwide "pain pump" products liability litigation. Hundreds of orthopedic surgery patients across the country, including many young patients, such as the plaintiff, Eric Hackett, suffered chondrolysis, a disabling and irreversible destruction of the shoulder joint, caused by the continuous infusions of toxic anesthetic medications via "pain pumps" following surgery.