News & Publications

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.

Alan Mortensen invited into the Mountain States Super Lawyers

24 July 2012 Published in News
Alan Mortensen was recently selected to the 2012 moutain States Super Lawyers list. This honor is awarded to only 5 percent of attorneys in Utah each year. Selection for the list is transparent and inlcues a multiphase process. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.

Alan Mortensen made Life Member of the Utah Association for Justice

24 July 2012 Published in News
Alan Mortensen was recently granted lifetime membership status for his outstanding service and contributions to the Utah Association for Justice.

California Developer & Wife killed in Plane Crash in Central Utah

23 July 2012 Published in Blog
According to the Salt Lake Tribune: "Sevier County Sheriff Nathan Curtis says a private helicopter crew hired by the family found the wreckage Sunday in a remote area 30 miles southeast of Salina. Authorities have not yet released the victims' identities although the family identified them to the media.