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Dewsnup, King & Olsen Welcomes Michael A. Worel

02 February 2013 Published in News
Dewsnup, King & Olsen is pleased to announce that Michael A. Worel has joined the firm as a shareholder. Michael A. Worel has 31 years of experience in handling catastrophic personal injury cases and is considered one of the nation's premier personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers. He is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and in 2010 he was named Best Lawyers Salt Lake City Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year. He is also listed in The Best of the U.S., L.L.C. and Super Lawyers. The American Trial Lawyers Association has voted him one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Utah. He will be a tremendous asset to Dewsnup, King & Olsen.   (0) Security Alerts Found. View Now - Close

Alan Mortensen Retained by Family Of A Victim In Peru Helicopter Crash

15 January 2013 Published in News
Alan Mortensen have been retained by one of the families in the N241 CH-47 Boeing 234LR Helicopter crash that occurred outside of Pucallpa, Peru, killing all seven on board. Mr. Mortensen is investigating whether a valid wrongful death claim can be brought. The CH-47 was owned by Columbia Helicopters from Portland, Oregon. While the crash just recently occurred on January 7, 2013, Mr. Mortensen has already travelled to Lima, Pucallpa and the crash site. They have met with investigators from the NTSB, FAA, the Peruvian Civil Aviation Authority, Boeing, Honeywell (the manufacturer of the engine), Columbia Helicopters and local fire and police departments to gather information and evidence. If you or a loved one lost someone in this tragedy, please feel free to call Mr. Mortensen on his cell at 801-556-6867 or email at . Mr. Mortensen has  obtained several millions of dollars for clients who have been injured or…

Helicopter Crash in Peru Kills 7

11 January 2013 Published in News
Alan Mortensen and Dustin Lance of Dewsnup, King & Olsen in Salt Lake City, Utah, will represent victims of helicopter crash that happened on Monday when the U.S. cargo helicopter crashed in the Peruvian jungle shortly after take off. The tandem-rotor Chinook BH-234 chopper, owned by Columbia Helicopters Inc., crashed near the capital of Pucallpa, killing two Peruvian and five American crew members. The Americans included a local man, Leon Bradford, from Santaquin, Utah and Dann Immel of Gig Harbor, Washington; Edwin Cordova of Melbourne, Florida; Jaime Pickett of Clarksville, Tennessee; and Darrel Birkes, an Oregonian living in Peru. For more information please visit the following: Utahn Among Those Killing In Peru Helicopter Crash Monday Utahn Killed in Peru Helicopter Crash Was Living His Dream 7 Killed In Peru Helicopter Crash Including Americans Gig Harbor Pilot Killed In Peru Helicopter Crash  

Stryker Hip Implant Recall

04 January 2013 Published in Blog
Stryker has begun a voluntary recall of its Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II modular-neck hip stems. "This voluntary recall was initiated due to potential risks associated with modular-neck stems. These risks include the potential for fretting and/or corrosion at or about the modular-neck junction, which may result in adverse local tissue reaction, as well as possible pain and/or swelling, in or around your hip." Click here for more information. Those looking for representation regarding their Stryker hip implant can contact Alan Mortensen of Dewsnup, King & Olsen for Assistance. (801) 533-0400 or (800) 404-8520