News & Publications

Ralph L. Dewnsup Returns from Puerto Rico

24 July 2012 Published in News
Dewsnup, King & Olsen is happy to announce the return of shareholder and founding member Ralph L. Dewsnup, after serving as a Latter-Day-Saint mission president in Puerto Rico for the past three years. Mr. Dewsnup will continue his specialty of medical malpractice and all other areas of personal injury and wrongful death law.

Alan W. Mortensen Defeats Summary Judgment Motion in Assault Case

24 July 2012 Published in News
Alan W. Mortensen recently defeated a summary judgment motion in a sexual assault case on behalf of a client who was sexually assaulted by a city police officer. The plaintiff and client alleges that the city police department knew the officer had a negative pattern toward the opposite sex and failed to prevent, control, or discipline the individual as well as claims for negligence and violation of the Utah Constitution. The police department moved for a summary of judgment on the basis of qualified immunity.

Alan W. Mortensen, Edward B. Havas Named to The Best Lawyers in America Directory

24 July 2012 Published in News
Two Dewsnup, King & Olsen attorneys, Alan W. Mortensen and Edward B. Havas have been selected to be part of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers, a distinguished peer-review publication, compiles lists of esteemed attorney?۪s through an extensive survey process done confidentially by peers in the legal profession. According to the organization, ???For more than 25 years, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.?۝  

Successful Settlement Reached in Aircraft Lawsuit

24 July 2012 Published in News
Colin King recently settled Villanueva v. Cessna, an aircraft product liability case in multi-district litigation. The case was part of MDL #721, in Cessna Caravan 208 Aircraft litigation.