News & Publications

U.S. Attorney for Utah announces charges in Crandall Canyon Mine disaster investigation

24 July 2012 Published in Blog
Genwal Resources, Inc., will plead guilty to two misdemeanors for willfully violating safety laws in the mine and will pay the maximum fine of $500,000.

Workers' Compensation Granted to Client in Plane Crash Case

24 July 2012 Published in News
Alan W. Mortensen recently won workers?۪ compensation for a client involved in a plane accident in Guatemala. An administrative law judge at the Utah Labor Commission ordered the employer and insurance company to pay ???all medical expenses reasonably related?۝ to the accident, ???and the medical and surgical fee schedule of the Utah Labor Commission, and any travel allowances,?۝ plus ???eight percent (8%) per annum?۝ according to Utah Codes, finding that the injury happened during and in the course and scope of employment.

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.