Motorcycle Crash in Salt lake City Utah Claims the Life

Posted by George Tait | Mar 07, 2016 | 0 Comments

Larry McGuire, a 55-year old man riding his motorcycle west-bound on 500 South in Salt Lake City died on Sunday morning when hit by a car on State Street. It appears that the car driver saw the motorcyclist at the last moment and tried to avoid the crash but was unsuccessful.

The Salt Lake City Police are looking for witnesses to the crash to help determine who had the right-of-way. Some reports show that Mr. McGuire stopped at a red light and then proceeded into the intersection. It is still not clear who had the right of way.

Wrongful death cases present their own difficulties in dealing with insurance companies. If there is adequate coverage – meaning the offender's third-party liability coverage and the deceased's underinsured coverage you need to go about convincing the respective insurance companies that a large settlement is deserved. You have to take into consideration future lost income and of course the loss of future benefits. For example, if the deceased were the sole breadwinner for his family all of his future wages are compensable as are his future retirement savings and such.

Furthermore, the surviving family members have a separate claim for the loss of their loved one. The loss of a husband and father to a family can be devastating. These are just a few of the considerations.

My thoughts are with the family members of Mr. McGuire and the other people involved in this crash. It is a traumatic experience for all.

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George Tait

Since 2004 George Tait has dedicated his practice to helping injured people and their families get fair and full compensation from the insurance companies. Before becoming an attorney George Tait was a Registered Nurse for over 15 years. The last years of his nursing career were in the Universit...


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