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At Cutt, Kendell & Olson we are dedicated to delivering care and client service that justify our reputation as the quality personal injury law firm in Salt Lake City. More than 400 lawyers have referred injured clients to our firm because they know we get top-notch results.

Unlike some law firms that advertise heavily on television and billboards, we limit the number of cases we take and focus on winning compensation for permanently injured individuals and families grieving a wrongful death. We have extensive experience in high-value cases involving brain injury, spinal cord injury, and other life-changing consequences

  • $16,400,000
    Truck Accident Verdict
    A Salt Lake County jury on Thursday awarded $16.4 million to an 11-year-old boy whose family was killed in a car accident with an out-of-control semitrailer. The award against Dick Simon Trucking Inc. of West Valley City ended a four-week trial ...
  • $14,500,000
    Medical Malpractice Verdict
    On May 14, 2008, Tiffani D. Hurst gave birth to M.A.H. in Sunrise Hospital in Clark County, NV. M.A.H. was premature (born at 6 1/2 months gestation), and received medical care from neonatologist Martin Blahnick, M.D. and Ali Piroozi, M.D. until she ...
  • $13,500,000
    Spinal Cord Injury Settlement
    Young woman paralyzed in a rollover accident.
  • $12,500,000
    Product Liability Settlement
    Woman suffered a brain injury in an accident that happened after a tire failed and the vehicle rolled off the freeway.
  • $4,250,000
    Workplace Accident Settlement
    The parents of a 6-year-old boy accepted a $4,250,000 settlement for their boy’s injuries, which were caused by the boy’s premature delivery. The premature delivery was immediately caused by an accident involving his mother at the warehouse where she ...
  • $3,000,000
    Legal Malpractice Settlement
    A settlement was reached before trial for over $3 million on behalf of four adult males, who were the victims of legal malpractice committed by a large Salt Lake City law firm. The defendant law firm, which cannot be named for confidentiality ...
  • $2,690,000
    Product Liability Resulting in Severe 3rd Degree Burns
    Claim involving a camping product manufactured by an international company.
  • $2,500,000
    Negligent Operation of Waste Disposal Vehicle
    Client suffered permanent injuries to left arm that limited function.
  • $2,500,000
    Semi-Truck Negligence
    Rear-end collision when the operator of a semi-truck failed to stop on I-15.
  • $2,400,000
    Kayaking Accident Verdict
    A Salt Lake County jury finds West Jordan City government partially negligent for the 2010 deaths of two kayakers on the Jordan River. The Sandy couple died four years ago when they went over a small dam and drowned; a sign alerting boaters to the ...
  • $2,400,000
    Construction Accident Settlement
    A settlement in excess of $2.4 million was reached on behalf of a 46-year-old construction worker who was injured when a scissors-lift tipped over and struck him on the back, shoulder, and head. The defendant in the case was a different construction ...
  • $2,250,000
    Drunk Driver Accident Settlement
    Head on accident with drunk driver after driver had been consuming alcohol at a casino.
  • $2,000,000
    Medical Malpractice Settlement
    Disease that resulted from mistake in the lab.
  • $1,900,000
    Construction Accident Settlement
    Foot, leg, and back injuries resulting from fall into a covered hole left by construction professionals.
  • $1,800,000
    Construction Accident Settlement
    The parents of a 7-year-old girl agreed to accept $1,800,000 as a settlement for the injuries she suffered at a construction site. The girl was injured when she fell through a hole in a wall and landed on a cement floor 15 feet below. The defendants ...
  • $1,800,000
    Construction Injury Settlement
    Salt Lake City, Utah – A $1.8 million settlement was reached for a 24-year-old construction worker, whose name is withheld for reasons of confidentiality, who suffered a traumatic injury when he fell 12 feet at a construction site. The defendants, ...
  • $1,750,000
    Airplane Crash Recovery
    Damages from an airplane crash that happened after the engine lost power.
  • $1,500,000
    Auto Accident Settlement
    Salt Lake City – A settlement totaling $1,500,000 was reached for various family members who were injured when a tire failed on their vehicle. The tire separated as the family was traveling on the freeway, resulting in the vehicle going out of ...
  • $1,300,000
    Playground Accident Settlement
    A 19-year-old male agreed to accept policy limits of $1,300,000 as a settlement for injuries he suffered from a fall from a backyard home made play fort. The client fell when he was 6 years old. He was climbing on an area of the fort that had low ...
  • $1,150,000
    Drunk Driver
  • $878,000
    Plaintiff Verdict In A Motor Vehicle Collision Case
    In June, a Mississippi jury in federal court returned a verdict of over $2 million in a motor vehicle collision case. Eric S. Olson represented one of the three plaintiffs, who was awarded $877,000. In this plaintiff exchange, Eric will discuss the ...
  • $870,000
    Insurance Negligence Verdict
    A six-person jury awarded $873,135.97 to an insurance company after negligent third-party spoliation and professional negligence compromised their product liability case against Ford. In July of 2011, a family home caught fire, causing over $1 ...
  • $800,000
    Ski Injury Settlement
    A settlement in excess of $800,000 was reached in a case involving the death of a skier on the slopes of a local ski area. The 42-year-old skier died when he fell skiing and slid a long distance, finally striking his chest on an unpadded permanent ...
  • $800,000
    Wrongful Death Settlement
    A settlement was reached on behalf of the parents of a two-year-old child who died after medical malpractice at a local Utah hospital. The two-year-old was undergoing heart surgery when an intake line and the exhaust line were mistakenly switched and ...

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