Category Archives: Current Events

Affidavit of Merit Requirement Ruled Unconstitutional

On July 19, 2019, G. Eric Nielson & Associates celebrated a substantial victory for victims of medical malpractice in the State of Utah. In the landmark case of Vega v. Jordan Valley Medical Center, et al., our firm, on behalf of all our present and future clients, persuaded the Utah Supreme Court to declare that […]

GEN Attorneys Assist with Landmark Utah Supreme Court Case

On Friday, the Utah Supreme Court handed down its decision in Turner v. University of Utah Hosps.  You can read the decision here. Ms. Turner was severely hurt in a car accident, and while she was being treated for her injuries at the hospital, staff members negligently moved her, breaking her back and paralyzing her. […]

Jeffs v. West – Clarifying Utah Law

Today the Utah Supreme Court issued its opinion in Jeffs v. West; an article on the decision is available here.  It’s an interesting opinion about duties of professional care in medical malpractice cases.  The unanimous decision is likely to stir a lot of controversy, mostly because of the unfounded concern that, as reporter Melinda Rogers […]