Attorney Earner named to Attorneys of Distinction for 2019

Earner & Weaver is pleased to announce that Attorney Earner, has achieved certification as as a member of The Lawyers of Distinction for 2019.  The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States.   Lawyers of Distinction is limited to only 10% of attorneys in the state of Maine. Read More …

$2.495m Settlement after Verdict in Auto Accident

There was an appeal after verdict of $2.2M that secured a $2.495M settlement after verdict for the client. After the verdict, defense counsel challenged and appealed the verdict as excessive. The appellate courts disagreed and the defense lost a second time on appeal. Afterward, the defense counsel attempted to negotiate for an amount lower than the verdict; Read More …

What is a lien on my case?

Personal injury cases take time – sometimes a year or longer. Whether the insurance company agrees to pay a fair settlement or your case ends up going to trial, you are generally going to incur significant medical expenses before you receive compensation for your injuries. Your doctor and the hospital may agree to wait until the end Read More …

9/11 Victims Fund Claims

It took almost 10 years after September 11, 2001, for Congress to create the The James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which is also called the “Zadroga Bill.” The legistlation was originally made law by President Obama and was reauthorized again in 2015. This piece of legislation created two very important programs for anyone who Read More …

How Do I Sue UPS?

United Parcel Service is one of the largest shipping carriers in North America, so it’s no surprise that in the last year alone there were over 5000 crashes across the country that involved UPS trucks and other vehicles. If you’ve been in a traffic collision with a UPS truck and have suffered losses or damages, you want Read More …

Utah Car Crashes by the Numbers

Here are the most recent Utah Crash statistics compiled by the state. A motor vehicle crash occurred every 8 minutes. A person was injured in a crash every 19 minutes. A teenage-driver crash occurred every 40 minutes. A speed-related crash occurred every 45 minutes. A driver age 65 years or older was in a crash every 64 Read More …

What Are My Rights as a Passenger In a Car Accident?

Have you been involved in a motor vehicle accident but you weren’t driving? If you were a passenger and injured during a car accident, don’t sign your rights away. Yes, you still have rights as a passenger in a bad car accident. In fact, as a passenger in a vehicle that was in a crash, you have Read More …

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle

When you are hit by a car while walking, it is called a pedestrian knock down case under the law. Pedestrians are more at risk in high population areas, but these type accidents also happen in rural areas as well. Typically, the time of day is also a factor with accidents happening more often during low visibility Read More …

Do I need to replace my car seat after an accident? (What you need to know)

This is probably the most asked question after a non-serious car accident involving children. The short answer is – “it depends.” We know, that is a very “lawyer like” response, but its true. The long answer is that it depends on the severity of the accident.  In prior years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), recommended Read More …

Car Accidents in Utah

One of the worst things to happen in life is to to be in car accident. Not only is it terrifying, but often a person can suffer lingering issues for their entire life. And, many can suffer from serious injuries. Often when you suffer from an accident you’ll have escalating medical bills and lost wages. Even dealing Read More …