Should a Freight Broker Pay the Shipper for Damage to the Shipper’s Cargo?

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A question we frequently get from our broker clients is whether they should pay their client, the shipper, for loss or damage caused to the shipment during transit, and take an assignment of the shipper’s claim against the carrier. The question can be a difficult one and often largely depends on the broker’s relationship with Read More

Construction Law

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The firm’s construction law practice group has significant experience and knowledge in the area of construction law. The firm represents owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, and material and equipment suppliers, in both commercial and residential projects.

Estate Planning and Probate

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CALL 801-290-5882 NOW FOR YOUR FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION! One of the basic conceptual problems people have with estate planning is not understanding what it does. Usually estate planning is seen only as drafting a will to say who you want to be the Personal Representative (what used to be called an executor). But estate planning Read More

Transportation Law

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The roles and various players in truck transportation. Shipper/Consignor–this is the party from whom the freight is being shipped. Freight may not always move from a shipper’s location. For example, an item of construction equipment owned by ABC Company may be located at a job site owned by a real estate development company and may Read More

Business Organizations

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There are a number of forms of business structures that can be used to conduct business. Each type of business form has its advantages and disadvantages. Some provide great simplicity but with little asset protection. Others provide good asset protection but at the cost of greater complexity.

Real Estate Law

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Quit Claim Deed A quit claim deed is a deed that states that whatever the grantor has in the property is being conveyed, but that the grantor is not guaranteeing that they have an interest in the property at all. These are very common in gift transactions where no money is changing hands or in Read More