Utah

Utah provides some of the most diverse (and best) cycling in the country -- from the red-rock deserts of St. George and Moab to the mountains of the Wasatch Front. While Salt Lake City and other metropolitan areas have added cycling lanes and trails in recent years, there are still long stretches that do not provide safe passage for cyclists.

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Representation in Utah bicycle injury cases

Utah lawyer Jackie Carmichael is a partner in the law firm Eisenberg, Gilchrist & Cutt.  She has been practicing law since 1993.  As a personal injury attorney, she is proud to have the unique opportunity to help those who have been injured by the negligence of others, and is very passionate about representing cyclists.  She has represented cyclists injured in bicycle accidents in Salt Lake City, Moab, Provo, Ogden and Park City.

Read her overview of Utah Cycling and Utah Bicycle Laws.

Jackie leads an active lifestyle, as an accomplished scuba diver and cyclist, often riding her bicycle with her husband, to whom she gives credit for her passion for cycling.  She loves to ride Emigration Canyon and is training for the LOTOJA bicycle race as a member of an all-women’s relay team.

Read Bob Mionske's interview of her.

Jackie has chosen to join the Bike Law network because of its focus on client and cause advocacy.  As a cyclist, she is particularly motivated to assist other cyclists, and has dealt with cases involving bicycle accidents, auto accidents, defective products and medical malpractice.  Her firm not only represents Utah cyclists, they also has a long-standing commitment to the bicycle advocacy movement in the state.

If you have been injured in a Utah bike accident, by a defective bicycle product, or because of an unsafe road condition and would like to discuss your case with a Utah bicycle accident attorney who gets cycling, Jackie welcomes your call for a free consultation. She can be reached at jackie@bikelaw.com and 844-531-7530.

If you would like Bike Law to come speak to your club or at your shop, please contact our Director of Outreach Lauren Wilborn at lauren@bikelaw.com.

Utah Blog Posts

Nov 17, 2014

A common question from cyclists injured in a crash or accident is, “do I need a lawyer?”   Cyclists can be a tough bunch. We like to figure out things for ourselves. There are two possible scenarios: (1) If the injury is serious, the injured person often thinks, this is a no-brainer, the insurance company will […]

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Nov 12, 2014

Below are some of the things I (Jim Reed in Upstate NY) have learned during my 40+ years of winter riding. KEEP THE WIND OUT Your outermost layer needs to be windproof but breathable.  We are blessed by many fabric choices that accomplish these goals and the key is to have a great outer layer. […]

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Nov 12, 2014

Bicycle helmets have been in the news lately. Last month, Bike Law Illinois attorney Brendan Kevenides reported that an Illinois case may have some potential to hold Illinois cyclists liable for their own head injuries if they are hit by a car and are not wearing a helmet. The day before that report came out, […]

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