Wrongful Death Lawyers in Salt Lake City and Ogden

Knowing what to do after the death of a loved one can be overwhelming. However, when a person or a business caused the death, feelings of grief can be overcome with confusion, frustration and even anger.


At the Law Offices of Peter W. Summerill, our experienced attorneys believe that people must be held accountable for their actions when they result in the death of someone else. Our attorneys aggressively pursue wrongful death claims on behalf of Utah residents. Your case is more than about money. It’s about sending a firm message that the reckless actions that caused the death of a loved one will not be tolerated.

It’s understandable that speaking to an attorney might be the last thing on your mind after the wrongful death of a loved one. However, the steps you take in the days or weeks following a wrongful death are crucial for securing compensation for damages you’ve suffered as a result of your loss. We can take care of the details so you can focus on what matters most: being with your family through this difficult time.

When filing a wrongful death claim in Utah, you may be eligible to receive compensation for the following types of damages:

  • Medical expenses
  • Death and funeral expenses
  • Loss of income
  • Loss of benefits, such as health insurance
  • Emotional trauma or suffering
  • Punitive damages (money a responsible individual or business must pay as a form of punishment)
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Attorney Peter W. Summerill is an attorney who serves the legal needs of personal injury and accident victims in Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo and across Utah.

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