Utah News

Utah Drivers Lie About Medical Conditions to Keep Motoring, Officials Say

State officials say many Utah residents lie about their medical conditions so they can keep driving without restrictions. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the state relies on people to report medical conditions themselves, which creates a scenario where lying is …

Prime Holdings Insurance Services, Inc. Receives Capital Investment

Salt Lake City, UT, June 13, 2017- Prime Holdings Insurance Services, Inc., (“Prime”), announced that it received $10,000,000 from an undisclosed insurance enterprise in exchange for 2,000 shares of Prime’s non-voting common stock. All proceeds will be contributed to Prime’s …

Big Bills Faced by Utahans Who Don’t Have Flood Insurance

It’s been more than two months since northern Utah resident Wyatt Brammer’s house was damaged from flooding and he still hasn’t gotten it fixed. After 33 inches of water filled his basement, he said, it could cost as much as …

Search And Rescue Insurance Introduced in Utah

A program has been introduced allowing Utah residents to pay a small fee to have any potential search and rescue costs waived. An individual can purchase a $25 annual insurance so they won’t have to pay expensive rescue costs if …

CEO and President of E&S Carrier Takes Flight Across The Country to Meet With Agents and Brokers

Chicago and Salt Lake City, January 26, 2017- Nothing stands between Rick J. Lindsey, CEO, Chairman and President of Prime Insurance Company, and the great agents and brokers of this country. Starting Monday, February 6, 2017, Lindsey kicks off his …

Utah’s Death Investigation Backlog Impacts Insurance Payouts

Utah state medical examiners have an autopsy caseload that’s twice the recommended maximum, but the state still has a months-long delay in death investigations that’s affecting homicide investigations, insurance payouts and organ donations. The Standard-Examiner reported that Chief Medical Examiner …

Teen Traffic Deaths Continue to Rise in Utah

More Utah teens have died in car crashes during the first nine months of this year than in all of 2015, according to new state data. A total of 26 teenagers have died on Utah roads so far in 2016, …

Utah City Passes Safety Regulations for Growing Number of Trampoline Gyms

Concerns about broken bones and safety at trampoline gyms has prompted the Provo city council to pass new regulations requiring the facilities to have supervised jumping, injury reporting and insurance. The Daily Herald reported Provo’s Municipal Council unanimously approved the …

Mortgage Companies in Utah Will Settle for $10M

Two Utah mortgage lenders will pay a total of nearly $10 million to settle allegations that they approved borrowers without documenting information like income and credit history. The U.S. Department of Justice said this week that the Salt Lake City-based …

Weather Service: Tornados Touch Down Hundreds of Miles Apart in Utah

Two tornados touched down hundreds of miles apart in Utah, damaging about two dozen buildings and knocking out power to thousands of people, the National Weather Service Confirmed. The severe weather on Thursday also flooded streets and dropped golf-ball-sized hail …