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March 5, 2019

Utah Supreme Court Win for Strong & Hanni Appellate Practice Group

The Utah Supreme Court ruled in favor of Strong & Hanni appellate attorney Spencer Brown in an important case clarifying the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure. In Pilot v. Hill, 2019 UT 10, the court rejected a personal injury plaintiff’s attempt to get more damages after trial. The plaintiff plea... Read more
December 30, 2015

Glenn Charles Hanni (1923 – 2015)

Jan. 22, 1923 ~ Dec. 25, 2015 Glenn was born in Moore, Id and passed away from natural causes at his home in SLC , Ut. He was almost 93 years old, found joy in each day and if asked how are you, " I couldn't be better! " He moved to SLC during his high school years and basically resided there the remainder of his long life. After serving in the U.S. Navy as a pilot, he attended the University of Utah and graduated "Order of the Coif" (num... Read more
August 5, 2015

Catherine Larson obtained a unanimous decision of no cause of action in a recent two-day arbitration of a medical malpractice matter.

October 15, 2014 The case was one in which the patient suffered a nontraumatic rupture of her patellar tendon following a series of steroid injections over the prior 10 months due to patellar bursitis. The defendant orthopedic surgeon repaired the tendon which was noted to have a higher risk of complications due to the steroid injections. Approximately three weeks following the repair, the patient developed a small infection of a suture site, la... Read more
March 16, 2015

Robert Janicki and Michael Ford obtained summary judgment.

March 16, 2015 On March 12, 2015, Robert Janicki and Michael Ford obtained summary judgment in favor of a residential developer client on a construction defect claim. The plaintiff homeowner had alleged that the developer had fraudulently concealed the existence of collapsible soils beneath the residence, but Mr. Janicki and Mr. Ford successfully argued that the claim was barred by the applicable statute of limitations because the homeowner knew... Read more
October 27, 2014


Strong & Hanni attorney, Michael Stahler, was elected as the Secretary of the Litigation Section of the Utah Bar at their annual meeting on June 11, 2014. Stahler has served as a member of the Executive Committee for the Litigation Section since June 2012 and has played a crucial role as a presenter and organizer of several Section events.  and was the primary organizer for the Section’s 2013 Trial Skills Academy that took place over tw... Read more
June 26, 2014

Peter Barlow and Andrew Day Obtain Unanimous No Cause Jury Verdict in Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuit

Peter Barlow and Andrew Day Obtain Unanimous No Cause Jury Verdict in Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuit After a five-day jury trial in the Fourth Judicial District Court, Strong & Hanni obtained a unanimous no cause jury verdict on behalf of its client, Reed Allen. The case involved a plaintiff (7-year-old boy) that was playing at a home rented by his friend’s family, when he laid down on a cement ledge which overlooked an exterior basem... Read more