Renowned Representation In Complex Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Cases

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Our team includes attorneys who speak Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, and Portuguese. This allows our acclaimed attorneys to build trusting relationships with our diverse Utah clients. 

Trust Younker Hyde Macfarlane Injury Attorneys in Salt Lake City, UT

Patients place immense faith in their healthcare providers. Far too often, negligent doctors cause catastrophic harm to the patients who believed in them.

Younker Hyde Macfarlane is here to protect victims' rights and hold medical professionals responsible for their actions.

For the last three decades, we have used our extensive resources and vast knowledge to recover millions in compensation for injured victims and grieving families. We are known for taking on complex cases that are too difficult for other firms. Contact our Salt Lake City, UT, law office to request your free case consultation. 

(801) 335-6467

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Shelly Christenson

2022

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They have continually encourage us, believed in us and made us actually feel cared for and protected. They kept us informed on every little thing they did and every decision that was made. This law firm was not about the money they were going to make off of us, but the concern they had for the death of our mother. Younker Hyde Macfarlane, they got justice for my mom, some healing for us knowing that the negligence was not going to go unnoticed, monetary or otherwise. Thanks again for all you did for us. The Christenson Family

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Matt Cook

2022

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My family had the pleasure of working with this firm following a tragic event. The firm was very good about answering our questions and explaining the process. Attorneys John Macfarlane and Mckay Corbett were empathetic and fought hard for our case. The paralegal Jill Bedford was also a true joy to work with. I recommend this firm to anyone who needs attorneys who will fight for your case like it’s their own family.

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Why Utah Chooses Us

Our Experience

Our injury lawyers have decades of combined experience. We have filed more medical malpractice claims than any other firm in the state of Utah, and we are willing to take difficult cases that other law firms turn away.

Our Attention to Detail

We have a system in place to make sure that each personal injury case receives its due attention to detail and that each legal strategy is tailored to the client's unique needs. Our injury lawyer can identify the most crucial facts and use them to create a compelling case on your behalf.

Our Extensive Network of Specialists

Our personal injury lawyers work with an extensive network of professionals in the Salt Lake City area, including nurses, paralegals, attorneys, medical experts, accident reconstruction specialists, former insurance company attorneys, and more to build strong evidence in your personal injury claim.

Our Reputation

Our law firm has built a reputation on providing residents of Utah with excellent counsel and representation, as well as being able to handle cases that other lawyers aren’t willing to take. In fact, nearly three-quarters of our clients are referred by other law firms.

Our Recent $5 Million Victory Is Just One of Our Many Successes

On September 24, 2021, attorneys Ashton Hyde and John Macfarlane secured a $5,000,000 jury award for clients whose mother died after doctors improperly withdrew life-sustaining care.

The jury found that negligence on the part of Dr. Wei Peng and Dr. Christina G. Richards resulted in the death of 67-year-old Lillian “Lil” Birt on April 25, 2016. Two weeks before, Ms. Birt suffered a surgical complication but had a good prognosis. The jury found that Dr. Peng and Dr. Richards failed to adequately explain to the family that Ms. Birt's health was improving and that she would likely survive and make a good recovery. Instead, Dr. Peng and Dr. Richards certified Ms. Birt as terminal and agreed to withdraw life support, resulting in Ms. Birt’s death.

At the end of a nine-day trial, the jury agreed with our law firm's allegation that Ms. Birt's care should not have been withdrawn, and that Dr. Richards and Dr. Peng had breached the standard of care. The jury also concluded that Ms. Birt would have lived and achieved a full or near-full recovery, but for the negligent actions of Dr. Peng and Dr. Richards.

The jury awarded $2 million to each of Ms. Birt’s surviving children. Ms. Birt’s estate was awarded $1 million for her pain and suffering prior to her death. 

Hear From Our Team

Meet our lawyers and hear how our law firm in Salt Lake City has helped clients from throughout the state achieve justice in the wake of tragedy.

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Reach Out for the Help You Need

Our personal injury attorneys work with medical experts, accident reconstruction specialists, paralegals, and more to build a strong case backed by compelling evidence. We have a history of obtaining favorable settlements and verdicts for our clients, even when we are up against powerful insurance companies and their teams of attorneys.

Schedule your free consultation with our personal injury lawyers today. Contact us online or call us in Salt Lake City, UT, at:

(801) 335-6467

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Tom Henderson

2021

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This is the first time I have found it necessary to use a law firm, I was apprehensive because of all the stories I have heard about other law firms..., but they did an excellent job and basically did everything they said they would do. Their follow through and follow up has been the best. Thank you for your help through one of the toughest things I have ever gone through

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Laura Gray

2021

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I worked with John Macfarlane and his team in regards to my claim. My year old son was injured at daycare and there was an incident at the hospital where he received care as well. It was tough but once I contacted Younker Hyde Macfarlane, they all worked together to make this an easy process. What a relief! They were all great at responding back to my emails, phone calls, and answered any questions I had with complete transparency. They were all great!

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Our Core Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is our focus, and our attorneys are capable of handling all types of medical negligence and birth injury cases, no matter how complicated.

Medical Malpractice

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries can result in permanent disability and the need for lifelong care, which is why it's so important for victims to seek financial compensation from the liable person or party.

Spinal Cord Injury

Misdiagnosis or Failure to Diagnose

When medical professionals fail to accurately diagnose a medical condition, it can result in serious side effects and even death. The personal injury lawyers at our Salt Lake City practice can file a lawsuit to help victims seek a recovery.

Misdiagnosis/Failure to Diagnose

Auto Accidents

Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of preventable injuries and death. We effectively handle various types of motor vehicle cases. Our medical malpractice background allows us to prove injuries and fight for maximum compensation. 

Auto Accidents

Wrongful Death

When a loved one dies as a result of another person's negligent behavior, we are here to help family members file a lawsuit and seek compensation for losses associated with the death. Depending on the circumstances of the case, we may seek compensation from an insurance company, business, or government entity.

Wrongful Death

$1,830,000 Jury Verdict

Our medical malpractice lawyers secured a $1.83 million jury verdict in a medical negligence case involving the death of a man at a nursing home. We filed a medical malpractice claim stating that the medical staff's failure to follow instructions regarding the victim's pressure sores contributed to the deterioration of his health and eventually resulted in his death.

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257 E 200 S
Ste 1080
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

"I am so grateful for this law firm!!"

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Teresa Jordan

2021

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I am so grateful for this law firm!! They worked hard and got justice for my son’s wrongful death!! They were quick and swift in bringing closure to me and my family. Ashton Hyde was awesome!! I believe he did everything he could for us!! I can’t thank them enough for all they have done for me!!

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Dave

2021

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Younker-Hyde-McFarlane are the best there is! My wife needed a lower back spinal fusion that should have been relatively straightforward. She was seriously injured by a careless doctor... We contacted Younker-Hyde-McFarlane to represent us in a medical malpractice suit. OMG, these guys are so impressive! They uncovered things about the surgery that we had no idea had happened. Their skills in arguing our case to an arbitration panel were extraordinary. We very highly recommend this fantastic team of legal experts!!

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Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC

Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC

At Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC, our attorneys have decades of combined experience in complex cases. We represent clients in all types of personal injury cases, with a special focus on medical malpractice claims. Our firm is associated with the following professional organizations:

  • Utah Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association

To schedule an appointment, please contact us online or call (801) 335-6467.

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"They were extremely knowledgeable, extremely helpful experts. The team helped me with all aspects of my case, including medical and financial, and understood that it affected more than me but also my family."

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257 E 200 S
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Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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