A Law Firm Committed to Recovering Financial Compensation


After practicing in a large firm for nearly 30 years, Norm Younker created Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC to better serve his clients. Coming from a background of defending and prosecuting cases, Younker Hyde Macfarlane knows the types of defenses to expect from health care providers. Today, attorneys Ashton Hyde and John Macfarlane lead the firm, and Norm Younker is of counsel. With their extensive resources and a vast knowledge base, our attorneys have successfully resolved medical malpractice cases in St. George, Cedar City, Logan, Ogden, Salt Lake City, and throughout Utah.  You can rest assured that our law firm located in Salt Lake City, UT, will vigorously protect and represent your best interests.

Our Focus on Malpractice Sets Us Apart

Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC stands apart from other Salt Lake City law firms because of our specialized focus on medical malpractice. Our attorneys have decades of combined experience dealing with incredibly complex issues in all aspects of medicine while securing successful results for clients. Our malpractice law firm takes great satisfaction in being advocates and truth seekers for those in need of dedicated representation.

Our Attorneys

Members of the legal teamYounker Hyde Macfarlane has a dedicated group of attorneys that make up the medical malpractice and personal injury group. This focused team has a wealth of experience and success handling personal injury cases and are equipped to bring cases to trial whenever necessary. Younker Hyde Macfarlane is helmed by three attorneys who graduated at the top of their class in law school and have been very successful in litigating claims and obtaining favorable settlements on behalf of injured persons. Your best interests are our highest priority. To ensure the best possible resolutions, the firm prepares each case as if it will be tried in court.

Since 1988

Norm Younker, of counsel, has been practicing law since 1988. Having handled many medical malpractice cases on behalf of both defendants and plaintiffs, Mr. Younker brings a unique perspective to the practice. Today, attorneys Ashton Hyde and John Macfarlane lead a team of attorneys who have knowledge in all areas of personal injury litigation, including product liability, medical malpractice, auto accidents, and catastrophic injury. We also work with expert consultants in the fields of medicine, forensics, economics, and accident reconstruction to determine liability and damages.

Our Philosophy

Younker Hyde Macfarlane abides by a simple philosophy: to recover just and fair financial compensation on behalf of clients through effective and thorough representation and counsel.

If you are seeking a law firm that will put your interests first you have found your match in Younker Hyde Macfarlane.

Our law firm has built its reputation on superlative counsel and representation, as well as a willingness to undertake complex cases that other firms will not. The firm’s reputation is such that nearly three-quarters of its clients are referred by other law firms. That being said, Younker Hyde Macfarlane understands that a reputation can only go so far. To meet clients' needs, a firm must deliver results and invaluable counsel. We strive for this outcome in every case we undertakes. If you are seeking a law firm that will put your interests first you have found your match in Younker Hyde Macfarlane.

Contact Our Law Firm

If you or someone you love has been injured, please send us a message, or give us a call at (801)335-6467. Even if you are unsure as to whether you have a case, we encourage you to speak with one of our attorneys. There are time limits within which you must pursue litigation. Once they expire, you permanently forfeit the right to seek damages in a court of law. By consulting with an attorney, you can make an informed decision about whether and how to proceed with legal action.

Fair Representation for Utah's Hispanic Community

A significant portion of the Salt Lake City area's population is native Spanish speakers—when they are injured or face difficulty with the U.S. healthcare system, many don't know where to turn. Associate attorney McKay Corbett and the entire team at Younker Hyde Macfarlane are here to help. We are a bilingual law firm advocating for the marginalized so they can have their voices heard and achieve justice.
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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