News: C&J obtains $500,000 settlement for Nurse Alex Wubbels
// Oct 31, 2017
Since Wubbels went public with the arrest video,our client has had several goals, including changes to policy on how police interact with nurses; accountability by the officers involved; starting a public discussion on the importance of body camera video; compensation; and helping others. Those goals have each been met in some meaningful way. Policy changes have taken hold, the officers involved have been disciplined, and the widespread attention the case garnered in the press pushed forward an important discussion about the importance of bodycameras.
Wubbels is working with the American Nurses Association on the #endnurseviolence campaign to prevent what happened to her from happening elsewhere. She will also contribute to the Utah Nurse's association, and would like to speak before the Utah Legislature during the next session about the importance of making body cameras mandatory for all police agencies. Alex Wubbels and Christensen & Jensen want to help all Utahns have access to body camera video for their own cases.
We all deserve to know the truth. And the truth comes when you see the actual raw footage. And that’s what happened in my case. No matter how truthful I was in telling my story, it was nothing compared to what people saw and the visceral reaction people experienced when watching the footage.
That's why we've launched a new campaign at utahpolicevideo.com. With a generous donation from Nurse Alex, a fund will be created to pay the costs of requesting bodycam footage from police departments. Christensen & Jensen has agreed to help free of charge with public information requests and to help with appeals when those requests are denied. For more information about how to obtain your own bodycam footage, or to have a free consultation to review footage you've already obtained, contact us today.
Steve Kelson's research on violence against attorneys cited by ABA Journal
// Aug 31, 2018
The recent ABA Journal features Steve Kelson in an article discussing violence against attorneys. Steve has reviewed nearly 12,0000 surveys from 27 states all on his own time to help the ABA compile national numbers. This recognition of his work is well deserved.
7 Attorneys from C&J selected for 25th edition of 'The Best Lawyers in America'
// Aug 15, 2018
The Best Lawyers 2019 edition was released today and 7 attorneys from Chistensen & Jensen were selected by their peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America publication. Geoff Haslam was also named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers for his work in Insurance Law.
American Board of Trial Advocates welcomes Ruth Shapiro
// Aug 10, 2018
Christensen & Jensen's own Ruth Shapiro recently became a full member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. ABOTA is an "invitation only" organization that invites members of hight personal character and honorable reputation.