Eric Olson

Eric Olson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

Eisenberg Cutt Kendell & Olson
 | 215 S State St, Suite 900
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-901-3470
Fax: 801-350-0065
Email: Eric Olson
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Eric S. Olson is a named partner at Eisenberg, Cutt, Kendell & Olson. He graduated from the University of Utah College of Law. Mr. Olson has specialized in personal injury since then. He became a partner at the firm in 2013.

    Mr. Olson specializes in wrongful death, brain injury, paralysis and permanent orthopedic injury cases. He focuses on product liability, trucking accident, industrial/construction accident, liquor liability and premises liability cases.

    Mr. Olson has successfully litigated cases throughout Utah. As needed to best serve a particular client, Mr. Olson has handled cases in other parts of the country as well.

    Mr. Olson has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients during his career, through trial, arbitration and settlement. In single cases, Mr. Olson has recovered seven figures, and even eight figures, on numerous occasions.

    Mr. Olson believes that convincing proof is what leads a case to success at trial or a fair settlement. That is why it is vital for a client to hire a lawyer who will spend the time and money trying to uncover the right proof.

    Mr. Olson genuinely cares about his clients. He finds joy in helping them through some of the toughest times of their life. His greatest accomplishment as a lawyer has been to help certain clients whose quality of life depends largely on the outcome of their case.

    Outside of practicing law, Mr. Olson has a wonderful wife and four kids. Apart from spending time with family, he enjoys basketball, fishing and outdoor adventure activities.

    About Eric Olson

    Admitted: 2008, Utah

    Professional Webpage: https://www.eckolaw.com/attorneys/eric-s-olson/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Mr. Olson was named to Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" in 2018., Utah Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine, 2018
    • The Legal Elite is a listing of the top lawyers in Utah as voted by their peers., Utah Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine, 2015
    • The Legal Elite is a listing of the top lawyers in Utah as voted by their peers., Utah Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine, 2016
    • The Legal Elite is a listing of the top lawyers in Utah as voted by their peers, Utah Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine, 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Attorney Information Exchange Group, 2019
    • American Association for Justice 2008-2019, 2019
    • Utah Association for Justice, 2008-2019, 2019

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Article, Getting the Most Out of Your Dramshop Case, Utah Trial Journal, Utah Association For Justice, 2012

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Mr. Olson obtained a confidential settlment of over $10 million dollars on behalf of the plaintiff for an injury resulting from a defective product., 2018
    • Tice v. City of West Jordan - Two individuals drowned in a river because of a manmade hazard. Mr. Olson represented the families of the individuals who drowned. I brought the case against the defendants who were responsible for different aspects of the hazard. After a six day trial, the jury found that the defendants were negligent and that damages were $2,411,052. In addition to recovering compensation for the families, I convinced some of the defendants to take measures to remedy the hazard., 2014
    • Mr. Olson represented the plaintiff in a two week trial involving a severe motor vehicle accident. The jury awarded $877,000 to the plaintiff., 2018
    • Johansen v. Lakeview Hospital - Mr. Olson represented the parents of an infant who died from injuries sustained at birth because of hospital negligence.  Jury awarded $892,214 in damages to the plaitiffs., 2008
    • Butler v. Bryan - Mr. Olson represented the plaintiff. She was riding her bike down the road when the defendant turned her vehicle in front of the plaintiff, causing a collision.  The jury awarded $306,400 in damages to the plaintiff., 2012

    Educational Background:

    • Brigham Young University - Bachelor of Science

    Industry Groups

    • American Assocaition Of Justice
    • Utah Association Of Justice
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    Office Location for Eric Olson

    215 S State St
    Suite 900
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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    Last Updated: 2/19/2021

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