Ronald W. Truman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. George, UT

Truman & Radford Law Firm
 | 20 North Main Street, Suite 309
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: 435-319-8258
Fax: 435-652-0770
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2021
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    A personal injury attorney in St. George, Utah, Ronald W. Truman helps those who have been injured in tractor-trailer crashes, car crashes, wrongful death incidents, bicycle crashes, trip and falls, and dog attacks.  With over three decades of experience in practicing law, Ron has helped hundreds of clients and their families overcome the devastation caused by the carelessness of others.  

    Ron is proud to be a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and he has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from America’s Top 100 Attorneys. Ron also has experience in complex commercial litigation, transactional matters, construction disputes, real estate disputes, partnership disputes, contract disputes, insurance bad faith, negligence, fire-related cases and catastrophic injuries.

    Mr. Truman is admitted to practice law in Utah, California, Arizona and Nevada and can help you with your legal needs in these states.  Ron attended Brigham Young University, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1988, and while in law school, he was the Brigham Young University Law Review’s Lead Articles Editor. After graduating from law school, Ron became an Order of the Coif member, and for his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    To give back to his community, Ron spent nearly a decade as a volunteer Small Claims Judge Pre-Tempore with the Washington County Fifth Judicial District Court.  

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Litigation


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    Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009, 2021

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    About Ronald Truman

    Admitted: 1993, Utah

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    • AV Rating with Martindale-Hubbell, Martindale-Hubbell
    • Member of Multi-Million Dollars Advocates Forum
    • Member of The Order of the Coif, 1988

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Bar Admittance: Nevada (1992), California (1990), Illinois (1988), Arizona (2004) & Utah (1993)

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Ron Truman volunteered to serve as a pro tem judge for the Washington County 5th Judicial District Court. 

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Note, Assumption of Unexpired Leases Under Bankruptcy Code Section 365(d)(4), BYU L. Rev. 1121. Comment, "Drug testing of Government Employees Should Not Be a Matter of Fourth Amendment Concern" Cries a Lone Voice in a Wilderness of Opposition,1987 BYU L. Rev 1239
    • Brigham Young University Law Review, Articles Editor


    • $4,400,000 settlement obtained for our client that was burned by a static electricity fire that ignited when he was filling gas cans on a bed liner in the back of a pickup truck in Nevada.  Another multi-million dollar settlement obtained for another client who suffered a similar tragedy while filing gas cans in the back of his pickup truck in Townsend Montana. $2,400,000 settlement obtained for our client who was injured when she was rear-ended by a pickup truck.
    • In October, 2011, Ron Truman obtained a jury verdict in the Fifth Judicial District Court, in Washington County, Utah for a gentleman who was injured when he fell from the roof on a construction project in St. George, Utah. The jury valued plaintiff's general damages at $1,000,000. The jury valued his total damages at $1,262,308.38. Unfortunately, Plaintiff's award was reduced dramatically due to the jury's allocation of fault to Plaintiff and his employers
    • $2,225,000 settlement for our client who was injured in 2010 in a trucking accident.
    • My partner, Bryce Dixon, and I obtained a jury verdict in the United States District Court, District of Utah in October, 2009 for $450,000. Our client had fallen into a six-foot hole at a hotel and severed his patellar tendon. His medical expenses were approximately $31,000.  Included in the $450,000 jury verdict was $40,000 to our client's wife for loss of consortium. 
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    Office Location for Ronald W. Truman

    20 North Main Street
    Suite 309
    St. George, UT 84770

    Phone: 435-319-8258

    Fax: 435-652-0770

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