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Christopher P. Higley

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Chris Higley joined Eisenberg Cutt Kendell & Olson as a law clerk in 2013 and stayed on as an associate attorney after graduating law school. He became a partner in 2020. He practices almost exclusively in plaintiff personal injury cases, including product liability, medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, and general negligence. Chris has experience at all phases of litigation, from the pre-litigation demand phase through trial. Amongst other trials and arbitrations, Chris was second chair on a construction case that resulted in a jury verdict of over $2 million and was the first chair on an arbitration that resulted in a six-figure verdict.

Since joining Eisenberg Cutt Kendell & Olson, Chris has worked on numerous cases that have resolved for six, seven, and eight figures. Chris primarily litigates cases in Utah. However, he has litigated in several other states, primarily California, Minnesota, and Montana. Chris has drafted significant portions of briefs submitted to the appellate courts of Utah and Minnesota.

Chris served on the Young Lawyer’s Division executive board as a liaison for And Justice for All, a local nonprofit. Chris has also taught at various litigation-related CLEs sponsored by the Young Lawyer’s Division.

When Chris is not at work or volunteering, he enjoys spending time with his family and watching football.

Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2020 - 2021

Contact Chris to learn how he may be able to help you. Call Eisenberg Cutt Kendell & Olson at (801) 901-3470 to schedule a free consultation.

Our Clients Come First

  • I hope I don't need to use ECKO and Christopher Higley again, but I have already recommended them/him to a close friend and would recommend again to others.

    - M.
  • Nate and Chris have been absolutely amazing to work with. I couldn't have asked for a better pair of attorneys to work on my case.

    - Kevin Bell
Big Stake Cases

Our Featured Case Results 

  • Truck Accident Verdict $16,400,000

    Jury verdict awarded for an 11-year-old boy whose family was killed in a car accident with an out-of-control semitrailer.

  • Medical Malpractice Verdict $14,500,000

    Jury verdict for a premature baby that suffered an anemic shock episode, which resulted in a serious and permanent brain injury.

  • Workplace Accident Settlement $4,250,000

    Settlement for premature delivery of a baby boy in result of an accident involving his mother at the warehouse where she worked.

  • Legal Malpractice Settlement $3,000,000

    Settlement on behalf of four adult males who were the victims of legal malpractice committed by a large Salt Lake City law firm.

  • Kayaking Accident Verdict $2,400,000

    Jury verdict for the death of two kayakers on the Jordan River. Our firm found the West Jordan City government partially negligent for the accident.

  • Construction Accident Settlement $2,400,000

    Settlement reached on behalf of a 46-year-old construction worker who was injured when a scissors-lift tipped over and struck him on the back, shoulder, and head.

  • Construction Accident Settlement $1,800,000

    Settlement for the parents of a 7-year-old girl that suffered injuries at a construction site when she fell through a hole in a wall and landed on a cement floor 15 feet below.

  • Construction Injury Settlement $1,800,000

    Settlement for a 24-year-old construction worker who suffered a traumatic injury when he fell 12 feet at a construction site.

  • Auto Accident Settlement $1,500,000

    Settlement for various family members who were injured when a tire failed on their vehicle, causing the vehicle to roll over into a ditch.

  • Playground Accident Settlement $1,300,000

    Settlement for a 19-year-old male that suffered injuries from a fall from a backyard home made play fort.

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