Best's Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource

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Best's Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource

Your Online Portal for Claims Industry Information



Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


A Professional Corporation

10 West 100 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Established: 1895

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Litigation
  • Aviation
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Licensing

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About Us

Serving all of Utah, the law firm of Epperson & Owens traces its roots to the firm of Stewart & Stewart, founded on June 1, 1895, by Samuel W. Stewart and Charles B. Stewart. The firm practices from Stewart & Stewart's original law offices built in 1893 as Utah's first "skyscraper" and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The firm represents many of the largest insurance carriers and their clients doing business within the State of Utah, and provides litigation experience in a wide range of areas including health care malpractice and professional licensing.

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • ARUP
  • Caronia Corporation
  • Central Valley Medical Center
  • Coram Healthcare
  • CRC Health Group Inc.
  • Gunnison Valley Hospital
  • HCR Manor Care, Inc.
  • HealthSouth Corporation
  • HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Horizon West HealthCare, Inc.
  • Mentor Corporation
  • Mercer Transportation, Inc.
  • Payless ShoeSource
  • Promise Hospital of Salt Lake
  • Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic
  • San Juan County Hospital
  • Senior Management Concepts, LLC
  • Shand Morahan & Company, Inc.
  • Surgical Care Affiliates, LLC
  • Uintah Basin Medical Center
  • Western Litigation, Inc.

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Personnel Information

Shareholders


David H. Epperson

Salt Lake City, UT

Admitted
  • Utah, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1979
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
Memberships:
  • American and Salt Lake County Bar Associations
  • Utah State Bar
  • Defense Research Institute (President, 1985-1986, Utah)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (President, Utah, 1996, 1997)
Education:
  • The University of Utah, B.S., 1973
  • The University of Utah, J.D., 1977

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Stephen W. Owens

Salt Lake City, UT

Admitted
  • Utah, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • Utah State Bar (Elected President, 2010)
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • The University of Utah, B.A. (cum laude), 1991
  • The University of Utah, J.D., 1994
Honors:
Phi Beta Kappa
Language:
  • French

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David C. Epperson

Salt Lake City, UT

Admitted
  • Utah, 2004
  • Montana
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 2004
Education:
  • The University of Utah, B.S., 2001
  • The University of Montana, J.D., 2004

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Associates



Scott H. Epperson

Salt Lake City, UT

Admitted
  • Utah, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 2013
Education:
  • The University of Utah, B.S., 2009
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 2013
Fraternity Information:
Phi Kappa Phi

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James T. Egan

Salt Lake City, UT

Admitted
  • Utah, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 2016
Education:
  • The University of Utah, B.A./B.A. (with honors), 2011
  • J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., 2014
Fraternity Information:
Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi

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