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Chris (Christian) Nelson

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Chris specializes in the litigation of complex medical malpractice, commercial vehicle, and personal injury cases. He has spent over two decades defending healthcare providers, trucking companies, and commercial vehicle operators ranging from single owner-operator to large companies. Chris chairs our Transportation and Commercial Vehicle practice group.

Litigation is a significant part of Chris’ overall practice however he has successfully mediated dozens of complex multi-party cases. He has conducted bench and jury trials in both Utah and Idaho at state and district court levels.

In addition to a career focusing on medical malpractice defense and transportation law (commercial vehicle, trucking, public transportation, automobile personal injury), Chris has spent a significant portion of his time working in insurance law — specifically bad faith, UIM/UM, No-Fault/PIP.

EMAIL:chris-nelson@rbmn.com
PHONE:801-531-2000
Chris (Christian) Nelson

Chris (Christian) Nelson

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Chris specializes in the litigation of complex medical malpractice, commercial vehicle, and personal injury cases. He has spent over two decades defending healthcare providers, trucking companies, and commercial vehicle operators ranging from single owner-operator to large companies. Chris chairs our Transportation and Commercial Vehicle practice group.

Litigation is a significant part of Chris’ overall practice however he has successfully mediated dozens of complex multi-party cases. He has conducted bench and jury trials in both Utah and Idaho at state and district court levels.

In addition to a career focusing on medical malpractice defense and transportation law (commercial vehicle, trucking, public transportation, automobile personal injury), Chris has spent a significant portion of his time working in insurance law — specifically bad faith, UIM/UM, No-Fault/PIP.

Professional Affiliations

Utah Defense Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Transportation Industry

Utah State Bar Association

Idaho Bar Association

Admitted To Practice

State of Utah, 1990

State of Idaho, 1991

U.S. District Court District of Utah, 1990

U.S. District Court District of Idaho, 1991

U.S. Supreme Court, 2003

Recognitions

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating

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Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating

Education

University of Utah, College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, J.D. 1990

Honors: Traynor Moot Court Legal Writing Award
Law Journal: Journal of Contemporary Law and Journal of Energy Law and Policy, Senior Staff Member

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, B.A. Finance, 1987