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Sometimes You Just Have to Go To Trial

Posted on May 4, 2020 in Personal Injury

A trial by jury is the foundation of our civil justice system, so important that it was included as the Seventh Amendment to our Constitution in the Bill of Rights written by the Founding Fathers over 200 years ago.  But over the years, the cost of litigation, the risks of an all or nothing trial…

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Pilot Use of Supplemental Oxygen

Posted on May 3, 2020 in Aviation

Pilots should use supplemental oxygen and confirm saturation levels are above 90% by utilizing a pulse oximeter when operating aircraft above 10,000 feet during the day or above 5,000 feet at night.

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Minimizing Aircraft Crash Injuries

Posted on April 28, 2020 in Aviation

A pilot facing an emergency landing when airplane or helicopter damage is unavoidable must remember that minimizing crash injuries are in large part a matter of keeping the cabin area as contained as possible by using the wings, landing gear, fuselage bottom to absorb the violence of the landing before it affects the passengers and…

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Protecting Loved Ones from Nursing Home Assault

Posted on April 24, 2020 in Personal Injury

When our loved ones reach the age where they can no longer live independently, we trust that the facilities which care for the elderly will provide our family members with a safe, nurturing, comfortable environment for them to live out the rest of their days.  Nursing homes, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and other…

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Electrical Fires During Flight

Posted on April 21, 2020 in Aviation

Electrical fires during a flight are often detected by the smell insulation burning. When such a fire occurs the pilot must check all the circuit breakers, flight instruments and lights to find the source. If the source cannot be found and fixed, the battery master and alternator/generator switches may have to be turned off, even…

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In-flight Engine Fires

Posted on April 15, 2020 in Aviation

An airplane or helicopter engine fire is most often caused by a flammable substance such as fuel, oil, or hydraulic fluid coming in contact with a hot surface. This situation can be caused by a mechanical failure of the engine, a defective exhaust system, or a broken line. Engine fires may also result from maintenance…

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Injuries Affect the Entire Family

Posted on April 14, 2020 in Personal Injury

When a loved one is injured, the whole family suffers.  The spouse is no longer able to help as much, or even at all, with children, the yard, chores and all of the activities of everyday life. Even worse, the family loses many of the things that matter most in life – the ability to…

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Seatback Failure: What you need to know

Posted on April 14, 2020 in Car Accidents,Personal Injury

Auto manufacturers are required to design and test vehicles and their component parts to make sure that they are “crashworthy.”  It is known that vehicles will crash, and responsible automakers must anticipate certain crash conditions and make sure that their vehicles are safe when they crash. People are often killed or catastrophically injured when they…

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Auto Product Defects: Car Companies can be Responsible When Your Vehicle does not Protect you in a Crash.

Posted on April 13, 2020 in Car Accidents

Auto manufacturers are required to design and test vehicles and their component parts to ensure that they are “crashworthy.”  It is known that vehicles will crash, and responsible automakers must anticipate certain crash conditions and make sure that their vehicles are safe when they crash. There are many things that can go wrong in a…

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Hiring an Attorney: The Need for Speed

Posted on April 9, 2020 in Personal Injury

You were just in an accident.  You’re injured, have no car and can’t work.  You are trying to get medical care, replace your car, and make ends meet.  You don’t have time to find an attorney or figure out who to hire.  But you need to.  And NOW. Why? Get Accident Videos. More and more…

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Emergency Descents

Posted on April 8, 2020 in Aviation

An emergency descent occurs when the pilot makes the aircraft descend as rapidly as possible. The need for this maneuver could be an onboard fire, a sudden loss of cabin pressure, or any other situation demanding an immediate and rapid descent. Although an emergency, a pilot should not descend beyond the structural limits of the…

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How does COVID-19 affect your claim?

Posted on April 2, 2020 in COVID-19

With the global coronavirus pandemic, many business have ceased work.  Under Governor Ducey’s order, lawyers and legal services are considered “essential” and we continue to work on your case.  While many courts have gone to telephonic hearings and videoconferencing, they remain open (sometimes via remote sources such as secure DropBox links) for filing.   For cases already…

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