How Long Does it Take a Personal Injury Case to Settle?

Posted on August 11, 2022 in Personal Injury

When deciding whether to file a personal injury claim, one of the biggest questions is this: If I file an insurance claim or lawsuit, how long will it take? Often, this question comes up when things seem to move slowly and medical bills pile up. Litigation length can depend on many factors, so there’s no…

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Helmet Laws

Posted on August 9, 2022 in Motorcycle Accident

We wear helmets to protect ourselves from harm when riding motorcycles, bicycles, or engaging in other risky activities. While helmets do not protect your head 100 percent of the time, they can mitigate the damage from a crash. Even if you take the proper precautions, a defective helmet can fail to protect you from serious…

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Drowsy Driving

Posted on August 7, 2022 in Car Accidents

The U.S. has a major problem with drowsy driving. Drowsy driving carries alarming risks, dangers, and often tragic outcomes. Sleepy or fatigued driving is drowsy driving, and this often happens due to insufficient sleep, but it can also stem from untreated sleep disorders, medication, alcohol, or shift work. Sleepiness comes over everyone at a different…

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Do I Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident Settlement?

Posted on August 5, 2022 in Car Accidents

Many people have never had to hire a car accident lawyer before. They might be unsure of their claim’s value and worry that a lawyer will only take more money from them. However, insurance companies take advantage of claimants without representation, so a lawyer levels the playing field and helps you obtain the best possible…

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Common Causes of Burn Injuries

Posted on August 3, 2022 in Personal Injury

A burn can be a minor problem or a life-threatening medical emergency that leaves you with overwhelming hospital bills and weeks of recovery that deprive you of work and income. It doesn’t matter what causes your burn injury, whether it’s: Fire Steam or hot liquid Metal, glass, or other hot objects Flows of electricity X-ray…

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Arizona Statute of Limitations

Posted on August 1, 2022 in Personal Injury

You do not have unlimited time to file a personal injury lawsuit in Arizona. The state’s statute of limitations restricts the time you have to bring a claim to court. In most cases, Arizona courts will not hear your injury case after the statute of limitations expires. Do not wait to seek legal help and…

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

Posted on June 27, 2022 in Personal Injury

411 on Wrongful Death Lawsuit A wrongful death lawsuit is the last thing you want to think about after losing a loved one. However, when a person dies because of someone’s intentional action or due to a person or a company’s negligence, it can be considered a wrongful death. While the victim cannot hold the…

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How Attorneys Determine Value of Non-Economic Damages

Posted on June 9, 2022 in Personal Injury

Catastrophic injuries can suddenly turn your life upside down. You might not be able to work, you might have suffered a disability, or you might not be able to live without assistance. Life as you know it may be over. A serious injury can result in you incurring millions of dollars in medical debt, in…

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Major Causes of Trucking Accidents in Arizona

Posted on May 13, 2022 in Truck Accidents

According to the trucking accidents statistics by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), in 2020 there were 1,481 truck tractors, with or without semi-trailers, involved in trucking accidents, 61 of which were fatal and 323 caused injuries. In addition, 9,232 various types of trucks and truck combinations were involved in motor vehicle accidents, 33 of…

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Burn Injury Statistics in Arizona

Posted on May 10, 2022 in Personal Injury

A burn injury is among the most painful injuries you can suffer and often requires extensive treatment. They also can cause permanent scarring and disability, which may cause you to be unable to work or return to your prior career. If someone’s negligence led to your burn injuries, you might be able to file a…

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What Should I Do if I Am Injured in a Multi-Vehicle Pileup?

Posted on May 6, 2022 in Car Accidents,Truck Accidents

Multi-vehicle pileups or accidents involving multiple vehicles due to a “chain reaction” are not uncommon, particularly on high-volume and high-speed highways and roadways. When an initial collision occurs on these roads, a multi-vehicle pileup can quickly develop. This type of accident can cause you serious injuries, property damages, and no idea where to start in…

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Who is Sued in a Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit?

Posted on May 2, 2022 in Truck Accidents

Being involved in a semi-truck accident can be particularly catastrophic. The sheer size and weight can have devastating consequences for a much smaller, lighter passenger vehicle. You may experience significant injuries and property damages in a semi-truck accident. If the truck driver or another party’s negligence led to the accident that caused your injuries, you…

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4 Major Causes of Motor Vehicle Accidents in Arizona

Posted on April 22, 2022 in Car Accidents,Personal Injury

According to the motor vehicle accident statistics of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), of the 98,778 motor vehicle accidents that occurred in Arizona in 2020, 30% of those crashes resulted in injuries or death. In fact, 41,350 persons were injured and 1,057 persons were killed in 2020 from motor vehicle crashes. While the types…

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Gallagher & Kennedy Welcomes J. Tyrrell “Ty” Taber to its Injury Law Group

Posted on April 20, 2022 in Firm News,Press Release

PHOENIX, Ariz. (April 20, 2022) – Gallagher & Kennedy is pleased to announce that J. Tyrrell “Ty” Taber, Shareholder, has joined the firm’s injury law group, growing the team to 15 attorneys. Tyrrell “Ty” Taber has dedicated his 45-year-career to plaintiff’s personal injury, wrongful death, and general civil litigation. A Certified Specialist in Personal Injury…

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