Category: Personal Injury

What Should I Do After a Construction Zone Car Accident in Arizona?

Posted on August 18, 2020 in Car Accidents,Personal Injury

Construction zones can be unsafe places for workers and drivers alike. From 1982 to 2017, approximately 27,000 people died in work zone accidents in the US. Roadside construction zones can present many hazards for drivers, including bright lights, distractions, loose gravel, uneven shoulders, confusing detours and equipment left too close to the road. If you…

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How Will COVID-19 Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Posted on July 20, 2020 in COVID-19,Personal Injury

Among the many things COVID-19 has changed is the civil justice system. With no in-person hearings or jury trials during the pandemic, the courts in Arizona are backed up with delayed and postponed cases. Courthouses, judges and attorneys are doing everything they can, however, to continue resolving personal injury cases remotely during this time. Limited…

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Arizona’s Notice of Claim Statute and Private Employers

Posted on June 8, 2020 in Personal Injury

Since 1994, Arizona’s Notice of Claim Statute, codified as A.R.S. § 12-821.01, has protected the State of Arizona from persons attempting to use it.  The Notice of Claim Statute applies to every conceivable claim a person may bring against the State of Arizona.  The protections found in the Notice of Claim Statute also extend to…

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Arizona Dog Bite Injury Laws

Posted on May 20, 2020 in Personal Injury

Dog attacks can be abrupt, unexpected and violent. They can cause permanent and catastrophic injuries in a matter of seconds. If a dog bites you in Arizona, the pet’s owner may be responsible for paying for your related bills. Arizona’s dog bite injury laws often hold pet owners liable for dog attacks. If you or…

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Arizona Motorcycle Laws and Safety Tips

Posted on May 20, 2020 in Personal Injury

Riding a motorcycle comes with inherent risks, such as an increased risk of head and brain injuries in a collision. The greatest risk for motorcyclists, however, is driver negligence. In 2016, 3,104 motorcyclists were in accidents in the State of Arizona. Motorcycle accidents caused almost 2,600 injuries and took 144 lives. Many of these collisions…

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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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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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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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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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The U.S. Supreme Court Closed to the Public

Posted on March 13, 2020 in Personal Injury

The President of the United States is expected to declare  a national emergency over the coronavirus. The World Health Organization has already announced that the COVID-19 outbreak is a global pandemic. The impact on the US Legal system has been immediate and severe. The U.S. Supreme Court will be closed to the public until further…

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