Should I Hire A Lawyer Following A Dog Bite Attack?

Dogs may have been dubbed as “man’s best friend,” but whether human or animal, friends can turn on each other. Approximately 1,000 people per day in the United States are injured badly enough by a dog to require medical attention. Many of those injuries result from dogs that are owned by the victim or who live in the same household as the pet. This doesn’t account for all of the injuries, though. There are still a great number of [...]

Assessing The Compensation You Can Receive After a Truck Accident in Arizona

Unlike sedans, when a larger vehicle like a truck is involved in an accident, the resulting property damages and physical damages can be much more severe because of the weight, momentum of impact, and size of the vehicle. After an Arizona crash, insurance companies are going to do everything within their power to undermine the victim and reduce the amount of payment they put out. For this purpose, it is helpful for victims to understand the value of their claim [...]

Drunk Driving in Arizona

There are many distractions on all roads across the United States, and Arizona is no different. We have a beautiful backdrop of red canyons and almost endless forests of cactus that are not only breathtaking but can be very distracting for those that are unfamiliar with our state. Arizona sees an influx of tourism; add this on top of local traffic and trucks transporting goods, and there is a high likelihood of accidents occurring. Many factors can lead to accidents, [...]

8 Auto Accident Tips for Prevention and Protection

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, there were 116,609 motor vehicle accidents in 2015, and 36,950 resulted in injuries or fatalities. With nearly one-third of auto accidents in Arizona resulting in injuries or death, prevention and protection are vital. Auto accidents are an unfortunate reality of life but knowing how to stay safe and take steps to protect yourself should an accident occur are important. If you’ve already been injured in an auto accident in Arizona, contact the Phoenix auto accident [...]

5 Steps to Take After Auto Accident Injuries

Being involved in an auto accident is a frightening experience, especially when an accident involves injuries. And unfortunately, injuries after an accident are common, with more than 36,000 injuries occurring as a result of auto accidents in Arizona in 2018. You may feel overwhelmed, emotional, and stressed after an auto accident. But it’s important to protect your rights and know what to do after sustaining auto accident injuries, from following protocol on the scene to filing a claim. If you’ve already [...]

Back Injury Awareness Following an Auto Accident

Dealing with back pain can be one of the most excruciating physical and mental experiences a person can go through, depending on the extent of the pain and the cause of it. Your back is tremendously important in performing day-to-day activities and the severity of the back pain can prevent you from doing everything from sitting, standing, lifting, moving, or even sleeping. Because there are a number of types of injuries that your back can sustain, it’s very important [...]

Can The Arizona Heat Cause Auto Accidents?

The extreme summer heat of Arizona is not to be taken lightly. The month of July has routinely seen temperatures exceed 110° Fahrenheit, leading to heat advisories and health warnings for large portions of, if not the entirety of, the state. The dangers of this weather are frequently pointed out, but it’s not mentioned nearly as much about how extreme heat can result in a greater incident rate of automobile accidents. Heat Can Impair Your Driving Abilities Studies have shown that [...]

What Are Your Legal Options Following a Slip-and-Fall

Of the many accidents that can happen to us and leave us injured, few of them are as simple and seemingly innocuous as a slip-and-fall. All it takes for a slip to happen is a bit of uneven footing, a bit of moisture on a surface, or a small object like a marble or a grape. As we age, the danger grows even greater, as our bones become less resistant to stress and shock. Regardless of a person’s age, [...]

Wrongful Death Claims Explained

Wrongful death cases are some of the most challenging for the families of the victims. The laws governing how they are conducted vary by state. Amongst all of the issues that will plague families who have just unexpectedly lost a loved one, there may be many questions and confusion as to their ability to file a lawsuit. Listed below, we answer some of the most common questions that families have after a tragedy occurs. What is Wrongful Death? It is the [...]

Do You Have a Valid Personal Injury Claim in Arizona

It is common for an individual who has been injured in an accident to wonder if their situation warrants a personal injury claim that requires legal representation. Those who have been injured in an accident that was not their fault will often defer to the insurance company of the party who caused the injury to handle the outcome. They may provide some financial relief for the costs associated with injuries, including medical treatment and potentially property damages, but it [...]