2018

December 26, 2018 in

What Are Good Samaritan Laws?

Many states have adopted “Good Samaritan” laws. In an effort to reduce the number of accidental drug overdose deaths and encourage average citizens to offer assistance to others in need in times of crisis, Good Samaritan laws were born. Prior to the enactment of Good Samaritan laws, some individuals hesitated to call for help...
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December 17, 2018 in

Holiday Personal Safety Tips

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year for many Americans, but it is important to keep a few basic personal safety tips in mind to prevent injuries this holiday season. Good judgment and a few best practices can help prevent accidents and injuries so you and your family can enjoy...
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December 14, 2018 in

November Product Recalls

It is important for American consumers to keep track of recent product recalls in case they may have purchased recalled products. If a consumer suffers injuries or other damages from a recalled product, he or she may have grounds for a product liability claim against the product manufacturer. If you believe you have a...
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December 12, 2018 in

Is It Too Late to File a Lawsuit?

The Arizona civil courts give injured accident victims the right to file lawsuits seeking recovery for their damages – as long as they do so within a certain time frame. Strict time limits, or statutes of limitations, prevent claimants from waiting too long to file. If you miss your deadline, the Arizona courts will...
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December 10, 2018 in

How Do I Know If I Have a Personal Injury Claim?

You’ve just been in an accident. It may have been a vehicle collision or a bad slip and fall at a grocery store. You know you have injuries and immediately request medical attention. Later, you find out you’ve broken a bone, along with a soft tissue injury. Now you’re wondering who will pay your...
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December 7, 2018 in

Can I Sue for Whiplash?

Whiplash is one of the most common car accident injuries; especially in rear-end collisions. Whiplash refers to any type of neck strain in the muscles or tendons. It can happen when the head and neck jerk backward and forward suddenly, tearing the soft tissues in the neck. Although whiplash is generally a “minor” injury,...
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December 3, 2018 in

Arizona’s Electric Scooter Laws

The latest rideshare vehicle trend has reached Arizona. City officials in Scottdale, Tempe, Mesa, and Peoria have permitted the electric scooter rideshare company, Bird, to employ its rentable scooters within city limits. Users can now download the Bird app, rent available electric scooters from around the city, and drop them off anywhere. It only...
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November 26, 2018 in

What Is Drowsy Driving?

At least one in 25 drivers has fallen asleep behind the wheel in the past 30 days, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Drowsy driving is a serious problem that remains largely underreported. It is often underreported due to the difficulty of assigning this as a cause of fatal collisions. What...
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November 19, 2018 in

Thanksgiving Driving Tips

Most people wish to spend Thanksgiving with their families, which means many drivers on the highway. The national rates of car accidents, serious injuries, and deaths spike over the Thanksgiving season. From 2012 to 2016, more than 800 people died in drunk driving accidents from the Wednesday before Thanksgiving to the following Monday. Statistically,...
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November 15, 2018 in

October Product Recalls

Defective and dangerous products cause thousands of serious personal injuries each year. Despite manufacturers’ duty to properly test and inspect products prior to distribution, unsafe items make their way to shelves around the world. Dangerous products can cause burns, lacerations, strangulation, suffocation, and a variety of other injuries. If you or a loved one...
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