May 29, 2020 in

Arizona Damage Caps

A key question by many plaintiffs during personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits is how much they may be able to obtain through their causes of action. Understanding the value of a damage award can be important for a family in planning its future. In some states, statutory damage caps limit the total amount...
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May 25, 2020 in

What Is the Average Settlement for a Motorcycle Accident?

The Grand Canyon State is a popular destination for motorcyclists. Local and visiting motorcyclists from around the country take to Arizona’s roads, trails and canyons for joyrides. Thousands of others use motorcycles for their daily commutes. Unfortunately, many motorcyclists in Arizona get into accidents each year due to negligent drivers and roadway defects. In...
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May 22, 2020 in

Should I Sign a Medical Release for the Insurance Adjuster?

In the aftermath of a car accident, you may receive a phone call from someone with the title of insurance claims adjuster. An insurance adjuster is someone the at-fault driver’s carrier will assign to your car accident claim. The adjuster has the job of reviewing your claim and recommending to the insurance company whether...
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May 18, 2020 in

Reckless Driving Accidents in Arizona

Human error is behind most car accidents in the US. Drivers often make mistakes such as failing to pay attention to the road or following too closely. In some cases, however, a driver goes beyond simple negligence and into recklessness. A reckless driver is one who knowingly breaks the rules or drives dangerously with...
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May 15, 2020 in

What Is the Difference Between Contributory Negligence and Comparative Negligence?

Negligence is the legal doctrine on which claimants base most personal injury lawsuits. It describes a party’s breach of duty of care in connection with the victim’s injury. Different states have passed different negligence laws. Some bar a victim from any recovery for contributing to an accident while others simply reduce the victim’s award....
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May 12, 2020 in

April Product Recalls (2020)

Product recalls are important for the safety of consumers. They warn consumers when a manufacturer has discovered something wrong with an item, such as a manufacturing or design defect. The Consumer Product Safety Commission posts the latest recalls to protect people from defective products. If a defective or dangerously designed product injures you, contact...
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