Personal Injury

November 10, 2020 in

What’s the Difference Between Personal Injury Claims and Lawsuits?

When another person’s careless or wanton act gives you an injury, you have the right to hold that person accountable in Arizona. You can do so in one of two ways: a personal injury claim or a lawsuit. These are two different legal processes. You will most likely have an injury claim, not a...
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October 28, 2020 in

What Are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries?

Fire Prevention Week was October 4-10. Residents of Arizona should, however, be aware of fire hazards and how to prevent burn injury risks year-round. Fires are a significant cause of property damages, serious personal injuries and deaths in the US each year. The US Fire Administration reported 1,318,500 fires, 3,655 deaths and 15,200 injuries...
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October 26, 2020 in

What Are Future Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

If somebody’s negligence gave you an injury that will impact you for the foreseeable future or the rest of your life, it would not be fair to only receive compensation from that person for your past or current losses. You should not have to pay out of pocket for any of the losses you...
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September 25, 2020 in

Can I File a Personal Injury Claim for COVID-19?

The novel COVID-19 pandemic has generated many legal questions from victims and their families. Law firms around the world have received phone calls from potential clients describing possible claims connected to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic. While you may imagine an injury such as a broken bone when you think of filing a personal injury lawsuit,...
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September 23, 2020 in

What Do Insurance Adjusters Look for When Evaluating Your Claim?

After you file an insurance claim for a personal injury or property damage in Arizona, the company will assign an insurance claims adjuster to your case. This will be the professional you speak to about your claim and losses. The adjuster will also be the person in charge of accepting or denying your case,...
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September 21, 2020 in

What Questions to Ask My Personal Injury Lawyer?

The decision to hire an attorney to represent you during a personal injury claim can be the best one for your peace of mind and financial future. Many cases need legal representation to adequately compensate victims for their losses. Do not hire just any personal injury lawyer, however. It is important to take the...
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September 16, 2020 in

What Is the Difference Between Compensatory Damages and Punitive Damages?

When somebody else’s negligence, intent to harm or reckless disregard for the safety of others gives you a personal injury, the at-fault party may owe you financial compensation. The word for money awarded to a victim in a personal injury claim is damages. The courts in Arizona divide damages into two key categories: compensatory...
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September 9, 2020 in

10 Factors That Impact the Value of Your Personal Injury Case

A personal injury does not have to put you in significant financial debt. Filing a personal injury case in Phoenix could lead to compensation from a negligent party that reimburses you for all the out-of-pocket costs you spent on accident recovery. You could also receive an award for intangible losses such as pain and...
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August 26, 2020 in

Is it Worth it to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

No one anticipates becoming the plaintiff of a personal injury claim in Arizona. Accidents are unexpected; they catch victims off-guard, often at the worst possible times in life. If the worst does happen, take the right steps toward protecting yourself and recovering fair compensation for your damages. One of these steps might be hiring...
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August 24, 2020 in

How Much Is My Personal Injury Claim Worth?

If someone else’s negligence gave you a serious personal injury, it is natural to wonder what your lawsuit against the at-fault party could be worth. The value of your claim can help you plan your future. The worth of a personal injury claim in Arizona can depend on many factors, including a jury’s interpretation...
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