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January 20, 2021 in

What Is a Medical Lien on a Personal Injury Case?

One of the many new terms you may encounter during a personal injury case in Arizona is a medical lien. A medical lien is a claim that another party has to a portion of your settlement or jury verdict. It specifically describes a claim a medical provider, hospital or health insurance company has for...
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January 18, 2021 in

December 2020 Product Recalls

December is one of the biggest months of the year for the purchase of consumer goods. Unfortunately, not all of these goods are safe for use. The Consumer Product Safety Commission released 28 recalls in the month of December 2020. Review the highlights here to make sure your home is free from dangerous or...
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January 15, 2021 in

How to Prove Lost Wages in a Personal Injury Case

If you get injured in an accident, you most likely have to take time off work to recover. You may miss a few days while seeking medical treatment, or a few months if a serious injury prevents you from performing the critical tasks of your job. If your injury is disabling, you may never...
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January 13, 2021 in

When to Hire a Truck Accident Attorney in Phoenix

Getting into a truck accident can lead to serious consequences, such as life-changing injuries and thousands of dollars in medical bills. You may be able to recover the costs of your accident and move forward without help from an attorney, especially if your injuries were minor. In certain scenarios, however, it will be in...
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January 11, 2021 in

What to Do If You Are Injured in a Truck Accident

Truck accidents occur often in Arizona. As commercial trucks make their way across the country, they often use I-10 and I-8 in Arizona. In 2018 alone, large truck accidents in the US caused more than 112,000 injuries and 4,800 deaths, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. If you get injured in a...
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December 23, 2020 in

Will a Pre-Existing Condition Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

In personal injury law, a pre-existing condition is a health problem or injury a plaintiff had before the accident occurred. A pre-existing condition may come up during a claim to damages if the insurance company tries to deny benefits with the reason that the client already had the injuries claimed. If you have a...
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December 21, 2020 in

Who Is Liable for a Self-Driving Car Accident?

Self-driving car accidents have become more common throughout the US as more of these vehicles are manufactured and sold. Self-driving cars use some level of autonomy to operate themselves, either partially or fully. Lack of human driver control has led to confusion over who is liable for a self-driving car accident. The answer will...
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December 18, 2020 in

How Is Fault Determined in a Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle accidents can be deadly for riders. A motorcyclist can suffer life-threatening head, brain, spinal cord or organ injuries in a collision. In 2019 alone, 170 victims in Arizona lost their lives and 2,235 were injured in motorcycle accidents. Understanding how insurance companies determine fault for a motorcycle accident could help you recover compensation...
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December 16, 2020 in

November 2020 Product Recalls

Every year, serious product defects injure and kill thousands of consumers. Product defects are mistakes in the item’s design, manufacture or marketing. If a company discovers a product defect, it must issue a recall. If a recalled item from November 2020’s list injured you or a loved one, contact a Phoenix product liability lawyer...
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December 14, 2020 in

How to Prove Emotional Distress in a Personal Injury Claim?

An injury can cause more than just physical damage. Most victims also experience substantial mental, psychological and emotional harm from serious accidents. In Arizona, injured victims can seek financial compensation for emotional distress as a category of noneconomic damages. If you plan on seeking compensation for this type of loss, however, you or your...
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