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December 8, 2020 in

What Is Vicarious Liability in Arizona?

Vicarious liability is a legal doctrine your personal injury case in Arizona may involve if you have grounds to hold someone else responsible for the actions of another person. If a child damaged your property, for example, you may have a case against his or her parents. Understanding the legal theory of vicarious liability...
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November 23, 2020 in

How Is Fault Determined in a Multi-Vehicle Accident?

Not all car accidents are simple two-car collisions. Many involve multiple vehicles, such as three-car collisions or pileups. A car accident involving multiple vehicles will be more difficult to understand from a legal perspective. Knowing who is liable for your medical bills and property repairs may take assistance from a car accident lawyer in...
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November 20, 2020 in

What Is an Expert Witness in a Car Accident Case?

An expert witness can be invaluable during a car accident case in Arizona. Expert witnesses can provide key information about a critical aspect of a case, such as a plaintiff’s injuries. If you have serious injuries from a car accident in Phoenix, you could benefit from hiring an expert witness to testify on your...
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November 18, 2020 in

What Records to Gather After a Car Accident

As the injured party or plaintiff during a car accident claim in Arizona, the burden of proof will rest with you. It will be your responsibility to prove the other party’s liability for your injuries and losses. Meeting this burden of proof requires fulfilling the evidentiary standard: enough evidence to prove the defendant more...
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November 16, 2020 in

October 2020 Product Recalls

Product recalls are important to keep track of as a consumer in Arizona. A recalled product has a known defect that could present a serious injury risk to you or your child. Every day, the Consumer Product Safety Commission posts the latest product recalls. If any of the items on October 2020’s list injured...
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November 12, 2020 in

Should I Sign a Release After My Car Accident?

If you are in a car accident that you did not cause, you may know you are entitled to compensation for your injuries and property repairs. In Arizona, the auto insurance company of the at-fault driver will be responsible for paying for your losses. It can be difficult, however, to know how to protect...
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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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October 21, 2020 in

What Compensation Can I Get After a Car Accident?

A car accident in Phoenix can disrupt your life in many ways. While a financial award will not solve all of your problems, it can help you move forward with greater peace of mind. In Arizona, the driver or party that caused your car accident will be responsible for your damages. The compensation you...
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