Arizona Appelate Court News
Arizona Defines Dwelling Under Arizona's Anti-Deficiency Statute, Does Your Home Qualify For Protection Under Arizona's Anti-Deficiency Statue?
Recently the Arizona Supreme Court narrowed the definition of dwelling under Arizona’s anti-deficiency statute. As the Court acknowledged the meaning of dwelling varied throughout case law interpreting Arizona’s anti-deficiency statute. Previously the Court had defined dwelling to mean to be the purpose or use of building for human abode, that the structure is wholly or partially…Read More
Who Is Responsible For A Dog Bite?
Who is responsible for a dog bite? Under Arizona law, an owner of a dog is strictly liable (absent provocation) for injuries his/her dog causes when the victim is on public property or is lawfully on private property. Arizona law defines an owner as “any person keeping an animal other than livestock for more than…Read More
To Allow Interest or Not Allow Interest In A Personal Injury Case?
Although it may sound Shakespearean, the question to allow interest or not allow interest in a personal injury case is not so dramatic. Or is it? Whether to allow pre-judgment interest is only the first question the Courts had to answer in determining whether a Plaintiff is entitled to pre-judgment interest as a sanction under…Read More
Why Arizona Law Firms Need Outside Collection Attorneys
There are many advantages to hiring outside collection attorneys to collect receivables owed to your law firm. For instance, if your firm does not engage in collections or civil litigation, it may not be equipped to handle the litigation. Also, if the client is already not paying their bill because they are mad, they are…Read More