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New Year Equals New Laws: Some New Laws for 2019

New Year Equals New Laws: Some New Laws for 2019 Every new year brings a new set of laws into effect.  Arizona will see the minimum wage increase to $11.00 per hour, this is the third increase of a scheduled four.  In addition when you register your vehicle in 2019, you will see new fee…

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Could Arizona Have A No Texting While Driving Law?

[tm_pb_section admin_label=”section”][tm_pb_row admin_label=”row”][tm_pb_column type=”1_2″][tm_pb_text admin_label=”Text” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]     Arizona is one of only three states not to have a statute banning texting and driving.  The legislature has introduced some variation of an anti-texting law ten times, but each time it failed.  This session the Senate is considering SB 1261 a full ban…

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Raising Arizona's Minimum Limits Coverages

For forty plus years Arizona’s minimum limits for auto insurance have been 15,000/30,000/10,000.  What this means that each owner of an automobile is to carry insurance that will pay up to $15,000.00 in personal injury damages to per person injured in an accident due to driver’s fault.  If the driver injures multiple parties the $30,000 represents…

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Gov. Brewer Signs Bill Prohibiting the Vexatious Litigant.

In a move to eliminate the repeat and abusive pro se litigant (vexatious litigant)  from bringing constant CIVIL lawsuits, the Governor signed H.B. 2021.  The new law will provide certain criteria for determining if an individual pro se litigant is a vexatious litigant and prohibits vexatious litigants from taking certain action without leave of Court.…

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Quick Update On Early Days Of Legislature

Quick Update On Early Days Of Legislature. A bill that would do away with absolute immunity for medical malpractice witnesses failed in committee.  Additionally a bill that would tie automobile insurance coverage to the vehicle itself and not the driver failed in committee.

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