What to Do if Your Child Was Injured In An Auto Accident?

Often a question that I am asked is what happens when my son/daughter was injured and it was not my child’s fault? On the front end I would handle your child’s claim much like any other injury claim.  You will likely take your child to his/her doctor.  When your child is fully healed and his/her doctor…

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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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Injured By An Elevator?

An odd question you may not hear often is were you injured by an elevator?  Believe it or not it does happen, and in some cases proving the that the owner of the building is at fault may not be as difficult as one may believe.  There is a concept in law known as Res…

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Victims of Afluenza Teen File Personal Injury Lawsuit

The parents of Sergio Molina filed a personal injury lawsuit against Ethan Couch, his parents and Cleburne Metal Works (parents’ company).  Sergio (17) suffered a traumatic brain injury in the accident which resulted in the deaths of four people.  As you recall a Texas Juvenile Judge recently sentenced  Ethan Church, the at fault driver, to…

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Holiday Party Liability Precautions

It is that time of year again, whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or Festivas (for those of you who are Seinfeld fans), everyone is likely to attend some sort of holiday party.  Whether the holiday party is work sponsored or group of friends it is prudent to take steps for the party  host to…

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In Personal Injury Actions Treating Physicians Not Entitled To Expert Witness Fees, Sort Of

In the recent decision of Sanchez v Gama, the Arizona’s Division One overturned what some consider a long standing custom allowing treating physicians in a personal injury action to require payment of professional fees when testifying.  That is, if either party calls the treating physician to testify regarding the physicians opinion formed during Plaintiff’s treatment, the physician…

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Issues Recall of Tea Kettle

According to the recall, steam can travel up the handle or water can spill from the spout resulting in a serious burn injury to the consumer.  Additionally, the aluminum bottom can potentially melt to the stove top and pose another burn injury.  Chefmate® sold the item exclusively through Target Stores, both in store and online.  According…

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