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When Can You Collect Unemployment or Workers’ Compensation in AZ?

According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 44 percent of Arizona’s workers are not currently employed. In fact, Arizona ranks in the bottom ten U.S. states for percentage of workers who are gainfully employed. Many… Read More

Arizona has the Most Dangerous Railroad Crossings in the U.S.

According to data released yesterday by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Phoenix tops the list of U.S. cities with the most dangerous railroad crossings. Because Glendale also made the list, Arizona is the only state in the country to have more… Read More

Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident Leaves AZ Woman Fighting for Her Life

A tragic hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian has left a Tempe woman battling serious, life-threatening injuries. According to officers from the Tempe Police Department (TPD), the accident occurred at the intersection of Priest Drive and Broadway… Read More

Arizona’s Lax Texting-and-Driving Rules Targeted During Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which has prompted safety advocates and local law enforcement officers to bring awareness to Arizona’s dangerously lenient rules regarding distracted driving. Currently, there are no bans on using cellphones… Read More

Two More Deaths Linked to Defective Takata Airbags Despite Recall Efforts

In the United States alone, a total of 11 innocent victims have lost their lives due to defective Takata airbags, as two recent deaths have been linked to the faulty product. Last month, a 17-year-old high school student from Richmond, Texas, died after… Read More

Honda Quietly Requested Takata Airbag Design Change in 2009

In recent months, faulty Takata airbags have spurred the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. Last week, it was discovered that Honda requested the airbags be redesigned in 2009, after they were linked to four deaths. However, Honda never reported… Read More

Wrong-way Crash Injures Five Despite Preventative Efforts

A wrong-way collision Sunday morning has local officials concerned that recent safety incentives may not be enough to decrease the rising number of such accidents in the Phoenix area. Five people were injured in Sunday’s crash, including three children,… Read More

Phoenix Driver Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash in Glendale

While impairment was not a factor in yesterday’s fatal crash in Glendale, police are still investigating the possibility that distracted driving may have contributed to the accident. Shortly before 7:30 a.m., the driver of a Lexus made a left-hand turn… Read More

History of Falls Increases Accident Risk Among Older Drivers

According to a new study conducted by the AAA Foundation, older drivers who have experienced one or more falling episodes are more likely to crash their vehicles, as opposed to motorists in the same age group who have not experienced a fall. Because… Read More

Johnson & Johnson Announces Several Morcellator Lawsuit Settlements

Over the past few months, Johnson & Johnson has settled nearly 70 lawsuits regarding its laparoscopic power morcellator surgical device. The device was discontinued in 2014 after hundreds of women developed a previously undiagnosed cancer that was caused… Read More

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