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Why Your Workers' Compensation Claim Could be Disputed

Workers’ compensation claims can be disputed for several reasons. For those who have to deal with a disputed claim, it may be necessary to take legal action to obtain the benefits you deserve. There are many reasons that insurance companies representing… Read More

Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes is More Common than Previously Believed

A CNN investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against residents of nursing homes revealed that the problem is far more prevalent than originally thought. More than 16,000 claims of sexual abuse against residents of nursing homes and assisted living… Read More

AAA Survey Reveals Self-Driving Cars Make U.S. Drivers Feel Unsafe

A new report from AAA revealed that while many U.S. drivers desire autonomous technologies in their new vehicle, the majority still feel uneasy about sharing the road with a self-driving car. Auto safety experts have routinely praised innovative technologies,… Read More

Study Reveals Long-Term Use of PPIs Is Linked to Kidney Damage

A recent study has linked proton pump inhibitor (PPIs), medications used to suppress heartburn and acid reflux disease, to increased risk of kidney damage. The five-year study, published in Kidney International, looked at 125,596 patients prescribed… Read More

2016 Experienced the Largest Number of Auto Deaths Since 2007

According to preliminary figures from the National Safety Council (NSC), an estimated 40,000 people were killed in fatal auto accidents in 2016, marking a six percent increase from the previous year and a 14 percent rise since 2014. 2016 displayed the… Read More

Millennials Rated as Worst Generation of Drivers by AAA Study

A study published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that millennials, ages 19 to 24-years-old, are the age group most likely to engage in poor driving habits. AAA researchers analyzed several generations of drivers and their likelihood… Read More

Arizona Rated One of the Most Dangerous States for Drivers

Arizona has been rated as one of the worst states in the U.S. for driver and passenger protection due to the lack of traffic safety laws. The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (AHAS), a consumer-based group, released its annual Roadmap Report of… Read More

Arizona Bill Hopes to Ban Teens from Using Electronic Devices while Driving

An Arizona Senate committee has approved a bill that would ban teens from using electronic devices while driving during the first six months after acquiring a driver's license. Senate Bill 1080 is Arizona's latest attempt at a small step toward banning… Read More

New Study Ranks Arizona Drivers as the Most Aggressive in U.S.

Two of Arizona’s cities, Phoenix and Tucson, have been named as the leading cities with the most aggressive drivers in the U.S. The findings were reported in a study conducted by Automatic, a San Francisco-based connected car company. Automatic concluded… Read More

Proposed Bill to Change Drug and Alcohol Testing after Severe Traffic Accidents Gains Political Support

A proposed Arizona bill that would change alcohol and drug testing procedures has gained recent Senate support. An Arizona state Senate committee has voted unanimously in favor of Senate Bill 1054, known as “Joe’s Law.” The proposed bill would require… Read More

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