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The Rights of Tipped Employees

Many Arizona workers who receive more than $30 in tips per month are considered tipped employees, which may include waiting staff, bartenders and cleaning staff. The rights of tipped employees are more complicated than those paid a straight hourly wage… Read More

Why Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer?

Truck accidents can result in traumatic injuries with long-term consequences. These accidents may also be more complicated than the average car accident, and often require an attorney who is experienced in transportation and common carrier laws. An attorney… Read More

When You Should Hire a Disability Lawyer

If you are filing a disability claim or are in the process of appealing a denial, consulting with a disability attorney may increase your chances of successfully receiving compensation. An experienced disability attorney can assist you with your claim… Read More

How to File a Worker’s Compensation Claim in Arizona

Arizona workers who have been injured at work or have developed work-related illnesses have the right to file for worker’s compensation, which can pay for related medical expenses and lost wages. Most employers carry worker’s compensation insurance to… Read More

More Than 1,600 Wrong-Way Incidents Reported in Arizona

There have been more than 1,600 incidents of drivers traveling in the wrong lane reported to Arizona law enforcement officials in 2016, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS). Of the 1,600 reported incidents of wrong-way driving,… Read More

FAQs about Criminal Law

The Phillips Law Group criminal defense attorneys provide experienced representation for those facing criminal charges. It is important to remember that even if you have been arrested and charged for a crime, that does not mean a guilty conviction. Dealing… Read More

Premises Liability Basics

In most states, premises liability laws require property owners to take reasonable care in maintaining their properties and state that they can be held responsible for any injuries that occur as a result of their negligence. Premises liability is often… Read More

Drowsy Driving Increases Accident Risks

A report released by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that drivers who sleep less than the recommended seven hours a night greatly increase their risk of being in a car accident. The findings are a cause for concern as traffic fatalities have… Read More

How to File a Workplace Discrimination Complaint in Arizona

Not only is it illegal to for an employer to discriminate against a worker in Arizona, but employers can also be held legally accountable for their discriminatory actions. Arizona law protects employees from discrimination by their employers regarding… Read More

Arizona Ranks Among the Nation’s Top 10 Worst Drivers

Arizona has tied with Alabama as having the eighth worst drivers in the U.S., according to an annual study conducted by carinsurancecomparison.com. The study uses data collected from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety… Read More

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