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How Long Before My Workers’ Compensation Benefits Begin?

Workplace injuries can be expensive for an injured employee, who may face costly medical expenses and suffer financially from lost wages due to his or her condition. The starting point for when workers’ compensation benefits are provided is often unique… Read More

Arizona Plans to Execute New Wrong-Way Driving Detection System

After the seventh wrong-way accident involving injuries or fatalities in Arizona so far this year, renewed focus is being placed on efforts to prevent wrong way drivers. Last week, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) announced plans to install… Read More

Tips for Handling Insurance Companies

If you were injured in an accident, it is important that you file a report with your insurance provider as soon as you are able. Although an insurance provider is meant to help you after an accident, it will assign an adjuster to evaluate your claim. The… Read More

I Slipped and Fell: Do I Have a Case?

A slip and fall accident occurs when someone becomes injured after falling on another’s property due to the presence of hazardous conditions. Property owners are obligated to ensure the safety of guests and visitors on their premises and may be held… Read More

Distracted Driving Awareness Month Begins

Distracted driving has become an all too common habit among U.S. drivers. As the number of auto-related fatalities increased to the highest reported number in nearly a decade, traffic safety advocates are raising concerns over the public’s dangerous… Read More

Unpaid Breaks vs. Paid Breaks for Employees

Most workers in Arizona are accustomed to having breaks throughout the workday. While employees may view breaks as a right they are entitled to, employers are not required to provide time off during the workday. However, if an employer chooses to provide… Read More

Two Fatal Car Accidents Within One Hour on the Same Phoenix Road

Three people have died, including a seven-year-old boy, after two separate traffic collisions that involved multiple vehicles on 43rd Ave. in Phoenix on Sunday.  The Phoenix Police Department is investigating both incidences and believe either speed… Read More

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

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