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National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

More than 2.8 million traumatic brain injuries occurred in the U.S. in 2013, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). September is National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time when it is especially… Read More

Signs and Risks of Psychological Abuse in Nursing Homes

Nursing homes are charged with caring for elderly patients when their families are not able to. However, when a nursing home fails to protect its residents due to negligence or an abusive staff member, it may be held liable for the victim's injures. Nursing… Read More

Understanding Informed Consent in Medical Malpractice Cases

Health care providers are responsible for obtaining your informed consent before any form of medical care is given. This includes informing you of the benefits and risks involved in your treatment or procedure.   If a health care provider fails to obtain… Read More

Seven Killed in Bus Crash on the Way to Phoenix

Seven people have been killed and numerous others injured in a fatal bus accident on Thursday afternoon. According to the New Mexico State Police, the crash occurred on Interstate 40 near the town of Thoreau, New Mexico, along the Arizona border. Shortly… Read More

5 Main Causes of Motorcycle Crashes

Riding a motorcycle can be a thrilling, yet dangerous experience. The chances of sustaining serious and disabling injuries are increased for motorcyclists compared to other types of accidents on the roadway.  In 2017, there were 2,907 motorcycle accidents… Read More

An Overview of Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries occur in many different types of accidents which may result in devasting and debilitating injuries. Victims may lose the ability to take care of themselves, perform daily tasks, be able to work, or simply enjoy a sense of normalcy. If… Read More

What Are the Stages of a Criminal Case for Felonies?

Felonies are considered the most serious types of offenses in criminal law. They include such offenses as murder, drug crimes, theft crimes and other severe offenses where the possible penalties are life-changing. The legal stages of a felony case are… Read More

Workers' Compensation for Burn Injuries

The World Health Organization estimates that 180,000 deaths occur each year due to burns, with burn injuries often occurring in the workplace. If you suffered a burn injury while at work or while performing work-related duties, the Phoenix workers’ compensation… Read More

Who Can Be Held Liable for My Defective Product Injury?

As a consumer, you have access to a great number of products on a daily basis and expect these products to work as promised. However, dangerous and defective products can still be released on the market due to defects in design, manufacturing or marketing.… Read More

Do I Qualify for Disability Benefits After a Car Crash?

If you have been injured as result of a car accident, you may qualify to obtain Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits to help cover expenses for your injuries. Our Phoenix Social Security Disability lawyers can help you pursue benefits… Read More

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