In 2016, 3,390 people were killed in fires in the U.S., including 2,800 deaths that involved residential structure fires, according to the American Burn Association (ABA).
Although some fires are accidental, many structure fires are caused by negligence,… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Jan 29, 2018 in Auto Accidents
Although insurance companies may try to use pre-existing injuries as justification to deny claims, accident victims often have the right to pursue compensation against the at-fault party even if they had a pre-existing injury.
The Phoenix auto accident… Read More
If you have been waiting months to hear back about your Social Security Disability claim, you may need to contact the Social Security Administration (SSA) to learn about your claim’s status. Although a representative from the SSA may be able to provide… Read More
Nursing home residents depend on staff members and caregivers to help them daily tasks, which makes them highly susceptible to abuse and neglect. If your loved one is currently residing in a nursing home, you should know how to report abuse or neglect… Read More
Morenci, AZ: Three third-grade students from Metcalf Elementary were physically assaulted by their teacher, Mrs. Lundeen, on December 14, 2017. Two male students had their heads ‘slammed’ into their desk; one student has visible bruises and a raised… Read More
There are several state and federal laws in Arizona that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of an employee’s or applicant’s race. This includes discrimination related to hiring, terminating pay, job assignments, training and other terms and… Read More
Medical malpractice can occur in every field of medicine, can involve the negligence of medical staff or the hospital, and can result in victims suffering serious injuries or death.
If you believe you have suffered a medical malpractice injury, do not… Read More
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based program that pays monthly benefits to blind, disabled, or elderly individuals over the age of 65.
However, to qualify for SSI, you must earn a limited income and own very few assets. This means any… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Dec 27, 2017 in Auto Accidents
In a car accident involving more than two vehicles, determining fault can be challenging. In these situations, one or more drivers could be liable for your injuries.
If you were injured in a car accident involving multiple vehicles, do not hesitate to… Read More
Hazards in the workplace can lead to the development of occupational diseases that impact a person’s everyday life and ability to work.
If an employee develops an injury or disease because of conditions found in his or her work environment, the employee… Read More