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Paradise Camp Fire Has Caused More Than 60 Deaths; More Than 600 People Missing

As deputies, National Guard troops and coroners continue searching for human remains, the death toll from the Paradise Camp fire in California has increased to more than 60 people. The number of missing people has also increased to 631. The fire that… Read More

Why a Flu Misdiagnosis May Be Considered Medical Malpractice

Every year, thousands of people get the flu. However, doctors may still misdiagnose this condition as a cold, pneumonia or other medical condition. When a condition is misdiagnosed, a patient can miss out on important treatments. Additionally, he or she… Read More

Minimizing Choking Accidents in Nursing Homes

Choking hazards in nursing homes can affect loved ones when the staff has inadequate training and is unaware of how to prevent these situations from occurring. Through proper training, it is possible to protect the safety of loved ones and minimize the… Read More

Common Workplace Accidents in Workers' Compensation Cases

According to the National Safety Council, a worker is injured every seven seconds on the job. The types of injuries sustained are often life-changing, keeping workers away from their jobs. There are many types of workplace accidents that cause workers… Read More

USC Reaches $215 Million Settlement in Sexual Abuse Case

Last Friday, the University of Southern California (USC) agreed to pay $215 million in damages after dozens of patients filed lawsuits accusing longtime campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexual abuse. The settlement would provide at least $2,500… Read More

Safety Tips to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

A large percentage of all reported motorcycle accidents result in serious injury or death, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Motorcycles do not offer the level of safety protection that passenger vehicles do, making… Read More

Things You Should Know About Drunk Driving Accidents

Arizona highways are flooded with tourist and local traffic, and car accidents are commonplace when people are distracted, attempt to speed through rush-hour traffic, or speed excessively in zones where slower speeds are mandatory. What makes an already… Read More

Arizona-Based Meat Processing Plant Recalls Beef Over Salmonella Outbreak

More than 6.5 million pounds of raw beef products has been recalled today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) due to an outbreak of salmonella. The recall was issued after JBS Tolleson Inc., an Arizona-based… Read More

What You Should Know About Product Liability Laws in Arizona

Manufacturers and other parties that bring goods into the market have the legal responsibility to exercise due care to ensure the product is not defective and is safe to use. However, every year defective products make their way into consumers’ homes… Read More

What Is the Appeals Process for Social Security Disability?

If your claim for Social Security Disability benefits has been denied, you have the right to appeal this initial decision. There are several levels of the appeals process you may pursue. Our skilled Phoenix Social Security Disability lawyers at Phillips… Read More

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