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Can a Third Party Be Liable for My Workplace Injury?

Employees injured at work may not be able to sue their employer since they are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. However, this does not prevent an employee from holding a third-party liable for causing him or her harm while on the job. If another… Read More

Most Dangerous Roads in Phoenix for Pedestrian Accidents

The Arizona Department of Transportation has released its latest Pedestrian Action Safety Plan, which compiles statistics about pedestrian accidents that occur in the state. It reports that a higher number of pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle crashes… Read More

Arizona Among the Deadliest States for Pedestrians

Pedestrians do not have the same protection as those in a motor vehicle when involved in an accident. Vehicle versus pedestrian collisions often result in severe or deadly injuries for the pedestrian. According to a new report released by the Governors… Read More

Ways to Avoid Blind Spot Motorcycle Accidents

Blind spots are particularly dangerous for motorcyclists because their bikes are much smaller than passenger cars and are more difficult to see. When a motorist is unable to see a motorcyclist in his or her blind spot, a collision can occur, which can… Read More

How Defective Tires Can Lead to a Product Liability Claim

Defective tires can lead to claims of product liability when there is evidence of negligence or a breach in the duty of care owed by the manufacturer. When suffering from bodily harm in an accident caused by defective tires, Arizona product liability… Read More

Can I Still File a Lawsuit After Accepting a Settlement?

The majority of personal injury claims end in a settlement in which the insurance company enters into an agreement with you for the injuries you have suffered. The amount of compensation you receive is usually limited to the settlement amount, even if… Read More

What Are Total Disability Individual Unemployability Benefits?

When veterans are no longer able to work or obtain gainful employment due to a service-connected medical condition that is not rated at 100 percent, they may qualify for individual unemployability (IU) benefits, also known as total disability based on… Read More

How to Prevent Medication Errors

Prescribing or administering the wrong medication can be catastrophic and lead to injury, illness, disability and even death. Most medication errors can be prevented if physicians and pharmacists adhere to proper procedures and protocol. There are several… Read More

Determining the Value of My Truck Accident Claim

Truck accidents are often serious and can result in significant injuries. Many of these claims are settled before trial. However, it is important for accident victims to understand the value of their claim before accepting a settlement offer. Our Phoenix… Read More

Reducing Falls in Nursing Home Facilities

Falls are the leading cause of death for individuals age 65 and older. The death rate for seniors has increased by 30 percent between 2007 and 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Every year, three million older people… Read More

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