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Over-the-Air Updates May Change NHTSA Auto Recall Procedures

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is considering making changes to its procedures involving auto safety recalls due to the rise of over-the-air update technology in new vehicles. The NHTSA’s consideration to re-evaluate its procedures… Read More

Volkswagen to Plead Guilty to Criminal Charges and Pay $4.3 Billion Settlement

Volkswagen has announced that the company will plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion in penalties, the largest fine issued against an automaker in U.S. history. Volkswagen lied to consumers and government regulators in a 10-year long… Read More

Commonly Asked Questions about Arizona's New Minimum Wage

Arizona increased the state’s minimum wage from $8.05 to $10 per hour on Jan. 1, 2017 after voters passed Proposition 206 during the November general election. To address questions or concerns regarding Arizona’s new law, the state’s Industrial Commission… Read More

The Rights of Tipped Employees

Many Arizona workers who receive more than $30 in tips per month are considered tipped employees, which may include waiting staff, bartenders and cleaning staff. The rights of tipped employees are more complicated than those paid a straight hourly wage… Read More

Why Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer?

Truck accidents can result in traumatic injuries with long-term consequences. These accidents may also be more complicated than the average car accident, and often require an attorney who is experienced in transportation and common carrier laws. An attorney… Read More

When You Should Hire a Disability Lawyer

If you are filing a disability claim or are in the process of appealing a denial, consulting with a disability attorney may increase your chances of successfully receiving compensation. An experienced disability attorney can assist you with your claim… Read More

How to File a Worker’s Compensation Claim in Arizona

Arizona workers who have been injured at work or have developed work-related illnesses have the right to file for worker’s compensation, which can pay for related medical expenses and lost wages. Most employers carry worker’s compensation insurance to… Read More

More Than 1,600 Wrong-Way Incidents Reported in Arizona

There have been more than 1,600 incidents of drivers traveling in the wrong lane reported to Arizona law enforcement officials in 2016, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS). Of the 1,600 reported incidents of wrong-way driving,… Read More

FAQs about Criminal Law

The Phillips Law Group criminal defense attorneys provide experienced representation for those facing criminal charges. It is important to remember that even if you have been arrested and charged for a crime, that does not mean a guilty conviction. Dealing… Read More

Premises Liability Basics

In most states, premises liability laws require property owners to take reasonable care in maintaining their properties and state that they can be held responsible for any injuries that occur as a result of their negligence. Premises liability is often… Read More

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