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I Slipped and Fell: Do I Have a Case?

A slip and fall accident occurs when someone becomes injured after falling on another’s property due to the presence of hazardous conditions. Property owners are obligated to ensure the safety of guests and visitors on their premises and may be held… Read More

Distracted Driving Awareness Month Begins

Distracted driving has become an all too common habit among U.S. drivers. As the number of auto-related fatalities increased to the highest reported number in nearly a decade, traffic safety advocates are raising concerns over the public’s dangerous… Read More

Unpaid Breaks vs. Paid Breaks for Employees

Most workers in Arizona are accustomed to having breaks throughout the workday. While employees may view breaks as a right they are entitled to, employers are not required to provide time off during the workday. However, if an employer chooses to provide… Read More

Two Fatal Car Accidents Within One Hour on the Same Phoenix Road

Three people have died, including a seven-year-old boy, after two separate traffic collisions that involved multiple vehicles on 43rd Ave. in Phoenix on Sunday.  The Phoenix Police Department is investigating both incidences and believe either speed… Read More

Why Your Workers' Compensation Claim Could be Disputed

Workers’ compensation claims can be disputed for several reasons. For those who have to deal with a disputed claim, it may be necessary to take legal action to obtain the benefits you deserve. There are many reasons that insurance companies representing… Read More

Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes is More Common than Previously Believed

A CNN investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against residents of nursing homes revealed that the problem is far more prevalent than originally thought. More than 16,000 claims of sexual abuse against residents of nursing homes and assisted living… Read More

AAA Survey Reveals Self-Driving Cars Make U.S. Drivers Feel Unsafe

A new report from AAA revealed that while many U.S. drivers desire autonomous technologies in their new vehicle, the majority still feel uneasy about sharing the road with a self-driving car. Auto safety experts have routinely praised innovative technologies,… Read More

Study Reveals Long-Term Use of PPIs Is Linked to Kidney Damage

A recent study has linked proton pump inhibitor (PPIs), medications used to suppress heartburn and acid reflux disease, to increased risk of kidney damage. The five-year study, published in Kidney International, looked at 125,596 patients prescribed… Read More

2016 Experienced the Largest Number of Auto Deaths Since 2007

According to preliminary figures from the National Safety Council (NSC), an estimated 40,000 people were killed in fatal auto accidents in 2016, marking a six percent increase from the previous year and a 14 percent rise since 2014. 2016 displayed the… Read More

Millennials Rated as Worst Generation of Drivers by AAA Study

A study published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that millennials, ages 19 to 24-years-old, are the age group most likely to engage in poor driving habits. AAA researchers analyzed several generations of drivers and their likelihood… Read More

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