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What is a Felony?

In criminal law, a felony is considered to be the most serious type of violent and non-violent criminal offense. If a person is convicted of a felony, he or she will likely suffer significant legal consequences and reduced rights as a U.S. citizen. If… Read More

Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

Many injured workers depend on the benefits from their employers’ workers’ compensation insurance to pay for costly medical treatment and compensation for the wages they lost from missing work. Unfortunately, obtaining these benefits is not always easy. If… Read More

Can I Receive Social Security Disability Benefits for My Depression?

Depression is an emotional disorder that causes people to feel perpetually sad, inadequate and helpless. Severe cases of depression can be disabling and may qualify a person suffering from such a crippling disorder to file a claim for Social Security… Read More

What You Need to Know About Arizona’s Wage Theft Laws

Wage theft occurs when an employer fails to pay a worker for the time he or she has worked. In Arizona, employers are required to follow state and federal laws governing how much employees are paid and when they are to be paid. If your employer has failed… Read More

5 Tips for Summer Driving Safety

As the number of motorists sharing Arizona’s roadways increases in the summertime, you should be prepared to drive safely to avoid a serious auto accident. To ensure your safety and the safety of other motorists and passengers sharing the roadway, the… Read More

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

For the last 50 years, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) has provided valuable protection for workers over the age of 40 from workplace discrimination. However, older employees still consistently report higher incidences of discrimination,… Read More

Proton Pump Inhibitors Tied to Higher Risk of Death

A new study has shown that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a type of drug commonly used to treat heartburn, can increase a user’s risk of death by 25 percent. The Phillips Law Group’s dedicated Phoenix defective drug attorneys want you to know the risks… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

Recovering from an injury caused by another’s negligence can be difficult for a victim and his or her loved ones. Serious injuries often amount to large financial losses in the form of medical bills, lost wages and other expenses. For this reason, hiring… Read More

What You Need to Know About Arizona’s New Paid Sick Leave Law

On July 1, a provision of Proposition 206 will go into effect that requires employers in Arizona to provide their employees with mandatory earned paid sick leave. As Proposition 206, or the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, takes effect, the concept… Read More

Appealing a Workers’ Compensation Decision

If your workers’ compensation claim was denied, you must appeal the decision to receive the benefits you need. Unfortunately, the appeals process can be complicated and difficult to navigate on your own. Having an experienced Phoenix workers’ compensation… Read More

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