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Phillips Law Obtains Million Dollar Verdict

Phillips Law Group would like to congratulate Timothy Tonkin, supervising lawyer, on winning another million dollar settlement on behalf of an injured client. A police officer hired the firm after he was injured following a routine stop of a school bus.… Read More

New Arizona Ride-Sharing Law Regulates Uber & Lyft

Uber and Lyft, California-based technology companies that link private drivers and passengers across America, are now fully regulated in Arizona. After serious debate and consideration, the Arizona legislature finally provided a bill that Governor Doug… Read More

$300,000 Reward Offered 20 Years After Train Derailment Accident

On Friday, April 10, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) will be announcing a $5,000 increase to a monetary award that would lead to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for a 1995 train derailment in Arizona. The reward, now up… Read More

Powdered Alcohol Is Being Legalized

Just add water and stir. Powdered alcohol is stirring up some mixed emotions. Some people feel the product is ingenious, others say it's irresponsible. Palcohol is the brand name for a new product: powdered alcohol. The product is marketed as an ounce… Read More

Who Pays For Uber and Lyft Insurance?

Uber and Lyft, the popular ride-sharing apps that permit private car owners to shuttle passengers for pay, are both challenging local, state and federal auto and insurance regulations. The two California-based technology companies are besieged by lawsuits… Read More

Arizona DOT Urges Drivers to Slow Down for National Work Zone Awareness Week

As part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, the Arizona Department of Transportation is urging drivers to avoid distractions and slow down near work zones. Highway workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country with more than 500 people… Read More

President Obama Vows to Investigate Phoenix VA Hospital

The President briefed the country Wednesday about the growing controversy centered around the Phoenix VA Hospital. For the past month, allegations have been swirling accusing the Phoenix VA of widespread impropriety and maintaining secret waiting lists… Read More

New Investigation Claims Veterans Are Not Receiving Adequate, Timely Medical Care

In 2009, President Obama gave a speech on military veterans and noted that too many wounded warriors go without the care that they need. Too many veterans don't receive the support that they've earned. Too many who once wore our nation's uniform now sleep… Read More

Phillips Law Group is a Member of AAJ Leaders Forum

Phillips Law Group is pleased to announce that the firm is a member of the American Association for Justices Leaders Forum of 2014. This exclusive forum membership is bestowed on attorneys who are committed to defending a strong civil justice system and… Read More

Gay Rights Activists File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Arizona's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A second lawsuit challenging Arizona's same-sex marriage ban was filed on Thursday, claiming the state's statute and constitution violate federal equal protection laws. The suit was filed by seven Arizona same-sex couples and the surviving spouses of… Read More

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