Personal Injury Blog Posts

Tips for Handling Insurance Companies

If you were injured in an accident, it is important that you file a report with your insurance provider as soon as you are able. Although an insurance provider is meant to help you after an accident, it will assign an adjuster to evaluate your claim. The… Read More

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

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

Preventable Deaths Reach Highest Level in History

Preventable injuries have become the fourth leading cause of death in the country and are killing Americans at the highest rate in history, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). Preventable deaths trail only heart disease, cancer and chronic… Read More

Adolescent Concussion Rates Doubled from 2007 to 2014

Concussion diagnoses among adolescents doubled between 2007 and 2014, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco. Researchers analyzed the health insurance claims of nearly nine million Americans and found… Read More

Premises Liability: Accidents in Swimming Pools

In children ages one to four, drowning is the number one cause of death in injury-related cases. Swimming pools pose the highest risk for submersion injuries among these children. When accidents take place in a public, private, or personal swimming pool,… Read More

Victim of Car-Versus-Pedestrian Accident Speaks Out, Asks for Help Identifying Hit-and-Run Driver

An Arizona woman is asking residents to come forward if they have any information about the car-versus-pedestrian accident that nearly claimed her life in October of last year. While enjoying a "trunk-or-treat" Halloween event with her nieces, a 33-year-old… Read More

Majority of Pedestrian Accidents Involve Those in Wheelchairs

Data collected from recently conducted research shows wheelchair users are more likely to be killed in vehicle-pedestrian accidents than pedestrians who are walking or riding a bicycle. Additionally, the data shows a staggering amount of wheelchair-confined… Read More

Questions about Wrongful Death

A wrongful death case is a common type of personal injury lawsuit. Each state has rules governing wrongful death lawsuits, leaving family members and loved ones with questions. Do they have the right to file a lawsuit? What kind of compensation could… Read More

Bystanders Suffer the Consequences of Police Chases

An analysis of federal data by USA Today reveals that more than one in five people killed in Arizona police chases in the past three decades have been innocent bystanders. High-speed driving and pursuits are dangerous parts of police work. Our personal… Read More

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