July 10, 2017

Why Does It Take an Injury or Death for a Product to be Recalled?Hundreds of products are recalled each year because they’ve caused severe injuries or death, but how do these products make it onto the shelves in the first place? And, why aren’t they recalled right away following an accident that caused irreparable harm to the consumer?

FDA-regulated products—be they dangerous medical devices...

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July 05, 2017

When Can I Sue for Burn Injury? | Cottonwood, Prescott ValleyYou probably remember the famous McDonald’s burn injury lawsuit in which an older woman sued the fast food conglomerate for burns she sustained from a cup of coffee. What you likely don’t know is how severe the injury was: The 79-year-old woman suffered third-degree burns on her inner thighs, buttocks, groin and surrounding areas due to the scalding...

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June 30, 2017

Victims are Dying as Elder Abuse Complaints are Kept QuietElder abuse and neglect in nursing homes is an epidemic in America. Tens of thousands of complaints are filed in the U.S. each year, but a mere ten percent are thoroughly investigated. In 2016 alone, 23,760 incidents of elder abuse went uninvestigated according to the Department of Health. Many of these claims were closed without an onsite visit or an...

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May 05, 2017

What to Do if You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse and NeglectThe statistics behind nursing home abuse and neglect are shocking, yet many instances of elder abuse go unreported. A study conducted by the Division of the House Government Reform Committee found approximately 30 percent of nursing homes in the U.S. had abuse or neglect violations within a two-year period. Elder abuse can come in the...

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May 03, 2017

Examples of What is Considered Wrongful Death | CottonwoodThe death of a loved one is arguably the most difficult time you will face in your lifetime. When the death is from negligence or could have been prevented, your grief can worsen. A wrongful death claim can be filed for numerous reasons against individuals, manufacturers of products or pharmaceuticals, property owners and many others...

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May 01, 2017

How to Recognize Distracted Driving Before It's Too Late | Ariz. Distracted driving is deadly, and you’ve likely seen the public service announcements that prove it. These ads typically feature the final text a driver sent seconds before a fatal auto accident occurred. Texting while driving is illegal in 46 states, but using your cell phone while driving in Arizona is still legal (except for the...

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March 29, 2017

It is difficult to shop for car insurance because the insurers require lots of information from you before they quote a price, and it seems like you are comparing oranges to apples. Some insurers quote prices that can be twice as high as others. Insurers base their auto premiums on many things, such as your age, driving record, and the type of vehicle you have.

Recently, Consumer Reports (“How to Save on Car Insurance,” March 2017) published results of its research, indicating that for more than based upon 2.7 billion premiums, the bulk of auto insurance policies in the U.S., additional factors were discovered that premiums were...

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March 23, 2017

10 Warning Signs of a Brain Injury After an Accident | PrescottBrain injuries are often referred to as catastrophic injuries as they can have a profound impact on you and your family members. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Auto accidents are among the most common causes of brain injuries, but they can also be caused by falls, contact sports and violence as well as incidents of medical...

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March 14, 2017

Tips to Avoid St. Patrick's Day Accidents | Prescott Valley, Ariz.The St. Patrick’s Day parade in Phoenix was last weekend, but more festivities are planned in downtown Prescott on Friday. One local bar is even hiding gold coins for patrons to find and use to buy penny drinks. While St. Paddy’s Day can be a golden pot of fun, it’s important to stay safe while you partake in the celebration and avoid driving under...

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February 24, 2017

How to Recover Compensation for a Motorcycle Accident | Ariz.Motorcycle crashes are among the most deadly due to the vulnerability of the motorcyclist. Motor vehicle drivers often fail to notice a motorcycle on the road, leading to catastrophic injuries and fatalities, but there are many variables that can cause these crashes. In 2015 alone, there were 4,976 deaths and 88,000 injuries from...

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