Wrongful death lawsuits can be brought for numerous reasons such as a death caused by an auto accident, medical malpractice or a dangerous product. These claims can be filed by a surviving family member or the deceased person’s estate and require extensive documentation to prove negligence or intentional harm occurred. Our attorney...Read More
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...Read More
You 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...Read More
Elder 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...Read More
The 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...Read More
The 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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Brain 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...Read More
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...Read More