Holiday Personal Safety Tips
The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year for many Americans, but it is important to keep a few basic personal safety tips in mind to prevent injuries this holiday season. Good judgment and a few best practices can help prevent accidents and injuries so you and your family can enjoy...Continue Reading
Arizona’s Electric Scooter Laws [Updated 2020]
The latest rideshare vehicle trend has reached Arizona. City officials in Scottdale, Tempe, Mesa, and Peoria have permitted the electric scooter rideshare company, Bird, to employ its rentable scooters within city limits. Users can now download the Bird app, rent available electric scooters from around the city, and drop them off anywhere. It only...Continue Reading
What Is Drowsy Driving?
At least one in 25 drivers has fallen asleep behind the wheel in the past 30 days, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Drowsy driving is a serious problem that remains largely underreported. It is often underreported due to the difficulty of assigning this as a cause of fatal collisions. What...Continue Reading
How a Car Accident Attorney Can Help Your Claim
A Phoenix car accident attorney wants what’s best for you. A lawyer doesn’t work for an insurance company or have an ulterior motive. Ultimately, his or her only goal is to help car crash victims secure recovery for their damages. You can have 100% confidence in your attorney’s ability to walk you through the...Continue Reading
Car Inspection Laws in Arizona – What Do You Need to Know?
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) controls vehicle emissions to help the environment and improve air quality within the state. It’s mandatory to undergo and pass a Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP), according to the ADEQ. Ignoring the mandatory emissions inspection could result in tickets, fines, and the inability to drive your vehicle...Continue Reading
Autumn Safety Tips
The change in season brings more than just a drop in temperature. It also brings increased risks of certain personal injury accidents. Wet and slippery leaves on the ground, flu season, old space heaters coming out of storage – autumn can have many health risks and safety hazards if you know where to look....Continue Reading
Can Social Media Affect Your Personal Injury Case?
Personal injury cases can be stressful for several reasons. Not only do you have to adjust to an injury and an ongoing claim for compensation, but you may also experience emotional stress, long-term damages, and other mental effects depending on your accident. When all these factors pile up, most people don’t want to think...Continue Reading
Arizona Swimming Pool Liability Laws
Swimming pools are a fact of life in Arizona, given our sunny, hot climate. Unfortunately, drowning is the leading cause of injury death for children between the ages of one and four. In 2011, this age group represented more than half of the 32 drowning fatalities in the state. The vast majority of these...Continue Reading
Arizona Victims of Sexual Assault Can Now Break Their Leases Without Penalty
Victims of sexual assault often have a long road to recovery ahead of them. Even after the physical injuries heal, victims of sexual violence must recuperate mentally and emotionally, a process that can take several months or more. Previously, victims could face impediments to this recovery process for practical reasons, such as being stuck...Continue Reading
Understanding Sixth-Degree Burns
What Are Sixth-Degree Burns? A sixth-degree burn is the most severe type of burn, causing extensive damage that extends past the skin and all the way to the bone. Such injuries are incredibly fatal to victims, due to the amount of shock and damage the body experiences. Medical practices classify burns into several categories,...Continue Reading