May 12, 2020 in

April Product Recalls (2020)

Product recalls are important for the safety of consumers. They warn consumers when a manufacturer has discovered something wrong with an item, such as a manufacturing or design defect. The Consumer Product Safety Commission posts the latest recalls to protect people from defective products. If a defective or dangerously designed product injures you, contact...
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April 30, 2020 in

March Product Recalls (2020)

Product defects can compromise the safety of an item while in consumer use. A product that might otherwise be safe may pose inherent health or safety risks due to a defect in its design, manufacture or marketing. Keeping up with product recalls could keep your family safe from items with known defects. If a...
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April 29, 2020 in

What Is a Letter of Representation?

The Letter of Representation to an insurance carrier is a formal notice a personal injury attorney sends to the insurance company involved in the accident claim. It tells the insurance carrier the lawyer will be taking over the claim on behalf of the claimant. It is a brief letter that states the lawyer’s needs....
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March 31, 2020 in

Diminished Value Claims in Arizona

A car accident that causes property damage will reduce the overall value of your motor vehicle. Even if you repair your vehicle to its previous state, having a crash history can diminish its market value. In Arizona, a crash survivor may have the right to bring a diminished value claim seeking financial compensation for...
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March 30, 2020 in

Who Has the Right-of-Way When Making a Left Turn?

Many intersection accidents are the result of one driver making an illegal or unsafe left-hand turn. Confusion as to the turning driver’s right-of-way contributes to these collisions, as does driver negligence such as drunk, distracted and drowsy driving. Learning who has the right-of-way when turning left according to Arizona’s traffic laws can help you...
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March 27, 2020 in

What to Do When an At-Fault Driver’s Insurance Won’t Pay

Under Arizona's traditional fault-based car insurance system, the driver or party guilty of causing your vehicle collision will be financially responsible for related damages. After a crash, you will call the insurance company of the at-fault party to file a claim and request compensation for your losses. Unfortunately, not all insurance companies treat claimants...
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March 25, 2020 in

What to Do Following a T-Bone Accident

T-bone accidents are automobile collisions in which two vehicles form the shape of a T – the front of one vehicle striking the side of another vehicle. Other terms for a T-bone accident are side-impact collisions and broadside accidents. The party at fault for a T-bone accident could be the driver that struck the...
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March 23, 2020 in

How to Prove You Are Not at Fault in a Car Accident

Arizona is a fault-based car insurance state. This is a traditional system in which the party at fault for causing the car accident will have to pay for victims’ damages. The at-fault driver will compensate people he or she injured through negligence or recklessness. It is important to prove it if you did not...
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March 20, 2020 in

February Product Recalls (2020)

Defective products cause thousands of preventable consumer injuries and deaths annually. It is the responsibility of the manufacturer not to produce defectively designed and assembled products. Yet many dangerous items reach consumers daily. Keeping up with the latest product recalls for February 2020 can help you and your family avoid items with known risks....
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February 28, 2020 in

What Is the Difference Between a Trial Lawyer and a Litigator?

Understanding the legal language surrounding your personal injury claim can help you feel more in control of the situation. You may hear words such as settlement, judgment award, negotiation and litigation tossed around during your case. Learning the differences between these recovery outlets, as well as the types of lawyers involved in each, could...
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