Personal Injury

October 4, 2019 in

Class-action lawsuit alleges lunch payment defrauded parents in multiple states

An article published by the Washington Post on September 26, 2019 claims families are seeking damages from Heartland Payment Systems, which owns and operates MySchoolBucks, based on fraud. Heartland is accused of stealing money parents thought were going to their children's schools.  The lawsuit was filed by Florida resident Max Story in conjunction with...
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July 1, 2019 in

Arizona Jaywalking Laws

As of March 1, 2018, Arizona had the highest number of pedestrian deaths. The increase in deaths may be due in part to the speed of vehicles and negligence of drivers. Increasing the speed of a moving vehicle from 20 miles per hour to 40 miles per hour, increases the likelihood of death from...
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April 15, 2019 in

Arizona Hiking Safety

Arizona has an incredible climate and varied landscape, and the state has countless hiking trails of various difficulty levels that offer stunning views and great exercise. Hiking is more than just walking on a trail, however, and all Arizona hikers should know what to expect from enjoying the state’s many hiking routes. General Hiking...
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March 22, 2019 in

Can I Sue a Daycare for Negligence?

Millions of American parents trust daycare facilities and other childcare services to supervise their children while they work, but what happens when a child suffers an injury at a daycare center? When a parent gets the call that his or her child is injured at daycare, the parent should know the legal options if...
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February 3, 2019 in

Tips for Cooking Safety

Burn Prevention Week 2019 takes place February 3-9. It is a good time to think about how devastating these injuries can be and the simple steps we can all take to prevent an accident. Cooking is one of the leading causes of fires and burns, according to the National Fire Protection Agency. It is...
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January 28, 2019 in

Tips to Prevent Winter Injuries

As the season change, so do the types of injuries people can sustain. This winter, keep a few best practices in mind to prevent common winter illnesses and injuries. Winter Road Hazards Driving is inherently more dangerous during the winter for several reasons. During the holiday season, traffic escalates in most areas of the...
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December 17, 2018 in

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...
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December 3, 2018 in

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...
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September 24, 2018 in

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...
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August 21, 2018 in

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...
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