Personal Injury

August 15, 2018 in

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...
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July 5, 2018 in

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,...
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July 5, 2018 in

Understanding Fifth-Degree Burns

What are Fifth-Degree Burns? While first-, second-, and third-degree burns are widely recognized, many people are not aware of the more severe types of burn damage. Any damage past a third-degree burn is often known as a fourth-degree burn, but there are categories that break down distinguishing factors of injuries further. Fourth-degree burns are...
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June 25, 2018 in

Understanding Fourth-Degree Burns

What Are Fourth-Degree Burns? Fourth-degree burns are the most severe burns and include extensive damage of the skin, muscles, and bone. These burns are most often fatal, but recent medical advances have started to make it possible to save those suffering from fourth-degree burns. These burns require immediate medical attention to ensure survival. If...
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June 25, 2018 in

Understanding Third-Degree Burns (Full Thickness Burns)

What Are Third-Degree Burns? Third-degree burns damage all three layers of the skin, and are also known as full thickness burns. In some cases, a third-degree burn can even reach through the skin to muscles and bones. These burns are much more severe than first- and second-degree burns and require medical assistance. Symptoms of...
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June 25, 2018 in

Understanding Second-Degree Burns

What Are Second-Degree Burns? Second-degree burns involve the top two layers of skin: the dermis and the epidermis. They are also known as partial thickness burns and often result in blistering. A second-degree burn can result in more pain, swelling, and are more severe than a first-degree burn. These burns are treatable at home,...
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June 25, 2018 in

Understanding First-Degree Burns

What Are First-Degree Burns? First-degree burns, also known as superficial burns, only affect the top layer of the skin. Even so, first-degree burns can affect a wide area of skin and become very painful. In general, a first-degree burn requires little to no treatment, though some cases may require you to visit a doctor....
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May 19, 2016 in

Crime Victim Compensation For Injury

We live in a society where anger and frustration all too often leads to violence. Though the perpetrator may be criminally prosecuted, this may leave the victim without any compensation for the damages inflicted. The Court could order restitution for out of pocket expenses, but the perpetrator often in prison is usually unable to...
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April 28, 2016 in

Dust Storm Dangers

Dust storms are a reality of life in the southwest. While they may be fascinating to watch from the safety of your house, they are also very dangerous when you are on the highway. During a dust storm it may become impossible to see the road itself, much less the lane markings, or any...
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