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July 27, 2019 in

Arizona ATV Laws

An all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is something many people use recreationally in the state of Arizona on trails, pits and sand dunes. Others rely on ATVs at work to get around farms, fields and forests. Still others register their ATVs to make them street-legal. No matter where you plan on riding your ATV in Arizona,...
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July 26, 2019 in

Arizona Moped Laws

Riding a moped is a great way to get around sunny Arizona on your way to work, the store or a friend’s house. If you do not obey the state’s moped laws, however, you could find yourself with a traffic ticket and an expensive fine – or worse, liability for an auto accident. Learning...
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July 25, 2019 in

June Product Recalls 2019

Defective products pose serious risks to consumers. One minute a baby could be chewing on a toy and the next a piece of it could be lodged in the infant’s throat. This is just one example of many things that could go wrong while using defective or dangerous products. One of the best ways...
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July 1, 2019 in

Recovering Compensation for Airbag Burns

Airbags are meant to ensure driver and passenger safety, but when they don’t function or function incorrectly you may sustain more injuries than from the accident itself. Defective airbags are a growing cause for concern. Mass media has recently shared numerous stories in which individuals suffer lacerations caused by flying shrapnel or chemical burns....
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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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July 1, 2019 in

May Product Recalls

Congress established the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) with the enactment of the Consumer Product Safety Act in 1972. The CPSC’s purpose is to protect the public from the risk of serious injuries or death by more than 15,000 products that range from products for children to off-road vehicles. The commission does not regulate...
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June 6, 2019 in

Public Justice Fights For Your Right To Stop Credit Agencies From Lying About You

Article reposted with permission from Public Justice by Ellen Noble Seneca Falls Fellow On Wednesday, Public Justice, as part of our Access to Justice Campaign, filed a petition asking the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear a dangerous decision that makes it nearly impossible for people to hold credit reporting agencies accountable and fix damaging errors...
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May 28, 2019 in

How to Handle a Fender Bender in Arizona

Any car accident can be a stressful and expensive ordeal, even a seemingly mild fender-bender. If you or a loved one recently had a minor car accident you may wonder about the best way to resolve the situation. While you and the other driver may be able to come to a mutual agreement as...
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May 20, 2019 in

Can I Sue for Airbag Injuries?

Airbags are vital safety devices in any vehicle, but it is possible for these devices to cause severe injuries when they malfunction. Even functional airbags that deploy as intended can cause serious injuries. If you or a loved one recently had a car accident and suffered injuries from an airbag, or sustained injuries because...
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May 13, 2019 in

Arizona Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Motorcycles are fun vehicles, but they are also inherently dangerous. A motorcyclist has virtually no protection from external crash forces, and motorcycle safety gear is crucial for preventing catastrophic injuries and death from serious accidents. Arizona’s motorcycle helmet laws exist to keep riders safe, and all riders should know these laws and make good...
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