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March 27, 2019 in

What Not to Say to Car Insurance Adjuster

Every driver dreads the thought of dealing with an insurance claim for a car accident, but the reality is that many drivers will eventually encounter such a situation. Insurance claims adjusters can be difficult, and they generally attempt to look for any and all reasons to reduce the payout on a claim or deny...
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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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March 18, 2019 in

How to Crash a Motorcycle Safely

Motorcycle crashes are dangerous, and motorcycles offer their operators very little in the way of physical protection in a crash. No doors and no frame are present to absorb the force of impact, and a motorcyclist may only have seconds to react when a crash is imminent. Sometimes, instead of attempting to avoid a...
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March 15, 2019 in

How Much Is My Car Accident Worth?

After another driver causes an accident with your vehicle, you may have a lot of questions. You may wonder how much compensation to expect from an insurance settlement or lawsuit against the at-fault driver. Ultimately, two factors determine the available compensation in a car accident case. Available insurance coverage and the scope of the...
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March 11, 2019 in

How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?

A wrongful death claim is functionally similar to a personal injury claim in many ways, but everyone should know the distinctions between them when it comes to receiving the proceeds of a wrongful death claim. Depending on the type of settlement, the beneficiaries of a wrongful death claim receive, they may have options for...
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March 6, 2019 in

How to Prevent Phoenix Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are incredibly dangerous for riders; a motorcycle offers very little for the rider in the way of crash protection. If you ride in Phoenix, it is crucial to avoid accidents however possible. A motorcycle accident can lead to serious injuries, expensive property damage, and possibly even permanent disabilities. A few tips from...
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March 1, 2019 in

February Product Recalls

When a product manufacturer becomes aware of a defect in one of its products, they must take action to prevent injuries to end users. Typically, a manufacturer will issue a recall for the affected items, if possible, and cease production of that type of product until the company can identify the cause of the...
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February 20, 2019 in

Hospital Patient Safety

The nation recently received the shocking news that a healthcare facility in Arizona, unknown to the rest of the staff, hired a nurse who would later rape and abuse a young woman who had had quadriplegia in an unresponsive state for 20 years. The abuse went undetected until the girl gave birth to a...
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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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February 1, 2019 in

January Product Recalls

The Consumer Product Safety Commission seeks to provide a valuable service by providing a list of recalls and other information that could affect safety. The Phoenix product liability lawyers at Begam Marks & Traulsen, P.A. recommend keeping abreast of these recalls as it can help you and your family avoid the potentially dangerous consequences...
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