Phoenix Criminal Law and Personal Injury Blog

Drug Possession Charges in Arizona

Arizona is harsh in its prosecution and sentencing of drug crimes. It is one of the strictest states in the US in terms of drug laws and related charges. The crime of drug possession specifically refers to having an illicit drug on your person or property, such as your vehicle or home. The penalties for… read more

What Are the Top Reasons for Insurance Claim Denials?

As the victim of a bad car accident, the best way to move forward is with financial relief from an insurance claim. Unfortunately, auto insurance companies in Arizona do not make it easy to obtain fair and full compensation. To save their investors money, insurers often use tactics such as denying valid claims. Learning the… read more

How Witness Statements Support Your Car Accident Case

In Arizona, the person at fault for causing the car accident will be responsible for paying the damages. As an injured victim, it is up to you to prove the other driver’s fault. One type of evidence that may be available to you during your insurance claim is eyewitness statements. Eyewitnesses from the scene of… read more

What Records Should You Gather After a Car Accident?

Recovering financial compensation for a car accident in Arizona takes proper documentation of the crash. An insurance company will want to see facts and information about the car accident, such as police reports and photographs. In the confusing aftermath of a car accident, it is important to try to gather records that are relevant to… read more

What Happens When a Car Accident Case Goes to Trial?

Holding someone responsible for your car accident in Arizona is important. If you were not at fault for the accident, you should not have to pay for your medical bills and property repairs out of pocket. Arizona’s civil justice system allows you to hold a negligent party liable for your damages. Most car accident cases… read more

Animal Abuse Laws in Arizona

Arizona’s animal abuse and neglect laws are long, detailed and confusing. The average person or pet owner may not realize all the different actions or behaviors that could technically constitute animal abuse under a state or municipal law in Arizona. If you injured or killed an animal – even if you did not do so… read more

How Is Fault Assigned in Car Accident Cases?

Car accidents are one of Arizona’s most common causes of injuries and deaths annually. In 2019 alone, the Arizona Department of Transportation reported 982 traffic accident deaths and 53,809 injuries in the state. If you get injured in a car accident in Arizona, you may wonder who will be responsible for paying for your damages…. read more