Arizona Supreme Court hearing DUI evidence case

Eleven drivers are linked together in a case currently before the Arizona Supreme Court. Each one was pulled over by police officers and arrested for DUI. Each one had a blood sample taken and then sent to the Scottsdale Crime Laboratory for testing. The question before the state’s high court is “whether the methods or… read more

Update on Phoenix motorcycle crash is worst news possible

Phoenix’s NBC TV affiliate recently had on its website the story of a motorcycle hit by a car on the city’s west side. According to the station, the motorcycle rider was in “extremely critical condition” after being hit by the Nissan Altima on Buckeye Road at 79th Avenue. By the time the station’s news report… read more

65-year-old woman could lose arm and eye after dog attack

A Phoenix TV station reports that a 65-year-old woman was recently mauled by three of her neighbor’s dogs. The critically injured dog-bite victim is in danger of losing an arm and an eye as a result of the attack. The woman was outside of her own home when the attack by three mixed-breed pit bulls… read more

When does spring spring in Arizona?

Because of the warmth of the Arizona sun, we tend to feel as if it’s spring here well before people in northern climes do. While they’re out shoveling snow off their sidewalks, we are basking in sunny days with temperatures climbing into the 80s in February and then onward and upward in March, April and… read more

Medical malpractice compensation: first glances can be deceiving

Sometimes when a Phoenix TV station airs a story about a medical malpractice case settlement, some viewers react as if the plaintiff just won the lottery. The reality is that if the person who filed the lawsuit alleging hospital or doctor negligence receives significant compensation, it is only because they have suffered significant damage. For… read more

Biggest dangers on the road

When you’re out driving on Interstate 10 or I-17 in the Phoenix area, there is probably little doubt in your mind that some of the most dangerous things on wheels are large commercial trucks. Weighing up to 80,000 pounds, they are 13 times heavier than big SUVs and are 20 times (or more) heavier than… read more