Personal Injury

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

The spinal cord is a complex part of the body that is responsible for movement, feeling, and function. It sends and receives messages from the brain to the body, controlling motor, autonomic and sensory functions. Any type of spinal cord injury can have devastating consequences for a victim. It may or may not be possible… read more

Legal Basis of Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits

If you suffer a spinal cord injury in an accident in Arizona, you may be able to file a lawsuit in pursuit of financial compensation for your related losses. To have a lawsuit, you must prove your case based on the appropriate legal doctrine. The legal basis for your case could be negligence, breach of… read more

Types of Damages Available in a Personal Injury Claim

Damages is a legal term for the financial compensation that may be available to an injured victim during a personal injury claim in Arizona. Someone who has been injured because of another person’s carelessness, recklessness or intent to harm may be entitled to financial damages to make the victim whole again. The civil justice system… read more

Pedestrian Accidents and Duty of Care

Pedestrian accidents are a serious problem in Arizona. Statewide statistics show that Arizona is one of the top states in the country for vehicle-pedestrian collisions. Data from 2019 reported 1,842 pedestrian crashes, with 220 deaths and 1,697 injuries (the Arizona Department of Transportation). Most pedestrian accidents would be prevented if everyone obeyed their duties of… read more

Factors That Affect Compensation for a Personal Injury Claim

Compensation in a personal injury claim refers to a financial award to make up for an injured victim’s losses, such as medical bills and losses of income. If you were recently injured in an accident in Arizona, you could be eligible for compensation from the party that caused your accident. How much you receive will… read more

Should You Accept an Insurance Company’s Settlement Offer?

As an injured accident victim, you most likely want to obtain a settlement as quickly as possible. You want the at-fault party to pay for the medical bills that are stacking up or your weeks of lost wages. It is critical to your financial future, however, not to quickly accept the insurance company’s first settlement… read more

Stages of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Knowing what to expect from a personal injury lawsuit can provide peace of mind by preparing you for the future of your claim. In general, a personal injury lawsuit will follow a predictable pattern with several key processes. Keep in mind, however, that every case is unique and yours may follow different stages. Your case… read more