Phoenix Criminal Law and Personal Injury Blog

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

Ignition Interlock Device Laws in Arizona

Arizona takes driving under the influence (DUI) crimes very seriously. The state legislature has passed many laws to discourage driving drunk and prevent repeat offenders. One of these laws is the mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device in the vehicle of someone convicted of a DUI. Not every DUI will lead to an ignition… read more

How to Recover Compensation After a Car Accident

Car accidents occur every day in the state of Arizona. If you get injured in a car accident, you may be eligible for financial compensation from the person or party who caused the collision. If you have never had to file a claim before, the process may seem complicated. Breaking down your options can make… read more

Stages in a Criminal Defense Case

Although every criminal case is unique, with different facts presented and unpredictable outcomes, all follow the same procedural pattern in Arizona. The stages of a criminal defense case stay the same from case to case. Criminal Investigation Before the police make an arrest, law enforcement officers will review the facts to determine if there is… read more

Juvenile Shoplifting Charges in Arizona

Every child makes mistakes. If these mistakes end in criminal charges, they can change the course of a child’s life forever. Shoplifting is one of the most common juvenile crimes. The law surrounding juvenile shoplifting in Arizona is similar to the law in many other states. Although most cases involving juveniles do not lead to… read more

DUI Charges for Physical Control of a Vehicle

Years of intense effort to criminalize drunk driving in Arizona have led to it having some of the country’s strictest related laws. Arizona recognizes driving under the influence (DUI) as a violent crime that comes with severe penalties, including thousands of dollars in fines and mandatory jail time. Furthermore, drivers in Arizona can get DUIs… read more

Preventing Slip, Trips and Falls in the Winter

Winters in Arizona can be severe. Snow falls all over the State of Arizona, along with a great deal of ice covering the ground. It can be especially difficult to prevent a slip and fall accident during this time of year. Even if you do your best to avoid falling, unreasonably dangerous premises could increase… read more