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5 Signs You May Have Experienced a Traumatic Brain Injury

One of the most common types of injuries in car and work accidents is a traumatic brain injury, otherwise known as TBI. While not every TBI is severe, all head injuries should be treated immediately. If you or someone you love suffered a TBI at the hands of someone else, you may be eligible for compensation. You should also seek medical attention right away so that your injuries are documented and treated. Unfortunately, it may not be initially apparent that you or someone else has suffered a TBI. However, as soon as the following symptoms begin to show, you should… Read More

What Kind of Licensing Do You Need to Ride a Motorcycle in Arizona?

Any two-wheeled vehicles with engines over 100cc require a motorcycle license. If you are adding a motorcycle license to an existing driver’s license, it is called a motorcycle endorsement. Anyone over 15 ½ years of age is eligible to begin the process of getting a motorcycle license. Licensed drivers 18 years or older seeking a motorcycle endorsement have fewer hoops to jump through. Learner Permits Aspiring motorcyclists under 18 years of age must first have a driver’s permit or license (class G), plus an Arizona motorcycle instruction permit. To qualify for a permit, Arizona Motor Vehicle Services, or MVD, requires… Read More

5 Serious Injuries Associated with Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycling is a common hobby and daily mode of transportation in Arizona, where the landscape is beautiful, and the weather is primarily dry. However, it can also be a rather dangerous activity when drivers fail to take extra precautions for themselves and the vehicles around them. Serious injury and death are a common occurrence among motorcyclists in the greater Phoenix area because motorcycles are harder for car drivers to see if they are not paying full attention to their surroundings. Here are the most common injuries suffered by motorcycle drivers in Arizona. Additionally, if you or someone you love drives… Read More

How Do You Calculate Pain and Suffering After an Accident?

When dealing with your insurance company or the law in a personal injury suit, it is important for you to understand how damages are calculated. Specifically, “pain and suffering” is one category of damages that can be difficult to monetize. Here is a quick guide to the terms and methods you can use yourself to get a sense of what your case is worth. However, it is always imperative that you speak and work with an experienced Arizona accident attorney before assuming that you calculated your pain and suffering damages correctly. Damages In case you are not aware, the term… Read More

Top 3 Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Arizona

For every 200,000 miles traveled by a motorcyclist, a major accident occurs. While that may seem like a low risk for riders, it actually amounts to one out of every 10 motorcyclists likely to be injured in a major accident. Motorcyclists are afforded no protection in an accident, except their helmet. If you or someone you love rides a motorcycle, wearing a helmet can mean the difference between life and death. You are basically naked when you are driving a motorcycle. It is also necessary for riders to be on the lookout for the top causes of motorcycle accidents in… Read More

What Are the Main Causes of Burn Injuries?

Accidental burns can happen far more quickly than one would suspect, and they can have lasting consequences for victims. Most accidental burns involve children, and more still are easily preventable. If you or someone you love is injured due to burns that were preventable if responsible parties had demonstrated basic precautions, you may be eligible for compensation. Personal injuries, including burns, often result from negligence or misconduct from others. A local burn injury attorney can help you understand your options and the next steps in holding responsible parties accountable. Electrical Accidents Whether at work or at home, many people overstep… Read More

How Do I Determine How Much My Car Accident Case is Worth?

If you or your loved one has suffered injury in a car accident, and the other driver was at fault, you may be entitled to compensation in a personal injury lawsuit. Car accidents often result in the kind of serious injury that can be financially devastating, as well as emotionally taxing to the family. That’s why it is important that you understand what your car accident case is worth. Doing so will help you understand your next steps in seeking justice and financial assistance to meet the challenges ahead. More importantly, before you would take your car accident case to… Read More

5 Common Types of Wrongful Death Claims in Arizona

Losing a loved one is emotionally devastating. It can also be financially and economically overwhelming to you and other family members. That is why it is critical that preventable deaths be brought before the law. If someone you love died as a result of negligence or misconduct from someone else, you and your family may be eligible for compensation. Any suspicion of a wrongful death should be taken to a local wrongful death attorney. They will be able to advise you on your next course of action. Not everyone is permitted to file a wrongful death claim. A surviving spouse,… Read More

Is Arizona a Comparative Negligence State?

One of the most common personal injury cases involves negligence by someone else. If you sustained injuries as a result of someone else’s laziness or inattentiveness, then you are a victim of negligence, and you may be eligible for compensation. When it comes to personal injury law in Arizona, the state practices comparative negligence. This means that the courts and insurance companies may feel that you were in part responsible for your own injuries. However, this does not prevent you from being compensated for damages as a result of someone else’s negligence, even if they were only partially at fault.… Read More

What is the Statute of Limitations in Arizona?

Life-changing injuries are heartbreaking in and of themselves, but when they result from someone else’s negligence or misconduct, the sense of loss and injustice can feel overwhelming. The good news is that personal injury law in Arizona allows you to hold the responsible party accountable for their misconduct, as well as recover financial losses that result from your injuries. However, you cannot wait indefinitely to file a personal injury claim. There is a statute of limitations on all personal injury cases. A statute of limitations is the time limit you have before you are no longer allowed to initiate a… Read More

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