Ray Arenofsky - Attorney At Law


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

Who Has the Right to File a Wrongful Death Claim?

Among the leading causes of death in the United States, many are preventable. Wrongful death occurs when someone’s negligence results in death that could have been prevented. In cases where wrongful death occurs due to negligence, you may have a right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the negligent party or parties responsible. Family Members Permitted to File a Wrongful Death Claim In the state of Arizona, not all family members are allowed to file a wrongful death claim. Typically, parents, children, and spouses are the only family members allowed to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Siblings, grandparents, and… Read More

What is the Difference Between MedPay and PIP Coverage?

In the event of an accident where you or someone you love is injured, understanding how to file a claim and receive compensation can be confusing. When it comes to car insurance, your insurance provider may be trying to sell you different kinds of coverage without explaining how each kind helps you when you need it. How Does Each One Work? With MedPay, you receive compensation up to the policy limit for most medical costs associated with an accident, regardless of who was at fault. By having your new MedPay pay the medical bills, you will not have to pay… Read More

5 Common Injuries Associated with Dog Bites

When it comes to personal property, the owner can be held accountable for injuries resulting from potentially hazardous property that is not appropriately secured. In Arizona, one common personal injury resulting from this kind of negligence is dog bites. By and large, dogs can be harmless and even helpful. They make wonderful family pets or protectors. Dog owners are responsible for training their animals—as well as keeping them contained in a safe area. In Arizona, there is a two-bite policy. However, if you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a dog attack, the owner may still be… Read More

What Should I Do if I Get into an Accident with a Drunk Driver?

Drunk drivers are responsible for countless fatal car accidents around the country. Not only is drunk driving against the law, but if you or someone you love is seriously injured as a result of being hit by a drunk driver, you are probably eligible for compensation. Sometimes, it is not always clear that the other driver is under the influence. Additionally, symptoms of marijuana intoxication look different than alcohol intoxication. Either way, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious offense. If you are hit in a car accident that involved a drunk driver, here are a… Read More

Who is at Fault When You Get into an Accident with a Truck?

Semi-Truck drivers must be among the safest and most vigilant drivers on the road due to the size and weight of their vehicle. For the most part, commercial drivers are less likely to be involved in a car accident as non-commercial drivers. However, being in a car accident with a truck is often more devastating. Because of this, Arizona personal injury law does not overlook negligence on the part of commercial and semi-truck drivers and often, the commercial driver is held to a much higher standard than non-commercial drivers. As a result, any number of factors could easily render the… Read More

What Constitutes a Personal Injury Case in Arizona?

In the state of Arizona, you have rights when you or someone you love is hurt as a result of someone else’s negligent or dangerous behavior. Often, the other individual’s or organization’s insurance company may be able to help you financially cope with loss. But in cases where there are caps in insurance coverage or the insurance company is unwilling to properly assist you when their client was clearly at fault, personal injury law offers you the chance to file a lawsuit. Personal injury law is a fairly broad category, but a number of common rules apply. For example, you… Read More

The Importance Of Knowing State Laws When Filing A Medical Malpractice Claim

The compensation received in a medical malpractice claim depends on where you live. Medical malpractice has been regulated by the states which pass laws regarding matters such as court procedures, compensation, statutes of limitation, liability, and carrying malpractice insurance. There are differences among the state laws and they vary greatly where medical malpractice is concerned.  When a healthcare professional is negligent and violates the generally accepted standard of care used by other medical professionals it is perceived as medical malpractice. The medical negligence must be a factual cause resulting in the patient’s injuries. To recover damages for the injury, the… Read More

Arizona ATV Rollover Accidents And Injuries

In Arizona, owning and riding an ATV is almost a way of life. With so much room to enjoy these all-terrain vehicles, many residents of the state own them. Maybe you spend your free time throughout the year exploring the beautiful scenery and exhilarating ATV rides available just outside your door. But with riding an ATV come many responsibilities. ATV rollover accidents and injuries happen far too often to ignore your own need to ride safely. According to Arizona state law, you must follow your regional regulations for ATV operation, including riding only where permitted by law. You also must… Read More

Viability Of A Personal Injury Claim

After being hurt in a serious accident, it is normal to have a lot of questions. Health insurance might be covering your treatments, but oftentimes the bills go above and beyond that particular coverage. Are you entitled to receive financial compensation for your injuries? It is sometimes necessary to file a personal injury lawsuit when someone is unable to obtain fair compensation from the insurance company or responsible party. Ensuring that individuals who have been harmed by the negligence or intentional act of another receive the compensation they need and deserve is the reason for the existence of personal injury… Read More

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