Domestic Violence Laws in Arizona

Arizona Domestic Violence Stories of domestic charges appear to be in the news every week.  In Arizona, a DV by itself is not a crime.  It is merely a description of the relationship between the victim and the criminal. So, in Arizona a person can be charged with domestic violence-abuse, domestic violence-criminal damage, and domestic…

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Child Support in Arizona

Arizona Child Support There are a lot of misconceptions about child support in divorce cases.  Either parent may be required to pay their share of the child rearing expense.  It is not always the mother who receives child support payments. Support is awarded based on a variety of criteria this can include: the income of…

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What To Do If You Are Involved In A Motor Vehicle Accident

In a Motor Vehicle Accident? An accident can be distressing, but knowing how to handle the situation ahead of time can relive a lot of stress and panic. Follow these steps: Stay Calm and Breathe Take a deep breath, stay calm, and get to safety as quickly as possible. If you had a minor fender…

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Arizona Statute of Limitations

What is a Statute of Limitations? A statute of limitations is a law that places a time limit on pursuing legal action when a person is involved in a relation to wrongful conduct. This can include personal injury or a wrongful death claim in Arizona. Those who are pursuing legal action must file their lawsuit…

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The Discovery Rule

Defining Discovery Rule The discovery rule is a common law doctrine that allows extra time for the discovery of negligence before the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim can begin. In some cases of personal injury, an event that caused injury or wrongful death is not apparent when it first occurs, usually…

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What Is Premises Liability?

Defining Premises Liability A premises liability case in personal injury law involves injuries that were caused by a property owner’s failure to maintain the property to ensure safety or warn visitors of hazards. These cases will often involve slip and fall cases, construction accidents, and assaults that occur as a result of inadequate security on…

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Proving Fault in a Premises Liability Case

Premises Liability Case Fault Proving fault and legal responsibility for an accident or injury (also called ‘”liability”) can be a complicated and lengthy process, but it is not impossible. When determining who was legally at fault in a premises liability case, there are three distinct factors that are relied upon:   Duty of Care Establishing…

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The Severe Impacts of Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and Fall Accidents Personal injury from a slip and fall accidents can change your life dramatically in an instant. Whether it is temporary or permanent injury that may result from a slip and fall, you should immediately contact a personal injury attorney to ensure that your health, ability for future work, and financial status…

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Auto Injury Cases – The Expert Witness

Auto Injury Cases and an Expert Witness All personal injury cases involve issues of proof, liability, damages and evidence that require testimony and witnesses from both sides. There are going to be two sides to each story in cases around auto accidents and other personal injury claims, and having an expert witness is the best…

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Tips For Documenting Your Personal Injury Expenses

Personal Injury Expenses Moving on from an accident too quickly can prevent you from getting compensated for your injuries. Here are some tips for properly documents your personal injury expenses for your personal injury case. Your lawyer will thank you for providing all of this information as it will make your case stronger and in…

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