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December 2019 Archives

Motor vehicle accident in Phoenix proves fatal

When a car crash happens, it is almost never a positive event. Those that result in the loss of life are particularly troubling. They can often leave both a family and law enforcement with more questions than answers. A motor vehicle accident here in Arizona that resulted in the death of one woman may have done just that as investigators work to find out exactly why the collision occurred.

Arizona commercial vehicle accidents: 1 dead in crash with semi

Police in Arizona are in the process of investigating a crash between an SUV and a semitrailer. This, like many other commercial vehicle accidents, proved fatal. If truck driver negligence is believed even partially a factor in this case, the victim's surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses.

Parents file medical malpractice claim after son loses leg

A young boy lost one of his legs after multiple medical professionals repeatedly missed a possibly deadly diagnosis. His parents have since sued the hospital where he was seen, as well as the supervising physicians, physician assistants and nurses. If a child in Arizona is injured because of a missed diagnosis, his or her parents may also be entitled to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Seat belt safety tips: Don't forget to follow these

There are a variety of safety steps you must take before hitting the road, with putting on your seat belt among the most important. If you neglect to do this, there's a much greater chance of serious injury in the event of an accident.

Auto product liability: Support is available to you

Every Arizona driver is legally obligated to adhere to traffic laws and safety regulations each time he or she gets behind the wheel to drive. On the flip-side, automobile manufacturers also have obligations, such as to make sure the vehicles they make available for purchase are safe for consumers to use. Auto product liability claims are often filed by people who suffer injuries because of driving or who are traveling as passengers in vehicles that contain defective parts.

Community activists allege police brutality after filmed arrest

Police officers encounter all manner of people as they carry out their responsibilities to protect and serve their communities. Unfortunately, there have been many incidents when interactions between law enforcement and those who suffer from mental health issues have escalated to the point that those being placed under arrest have become victims of police brutality. Arizona residents who have been harmed by an abuse of power do have avenues for pursuing justice.

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