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Christy Thompson

Calculating Damages in a Personal Injury Case
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Calculating Damages in a Personal Injury Case

The goal of personal injury lawsuits is to hold people responsible for their carelessness when it injures someone else. A key part of holding people responsible is ensuring they compensate the injured party for the harm that they had suffered. This compensation is known as damages. Calculating damages in a personal injury case is one of the most important parts of a claim. The point...

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17 Aug 2017
Car Accident Fatalities: Wrongful Death Claims in Arizona
in Fatal Accidents, Wrongful Death

Car Accident Fatalities: Wrongful Death Claims in Arizona

Arizona’s laws about wrongful death cases are similar to those in the rest of the country, but each state has its own nuances. To understand how our laws are applied, it’s important to define what wrongful death really means and to clear up any misconceptions about who can file a wrongful death lawsuit. Wrongful Death: Arizona’s Definition Throughout the state of Arizona, wrongful death refers...

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17 Aug 2017
What Does ‘Pain and Suffering’ Mean?
in Chronic Injury, Pain and Suffering

What Does ‘Pain and Suffering’ Mean?

Pain and suffering is a common term you hear often when discussing car, pedestrian and motorcycle accidents. It is a subjective way of measuring harm to your life. After your medical bills and records have been evaluated and your paychecks reviewed, it is time to claim pain and suffering. But how do you objectively measure pain and suffering? Pain and Suffering As a Measure of...

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17 Aug 2017
Who Decides Fault After An Auto Accident?
in Auto Accident, Auto Accident, Police Report

Who Decides Fault After An Auto Accident?

How Fault Is Determined To determine which party is liable for the damages incurred, an accident reconstructionist, insurance company claims adjustor and the police will gather and review evidence. Generally, a police officer will be the first investigator on the scene and will review damage, take testimony of witnesses and speak to both drivers before writing a report. It is this police report that can...

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17 Aug 2017
When Should I Settle My Personal Injury Claim?
in Settlements

When Should I Settle My Personal Injury Claim?

Dangers of Settling Early It all depends on how hard you’re willing to negotiate. The time it takes to receive a personal injury settlement depends on your case and how much compensation you are asking for. You can accept low-ball offers in a matter of weeks. But do you want to? And how do you even know what constitutes a “low-ball” offer? First, it is...

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17 Aug 2017
Including Vacation and Sick Time In Your Lost Wages Claim
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Including Vacation and Sick Time In Your Lost Wages Claim

Did you have to take paid time off work to take care of things after your car accident? Getting a rental car, going to the doctor, getting medical treatment or physical therapy, dealing with insurance, and running around town trying to keep your life from falling apart. If you have taken any paid vacation days or sick days dealing with the aftermath of your accident,...

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15 Aug 2017
The Five Stages of Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit
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The Five Stages of Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit

If you’re thinking about an auto accident lawsuit, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the process. Your lawyer will walk you through each step, and if you have questions, you’re always welcome to ask — but it’s nice to know what you’re getting into before you dive in with both feet. Once you’ve received medical attention and consulted with an attorney who has...

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10 Aug 2017
How to Recover From a Car Accident Involving a Drunk Driver
in BAC Blood Alcohol Content, Civil Justice Process, Criminal Process, Dram Shop, DUI Criminal Process, Victim of DUI

How to Recover From a Car Accident Involving a Drunk Driver

Drunk driving victims suffer some of the most tragic effects after an auto accident. When someone chooses to drink and drive, they make a reckless choice that can harm even the safest of sober drivers. The good news is Arizona is currently attacking the drunk driving problem on many levels, including preventing repeat offenders from taking the wheel under the influence. This article is to...

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28 Jul 2017
Pagar por Tratamiento Médico Tras Un Accidente de Coche
in Using Health Insurance

Pagar por Tratamiento Médico Tras Un Accidente de Coche

Read English version Un accidente de coche no tiene por qué arruinarte de manera financiera. Uno de los mayores miedos de nuestros clientes que surge con los accidentes de coches es verse bombardeado por facturas médicas de cuatro hasta seis cifras. Para ayudarte a dormir mejor por las noches, explicamos que tus gastos médicos después de un accidente de coche deberán ser parados por el...

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28 Jul 2017
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