Compensation


Five Steps to Get Compensated Fairly After a Car Accident

Five Steps to Get Compensated Fairly After a Car Accident

Leer versión en Español Dealing with the aftermath of an auto accident can be very complicated and frustrating. It can feel like your life had suddenly been turned upside down. Fortunately, there are concrete steps you can take not only to protect yourself legally and financially, but also to get fair compensation, while you recover physically and mentally from your accident. Here are some things...

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What To Do After a Car Accident: FAQ

What To Do After a Car Accident: FAQ

Leer versión en español This FAQ answers the most common questions about what to do after a car accident, what steps to take, avoid potential pitfalls and receive a fair settlement. Car Damage and Repairs 1. Who pays for the repairs? The at-fault driver’s insurance should pay for your repairs. However, if the at-fault driver’s carrier proves to be difficult or drags its feet, you...

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Seat Belt Law & Defense in AZ: Does it Reduce the Damages You Can Claim?

Seat Belt Law & Defense in AZ: Does it Reduce the Damages You Can Claim?

Buckle up. It’s the seat belt law. But what if you didn’t? And then were hit by another car? And injured? Two wrongs don’t make a right. But can your wrong lessen your ability to claim damages from another party in wrong, the one who hit you? Arizona, by law, is a comparative fault state [A.R.S. ? 12-2506]. Comparative (sometimes called Contributory) fault means that...

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Preexisting Conditions and Lawsuits – What’s the Diagnosis

Preexisting Conditions and Lawsuits – What’s the Diagnosis

Taking an Arizona doctor or hospital to court for medical malpractice can be a nerve-wracking experience. You might wonder if your attorney will be able to prove that the doctor was at fault for what happened to you, or you might think that you don’t stand a chance because of preexisting conditions that confused the whole situation. Let’s face it: the responsible party’s lawyer may...

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How Late Is Too Late To Sue Someone In Arizona?

How Late Is Too Late To Sue Someone In Arizona?

Many people who are injured think they’re fine; that they can brush it off and move on. However, not all injuries are created equal – some can cause a lifetime of pain and suffering, costing thousands in medical bills and creating tension in your everyday life. Even if your injury is not recent, you may still be able to sue the person or company responsible...

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Personal Damages | What’s your case really worth? Isn’t that the big question?

Personal Damages | What’s your case really worth? Isn’t that the big question?

Personal damages, such as monetary damages in a personal injury case usually end up being a major focus–at least when the media is involved. But there’s so much more to it than that. The victims generally just want closure so they can move forward with their lives. Personal Damages in a Personal Injury Case: 3 Things You Need to Know Firstly, courts determine damages based...

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