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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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