Hit and Run Accidents
The At-Fault Driver Disappears
Unfortunately, even though the law requires each of us to stop at the scene of an accident and exchange information, etc, too often in my automobile accident attorney practice in the Phoenix east Valley, I run into situations where the at-fault driver left the scene of the accident, never to be seen again.… Read the rest
Pain and Suffering
Victims of automobile accident or collision suffer injuries and sometimes these injuries are debilitating in the short run and in the long run. Many of my injured clients here in Mesa, Arizona and throughout the east valley in Maricopa County Arizona have the same three questions at the start of the case:
Can I receive compensation for the pain and suffering caused by this accident?… Read the rest
When Should I File a Lawsuit Instead of Settling My Personal Injury Case?
One of the basic questions that my Mesa personal injury clients have here in Maricopa County, Arizona, is whether to file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver.
There may be a number of valid reasons to file a lawsuit but if you can avoid filing a lawsuit for your injuries, that is better.… Read the rest
Demand Letters and Your Personal Injury Case
A demand letter is a Mesa automobile accident personal injury attorney’s stock in trade. It is the final result of all the hard work, time and effort expended in putting together the injury file.… Read the rest
What’s My Chandler Case Worth?
I am sure that any experienced Chandler personal injury lawyer will tell you the number one question from any injured client is: “So…..what do you think my case is worth?”
I usually begin by telling my clients “Look, I need you to understand you have not hit the lottery.… Read the rest
What Do I Do with The Medical Bills I Receive While Waiting for a Settlement?
This is actually a very interesting question in my personal injury, automobile accident practice here in Gilbert, Arizona. Many, not all, but many of my clients fall into an odd situation where they are receiving bills from their medical providers, but they have health insurance coverage.… Read the rest
More on Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
One of the more typical topics of conversation with my clients within our automobile accident practice here in the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, is exactly what coverage did they buy? Most clients have owned the same insurance coverage for years and a surprising fact is that most do not even know what they have been paying for, for all these years.… Read the rest
Negligence: Duty, Breach, Causation, Damages
Road Debris and Hazards
Most of us have seen or have been impacted by road debris while driving on Arizona Roadways. Roughly 25,000 people Nationwide are involved in Road Debris Accidents, and 90 lose their life due to these accidents (According to AAA).… Read the rest
The Effects of Whiplash on Disc Herniation
Most Arizona Personal Injury Lawyers do not have the necessary medical education to definitively conclude whether whiplash in fact causes disc herniation. Furthermore, there is a split in professional opinion on the issue. However, it is clear that whiplash and disc herniation are related and common in most neck injury cases (mainly car accidents).… Read the rest
Personal Injury – What You Need To Know
In the 27 years that I have practiced personal injury law, I have come to a single conclusion: If the automobile insurance companies treated people who have been injured in an automobile accident fairly and with respect, I would have to find another line of work.… Read the rest
When Do You Use a Process Server during Personal Injury Cases?
A process server makes sure that parties in a legal case get requisite legal documents. That might be divorce papers to the spouse who didn’t do the filing, child custody claims to the non-custodial parent, or notice of a lawsuit against a business.… Read the rest