Personal Injury

Kid’s Sports and Traumatic Brain Injuries – When is it Negligence?

September 10th, 2019|Personal Injury|

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) continue to make headlines as a recent study in the academic journal Brain Injury revealed the top products linked with TBIs among children. Household fixtures like floors, beds, stairs, and chairs were common injury causes for young children when they fall. However, sports and recreation account for the largest portion of [...]

Trampoline Park Injuries: Don’t Let Waivers Silence You

July 12th, 2019|Personal Injury|

For some parents, a trampoline park can seem like the answer to the midsummer doldrums, allowing children to wear themselves out jumping and diving into foam pits. Slick gyms must be safer than sun-bleached, backyard trampolines... right? Not necessarily. In fact, they pose increased risks for certain injuries. Recent studies show trampoline park injuries requiring [...]

What are the Consequences of the APS Explosion?

July 9th, 2019|Personal Injury|

An explosion at a downtown Phoenix APS underground electrical vault on Sunday night claimed the life of a public service worker and injured another, as well as leading to a number of power outages in the area. The explosion occurred during routine maintenance. The injured worker escaped the vault while still sustaining burns requiring hospitalization. [...]

Invisible Injuries: Mild Concussions and Post-Concussion Syndrome

May 24th, 2019|Personal Injury|

The moments following an accident are confusing. Whether you slipped and fell or were struck by a vehicle, it can be difficult to fully assess how you’re feeling while the adrenaline is still pumping. We’ve talked before about always seeking medical attention following an accident to avoid complications from “invisible” soft-tissue injuries. This advice is [...]

Medical Malpractice vs. Medical Battery

April 25th, 2019|Personal Injury|

We often talk about the forms negligence can take, from simple oversight to gross negligence. But the most severe mistreatment in the medical field is medical battery and has many notable differences from regular malpractice. What is Medical Malpractice? In medicine, negligence is defined as when providers do not meet accepted standards of care. The [...]

Learning from the Hacienda Case: Signs of Abuse Against Vulnerable Adults

February 12th, 2019|Personal Injury|

Arizona became an unfortunate focus of national attention in January following the news of an incapacitated woman’s sexual assault and subsequent pregnancy at the Hacienda Healthcare facility. A nurse has been arrested and charged for the assault, while two doctors have left the facility. Police are still investigating Hacienda Healthcare for signs of abuse against [...]

Proving Personal Injury? There’s an App for That

August 23rd, 2018|Personal Injury|

Anyone who’s seen film noir classic Double Indemnity knows insurance investigators are sharp. A Danish woman recently found this out the hard way. Since 2008, she’d been receiving yearly $30,000 payments from her insurance company for a whiplash injury, until it was revealed her claims were fraudulent. Her use of a fitness app proved her [...]

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