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Stone Rose Law is a personal injury and criminal defense law firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Whether someone faces criminal charges or has been injured in a preventable accident, our mission is to provide our clients with affordable, experienced, and aggressive legal representation so that our clients can get the fair treatment that every American deserves.

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You will be faced with many costs after a car accident in Arizona – some of them expected and others unexpected. From hospital bills to rental car costs while your vehicle is in the shop, you may find yourself spending thousands of dollars to recover from a motor vehicle collision. One of the key expenses is the price to repair your car, motorcycle or truck. Although each case is unique, looking at averages can give you an idea of what you may have to pay to restore your vehicle after a crash.
Average Prices to Repair Vehicle Body Damage
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Premises liability accidents in Arizona can result in serious injuries and deaths. These accidents can take place on any property, from a commercial business to a friend’s house. If you were injured because of a dangerous hazard or defect on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to financial compensation through a premises liability claim. Understanding this area of law in Arizona can also help you protect yourself from potential Scottsdale personal injury lawsuits.
Common Types of Premises Liability Claims
The foundation of a premises liability claim is that a property owner can be held financially responsible for a
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If you are working as a contractor on someone else’s property and you get injured, you may have grounds to file a Scottsdale personal injury claim. Arizona’s premises liability laws hold property owners responsible for injuries suffered by contractors, in many circumstances. You may also be entitled to workers’ compensation insurance coverage, depending on the situation.
When Is a Property Owner Liable for Injuries to a Contractor?
While working at someone’s house or business, contractors have the right to expect reasonable safety. This means the owner of the property must keep the premises free from hazards and defects. Licensed
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As a property owner in Arizona, you have certain responsibilities when it comes to the health and safety of those who visit your property. You could be held liable for an injury suffered by a visitor. For the most part, however, a trespasser – someone who does not have your permission or the right to enter your premises – cannot file a claim after suffering an injury on your property.
Three Classifications of Visitors
All property owners in Arizona have an obligation to maintain reasonably safe premises. This means a premises that is free from obvious or hidden injury risks,
Continue Reading If a Trespasser Is Injured on Your Property, Are You Liable for Damages?

Every year, thousands of people suffer significant injuries and are killed in car accidents in Arizona. While a car accident can injure anyone at any time, statistics show a disparity in how frequently certain people are injured or killed in collisions compared to others. Understanding these statistics could help you take steps to protect yourself from a higher-than-average car accident risk. If you are in a collision, a Scottsdale car accident attorney can help you assess your legal options.
Who’s More at Risk: Men or Women?
National car accident statistics published by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety find that
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Negligence is at the center of most personal injury claims. Negligence is the failure to act with reasonable care. From a legal perspective, negligence can place liability (legal and financial responsibility) on someone for another person’s injuries after an accident. Arizona abides by a doctrine known as the comparative negligence law, which states that an injured victim may still recover financial compensation even if he or she is partly responsible for an accident.
What Is Arizona’s Comparative Negligence Law?
Comparative negligence refers to a victim’s degree of fault for an accident or injury due to his or her own negligence.
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Pedestrians in Arizona have a responsibility to obey traffic laws. Despite being the road’s most vulnerable users, pedestrians still have an obligation to protect others and prevent accidents. This includes only crossing the road when they have the right to do so. If a pedestrian is hit by a car while breaking a traffic law – such as while jaywalking – he or she may still have the right to recover financial compensation (damages). However, the settlement value may be reduced. An experienced Scottsdale pedestrian accident lawyer can help you determine the value of your case.
Is Jaywalking Illegal in
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As the victim of a personal injury accident, it is important to fully understand the damages, or types of financial compensation, to which you are entitled by law from a defendant. This includes two different categories of damages for missed time at work: lost wages and loss of earning capacity. Lost wages refer to the earnings you have already missed, while loss of earning capacity is the loss of future earning potential due to a long-term or permanent disability.
What Are Lost Wages?
By the time an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit is filed for an accident, most victims
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Stone Rose Law is delighted to announce that one of our criminal defense attorneys Derek Debus has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Under 40 in Arizona for excellence in the field of Criminal Law by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDA). This is an honor that less than 1% if lawyers make the list.
The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys is an organization devoted to recognizing the top criminal defense attorneys in the nation. NACDA awards the best Criminal Defense attorneys in each state with the Top 10 Under 40 Award through a rigorous
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If you or a loved one was injured in a car accident caused by a driver who was street racing, you may be able to sue for damages or file an insurance claim against the drag racer who caused your injuries. If you suffered bodily injury or property damage, the experienced Scottsdale car accident lawyers at Stone Rose Law can help you hold the at-fault party financially responsible for the harm they caused. We can also build a robust claim on your behalf by thoroughly investigating the accident, gathering vital evidence, and demanding full accountability.  Contact us online or call
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If you were hurt in a collision caused by a driver with road rage, you deserve accountability and justice. You may be entitled to compensation for the harm you’ve suffered. The car accident lawyers at Stone Rose Law can help explain your rights and take legal action on your behalf. Schedule a free consultation by contacting us online or calling us at (480) 428-2697.
What Is Road Rage? 
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the term “aggressive driving” emerged as a label for dangerous driving behaviors, such as:

  • Following too closely
  • Running stop lights and signs
  • Driving

Continue Reading Can I Sue for Damages As the Victim of a Road Rage Accident?

If you were recently involved in a truck crash but were not physically injured, you may wonder about your legal rights and options. Can you sue if you were not physically harmed? The Scottsdale truck accident lawyers at Stone Rose Law can answer these questions and more when you contact us online or call us at (480) 428-2697 for a free case review. 
Damages in Arizona Personal Injury Cases 
Personal injury victims have a right under Arizona law to seek compensation for the damages they suffered. Damages are the measurable losses that a person suffers that stem directly or indirectly
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Construction zones can be hazardous to drivers, which is why there are signs of impending dangers and reduced speed limits. It can also be confusing for drivers to navigate unfamiliar detours, uneven surfaces, and areas where people are actively working. If you have recently been involved in a car accident in a construction zone in Arizona, the dedicated Scottsdale car accident lawyers at Stone Rose Law can determine if you can file a lawsuit against the at-fault parties. Contact us online or call us at (480) 428-2697 to arrange a free case review. 
Common Causes of Construction Zone Accidents
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If you were recently involved in a truck crash that you suspect may have been caused by a defect or poor maintenance, you might be confused about how to prove this and how it may impact your personal injury claim. The Scottsdale truck accident lawyers at Stone Rose Law can help you build a robust claim on your behalf. Contact us online or call us at (480) 428-2697 for a free case review. 
Dangerous Malfunctions and Defects 
Trucks contain thousands of moving parts that work together in the truck’s mechanical and electronic systems. If any of these parts fail, the
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Riding a motorcycle is one of the greatest joys in life. However, it can also be one of the most dangerous. If you were injured in a motorcycle accident caused by the negligence of another motorist, the Scottsdale motorcycle accident lawyers at Stone Rose Law can help you demand compensation for the injuries you suffered. Contact us online or call us at (480) 428-2697 for a free case consultation.  
Dangers for Motorcyclists
Motorcyclists face more dangers than occupants in passenger vehicles. These dangers put them at heightened risk for injury or death. Some dangers include: 
Not Treated as Other Motorists
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Getting a commercial driver’s license in Arizona is supposed to help ensure that drivers have a minimum level of skill before operating a large, heavy truck on public roadways. Nonetheless, truck drivers may take dangerous actions that can increase the likelihood of a commercial truck crash. The Scottsdale truck accident lawyers at Stone Rose Law can explain your legal rights and options during a free consultation you can arrange by contacting us online or calling us at (480) 428-2697.
Disqualifications for Truck Drivers 
In Arizona, a CDL license holder can receive a disqualification that prevents them from obtaining a CDL
Continue Reading What Unsafe Actions Lead to Commercial Truck Crashes in Arizona?