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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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Every year, hundreds of victims of dog attacks get sent to emergency rooms for serious dog bite injuries. Each state has its own unique set of laws for dog bite injury claims to determine liability for these harmful incidents. Arizona has a strict liability dog bite law, meaning the owner of a dog that injures someone is typically responsible for paying for related damages.
Arizona’s Dog Bite Law
Arizona’s dog bite law is found in the Revised Statutes, Section 11-1025. This law states that the owner of a dog that bites another person is liable for damages suffered by
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Slip and fall accidents are a common cause of serious injuries and related personal injury cases in Arizona. If you or a loved one was recently injured in a slip and fall accident, it is important to have at least a basic understanding of how this type of case works. This can allow you to determine if and when you should take legal action.
What Is the Legal Theory Behind Slip and Fall Cases?
Negligence is the grounds for the majority of personal injury cases. Negligence refers to someone’s failure to exercise ordinary or reasonable care. If a person is
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If you or somebody you care about has been involved in a vehicle accident and is considering working with an attorney, the time to seek out free consultation is right now. Time is critical when it comes to investigating these incidents and handling negotiations with insurance carriers. Here, we want to discuss some of the steps involved in finding an attorney as well as what an attorney can do for you after an accident occurs.
Time Means Evidence and Negotiations
The immediate aftermath of a vehicle accident can be an incredibly confusing experience. There’s typically so much happening all at
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The process of personal injury law and litigation is designed to help individuals harmed by the negligence of others recover compensation for their losses. This process has also changed significantly over time. Even though the goal remains the same, new technologies have been introduced into the legal process that can help make a case stronger.
Just like the rest of the world rapidly advances with new technologies, the legal system has adapted too, albeit more slowly. At Stone Rose Law, we understand how important it is to stay abreast of the most current technology so that we can assist individuals
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Even though individuals hit the slopes for recreation and exercise, there are times when accidents occur. Any person who skis or snowboards regularly knows that there are risks, and one of those risks is colliding with other skiers or snowboarders. When another skier or snowboarder causes the collision and injuries, or if a person sustains an injury due to faulty ski resort equipment, victims deserve compensation. Here, we want to discuss how liability is determined after a skiing or snowboarding accident on the slopes.
Determining Fault Can Get Complicated
Fault after a skiing or snowboarding incident is challenging to determine,
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Information available from the Arizona Department of Transportation shows that there were nearly 3,000 total collisions involving large commercial trucks, many of which led to serious injuries and several fatalities. Here, we want to review some of the most common causes of truck accidents throughout the state of Arizona. These incidents have the potential to cause deadly consequences, particularly because these larger vehicles significantly outweigh smaller passenger vehicles.
Truck Driver Failures
The person most immediately aligned with the safe operation of larger commercial trucks is the driver. Regardless of anything that has gone wrong up until the point of that
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Vehicle accidents are devastating to residents and visitors in Arizona. They often lead to significant people and property damage expenses, and this inevitably impacts the entire economy of our area. It is crucial to examine the main factors that caused vehicle accidents in 2021. That year, there were more than 121,000 collisions reported across the state. Unfortunately, 1,180 individuals lost their lives as a result of these collisions, and more than 51,000 individuals sustained injuries.
Only by studying common causes of incidents can we, as drivers and responsible citizens, take the first steps toward enhancing roadway safety. 
First Harmful Events
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In addition to the obvious threats posed by a dog’s teeth and claws, there is a lesser-known danger caused by dog fright. Cynophobia, or an overwhelming fear of dogs, is common in Arizona and around the world. In some cases, an individual’s fear of dogs can be enough to lead to serious injuries if a dog is encountered unexpectedly or gives chase – even if the dog did not attack, bite or behave aggressively. 
Defining “Dog Fright”
 “Dog fright” in personal injury law refers to a fear of dogs that results in someone suffering an injury while trying to avoid,
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Dogs can cause serious injuries when they bite victims out of aggression, including deep lacerations and puncture wounds. Thousands of victims are sent to emergency rooms for injuries caused by aggressive and violent dog attacks every year. Many others, however, are injured in non-aggressive incidents involving dogs. These types of injuries can still entitle a victim to financial compensation in Arizona in many circumstances.
Examples of Non-Aggressive Dog Injuries
Dogs can be dangerous even when they do not mean to be. A large dog could playfully jump on a person without meaning any harm, for example, only to knock the
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As a pedestrian in Arizona, your safety is constantly at risk. It is an unfortunate reality that you cannot trust motor vehicle drivers to respect or obey the state’s traffic laws. However, motor vehicle drivers are not always entirely to blame for pedestrian collisions in Arizona. In some cases, bad weather increases the risk of pedestrian accidents and contributes to these tragedies.
What Conditions Put Pedestrians at Risk?
Many drivers are guilty of not paying attention to the road. Distracted driving is a rampant problem that was responsible for 3,142 deaths in 2020 alone, according to the National Highway Traffic
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Pedestrian accidents are a constant risk in the State of Arizona. Even the most prudent pedestrian can get injured or killed by a reckless driver. If you get injured in a pedestrian accident, you have rights. You may be entitled to financial compensation from the motor vehicle driver’s insurance company. Learn more about pedestrian accidents in Arizona by reviewing the latest available crash facts and statistics.
Pedestrian Collisions in Arizona by the Numbers
The most recent data available for Arizona crash statistics is from 2021. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) published a 2021 Motor Vehicle Crash Facts Summary
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Every year, thousands of victims end up in hospitals with serious and sometimes life-threatening dog bite injuries. In 2021, for the first time since 2015, Arizona was listed in the top ten states for the number of dog bite insurance claims filed. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 489 dog bite claims were filed at an average cost of around $43,059 per claim. If you were bitten by a dog in Arizona, a dog bite injury lawyer can help you seek compensation.
Dog Ownership by State
Dog ownership has increased nationwide over the last few decades, in some states
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Insurance companies spend millions of dollars creating characters, spokespeople, and mascots to gain the trust of consumers.  Taglines such as “Nationwide is on your side”, “You’re in good hands with Allstate”, and “Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there” all help sell the image that insurance companies exist to do the right thing for the people they insure.  However, this is not the case.
The truth is that insurance companies have built a reputation for delaying, denying or defending legitimate insurance claims just to avoid paying consumers.
Many people who have dealt with insurance companies, especially lawyers who have
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As a driver, you may anticipate car accidents caused by negligent drivers, such as drunk and distracted motorists. You may not expect an accident caused by a defective vehicle part. Yet this is exactly what happens to thousands of drivers every year due to motor vehicle defects. A motor vehicle defect can take many forms, but certain types of defects have historically been linked to car accidents more than others. If you are in a collision due to a vehicle defect, speak to a Scottsdale car accident lawyer as soon as possible.
What Is a Motor Vehicle Defect? 
A motor
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Purchasing a recreational vehicle (RV) is a great way to see and explore more of Arizona. Before you invest in an RV, however, you need to know the state’s insurance requirements. Failing to comply with the required types and amounts of insurance for an RV in Arizona could result in legal trouble, such as a fine and the suspension of your vehicle’s registration.
Is RV Insurance Required in Arizona? 
Yes, RV insurance is a legal requirement in the State of Arizona. Like other types of vehicles, RVs require proper insurance coverage before they can be registered in Arizona if they
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There is a common misconception that law enforcement in Arizona has no jurisdiction over car accidents that occur on private property. This leads many people to not call the police or report car accidents that take place away from public roads. However, if you wish to seek insurance benefits for property damage or injuries caused by an accident on private property, it is in your best interest to report the collision. You should then seek the assistance of a local car or motorcycle accident attorney in Scottsdale as you begin to navigate the process of your claim.
Should You Report
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