Five Dirty Tricks Insurance Companies Use to Keep Your Money From You As Arizona personal injury attorneys, we have long heard the phrases “ambulance chaser” and “frivolous lawsuits.” These terms often lead to an accident victim’s reluctance in hiring a personal injury attorney.  Understandably, these stereotypes and myths often stem from annoying advertisements such as flashy billboards or corny commercials. However, the misleading negative connotations associated with personal injury attorneys and victims are driven by insurance companies who exaggerate and misrepresent the truth to avoid fully compensating accident victims. It is vital that you remain aware of the strategies…
In NYSRPA, a group of public defenders just filed this amicus. I cannot find words to describe it. You don’t need to know 2A law or Supreme Court standards to feel its impact. It’s “Why We Fight” in brief form. The NY gun law is a stupid law, stupidly and zealously applied, so as to destroy good people’s lives. Implicit message: if you feel compunction about striking it down, don’t. You’ll be doing humanity a favor. Just reading the table of contents is enough to sway a reader.…
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution published three books this year that you, your colleagues, and your students might be interested in. Mediating Legal Disputes: Effective Techniques to Resolve Cases, Second Edition, by Dwight Golann. Psychology for Lawyers: Understanding the Human Factors in Negotiation, Litigation, and Decision Making, Second Edition, by Jennifer K. Robbennolt and … Continue reading Three New ABA Books Hot Off the Press! →
Routines and patterns are important to the thread of many of our daily lives. Things such as getting up at the same time, eating the same breakfast, and driving the same route to work are extremely common. If one of these types of tasks changes, how do you react? If an ingredient you need for your usual breakfast isn’t available, is it easy for you to change course? What if there is an accident on your usual route to your office? The ability to change mid-course during any action or activity is important. For many people, changing course is very…
Justice Cardozo once said that as many as 9 out of 10 legal issues can be resolved by deduction alone.[1] The most useful form of legal deduction is the syllogism, which generally has two premises and a conclusion.[2] Crack open……
The Court’s docket is here; skim down to nearly the end for today’s filings. The brief that I filed is here. I’m too tired to add more, but arguments I and II are the most important. Yes, “bear arms” was understood to mean “carry weapons,” if you were writing a constitutional amendment.…
GOOD LAWYERS. CHANGING LIVES. ® ® Our Personal Injury Lawyers Represent Those Injured by Distracted Drivers While many automobile, truck, motorcycle, and bicycle crashes can result from inclement weather and/or difficult road conditions, recent research indicates that human error accounts for about 90% of the motor vehicle accidents that occur in the United States. Intoxicated drivers and […] The post JULY 2021 ARIZONA E-NEWS appeared first on Burg Simpson.…
If you find out that a warrant has been issued for your arrest, stay calm and contact a criminal defense attorney in Glendale right away. Being accused of a crime can be overwhelming, but an attorney will know exactly how to protect your rights from the very beginning. You should never ignore an arrest warrant in Arizona. Contact an attorney to help you handle the situation calmly and correctly. What Is an Arrest Warrant? An arrest warrant is a legal document issued by a judge that authorizes law enforcement to take someone into custody. Arrest warrants are issued against people…
how to find my well permit number assessor parcel number (apn)- how to find To find your home’s APN, go to your local county assessor’s office website and search for your address. There you can see information regarding your APN, lot size, home type, property tax history, and sale price history. Synonyms include: Assessor’s Identification Number (AIN), County Assessor’s Parcel I.D., Property Identification Number (PIN), Property Account Number, Tax Account Number Maricopa County Parcel Search: Maricopa County Assessor’s Office Pinal County Parcel Search: Parcel Search – Pinal County (pinalcountyaz.gov) assessor parcel number (apn)- definition An Assessor Parcel Number (APN) is…
Vehicle accidents occur with regularity throughout the state of Arizona. In the aftermath of a vehicle accident, law enforcement officials and insurance carriers will conduct an investigation in order to determine fault. However, just because one more driver may be found at fault does not mean that they (or their insurance carriers) will not try to defend themselves against the claim and try to pass liability onto another party involved. The post What are Common Defenses Used in Car Accidents? appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.…
Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors’ Rights Blog Is Your Bankruptcy Filing Ripe for An Adversary Complaint? July 19, 2021 An automatic stay, which is unique to bankruptcy, generally gives breathing room to a debtor who has filed a bankruptcy.  Meaning, if there was pending litigation or attempts to collect an outstanding obligation, the majority of those actions must cease subject to a further Bankruptcy Court order that removes the automatic stay.  In a previous blog post, “Will the ‘Return to Normalcy’ Increase Tenants Seeking Bankruptcy Relief?” we broadly discussed the automatic stay and debts that are either dischargeable versus…
I came across an interesting story recently that resonated with me because I have seen this in my practice.  A Kentucky woman who noticed a lump in her breast went to have it checked out at a local hospital.  The hospital performed a mammogram and then sent her a letter.  The letter stated that there was “no evidence of cancer” seen on the mammogram.  The woman, whose mother had died of breast cancer, was greatly relieved.  She should not have been. When the lump in her breast continued to grow, her concern returned.  After 10 months of pain, during which…