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The electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, was invented in 2003 as an alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. Nearly 20 years later, e-cigarette and vaping devices have become a staple in the industry. JUUL is one of the leading e-cigarette companies, valued at around $38 billion. Currently, around 50 million people use e-cigarettes and vaping devices. Unfortunately, users are at risk of several major health problems – and potentially many more that scientists still have not discovered.
Nicotine Addiction
Despite being widely advertised as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes pose many of the same (and new) health threats. One is
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Every year, many serious and deadly automobile accidents in Arizona take place at intersections. Some of the most dangerous intersections in Phoenix are 75th Ave. and Indian School Rd., 27th Ave. and Camelback Rd., and 67th Ave. and McDowell Rd. Right-of-way laws are in place to prevent intersection accidents by determining which driver may proceed across the intersection at a time. It is critical to understand who has the right-of-way at an Arizona intersection to avoid being injured in an intersection car accident.
What Does the Right-of-Way Mean?
The right-of-way means legal permission to enter or proceed across a roadway.
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On June 23, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave marketing denial orders to JUUL Labs Inc. – a demand to pull all of their products from the shelves in the United States. As a result, JUUL was prohibited from selling and distributing its e-cigarettes and vaping devices in the U.S. The following day, however, the U.S. Court of Appeals passed a temporary administrative stay of the marketing denial order. This means that while JUUL products can still be sold in the U.S. today, their future is uncertain.
Is JUUL Banned or Legal in the USA?
As of
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Motor vehicle accidents are one of the top causes of unintentional injury deaths in Arizona and throughout the United States. According to data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, 1,057 people lost their lives in fatal motor vehicle accidents in 2020. Driver behavior causes more than 90 percent of car accidents. Understanding the leading causes of fatal accidents in Arizona could potentially save your life in a Phoenix car collision.
Speeding can mean exceeding the posted speed limit or driving too fast for conditions. If a road is wet and dark, for instance, a driver may need
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No one expects the car they just bought to have significant problems – especially issues that run the risk of causing a car accident, such as bad brakes. Unfortunately, not all car dealerships and private sellers are trustworthy. Many sell buyers vehicles without disclosing major problems. These cars are referred to as “lemons.” In Arizona, if you purchase a lemon, you may be able to return the vehicle for free repairs, reimbursement or a replacement under the Lemon Law.
What Is a Lemon?
A lemon is a motor vehicle that has a significant defect, mechanical problem or long-term issue that
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Defensive driving is a program in Arizona that consists of a series of traffic safety courses. If eligible, you can attend defensive driving school to avoid some of the penalties associated with a traffic ticket or moving violation, such as a speeding ticket. Defensive driving can have benefits such as preventing points from being added to your driver’s license. You can only take a defensive driving class once per year, however, and only for one eligible citation at a time.
What Qualifies You for a Defensive Driving Diversion Program in Arizona?
To qualify for defensive driving, you must not have
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Speeding is one of the most common causes of car accidents in Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles, speeding killed 337 people in 2020. It was the most commonly reported driver violation. To combat this dangerous driving behavior, Arizona has speed limits that drivers must obey. Breaking the speed limit can lead to a speeding ticket – which can cost a driver up to $500 in fines and even result in jail time.
Cost and Penalties of a Speeding Ticket in Arizona
Speeding is penalized harshly in Arizona to serve as a warning to drivers to
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Whether or not you enjoy wearing a seat belt, its safety benefits cannot be denied. Seat belt laws are in place to protect drivers and vehicle occupants from serious injuries in car accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, seat belts saved an estimated 14,955 lives in 2017 (the most recent year data is available). Find out if and when you need to wear a seat belt under Arizona law, as well as the possible repercussions of failing to buckle up.
What Are Arizona’s Seat Belt Laws?
According to Arizona Revised Statute Section 28-909, all motor
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The rules of the road are important to follow, and if you have been injured in an accident caused by someone who was breaking them, you could be entitled to compensation. Being in an accident that was caused by someone or something else may entitle you to damages to cover all costs associated with your accident, ranging from medical bills to lost earnings at work. Following the rules of the road is only possible when you know them, and a recent change to Arizona law will change the way in which drivers and motorcyclists interact, and will change the illegal
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The practice of lane splitting is when a motorcyclist will use the space between lanes of traffic to move through the cars. This effectively opens a new lane for the motorcyclists, one in which they will not be trapped between cars and potentially rear-ended. While lane splitting may make travel more efficient for motorcyclists, and sometimes even safer, it does also entail a certain level of risk. 
Lane splitting can lead to motorcycle crashes that can cause significant injury or even death. Accidents involving motorcyclists often lead to serious injury for the motorcyclist given the lack of a metal chassis,
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Experiencing an injury in a slip and fall accident can lead to significant costs, and also changes to how you live your life. These costs and changes may entitle you to compensation, depending upon the unique facts and circumstances of your accident. You will have the option of choosing between filing an insurance claim, or taking the matter to court through a personal injury lawsuit. 
Common slip and fall accidents include: 

  • Spilled drinks or other liquids
  • Cracks or holes in the ground 
  • Icy sidewalks 
  • Objects protruding from the ground

Common injuries from slip and falls include: 

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Experiencing a personal injury can lead to substantial medical costs, and also impact your ability to work and support yourself and your family. When the cause of your injury was someone or something else, you could be entitled to compensation for all associated costs and damages. 
To collect, you’ll need to claim your damages through a complex process, and you can only collect what you can prove with evidence. Working with a Phoenix personal injury attorney from Stone Rose Law will provide you with support through every step of the process, ensuring the best possible outcome for your claim. 
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Being injured in a car accident can put the brakes on not only your plans for the day, but also your ability to work and provide for your family. When someone or something else was the cause of your car accident, you will be entitled to recover compensation for your damages. 
Proving that another party is at fault requires the application of the law and case precedent to the unique facts and circumstances of your case. Once fault is proven, you’ll need to then collect evidence in support of the damages that you are seeking, as you can only collect
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Car accidents can lead not only to vehicle repair bills, but also significant medical costs and potentially an impact upon your ability to work and support your family. When you are injured in a car accident that was caused by someone or something else, you could be entitled to compensation for all related costs and damages. 
Collecting what you are entitled to for your car accident requires that your damages be accurately and completely measured with evidence. This evidence is then incorporated into a complex claims process to collect the compensation you are entitled to by filing with the insurance
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Being injured in an accident caused by someone or something else will entitle you to compensation for the related costs and damages, but what if you contributed to the accident? When a person is injured while riding a motorcycle without a helmet, whether or not they are legally obligated to wear a helmet, and whether they were wearing one, will impact the outcome of their case. 
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, or lost a loved one to a motorcycle accident, it is helpful to explore your options with an experienced attorney who knows what options are
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Being in a car accident can lead to significant vehicle repairs, medical bills, lost wages, and even lost earnings potential in the long run. When someone or something else was the cause of your car accident, you could be entitled to compensation for all the costs and damages associated with your accident from the party that caused it. The evidence will determine who is liable, and sometimes the cause of a rear-end collision is not the driver who hit the other car. 
Rear-end collisions make up over 43% of all multi-car collisions in Arizona, according to the 2019 Arizona Crash
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