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Motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries for a motorcyclist and others involved. In the immediate aftermath of a motorcycle crash in Arizona, there are various steps that individuals can take to help ensure their own well-being and that they are able to recover the compensation they are entitled to.
1. Get to Safety
In the immediate aftermath of a motorcycle accident in Arizona, you need to make sure that you are safe. You need to get to the median or the shoulder of the road and be well away from traffic. If you cannot move your motorcycle, leave it
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Motorcycle accidents are often devastating for those involved. This is particularly true for the motorcyclist because they do not have much protection from the force of a heavier vehicle or from an impact with the ground or a fixed object. It is important to report motorcycle accidents after they occur in order to recover compensation. However, many individuals are not sure of when or how to report a motorcycle accident.
When do You Need to Report an Arizona Motorcycle Crash?
In the state of Arizona, the law is fairly strict about when vehicle accidents have to be reported. This includes
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Accidents involving larger commercial trucks can be terrifying, but the immediate aftermath of the incident is an important time frame for individuals involved. There are various steps that you can take at the scene of a truck crash in Arizona to help ensure that you are properly cared for and that you recover the compensation you are entitled to.
1. Ensure Your Safety and Seek Medical Care
The number one priority at any commercial truck accident scene is your safety and well-being. If you, your passengers, or your vehicle are in an unsafe location, you need to assess the situation
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Believe it or not, the holidays are upon us. All of us at Torgenson Law hope you are enjoying a festive season! Tis’ the season to wear the perfect, obnoxious sweater and splurge on delicious foods as well as gifts with favored friends, family members, and fellow workers. It is also a season to decorate the home, power shop for the perfect and imperfect gifts, and of course, spend hours in the kitchen baking a melody of delightful treats. However, with all these joyous activities, there are of course a number of unforeseen holiday hazards that could potentially lead to
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Spina bifida is a birth defect that can affect a child’s spine and leave them with disabilities for the rest of their lives. Parents and guardians may be able to recover compensation if their child’s spina bifida was caused by the careless or negligent actions of a doctor or obstetrician or if there were complications due to poor delivery preparations.
If these medical professionals fail to properly diagnose spina bifida prior to delivery, there may be severe complications during the birth of the child. Here, our personal injury lawyers want to look at whether or not individuals may be able
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Individuals can suffer from paralysis for a wide variety of reasons. In some cases, paralysis is caused by some sort of traumatic event that affects the spinal cord. In other cases, paralysis can be caused by internal medical conditions such as strokes or heart attacks. However, is paralysis always permanent?
The reality is that paralysis is not always going to be a permanent condition. Here, our team of personal injury attorneys want to discuss how paralysis can affect individuals as well as the chances of recovery. In many cases, individuals who experience a traumatic event or a medical condition are
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Spinal cord injuries often result in significant medical bills and long-term disabilities for victims. If a person sustained a spinal cord injury as a result of the negligent or intentional actions of another party, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. The total amount of compensation available in these situations will vary depending on the facts and circumstances surrounding each particular spinal cord injury case. Here, we want to discuss the factors that can affect average settlements for a spinal cord injury in Arizona.
Examining the Costs of a Spinal Cord Injury in Arizona

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If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the negligent or intentional actions of another person or entity, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. In general, this includes current medical expenses, lost wages, property damage expenses, and various types of pain and suffering losses. However, will you be able to receive compensation for expected future medical bills associated with the injuries caused by the negligence of the other party?
Why Most People Focus on Current Medical Costs
In the aftermath of a person sustaining an injury, the most important thing that a
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If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the negligent or intentional actions of another person or entity, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. In general, this includes current medical expenses, lost wages, property damage expenses, and various types of pain and suffering losses. However, will you be able to receive compensation for expected future medical bills associated with the injuries caused by the negligence of the other party?
Why Most People Focus on Current Medical Costs
In the aftermath of a person sustaining an injury, the most important thing that a
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Ahh Thanksgiving, a most wonderful time of delicious food, beer, and football. There is no question that the last two years have been difficult for everyone. Regardless, we, at Torgenson Law, want to wish you a joyful, safe, and relaxing weekend with friends and family. And as Arizona Injury Lawyers, we know that the chaos associated with holiday weekends tend to pose additional personal injury threats. We just want to remind you to have fun this weekend, but to also be vigilant on the roads as well as in the kitchen.
Turkey may be at the center stage of the
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Generally speaking, in “rear-end” collisions, the driver that rear-ended the other is usually the at-fault party for the crash. From a legal standpoint, the rear driver is considered liable because he or she is “following too closely” or “at a speed too great for conditions.” Nonetheless, there are circumstances where the front vehicle’s driver might be at least partially responsible for the crash.

Brake checking, also referred to as brake testing, occurs when one driver deliberately taps or slams on their brakes to let the rear driver know that they are following them too closely. Even though many people think
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Wearing a seat belt is one of the best ways to prevent severe injuries and fatalities in the event a vehicle accident occurs. Arizona has seat belt laws in place that require those inside a vehicle to buckle up at all times. Arizona is also one of the states where a person may receive reduced compensation if they were not wearing a seatbelt and sustained an injury when a collision occurred. Here, we want to discuss how your compensation can be affected by not wearing a seat belt in a vehicle accident caused by another driver.
Arizona Law Requires Seatbelt
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Brake checking, also referred to as brake testing, occurs when one driver deliberately taps or slams on their brakes to let the rear driver know that they are following them too closely. Even though many people think this is a smart thing to do to get someone to back away from the rear of their vehicle, the practice of brake checking can be incredibly dangerous. Here, we want to discuss whether or not brake checking is illegal in Arizona and what you can do if you are involved in an accident caused by someone brake checking you.
Yes, Brake Checking
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Any construction site that goes up more than one floor will likely have some sort of scaffolding present. From the outside looking in, and for those not familiar with construction, scaffolding can seem somewhat flimsy. However, scaffolding has to be constructed in certain ways in order to ensure stability and safety for the workers. Scaffolding is actually very stable if constructed correctly, and it can last quite a while while the construction is ongoing. However, scaffolding accidents can lead to severe injuries and even fatalities. Here, we want to discuss the most common causes of scaffolding accidents in Arizona.
Scaffolding
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Construction workers face incredible risks every day. Even though these individuals are essential workers in our economy, we often disregard the fact that they operate around dangerous equipment and in sometimes hazardous conditions. It is crucial for all construction companies and employees to take the steps necessary to ensure a safe working environment. Here, we want to discuss the main steps that can be taken to prevent construction accidents.
Construction Accident Prevention is More Important Than People Realize
Data presented by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) indicates that approximately 20% of all workplace fatalities during the latest reporting
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Parking lot accidents can lead to serious injuries and extensive property damage for those involved. However, parking lot vehicle accidents regularly become confusing, particularly when working to secure compensation. At Torgenson Law, our team has extensive experience handling complex vehicle accident cases. We understand the complexities presented by parking lot accidents in Phoenix, and we can help recover full compensation on behalf of our clients. This includes coverage of medical bills, lost wages, and property damage expenses.
Why Choose Torgenson Law?
If you have sustained an injury or property damage caused by a parking lot collision, we urge you to
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