What is Whiplash?

On Automobiles.

Whiplash is sometimes portrayed as a “made up” injury claimed by some people as a way to get money when they have been in an accident, but are not really injured. The fact is, whiplash is a violent, painful, often debilitating injury. Whiplash injuries commonly occur when a person’s head is violently forced in a direction during a motor vehicle collision.  In a rear collision, a person’s neck may hyperextend backwards, as the seat is

Understanding the Obligations of Arizona Insurance Companies in Vehicle Accidents

On Automobiles, Insurance Bad Faith.

We’ve been told by television commercials repeatedly that insurance companies are our friends, and if we’re injured, they will be there to help us.  But when an accident happens, the promised help often isn’t there.  After an accident, there can be confusion about the obligations of insurance companies, particularly if the other driver at fault has the same insurance company as we have. The following is a short summary of the obligations of Arizona insurance

Understanding Arizona Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

On Insurance Bad Faith, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists.

Uninsured motor vehicle coverage helps protect the driver and driver’s passengers injured by another driver who has no insurance. Underinsured motor vehicle coverage helps protect when the other driver does not have enough insurance to pay all damages caused by the collision. Uninsured and underinsured coverages are important because if the driver causing the accident is uninsured or underinsured, your insurance will “step in” and pay for damages  you sustain, including lost wages and pain and

Arizona Dram Shop Law and Liability

On Dram Shop Liabiity.

“Dram shop” is a legal term used in the United States that refers to the liability of restaurants, bars, and other commercial establishments if they provide alcohol to patrons after the patrons have become intoxicated, or to minors, and these people injure or kill others.  In the United States, state laws generally provide that establishments can be held liable for the consequences that result from providing alcohol to minors or from over-serving intoxicated patrons. Arizona

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