Different Types of Nerve Injuries

responsible for sending impulses to your muscles and organs. These pathways are made up of bundles of axons which are grouped into fascicles. The most common type of nerve injury occurs to the peripheral nerves, meaning the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. In addition to these, automobile accidents can cause whiplash, which is where the head and neck is jerked forward. This momentum can stretch or pinch the nerves in the neck and … Continue reading “Different Types of Nerve Injuries”

Personal Injury Definitions To Know

If you have been injured in Arizona because of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to get compensation by filing a personal injury lawsuit. This category broadly includes injury to a person’s body, mind, or emotions and seeks to compensate a victim. While damage to property is not included in this definition, if property is involved it can become a part of your personal injury case. There are some important definitions you will need … Continue reading “Personal Injury Definitions To Know”

What is the Attractive Nuisance Doctrine?

In order to prove negligence, it is necessary to demonstrate that the defendant owed a duty of care to the injured individual. In the case of premises liability cases, trespassers generally are not owed a duty of care since they are not present on the property legally. However, one possible exception to this is if the trespasser was a child and the property owner had reason to believe there was a risk of child trespassers. … Continue reading “What is the Attractive Nuisance Doctrine?”

Your Rights as a Passenger in a Car Accident

Being involved in a collision can be frightening and overwhelming. Your situation may be even more complicated if you were a passenger in a car accident. Whether the driver of the car you were in or the driver of another car was at fault, you may be entitled to compensation for any injuries you sustained. Our experienced personal injury attorneys can help you determine how to move forward. What to Do After an Accident as … Continue reading “Your Rights as a Passenger in a Car Accident”

Talking to an Insurance Adjuster

If you have been injured in an accident, it’s likely that the at-fault insurance company will assign an insurance adjuster to your claim. Although this individual may act friendly, it is important to remember that the insurance company and their representatives are not on your side. Insurance companies hire adjusters to determine liability and to make sure they aren’t wasting money. It is the adjuster’s job to protect the insurance company by paying out as … Continue reading “Talking to an Insurance Adjuster”

Most Common Car Accident Causes

No one gets into their vehicle expecting to have an accident. Car crashes are caused by a variety of factors, but often the results are the same. These accidents can result in damage to your vehicle, personal injury, and even death. In Arizona alone, there were 127,056 motor vehicle collisions in 2018 and sadly 916 ended in death. Knowing the most common car accident causes can help you know what to avoid. Frequent causes for … Continue reading “Most Common Car Accident Causes”

Considerations in a Commercial Vehicle Accident Case

Accidents involving commercial vehicles are frequently more catastrophic and the process for filing legal claims is often different from a typical car accident. The difference in size alone between a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle can be devastating, especially if there is a tractor-trailer involved. When these accidents occur, they may end in wrongful death or serious injuries that can lead to lifelong disability. Because of this, you need an experienced law firm to … Continue reading “Considerations in a Commercial Vehicle Accident Case”

The Importance of Taking Accident Scene Photos

Being in an automobile accident can be chaotic, frightening, and overwhelming. It is important to first check your condition and the condition of others involved, contact the police, and get medical attention if needed. However, there are also other steps that you should take that could provide evidence, speed up insurance claims, and help you if your case goes to court. Accident scene photos can provide important details that you may not remember later and … Continue reading “The Importance of Taking Accident Scene Photos”

Symptoms of PTSD From a Car Accident

After a traumatic car accident, the effects extend beyond physical injuries alone. The emotional distress that may follow a crash can have a significant impact on your life. These issues can develop into post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a serious mental health condition. PTSD from a car accident is unfortunately more common than many people are aware. One study from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) found that 39.2% of crash survivors developed PTSD. If … Continue reading “Symptoms of PTSD From a Car Accident”

What is Loss of Consortium?

There are various types of personal injury compensation that may apply depending on your case. One example is loss of consortium. Instead of being awarded to the victim of the accident, these damages compensate a family member of the victim. Determining whether loss of consortium damages apply and the value of a claim can be complex, so it’s important to have an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side. Defining Loss of Consortium Loss of … Continue reading “What is Loss of Consortium?”

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