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Posted On 10/28/19

Lost Wages After a Car Accident

A car accident could change your life. A physical injury could cause emotional strife, physical pain, expensive bills and lost wages. Lost wages can be a significant drain on your family’s income after a car accident. As a crash survivor, you may need to take days or weeks off work during hospital stays or while in recovery. If a car accident injury causes long-term disability, you may need to take a lower-paying job or go into early retirement. In Arizona, civil laws could give you the right to seek compensation for lost wages from an at-fault party after a car accident. Are You Eligible for Wage Recovery? Arizona civil laws...

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Posted On 10/22/19

New Rule Could End Sale of Inclined Sleepers

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is proposing a new rule that would effectively eliminate the sale of inclined sleepers, an infant bed that is designed to position babies to sleep on an incline of between 10 and 30 degrees. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics has long cautioned that these products make it more likely that a child’s airway will become compressed, causing them to suffocate. A study conducted for the CPSC found that babies have died in inclined sleepers despite pediatricians’ warnings over the years that the devices were not safe.  Erin Mannen, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, directed the...

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Posted On 10/21/19

Arizona Move Over Law

Most states have some version of the Move Over law. Move Over laws instruct motorists to switch lanes or slow down when passing stopped emergency and utility vehicles. They also instruct drivers to pull to the side and stop for oncoming emergency vehicles. Move Over laws aim to reduce the number of car accident injuries and deaths among emergency workers. They also help facilitate emergency response by forcing motorists to stop for ambulances and firetrucks. Breaking Arizona’s Move Over law could result in serious penalties, especially if the driver causes a car accident. What Does the Move Over Law State? Arizona’s Move Over law, ARS 28-775, says a driver must...

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Posted On 10/14/19

Arizona Golf Cart Laws

A golf cart is a vehicle designed for toting golf clubs and players on golf courses. However, many people in Arizona use them as a regular mode of transportation. They are fuel-efficient and the perfect size for many. Golf carts are popular in Arizona among seasonal residents who come to the state each winter. Maricopa County alone has more than 30,000 registered golf carts. Before you take your golf cart out on the town, learn the state’s related laws to keep yourself and others safe. What Is a Golf Cart? The official definition of a golf cart under Arizona law is a vehicle with at least three wheels on the...

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Posted On 10/07/19

Arizona Dog Bite Law Euthanasia

Dog bites can be devastating personal injuries. Dog bites have killed hundreds of victims in the U.S. over the years. Animal attacks have caused thousands of life-altering personal injuries. One of the most common questions asked after a serious dog bite incident in Arizona is, “Will the city put the dog down?” Whether you are a dog bite victim or a pet owner, it is important to know where Arizona stands on dog euthanasia laws after attacks. How Animal Control Responds to Dog Attacks A dog attack victim should call the local animal control center for an investigation of the event if the injuries are serious. If the bite punctures...

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Posted On 10/04/19

Nearly 1 Million Ridgewood Four-Drawer Dressers Recalled; Sold Exclusively at Kmart

The risk of residential appliances and furniture tipping over is a hidden danger of which manufacturers are full aware, yet dangerous products continue to be sold. In yet another example, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the furniture manufacturer Ridgewood Industries, Inc. of Canada has issued a recall on the Bellmont four-drawer dressers with plastic drawer glides.  The dressers were sold exclusively at  Kmart stores nationwide from April 2013 to November 2018 for about $40. The recalled dressers are unstable and can tip over if not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. Consumers should immediately stop using any recalled dresser that is not properly...

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