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Phoenix Personal Injury Attorneys

Knapp & Roberts - Personal Injury

850 North 2nd Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

Phone(480) 991-7677 or(800) 541-4477

Website www.krattorneys.com
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Other Offices: Scottsdale (AZ)  

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Law Firm Overview

Knapp & Roberts - Personal Injury has served Phoenix, Arizona and the surrounding communities for nearly two decades. The firm's attorneys have committed their entire practice to helping victims of negligence gain the compensation they need in order to optimally move forward with their lives. The firm has been highly successful in claims against various large and small entities.

The lawyers of the firm chose their particular path in law because of their belief in helping people. They know that if you were injured by someone else's negligence, you need not only compensation but a sense of justice. That awareness has led the attorneys to seek the highest compensation possible in order to account for all aspects of suffering and burden that resulted from the negligence of the liable party. The attorneys persuasively and professionally present each claim, backed by comprehensive understanding of the laws that govern liability.

The firm's lawyers value the relationships they form, and they honor them by offering honest and straightforward information at all times, and most importantly by always acting in the client's best interest. Whether your claim may settle, or it is obvious that the liable party will not be offering an agreeable amount, the lawyers will vigorously assert your position in or out of court. Known not only for their legal aptitude but also for their history of inspiring positive change in personal injury legislation, the attorneys of Knapp & Roberts have demonstrated a strong commitment to clients and a passion for bringing justice where there is none.


Languages: Spanish, English

Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Dram Shop Liability; Sexual Assault; Amputation Injury; Fires; Electrocution; Injuries Involving Children; Negligent Security; School & Playground Injuries; Medical Device Recall; Automobile Defects; Dangerous Toys; Dangerous Chemical Exposure; Actos - Bladder Cancer; Dangerous Drugs; Serious Auto Accidents; Serious Personal Injury; Statutes of Limitation; Recalled Prescription Drugs; Faulty Equipment Injury.


Areas of Law Description

Knapp & Roberts provides legal representation and services in the following areas of practice:

- Personal Injury

A personal injury can instantly change your life permanently. Serious personal injuries will require extensive medical expenses and major life changes. Our personal injury attorneys at Knapp & Roberts will work with you and your family to fully understand what your injuries have done to your quality of life and to your future.

- Wrongful Death

A wrongful death lawsuit claim is brought to recover damages for the injuries that the surviving family and/or estate have suffered due to the death of the victim. At Knapp & Roberts, we may not be able to erase the pain of a wrongful death, but we can help your family obtain the compensation you need and deserve. In addition, our law firm will also help you make a difference by forcing changes in the system that caused your loved one's death.

- Medical Malpractice

If you or a loved one is living with the consequences of medical malpractice, it is important to talk to an experienced lawyer who can protect your rights and get you the compensation to which you are entitled. At the Knapp & Roberts, our medical malpractice lawyers have successfully represented clients in challenging medical negligence cases since 1991. We have a network of experts from leading medical institutions who help us evaluate and litigate medical negligence cases.

- Auto Accidents

A serious car accident has extraordinary consequences and often involves financial losses including lost income, extensive medical bills, and property losses. At the Knapp & Roberts personal injury law firm, we have focused all our energy and resources since 1991 on helping injured people and the families who have been seriously injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents.

- Products Liability

If a defective product caused you or a loved one serious injury, talk to a defective product lawyer at Knapp & Roberts in Scottsdale, Arizona. Our firm has obtained compensation for hundreds of clients injured by defective products taken off the market due to safety concerns. Our firm holds manufacturers responsible when dangerous products are allowed to reach innocent consumers.



Affiliations

  • Super Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • American Association for Justice
  • Maricopa County Bar Association

Partners

Craig Knapp Mr. Craig A. Knapp
Attorney
Car Accident, Defective Products, Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Nursing Home Abuse

Dana Roberts Ms. Dana R. Roberts
Attorney
Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury, Product Liability



Attorneys

David Abney Mr. David L. Abney
Attorney
Civil Rights, Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury

  

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Articles Published by Knapp & Roberts - Personal Injury

 Should Doctors Be Responsible for Taking the Car Keys Away from Aging Patients?

Is there a magic age where someone is no longer capable of safely maintaining control behind the wheel? It seems to be a bit of a dubious question when phrased that way and a difficult one to answer. For many aging drivers - especially those living in rural or suburban areas - giving up the car keys is akin to giving up their independence.

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 Study: Hospitals Attempt to Bury Evidence of Medical Malpractice

A recent study indicates that hospitals bury evidence of medical negligence through underreporting and by refusing to perform autopsies. Hospitals in Arizona and across the country are burying their mistakes, according to a new study recently released by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel R. Levinson.

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 Arizona Teen Car Accident Fatalities on the Rise

The rate of teen crashes increases in Arizona and across the country. Experts say that teens receive inadequate instruction on how to drive safely. The number of teen car accident fatalities in Arizona recently increased, reflecting a problem seen throughout the country.

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 Actos Litigation Moves Forward

Scientists recently linked the blockbuster diabetes drug Actos to bladder cancer. Actos’ maker insists that the benefits of the drug outweigh the risks, but bladder cancer sufferers disagree. The first hearing was recently scheduled for a wave of lawsuits against diabetes drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

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 The Critical Role of Nurses in Avoiding Medication Errors

Medication errors are far more common than most people imagine. Commonly cited statistics are that 1.3 million people are injured and approximately 7,000 people die from medication errors each year in the U.S. In May 2011, Dr. Pamela Brown, a Ph.D., RN nurse manager of a pediatric intensive care unit, gave a presentation on fatal medication errors at a conference for critical care nurses.

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 TSB Targets its “10 Most Wanted” Public Transportation Safety Improvements

In June 2011, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced its list of the top 10 issues the agency would like to address to improve transportation safety and save lives. This is the 21st such list the agency has produced. The list calls attention to critical issues that result in loss of life and injury in public transit accidents involving trucks, buses, boats and airplanes and general highway safety.

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 Establishing Fault in Car - Bicycle Accidents

In 2009 (the last year for which there are statistics), there were 51,000 injuries from bicycle-vehicle accidents in the U.S.; 1,643 of those injuries occurred in Arizona. There were 630 bike accident fatalities nationwide, 25 of which were in Arizona, which was a 31 percent increase in bike rider deaths over the prior year.

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 ASU Board of Regents Accused of Violating Title IX

Title IX was enacted to prevent discrimination on the basis of gender in educational institutions. The law requires that a school, once it learns of a sexual assault, should effectively investigate the incident, eliminate the risk, and remedy the harm to the student whenever possible.

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 Cyberbullying on the Rise

According to a report by the National Crime Prevention Council, 43 percent of teens have experienced some form of cyberbullying online. With the advent of social networking and social media sites, staying connected online has become a major part of people's lives. This is especially true for teenagers. Over 95 percent of teenagers have an email account and 97 percent of teens report using the Internet at home for personal or school purposes.

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 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) defines physical abuse as any "use of physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain, or impairment." According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there were over 16,000 nursing homes in the United States in 2004. Over 1.5 million people called those facilities home that year and that population is expected to keep growing.

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 Guardianships and Vulnerable Adults in Arizona

In Arizona, anyone interested in the affairs or welfare of an allegedly incompetent person may petition the court for appointment as a guardian. ABC15 reports that Sun Valley Group of Tempe requested appointment as guardian to Gloria Horrigan and Rosemary Brown. Upon appointment, Horrigan was taken to a nursing home against her will and not allowed visitors, not even her family. Brown followed a similar pattern, also taken and not allowed to see her family or visitors.

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 Arizona Road Safety: A Bumpy Ride

A combination of less than ideal road conditions and design, traffic density, irresponsible driving and pedestrian habits resulted in 23,698 Arizona car accidents last year. Arizona offers beautiful weather, landscapes and sunsets, but distracting some Arizonans from those gifts are the dangerous roads and driving environments.

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