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Is My Injury Serious Enough for a Lawyer?

When you or a loved one is hurt, expenses can begin to rack up, and sometimes for something that was not even your fault! You should not be...
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Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case

Social media is accessed by millions of people around the world. It is also used by defense lawyers, private investigators, and the defendants....

In a Car Crash? You Need to File a Police Report

Filing a police report after a car accident is one of the most important things you can do. If your accident was bad enough to block traffic or...

How to Choose a Wrongful Death Attorney

Losing a loved one is an unimaginable tragedy. Losing someone due to the possible negligence of another can make the pain even harder. Find out...

What to Expect in a Free Case Evaluation with a Personal Injury Lawer

Most injury lawyers offer free case consultations. What can you expect to happen during your visit? What should you look for in an injury lawyer?

Why You Need Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Arizona law requires drivers to have insurance coverage. However, many drivers lack adequate coverage and are actually underinsured. As a...

What Is a Whistleblower?

The term may be familiar to most people but they may not understand the definition of a whistleblower. Whistleblowers are an important part of...

Why You Need Underinsured Motorist Coverage

If you donít have Underinsured Motorist Coverage, you could be vulnerable if you have a crash.

Arizona Child Custody Factors

There are many factors that may impact how a judge in Arizona may rule on a child custody issue. Some of those factors, however, may be more...

10 Legal Keys to Business Success

Avoiding legal pitfalls that may be holding back your business, exposing you to increased risk, or preventing you from getting the greatest...

Car Accident Victims Often Suffer Joint Injuries Down The Road

According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, there are more than 37,000 deaths each year due to automobile accidents....

When a Dental Malpractice Mistake Happens, Patients Have Options

Across the US, dental malpractice cases happen much more frequently than you might expect. It might not sound to be such a big issue, but on the...

Common and Not So Common Injuries from a Car Accident

Every car accident is different and has the potential to leave the driver and their passengers with serious injuries. These injuries can lead to...

4 Ways Local Police Fight Against Distracted Driving

Your local police wants to you to stop texting and driving among other actions. See ways they can influence safer driving practices in your...

Dog Bite Liabilities: What Should You Do if You Were Bitten by a Dog?

Did you know that a dog's owner is responsible for attacks? It is not uncommon for pedestrians to be bitten by dogs in a variety of situations....

A Look at Legacy Planning

Legacy planning is a thorough, comprehensive approach to the estate planning process.

In Criminal Defense, Is DNA Evidence Really a Smoking Gun?

Is DNA really the smoking gun that the media and police make it out to be? It certainly isn't in light of some of the recent cases of DNA...

Why Would Probate Be Avoided?

Probate is a legal process that serves a purpose, but it comes with some drawbacks.

Will Fitbit and Crowdsourcing Change Personal Injury Cases?

One of the main items taken into account when considering how to price a settlement for a personal injury case is: what is the economic value of...

What Advantages Do Living Trusts Provide?

Many people think that trusts are only useful for the wealthy, but this is not the case.

Copy-and-Paste Creates Inaccurate Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Federal officials say the copy-and-paste features common to computers which are used to enter Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic...

Trends in Technology 2014

2014 was certainly a year to be remembered, from politics to the people who were born and died, it will be a difficult year to forget. From a...

Data Breach Laws Across the United States & its Territories

Shortly after Targetís massive data breach in December of 2013, Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement encouraging the United States...

IT Engineer Damages Employer's Computers, Gets 4 Years in Prison

United States Attorney Booth Goodwin, announced recently that a former network engineer at Charleston, South Carolina based EnerVest Operating,...

Who is Watching You Online?

The world has watched in recent years as Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites have made political uprisings possible where previously...

Nosy Healthcare Employees Snoop Electronic Medical Records

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic Health Records (EHR) are great tools that allow for data exchange between providers and faster...

Law Firms Must Step Up Cybersecurity

A recent article in the New York Times underscores the demand clients are requiring of their law firms to step up their cybersecurity. Financial...

Healthcare Industry is Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

An ID Experts study says that the increased use of smart phones and tablets is significantly increasing the risk of cyber attacks in the health...

In the Age of No Security & Privacy: Five Steps to More Security and Privacy

Security and privacy is important, and probably more important than what many realize. Recently it has become more obvious that security and...

Attack on GoDaddy Highlights Importance of Employee Security Training

An employee of the website hosting and Internet domain registrar, GoDaddy was tricked into giving a Black hat hacker information that could...

California Law Would Require "Destroy" Function in Cell Phones

A proposed California law would force Cellular Providers to have the ability to remotely destroy stolen cell phones. Once destroyed, the cell...

Sample Cell Phone Use While Driving Policy

Here is a sample Cell Phone Use While Driving policy.

Firm Clean Desk Policy

In today's technology world, almost every company uses computers, but there's still plenty of papers to sift through on your desk. Here's a...

Sample Computer and Email Usage Policy

In today's technology world, almost every company uses computers. Here is a sample Computer and Email Usage Policy.

Collection of Electronic Evidence in Truck Accidents can be Key to Developing Your Case

Black Boxes on trucks including EDR, ECM, ECU, allow help determine what was happening with the vehicle during the time prior to the crash. Some...

Theft of Intellectual Property is on the Rise

According to a recent survey, about 56% of employees admit to stealing Intellectual Property (IP) from their company when they are fired.

Death and Digital Assets

It is inevitable, one day you will die. Modern science may someday cure this flaw in the human body, but for now we know that at some point, we...

How to Keep Anyone From Snooping Around Your Cloud

In recent years government has increased its requests for access to Cloud data. Storage-As-A-Service providers such as Google Drive, Dropbox,...

Violation of an Order of Protection in Arizona

Arizona law includes punishments when someone violates an order of protection in the state. A judge will usually issue an order of protection or...

Probation Violations in Arizona

When an individual is sentenced for a specific crime and is out on probation, it is absolutely essential that he or she complies with the terms...

Common Injuries from Car Accidents

The impact of a car accident may pose serious harm to the driver as well as the passengers, and leave them with long-lasting side-effects to...

Common Boating Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Arizona has more lakes and rivers than many people assume. However, the state also has the fifth highest boating accident rate in the country....

What to do in the Case of a Dog Attack

While dog bites are fairly common, unprovoked dog attacks are not. However, as we recently saw in the viral video of a cat saving a human child...

How to Handle a Hit and Run Accident

No matter a driver's reasons for leaving the scene of an accident, you, the victim, are still left high and dry without compensation to help you...

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Just last month, the issue of drowsy driving was brought to the attention of the nation when a sleepy truck driver plowed into famous comedian...

Law Firm's Trust Account Hacked! Six Figures Taken!!!

A Toronto area law firm is missing six figures from their trust account. After being hit over the holidays by a virus which gave hackers remote...

Handling Credit Card Debt

Credit Card Debt is something that is becoming a bigger problem as Americans are getting further in debt. One of the ways that you can address...

Managing the Risky Business of Company E-mail - Part 2

In part one of this article we discussed how employees generally do not consider e-mail as it relates to the companyís legal standing. As an...

Understanding Your Options When a Former Spouse is Delinquent on Child Support or Alimony Payments

In many alimony and child support cases, the spouse required to pay support is either neglectful or purposefully opposed to paying.

Arizona Drugged Driving - Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in Arizona

Have you been charged with driving under the influence of drugs in Arizona? Are you wondering what the penalties are for an Arizona drug DUI...



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