Comparative Negligence In Arizona
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Comparative Negligence In Arizona

WHAT IS ARIZONA’S LAW OF PURE COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE? Arizona is a “Comparative Negligence” state: 12-2505. Comparative negligence; definition A. The defense of contributory negligence or of assumption of risk is in all cases a question of fact and shall at all times be left to the jury. If the jury applies either defense, the claimant’s action is…

Liability of an Airline Passenger for Providing Medical Assistance to Another Passenger
201907.20
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Liability of an Airline Passenger for Providing Medical Assistance to Another Passenger

Liability of an Airline Passenger for Providing Medical Assistance to Another Passenger Generally, an airline passenger is not legally liable for the consequences of providing medical assistance to another passenger. The federal Aviation Medical Assistance Act of 1998 provides that a person is not liable for providing or attempting to provide assistance in the case…

When A Dog Attacks
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When A Dog Attacks

CALL NOW 602.274.7000 It is important to research local regulations for the state where the animal and tenant reside. For many states, it does not matter if the owner knows that the dog may bite. He or she is still responsible for the incident. When strict liability is involved, there are many instances where the…

5 Trends That Could Effect Workers Compensation
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5 Trends That Could Effect Workers Compensation

2019 is slated to bring many changes to the Workers’ Compensation industry. These changes are being implemented for a variety of reasons, including fluctuations in healthcare costs, advances in technology changing how Workers’ Compensation providers can better serve injured workers, and the opioid epidemic. Below are a few of the most prominent trends set to…

Brain Injury Cases
201901.14
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Brain Injury Cases

Brain Injury Cases Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are devastating. They often occur in high speed motor vehicle collisions and the results can be life altering, even leading to coma or death. Physical, mental, emotional, personality, memory and cognitive changes impact not only the injured person, but family and friends as well. The Center for Disease…

Car Accidents & Soft Tissue Injuries
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Car Accidents & Soft Tissue Injuries

Every day millions of Americans get behind the wheel of a car. And millions more ride along as passengers. With so many vehicles on the road, it is no surprise that accidents are a common occurrence in the United States. While some collisions involve major impacts and severe injuries, other less serious accidents can still…

The Jones Act — Definition of a Seaman
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The Jones Act — Definition of a Seaman

The Jones Act — Definition of a Seaman Definition of a Seaman The Jones Act applies only to a “seaman” who is injured while working aboard a vessel in navigable waters. In order to be a “seaman” within the meaning of the Jones Act, the worker must meet certain requirements: (1) the worker must have…

The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act
201806.20
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The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act

The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act What is the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act? The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act is a federal law designed to encourage the donation of food and grocery products to nonprofit organizations by limiting the legal liability of donors. The Act is named after…

Punitive Damages
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Punitive Damages

Punitive Damages Apart from legislation granting a right to sue for a specific harm, personal injury law generally consists of tort law and the civil procedure for enforcing it. One of the purposes of tort law is to provide compensation for damages. This article discusses punitive damages. Malicious, Wanton, or Willful Conduct Punitive damages are…