Blog

Arizona Personal Injury

If You Have Been Seriously Injured in a Crash Involving a Commercial Vehicle

By Burg Simpson

Big Truck Crash

If You Have Been Seriously Injured in a Crash Involving a Commercial Vehicle By: Paul D. Friedman – Certified in Injury & Wrongful Death Litigation by the State Bar of Arizona and the National Board of Trial Advocacy The personal injury lawyers at Burg Simpson Arizona have over 40 years of experience representing clients who… Read more »

Motorcycle Safety and Sharing the Road

By Burg Simpson

Motorcycle

Motorcycle Safety and Sharing the Road By: Paul D. Friedman – Certified in Injury & Wrongful Death Litigation by the State Bar of Arizona and the National Board of Trial Advocacy Like pedestrians and cyclists, motorcycle riders are among the most vulnerable to serious injuries from automobile collisions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety… Read more »

Filing a Personal Injury Claim as a Passenger in an Automobile Accident

By Heidi Culbertson

Filing a Personal Injury Claim as a Passenger in a Car Crash. If you have been injured in an automobile crash, and you were a passenger rather than the driver, you can still file a personal injury claim.  It is possible that you can receive compensation for: Medical bills Lost wages Out-of-pocket expenses Pain and… Read more »

Dealing with Spinal Cord Injuries: The First 90 Days.

By Heidi Culbertson

DEALING WITH SPINAL CORD INJURIES According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, it is estimated that more than 17,000 people each year suffer from spinal cord injuries. Recent data from the NSCISC indicates there are nearly 300,000 people in the United States who are currently living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). Burg Simpson… Read more »

How does Arizona Law Compensate Victims of a Personal Injury?

By Heidi Culbertson

How Does Arizona Law Compensate Victims of a Personal Injury? Victims of personal injury cases in Arizona are generally awarded compensatory damages, but in some cases, obtaining punitive damages may be possible. If you have a personal injury claim and suffered damages due to the negligence of another party, it is important to speak with… Read more »

Arizona State Bill 1087 Seeks to Increase Liability Car Insurance Minimums

By Burg Simpson

Arizona Attorney Brian C. Dault hero image

By Brian C. Dault, Burg Simpson Associate Arizona State Bill 1087 Seeks to Increase Liability Car Insurance Minimums A piece of legislation recently introduced in Arizona would increase the minimum amount of car insurance coverage required for liability policies. Arizona currently has some of the lowest requirements for minimum insurance coverage in the country, and… Read more »

Fatality Pumps the Brakes on Driverless Cars

By Burg Simpson

Pumps the Brakes on Driverless Cars – Accident Attorney Phoenix – Arizona Burg Simpson

Maybe drivers are not quite ready to let go of the steering wheel just yet. At least that appears to be the message that states such as Arizona and California are sending after a deadly crash outside Tempe, Arizona. One of Uber’s self-driving cars struck and killed a 49-year-old woman as she carried her bike… Read more »

Social Media Posts Can Jeopardize Your Personal Injury Claim

By Burg Simpson

Social Media and PI Claim – Injury Attorney Phoenix – Arizona Burg Simpson

In an incredibly short time, social media has grown from a novel way to pass the time to the primary channel of communication for many people around the world. Roughly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one social media network, but what makes that number even more astounding is that less than 15… Read more »

How to Tell if Your Loved One is Being Abused

By Burg Simpson

Is Your Loved One Being Abused - Phoenix Injury Lawyer – Arizona Burg Simpson

Arizona is known for its growing retirement population. Nearly 17 percent of Arizonans are 65 or older, making it one of the top 10 states for elderly populations, and well above the national average of 15 percent. Like any state with a large elderly population, elder abuse and neglect continues to be a growing problem…. Read more »

Courts Crack Down On Insurers Acting in Bad Faith

By Burg Simpson

Bad Faith Insurance – Arizona Personal Injury Attorney – Burg Simpson

In a refreshing bit of news for consumers, courts – and juries – are increasingly holding insurance companies responsible for their bad behavior. Consider that just last month: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta reversed a lower court ruling that dismissed a $2.7 million bad faith claim against Geico for… Read more »

Top 100 National Trial Lawyers Legal 500 Best Lawyers in America Super Lawyers US News 2014 Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers