Monthly Archives: August 2011
A vehicle involved in a motor vehicle crash even though repaired to industry standards may have suffered a loss in value as a result of the crash. This is known as diminution in value. It is not necessary that you … Continue reading
Paul Oliver brought suit against James Henry for diminution in value of his 2008 Jeep Wrangler. In December, 2008, the parties were involved in a motor vehicle collision and Henry’s insurance company paid approximately $15,535.00 to repair the 2008 Jeep … Continue reading
The Arizona Court of Appeals recently held doctors are not entitled to expert witness compensation in cases where they are called to testify regarding information they obtained during the treatment of a patient. The doctor is considered a witness. Although … Continue reading
The right to bring a wrongful death action in Arizona is based upon the parent-child relationship which is terminated upon adoption. In Arizona a claim for wrongful death is actionable under A.R.S. §12-612(a) which creates a limit class of beneficiaries … Continue reading
The Family Purpose Doctrine applies even if a family member deviates from restrictions placed on vehicle use. The Family Purpose Doctrine subjects the owner of an automobile to vicarious liability when the owner furnishes the vehicle for the general use … Continue reading
Tax payers who file joint returns are generally liable for the tax debts of their partners. Spouses who are unaware that their partners have under reported their tax liability or underpaid federal income tax may qualify for relief under the … Continue reading
$55,000 motorcycle crash-Ms. M, while a passenger on a motorcycle, sustained soft tissue injuries when the motorcycle collided with an automobile.
$450,000 automobile injury case – Ms. V, while waiting to pull out of a driveway, was t-boned by a SUV. She sustained a fractured femur requiring multiple surgeries.
Motorcycle Accident- $80,000 Mr. C, while a student at the University of Arizona, was struck by a car which turned left in front of him. He sustained multiple injuries including a wrist fracture. Matter settled against driver and two under-insured … Continue reading