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Notice of Claims Against Arizona Public Entities

By Karnas Law Firm | Oct 1, 2020

An Arizona civil action begins with filing a complaint with the superior court. Generally, the injured party does not need to provide the defendant with any advanced notice of the lawsuit prior to filing the Complaint. However, before filing a claim against a public entity, an injured person must provide the public entity with advanced…

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Auto Insurance Minimum Limits in Arizona Are Changing

By Karnas Law Firm | Jul 30, 2020

In prior newsletters, we advised that the law regarding Minimum Limits auto insurance in Arizona was changing this July. KLAW has advocated for this change in minimum limits coverage since the first attempts to revise the law more than five years ago. The new law is now effective, and as of  July 1, 2020, the…

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Arizona Now Under Stay-At-Home Order as COVID-19 Cases Start Rising

By Karnas Law Firm | Apr 9, 2020

After a reluctance in March to ask Arizona businesses to close, Gov. Doug Ducey finally issued a stay-at-home order on March 31 to help slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Gov. Ducey’s executive order, “Stay home, Stay healthy, Stay connected,” asks Arizonans to limit their time away from their home. People can still go…

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Safety Bulletin on Cell Phones in Yuma, AZ

By Karnas Law Firm | Jan 13, 2020

Cell phone explosions or fires seem unlikely, but the chemical properties of the lithium-ion batteries make it possible.  There are more than 225 million active cell phones in the U.S. alone. Approximately 96% of Americans use a cell phone on a day to day basis.  How Can Cell Phones Cause Injuries? Your cell phone may…

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Who Can Sue For Wrongful Death in Tucson, AZ?

By Karnas Law Firm | Jan 6, 2020

Wrongful death claims are made against a person who can be held liable for the death of another. A wrongful death constitutes that a fatality must be caused by some form of negligence. Examples of negligence are an auto collision caused by another driver or medical malpractice.  How Does a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Work? Wrongful…

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Underage Drunk Driving in Tucson, AZ

By Karnas Law Firm | Dec 23, 2019

Underage drinking is a major concern in the United States. Underage drinking is not only illegal, it’s also a major safety concern. In the United States, one out of three fatal car accidents is caused by a drunk driver between the age of 16-20.  Underage drunk driving has become an increasingly serious safety concern because…

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Staying Informed About Handling Medical Treatment After a Collision in Tucson, AZ

By Karnas Law Firm | Dec 9, 2019

We here at Karnas Law Firm want our clients to be well informed on how to handle medical treatment following a collision. Being informed allows you to save time and money.  How Does Arizona Law Deal with a Patient’s Injury Case? Arizona law allows health care providers to place a lien on a patient’s injury…

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Concussions are a serious injury in a collision. Most go undiagnosed

By Karnas Law Firm | Nov 4, 2019

Concussions are a common injury in a motor vehicle collision, but most cases go untreated. Even in a minor motor vehicle crash, a concussion may occur. This is why it’s important to seek immediate medical attention in any type of motor vehicle collision. What Are The Causes of a Concussion? A concussion is caused by…

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Tucson, AZ GAP (Guaranteed Auto Protection) is a GAP (Great Auto Purchase)

By Karnas Law Firm | Oct 30, 2019

 Guaranteed Auto Protection (GAP) coverage is an insurance policy premium for newly purchased cars. It covers the deficit between the actual value and the value owed on your vehicle in the event of a total loss in an accident. This premium can save you from making car payments for a totaled vehicle you are no…

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