Mesa AZ | Signs of Financial Elder Abuse

What Are the Warning Signs of Financial Elder Abuse? Elder financial abuse occurs when someone misuses the assets of a vulnerable elder or steals the elder’s assets. Many older people are vulnerable to abuse so it is important to monitor … Continued

Mesa AZ | What Decisions Can I Make

What Decisions Can I make with Legal Decision-Making Authority Legal decision making, or legal custody as it was formerly called in Arizona, is the right to make important decisions about your child. In some cases, you may have full authority … Continued

Mesa AZ | Birthright Citizenship

What Happens When Birthright Citizenship Is Abolished? During President Donald Trump’s election, he released a policy paper that outlined his desire to abolish birthright citizenship. This proclamation left many immigrants scared and confused about how such a change could affect … Continued

Mesa AZ | Product Defect Injuries

Johnson & Johnson Product Defect Injuries: Lawsuit Results Over the last several years, baby product manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has found itself on the receiving end of thousands of product defect lawsuits. Many of these claims have been based on … Continued

Mesa AZ | Trump’s Rescission of DACA

What Does Trump’s Rescission of DACA Mean? After the Dream Act failed to become legislature, President Barack Obama established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in 2012. This program provided important privileges to young immigrants who came to the United … Continued

Mesa AZ | Medical Malpractice Involving Improper Medications

What Are the Consequences of Medical Malpractice Involving Improper Medications? Medical malpractice may be based on a variety of causes, including providing improper medication to a patient. Medical malpractice involving improper medications impacts more than one million patients every year, … Continued

Mesa AZ | The Danger Zone

The Danger Zone: Arizona’s Limit to Innocent Bystander Claims American courts have long recognized injury claims in bystander or “near-miss” cases.  These cases usually involve a person who suffers mental or emotional injury because of an unreasonable or “negligent” act … Continued

Mesa AZ | First Amendment and Student Sports

Take a Knee…or Not – First Amendment and Student Sports Since Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, chose to sit and later kneel during the playing of the National Anthem to protest his belief about racial injustice … Continued

Mesa AZ | Damages for Catastrophic Injuries

How Do Juries Assess Damages for Catastrophic Injuries? Every day people are injured because of the careless acts of others. While some of these accidents only result in minor injuries, many cause catastrophic injuries that lead to life-altering consequences to the victim. … Continued

Mesa AZ | Slip and Fall Lawsuit

What do I do if I’m Considering a Slip and Fall Lawsuit? In determining the liability of a property owner for a victim’s injuries from a slip and fall accident, principles of premises liability may be applied. Premises liability claims can … Continued