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Arizona’s Top Ten Civil Verdicts For 2021

It's time again for the top civil verdicts in Arizona Last year, seven of the top verdicts were tort (injury related) cases.  The other three were business or civil rights disputes. Read More

What happens to a claim if the Claimant/Plaintiff dies before it is resolved?

Do Personal Injury Claims Survive the Death of the Claimant?  Damages in a Personal Injury Claim are broken down into tangible and intangible losses.  The tangible losses are called “Special Damages.” Read More

What is Full Coverage Insurance?

Defining "Full Coverage" insurance: a term that means different things to different people. Here at the Rockafellow Law Firm, we encounter the term “full coverage,” with regards to insurance policies, frequently. Read More

Leighton Sr. has been named a Top 100 Lawyer in the US

Leighton Rockafellow, Sr. began practicing law in Tucson in 1973.  He tried his first case that year against a seasoned lawyer he had clerked for during his law school years Read More

Where To File Your Lawsuit

Where a lawsuit is filed matters. Here's why. Venue: Where to File Your LawsuitVenue means place.  In legal cases, venue means the county or place where the action will be brought Read More

Settlement Agreements and Releases: Some Common Features

A vast majority of personal injury claims conclude by settlement. As opposed to a trial or arbitration, a settlement is a mutual agreement between both parties to settle a claim Read More

Your legal status on others' land has consequences you should know

Your Legal Status on Another's Property Matters, Here's Why. Legal Status while on real property is important in terms of the duty the possessor of land owes to people on the Read More

Big Changes to the Jury Selection Process Arrive in 2022

New rules in Arizona radically change how a jury is selected Beginning January 1, 2022, there will be a radical change to the jury selection process in Arizona. For years, the selection Read More

Leighton Jr has been nominated to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40

The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Leighton Rockafellow, Jr. of Rockafellow Law Firm has been selected for inclusion into its Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Read More

Personal Injury Settlements for Minors: There's More To It!

Minor children frequently have personal injury claims but they are legally incapable of agreeing to a settlement and unable to receive the funds. Therefore, under Rule 53 of the Arizona Read More

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