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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

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

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

Duty in Torts

Before there is negligence, there must be a duty. Personal injury lawyers frequently work within the realm of negligence-based tort laws. Torts can be defined as: “… an act or omission Read More

Is My Personal Injury Settlement Taxable or Not Taxable?

It is tax time once again.  The Rockafellow Law Firm is not in the business of giving tax advice, but there is one area of tax law that we are Read More

Devices That Help Determine Fault in a Car Crash: GPS, Dash Cameras and Black Boxes

GPS (Global Positioning Systems), dash cameras, and “Black Boxes” (Electronic Data Recorders) have become important tools in deciding fault for auto collisions Most commercial vehicles now have GPS to track the Read More

COVID-19 Personal Injury Claims Against an Arizona School District

Will the new school year bring a new class of personal injury claims against the schools? Not likely. As Arizona prepares to send its students back to school, parents and school Read More

Can You Bring an Emotional Distress Claim Related to COVID-19?

The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is not only potentially deadly, but can be transmitted by individuals who are not showing any symptoms, so people might fear that they’ve contracted Read More

Arizona's Top Personal Injury Verdicts in 2018

A summary of the highest awards Arizona juries handed out to personal injury plaintiffs in 2018 Each year, The State Bar’s magazine Arizona Attorney publishes a list of the top civil Read More

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