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Arizona's Approach to Selecting Judges and Justices

Arizona's Approach to Selecting Judges and Justices is Unique to our nation It’s election season and in Arizona, voters are asked every six years whether a judge or justice should keep Read More

Navigating the New Tiered System of Case Management in Arizona

Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure There are new Rules in place that radically change how cases are litigated Effective July 31, 2018, the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to classify Read More

IWS: Injured While Shopping

The lawyers at the Rockafellow Law Firm personally take nearly every incoming phone call for a potential case. When it comes to potential slip and fall or trip and fall Read More

There's a New Collision Center for Reporting a Collision Within Tucson City Limits

About five years ago, the Tucson Police Department stopped arriving at the scene of “non-injury” collisions within their jurisdiction. “Non-injury” was defined as not requiring ambulance transport from the scene. Read More

Arizona's Civil Verdicts in 2017

The trend continues. Total trials are down.  For the first time ever in Arizona, defense verdicts exceeded Plaintiff’s verdicts.  Only one verdict was over $10 million.  Four of the top ten verdicts came from Read More

Medical Malpractice 101

Leighton Sr. explains the basic requirements of a viable medical malpractice claim. Leighton Rockafellow Sr. was recently recognized by “Lawyers of Distinction” for Excellence in Medical Malpractice Law.  Leighton Sr. did his Read More

FASTAR Arrives in Pima County

A new pilot program in Pima County drastically changes the rules for smaller civil claims. As of November 1, 2017, there are new rules in Pima County for resolution of smaller cases Read More

Negligence Per Se

In Arizona, negligence can be presumed if you are injured while someone is breaking the law. What does that mean for your personal injury claim? Arizona has many laws that are Read More

Criminal Restitution vs. Civil Compensation

What are the differences and similarities between the two? According to Arizona law, a victim of a crime is entitled to receive from the convicted criminal the full economic value of Read More

Adult Protective Services Act

Protecting Vulnerable Adults in Arizona APSA stands for the Adult Protective Services Act.  It was first enacted in Arizona in 1980.  It has been amended several times, and each amendment has Read More

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