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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

When Medical Devices Harm

Medical device makers are nearly immune from lawsuits if their devices should injure, kill, or otherwise harm. A new case from Arizona’s Court of Appeals reaffirms some established law that makes Read More

If I Was In A Car Accident; Do I Need A Lawyer?

At the Rockafellow Law Firm, we are asked this question almost daily. It is an important question that must be carefully considered. As you may expect, the answer depends on Read More

Attorney Leighton H. Rockafellow, Sr. Has Been Recertified in Civil Trial Law With The National Board of Trial Advocacy

The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) has recertified Leighton H. Rockafellow, Sr. of the Rockafellow Law Firm as a civil trial advocate.  Mr. Rockafellow has been an NBTA member Read More

Jurisdiction: Many Factors Determine Where You Can File Your Lawsuit

One of the first classes every law student takes is civil procedure.  One of the principal lessons of civil procedure is “Jurisdiction” or where suit should be filed. General rules are Read More

How Much Insurance is Enough?

Commercial Vehicle Minimum Coverage Since 1972, minimum coverage in Arizona for passenger cars has been $15,000 per person, $30,000 per accident if two or more persons are injured, and $10,000 for Read More

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