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  • NFL Player Awarded Millions in a Slip-and-Fall Case? Let’s Discuss…

    NFL Player Awarded Millions in a Slip-and-Fall Case? Let’s Discuss…

    June 21, 2018

    Earlier this month, a jury in St. Louis, Missouri awarded former NFL running back Reggie Bush $12.5 million in personal injury damages against the Los Angeles Rams. Bush’s injury occurred on November 1, 2015 at the Ram’s former stadium in St. Louis while Bush was playing for the San Francisco 49ers. During the game, Bush …

  • Injured and Cited in the Same Car Crash? All Hope is not Lost.

    Injured and Cited in the Same Car Crash? All Hope is not Lost.

    June 12, 2018

    In almost all motor vehicle accidents, there is typically someone who is clearly at fault. The at-fault driver’s level of blame is usually expressed in the responding police officer’s report in the form of a statutory violation or traffic citation. It is true that there are no guarantees when it comes to asserting a personal …

  • THE MONEYLINE: HOW DOES THE SUPREME COURT’S RULING ON SPORTS GAMBLING AFFECT YOU?

    THE MONEYLINE: HOW DOES THE SUPREME COURT’S RULING ON SPORTS GAMBLING AFFECT YOU?

    May 24, 2018

      For any sports fans out there, you might have heard that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal statute that prohibited sports gambling in the United States. Previously, sports betting was illegal in all states not named Nevada. With the Supreme Court’s ruling, all states are now free to implement their own sports …

  • The (Sometimes) Million Dollar Question:  When Can I Be Sued For The Acts Of My Employees?

    The (Sometimes) Million Dollar Question: When Can I Be Sued For The Acts Of My Employees?

    May 10, 2018

    At Torgenson Law, when we begin representing a new personal injury client, our first mission is to determine who will be liable for damages. Obviously, our first instinct is to identify the individual who actually caused the injury, as he or she is directly liable for our client’s injury. However, our investigation does not end …

  • Do I Still Have a Personal Injury Case When the Adverse Driver Wasn’t Cited?

    Do I Still Have a Personal Injury Case When the Adverse Driver Wasn’t Cited?

    May 3, 2018

      The strongest personal injury cases are those in which one party is undeniably responsible for the damages. In such cases, liability may even quite literally be spelled out for the claimant. For example, an adverse motorist may have been cited for speeding, running a red light, failing to yield, or following too closely. If …

  • Injured at an Apartment Complex? Here is What you Need to Know…

    Injured at an Apartment Complex? Here is What you Need to Know…

    April 27, 2018

    If you have ever lived in an apartment complex, you have probably had your fair share of complaints. It is likely that you have had a dispute over your lease with apartment management. Maybe your apartment appliances were not repaired in a timely manner. Perhaps, you had inconsiderate or noisy neighbors. When over 100 people …

  • Injured On An Airplane? What Are Your Rights at 36,000 Feet?

    Injured On An Airplane? What Are Your Rights at 36,000 Feet?

    April 19, 2018

    As you may know, incidents involving air transportation have been prominent in the news in recent weeks. In February, a tour of the Grand Canyon ended in a deadly helicopter crash. On April 9, a small plane went down shortly after taking off from Scottsdale Airport, killing all six people on board. And of course, …

  • Slip & Falls: How Property Owners Leave You to Clean Up Their Mess

    Slip & Falls: How Property Owners Leave You to Clean Up Their Mess

    April 5, 2018

    At Torgenson Law, one of the many services we offer our clients is legal assistance in slip and fall cases. Also known as a “trip and fall,” these types of cases arise when an individual falls on another person’s property, resulting in an injury or even death, due to the property owner’s negligence. These injured …

  • Self-Driving Uber Involved in Car Crash? Who or What is at Fault?

    Self-Driving Uber Involved in Car Crash? Who or What is at Fault?

    March 29, 2018

    If you live in the Phoenix area, by now you have likely seen or heard about Uber’s most recent technological advancement: self-driving cars. Beginning in February 2017, Phoenix, Pittsburg, and San Francisco were among the first cities in the U.S. to allow the testing of self-driving Ubers on public roads. As with any technological innovation, …

  • “Accidents Happen.” Or Do They?

    “Accidents Happen.” Or Do They?

    March 23, 2018

    Of all the words in the English language, “accident” is undoubtedly an insurance adjuster’s favorite. An insurance adjuster’s job requires them to undervalue personal injury claims. Accordingly, it is easy to see why the word “accident” is well liked in the insurance industry. An “accident” is defined as “an unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and …

  • How Much Is Your Life Worth?: Compensating Families for the Wrongful Death of a Loved One

    How Much Is Your Life Worth?: Compensating Families for the Wrongful Death of a Loved One

    March 16, 2018

      As Arizona personal injury lawyers, we help people through the toughest and most difficult of times.  In the horrible event of losing a loved one due to another person’s negligence or intentional acts of misconduct, there is no monetary value equivalent to a life. A death or debilitating injury can affect a family financially, …

  • Which American Automobile Company Put a Price on Human Life?

    Which American Automobile Company Put a Price on Human Life?

    March 8, 2018

    Which American Automobile Company Put a Price on Human Life?   The controversy over the new 1971 model of the Ford Pinto, quickly became one of the most popularized ethical debates of personal injury cases. This new automobile model was intended to be more cost efficient; what’s more appealing than a car that costs less …

  • Five Must-Knows For A Safe and Fun Spring Break:  Welcome To Our State; Now Be Smart

    Five Must-Knows For A Safe and Fun Spring Break: Welcome To Our State; Now Be Smart

    March 2, 2018

      With the beautiful weather year round, and as we begin to move into warmer months, Arizona offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for local and visiting thrill-seekers. Spring break season is right around the corner, and Arizona is an extremely popular destination for vacationers and tourists. As one of the top ten most …

  • Torgenson Law Welcomes Jon Drago to the Attorney Team

    Torgenson Law Welcomes Jon Drago to the Attorney Team

    March 1, 2018

      Torgenson Law is pleased to introduce Jon Drago, our young new attorney eager to fight for personal injury victims. Born and raised in Southeast Texas, Jon brings with him a small-town attitude that made him a hardworking, diligent individual who confidently approaches obstacles with persistence and passion. Coming from a family that epitomizes the …

  • What are My Personal Injury Rights After a Dog Bite in Arizona?

    What are My Personal Injury Rights After a Dog Bite in Arizona?

    February 22, 2018

    What are My Personal Injury Rights After a Dog Bite in Arizona? With a generally mild climate year-round, Arizonans are encouraged to enjoy outdoor activities on a daily basis. For many, the best way to enjoy their daily dose of Vitamin D is with “Man’s Best Friend” by their side. Even if you are not …

  • Five New Automobile Technologies Making Driving Safer for Arizonans

    Five New Automobile Technologies Making Driving Safer for Arizonans

    February 15, 2018

    Five New Automobile Technologies Making Driving Safer for Arizonans The automobile industry was introduced to the United States in 1893. Of course when brothers Charles and Frank Duryea built the first successful gas powered car, it is unlikely they envisioned the widespread use and necessity of motor vehicles that we see today. After all, their …

  • How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit After a Car Crash in Arizona?

    How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit After a Car Crash in Arizona?

    February 8, 2018

      HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO FILE A LAWSUIT AFTER A CAR CRASH IN ARIZONA? For all personal injuries in Arizona, there is a time limit for filing a lawsuit. This deadline is known as the “Statute of Limitations.” For most personal injury victims, Arizona’s statute of limitations is not a concern, as the …

  • The Greatest Show on Grass: Your Guide to an Injury Free Phoenix Open Weekend

    The Greatest Show on Grass: Your Guide to an Injury Free Phoenix Open Weekend

    February 1, 2018

    For professional golfers like ASU’s own Phil Mickelson and Jon Rahm, the Waste Management Phoenix Open is a golf tournament. From Thursday through Sunday, their minds will be sharp and focused, as they maneuver the fairways and greens of the Scottsdale golf course. The same cannot be said for the spectators that attend this event …

  • How Long Will It Take to Resolve My Personal Injury Claims? It Depends…

    How Long Will It Take to Resolve My Personal Injury Claims? It Depends…

    January 25, 2018

      From our experience as Arizona personal injury attorneys, one thing is clear: No two personal injury claims are alike.  Nonetheless, at Torgenson Law, our legal team always strives to resolve our clients’ claims in an efficient manner. However, our extensive experience in personal injury law informs us that personal injury settlements with insurance companies …

  • 5 Common MVA Injuries

    5 Common MVA Injuries

    January 19, 2018

    Five Common Car Accident Injuries When an individual suffers personal injuries in a car accident, insurance adjusters often only consider the information that is expressed in an injury victim’s medical records. They fixate solely on the medical terminology and often-incomplete diagnoses within those records to value a claim. Unsurprisingly, an adjuster’s first offer to an …

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