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  • 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 …

  • Hit-And-Run

    Hit-And-Run

    January 19, 2018

    Halt and Esquire: Pursuing a Personal Injury Claim After a Hit-And-Run Accident in Arizona In Arizona, there are over 125,000 automobile accidents per year. Roughly 84% of these motor vehicle accidents involve multiple vehicles. As one could imagine, multi-vehicle accidents with multiple parties and multiple insurance companies can complicate and delay personal injury settlements. Among …

  • Insurance Adjuster Tactics

    Insurance Adjuster Tactics

    January 5, 2018

    Five Dirty Tricks Insurance Companies Use to Keep Your Money From You As Arizona personal injury attorneys, we have long heard the phrases “ambulance chaser” and “frivolous lawsuits.” These terms often lead to an accident victim’s reluctance in hiring a personal injury attorney.  Understandably, these stereotypes and myths often stem from annoying advertisements such as …

  • Santa’s Helpers: A Simple Guide to Arizona Products Liability Law this Holiday Season

    Santa’s Helpers: A Simple Guide to Arizona Products Liability Law this Holiday Season

    December 21, 2017

    Santa and his elves have been busy this holiday season. In addition to making a list and checking it twice, our friends at the North Pole are working day and night to design and manufacturer toys and other products for everyone, including us Arizonans. Nonetheless, even for Santa, the chaos of the holiday season and …

  • What to do After a Motorcycle Accident

    What to do After a Motorcycle Accident

    December 12, 2017

    At Torgenson Law, we are Arizona personal injury specialists. This means have the experience and tools necessary to handle any case where you incur medical expenses, lost income, and/or physical and mental pain and suffering due to the negligence of another.  This includes motorcycle accidents. While motorcycle crashes only make up a small percentage of …

  • Looking for a Personal Injury Lawyer Scottsdale? We Can Come to You.

    Looking for a Personal Injury Lawyer Scottsdale? We Can Come to You.

    December 1, 2017

    Scottsdale and Valley Residents: Have you just suffered an injury? Are you currently enduring weeks, if not months, of medical treatment and physical therapy due to another’s negligence? Has your injury forced you to miss time at work, as well as valuable time with your family and friends? Are you considering hiring a personal injury …

  • The Torgenson Law Family Wishes You All A Happy Thanksgiving!

    The Torgenson Law Family Wishes You All A Happy Thanksgiving!

    November 22, 2017

    Happy Thanksgiving Arizonans! It’s that wonderful time of year filled with family, friends, food, and football. We want you to enjoy these next few days relaxing, enjoying time with your loved ones, and stuffing your face with the always delicious Thanksgiving Day meals. However, as a personal firm, we know that the chaos associated with …

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