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  • Bullying and Hazing: Protect Your Child from the School’s Ignorance

    Bullying and Hazing: Protect Your Child from the School’s Ignorance

    October 5, 2017

    When you enroll your child in an Arizona public school, you, as a parent, should feel a sense of relief and security, for you know that the school’s numerous administrators, teachers, coaches, and other staff members are there to protect your child from harm. You trust that if your child is subjected to bullying, harassment, …

  • HEADS UP!!!: Concussions and Your Legal Rights

    HEADS UP!!!: Concussions and Your Legal Rights

    September 21, 2017

    Fall has arrived Arizonans. The temperature is dropping, the kids are in school, our favorite television shows are returning, the D-Backs are on their way to the MLB playoffs, and of course, football is back. That’s right, our favorite professional and college football teams are back in the trenches breaking our hearts one double overtime …

  • Weathering the Storm: Our Thoughts Are With Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

    Weathering the Storm: Our Thoughts Are With Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

    September 7, 2017

    The past two weeks have been truly surreal for millions across the Gulf Coast region of the Lone Star State. Thousands of Texans were left helpless and homeless as Hurricane Harvey flooded their homes and businesses, as entire cities were under several feet of water. It is truly a challenge to grasp the magnitude of …

  • Class is in Session: Today’s Homework – Back to School Safety Tips

    Class is in Session: Today’s Homework – Back to School Safety Tips

    August 29, 2017

    For the next four months of the year, between the hours of 8am and 3pm Monday through Friday, Parents around the country will be enjoying their annual extended vacation. That’s right, summer is at its end and school is back in session. All joking aside, we certainly know there is no “vacation” for parents…even when …

  • Game of Thrones’ Night King Burned by Arizona Personal Injury Firm

    Game of Thrones’ Night King Burned by Arizona Personal Injury Firm

    August 21, 2017

    Here at Torgenson Law, we believe it is important for you to know, that outside of our understanding of Arizona law and our desire to serve personal injury victims, we are average Arizona residents who enjoy the same social activities as our fellow citizens. Even with college and professional football seasons approaching, there is perhaps …

  • Graduation Safety Tips

    Graduation Safety Tips

    May 9, 2017

    The month of May is an exciting time of the year. Spring is in full stride and those April showers bring beautiful May flowers. The month represents the onset of pool season, Memorial Day is upon us, race fans enjoy the Indy 500 as well as the Kentucky Derby, and music lovers are graced with …

  • Dangerous Vehicle Watch List

    Dangerous Vehicle Watch List

    April 28, 2017

    Every 3 or 4 months the Safety Institute publishes a report monitoring potential vehicle defects and the National Highway Safety Administration’s recall enforcement activities. On March 1, 2017, the Safety Institute released it’s most current report, a Vehicle Safety Watch List – Tracking the Top 15 potential vehicle defects you need to be aware of. …

  • Youth Sports Injuries – What Are Your Rights To Compensation?

    Youth Sports Injuries – What Are Your Rights To Compensation?

    April 14, 2017

    According to Safe Kids Worldwide, a child or young adult will visit the emergency room due to a sports-related personal injury every 25 seconds. If you do the math, that accounts for 1.35 million ER visits per year! Of those 1.35 million ER visits, concussions are responsible for 163,000 of them, or 12 percent.  So, …

  • Final Four 17 Safety Tips

    Final Four 17 Safety Tips

    March 31, 2017

    For the first time in over twenty years, the West will host the NCAA men’s basketball Final Four. Even more exciting is the fact that this signature event will be held in Arizona for the very first time! With that said, here is what your Arizona injury attorneys at Torgenson Law think you need to …

  • March Madness & Personal Injury Law

    March Madness & Personal Injury Law

    March 22, 2017

    What do successful NCAA basketball teams competing in this year’s NCAA tournament have in common with personal injury law within your community? Outside the possibility of an injury occurring on the basketball court, most would probably assume that there are absolutely no similarities. Well, your Arizona personal injury attorneys at Torgenson Law beg to differ. Let’s …

  • Tips To Ensure A Safe and Memorable Spring Season

    Tips To Ensure A Safe and Memorable Spring Season

    March 10, 2017

    While much of the country is still thawing from cold winters, Arizona natives are enjoying the best time of the year – spring. The spring months mean blue skies with highs in the 70s and 80s, shorts and tank-tops, spring-training baseball, great golf, lake days, road trips, convertibles, motorcycles, bicycles, hiking, and all outdoor activities …

  • Personal Injury Settlements – Where Does the Money Go?

    Personal Injury Settlements – Where Does the Money Go?

    February 23, 2017

    As Arizona Personal Injury Lawyers, one the questions we get asked most is “are you going to take all of my money at the end of the case?”  While we understand this is a major concern, we always educate our personal injury clients about where the settlement money goes after an insurance company writes a …

  • Embarking on the Waste Management Phoenix Open? Things To Remember

    Embarking on the Waste Management Phoenix Open? Things To Remember

    February 3, 2017

    The Waste Management Phoenix Open is unlike any golf tournament you have been to, or will go to. With an estimated attendance of 500,000, the tournament undermines golf’s persona as a safe, mind-numbing day in the park. Simply stating it, the Open is the loudest, and wildest tournament the PGA has to offer. Sometimes nicknamed the “Wasted Open” I do not think you would be wrong to compare the WM Phoenix Open to one of the biggest parties on earth.

  • 5 Tips For Winter Driving

    5 Tips For Winter Driving

    January 27, 2017

    As Arizona Personal injury lawyers, we are well aware of the increase in car accidents that occur during the winter months. Unless under unavoidable circumstances, most Americans residing in cold weather states prefer to stay in doors and off the roadways during frigid winter conditions. Judging by the amount of traffic frequenting the Northern parts of Arizona, it would seem to be quite the opposite here. In fact the more snow and ice expected to fall on destinations like Flagstaff,

  • When In Doubt, Always Go To The Hospital Following An Accident

    When In Doubt, Always Go To The Hospital Following An Accident

    January 13, 2017

    When many people think about injuries from a car accident, broken bones and bruises come to mind. If someone is fortunate to walk away from a car accident with none of these, they may consider themselves lucky. However, that may not be the case and it is better to be safe than sorry.

  • Why You Need a Lawyer To Settle Your Injury Case

    Why You Need a Lawyer To Settle Your Injury Case

    December 30, 2016

    After a car accident, victims with injuries often have many questions. Should they see a doctor? How can they get compensation? Should they call an attorney or handle their case themselves? The truth is that there are many reasons why you should call an attorney to help you settle your injury case. First and foremost, an experienced personal injury lawyer can help answer the many questions you have and address your concerns. The following are only some of the many other ways a law firm can help

  • How Long after an Accident Should You Wait to Call a Personal Injury Attorney?

    How Long after an Accident Should You Wait to Call a Personal Injury Attorney?

    December 16, 2016

    If you are like many people who have been injured, you are wondering how long to wait after an accident to call a personal injury lawyer. There are multiple reasons that people think it is a good idea to wait – perhaps they believe that the sooner they call a lawyer the higher their legal fees will be or they think that they need to finish medical treatment in order to be able to recover the full amount of their medical bill when they do file a claim.

  • Holiday Safety Tips

    Holiday Safety Tips

    December 16, 2016

    Whether it is Christmas or Hanukah at your home, all of us at Torgenson Law hope you are enjoying a festive season! Tis’ the season to wear the perfect, obnoxious sweater and splurge on delicious foods as well as gifts with favored friends, family members, and fellow workers. It is also a season to decorate the home, power shop for the perfect and imperfect gifts, and of course, spend hours in the kitchen baking a melody of delightful treats. However, with all these joyous activities, there are of course a number of unforeseen holiday hazards that could potentially lead to personal injury.

  • How Much Does a Personal Injury Attorney Cost?

    How Much Does a Personal Injury Attorney Cost?

    November 29, 2016

    Accidents can be expensive. In many cases, victims are dealing with medical expenses, damage to their property, and losing out on weeks or months of income – all of which can result in significant financial uncertainty.
    For this reason, accident victims are often hesitant to retain an attorney. Lawyers, after all, are known for charging extremely high hourly rates, making quality legal representation inaccessible to many ordinary Americans.

  • Thanksgiving Safety

    Thanksgiving Safety

    November 22, 2016

    Ahh Thanksgiving, a most wonderful time of delicious food, beer, and football. Imagine yourself gathered around the dinner table with your family and friends planning to devour the gathering of meats (and vegetables, whatever floats your boat) that will last many moons after you have finished. Now stop imagining that, focus on getting home safely, and making sure the food you cook is harmless for everyone.

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