How California’s Lemon Law Protects New Car Buyers

By | July 7, 2017

For much of our country’s history, consumers were on their own when they purchased a product. Buyer beware wasn’t just a sign posted at flea markets, it was a way of life for Americans. But slowly over the course of the 20th Century, our government enacted laws that offered greater protection for consumers.

The Black Book of Cheaters in Las Vegas

By | July 6, 2017

Enter the intimidating building on 300 Stewart Avenue and Third, turn left and you’ll see displayed a “Black Book.” Next to the volume is a page on former Nevada mobster Tony “The Ant” Spilotro. Tony’s name was removed from the book only after he died.

Can you sue a dentist for negligence?

By | July 6, 2017

The short answer is yes, yet like most legal concerns, the act of suing a dentist for negligence/malpractice is complicated. If you think you have a basis for a malpractice suit against your dentist, you should absolutely consult an attorney that is well versed in malpractice litigation. Remember that the stakes for malpractice suits are very high for… Read More »

When Fault Matters in Injury Cases

By | July 5, 2017

We’re all familiar with the phrase “life isn’t fair.” It’s a lesson that we learn repeatedly throughout the course of our lives, one that never seems to get easier to wrap our heads around. Unfortunate circumstances befall good people who didn’t deserve what happened to them. The good news is that the law serves as an agent to… Read More »

Tire Blowouts and Car Accident Claims

By | July 5, 2017

Some drivers may take their tires for granted, but a blowout can easily cause a tragic accident. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that tire blowouts contribute to approximately 78,000 accidents each year, resulting in thousands of injuries and hundreds of deaths. While many of these accidents could have been prevented, the cause of… Read More »

Exactly What Are You Agreeing to When You Shop Online?

By | June 26, 2017

How often have you scrolled to the bottom of the terms of service and just clicked “yes” when you are shopping online? If you are like most people, the answer is quite a few times. However, people are learning that when they click to agree, they are giving away far more than they would ever imagine.

What to Do If Your Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied

By | June 19, 2017

Workers’ compensation insurance is an important part of ensuring that workers who are injured on the job are able to recover compensation for their medical expenses and part of their lost wages.

5 Essential Steps to Prepare for Divorce

By | June 19, 2017

The divorce process is a double-edged sword demanding clear thinking and excessive planning while simultaneously battling severe levels of stress and a flurry of emotions. But while divorce is rarely simple, it can be eased into. The Phoenix divorce attorneys of Gillespie Shields Durrant & Goldfarb outline five essential tips for those just embarking on the divorce process… Read More »

Bridging the Gap Between Landlords and Tenants to Combat Affordable Housing Crisis

By | June 19, 2017

In 2016, a largely-overlooked crisis of American life was explored by a book that has forced us to rethink housing in our country. “Evicted,” by Matthew Desmond, shed light on the impact of the affordable housing crisis in the United States. Desmond, through extensive research and a compelling narrative chronicling the lives of both tenants and landlords in… Read More »

How does the Stop-and-Frisk Policy affect our Civil Rights?

By | June 13, 2017

The concept of civil rights and the violation of these rights have been on the forefront of most news headlines recently typically involving police officers and unarmed citizens. Civil rights are defined as, “the rights of individuals to receive equal treatment (and to be free from unfair treatment or discrimination) in a number of settings- including education, employment,… Read More »