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Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in the Valley Prompt Calls for Safety

Over the last month, there have been at least four motorcycle accidents in the Mesa area, according to a KSAZ news report. While we are reaching the tail end of the peak-riding season in Arizona, there are still a number of collisions. Motorcycle safety experts are saying that the reason for this is that motorcyclists don't take basic safety precautions such as wearing helmets and because drivers assume that just because motorcycles are smaller, they can quickly get [...]

By |2019-08-20T13:54:23+00:00June 29th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in the Valley Prompt Calls for Safety

Arizona Governor Signs Limited Texting Ban into Law

Governor Doug Ducey has signed Arizona's first ban on texting while driving adding he would go further than what the bill proposes and bar all minors from using mobile devices while behind the wheel. According to a news report in The Republic, Gov. Ducey's signature on Senate Bill 1080 means that beginning July 1, 2018, any minor getting a driver's license must refrain from texting while driving for six months. Texting and driving will also be barred during [...]

By |2017-06-26T00:00:05+00:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Arizona Governor Signs Limited Texting Ban into Law

Tips to Stay Safe On the Road This Summer

Summer is almost here and AAA has already announced that it expects to rescue 7 million drivers nationwide this summer. That includes 169,000 calls for roadside assistance in Arizona, a 1.2 percent increase compared to 2016. In Arizona alone, AAA expects to jumpstart more than 57,000 car batteries, change more than 21,000 tires and unlock more than 16,000 vehicles. If you are not exactly for roadside emergencies as you hit the road for a long summer trip, you [...]

By |2017-06-19T00:00:43+00:00June 19th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Tips to Stay Safe On the Road This Summer

More Arizonans Are Complaining about Medical Debt Collectors

A new report shows that Arizonans have filed 439 complaints with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) about medical debt collectors since the bureau started tracking such complaints in 2013. This is apparently the 11th highest rate of complaints in the nation, according to a Cronkite News report. The report issued by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund said the almost 18,000 medical debt-collection complaints submitted to the CFPB made it the leading complaint to the [...]

By |2017-06-08T04:22:39+00:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: Bankruptcy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on More Arizonans Are Complaining about Medical Debt Collectors

Talking to Children about Money Troubles and Bankruptcy

When you are going through financial troubles, you don't often notice that your kids are watching. You cancel cable television. You are not going on vacations or eating out that often. Birthday parties or holiday gatherings are not as festive as they used to be. While you may think that children don't notice, the truth is that they feel your desperation and fear, even if they may not always figure out what is causing it. As parents, we [...]

By |2017-06-08T04:17:55+00:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: Bankruptcy, Money Matters|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Talking to Children about Money Troubles and Bankruptcy

Can I Get Social Security Disability for Depression?

Many people who suffer from chronic depression know that it can be a debilitating condition that can prevent you from holding on to a job or even performing everyday activities and maintaining personal relationships. It is possible for individuals to collect disability benefits for both physical and mental ailments. However, it can be more challenging to collect these benefits for a mental illness such as depression. That’s because symptoms of a mental illness can be more challenging to [...]

By |2017-01-26T05:50:53+00:00January 26th, 2017|Categories: Social Security Disability|Tags: , |Comments Off on Can I Get Social Security Disability for Depression?