Personal Injury: Emotional Distress

Personal Injury: Emotional Distress

Injured in an accident? You may be able to recover significantly more compensation for your injuries with the help of an experienced attorney. And, in Arizona, even if not physically injured, you or others who were in the accident with you, may be entitled to make a claim for negligent infliction of emotional distress (“NIED”). […]

Fix & Flips

Since 2008, house “flipping” has become a trendy and lucrative business venture. While the practice has tapered off some as home prices have increased, unhappy buyers and vulnerable sellers of fix and flips are still regularly contacting attorneys to enforce their rights or defend themselves. Legal issues often arise because fix and flip investors sometimes […]


In our series of articles on Arizona contract law, each article will focus on a single, commonplace contract clause, its purpose, and real world meaning. These often-used provisions, routinely included in contracts, are referred to as “boilerplate provisions,” and are seldom negotiated between the parties. They are sometimes given little thought at signing. However, these […]

What’s at Stake For You?

There are all kinds of reasons to hire an attorney. Just as there are all kinds of people, there are all kinds of attorneys. They all have one common thread, and that is to provide protection. One must ask “what’s at stake” when thinking about if retaining an attorney is truly a necessary move. If […]

Five Cases That Changed America

Major court cases can be very influential in American culture. Some cases, such as Brown versus the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, forever changed the culture and laws of the United States. Some, such as the OJ Simpson case, captivated the entire nation as people from across the country tuned in to follow the […]

The Role of the Judicial Branch in American Politics

Separation of powers The doctrine of separation of powers is fundamental to the American system of government. It divides the various tasks of running the government among the three different branches and thus prevents any one of them from becoming too powerful. The legislature makes the laws, the executive enforces them and the judiciary settles […]