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Sexual Abuse in AZ Nursing Homes – How to Protect Your Elderly Loved One
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Jan 12, 2018Nursing home facilities are trusted to provide adequate care and medical assistance to elderly patients who can no longer live independently. While you expect the nursing home staff to treat your elderly loved one with dignity and compassion, sometimes the staff will abuse or neglect patients. In fact, it is estimated that nearly 2 million elderly nursing home residents are abused or neglected ...Continue Reading
Accidents at Crowded Shopping Malls During the Holidays
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Oct 18, 2017The holidays are here, which means most of us will be shopping at our local malls to buy gifts for our friends and family. Although shopping can sometimes be fun, it can also be dangerous during this time of year. From crowded stores to wet floors, holiday shopping is full of potential hazards. In this blog, we explain what you need to know to stay safe while you do your holiday shopping. Malls ...Continue Reading
4 Facts About Injuries Caused by Airbags
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Sep 29, 2017Airbags have been one of the most effective safety inventions in the history of the automobile. While they can save lives and prevent catastrophic injuries, airbags must function properly in order to provide the benefits and safety drivers and vehicle occupants have come to expect. Should airbags malfunction – be it to a defective design or poor manufacturing – they can cause substantial injuries ...Continue Reading
What is My Personal Injury Case Worth?
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Aug 14, 2017Our Phoenix personal injury attorneys at Salvador Phillips, PLLC work with many victims and families who have suffered harm and losses due to the negligence of others. While educating clients about their rights, supporting them through their physical recoveries, and guiding them along the legal pathways toward a full and fair financial recovery of their damages, we field many questions and ...Continue Reading
After a Car Accident: 5 Mistakes to Avoid
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Aug 11, 2017Car accidents are unexpected and frightening experiences, which is why it isn’t always easy to stay calm and remember the steps you should take to protect yourself. Because what you do after an accident can have a tremendous impact on your health and the strength of your future personal injury claim should you choose to file one, it is important to do what you can to stay calm and remember a few ...Continue Reading
How is Fault Proven in a Drowning Accident Case?
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Jul 31, 2017The summer months can be brutal in Arizona, which leads many residents to find respite in pools and water activities. If you and your loved ones have time to enjoy time by the water this summer, it is important you understand there are always risks involved. In fact, drowning is a leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S., especially among young children and toddlers. Depending on the ...Continue Reading
Are Car Accident Rates Increasing Due to More Teenage Drivers on the Road During Summer?
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Jul 19, 2017Summer months are a time when Americans find the freedom to get out and about, take vacations, and visit family and friends. That means it is also a time when public roads and highways see more traffic than they usually do. As such, Summer has been known to pose increased risks of car accidents, especially among teenage and novice drivers who are out of school and enjoying summer vacation. Because ...Continue Reading
Ways to Make Your Pool Area Safer
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || May 25, 2017Summer is a great time to hit the pool to keep cool and get some full-body exercise. If your home has a pool, summer is also a great time to ensure that your pool meets the highest safety standards to protect your family and friends from swimming pool-related injuries . Learn some tips to help increase the safety of your swimming pool. Fence It In If your pool doesn’t have a fence, now is the time ...Continue Reading
How to Avoid BBQ Accidents This Summer
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || May 10, 2017Summer weather means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite over your friends and neighbors for a BBQ. It is important to stay safe, though, and many accidents are easily preventable. Learn what you can do to avoid BBQ accidents this summer. Get Your Grill Ready Many modern grills use natural gas or liquid propane to power them, but these gasses can cause explosions and fires if they are not ...Continue Reading
Pool Accidents & Premises Liability: What You Need to Know
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Apr 20, 2017As things heat up in Phoenix and throughout the state of Arizona, local residents will be sure to cool off by hitting the pool. Whether you decide to enjoy the water at a residential pool, a community or private pool, water park, or public pool, it is important to remember that safety should always be a priority, especially with children. Swimming pools present a lot of risks, from slip and fall ...Continue Reading
The Dangers of Defective Airbags
Posted By The Dangers of Defective Airbags || Feb 8, 2017Over the past several years, there has been unprecedented coverage on defective airbags, particularly those manufactured by Takata Corporation. These airbags, like others, were defectively designed in a way that made them inherently unsafe and prone to causing devastating injuries to drivers and passengers, as well as numerous reported deaths, upon deployment. Although airbags are one of the most ...Continue Reading
Stay Connected with Salvador Phillips, PLLC
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Apr 15, 2016At Salvador Phillips, PLLC, we take pride in providing individuals, families, and businesses across Phoenix and the state of Arizona with representation that unites a small firm feel with big firm results. This means we place a priority on working personally with all clients, making their interests our interests, and creating customized, cost-efficient legal strategies that produce the best ...Continue Reading
Distracted Driving is Amongst the Top 10 Safety Concerns of 2016
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Feb 10, 2016According to the National Transportation Safety Board, distracted driving has earned a spot on the 2016 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that in 2014, 3,179 individuals suffered fatal injuries in motor vehicle accidents that involved distracted drivers using portable electronic devices (PEDs). Studies show ...Continue Reading
FDA Will Soon Announce Next Steps in Essure Review
Posted By Salvador Phillips, PLLC || Dec 1, 2015The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said last week that it plans to announce the next steps in a review of the highly controversial birth control device Essure®. The device, which was marketed and sold as a less invasive alternative to tubal ligation surgery, is supposed to be a safe, permanent sterilization method, but so far, many women are finding that the device does not live up to its ...Continue Reading
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