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Beware Of The Dangerous Combination Of Sports Supplements And Dehydration In Our Hot Arizona Weather

Posted by James D. Campbell | Aug 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Young Arizona athletes already place significant stress on their bodies by working out our extreme heat. This stress is compounded by the use of creatine and protein supplements. Together, they can be a toxic combination that can cause severe injuries due to dehydration and muscle breakdown. The Academy of Orthopedics warned, “It may be dangerous to take creatine supplements while undergoing dehydration (for example, for wrestling competition) or when trying to lose weight.”

Civil Procedure—Timeliness of Notice of Claim

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Aug 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Civil Procedure—Timeliness of Notice of Claim Cruz v. City of Tucson, 770 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 8 (App. Div. II, August 1, 2017) (J. Vasquez) NOTICE OF CLAIM MUST BE FILED WITHIN 180 DAYS OF WHEN PLAINTIFF KNOWS OR REASONABLY SHOULD KNOW SHE HAS BEEN DAMAGED AND THE CAUSE, SOURCE, ACT, EVENT, INSTRU...

Taylor Swift on Cross Examination

Posted by Dev Sethi | Aug 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

A civil trial in Denver that pits Taylor Swift against a disgraced radio DJ is shining a light on Taylors meet and greets and the abuse performers - especially female performers - are susceptible to.  Her testimony is a masterclass in dealing with aggressive cross examination. In 2013 Taylor wa...

CLE Fast Track Trials Training and Seminars by the PCBA

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Jul 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Beginning on October 1, 2017, the Superior Court in Pima County will launch a three-year pilot program designed to resolve less complicated civil claims through the Fast Trial and Alternative Resolution Program (“FASTAR”).  Ted Schmidt will be one of the hosts for the training session in August ...

Civil Procedure: Remittitur and Additur

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Jul 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Soto v. Sacco, __Ariz. Adv. Rep. __ No. CV-16-0136-PR (July 13, 2017) (J. Lopez) TRIAL COURT HAS DISCRETION UNDER RULE 59(a)&(i) TO ISSUE REMITTITUR OR ADDITUR OF JURY VERDICT IF IT ADEQUATELY STATES THE GROUNDS AND EXPLAINS ITS RULING WITH SUFFICIENT PARTICULARITY TO AVOID SPECULATION AS TO...

Torts: Elements of Abuse of Vulnerable Adult Claim

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Jul 05, 2017 | 0 Comments

Delgado v. Manor Care of Tucson,  767 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 47 (June 20, 2017)(J. Gould) VULNERABLE ADULT CLAIMS UNDER APSA NO LONGER REQUIRE PROOF THE ALLEGED NEGLIGENCE IS LINKED TO SERVICE THE CAREGIVER RENDERS DUE TO RECEPIENT'S INCAPACITY AND RELATED TO THE PROBLEM(S) CAUSED BY THE INCAPACITY ...

Firm Sponsored Charity "Engage" Off to a Great Start

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Jun 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi takes pride in playing an active role in trying to make our local community a better place to live in. From Tucson Soccer Academy (Ted Schmidt) to Ben's Bells (Dev Sethi) to little league baseball (Jim Campbell), we encourage all of our lawyers to get involved. As pres...

Tesla Model X Gets 5 Star Safety Rating

Posted by Dev Sethi | Jun 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tesla's Model X SUV is the first SUV to receive 5 star crash-test ratings in every single test category. Hundreds of other SUV models have been given five stars overall by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. But in each case, the SUV received only four stars on one of the componen...

New Arizona Laws that Affect You

Posted by Dev Sethi | May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Legislature has adjourned for the Summer.  the 2017 Session resulted in 353 passed bills. The Governor has signed over 300 of them so far, and he is expected to sign more in the coming days.  With the exception of the texting law, these go into effect on August 9, 2017. [Kids] Don't Text and...

Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi May 2017 Newsletter

Posted by Matt Schmidt | May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

We have just released our latest newsletter! We cover a wide variety of topics: Ted Schmidt wrote about protecting your own family and the duty to report sexual predators Dev Sethi discussed recent changes to Rule 28 and Rule 30 Jim Campbell explains the myth of the medical malpractice crisi...

Ted Schmidt & Dev Sethi Are 2017's Super Lawyers

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Apr 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kinerk, Schmidt, & Sethi is celebrating this week as Ted Schmidt was listed as one of Super Lawyer Magazine's Top 50 Lawyers in Arizona and one of only 5 in in the city of Tucson! Dev Sethi was selected in Super Lawyers under General Personal Injury. Ted was also listed again in Personal Inju...

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