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Underinsured Motorist Coverage Under Multiple Policies

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Jun 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Underinsured Motorist Coverage Under Multiple Policies Hanfelder v. Geico Indemnity Co., 791 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 33 (App. Div. I, May 22, 2018) (J. Thompson) IN ORDER TO REQUIRE INSURED TO CHOOSE ONLY ONE UIM COVERAGE FROM MULTIPLE POLICIES WRITTEN BY SEPARATE AFFILIATED INSURANCE COMPANIES, INSURE...

FDA Issues Mandatory Recall on Kratom

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Jun 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

'For the first time the FDA has exercised its expanded recall authority granted under the 2011 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, releasing a mandatory recall order for any Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC product containing the herbal supplement kratom. Kratom—a plant that grows in eastern Asia—previ...

Dev Sethi Files Notice of Claim Against TUSD

Posted by Dev Sethi | May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

On February 1, a Tucson Unified School District bus driver ran a red light at the intersection of Ft. Lowell and Swan.  As he sped through intersection, he struck and killed Kerry ODonnell.  Kerry was crossing the street, with the walk signal in a marked crosswalk. She was half way across the ...

Diversity Jurisdiction: Amount in Controversy

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | May 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

Diversity Jurisdiction: Amount in Controversy Chavez v. JP Morgan Chase amp; Co., No. 16-55957 (9th Cir., April 20, 2018) (J. Bybee) AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY FOR DIVERSITY JURISDICTION DETERMINATION IS NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES INCURRED AT TIME OF REMOVAL BUT IS DETERMINED BY THE OPERATIVE COMPLAINT...

How to Ensure You Don't Miss Your Flight in 2020

Posted by Matt Schmidt | May 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division is spreading the word early and encouraging residents who travel to obtain an Arizona Voluntary Travel ID. Standard IDs like a driver license will not be accepted by the Transportation Security Administration beginning in October of ...

CDC Expands Romaine Lettuce Warning to All States

Posted by Dev Sethi | Apr 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

This afternoon, the Center for Disease Control broadened its romaine lettuce advisory to include all states.   The bottom line -- dont eat romaine lettuce until further notice.   From its statement, Based on new information, the CDC is expanding its warning to consumers to cover all types of ...

Networking and Marketing

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Apr 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

Matt Schmidt recently spoke to law students at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. He shared helpful tips regarding networking and marketing in the legal profession.  You can read through his presentation at the link below:  Networking and Marketing

Compensation for Student Athletes Gaining Ground

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Mar 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Collegiate Athletic Association and its member universities rake in billions of dollars a year from its sports programs. Their coaches bring in millions in salary. The student athletes who make this all possible, on the other hand, make barely enough to get through school. Many must ...

Restitution: Az Does Not Follow Restatement § 78

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Mar 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

Knightbrook Ins. Co. v. Payless Car Rental, __Ariz. Adv. Rep.__ No. Cv-17-0156-CQ (February 8, 2018) (J. Lopez) ARIZONAS EQUITABLE INDEMNITY LAW DOES NOT ALLOW AN ACTION FOR RESTITUTION BASED UPON PAYMENT OF AN OBLIGATION THE PAYOR “JUSTIFIABLY BELIEVES” THE DEFENDANT IS PRIMARILY OBLIGATED TO ...

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