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Dr. Death - Can It Be True?

Posted by Peter Akmajian | Jul 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

The TV series “Dr. Death” is airing on Peacock. It is based on a popular podcast of the same name. The show tells the tragic and true story of a dangerous, incompetent neurosurgeon in Texas who ends up severely injuring and even killing numerous patients.  The protagonists are two doctors and a D...

Back to the Future - The Delta Variant and the Courts.

Posted by Dev Sethi | Jul 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

After a slightly optimistic Spring and early Summer, where courthouse operations started to loosen and some normalcy teased on the horizon, COVID's Delta Variant and a scary increase in case numbers has shot us back into uncertainty and restriction. In fact, I was just sitting down to write a sum...

The Importance of UM and UIM Coverage

Posted by Dev Sethi | Jul 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

As cyclists gathered awaiting the start of Show Low's Bike the Bluff race, a driver behind the black Super Duty pick-up truck crashed into a group just heading out to ride. The crash sent eight riders to the hospital, and some required helicopter transport. Tragically, one of the injured riders d...

Is Charging Your Phone in Bed with You Dangerous?

Posted by Dev Sethi | Jul 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

The short answer - YES. It's a major no-no.  Electronics hold a deeply rooted place in our lives, even while we are sleeping. Researchers report that a majority of children, and a surprisingly high number of adults, admit to sleeping with a charging device in bed or under their pillow. Sleeping ...

Torts—Legislative Immunity

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Jul 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

Torts—Legislative Immunity Mesnard v.Campagnolo, No. CV20-0209-PR (June 30, 2021) (J. Timmer) https://www.azcourts.gov/Portals/0/OpinionFiles/Supreme/2021/CV200209PR.pdf THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSEORDERING AN OUTSIDE LAW FIRM TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGED SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS AGAINST ANOTHE MEMBER OF...

High School Graduation Season - Be Careful.

Posted by Dev Sethi | May 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

High school graduation season is upon us. Already some local students have crossed the stage and moved their tassels. My own daughter graduated over the weekend. It was a joyful and emotional few days, full of fun and celebration. But we also took a few minutes to understand the risks that come w...

Jurisdiction to Enforce Settlement Agreement

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | May 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Jurisdiction to Enforce Settlement Agreement Major v. Coleman, No. 2 CA-CV 2020-0081 (App. Div. II, May 5, 2021) (J. Eppich) https://www.appeals2.az.gov/decisions/CV20200081Opinion.pdf TRIAL COURT HAS JURISDICTION TO DISMISS AN ACTION WITH PREJUDICE UPON SETTLEMENT WHILE RETAINING AUTHORITY TO ...

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