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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 ...

1983 Claim: Qualified Immunity of Social Worker

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Feb 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Demaree v Pederson, No 14-16207 (9th Cir., January 23, 2018) (Per Curiam) NO QUALIFIED IMMUNITY FOR SOCIAL WORKERS WHO REMOVE CHILDREN FROM HOME WITHOUT WARRANT WHERE THERE IS NO IMMINENT HARM TO CHILDREN AT THE TIME TO JUSTIFY THE REMOVAL Child Protective Services removed plaintiffs children ...

Choice of Law: Workers Compensation Subrogation Rights

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Feb 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jackson v. Eagle KMC LLC, 782 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 7 (App. Div. I, January 16, 2018) (J. Orozco)NATURE AND EXTENT OF WORKERS COMP LIEN SUBROGATION AND ASSIGNMENT RIGHTS IN THIRD PARTY ACTION DETERMINED BY LAW WHERE COMP BENEFITS ARE PAID. Plaintiff, a South Carolina resident, was employed as a truck ...

How to Manage Your Caseload and Your Time

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Feb 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

Matt Schmidt recently spoke to law students at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. He offered his advice to help out law students with their school life and time management when they become attorneys. You can read through his presentation at the link below:  Managing...

Newsletter January 2018

Posted by Matt Schmidt | Jan 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our January 2018 Newsletter has been released! We discuss the following topics:  Religion in the Courtroom Clients amp; Lawyers - Rights amp; Obligations The Costs amp; Benefits of a Structured Settlement Injured on the Job Click here to read through all of it and find out the latest ...

Wrongful Conduct Rule Adopted in Arizona

Posted by Ted A. Schmidt | Jan 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Torts—Wrongful Conduct Rule Muscat v. Creative Innervisions LLC, 781 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 4 (App. Div. I, December 26, 2017) (J. Brown) WRONGFUL CONDUCT RULE ADOPTED IN ARIZONA: HARMS ARISING SOLELY FROM CONSEQUENCES OF PLAINTIFFS OWN CRIMINAL CONDUCT DO NOT CONSTITUTE LEGALLY COGNIZABLE INJURIES T...

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