Chris Ariano

Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has always been an issue.  People could be eating, day dreaming, or more recently talking or texting on cell phones.  In a study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it was found that almost half a million people were injured as a result of distracted driving in 2009. Though Arizona doesn’t have […]
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Car Recalls and Personal Injury Lawsuits

March saw car recalls from Ford and Subaru.  Recalls present an interesting dynamic regarding personal injury lawsuits.  The defects could reduce either individual’s potential liability or remove it all together. Take the reason for the Ford recall as an example. Ford recalled 230,000 minivans from cold-weather states to fix a rust problem that could cause […]
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Falling on the Finish Line

A woman at a Finish Line Shoe store suffered injuries to her foot when a credit card machine fell off of the counter and landed on her foot.  The woman hopes that the money she wins in the lawsuit will allow her to never have to shop at a Finish Line again. Almost exactly a […]
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The Daytona Crash: Legal Ramifications

On Saturday February 23, 2013, a number of spectators were injured as a result of a ten car crash during a race at Daytona International Speedway.  Approximately 30 onlookers were injured when the crash propelled debris into the stands. A wheel from one of the cars event went through the protection fence. The situation is […]
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The Discovery Process

The American legal system has processes and procedures that are to be followed in the course of a lawsuit. This includes a personal injury lawsuit. Since the late 1940’s the federal court system has required disclosure of all relevant facts and documents to the other side prior to a trial so there are no surprises, […]
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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Have you ever wondered who could be sued in a Medical Malpractice lawsuit? Well the legal concept is not limited to just doctors but nurses, anesthesiologists, health care facilities; pharmaceutical companies among others that provide healthcare services are also open for lawsuits. Let us look at hospitals for example. Hospitals are corporations that are either private or […]
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