Arizona state law dictates that animal owners are strictly liable for any harm their pets inflict on others. This means dog owners are responsible for all bites and attacks their dogs commit, even if they have not been personally negligent or are not aware that a dog is dangerous. However, these rules do not always apply — for example, if the dog was intentionally provoked, teased, tormented or abused, or if the victim was bitten or attacked while trespassing or committing a crime.
When food is mishandled, improperly stored or poorly prepared, there is the risk of contamination. While most contaminants such as bacteria, viruses and parasites are either eliminated during preparation or fail to affect us, some can cause serious harm to victims.
For those injured while riding a motorcycle, a Phoenix, AZ motorcycle accidents attorney who understands both the laws and the insurance industry is essential to obtaining appropriate compensation. At David R. Farney, PLC, we understand the issues that motorcyclists often face — such as car and truck drivers failing to look for or notice motorcycles — and believe that bikers deserve respect and consideration on the road.
If you or a loved one was injured on someone else’s property due to poor or inadequate property maintenance, you may be entitled to coverage for the medical costs, lost wages and other damages you incur as a result. At David R. Farney, PLC, a Phoenix, AZ premises accidents law firm, our team is prepared to provide the legal support you need when filing a premises liability claim. Our comprehensive services include handling all administrative elements of your case, such as filing within the statute of limitations, providing supporting evidence and keeping track of all paperwork, as well as obtaining top-level experts and specialists who can analyze your case.
Designers, manufacturers and distributors of consumer products are responsible for ensuring that the items they offer are safe and functional. When a product is defective or harmful to its users, those injured as a result have grounds to initiate a products liability lawsuit.
Spinal Cord Injury
Experienced Phoenix, AZ spinal cord injuries lawyers like David R. Farney understand the seriousness of back, spine and spinal cord injuries (SCI). Those who suffer significant damage to their spines face a wide array of effects — ranging from chronic pain to loss of feeling and function or even to full paralysis — and must deal with varying levels of disability.
Over the last several years, millions of automobile tires from a number of different companies have been recalled due to severe defects in design or manufacturing. The recalls focused on a series of accidents that resulted from tire tread separation, leading to loss of vehicle control, severe injuries and even fatalities. If you or a loved one was injured, or if you lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident caused by a tire blowout.
Traumatic Brain Injury
Perhaps no type of personal injury hits closer to home than traumatic brain injury, known as TBI. Although I’ve been a practicing lawyer since 1980, it was not until my daughter sustained a catastrophic head injury that I became impassioned about this particular field of personal injury law.
Large trucks such as 18-wheelers, semis and tractor-trailers can cause serious damage when they collide with other vehicles. If you’ve been injured in a trucking accident, you are probably well aware of just how destructive a large truck can be. In fact, annual data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) consistently reveal that truck accidents account for a significantly higher rate of fatality and serious injury than car, motorcycle, ATV or boat accidents.
Wrongful death cases arise when negligent behavior leads to a fatality. Cases of wrongful death can be difficult to prove without the help of a knowledgeable wrongful death lawyer in Phoenix, AZ. At David R. Farney, PLC, our experienced team understands what you’re going through. Passionate advocates for justice, we support you throughout your wrongful death claim.