News - Injuries


  • 21 Jul 2020
    A Woman Is Pulled Over Without Overt Reason And Was Assaulted By A Police Officer
    Every year, cities pay out millions of dollars to settle the many thousands of lawsuits that are filed for cases of police brutality.  According to the Wall Street Journal, billions are paid out each year to resolve issues of police misconduct. In a time where police are facing additional scrutiny across
  • 01 Apr 2020
    A Community Mourns The Loss Of A Police Officer Responding To A Domestic Violence Incident
    A domestic violence incident in Phoenix on Sunday has left one police officer dead and two additional officers injured. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that Phoenix Police Commander Greg Carnicle was shot and killed during the incident that took place in a North Valley neighborhood located near 43rd Avenue and P
  • 29 Nov 2019
    Injured Hiker Sues City For Unwanted Airlift From Trail
    A female hiker who had to be rescued in June is now suing the city of Phoenix for $2 million after she claims that when she was airlifted off of Piestewa Peak, the stretcher she was in spun and caused injury to her spine. According to a report filed by US News and World Report, 74-year-old Katalin Metro be
  • 28 Nov 2019
    Explosion At Texas Chemical Plant Destroys Windows And Doors Miles Away
    KOLD-TV in Tucson reports that two explosions erupted at a chemical plant in Texas just hours apart on Wednesday, November 27th, leaving three people injured. Texas officials say that the explosions happened at just after 1:00 a.m. at a facility owned by the TPC group in Port Neches, Texas. The plant manuf
  • 26 Nov 2019
    Two Children Hurt In Similar Accidents In Different States At Same Trampoline Park Provider
    Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Parks are now facing increased scrutiny after two children were hurt in a similar accident, one here in Phoenix and the other in Lakeland, Florida. Arizona Attorney Tanveer Shah told WFLA Channel8 News that the circumstances surrounding the two incidents are almost identi
  • 29 Aug 2019
    Man Arrested For Pointing Laser At Police Helicopter
    According to federal law in the United States, it is illegal to point a laser at aircraft or into its flight path. Lasers can temporarily or even permanently blind pilots and cause a crash. Title 13 of the Arizona Criminal Code also makes it a crime to point a laser at an aircraft, and those who do so face se
  • 18 Jul 2019
    Criminal Sues Police For Allowing Police Dog To Attack Him After He Complied With Instructions
    A man who allegedly stole a vehicle earlier this year is now suing the state for $2 million after a police dog tore off portions of his face. The Phoenix New Times reported that on January 17, 2019, Carlos Balli, 29 was driving a stolen Honda Civic when he was spotted by Arizona DPS officer. During the cou
  • 14 Jun 2019
    Deadlock On Immigrant Volunteer Case
    The recent trial of No More Deaths member, Scott Warren brings into sharp focus when the law and simple human compassion for those suffering are at odds. The Tucson Sentinel reported on its website that Warren is facing the charges of criminal conspiracy to transport and harbor illegal aliens, and harborin
  • 20 May 2019
    Officer Caught On Video Slapping Shoplifter, Arrested
    Most police officers are good people and are constantly conscious about what is considered acceptable behavior and what is considered excessive force. Even when dealing with those whom they suspect of committing a crime, there are clear lines as to what an acceptable use of force is and when it becomes a viol
  • 10 May 2019
    Man Accused Of Hit And Run After Injuring 3 Small Children
    A hit and run is a serious crime nationwide. It can be hard to fight instincts of fight or flight in the face of danger, but after injuring someone it’s important to stay calm and try and to help. Fleeing the scene only leads to harsher sentencing and penalties. KTAR News recently reported on a mother th
  • 02 May 2019
    Man Suspected Of DUI Causes Motorcycle Wreck
    Even if someone isn’t physically caught up in a crash, they can still be involved in one. According to a story on the AZ Family website, that is what authorities in Phoenix believe happened in a crash on Sunday, April 28th. Phoenix Police have arrested Alfred Brown Jr., 29, on suspicion of DUI in a crash
  • 25 Apr 2019
    Man Transporting Chickens Across Road Hit And Killed
    Loading and unloading cargo can be dangerous for many different reasons. Loads can shift, cargo can cause injury, or others simply walking or driving into a work area can create hazards for workers just trying to do their job. Last month, a Los Angeles forklift driver making delivery of live poultry was struc
  • 23 Apr 2019
    Arizona Senate Passes Ban On Distracted Driving Devices
    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that every day, an estimated nine people in the United States are killed and more than 1,000 people are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver. It can take less than just a few seconds of someone taking their eyes off of the road to irreversibly change l
  • 06 Mar 2019
    Infant Critically Injured After Rough Handling By Babysitter
    Taking care of very young children and babies can be stressful. As precious and wonderful as they are, newborns can cry for seemingly no reason and it can be difficult to get them to stop. Young or inexperienced parents may not know what to do and if nothing seems to help, tempers can flare. In such a situati
  • 20 Jan 2014
    Proposed Auto Insurance Hikes Could Help Injured Drivers
    Tucson, Ariz. (Jan. 17, 2013) – As a Tucson lawmaker proposes raising liability coverage required for motorists, personal injury attorneys at Zanes Law remind drivers to explore all of their options after an accident. “Now more than ever, drivers must be aware of all of the consequences when they’ve be
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