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Driving On a Suspended, Revoked, Cancelled License in Arizona

In Arizona, a person’s driver’s license can be suspended, revoked, cancelled for several reasons including criminal convictions, alcohol crimes, license points, unpaid fines, child support and failing to appear at Court. If this occurs the Arizona Department of Transportation will mail a suspension or revocation notice to the driver’s last known address as required by Arizona Revised Statute (A.R. ...

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WHAT IF I CAUSED THE ACCIDENT? IF I AM PARTIALLY AT FAULT, WILL I BE ABLE TO FILE AN INJURY CLAIM OR RECOVER?

Yes!  You can recover damages even if you partially caused the accident.  This is called comparative fault or comparative negligence and Arizona is a “comparative negligence” state. ARIZONA LAW ON COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE Comparative negligence is a fancy way of saying each party is responsible for their own negligence. In Arizona, even if you are 80% at fault for an accident, you can still recover ...

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DUI IN ARIZONA? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS WHEN STOPPED FOR A DUI IN ARIZONA!

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AN ATTORNEY If you are stopped by police officers, do not attempt to talk your way out of an arrest or ticket.   Do not talk at all except to immediately request an attorney. Chances are the police officer is recording the stop by video, audio or both.  You do not want to say or do anything that can be used against you. Once arrested the police officer will obtain a breath sa ...

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How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take to Settle or Resolve

Injury victims, as they should, usually wonder how long it will take to settle or resolve their injury case. This is a fair question and one of the most common ones. If you do not want to be fully compensated for your injuries an insurance company is always willing to settle fast without knowing the true extent of your injuries. In fact, it is not uncommon for an insurance company to make an offer ...

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Don’t Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a D.U.I.

DUI arrests are on the rise in #Arizona and with #CincoDeMayo around the corner they may continue to increase. To have a safe and great time Kester Law Group has some suggestions. Plan ahead. If you are going to drink, make sure that you have a designated driver, taxi number, drive-share app or driving service. If you drink, drink responsibly. Know your limit. It takes 2 hours to burn off the alco ...

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LINK BETWEEN DOG BREEDS AND DOG BITES?

DogsBite.org, compiles statistics about dog bite injuries in the United States. According to research accumulated between 2005 and 2016, the Pit Bull Terriers and Rottweilers are the two most deadly dog breeds in America. The German Shepard, American Bulldog, Mixed Breed, Mastiff, Husky, Unknown and Combination round out the top 9. The term “Pit Bull” is a universal term that describes similar but ...

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THE 10 TOP THINGS TO DO AFTER AN ACCIDENT

If you are involved in a vehicle accident, you must protect yourself and your rights. Following is a list of the top 10 things you should do: 1. STOP Never drive away from the scene of an accident, even a minor one. If you do the consequences can be very bad. If the accident involved serious physical injury or death and you caused it, you can be charged with a class 2 felony. In addition to having ...

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DIMINISHED VALUE AND WHY YOU CARE

Just like a vehicle diminishes in value each year, a vehicle diminishes in value after an accident. Even if the vehicle was repaired to factory standards, there is still a loss in value. This loss is incurred whether you attempt to sell the vehicle or not. If your vehicle was damaged in an accident, you may have a diminished value claim. There are several factors that go into determining the amoun ...

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Why Your Phoenix Police Report is Important and How to Get Yours

If you have been involved in an accident, the police report will contain crucial and helpful information. It will contain the other driver’s identity, address and telephone number; It will identify the owner of the other vehicle, their address and insurance information; If the vehicles were towed, it will identify the tow truck company and location; It may also contain the investigating officer’s ...

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POLICE REPORTS AND ACCIDENTS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY

If you have been involved in an automobile accident on private property, you may know it can be difficult to get the police to respond. Often, people say “The police refused to respond because the accident happened on private property” or “They refused to respond because the cars were not disabled” or “They refused to respond because no injuries were reported”. In truth, pursuant to Arizona Revise ...

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The Discovery of Your Social Media

Your social media is relevant.In EEOC v. Simply Storage Management, a sexual harassment case where claimants alleged extreme emotional distress, the court stated: “It is reasonable to expect severe emotional or mental injury to manifest itself in some [social media] content, and an examination of that content might reveal whether the onset occurred, when, and the degree of distress. Further ...

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Kester Law Group: An Injury Firm in Phoenix, Arizona, takes on Toyota

On Monday, November 20, 2017, Gary A. Kester at Kester Law Group in Phoenix, Arizona, announced that his firm is currently reviewing cases of injury caused by Toyota motor vehicles; Model Year 2018 C-HR vehicles and Model Year 2012 – 2015 Prius Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. Recently, Toyota announced a recall of more than 50,000 vehicles. The C-HR parking brake may disengage causing the vehicle t ...

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Should You Contact A Personal Injury Attorney?

Injuries from roadway accidents, medical malpractice, slip & falls, burns, dog bites, pedestrian accidents, workplace mishaps or accidents of any kind require the skill and knowledge of a personal injury attorney. Many injury victims do not know if they have a cause of action, should file a claim or pursue legal action. Consequently, they end up suffering and bearing expenses that another per ...

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Driving On a Suspended, Revoked, Cancelled License in Arizona

In Arizona, a person’s driver’s license can be suspended, revoked, cancelled for several reasons including criminal convictions, alcohol crimes, license points, unpaid fines, child support and failing to appear at Court. If this occurs the Arizona Department of Transportation will mail a suspension or revocation notice to the driver’s last known address as required by Arizona Revised Statute (A.R. ...

Read More

WHAT IF I CAUSED THE ACCIDENT? IF I AM PARTIALLY AT FAULT, WILL I BE ABLE TO FILE AN INJURY CLAIM OR RECOVER?

Yes!  You can recover damages even if you partially caused the accident.  This is called comparative fault or comparative negligence and Arizona is a “comparative negligence” state. ARIZONA LAW ON COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE Comparative negligence is a fancy way of saying each party is responsible for their own negligence. In Arizona, even if you are 80% at fault for an accident, you can still recover ...

Read More

DUI IN ARIZONA? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS WHEN STOPPED FOR A DUI IN ARIZONA!

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AN ATTORNEY If you are stopped by police officers, do not attempt to talk your way out of an arrest or ticket.   Do not talk at all except to immediately request an attorney. Chances are the police officer is recording the stop by video, audio or both.  You do not want to say or do anything that can be used against you. Once arrested the police officer will obtain a breath sa ...

Read More

How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take to Settle or Resolve

Injury victims, as they should, usually wonder how long it will take to settle or resolve their injury case. This is a fair question and one of the most common ones. If you do not want to be fully compensated for your injuries an insurance company is always willing to settle fast without knowing the true extent of your injuries. In fact, it is not uncommon for an insurance company to make an offer ...

Read More

Don’t Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a D.U.I.

DUI arrests are on the rise in #Arizona and with #CincoDeMayo around the corner they may continue to increase. To have a safe and great time Kester Law Group has some suggestions. Plan ahead. If you are going to drink, make sure that you have a designated driver, taxi number, drive-share app or driving service. If you drink, drink responsibly. Know your limit. It takes 2 hours to burn off the alco ...

Read More

LINK BETWEEN DOG BREEDS AND DOG BITES?

DogsBite.org, compiles statistics about dog bite injuries in the United States. According to research accumulated between 2005 and 2016, the Pit Bull Terriers and Rottweilers are the two most deadly dog breeds in America. The German Shepard, American Bulldog, Mixed Breed, Mastiff, Husky, Unknown and Combination round out the top 9. The term “Pit Bull” is a universal term that describes similar but ...

Read More

THE 10 TOP THINGS TO DO AFTER AN ACCIDENT

If you are involved in a vehicle accident, you must protect yourself and your rights. Following is a list of the top 10 things you should do: 1. STOP Never drive away from the scene of an accident, even a minor one. If you do the consequences can be very bad. If the accident involved serious physical injury or death and you caused it, you can be charged with a class 2 felony. In addition to having ...

Read More

DIMINISHED VALUE AND WHY YOU CARE

Just like a vehicle diminishes in value each year, a vehicle diminishes in value after an accident. Even if the vehicle was repaired to factory standards, there is still a loss in value. This loss is incurred whether you attempt to sell the vehicle or not. If your vehicle was damaged in an accident, you may have a diminished value claim. There are several factors that go into determining the amoun ...

Read More

Why Your Phoenix Police Report is Important and How to Get Yours

If you have been involved in an accident, the police report will contain crucial and helpful information. It will contain the other driver’s identity, address and telephone number; It will identify the owner of the other vehicle, their address and insurance information; If the vehicles were towed, it will identify the tow truck company and location; It may also contain the investigating officer’s ...

Read More

POLICE REPORTS AND ACCIDENTS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY

If you have been involved in an automobile accident on private property, you may know it can be difficult to get the police to respond. Often, people say “The police refused to respond because the accident happened on private property” or “They refused to respond because the cars were not disabled” or “They refused to respond because no injuries were reported”. In truth, pursuant to Arizona Revise ...

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Pro Bono Service

Kester Law Group provides pro bono services to those that qualify in furtherance of Arizona and those in its community; Arizona Ethical Rul 6.1, ...

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The Discovery of Your Social Media

Your social media is relevant.In EEOC v. Simply Storage Management, a sexual harassment case where claimants alleged extreme emotional distress, the court stated: “It is reasonable to expect severe emotional or mental injury to manifest itself in some [social media] content, and an examination of that content might reveal whether the onset occurred, when, and the degree of distress. Further ...

Read More

Kester Law Group: An Injury Firm in Phoenix, Arizona, takes on Toyota

On Monday, November 20, 2017, Gary A. Kester at Kester Law Group in Phoenix, Arizona, announced that his firm is currently reviewing cases of injury caused by Toyota motor vehicles; Model Year 2018 C-HR vehicles and Model Year 2012 – 2015 Prius Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. Recently, Toyota announced a recall of more than 50,000 vehicles. The C-HR parking brake may disengage causing the vehicle t ...

Read More

Should You Contact A Personal Injury Attorney?

Injuries from roadway accidents, medical malpractice, slip & falls, burns, dog bites, pedestrian accidents, workplace mishaps or accidents of any kind require the skill and knowledge of a personal injury attorney. Many injury victims do not know if they have a cause of action, should file a claim or pursue legal action. Consequently, they end up suffering and bearing expenses that another per ...

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