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Resources for Seniors

Filled under Accident, Bache & Lynch, Brain Injuries, Insurance Claims, Lawsuit, Medical Injuries, Personal Injury, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death on August 23, 2017 - no comments.

In Arizona, many group assist the public.  Here are some resources for seniors which may be useful: INFORMATION ON CARE FACILITIES LICENSING OR RATINGS, AND HIRING A CAREGIVER: Resources to Check Before Hiring a Caregiver Arizona Department of Health Services (DHS) – Long Term Care, Assisted Living Facilities – Licensing(link is external) Nursing Home Compare(link is external) AARP Arizona(link is external) Arizona 211 Community Information and Referral/Senior Services(link is external) AZ Assisted Living Federation(link


Your Rights on the Not-so-Friendly Skies

Filled under Accident, air rights, Bache & Lynch, Lawsuit, Medical Injuries, Uncategorized on April 17, 2017 - no comments.

A man was dragged from his seat on a United Airlines flight by airport security officers. Footage taken by another passenger shows the officers forcibly removing the man and dragging him by his arms down the aisle and out of the plane. The man was pulled out because he refused to leave the flight to make room for United Airlines employees after airline personnel asked him to involuntarily exit the plane. The federal Transportation Department


Healthcare Update

Filled under Bache & Lynch, Insurance Claims, Uncategorized on September 11, 2013 - no comments.

You have new rights and protections in the Marketplace starting in 2014. 4 things to know: • You won’t be charged more for health insurance just because you’re a woman. • You can’t be denied coverage or charged more due to pre-existing conditions, like cancer or being pregnant. • You can choose from any primary care provider, OB-GYN, or pediatrician in your health plan’s network without a referral. • You’ll get free preventive care like


Bike Wreck

Filled under Accident, Bache & Lynch, Cycling, Uncategorized on July 17, 2013 - no comments.

As many of you know, over the weekend one of our attorneys was involved in a major bicycle wreck.  The good news is that he is home recovering.  He was riding in a pace line at close to 25 mph.  As the group approached a controlled intersection, the first rider in the pace line stopped for a yellow/red light, and our favorite cyclist went over the handle bars landing on his head and left shoulder. He destroyed the


Service Animals

Filled under Uncategorized on June 26, 2013 - no comments.

Service animals are animals that are individually trained to perform tasks for people with disabilities – such as guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling wheelchairs, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, or performing other special tasks. Service animals are working animals, not pets. Service animals are individually trained to perform tasks for people with disabilities. Businesses that serve the public must allow people with disabilities to


Bache & Lynch Makes Roads Safe

Filled under Cycling, Road Conditions, Uncategorized on July 5, 2012 - no comments.

It turns out you CAN make a difference in Arizona when it comes to makes roads safer.  Several weeks ago, one of our partners, Frances Lynch, wrote an email to the person at Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) in charge of the maintenance for the area of Oracle Road at Catalina State Park.  That intersection had been a major hazard for bicycles.   As anyone who cycles in Tucson knows, there are many cyclists coming in and out of


Fourth of July Fireworks

Filled under Accident, Damages and Compensation, Product Recall, Uncategorized on June 26, 2012 - no comments.

Sixty-five percent of all fireworks injuries in 2011 were sustained during the 30 days surrounding the Independence Day holiday. More than half of these injuries were the result of unexpected ignition of the device or people not using fireworks as intended. Fireworks injuries most often resulted in burns to the hands and head, including the eyes, face, and ears. According to the special study, sparklers, firecrackers, and aerial devices were associated with the most incidents.


Caring for Your Loved Ones – Tips on Preventing Elder Abuse

Filled under Accident, Bache & Lynch, Uncategorized on December 16, 2011 - no comments.

Has your loved ever been a resident of Desert Life Rehabilitation & Care or Villa Campana Health Care(now known as Kindred Care)?  These facilities have been cited with multiple deficiencies including: failure to make sure that each resident’s nutritional needs were met, failure to give each resident care and services to get the or keep the highest quality of life and failure to have a program to keep infection from spreading. According to the Arizona


CPR Saves 1 Year Old Boy

Filled under Accident, Bache & Lynch, Uncategorized on December 9, 2011 - no comments.

An 11-year-old girl from Queen Creek saved her baby brother’s life when she noticed he was choking, she immediately rushed to his aid.  Thankfully, she used the skills she had learned from a class called “Safe Babysitters.”  To learn more information about the important life-saving class by calling  602-230-CARE. The American Red Cross also offers many different classes on safety training, you can even take some of them online.  Visit the to find out


Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

Filled under Accident, Bache & Lynch, Personal Injury, Uncategorized on December 6, 2011 - no comments.

It’s that time of year again, the holiday season is in full swing!  Every year hundreds of people fall for improper use of ladders.  Last year, over 13,000 people were injured nationwide while hanging holiday decorations, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.  Follow these tips to avoid an unnecessary trip to the emergency room this year: 1. Always select the correct ladder for the job: one that extends at least 3 feet over the roofline or