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Arizona Insurance — Do you have “Full Coverage”?

Filled under Bache & Lynch, Insurance Claims on January 15, 2014 - no comments.

We often hear from our clients that they have “full coverage” insurance. But what does that really mean? Arizona’s current law, A.R.S. § 28-4009, requires drivers have at least $15,000 to cover injuries to an individual, $30,000 to cover injuries to a group of people, and $10,000 for damage to property. This level of coverage became law in Arizona 42 years ago. As others have pointed out, at that time, Richard Nixon was president!  Airbags


Wrongful Death

Filled under Bache & Lynch, Wrongful Death on October 22, 2013 - no comments.

For more on this topic, be sure to check out Bill Bache on YouTube discussing wrongful death law in Arizona. What is wrongful death? Many deaths are tragic. Our Tucson lawyers know that a wrongful death occurs when a negligent or careless act results in a loss of life. Who can file a wrongful death claim? Surviving family members, including spouses, children and parents can file a wrongful death claim in Arizona. Is there a


Air Bag Injuries

Filled under Auto Accidents, Bache & Lynch, Car Accident, Product Recall on September 18, 2013 - no comments.

Over the past several years, there has been a public outcry about the deaths of almost one hundred motorists in low speed motor vehicle collisions as a result of air bags. Children and small adults continue to die because of the violent exposure to inflating air bags. We can and should understand the cause of such tragedies. Air bag systems were installed in the United States in thousands of automobiles during the model years 1974


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


Great Bike Classes here in Pima County!

Filled under Bache & Lynch, Cycling on August 14, 2013 - no comments.

The Pima County Department of Transportation’s (PCDOT) Bicycle & Pedestrian Program will offer mountain bike classes, mechanics, women’s mechanics, and Bicycle Information for Kid’s Education classes. Instructors certified through the League of American Bicyclists will lead the courses, most of which are limited in space. Call 724-BIKE (2453) to find out more about the classes and to sign up. Participants must bring their own bikes. The following is the class schedule, provided by the PCDOT:


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


Are Your Tires Safe?

Filled under Accident, Auto Accidents, Bache & Lynch on July 9, 2013 - no comments.

Americans drive three trillion miles a year, every inch in reliance on their tires. Nobody thinks much about their tires — you fill them up with air, change them when they are flat, rotate them, and replace them when you can see all of Lincoln’s head on a penny. Even the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration doesn’t tell consumers and owners of cars, SUVs, passenger van, or trucks to do much other than regularly check


Tucson Fireworks Laws

Filled under Bache & Lynch on July 2, 2013 - no comments.

      The Fourth of July is less than a week away. Some residents may host parties and use fireworks. Some party hosts may consider buying fireworks. Firework stands are starting to pop up all over Pima County. The key is to know the laws before you light anything.  The state of Arizona does allow the sale of certain types of fireworks. They include sparklers, smoke devices and novelties. Aerial fireworks are not allowed


Beware of Monster Drinks – Parents sue Monster after California teen dies of cardiac arrhythmia

Filled under Bache & Lynch, Child Product Recall, Damages and Compensation on June 26, 2013 - no comments.

The mother of a teenager who died from cardiac arrhythmia last year is blaming his death on Monster Beverage, alleging in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that his death was caused by habitually drinking the company’s energy drink. Nineteen-year-old Alex Morris went into cardiac arrest during the early morning hours of July 1 and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The lawsuit filed in California’s Alameda County Superior Court alleges Morris would


Service Animals

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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