Understanding the Link Between Chronic Pain and Personal Injury Cases

Chronic pain after an accident can turn simple, everyday tasks into daunting challenges. If someone else’s negligence caused the accident that led to your ongoing discomfort, that person could owe you compensation to help you treat your condition and to … Continue reading

Negligence is a critical concept in Arizona personal injury cases, but many people do not understand what it means. At the Silkman Law Firm, we believe it’s essential for our clients to understand the basic legal principles involved in their … Continue reading

Beyond Physical Harm Psychological Effects of Personal Injury Accidents

Many of the injuries that result from a car accident are immediately apparent, such as lacerations or broken bones. Other physical injuries are less obvious but detectable through X-rays or MRIs. However, people often overlook the psychological effects of personal … Continue reading

can you sue for emotional distress

Many accidents leave more than just physical scars. Emotional injuries can be equally as debilitating as any bodily wound. If you’re struggling with this kind of invisible trauma, you might wonder whether you can hold another party responsible for your … Continue reading

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If another person’s negligence injured you, Arizona law entitles you to seek compensation for your accident-related injuries and losses. In legal terms, the compensation you’ll get for these losses is called “damages.” In personal injury lawsuits, courts may award the … Continue reading

Personal injury law book and gavel

If you have suffered an injury from an accident or incident that was someone else’s fault, you may be entitled to compensation from the person who hurt you. From the moment you are injured, collecting evidence is vital to proving … Continue reading

person holding their arm - showing nerve damage after an auto accident

Car accidents can be incredibly devastating and even life-altering events, with the potential to cause physical and psychological trauma that can last long after the accident itself. One common but often underappreciated injury is nerve damage or pinched nerves. If … Continue reading

woman using her phone

Too many personal injury claimants have lost out on the compensation they deserved by making posts on social media that an insurance company used to contradict their claims or attack their credibility. While you may think you’re posting something innocent, … Continue reading

cars merging onto highway with text overlay "lane change accidents: who is at fault?"

If you were involved in a lane-change accident, you might not be sure who was at fault. Changing lanes and merging involves many quick decisions, and it can be difficult to remember if you took all the necessary precautions. Here, … Continue reading

Arizona Statute of Limitations

Have you been injured in an accident in Arizona that someone else caused? If so, you may be thinking about filing a personal injury lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve. All personal injury lawsuits in Arizona are subject to … Continue reading