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Fireworks safety for 4th of July

Fourth of July or Independence Day, one of the biggest holidays in the US is just around the corner. As is it for many years now, we can expect the sky to light up with amazing firework displays all over the country.  And even though we at Schenk Podolsky wish that you have a festive… Read more

Truck accident types in Arizona

Truck accidents are one of the most serious kind of accidents on motorways which can cause severe injuries or even death. If the truck accident causes serious injuries, the truck driver might be liable and could pay a significant compensation to the victims of the accident. In order to know what to do after a… Read more

Following doctor’s orders after an accident

You can’t really predict when an accident will occur in your life. They are unexpected and can happen in an instant. On the other hand, the recovery after an accident, both physical and financial, can take some time. At Schenk Podolsky we’ve been handling injury cases in Arizona and have been guiding our clients through… Read more

Premises liability – Gated Community

Gated communities are a choice for many because of the extra privacy and protection. Since most gated communities have security guards at the entrance, intrusion is difficult, but of course not impossible. When that happens, and someone breaks into your gated community, do you know what are your rights? Gated communities can also have crimes… Read more

What comes after car accident deposition – Part 2

In our previous blog posts we discussed what happens after your car accident. We mentioned that lawyers of both sides will do a deposition to take statements from you, from the at-fault driver, witnesses and medical examiners. Then those depositions get transcribed and reviewed by the lawyers. So what’s next? Trial Once both sides have… Read more

What comes after a car accident deposition? Part 1

There are millions of cars on US roads every day, which results in extreme congestion and of course more accidents. Those that were unfortunate to be involved in a car accident, need to have an experienced personal injury lawyer on their side to work on getting compensation for their injuries, so they don’t have stress… Read more

How do pedestrian car accidents happen?

Based on one of the previous reports from NHTSA, about 5,000 people die every year in traffic-related pedestrian accidents. And several of these are actually caused by car crashes. But over the years we’ve seen the number of pedestrian deaths rise above 5,000 and more than 129,000 pedestrians seek medical attention in emergency room. Despite… Read more

Don’t ignore your car’s diminished value after an accident

Even though being in a car accident is scary and devastating, but the accident itself is rarely the end of the story. After a car accident you will most likely be overwhelmed with phone calls from insurance agencies and the police which certainly adds a bit more stress to the whole situation of losing your… Read more

Lower automobile-related fatalities but increased trucking fatalities

Fatal auto accidents are something we often hear about on the news, and the reports sometimes make us wonder – is the number of accidents going down or up? The laws of texting while driving, additional enforcement on drinking while driving and the variety of safety measures should really make a difference. According to the… Read more

Covid-19 and Workers’ Compensation

The coronavirus outbreak has impacted many areas of our lives, it has also effected the way we and our work as well. Policies regarding shutdowns non-essential work, social distancing and remote work, have impacted both employers and workers around the world. Some industries, which have been heavily affected by the outbreak and where the risk… Read more