Monthly Archives: May 2015

Arizona Laws on Drug Testing

If you’re new to Arizona or are looking to change jobs in the state, you may face an employment screening that includes drug testing. It’s important to know the laws to make sure your rights are protected when being interviewed by a potential employer. Like most other states, Arizona has laws that allow drug testing in certain situations, as long as your potential employer follows the rules. Here are those rules at a glance: Rules for Job Applicants An employer … Read More

Injuries at work, your rights in Arizona

In the state of Arizona, if you sustain an injury at work, your injury may covered under workers’ compensation. Under Arizona law, it is mandatory for employers to secure workers’ compensation insurance for their employees, but it is your responsibility to make sure you file a claim. Here’s some more info on how the process works in Arizona: Arizona is a “No Fault” System This means that even if you were at fault or partially at fault in causing the … Read More

What to do when you get a Class Action Lawsuit Letter

They happen every once in a while, about as often as a jury summons. You receive a letter or email stating you might be eligible to be a part of a class-action lawsuit, and usually, the defendant named is a corporate entity that’s a household name (with very deep pockets). Before you start dreaming of leaving your day job, it’s important to know some facts about how class-action suits work, and how much (if anything) you can expect to receive. … Read More

Tips For Buying Your First Home

It has been a big part of the American Dream for so long, but these days, the American Dream has lots of negotiations and paperwork involved. Buying your first home can be an ordeal, especially since many first-time homebuyers have never explored the terrain of dealing in real estate. Here’s some tips on how to weather the seas of home purchasing. Know what you want. Before even glancing at Zillow or starting your drive around your favorite neighborhoods, make a … Read More

Top 10 Television Lawyers

If it wasn’t for television lawyers, many people may have never considered a career in law. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor once stated that an on-screen conversation between Perry Mason and District Attorney Hamilton Burger in the legendary Perry Mason series as an influence on her decision to become a prosecutor. In the spirit of honoring these television heroes (and sometimes villains), we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 TV lawyers. Ally McBeal – Her vivid imagination qualifies her for … Read More