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  • Credibility and Trustworthiness

    Credibility and Trustworthiness

    Be honest; don't lie. And say what you mean. This seems simple, but too many people have trouble with what are to me qualities that we shouldn't have to strive for. I mean talk about a low bar: be honest and forthright. And be this way all the time to everyone you deal with. You want people to believe in you.

    The alternative is being two faced and dishonest. Can anyone honestly say that is the reputation they … Read More

    Categories: Other, Article

  • Eight Questions about Arizona's New Paid Sick Time Law

    Eight Questions about Arizona's New Paid Sick Time Law

    Prop 206: Paid Sick Time Off is Now Required of Arizona Employers

    Prop 206 was recently upheld by the Arizona Supreme Court.  Not only does Prop 206 increase Arizona’s minimum wage to $10 per hour but also requires paid sick time.   Arizona employers must have a paid sick time (“PST”) policy before the new law takes effect on July 1, 2017.  Employers need to prepare … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • The Advantages of Divorce Mediation

    The Advantages of Divorce Mediation

    Video Transcript:

    Hi, my name is Mitchell Reichman. I’m a board-certified Specialist in Family Law and chair of the Family Law Department at Jaburg & Wilk.

    What is opting out and how can I pursue it?

    Opting out is choosing to resolve a family law dispute outside the traditional judicial system and one method of opting out is choosing mediation as an alternative to resolving disputes. Mediation can … Read More

    Categories: Family Law, Article

  • Trademark Owners Beware of Chinese Domain Name Marketing Ploy

    Trademark Owners Beware of Chinese Domain Name Marketing Ploy

    Some e-mail marketing ploys are pretty clever and some spam or phishing attempts brilliantly disguised as valid e-mail. While there are many great reasons to register your trademark with the United States Patent & Trademark Office, including: 

    Constructive notice nationwide of the trademark owner’s trademark rights

    Preventing others from … Read More

    Categories: IP Law, Internet and Technology, Article

  • Auto Dealership Liability for Accidents Occurring During Test Drives: How to Protect Your Dealership

    Auto Dealership Liability for Accidents Occurring During Test Drives: How to Protect Your Dealership

    Prospective car buyers are no different than the drivers we encounter daily on the road: some are skilled, some are not so skilled. Add to that the prospective buyer’s unfamiliarity with the vehicle they are test-driving, nervousness of having a salesperson in the passenger seat, and the distraction that comes with evaluating the car and not the road, and the potential for accidents often … Read More

    Categories: Business & Corporate, Insurance Litigation, Article

  • Arizona Court of Appeals Confirms “Subcontractor Exception” to “Your Work” Exclusion Does Not Apply to Additional Insured General Contractor Seeking Coverage For Defective Work of Named Insured Subcontractor

    Arizona Court of Appeals Confirms “Subcontractor Exception” to “Your Work” Exclusion Does Not Apply to Additional Insured General Contractor Seeking Coverage For Defective Work of Named Insured Subcontractor

    In Double AA Builders, Ltd. v. Preferred Contractors Insurance Company, LLC, --- P.3d ----, 2016 WL 7508079, *1  (Ariz. Ct. App. Dec. 30, 2016), the Arizona Court of Appeals reversed the trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of an Additional Insured General Contractor and found the “subcontractor exception” to the & … Read More

    Categories: Construction, Insurance Litigation, Article

  • Sanctions and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Appeal

    Sanctions and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Appeal

    This may not be a book my new grandson Felix will soon be reading, but it does raise a legitimate question:  When you really, truly, believe a federal appeal is frivolous, and not just garden variety, I know you’re going to lose, please don’t make me spend my client’s money defending, but truly a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad appeal, can you obtain sanctions under Federal Rule 11 … Read More

    Categories: Appellate, Appellate, Article

  • How to Avoid the Implied Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege in Arizona Insurance Bad Faith Cases

    How to Avoid the Implied Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege in Arizona Insurance Bad Faith Cases

    How to Avoid the Implied Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege in Arizona Insurance Bad Faith Cases

    This article examines the implied waiver of the attorney-client privilege, notes guidelines that will assist an Insurer’s analysis of whether a court will find a waiver of the Privilege, and offers tips for how an Insurer can avoid the implied waiver of the Privilege. 

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    Categories: Insurance Litigation, Article