A Paid Day Off on Election Day

Congress recently introduced the “For the People Act of 2019” that would make the federal election day a paid holiday for all federal employees and encourages private employers to do the same. Several (13) U.S. States currently give state workers election day off with pay. Following Congress’ lead, the Leader…

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New Arizona Laws for 2018

The Arizona Legislature has adjourned for the summer, but several new laws will go into effect soon, most on August 3rd. Here's a sampling of some of the new laws: Kid's Play: Recess for students mandated Senate Bill 1083 requires Arizona schools provide at least two recess periods per day…

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Leader Law Firm Welcomes New Associate

The Leader Law Firm is proud to announce the hiring of Associate, Mr. Jeffrey Kratz. Jeff will be working with John Leader, owner and principal attorney at the Leader Law Firm. Jeff’s work will focus on a variety of personal injury and wrongful death cases. Jeff graduated from the University…

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Cult Trafficking Victim Awarded $8 Million

A 27-year-old woman who was trafficked for ten years, working as an unpaid laborer in a variety of cities across the country has been awarded almost $8 million in damages by a federal judge in Kansas. This verdict is believed to be the most significant, trafficking-related verdict in U.S. history.…

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No Change in Arizona Insurance Minimum

In the most recent legislative session, state legislators tried to revise the outdated Arizona insurance minimum set in 1972. Current Arizona law requires motorists to purchase what is known as 15/30/10 coverage: $15,000 for injuries to any one person, $30,000 for all injuries from the same crash, and $10,000 in…

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What to Do If Your Car Has Been Recalled

What is a car recall? A vehicle recall occurs when a manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) determines that a car model (or several models) has some a safety-related defect or doesn't comply with a federal safety standard. The carmaker will alert vehicle owners to the…

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