Tucson Child & Elder Abuse Attorney
David E. Hill, P.L.C.
A real black mark on our society is the number injuries to the young, disabled and elderly caused by “abuse.” It may involve a child care center, schools, the work place and nursing or care homes for the elderly, and arise from negligence in hiring or supervision. The spectrum of injuries is broad and includes emotional abuse, sexual molestation, or other forms of physical battery at the hands of a parent, step-parent, babysitter, teacher, health care provider or caregiver. The conduct is particularly heinous when it involves a victim who, due to age or infirmity, is unable to effectively communicate what happened. Such behavior should not go unrecognized or unaddressed.
In Arizona the legislature has imposed certain limitations on the presentation of a claim for personal injury or wrongful death (an “injury”). Generally, a person has only 2 years from the date of the “injury” to file a lawsuit. Further, if the responsible party is a public entity, a person may have to prepare and file what is known as a “Notice of Claim” no later than 180 days (6 months) after an “injury” so as to preserve the right to file a lawsuit after that, if necessary. If you have sustained an injury, do to not procrastinate with respect to your decision to consult with a Tucson child & elder abuse attorney regarding a possible claim. If you miss one of the deadlines referred to above, you may lose the opportunity to be compensated for your loss.
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Please contact me to schedule a consultation. I am happy to meet with you out of the office if necessary. I will spend the time needed to gain a clear understanding of what happened, answer any questions you have, and explain what your best course of action is in my opinion.