Our Thinking

Staying informed about changes in the law and current legal issues is sometimes challenging. That's why our team of attorneys provides you with the thought leadership you need to stay ahead of the game. From emerging trends to complex regulatory developments, we offer the following insights into a wide range of legal topics and issues. 

Personal Injuries and Personal Injury Compensation

“Personal injury” refers to physical or psychological harm to a person, as opposed to property damage to property or reputation. This can include injuries to the body, mind, or emotions. Personal injuries can also include mental anguish, pain and suffering, and loss of earnings. Sadly, some injuries may be permanent.

Dram Shop Law

A dram shop law renders a dram shop liable for the harmful acts of its intoxicated customers when it overserves an intoxicated customer, and said customer then causes harm to a third-party victim as a result of his/her intoxication (e.g. a drunk driving accident).  A dram shop is "[a] place where alcoholic beverages are sold; a bar or saloon." Dram Shop, Black's Law Dictionary (11th ed. 2019).

We’re Now North Central

We are thrilled to announce that Fowler St. Clair is expanding its presence with the opening of a new office in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Our team has worked tirelessly to establish ourselves as a leading legal resource, and this expansion will allow us to better serve our clients in the North Central region. Resting on the ... Read more

Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”)

If you are a small to medium-size business owner, you need to be aware of the new Corporate Transparency Act ("CTA").  The CTA places additional regulatory burdens on most small to medium-size businesses making it more expensive and complicated to operate.  There are significant penalties for a lack of compliance, so it is important for business owners to understand the CTA's requirements and the steps necessary to comply.  These are discussed in this Article.

Together… We Make a Mark: 4 Reasons Why Fowler St. Clair is the Best Place to Work in 2024!

Having just completed our 11th Anniversary, Fowler St. Clair remains committed to its belief that creative legal strategies, proactive solutions, and strategic collaboration are key components to delivering real results, and we recognize that it is a joint effort between our clients and our team! 1. We make service our mantra At Fowler St. Clair ... Read more

Looking Back and Beyond

The year 2023 is behind us, and Fowler St. Clair takes pride in reflecting on the hard work and dedication of their exceptional team and the unwavering loyalty of their long-term clients. This year has been a great success for the firm in the legal industry, and we are grateful for the trust and support ... Read more

Navigating Legal Compliance for Short-Term Rentals in Scottsdale, Arizona

In the dynamic city of Scottsdale, Arizona, the surge in popularity of vacation rentals and short-term accommodations has brought with it a host of legal obligations that property owners must carefully navigate. In this comprehensive exploration, we’ll delve into key requirements, focusing on Neighbor Notification, Maricopa County Assessor Registration, the Mandatory Short-Term Rental Notice, and ... Read more

Crucial Insights: Understanding the Role of Depositions in Your Personal Injury Case

Personal injury litigation can be complex, and involves reviewing medical records, coordinating with opposing counsel, understanding medical terminology in addition to other procedural and substantive issues. Most of this is handled by attorneys and legal professionals with the assistance of their clients. However, one critical piece of personal injury litigation involves the direct questioning of ... Read more

Navigating the Landscape of Uninsured Motorist Coverage and Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Arizona

While almost everyone knows they are required to carry liability insurance for their vehicles in case they cause an accident, not everyone knows how important vehicle insurance can be if you are injured by someone else. In Arizona, insurance can protect you if you are injured by someone else who either does not have insurance or does not have enough insurance to cover your medical expenses and other damages. This is why the State of Arizona requires insurance companies to offer Uninsured Motorist coverage (“UM”) and Underinsured Motorist coverage (“UIM”).

Three Keys for Every Real Estate Purchase Contract

Whether you are buying or selling real estate, a well-planned and well-written purchase contract is essential.  In fact, you don’t have an enforceable agreement without one.  In Arizona (and most other states), an agreement for the sale of real property must be in writing and signed.  And if the terms aren’t clear, a court won’t ... Read more