No. 1 CA-SA 23-0040.

535 P.3d 52 (2023)

David MORALES, surviving husband of Cathy Morales, on his own behalf and on behalf of statutory beneficiaries including Gavin Carpenter, the surviving natural son of Cathy Morales, Petitioner, v. The Honorable Rodrick COFFEY, Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Arizona, in and for the County of Maricopa, Respondent Judge, State of Arizona, Real Party in Interest,

Court of Appeals of Arizona, Division 1.

Filed August 10, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ahwatukee Legal Office PC, Phoenix, By David L. Abney , Co-Counsel for Petitioner.

The Leader Law Firm PC, Tucson, By John P. Leader , Co-Counsel for Petitioner.

Wieneke Law Group PLC, Tempe, By Kathleen L. Wieneke , Tara Zoellner , Counsel for Real Party in Interest.

Presiding Judge Jennifer M. Perkins delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Judge Angela K. Paton and Judge D. Steven Williams joined.


¶1 In July 2018, Cathy Morales lost control of her car while driving west on Interstate 10 in Pima County. She crossed over the median strip, collided with an oncoming semi-truck, and died. David Morales, her husband, and Gavin Carpenter, her son, (collectively, "Morales"), acting as Cathy's statutory beneficiaries...

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