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New Important Steps to Take Immediately After a Car Accident

Steps to Take Immediately After a Car Accident Being involved in a car accident is incredibly stressful. In the moments right after a car accident, you may feel scared and confused. No one plans to be involved in a car accident. Because of this, most people are unaware about what they should do after a car accident. More than six million traffic collisions occur in the United States annually. In this post, we will examine some of the most important steps to take [...]

Car Accidents in 2020

Car Accidents in 2020

Car Accidents in 2020 The year 2020 was an outlier in many ways. The pandemic changed life for almost everyone. While most people were practicing social distancing, many were still traveling on roadways and believe it or not car accidents in 2020 increased year-over-year. The statistics for car accidents and injuries for last year are only now becoming available. In this post, we will examine some of the trends in car accidents in 2020 and injuries from 2020.   If you or someone [...]

Semi truck accident in Arizona

Is a Semi Truck Accident Likely in Arizona?

Trucks provide valuable transportation of products and goods across our country. They are the reason our stores’ shelves are stocked and that we have access to the food, merchandise, tools, and other necessities that households need. However in Arizona, semi truck accidents are frequently seen on the roads. The landscape of our state is such that there are many winding roadways that also come with very steep ascents and descents making driving quite difficult at times. For  inexperienced truck [...]

Car Accident Involving Marijuana

Car Accident Involving Marijuana

What to Do for A Car Accident Involving Marijuana Getting into a car accident involving Marijuana is no laughing matter. Unfortunately, human beings are not perfect, and our ability to make wise choices can be easily impaired by alcohol or drugs. While we sometimes wish we could turn back time, it isn’t possible. Instead, finding reliable Marijuana Accident Attorneys to help navigate your tricky circumstances is your smartest option moving forward. Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in Arizona Recreational marijuana became legal in [...]

rental car accident

What To Do For A Rental Car Accident

A rental car accident is always a scary and stressful experience. When an accident happens while you’re driving a rental car, it can become even more challenging to navigate than a typical car accident. Thankfully, if you need rental car accident legal assistance in Phoenix and the surrounding areas, the highly experienced accident attorneys at ELG ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS are ready for you. Advice For a Rental Car Accident In the state of Arizona, the determination of responsibility for a car accident [...]

3.2 Mesa, AZ - Serious Car Crash Causing Injuries Reported on L-202 at Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ – Serious Car Crash Causing Injuries Reported on L-202 at Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ (March 2, 2021) – A serious car accident closed the westbound lanes of the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway at Dobson Road in Mesa on Tuesday evening. Per reports from authorities with the Department of Public Safety, the wreck occurred around 10:30 p.m. Officers with the Mesa Police Department received calls of a multi-vehicle crash around that time and arrived at the scene shortly afterward. First responders say that serious injuries were reported and officers closed the highway to [...]

3.2 Mesa, AZ - One Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on US 60 at Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ – One Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on US 60 at Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ (March 2, 2021) – A pedestrian has died after being hit by a street sweeper on westbound US 60 near Dobson Road on Tuesday morning. Per a report released by the Arizona Department of Public Safety Sgt. Kameron Lee, the accident happened just after 5:00 a.m. The right lane of the US 60 westbound remained closed as DPS collected evidence at the scene. Officers with the Mesa Police Department were also dispatched, as well as first responders. The [...]

3.1 Mesa, AZ - Multi-Car Crash Causing Injuries Reported on US 60 at Alma School Rd

Mesa, AZ – Multi-Car Crash Causing Injuries Reported on US 60 at Alma School Rd

Mesa, AZ (March 1, 2021) – A multi-car accident on US 60 near Alma School Road resulted in at least one injury on Monday morning, March 1. According to officers from the Mesa Police Department, emergency crews and local authorities were called to the scene near Alma School Road around 7:00 a.m. Authorities say a sedan was traveling westbound on US 60 when it collided with another passenger vehicle in the HOV lane, causing an accident that may have involved [...]

2.26 The Dangers of Fatigue in Truckers

Do Commercial Trucks Have Safety Features?

The number of fatal commercial truck accidents increases every year. And because there is a shortage of truck drivers and limited space to carry cargo, companies impose tight deadlines. As a result, drivers may speed, drive while they are tired, or exceed federal limits on the number of consecutive hours driving. However, some commercial trucking companies have added safety features to lower the risk of crashes. Though these safety features may not completely eliminate the risk of accidents, they go [...]

3.1 Phoenix, AZ - Rear-End Car Accident Causes Injuries on I-10 at 16th St

Phoenix, AZ – Rear-End Car Accident Causes Injuries on I-10 at 16th St

Phoenix, AZ (March 1, 2021) – A crash involving at least two vehicles shut down the right westbound lanes of Interstate 10 near 16th Street in the greater Phoenix area on Monday morning, resulting in injuries. According to local officers and fire rescue units, the accident happened just after 6:30 a.m. in the right lanes of the interstate. The Arizona Department of Public Safety said that it appears that a box truck collided with at least one other vehicle in [...]