When You Can and Can’t Sue the Government After a Crash

When You Can and Can’t Sue the Government After a Crash

The government is inherently afforded a certain degree of immunity in the context of civil infractions, but this immunity is far from absolute. As such, you can usually sue if your Arizona auto accident was caused by a government entity, provided that you weren’t negligent yourself and they didn’t act in accordance with standard procedures. Qualified Immunity for Government Entities Arizona’s qualified immunity laws provide immunity to public workers and entities in a variety of circumstances, but in the context of [...]

Steps You Should Take After a Truck Accident

How to File a Truck Accident Claim

Truck accidents often result in serious, sometimes fatal, injuries for victims. When drivers of large tractor-trailers cause accidents, victims are left with exorbitant medical costs and critical injuries. But when you’re seeking to file a claim, it’s important to gather everything you need to win. And a driver’s trucking company may ultimately be to blame for these tragic wrecks Negligent truck companies may cut corners by hiring unqualified drivers and promoting inadequate vehicle maintenance. These negligent companies have a tendency [...]

Can a Pedestrian Be Liable for an Auto Accident?

Can a Pedestrian Be Liable for an Auto Accident?

Every year in Arizona, thousands of pedestrians are injured in auto accidents, often by little fault of their own. By Arizona law, anyone walking on foot or using an assisted mobility device (powered or unpowered) qualifies as a pedestrian. When in doubt, if an individual isn’t expected to use a bike lane or the roadway, treat them as a pedestrian.  If you’ve recently been in an auto accident as a pedestrian or motorist, you might not know who’s to blame. [...]

The Most Common Injuries From Negligence In Arizona

Proving Fault in Arizona Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. No one ever plans for a slip and fall accident to occur. It does not matter if you are at work, at the grocery store, or at home, these accidents can happen anywhere. These accidents occur quite frequently. The National Safety Council reported that slip and fall accidents account for about one-third of all injuries in the United States. Furthermore, each year over 800,000 people are hospitalized [...]

Why Are Older Motorcyclists More Prone To Death After Accidents?

How to File an Arizona Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

If you were involved in a motorcycle accident and have sustained injuries or your vehicle was badly damaged, it is important to file an insurance claim. The Arizona Department of Transportation reported a total off 2,738 motorcycle accidents in 2018. Furthermore, there were a total of 4,985 fatal motorcycle accidents in 2018 alone. These accidents can be incredibly devastating but it is important to file a claim so you can receive the compensation you deserve. Filing a claim can [...]

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Accidents In Arizona Are a Part of Life

Accidents in Arizona Are a Part of Life Stella was the type of person who had never been in any accidents in Arizona as she planned every event, every task, every trip to the grocery store, with care. She knew well in advance when she would leave, and how she would get there. She planned her routes to avoid traffic and even did some research on which streets were the safest to drive. In short, Stella was about as careful [...]