When Should I Get an Attorney After an Accident?

Auto accidents can be confusing, stressful endeavors for everyone involved. With so many moving parts to keep track of, these cases can seem too complex and daunting to bother with, and it can be tempting to accept the first offer made by an insurance adjuster to get things over with. In chaotic times like these, an attorney can ease your burden significantly by offering professional guidance and legal assistance every step of the way. What Can an Attorney Do For [...]

Proving Negligence After Personal Injury

From expensive medical bills to serious injuries that disrupt your everyday life, accidents caused by the negligence of others can have a profound, stressful effect on your livelihood. Though legal action may be daunting, it’s important to seek fair compensation for your suffering when appropriate. However, you’ll first need to prove negligence. To learn more about your personal injury claim, contact our Phoenix personal injury attorneys at the ELG Law. Our team of personal injury lawyers is here to help [...]

When Do Car Accidents Most Frequently Occur?

There are many factors that play a role in determining the most dangerous times to drive. Some of these factors can be very unpredictable and irregular. A lot of these factors that affect when accidents occur include the time of day, the day of the week, the weather, and types of drivers. During rush hour, it is crucial to pay extra attention to the road because there are such a high number of motorists on the roadways. Arizona Car Accident [...]

Motorcycle Crashes Involving Stationary Objects

Per data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, motorcycle wrecks often result in serious injuries and fatalities. A surprisingly high number of these accidents involve motorcycles striking stationary objects. In fact, nearly 25 percent of the 5,500 motorcycle crashes that occurred in 2016 involved stationary objects. However, knowing your rights and a few safety tips as a motorcyclist can help you avoid injuries. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident in Arizona, contact our Phoenix motorcycle accident attorneys at the [...]

Is the Witness to Your Car Accident Reliable?

When you have been in an accident that was not your fault there are certain steps you must take to help you compile the documentation for a strong case when you move to pursue a personal injury claim. Obtaining a police report, taking pictures, writing down the details fo the accident, and obtaining witness statements are a couple of those steps. Some of the most helpful pieces of documentation include corroboration of your accident as experienced by others.  Witness testimony [...]

Distracted Behavior Major Factor in Traffic Accidents in Arizona

Distracted behaviors aren’t only reserved for drivers when it comes to a traffic accident. Distracted pedestrians weather they be walkers or bicyclists can also cause issues on the road. Because drivers and pedestrians engage in distracting behavior, there has been an increase in pedestrian accidents, many of which result in death. Two factors that are believed to be the cause for much distraction in people include the rise in marijuana use as well as the chronic use of handheld [...]

4 Tips for Safety When Driving with Children

Safe, defensive driving is the easiest way to prevent accidents. Though you can’t account for the actions of other drivers on the road, you can ensure that you follow traffic laws and anticipate other drivers’ movements when you’re behind the wheel. However, when you’re driving with children in the car, it can be more difficult to focus on the road. Especially since a recent study showed that driving with children in the vehicle can be more distracting than using a [...]

Types Of Substantiating Evidence That Supports A Personal Injury Claim

Personal injury cases are won and the most amount of compensation is rewarded to those individuals with strong claims.  Strong claims come from strong substantiating evidence backing your claim. When you have been injured by another party’s negligence you need to prove this. To increase your chances of obtaining your full compensation and working through the process correctly, it is best advised to enlist the help of an expert Phoenix personal injury lawyer. Accident Report Calling the police after you have [...]

The Most Common Accidents That Cause Personal Injuries in Phoenix

Personal injury is common everywhere and can occur from a slip and falls, dog bites, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, or construction accidents to name a few.  Compiling statistics in the Phoenix area shows us the five most common accidents that occur here. Vehicle Accidents Motor vehicle accidents can occur from crashes that involved cars, trucks, motorcycles, or pedestrians and these are the most common type of accident that leads to a personal injury.  There were an estimated 14 car [...]

5 Types of Successful Car Accident Cases

Car accidents are frightening, especially when they involve injuries and property damage. And unfortunately, serious car wrecks are common, with more than 36,000 accident injuries across Arizona in 2018 alone. You may feel overwhelmed after an accident and daunted by the hassle of pursuing a car accident case or dealing with insurance companies that don’t have your best interest in mind. If you’ve been injured in an accident in Arizona, contact the Phoenix car accident attorneys at the ELG Law. Our [...]