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The Most Common Injuries Children Face After a Car Accident

When talking about car accidents and compensation we often think of adult drivers. Children are also victims who sustain injuries in accidents. According to the National Safety Council, there were 636 children under the age of 13 who died in car crashes in 2018. Because of their smaller bodies, often when a crash occurs the force of the impact will have more severe outcomes for children than for adults. When head trauma is an injury, the negative symptoms may [...]

Are Bars Liable for Over-Serving Customers Who Get Into Accidents?

Are Bars Liable for Over-Serving Customers Who Get into Accidents?

Although motorists have a legal obligation to drink responsibly and never drive impaired, bars and other commercial establishments that serve alcohol have a similar responsibility to never enable drunk driving in the first place. Nearly 5,000 alcohol-related accidents occur in Arizona annually, so the onus is on everybody, not just drinkers, to try to keep impaired drivers from getting behind the wheel. Understanding drunk driving laws in Arizona is the first step in the process, but from there, it [...]

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. [...]

Can Arizona's Hot Weather Cause More Car Accidents?

Can Arizona’s Hot Weather Cause More Car Accidents?

The hot Arizona desert can be a contributing factor to car crashes in the state. As if there aren’t enough hazards on the roads to already, residents of the state of Arizona have another hurdle to overcome when they are out and about on the roads. Extremely hot weather, which the state is well-known to experience has been linked to increased traffic accidents. A study showed that driver performance decreases with rising temperatures. How Does Hot Weather Affect Phoenix Drivers? The [...]

How Pictures Can Help Your Personal Injury Claim

If you have never been in an accident before, then taking the time to familiarize yourself with a couple of key actions to take will be immensely beneficial for you. One of the steps you should always take after an accident is to take photos, a lot of them. Visual documentation provides you with extra ammunition and proof of how your accident took place. Photos will also help you recall more details of the accident when you have to [...]

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Insurance Adjuster Advice After a Car Accident

Advice After a Car Accident It is essential that as much documentation as possible is collected after a car accident. The more tangible information that a victim has supporting their claim the better it is for them in terms of success and for higher settlement amounts. The shock after a car accident can make a person feel foggy and impact their ability to think clearly. This is natural, but once the fog lifts and the reality of the situation comes [...]

Collect Compensation if You Were Partially At-Fault for Your Arizona Accident

Collect Compensation for Your Arizona Accident

Collect Compensation For Your Accident In Arizona Driver error is the reason behind the vast majority of traffic accidents in Arizona, therefore it is important to make sure you are able to Collect Compensation for Your Arizona Accident.  Driving is a serious task that takes attention, responsibility, and defensiveness to be safe on the road. This means that every time you get behind the wheel respecting the rules of the road, not allowing for any distractions, and having a sharp [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]