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Can I Still Get Compensation If I Didn’t Wear a Seatbelt?

Seat belts are an absolute must while driving, both in the eyes of the law and to ensure your own safety. If you ended up in a car crash after failing to buckle up, it’s natural to be concerned about whether or not you can get a settlement to cover your damages. The good news is yes, you can still pursue a personal injury case and receive compensation, even if you didn’t wear your seat belt. Arizona law protects [...]

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 [...]

Medical Bills After a Car Accident

After an accident, victims may find themselves facing a number of different expenses. One of the greatest expenses that victims struggle with is medical bills. A recent study found that 41 percent of working Americans have medical bill problems.  Unfortunately, accident victims will not receive any compensation from their insurance until after their claim has concluded. In the meantime, victims have a responsibility to pay all medical bills out of pocket.  At Escamilla Law Group we understand how overwhelming and daunting [...]

Do Car Accidents Need To Be Reported To The Police?

If you are involved in a car accident, you should always call the local police department first. Most states require you to call law enforcement when the car accident involves injuries or causes vehicle damage. When the police arrive at the scene, they will protect the accident scene, investigate the entire accident, and call for emergency medical care if it’s needed. A police officer will also prepare a police report that explains details about the vehicle accident. Always ask [...]

Distracted Driving With Kids

Driving with kids in the car can be very distracting. It takes a great deal of patience for parents to handle arguing or complaining in the backseat. Often, parents don’t think of these situations as a dangerous distraction, but research suggests otherwise and that parents need to find different ways to handle interruptions while driving. Forms of Distractions According to a recent study from the Monash University Accident Research Center, driving with children is 12 times more dangerous than a driver [...]

Do Safety Features On Cars Reduce The Odds Of A Crash

Advances in automotive technology have made our cars faster, more fuel-efficient, more comfortable, and more convenient than ever before. Technological additions also include safety features that many motorists wouldn’t have thought possible years ago. Gone are the days where the idea of a new safety feature was a side-impact airbag; today’s vehicles have rear-mounted cameras, collision detection, blind-spot sensors, lane departure warnings, and more. Do these features actually reduce the odds of being in an accident, though? Some Technology Is [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Auto Accident Blocks Right Center Lane on L-101

Phoenix, AZ (July 8, 2019) – An auto accident on Monday evening, July 8th, closed the right center lane of Loop 101 westbound. The crash occurred around 6:23 p.m., near 35th Avenue. At least two vehicles appeared to be involved, with a third pulled over to assist. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, and the drivers’ information, as well as their conditions, have not been released. All lanes re-opened around 7:00 p.m. Our thoughts go out to the victims [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Auto Accident Closes Right Lanes on State Route 51

Phoenix, AZ (July 8, 2019) – An auto accident on Monday evening, July 8th, closed the right lanes of State Route 51 northbound. The crash occurred around 6:14 p.m., near McDowell Road. At least two vehicles appeared to be involved, and the debris from the accident blocked at least two lanes. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Our thoughts go out to the victims for a fast recovery. Auto Accidents in Arizona In Arizona, there has been a steady increase in [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Auto Accident Blocks Right Lane on I-17

Phoenix, AZ (July 7, 2019) – An auto accident on Sunday evening, July 7th, blocked the right lane on I-17 also known as Black Canyon Freeway in the northbound direction. According to reports, the incident occurred just south of Northern Avenue in Phoenix.  Reports indicate that the injury accident occurred at approximately 9:22 p.m.  Multiple vehicles appear to be involved in this crash. Police and Fire Rescue Units were dispatched to the scene to aid and assist the injured victims in [...]

Scottsdale, AZ – Two Injured After Auto Accident at Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard

Scottsdale, AZ (July 7, 2019) – Two people were transported to the hospital after a two-car auto accident in Scottsdale on Saturday night. Emergency crews were called to the scene near Loop 101 and Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard around 8:45 p.m. on July 6th. Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash but say impairment may have played a factor. The drivers’ information and their current conditions have not yet been released. Our thoughts go out to the victims and their families. Auto [...]