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8 Auto Accident Tips for Prevention and Protection

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, there were 116,609 motor vehicle accidents in 2015, and 36,950 resulted in injuries or fatalities. With nearly one-third of auto accidents in Arizona resulting in injuries or death, prevention and protection are vital. Auto accidents are an unfortunate reality of life but knowing how to stay safe and take steps to protect yourself should an accident occur are important. If you’ve already been injured in an auto accident in Arizona, contact the Phoenix auto accident [...]

5 Steps to Take After Auto Accident Injuries

Being involved in an auto accident is a frightening experience, especially when an accident involves injuries. And unfortunately, injuries after an accident are common, with more than 36,000 injuries occurring as a result of auto accidents in Arizona in 2018. You may feel overwhelmed, emotional, and stressed after an auto accident. But it’s important to protect your rights and know what to do after sustaining auto accident injuries, from following protocol on the scene to filing a claim. If you’ve already [...]

Buckle Up with These Arizona Seat Belt Laws

Wearing a seat belt is one of the most important things you can do as a driver or passenger. According to the CDC, seat belts help reduce auto accident injuries by almost 50%. And though it may seem intuitive, it’s important to be aware of all seat belt laws, especially since Arizona seat belt laws are often enforced and categorized differently from other states. If you’ve already been injured in an auto accident in Arizona, contact the Phoenix auto accident [...]

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Knowing Your Rights After an Auto Accident

Knowing Your Rights After an Auto Accident If you’ve been involved in an auto accident, you may have questions about your rights as a passenger. First, it’s important to seek treatment for any injuries you’ve sustained in the auto accident. Remember to protect your rights, even if it means filing a claim against the driver of the vehicle. You may feel guilty about taking action, but keep in mind that it’s not personal. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident [...]

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Driving Near Trucks in Phoenix

From highways to residential streets, safe, defensive driving is key. But tips for defensive driving often leave out best practices for driving near trucks in Phoenix. Collisions involving these oversized trucks and smaller passenger vehicles can have tragic consequences, so it’s important to be prepared. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident in Arizona, contact the Phoenix auto accident attorneys at the ELG ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS, PLLC – our team of auto accident lawyers is here to help. While not [...]

What to Do After a Hit and Run Accident

After an accident that damages an individual or vehicle, drivers are required to provide a certain level of assistance and information by Arizona law, which boils down to a few simple requirements:Drivers involved in an accident must provide their name, address, and vehicle registration number to the other driver. Upon request, they must also show their driver’s license to anyone who was hit or any occupants of an involved vehicle, driver or otherwise. If anyone was injured, drivers must provide [...]

All About Arizona Seat Belt Laws

Wearing a seat belt is one of the most important things you can do as a driver or passenger. According to the CDC, seat belts help reduce auto accident injuries by nearly 50 percent. Though it may seem intuitive, it’s important to know all seat belt laws, especially since Arizona seatbelt laws are often enforced and categorized differently from other states. If you’ve already sustained injuries in an auto accident in Arizona, contact the Phoenix auto accident attorneys at ELG [...]

Tips for Handling Your Accident Report

If you’ve been involved in an accident, whether it’s a minor collision or a major crash, an accident report is a must. A detailed accident report can help you secure fair compensation and provides the appropriate information for insurance companies and lawyers. Police officers fill out the accident report at the scene of the crash after they’ve gathered all the details needed. These details will include the drivers’ information, license plate numbers, registration details, and more. If you’ve been involved in [...]

Phoenix, AZ – Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Backup on I-17 at Black Canyon City

Phoenix, AZ (July 14, 2019) – A multi-vehicle crash on Sunday afternoon, July 14th, caused miles of traffic backup on southbound I-17 near Black Canyon City. According to officials, the auto accident occurred around 2:32 p.m. and appeared to involve multiple vehicles. Police and fire rescue authorities were on the scene to assist injured victims and investigate the cause of the crash. The incident occurred around milepost 244 and caused several miles of traffic to stall. Authorities are still investigating the [...]

5 Tips for Avoiding Road Rage Incidents

Car accidents are an unfortunate reality of life, but thankfully, many of them can be prevented – especially those occurring as a result of road rage incidents or aggressive driving. With more than 36,000 injuries occurring as a result of auto accidents in Arizona in 2018, and at least 1,500 injured or killed as a result of road rage or aggressive driving across the country, it’s important to avoid these incidents. If you’ve already been injured in a car accident [...]