Phoenix Criminal Law and Personal Injury Blog

Filing an Injury Claim During the Pandemic

Personal injuries never come at a convenient time. They happen even during a global pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to daily life and the infrastructure of cities such as Glendale. One change is in how the court system operates for personal injury claims. While you can still file an injury claim during… read more

Truck Accidents Caused by Improperly Loaded Cargo

One of the most common fatal traffic accident types in the US is a collision with a commercial truck. In 2017, 4,657 fatal collisions involved large trucks, according to crash data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Big rigs pose many safety threats to smaller passenger vehicles and their occupants, such as weights… read more

Car Accidents Caused by Teenagers

It takes time to become confident and careful behind the wheel. With the legal driving age just 16 years old – 15 ½ with adult supervision – many drivers are too young and inexperienced to safely control a motor vehicle. If a teenage driver causes your car accident and injuries, his or her parents may… read more

Safety Tips for Runners, Walkers and Joggers

Pedestrians are Arizona’s most vulnerable road users. They have the most to lose in traffic accidents. In 2019, the Arizona Department of Transportation reported 1,842 pedestrian collisions throughout the state. Pedestrian accidents in Arizona caused 1,697 injuries (including 356 serious injuries) and 220 deaths. If you are someone who often runs, walks or jogs in… read more

Dangerous Road Conditions for Motorcyclists

The average motorcycle weighs about 400 pounds – significantly lighter than the typical 3,000- to 4,000-pound motor vehicle. The lighter weight and smaller size of a motorcycle make it more vulnerable to dangerous road conditions. While a standard passenger vehicle may be able to go over a pothole easily, for example, the same pothole could… read more

Water Safety for Kids

Swimming, floating, boating and other water activities are fun for children in Arizona, especially during the state’s sweltering summers. It is imperative, however, for parents to supervise children during water activities and follow other safety rules. Accidental drowning is a highly prominent cause of child hospitalizations and deaths in Arizona. Drowning Statistics in Arizona Bodies… read more

Handling a Personal Injury Claim on Your Own vs. Hiring a Lawyer

A serious injury could change your life. You could face a long-term or permanent disability, along with hurdles such as expensive medical bills and the inability to go back to work. The accident may have also cost you in property damages and pain and suffering. When a personal injury impacts your life significantly, it is… read more

Police Stops in Arizona

A routine traffic stop is something most drivers experience at least once in their lives. Law enforcement officers in Arizona can conduct traffic stops for broken roadway rules such as speeding, illegal turns, unsafe lane changes, drunk driving, ignored red lights and reckless driving. Offenders can receive tickets and fines. Knowing what to do during… read more