Phoenix Criminal Law and Personal Injury Blog

How to Drive Safely in Roundabouts

Cities install roundabouts to improve the safety and efficiency of some of the roads’ most dangerous sites: intersections. In Arizona in 2018, 276 car accidents happened at intersections. The number of intersection accidents almost matched the number of speeding-related accidents in Arizona the same year (285). A misunderstanding of how roundabouts work has led to… read more

Arizona Bicycle Laws

Getting into a bicycle accident could change your life. You may suffer severe injuries such as fractured bones or a traumatic brain injury. While you cannot control the drivers sharing Arizona’s roads with you, you can decrease your risk of getting into an accident by following the laws yourself. Learn Arizona’s bicycle laws to stay… read more

Rear-End Collisions

A rear-end collision occurs when one vehicle strikes the vehicle in front of it when both are traveling in the same direction. Rear-end collisions are common accidents in Arizona, especially on busy roads and congested highways with a lot of traffic. In fact, in 2018, they were Arizona’s most common type of collision. The state’s… read more

Moving Violations in Arizona

As a driver, it is your responsibility to obey every roadway rule and traffic law set in place in Arizona. Breaking even a minor traffic law is an infraction that could lead to fines or stiffer penalties, such as criminal charges. The two types of traffic offenses in Arizona are parking and moving violations. Both… read more

Turning Left on a Red Light in Arizona

Understanding roadway rules is one of your duties as a driver in Arizona. You have a legal obligation to know the laws that pertain to you as a motor vehicle operator. This includes what you may and may not do at red lights. Running a red light can lead to penalties such as a traffic… read more

Car Accident With an Uninsured Driver in Arizona

Car accident cases are difficult enough to navigate without a complicating factor such as an uninsured driver. Unfortunately, when the at-fault driver for your crash does not have insurance or is underinsured, it can be even harder to obtain fair compensation for your losses. You may have to take your case to court since the… read more

Consequences of a Domestic Violence Charge as an Immigrant

Being an immigrant in America can make criminal charges that much more intimidating. Certain convictions could lead to your forced deportation out of the country, even as a lawful permanent resident. One of these convictions is domestic violence, a crime listed as one of the federal statutory grounds of deportability. Find out what a domestic… read more

Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony in Arizona

Facing criminal charges of any kind is distressing, but the additional consequences and penalties of a felony compared to a misdemeanor can be particularly hard on you as a defendant. The distinction between misdemeanor and felony in Arizona is something that could significantly impact your future. Understanding the difference between these two categories of crime… read more

Wrongfully Accused of Shoplifting

Being wrongfully accused of a crime can be a confusing and frightening experience. You may not know your rights or how to defend them. If a business has wrongfully accused you or a loved one of shoplifting in Arizona, you may need professional assistance from a lawyer to clear your name and avoid facing legal… read more