Arizona Laws

Can You Sue in a No-Fault State?

Most states use fault laws to determine liability for car accidents. Fault car accident laws mean the party at fault, or responsible for causing the crash, will be financially responsible. Some states use no-fault laws. In a no-fault state, each victim will seek restitution from his or her insurance company, no matter who caused the… read more

Hitting a Pedestrian That Is Jaywalking

Every year, thousands of pedestrians suffer serious and debilitating injuries in traffic collisions. While negligent and distracted drivers cause many of these accidents, pedestrians can contribute by breaking roadway rules and incorrectly assuming they have the right-of-way. Jaywalking is a dangerous pedestrian practice that involves crossing the street where it may not be safe to… read more

Should You File a Lawsuit?

Filing a lawsuit is something the average person may not think about…until someone infringes on that person’s rights, resulting in serious harm. If someone else causes you or a loved one a significant personal injury or expensive property damage, a civil lawsuit in Arizona could be the solution to obtaining justice and financial recompense. A… read more

Arizona’s Hot Car Law

During an average summer, temperatures in Arizona can reach 105 degrees or higher. The temperatures inside vehicles can be significantly higher – posing a serious threat to the health and safety of trapped occupants. A child or pet stuck in a hot car could suffer fatal heat-related injuries. In 2018, 53 children suffered hot car… read more

What To Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident

Hit-and-run is a serious crime in Arizona. It describes a driver causing a motor vehicle accident but failing to stay behind to fulfill his or her driver duties, as the law requires. Since Arizona is a fault insurance state, victims of hit-and-run accidents will not have anyone to hold legally responsible for their damages. If… read more

Driving Without Insurance in Arizona

Arizona is a fault-based car insurance state. After a car accident, the party that caused the collision will be responsible for paying for the related damages, typically through his or her insurance plan. Every driver in Arizona must carry adequate automobile insurance to cover damages in case of at-fault accidents. Driving without insurance in Arizona… read more

What Are Arizona’s Negligence Laws?

Most personal injury cases center on the legal theory of negligence. To obtain a settlement or verdict for your damages, you or your attorney will have to prove someone else’s negligence caused the injury. You will also have to navigate Arizona’s comparative negligence rule, which could place some of the blame for the accident on… read more