Car Accidents

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

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

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

What Happens if a Police Car Causes an Accident?

Law enforcement officers might receive special training to drive their vehicles, but they are still human. They make mistakes, including driving distracted, that can cause car accidents. If a police car causes an accident and injures someone, the victim may be eligible to bring a claim against the officer and/or a law enforcement office in… read more

Whiplash Injury Compensation After a Car Accident

Whiplash is a common car accident injury that involves the neck. Whiplash can occur when the forces of an auto accident whip the head and neck rapidly back and forth, damaging or tearing the tendons or ligaments of the neck. When the head jerks forward and backward abruptly in a crash, the pressure it exerts… read more

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

How to Sue Public Transportation in Arizona

Using public transportation in Arizona comes with many benefits, including saving gas and helping the environment. It may not, however, be the safest mode of transportation if the vehicle and/or its driver is unreasonably dangerous. In 2017, 232 fatal traffic accidents involved buses in the U.S. Intercity buses accounted for 13% of all bus-related fatal… read more