Car Accidents

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

Arizona Top State in Red-Light Fatal Crashes

Running a red light is an act of recklessness that can kill. When a driver fails to stop at a red light, he or she puts others’ lives in jeopardy. Many factors can make this traffic violation result in fatal accidents. Red-light running often comes with behaviors such as speeding or drunk driving. According to… read more

Road Safety During Monsoon Season

Arizona’s annual monsoon season comes with a risk of high winds, rain and flash floods. Monsoon season can have dangerous and abrupt weather changes, such as lightning, thunder, hail, dust storms, extreme heat, thunderstorms and flooding. The season runs from June through September. Monsoon season is a part of life for people in Arizona. Driving… 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