Personal Injury

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

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

Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Negligence

Medical malpractice is a serious problem that plagues many of the world’s hospitals and health care centers. When a health care practitioner fails to fulfill the standards of care within the medical industry, patients can suffer life-changing injuries. Making careless mistakes, practicing under the influence, failing to communicate with others and many other errors could… 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