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Arizona ranks first in the nation for red-light deaths

Posted On August 5, 2020 In Firm News,Personal injury

Red-light running is up across the nation, but as an Arizona motorist, your odds of having a red-light runner crash into you are higher than they are elsewhere. In fact, the Arizona Republic reports that Arizona ranks first in the nation for the number of deadly red-light crashes that occur on its soil, seeing 35 deaths caused by red-light runners each year between 2008 and 2017.…

Motorcycle passengers face worst injuries in accidents

Posted On June 15, 2020 In Firm News,Motorcycle Accidents

Riding a motorcycle carries obvious risks. You have little protection in an accident, exposing yourself to serious injuries. 

The danger is greater for motorcycle passengers, a study shows. The report finds traumatic brain injuries are more likely for passengers. It also says wearing a helmet makes little difference. …

Stay safe when riding a motor scooter

Posted On April 17, 2020 In Firm News,Personal injury

While motor scooters are a fast and fun way to get around town, they also pose safety risks. Arizona categorizes a moped or motor scooter as a motorized bike with a top speed of 25 miles per hour. Drivers must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and registration to operate this type of vehicle.…

Can red light cameras reduce accidents in Phoenix?

Posted On February 20, 2020 In Car Accidents,Firm News,Pedestrian Accidents

The Phoenix Street Transportation Department has reviewed three years of driver and pedestrian crash data from the city’s red light intersections. As reported by KJZZ 91.5 in January 2020, the intersections where drivers most frequently run red lights include 43rd Avenue and Encanto, 21st Avenue and Glendale, and 27th Avenue and Adams. …

Filing a health care appeal in Arizona

Posted On January 4, 2020 In Firm News,Personal injury

Insurance companies like your business because they like your money. Sometimes, insurance companies do not like paying money to you.

The Arizona Department of Insurance protects consumers in conflicts with insurers. The state offers an appeals process when an insurance company denies a request or claim.…

The catastrophic financial aftermath of a TBI

Posted On November 7, 2019 In Firm News

If you suffer a traumatic brain injury in an Arizona car crash or another kind of accident, your life as you now know it may be over. Why? Because a TBI causes your brain to begin malfunctioning due to the resulting injury when your head violently strikes a hard object or an object strikes your head.…

Smartphones are to blame for another spike in serious collisions

Posted On September 26, 2019 In Firm News

If you think that you are seeing more and more drivers using smartphones while behind the wheel, you would be right. An increase in driver phone use is causing an alarming increase in traffic fatalities at red lights. When drivers are looking at their phones instead of the road, they are more likely to run red lights and cause serious collisions.…

Student hurt in pedestrian accident outside school

Posted On September 23, 2019 In Firm News,Pedestrian Accidents

Schools have been back in session for awhile now across Arizona. Though many families are excited about the beginning of the school year, it can also bring an increased risk of danger, due to more traffic around school zones. While most people utilize safe driving practices, mistakes still happen, and they can be tragic when they do.…

Fatal car accidents from running red lights highest in a decade

Posted On September 15, 2019 In Car Accidents,Firm News

Though car crashes in Arizona can be attributed to many different causes, it is particularly troubling when they result from something the driver intentionally does or fails to do. The victims of these kinds of car accidents and their families may struggle to come to terms with what happened, especially if when they result in serious injury or fatality.…

3 people injured in pedestrian accident

Posted On September 7, 2019 In Firm News,Pedestrian Accidents

A car crash can be a minor inconvenience or a devastating event, depending on the circumstances. When a collision harms someone who wasn’t even inside one of the vehicles, the risk of serious injury is significant. Pedestrians or cyclists don’t have the same level of protection that other victims of a car accident might have, meaning a family’s life can be changed in an instant.…

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