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My Car is Defective and Caused an Accident

Help! My car is defective and caused an accident – what can I do? Our Phoenix personal injury attorneys hear this quite frequently. It is no surprise that today’s automobiles are much safer than ever. Technologies, devices, and equipment ensure car passengers and drivers are well-protected. Seat belts, road and vehicle condition monitoring computers, crumple zones, airbags, and warning...

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Tips to Prevent Motorcycle Accident Injury on Arizona Roads

Riding motorcycles has been a passion for many Americans over the years, and most riders still use their motorcycle as their main source of transportation to and from work. The U.S. Bureau of Transport states that registrations of motorcycles have increased from 1997 to 2006 by 75 percent. It seems as if every time a new model comes out...

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Interesting Facts About Semi Truck Accidents in Arizona

Although commercial truck accidents are not as talked about as traditional passenger vehicle collisions, they often cause more serious damage. The law states that any vehicle carrying over 10,000 pounds is considered a truck, but often times these trucks carry much more. Sometimes trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. Compared to a 3,000-pound passenger vehicle, a commercial truck’s...

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Do Most Car Accident Cases Go to Court?

Most car accident cases do not go to court. Instead, they end up settling long before they see the inside of a courtroom. Car accident victims, at-fault parties, insurance companies, and lawyers tend to favor the efficiency and certainty of a settlement over the risk and cost of going to trial. But that doesn’t mean you can safely assume...

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At-Fault Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident or Truck Accident

A simple mistake while driving can result in an accident. If you caused an accident in Arizona, your insurance company will likely be responsible for paying the other driver’s damages from your at-fault accident. For car, truck, and motorcycle accidents, Arizona is a fault or tort state. This means a driver involved in an at-fault car accident will use...

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Aggravation of Pre-Existing Injury After an Accident

Accidents in Phoenix and throughout the state can cause significant injuries. When others negligently cause accidents and injuries, the victims are entitled to pursue compensation for their losses by filing personal injury lawsuits. However, some people with pre-existing conditions suffer an exacerbation of injury because of their accidents. In other words, the victims’ underlying pre-existing injuries might be aggravated...

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Do I Call My Insurance Provider if an Accident Is Not My Fault?

If you’ve been driving for years or decades and haven’t had to deal with your insurance provider, consider yourself lucky. Perhaps you have been a driver who caused a car accident, which requires a slightly different way of dealing with your auto insurance provider. If you have recently been involved in an accident that you did not cause, it’s...

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Do Helmets Prevent Head Injury?

Yes, they do. The evidence is overwhelming that properly fitting, industry-standard helmets can entirely prevent head injuries or dramatically reduce their severity in motorcycle and bicycle accidents. Or, to put it more simply, wearing a helmet can save your life. Read on if you are interested in learning more about helmet safety, helmet laws, and how an experienced motorcycle...

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Can I Sue After a Car Accident?

Yes, you can sue after a car accident, but it isn’t always the best option. The vast majority of car accident claims are based on negligence. Suing only makes sense if another party’s negligence caused the accident. Even then, filing a lawsuit is the last step of a car accident claim process. Going to trial is costly for both...

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State Slip and Fall Laws

You may have the opportunity to sue if you suspect negligence was the cause of a slip-and-fall. Insurance companies have a process in case someone trips on another’s property. However, you should become familiar with a few legal aspects. Specific state laws apply to claims of slips and falls. They determine when a case is valid and when you...

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