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​How Does an Insurance Company Decide Who Is at Fault?

It is not uncommon for people to be confused about insurance matters in personal injury law cases.  Even seasoned car accident lawyers need to do their research to understand where fault can be applied. Victims of auto accidents often have fuzzy memories of what occurred and eyewitness accounts may vary. Determining if an insurance company will pay, and whose...

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What Can a Lawyer Do for You After a Car Accident?

Some car accident victims avoid hiring a lawyer because of concerns about money or because they do not truly understand what a lawyer can do for them after a car accident. First, you do not have to let financial concerns prevent you from consulting a lawyer or hiring one to represent you in a car accident claim. Personal injury...

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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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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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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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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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​Can You Sue Lyft After an Injury Accident?

Rideshare companies like Lyft are popular due to the convenience they give customers. Their business structure also allows people to work as drivers for additional income. As a result, you have likely seen a Lyft vehicle on the road. The increase in Lyft drivers raises the potential for an accident. You may collide with a rideshare motorist and need...

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​Why Is My Accident Settlement Taking so Long?

When you suffer serious injuries in an auto accident, you likely need a settlement as soon as possible. Medical bills are adding up faster than you can keep up with, and you have regular bills going unpaid due to a lack of income if you cannot work. Unfortunately, the legal process seems to move rather slowly as you struggle...

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What Happens When Someone Dies in a Car Accident?

Car accidents are commonplace and affect many people, with accidents often resulting in severe injuries and fatalities. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), tens of thousands of people die in motor vehicle accidents yearly, with the numbers increasing. Whenever someone dies in an accident, a specific process ensues, which may end with a negligent...

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