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Arizona Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents

In the state of Arizona, the statute of limitations for car accidents is two years from the date of your accident. However, exceptions do exist and the law is complex to navigate without legal guidance. Many injured car accident victims in Arizona miss the deadline for filing a claim simply because they do not realize they can or believe...

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Aggravation of Pre-Existing Injury Settlement

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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Car Accident Injuries as a Passenger

In 2018, 146 people were injured each day in Arizona. A total of 127,056 auto accidents took place that year in the Grand Canyon state, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). These collisions left 53,376 people injured and 1,010 people dead. The ADOT also reports that every 8 hours and 46 minutes, a person was killed in...

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Obtaining Witness Information and Photographic Evidence After an Accident

One of the most important things that must be done after there’s been an accident is to ensure the contact information of any eyewitnesses to the accident and/or who may have been in the area at the time the incident occurred is gathered.  This information can be incredibly helpful for Phoenix car accident attorneys as they build your case....

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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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Auto Accident Without Car Insurance

If you have been involved in an automobile accident or are close to someone who has, you are familiar with the emotional shock that can affect the victim of the accident. Beyond the immediate physical injury and damage to property, an automobile accident victim will experience short and often long-term trauma that effects his or her confidence and decision...

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Top Reasons Why NOT to Post an Accident on Social Media

Social media makes it possible to share a variety of information with friends and loved ones, but that same feature can lead to some serious legal problems. Many people share their emotions and frustrations in status updates as well as the details of their daily activities. Important news, from the announcement of a new baby to a cross-country move...

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Who Covers Expenses in a Hit and Run Accident?

Being involved in a hit and run accident can be devastating for anyone. It can have serious mental and physical consequences. However, knowing who will cover the expenses can be a huge source of relief in these situations. Understanding the complex method of payment for a hit and run car accident will help you to be best equipped to garner...

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Diagnosing Whiplash After a Car Accident

There may be no greater surprise than the violent shock of a car accident. Most have experienced this in one form or another over the years. You’re driving along, and everything is fine. But then, out of nowhere, a car slams into you. Your seatbelt tightens around your body, and the airbag deploys. Debris scatters across the pavement. Your...

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Are Insurance Companies Really Sympathetic?

When an individual suffers an injury that resulted from the negligence of another, they are encouraged to contact the insurance company of the one who is liable. The insurance company will conduct an investigation of the matter and respond to you or your personal injury attorney with their findings. However, like civil defendants, insurance providers also have legal input...

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