Surprising Distracted Driving Statistics 2022
The advent of widespread cell phones brought greater attention to the dangers of driving while distracted. However, mobile devices aren’t the only things that take people’s eyes and mind off the road. Any activity that diverts your attention from driving tasks is distracted driving, including eating, grooming, looking at the passing scenery and talking...Read More
How To Know If You Need a Burn Injury Attorney in Phoenix
According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, in 2021, there were 103 injuries in the state from the mechanisms of fire or flame. Severe burn injuries are among the most painful and costly to victims and their families. Many financial resources are consumed by a lengthy hospital stay and advanced treatment needs right...Read More
What Kind of Settlement Can an Amputation Lawyer Get You in Arizona?
Amputations lead to life-changing disabilities. Some people never recover and find it virtually impossible to resume their normal lives. They could lose their careers and struggle with the emotional aftereffects of limited mobility and reduced independence. Working with an amputation lawyer can help injured persons recover compensation for their injuries and the additional losses...Read More
What You Should Know About Vehicular Manslaughter Charges
Reckless driving can change your life permanently; it can also change the lives of others. In 2021, 42,915 people died in motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. The wanton or willful disregard of others' safety or consequences when on the road is considered reckless driving. Not only can it result in accidents but it...Read More
Who Is at Fault in a Multi-Car Accident?
It can be tricky trying to determine who is at fault in a multi-car accident. Sometimes the scene requires a reconstruction expert to determine how an accident transpired. It’s possible that there may be more than one party responsible for your injuries, including you. If you are hurt in an Arizona car accident involving...Read More
How Many Road Construction Workers Die a Year?
Arizona gets hot, with temperatures in July sending the mercury rising to an average of 106 degrees Fahrenheit in Phoenix. The extreme heat is not good for roads, causing them to crack, buckle and even melt. Though many dread the sight of a work zone, repairing the roads is a necessary safety measure. Unfortunately,...Read More
How a Home Service Employee Murder Is Costing Spectrum Cable Billions
You may have heard that courts recently ordered the Spectrum Cable Company to pay billions of dollars to the family of 83-year-old Betty Thomas. You might wonder what happened and why the company has to pay damages when the man who committed the murder was off-duty at the time. Attorneys for the Thomas family...Read More
Why Electric Scooter Accidents Statistics Are on the Rise
In 2018, several ride-share companies began providing access to dockless electric scooters in Tempe, Arizona. Within six months of the implementation, some alarming electric scooter accident statistics became evident: The Tempe Fire Department had responded to nearly 120 electric scooter accidents, and a local hospital was treating one to two scooter injuries per day,...Read More
Top 6 Reasons a Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Is Worth It
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, there were more than 4,500 alcohol-related crashes in the state in 2020. Approximately 2,900 people sustained injuries in those crashes, and 181 people died. The law requires drivers to carry minimum amounts of car insurance, but insurance companies don’t like to pay claims. Drunk driving accidents can...Read More
What To Do After Getting a Dog Bite
Arizona saw 489 insurance claims for dog bites in 2021 and was number 10 in the nation for having the most reported dog bites. Dog attacks are usually sudden and traumatic, leaving victims in shock and wondering what they should do. The circumstances of every dog attack are different, but your recommended actions afterward remain...Read More