Arizona Dust Storms and Highway Accidents

On Automobiles.

In Arizona, dust storms arise suddenly and can quickly cause blackout conditions on the highways. When this happens, the safest conduct for drivers is to completely exit the highway if possible. Find a parking lot or other safe location to wait out the storm. If this is not possible, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation (“AZDOT”), drivers should: Look for a safe place to pull completely off the paved portion of the roadway, Turn

Arizona Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Accident Statistics – What Can Be Done to Prevent Injuries and Death?

On Automobiles, Safe Driving.

According to the national Arizona Department of Transportation (“AZDOT”), in 2013, there were approximately 107,348 total recorded vehicle related crashes, resulting in 34,047 injuries and 777 deaths in the State of Arizona. The breakdown of the types of vehicles involved in the 107,348 crashes is : Cars: 70.47% or 143,944 Pickup Trucks & Vans: 17.46% or 35,672 Motorcycles: 1.54% or 3,153 Commercial Trucks & Buses: 5.79% or 11,826 Other Vehicles: 4.73% or 9,644 Of the

If No Ticket Was Issued, Does this Mean the other Driver Was Not Negligent?

On Automobiles, Safe Driving, Uncategorized.

If you’ve been injured in a car, truck, or other vehicle accident, you may be curious whether the driver who caused the accident received a ticket and how this could affect your case. Negligence is Not the Same as a Traffic Violation  In a civil case for damages resulting from a vehicle crash, as a basis for seeking compensation, the person injured ordinarily will claim that the other driver was negligent. Negligence is a legal

What is Whiplash?

On Automobiles.

Whiplash is sometimes portrayed as a “made up” injury claimed by some people as a way to get money when they have been in an accident, but are not really injured. The fact is, whiplash is a violent, painful, often debilitating injury. Whiplash injuries commonly occur when a person’s head is violently forced in a direction during a motor vehicle collision.  In a rear collision, a person’s neck may hyperextend backwards, as the seat is

Arizona Dram Shop Law and Liability

On Dram Shop Liabiity.

“Dram shop” is a legal term used in the United States that refers to the liability of restaurants, bars, and other commercial establishments if they provide alcohol to patrons after the patrons have become intoxicated, or to minors, and these people injure or kill others.  In the United States, state laws generally provide that establishments can be held liable for the consequences that result from providing alcohol to minors or from over-serving intoxicated patrons. Arizona


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