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Study: Older drivers safer than middle-aged drivers

While conventional wisdom holds that older people are some of the worst drivers, a recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study stands conventional wisdom on its head.

Auto Accident Lawyers

2019 car crash fatality numbers see only slight decline

Arizona drivers may be interested to know that the number of car crash fatalities in the U.S. has been declining but not by much. Many motor vehicle accidents are the fault of one of the parties.

Traffic Accident Lawsuit

Traffic deaths in 2019 see 2% decline, says NSC report

The National Safety Council has some preliminary estimates out on traffic fatalities in 2019. Both the number of fatalities and hospital patients represent a 2% decrease compared to 2018.

Vehicle Accident Lawyer

Speeding behind a quarter of fatal accidents in 2018

In 2018, speeding was a factor in 26% of all U.S. traffic fatalities with a total of 9,378 people dying in speeding-related crashes. Like many victims of speeding-related auto accidents, you may have suffered catastrophic injuries…

Car Accident Law Firm

Trucks may see 50% fewer rear-end collisions with AEB

Of all the features on ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems), the ones that stand out are forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking. The former warns drivers of an imminent crash while the latter applies…

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City council pays in death of woman with misdiagnosed blood clot

Patients depend on medical professionals to get a diagnosis right when they are suffering a medical crisis. When this does not happen, life-threatening consequences are possible.

Vehicle Accident Lawyer

How truckers can avert fatigue on the road

Truck drivers in Arizona have to deal with long, stressful shifts and a lifestyle punctuated by lack of sleep and exercise that leads to drowsiness on the road, which puts everyone in danger.

Collision Lawyer

Importance of brake safety and inspections for truck drivers

Since long-haul trucks are so large and heavy, a driver must ensure that their breaks are in good shape. This is especially true before they get on the road for another long trip.

Distracted Driver Accident Lawsuit

Be aware of distracted driving

Distracted driving is one of the most dangerous behaviors on the road. The problem has gotten worse with gadgets in the car along with mobile devices that compete for your attention as a driver.

Medical Malpractice Attorney

The signs and symptoms of a head injury in Arizona

Those who experience slurred speech, a loss of vision, or numbness after a car or workplace accident are encouraged to seek medical treatment. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) may…

Car Accident Attorney

Red-light running deaths up by 28% since 2012

Drivers in Arizona and around the country are running red lights in greater numbers, and innocent road users are dying as a result. Red-light running fatalities have now reached their highest level in 10 years.

Car Accident Lawyers in Phoenix

Rollover accidents and their most frequent causes

90% of the vehicles involved in fatal rollovers were engaging in ordinary driving maneuvers like navigating a curve or going in a straight line. Driver behavior is crucial in rollovers.

Car Accident Law Firm

Crash tests not taking women’s safety into account

Current crash tests are woefully inadequate when it comes to measuring the effect of crashes on female drivers. Having crash avoidance technology is not enough…

Brain Injury Lawyers

Traumatic brain injuries: an overview

TBIs are one of the most frequently reported injuries in the nation with someone sustaining a TBI every 23 seconds. TBIs are often incurred in motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, and sporting incidents.

Car Accident Lawyers in Phoenix

Rollover crashes, and how they are usually caused

Rollovers are typically violent, and the ways they arise can be complicated since they normally have to do with drivers’ interaction with their car, the road and the environment.

Automobile Accident Lawyer

How to handle an insurance company

Dealing with an insurance company is not easy. These companies have superior knowledge and teams of lawyers. An accident victim needs the help of their own to counter…

Medical Error Lawyers

Study: agricultural vehicle crashes have alarming fatality rate

The U.S. DOT says that over half of all fatal accidents occur on rural roads. Roadway crashes with agricultural vehicles like tractors are five times more likely to be fatal than…

Car Accident Lawyers

GHSA reports unusual rise in pedestrian deaths 2009-2019

The GHSA said that five states, which altogether comprise about 1/3 of the U.S. population, accounted for 47% of the deaths. One was Arizona; the others California…

Phoenix Car Accident Attorney

Older cars to blame for most defect-related crashes

Many car crashes in Arizona and across the U.S. are the result of defective vehicle equipment. These crashes may be caused by car owners who fail to maintain their vehicles…

Car Accident Lawyers

Highway work zone crash 29 times likelier with the distracted

Residents of Arizona should know that every 5.4 minutes in this country, there is a crash in a highway work zone. Distractions when driving increase the risk by 29 times.