Latest Child Car Seat Guidelines You Should Know

Posted in Arizona Laws,Child Injuries on October 19, 2017

One mom’s photo of a car accident and two child car seats recently went viral. From a crumpled up mess of a car, she and her two young children emerged unscathed. Emergency responders later told her that the outcome would have been different if she had not invested the time to properly secure her children… read more

What To Do After A Hit-and-Run Accident in Phoenix

Posted in Car Accident on October 17, 2017

All accidents are unnerving, but hit-and-run accidents can leave motorists feeling unsure about the next steps. Without another driver present, how will you exchange insurance or hold the at-fault driver accountable? While you may feel tempted to go after the offender yourself, here are the steps you should take after a hit and run incident:… read more

How To Identify Instances of Nursing Home Abuse

Posted in Nursing Home Abuse on October 13, 2017

More than half of people between the ages of 57 and 61 will spend time in a nursing home during their lives. Unfortunately, those who stay in nursing homes face an increased risk for abuse. Family members and friends can learn the signs of nursing home abuse to protect their loved ones in nursing homes… read more

Can A Pedestrian Be Liable For A Car Accident In Arizona?

Posted in Car Accident,Pedestrian Injuries on October 3, 2017

Pedestrians are not always innocent victims in vehicle collisions. Sometimes, they cause or contribute to their own accidents and injuries. Like other roadway users, pedestrians have the duty to obey traffic laws and control signals. They cannot step out in front of traffic, walk alongside highways, or engage in a number of other unsafe activities… read more

What Are The Most Common Types of Distractions While Driving?

Posted in Car Accident,Distracted Driving on September 28, 2017

Any driver can succumb to distraction. Long hours on the road, bumper-to-bumper traffic, and boring daily commutes can make distractions like cell phone use attractive. Many drivers are overly confident in their ability to multi-task while driving. They turn commutes into valuable time to eat breakfast, finish personal grooming, send emails, and perform other tasks… read more

Arizona Texting and Driving Laws

Posted in Arizona Laws,Distracted Driving on September 26, 2017

Drivers have always been exposed to vices that distract them behind the wheel. Fast food drive-thrus encourage eating while driving, radios and maps need drivers’ attention, and chatty passengers have always posed a risk. The advent of the cell phone has drastically increased driver distraction throughout the country. In 2015, at least 3,477 people died… read more

How To Be A Safe Pedestrian In Phoenix

Posted in Pedestrian Injuries on September 25, 2017

As a pedestrian in Phoenix, it can be easy to assume that you always have the right-of-way, and that drivers must yield to you. After all, drivers are in the power seats – they could cause you much more harm than you could cause them. Yet pedestrians do not automatically have the right to cross… read more

What To Do If You’ve Suffered A Burn Injury

Posted in Burn Injuries on September 19, 2017

Burns can occur from hot or flammable items at home, interactions with dangerous chemicals at work, building or car fires, contact with live electrical components, and a number of other circumstances. Burn injuries can damage or completely destroy the skin and underlying tissues. Severe burns are some of the most catastrophic injuries a person can… read more

Is Buzzed Driving Considered Drunk Driving?

Posted in Drunk Driving on September 14, 2017

Many adults believe they are safe to drink and drive as long as they don’t exceed Arizona’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit of 0.08%. This is extremely dangerous misinformation that has led to thousands of alcohol-related car accidents, injuries, and deaths throughout the country. In reality, there is no “safe” amount of alcohol a driver… read more

What Are Arizona’s Seat Belt Laws?

Posted in Arizona Laws,Car Accident on September 12, 2017

Seat belts save lives. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that seat belts reduce the risk of death to front-seat passengers in cars by 45% and in light trucks by 60%. Of all the people who suffered fatal injuries in car accidents in 2015, 48% were not wearing seat belts. Despite the importance… read more