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Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in the Valley Prompt Calls for Safety

Over the last month, there have been at least four motorcycle accidents in the Mesa area, according to a KSAZ news report. While we are reaching the tail end of the peak-riding season in Arizona, there are still a number of collisions. Motorcycle safety experts are saying that the reason for this is that motorcyclists don't [...]

By |2017-06-29T03:50:40+00:00June 29th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in the Valley Prompt Calls for Safety

Arizona Governor Signs Limited Texting Ban into Law

Governor Doug Ducey has signed Arizona's first ban on texting while driving adding he would go further than what the bill proposes and bar all minors from using mobile devices while behind the wheel. According to a news report in The Republic, Gov. Ducey's signature on Senate Bill 1080 means that beginning July 1, 2018, any [...]

By |2017-06-26T00:00:05+00:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Arizona Governor Signs Limited Texting Ban into Law

Tips to Stay Safe On the Road This Summer

Summer is almost here and AAA has already announced that it expects to rescue 7 million drivers nationwide this summer. That includes 169,000 calls for roadside assistance in Arizona, a 1.2 percent increase compared to 2016. In Arizona alone, AAA expects to jumpstart more than 57,000 car batteries, change more than 21,000 tires and unlock more [...]

By |2017-06-19T00:00:43+00:00June 19th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Tips to Stay Safe On the Road This Summer

Seven Wrong-Way Crashes Reported on Arizona's Freeways in 2017

An early morning crash on April 14 on the Interstate 17 near Greenway Road in Phoenix, which killed three people, was the seventh wrong-way car accident on Arizona's freeways in 2017. According to a Cronkite News report, in this particular accident, the wrong-way driver, a 22-year-old man drove southbound in the northbound lanes before crashing head [...]

By |2017-06-07T00:00:58+00:00June 7th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Comments Off on Seven Wrong-Way Crashes Reported on Arizona's Freeways in 2017

Common Myths about Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance in Arizona

Auto insurance is a complex issue. Arizona requires all drivers to insure their cars with at least $15,000 per person for bodily injury liability and $30,000 per accident when more than one person suffers injuries. State legislators are working to raise this minimum insurance requirement. In addition to this minimum insurance requirement, motorists also have the [...]

By |2017-05-10T01:01:36+00:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Comments Off on Common Myths about Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance in Arizona

What is the Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims?

The following post is from Percy Martinez Law Firm in Orlando, FL. Every law has a set time frame for filing a medical malpractice claim. Not only does it apply to medical malpractice claims, but to any other legal claim that wants to be filed. This is called "statute of limitations." Below will be described how [...]

By |2017-05-05T06:47:09+00:00May 5th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Comments Off on What is the Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims?

Arizona Lawmakers Want to Raise Minimum Insurance Required for Drivers

State legislators want to force Arizona drivers to purchase more auto insurance to pay for the injuries and losses they cause to others. According to a report on Tucson.com, the existing law allows individuals to drive a vehicle with insurance that pays for only $15,000 of liability for injuries to any one person in another vehicle [...]

By |2017-02-20T01:01:10+00:00February 20th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Comments Off on Arizona Lawmakers Want to Raise Minimum Insurance Required for Drivers

Arizona Lawmakers One Step Closer to Ban Texting While Driving

Arizona is taking a small step toward making texting and driving illegal in the state. According to a news report in The Arizona Republic, the proposed Senate Bill 1080 would ban teen drivers from using cell phones for six months after they get their driver's license. Advocates of more stringent distracted driving laws are asking lawmakers [...]

By |2019-02-12T22:31:45+00:00February 18th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Comments Off on Arizona Lawmakers One Step Closer to Ban Texting While Driving

Importance of having uninsured motorist insurance coverage

According to a study conducted by the Insurance Research Council in 2011, approximately 1 in 7 drivers in the United States are driving without any car insurance. Which totals to about 14 percent of licensed drivers in the U.S. that are driving although they are uninsured. This puts a heavy risk on drivers these days and [...]

By |2019-02-12T22:47:52+00:00March 5th, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury|Comments Off on Importance of having uninsured motorist insurance coverage

Involved in a collision with an uninsured driver, what to do

  Any type of automobile collision is not only extremely scary, but also stressful due to dealing with insurance companies.  The only thing worse than dealing with another driver’s insurance company is if the driver at fault does not have insurance at all.  If this is the case, follow these steps in order to make sure [...]

By |2019-02-12T22:54:07+00:00February 6th, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: |Comments Off on Involved in a collision with an uninsured driver, what to do

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