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In-Car-Advertisements Are a New Type of Driver Distraction

Before technology took over our lives, there were many forms of driver distraction that caused accidents. With cellphones, a new level of driver distraction made driving dangerous. Now comes news that Ford has taken driver distraction to an even higher level. New Ford technology uses a billboard detection system that reads billboard ads and displays…

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Phoenix Is Fighting Back Against Dangerous Drivers

A group of Phoenix cyclists and pedestrians, with the support of Maricopa County, is fighting back against distracted, impaired, and speeding drivers. Despite following motor vehicle and pedestrian laws, utilizing bike lanes, and avoiding the most dangerous roads in the region, cyclists and pedestrians are being hit and killed in record numbers. To combat these…

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What Are the Most Dangerous Roads in Arizona

We know we’re a bit biased, but we think driving through Arizona is pretty extraordinary. There are some truly gorgeous scenic drives in our state, and every year, visitors come from all over the world to view them. But all that traffic, along with daily commutes, commercial transport, and unpredictable weather means some of our…

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The Dangers of Road Debris Accidents

Mandy Poff had one of the scariest encounters anyone can experience on the road. While driving on State Route 51 in Phoenix, Arizona, she was traveling behind a pickup truck with an attached trailer when her car was struck by a metal pole. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the pickup truck struck…

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Plattner Verderame Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers for 2022

Plattner Verderame, PC, is honored to announce that the firm’s attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for the work we performed last year on behalf of our clients throughout Arizona. Eligible attorneys are determined by peer review. Attorneys are not permitted to nominate themselves for these awards. Lawyers are not guaranteed to…

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The Dangers of Sandstorms for Arizona Drivers

Last month, a sandstorm in Utah was the catalyst for a series of car crashes that claimed the lives of eight people and injured ten; four of the victims were adults, and the remaining four were children. The high winds began to kick up sand and dust around 4:30 pm on July 25. The lack…

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Congratulations, Erickson Saye, on Being the 2021 Recipient of the Annual Civil Justice Scholarship!

Plattner Verderame, P.C. is proud to announce that Erickson Saye is this year’s recipient of the Plattner Verderame Civil Justice Scholarship! Erickson will be attending Loyola University School of Law in Chicago this fall as a first-year law student and is expected to graduate in 2024. Erickson Saye earned his B.A. in Political Science (with…

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The Dangers of Autonomous Vehicle Technology

Autonomous cars are the wave of the future – or so the manufacturers of these vehicles would have you believe. There are all sorts of levels and degrees of autonomous cars. Most cars today have use sensors and other technology to help reduce the risk of an auto accident. This technology helps alert drivers that…

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