I Witnessed a Car Accident in Phoenix; What Happens Now?
If you’re a witness to an accident, you may be scared and unsure of what to do next. If the accident proves fatal for someone involved, this adds a whole separate layer of emotions. In terms of logistics, how you should act at the scene of the accident will be the same regardless of the…Read More
Phantom Braking: What It Means and If You’re in Danger
Tesla recently found itself in the news again when hundreds of vehicle owners started complaining their cars were suddenly braking for no apparent reason. Although it began as far back as late 2021, the issue appears to be worsening, and the US government is getting involved. However, the problem – called “phantom braking” – isn’t…Read More
Can a Car Accident Cause PTSD?
When you are involved in a car accident, you can suffer more than just physical scars. Your car accident could be so graphic and traumatizing that it can cause you to suffer from one of the most difficult mental disorders to overcome. Many car accident victims can suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD.…Read More
The Differences Between Single, Two-Car, and Multi-Vehicle Accidents
There are three basic ways that a car can be involved in an accident. The first is when a driver loses control of their vehicle and collides with a fixed object (a single vehicle accident). The second is when the vehicle strikes a second car. The third is when there are multiple collisions involving multiple…Read More
Arizona Department of Transportation Reveals 2020 Traffic Accident Data
The Arizona Department of Transportation (AZDOT) recently published their annual “Motor Vehicle Crash Facts” report, with statistics for traffic accidents, injuries, and fatalities for 2020. The data reveals some illuminating information as to the types of accidents that occurred statewide, the causes of the accidents, and the consequences of those accidents. According to AZDOT, there…Read More
Why Isn’t “Vision Zero” Working in the United States?
With traffic fatalities increasing here in Phoenix and across the country, many communities are turning to a program called “Vision Zero,” an initiative designed to eliminate motor vehicle-related deaths, especially for pedestrians and cyclists. However, in the years since several cities implemented these programs, statistics show Vision Zero may not be as effective as first…Read More
What to Do if You’re in a Crash with a Post Office Truck
Last month, a mail truck driver was lucky to survive a serious jackknifing accident in Weston, Massachusetts. While traveling across a 50 foot bridge along the Charles River, a semi-truck jackknifed and crashed into the river. Thankfully, the driver survived the crash, and endured no injuries. Even better, there were fire rescue workers who were…Read More
Children Can Suffer Severe Injuries in Car Accidents
Imagine coming across two cars involved in a car accident on the highway. Imagine that one of the cars is flipped over and the front of the other car is seriously damaged. Even more alarming, imagine seeing a car seat in the back of one of the vehicles. The damage from the accident already indicates…Read More
What to Know Before Agreeing to a Settlement for a Car Accident in Phoenix
There is no such thing as a “little” car accident. Even if you are lucky to leave the scene of the accident alive, you are at risk of sustaining serious injuries after the accident. In addition to dealing with your injuries, you still have certain legal obligations to meet in regard to liability. If you…Read More
More Women Die in Crashes. Is Inadequate Safety Testing to Blame?
When we buy a car, we look at the color, the interior space, how well it works on the road, and perhaps most importantly, the safety rating. We won’t buy a car with a safety rating of one or two stars. We want a car with four or five stars. Afterall, that is the vehicle…Read More