Car Accidents

November 23, 2020 in

How Is Fault Determined in a Multi-Vehicle Accident?

Not all car accidents are simple two-car collisions. Many involve multiple vehicles, such as three-car collisions or pileups. A car accident involving multiple vehicles will be more difficult to understand from a legal perspective. Knowing who is liable for your medical bills and property repairs may take assistance from a car accident lawyer in...
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November 20, 2020 in

What Is an Expert Witness in a Car Accident Case?

An expert witness can be invaluable during a car accident case in Arizona. Expert witnesses can provide key information about a critical aspect of a case, such as a plaintiff’s injuries. If you have serious injuries from a car accident in Phoenix, you could benefit from hiring an expert witness to testify on your...
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November 18, 2020 in

What Records to Gather After a Car Accident

As the injured party or plaintiff during a car accident claim in Arizona, the burden of proof will rest with you. It will be your responsibility to prove the other party’s liability for your injuries and losses. Meeting this burden of proof requires fulfilling the evidentiary standard: enough evidence to prove the defendant more...
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November 12, 2020 in

Should I Sign a Release After My Car Accident?

If you are in a car accident that you did not cause, you may know you are entitled to compensation for your injuries and property repairs. In Arizona, the auto insurance company of the at-fault driver will be responsible for paying for your losses. It can be difficult, however, to know how to protect...
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October 21, 2020 in

What Compensation Can I Get After a Car Accident?

A car accident in Phoenix can disrupt your life in many ways. While a financial award will not solve all of your problems, it can help you move forward with greater peace of mind. In Arizona, the driver or party that caused your car accident will be responsible for your damages. The compensation you...
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October 13, 2020 in

How to Prove Cell Phone Liability for Auto Accidents in Arizona

Cell phones are behind many auto accidents in Arizona and around the US. In 2018 alone, 2,841 people died in car accidents involving distracted drivers. Nine percent of all fatal accidents in the last seven years have involved driver distractions. The number one driver distraction is the cell phone. Cell phones are so dangerous...
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September 14, 2020 in

Can I Sue an Insurance Company for Denying My Claim?

The claims process as someone with a serious personal injury in Arizona can be complicated. You might have a valid claim and proof that someone else negligently caused your injuries, only to receive a claim denial from that person’s insurance carrier. Knowing when a denial is valid and when to fight back by going...
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August 10, 2020 in

What Is the Average Settlement Payout for Whiplash Injury?

Of the many injuries an auto accident can cause, whiplash is one of the most common. It is a widely misunderstood injury. While it is true that whiplash can be minor, it can also cause severe damage to the ligaments and tendons of the neck that impact a victim for months or more. A...
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July 24, 2020 in

Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident Changing Lanes?

Every year in Arizona, hundreds of vehicle collisions occur when drivers try to change lanes. Lane changes are dangerous and a common complaint in car accident claims. Lane-change accidents can be catastrophic if they occur at high speeds on freeways in Arizona or if they involve large vehicles such as big rigs. If you...
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July 20, 2020 in

Who Pays in a Car Accident Lawsuit?

A car accident in Arizona can cost thousands of dollars in medical bills, vehicle repairs and lost wages from missed time at work. As the victim of a serious car accident, you may not have to pay for these expenses if you did not cause the wreck. Arizona is a fault-based car accident state,...
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