Why Do College Students Get Hurt? A Look at Sobering Statistics

The Most Common Injuries on College Campuses

College is a thrilling experience. It’s a time for young men and women to explore new intellectual terrain, discover latent passions, meet lifelong friends and experiment in a safe environment. Unfortunately, though, campuses aren’t always so safe.

TOP 4 CAR SAFETY DEVICES FOR 2017

TOP 4 CAR SAFETY DEVICES FOR 2017

Are you currently in the market for a new car?  If the answer is yes, then you must buy one with an active safety system that will help you avoid or mitigate a crash.  At least this is the advice that I am going to give you as a personal injury lawyer who helps clients on a daily basis who are horribly injured in car accidents.  The reason that I say you must purchase a car with this new safety technology is because this technology could save your life or the life of someone that you love.  In addition, this technology has become extremely affordable and it will help to protect you in the following ways:

THREE TIPS FROM A CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER ON MAKING A DIMINISHED VALUE CLAIM

THREE TIPS FROM A CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER ON MAKING A DIMINISHED VALUE CLAIM

The Zanes Law personal injury lawyers in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona have represented thousands of clients over the years.  One thing that I have learned from these clients is that the damage caused to their vehicles in a car accident is one of their main concerns.  They are not simply concerned about getting their vehicle repaired, but they are also concerned about their vehicle suddenly having less value because it has been involved in a car accident.  They know that their vehicle can never be restored to its original condition.  This is know as “diminished value” and it means that when you go to sell your vehicle you will ultimately receive less money because it has been involved in this car accident.

Three Tips In Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer

Three Tips In Choosing a Personal Injury Lawyer

So many choices, so little time.  After being injured in an accident you should hire an experienced personal injury lawyer to help you as quickly as possible.  At least that is my opinion after representing thousands of clients on their car accident and injury cases over my 20 years in practice.  The problem is that you have to sort through all of the noise in order to find the right attorney for you.  You are bombarded by advertisements on TV, the radio, and billboards all day long.  Your friends and family all want to refer you to “their” lawyer.  So what should you do?  Below are three tips that I hope are helpful in picking the right personal injury lawyer for you.

Discounted Services- Good or Bad?

Discounted Services- Good or Bad?

There is always someone who will provide a service at a discount, just like you can almost always find a cheaper version of any product that you buy. But is that what you really want when it comes to your personal injury lawyer?  The initial response that most people will have to that question is “yes,” but people seeking a discount really tend to fall into two categories.

Headed Out to a Bar This Super Bowl Weekend? Know These 7 Safety Tips!

Headed Out to a Bar This Super Bowl Weekend? Know These 7 Safety Tips!

Recently my wife went out with some friends here in Phoenix.  Their plan was to simply have a ladies night out.  Lots of great conversation and something good to eat along with some good wine….just the girls.  Sounds like the perfect evening out!  Doesn’t it?

CAR INSURANCE: THE SIX THINGS THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

CAR INSURANCE:  THE SIX THINGS THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Whether you own a Mercedes or a Honda you must have car insurance in order to protect yourself, other drivers on the road, and your car that you love so much.  I know that we are all looking for the best possible deal on our insurance coverage because it is one of those things that you pay for each month and probably never use.  But cheaper isn’t necessarily better because “cheap” means nothing if your policy won’t cover you if you are in an accident.

5 Tax Tips You Must Know After Receiving a Personal Injury Settlement or Award.

5 Tax Tips You Must Know After Receiving a Personal Injury Settlement or Award

We are in a new year and tax season is just around the corner.  Because of this, if you have received a personal injury settlement or award it is important that you understand all the tax ramifications before filing your tax returns.   Years ago I incorrectly thought that a personal injury settlement or award was simply not taxable.  But this isn’t completely accurate.  Unfortunately when the IRS is involved nothing is simple and this topic is more complex than I initially thought when I created my YouTube video on the topic.  So this is meant to supplement that video.

4 TIPS TO RESOLVING YOUR INJURY CASE WITHOUT AN ATTORNEY

4 TIPS TO RESOLVING YOUR INJURY CASE WITHOUT AN ATTORNEY

It is undeniable and unfortunate that over the holidays there are lots of accidents.  With all of the traffic on the roads there seems to be an uptick in car accidents and with so many people out-and-about there seems to also be an increase in accidents like slip and falls.  Fortunately, many of these accidents are minor in nature and aren’t life changing.  So what should you do if you are involved in one of these so called “minor” accidents, because I’m sure that it didn’t seem minor to you.