The legal team at Zanes Law is thrilled to announce its latest big win. In early February, we settled for $410,000 after our client’s motorcycle rear-ended another vehicle. The settlement represents an especially noteworthy win that demonstrates Zanes Law’s lawyers’ keen ability to interpret liability theory for the benefit of our clients. A Chain-Reaction Accident […]

Zanes Law’s Annual Teacher School Supply Giveaway, an Event Near and Dear to Our Hearts By Doug Zanes Nothing brings greater joy to the people of Zanes Law than hosting our Annual Teacher School Supply Giveaway. In August 2018, we hosted our 8th Annual Teacher School Supply Giveaway where we happily gifted 450 Tucson teachers […]

Car, truck, and other vehicular accidents are the most common causes of whiplash due to the sudden back-and-forth flexion of your neck that occurs on impact. However, whiplash can occur after a fall or any other accident that causes your head to abruptly jerk forward and back, damaging the muscles and tendons in your neck. […]

What’s the Difference Between a Class Action and Mass Tort Lawsuit? A mass tort lawsuit involves several to many individuals harmed by a company, product, or event. Likewise, a class action lawsuit involves several to many individuals harmed by a company, product, or event. In those ways, mass tort and class action suits are similar. […]

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Drowsy Driving: At What Point Does Sleep Deprivation Make Your Driving Suffer?  Few people would ever admit to drunk driving, but many would have no problem confessing to driving while drowsy. Make no mistake, though: drowsy driving is dangerous. Drowsy driving was responsible for approximately 72,000 crashes, 44,000 injuries and over 800 deaths in 2015, […]

Staying Safe from Hazards While Driving in the Arizona Desert Driving in the Arizona desert carries different risks than an ordinary road trip. Motorists must have a plan in place to deal with intense heat, potential break-downs, and water or fuel shortages.  But you should also be prepared to face and handle two of the […]

Car accidents are the number one cause of death in teen drivers Motor vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death for U.S. teen drivers, even though they drive less than all motorists but the extremely elderly. According to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, those teen drivers at highest risk are 16-to-17-year olds, […]

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Electric Car Safety – Are Teslas and other Electric Vehicles Safer than Gas-Powered Cars? Electric vehicles (EVs) are making slow but steady inroads into the American fleet population. 2016 to 2017 saw sales jumping by 45 percent alone. But because of several high-profile fires in Teslas and other EVs after collisions, some people have been asking about […]

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Car Accidents and Senior Drivers: A Hard Look at the Facts Feel a pang of worry every time Grandma or Granddad gets behind the wheel? It’s understandable. Senior drivers make up 18 percent of all traffic fatalities, and, except for teen drivers, senior drivers have the highest fatality rate per mile driven. However, it may […]

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Eliminating Traffic Fatalities, Lessons from Sweden As a Phoenix personal injury lawyer, I wonder if Phoenix can improve its traffic accident rates by focusing on the design of its roads rather than trying to change human behavior? Swedish traffic safety experts indicate that it’s possible. In 1997, Sweden adopted a “Vision Zero” policy, which has […]

Zanes Law Donates Thousands of School Supplies to 450 Tucson Teachers at its 8th Annual School Supply Giveaway! Zanes Law donates school supplies at our Eighth Annual School Supply Giveaway on Saturday, Aug.4th. At the first school supply giveaway in 2010, 100 lucky teachers benefited from the program. This year, over 400 teachers attended and […]

Hello Teachers! Here is everything you need to know about the giveaway along with a list of all registered teachers! Zanes Law’s 8th Annual School Supply Giveaway: Date: Saturday, August 4th Time: 8:30am-10:00am (you may arrive anytime between those times) WHERE: Our office! 3501 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson, Arizona 85716 (parking lot). Please bring some […]

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Driver Safety: What you need to know during Arizona’s monsoon season Arizona drivers beware: Monsoon season is well underway and driver safety should be top of mind. A monsoon is a large-scale change in weather pattern characterized by thunder, lightning, heavy rainfall, flash floods, high winds, dust storms, extreme heat and even hail. The season […]

Rental Car Accidents & Auto Insurance

Rental Car Accident: What You Need to Know About Insurance Summertime is here, and for many of us that means road trip! If you’re using a rental car, for peace of mind, you’ll want reassurance that you’re going to be fully covered by insurance in the event of a rental car accident. But with the […]

What to Do After an Out-of-St

What to Do After an Out-of-State Car Accident The Phoenix car crash lawyers at Zanes Law know that an out-of-state car accident can bring double the stress of an accident that was closer to home.  It can mean having to take your car somewhere unfamiliar for repairs or dealing with another motorist who lives elsewhere. […]

Avoiding Car Accidents in Phoenix

Study Suggests Crash-Prevention Technology Can Make a Big Difference in Reducing Car Crashes For your next car, should you buy one with driver-assist technology? Or is it just all hype? According to an Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) study, it’s definitely notmere hype and certain technologies are helpful in reducing car crashes.

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Car Crash Risks & Heatwaves Extremely Hot Weather is Associated with an Increased Risk of a Car Crash As temperatures rise in Phoenix, your risk of a car crash may increase as well.  That is what Spanish researchers found. In a 2015 study,risk of motor vehicle accidents increased on heat wave days. Particularly with regard […]

How Installing a Car Seat Improperly Can Lead to Injury As a personal injury lawyer in Phoenix I see first hand the injuries that children suffer in car accidents. I also see how instaling a car seat properly can save lives and prevent injuries. Unfortunately, many parents don’t put much thought into installing a car […]

Filing A Car Accident Report With The Police In Arizona—Dos And Don’ts If you have a car accident in Arizona, it’s important to know what to do and how filing a car accident report with the Arizona police works. Here are some dos and don’ts to keep in mind.

Avoiding Car Accidents in Phoenix

A Phoenix Car Accident Lawyer’s Input on Avoiding Car Accidents and Hands-free Cell Phone Usage Everyday in Phoenix there are hundreds of car accidents.  So let’s focus on avoiding car accidents in the cell phone age.  Most of us accept the idea that it’s safer to chat on a hands-free device while driving than to […]

Backup Automobile Accidents

A Tucson Car Accident Attorney’s Take on the Tragedy of Backup Automobile Accidents The tragedy of backup automobile accidents is real and significant. Working as a car accident lawyer in Tucson and Phoenix I have seen this firsthand. Any auto accident involving injury or death is tragic, but backup automobile accidents can be particularly heartbreaking. […]