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    Drivers can find Halloween to be incredibly difficult because children often behave unpredictably and can be tricky to see after dark. Because excited trick-or-treaters are often distracted, motorists and parents must be even more alert. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, children are

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    Everything You Need to Know About Grocery Store Slip & Fall Accidents

    When you walk into the grocery store, a slip and fall accident is likely the furthest thing from your mind, but mishaps happen. Grocery stores usually use preventative methods to help notify customers of any potential hazards that should be avoided. So what happens if you get injured in a slip and fall accident at […]

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    Stay Safe on the Road: Essential Bicycle Safety Tips

    If you’re a cyclist, you understand the risks that come with riding alongside cars. The roads can be a dangerous place, and accidents can happen at any moment. Recent studies have shown that 93% of bicycle crashes occur in urban areas, and most take place during the day. Read through the following tips, so you […]

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    Passenger in a Car Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know.

    Being involved in a car accident that you were not responsible for can be stressful and confusing. As a passenger, you know that you certainly were not to blame for the accident. In most cases, passengers have an easier case than either driver involved. This situation may become complicated when the insurance companies do not […]

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    Saying These 5 Things After an Accident Can Hurt Your Settlement

    There’s no question that things are chaotic at the scene of a car accident. An accident can leave you shaken up, and often causes people to speak to say things without thinking.  These kinds of statements can have a more significant impact than they realize. Each year, up to 5 million people are hurt or […]

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    Zanes Law Awards $2,700 College Scholarship to Texas Tech University Student

    Zanes Law is honored to announce the winner of our 2020 Car Accident Scholarship – Kennedi from Lubbock, TX. The Zanes Law Car Accident Scholarship is an annual scholarship that is offered to college-bound students who have been involved in a car accident and learned valuable life lessons from their experience despite their misfortune. Kenned

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    Pursuing an Uninsured Motorist Claim in Arizona

    Almost nothing can ruin your day quite as quickly as finding yourself involved in an auto accident, with the exception of finding yourself in an auto accident with an uninsured motorist. As of July 1st, 2020, a bill signed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey went into effect, increasing the minimum coverage required under auto insurance […]

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    How to Drive Safely in a Monsoon

    The summer months through early fall is Arizona’s monsoon season. This time of year brings increased humidity, excessive heat, heavy rain, thunderstorms, lightning, high winds, flash flooding, dust storms, and even hail. The best thing that you can do during such a storm is to stay off the roads. Stay ahead of the weather by […]

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    Personal Injury Claims and Lawsuits: What’s the Difference?

    Many people have heard of personal injury claims and personal injury lawsuits but don’t understand what the difference is. If this is you, you’re not alone. Both a personal injury claim and a personal injury lawsuit are used in order to obtain compensation for an injury that you incurred from an accident. However, there are […]

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    Car Accidents and Back Injuries: What to Know

    No matter how minor a car accident may seem at first, injuries can still occur. Unfortunately, back injuries are fairly common when it comes to car accidents. This is because even at low speed, the human body was not designed to handle the impact of a car accident.  It’s important to keep a close eye […]

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    Reasons to Consider Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

    The idea of hiring a personal injury lawyer can be intimidating. You may be concerned about the financial implications when you’re already dealing with so much, you may be hesitant to divulge private health information, or you may just not believe that they have your best interests at heart. The good news is that in […]

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    Who is Responsible for Damages After an Accident with a Tractor Trailer?

    Due to their size and weight, tractor trailer accidents can be exceedingly dangerous. In fact, according to most recent data available, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported that in Arizona, 69 people were killed in truck accidents during the course of a year. Since the injuries involved with truck accidents can be so serious, [&

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    How Dash Cams Can Impact Your Accident Claim

    Often when people are involved in a car crash, they wish that they had video evidence of the incident in order to back their claims. For this reason, many people are now using small dashboard cameras (“dash cams”). Although the price points vary greatly, many feel that the cost of not having one could be […]

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    Does My Auto Insurance Cover a Rental Car Accident?

    Unfortunately, car accidents can happen anywhere, at any time. Sometimes they occur when you are driving a rental car. But what happens if you find yourself in this situation? Do you have to pay for the damages out of pocket or will your auto insurance cover a rental car accident? When you rent a vehicle, […]

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    5 Tips for Safely Riding Your Motorcycle this Summer

    Nothing is better than hopping on your motorcycle and going for a ride on a nice summer day. But before you turn on the engine, it’s important to be sure that you understand how to stay safe. Here are 5 tips for safely riding your motorcycle this summer. Stay Hydrated Summer is hot, but with […]

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    New Car Insurance Minimums in Arizona

    Drivers in Arizona will now have to spend more money if they want to drive. On July 1, new legislation went into effect that increases the amount of coverage necessary for auto insurance policies. The bill, which was signed last year by Gov. Doug Ducey, now requires that owners of cars and trucks must have […]

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    Distracted Driving and Arizona Laws

    Technology is an amazing thing. We now have e-mail, text messaging, videos, and more right at our fingertips. One downside of these developments is that it is incredibly easy to become distracted by a smart phone. Unfortunately, sometimes people become distracted while driving, which is incredibly unsafe. In fact, distracted drivers are four times

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    What Are the Signs of a TBI After a Slip & Fall Accident?

    When most of us think about slipping and falling, we imagine that our injuries could consist of sprains, strains, and broken bones. While all of these ailments are frustrating and temporarily life-altering, what many don’t realize is that slip and fall injuries have the potential to result in very serious injuries. Sometimes when someone slips [&

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    Social Media and the Impact it Can Have on Your Personal Injury Claim

    Social media has become more and more prevalent in most of our lives, but even more so now that we are largely unable to be together in person. Social media plays a big role in staying connected; studies have shown that over 70% of Americans are active on social media in one form or another. […]

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    5 Mistakes to Avoid Making After a Car Accident

    Despite taking the proper precautions, car accidents happen. In fact, in 2018 alone, there were 916 Arizonians killed in crashes throughout the state. But despite the regularity with which car accidents occur, many people are not aware of the proper steps to take after an accident. Here are some things to remember, should you find […]

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    A Car Crashes Into A Bar, Pedestrians Are Injured In A Hit-And-Run Accident

    Leaving the scene of an accident is not only irresponsible but also inconsiderate for the people and property owners involved. The time that is spend fleeing could be used to call paramedics or the police for help.  A driver crashed his SUV into a restaurant in Scottsdale’s Old Town last week, leaving two pedestrians outside […]

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    Car Seat Laws in Arizona

    In 2018, 3,134 children under the age of 14 were seriously injured in a car accident, with 32 of those injuries resulting in death. In fact, car crashes are the number one cause of death for children ages 1 to 12 in the U.S. But while these statistics are devastating, there are a number of […]

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    Car Accidents Often Come With Unexpected Costs

    When you are involved in an auto accident, your life can be totally upended. From injuries and medical bills, to property damage and vehicle repair, costs can quickly add up. Aside from physical damage, an accident can also hurt your bank account as well. The “true” cost of an auto accident takes into account many […]

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    Family Learns Of Bus Accident When Another Child Carries Their Child Into The Home, Bus Driver Refused To Help

    Every parent would like to think that when their child goes to school each day, that their safety is assured. Of course, accidents can and do happen on the way to and from school; however, it can be a comfort to know that responsible adults are always nearby to help if a child ever gets […]

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