Blog - Car Accidents

  • 27 Sep 2018
    Dangers of Being a Teen Driver
    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
  • 31 Aug 2018
    Car Accidents and Senior Drivers: A Hard Look at the Facts
    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 d
  • 23 Jun 2017
    Top Five Types of Car Accident Cases That Win Almost Every Time
    Top Five Types of Car Accident Cases That Win Almost Every Time It’s bad enough that you were in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, and now you have to deal with all of the hassles that follow.  Dealing with an insurance company that does not have your best interests in mind and gettin
  • 30 Mar 2017
    Uber Driverless Car Accident- 3 Things We Can Learn
    Uber Driverless Car Accident- 3 Things We Can Learn Self-driving cars have been in the news the last two weeks because an Uber self-driving car in Tempe, Arizona was involved in a car accident.  In response to that accident, Uber temporarily suspended its entire autonomous vehicle program until the inves
  • 17 Mar 2017
    Lost Wages After a Car Accident
    Lost Wages After a Car Accident- How to Make a Successful Wage Loss Claim After An Accident (more…)
  • 16 Feb 2017
    THREE TIPS FROM A CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER ON MAKING DIMINISHED VALUE CLAIMS
    Diminished Value Claims THREE TIPS FROM A CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER 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 o
  • 16 Sep 2016
    Should I Sign a Release After My Auto Accident?
    Should I Sign a Release After My Auto Accident? (more…)
  • 22 Aug 2016
    Auto Accidents Caused by Friends
    Auto Accidents Caused by Friends Q: I was in an accident and my friend was at fault. How can I get compensated but not hurt my friend in the process? (more…)
  • 02 May 2016
    Couple Sues Snapchat for Car Accident
    Couple Sues Snapchat for Car Accident The new social media app Snapchat is all the hype right now… It’s an app that allows you to snap a photo or video what you’re doing and send it to friends. The content then disappears after 24 hours… whoa… magic! (more…)
  • 08 Mar 2016
    Sinkhole in Gilbert
    Sinkhole in Gilbert It may have looked like a scene from an apocalypse movie as construction crews in Gilbert worked to determine what caused the road to collapse and form a hole that swallowed a pick-up truck last Monday night. (more…)
  • 03 Mar 2016
    Do I have to pay taxes on the the money I received from my settlement (due to my car accident)?
    Do I have to pay taxes on the the money I received from my settlement (due to my car accident)? Tax Season is upon us so if you need to file your taxes, hurry up and see your local accountant for help! (more…)
  • 30 Nov 2015
    Heartfelt Act by Atlanta Trooper After Parents Killed in the Car Wreck
    Heartfelt Act by Atlanta Trooper After Fatal Car Accident November is a month of gratitude and giving and one Atlanta trooper truly knows how to show it in the face of tragedy... (more…)
  • 21 Oct 2015
    New Driving Laws in Arizona
    Seven New Driving Laws in Arizona Just when you think you’ve got driving down and all the laws and rules that come with it, you discover something new! (more…)
  • 31 Jul 2015
    What To Do When You See An Accident
    It’s unfortunate but we’ve all seen accidents on the road.... The more you drive, the more likely you will to see one. (more…)
  • 29 Jul 2015
    Rear Impact Guards Could Be Saving Lives
    We’ve written a lot about truck accidents here on the Zanes Blog because… well…. we see a lot of those cases come through our doors… (more…)
  • 15 Jul 2015
    Car Accidents That Happen In Mexico and How To Handle Them
    Although this topic of discussion may not apply to everyone or to all states, it is an important discussion for citizens of the the U.S. that are living in states that border other countries. (more…)
  • 04 Jun 2015
    And Then It Happens To You… A Car Accident.
    An accident victim who was injured in a car accident in Tucson, Arizona describes her experience in this guest post. (more…)
  • 02 Jun 2015
    Tracy Morgan Lawsuit Finally Settles
    Many fans of the famous (now ended) sitcom, 30 Rock, anxiously followed the news after beloved actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was involved in a trucking accident. (more…)
  • 18 May 2015
    Phoenix Light Rail Crash
    A very major and scary crash recently closed down a major Central and Indian School Road intersection. (more…)
  • 18 Feb 2015
    Why Bruce Jenner’s Accident is a Lesson for ALL Drivers Out There
    Every media outlet has a scope on the recent and fatal Bruce Jenner car crash.  Many accounts have recalled the incident in varying detail but none look promising for any party involved including the Olympic gold medalist. (more…)
  • 20 Sep 2014
    Repercussions of Car Accidents can be Both Physically and Mentally Damaging
    It seems surreal at first, like watching a movie in slow motion. You almost can’t believe how fast the car is coming…you keep thinking he’ll slow down…he has to slow down…but he doesn’t. The car keeps coming and there is nowhere to go. You are sandwiched between other cars – a suburban truck fi
  • 12 Sep 2014
    Multi-Car Accident Where You Were Not At-Fault
    Recently, we had a concerned father call in with a scenario that we were prepared and experienced to advise on. His daughter had been seriously injured in an accident that also injured seven other people in a multiple car pile-up. The twist was that his daughter was the passenger in the vehicle that caused th
  • 06 Aug 2014
    What Happens If I’m in an Accident Out Of State?
    We all know that an accident and resulting personal injury can occur anywhere, anytime, but what if it happens outside of your home state? In our experience with cases like these, we’ve found that most clients have been happy to hire an attorney in their home state. Here are the pros and cons to doing so
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