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  • 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
  • 13 Sep 2018
    Are Teslas and other Electric Vehicles Safer than Gas-Powered Cars?
    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
  • 16 Aug 2018
    Eliminating Traffic Fatalities: Lessons from Sweden
    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, Swed
  • 27 Jul 2018
    Driving Safely in Arizona’s Monsoon Season
    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, dus
  • 22 Jul 2018
    Rental Car Accident: What You Need to Know About 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 wi
  • 05 Jul 2018
    What to Do After an Out-of-State Car Accident
    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 l
  • 14 Jun 2018
    Crash-Prevention Technology Makes a Difference in Reducing Car Crashes.
    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 techno
  • 27 Apr 2018
    Avoiding Phoenix Car Accidents By Turning Your Cell Phone Off
    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
  • 01 Feb 2018
    GM’s Autonomous Self-Driving Cars are on their Way
    Phoenix personal injury lawyer's thoughts on sharing the road with autonomous self-driving cars While the flying cars depicted in The Jetsons may be a project for the next generation, the advent of GM’s autonomous self-driving cars, slated for release in 2019, has made autonomous automobiles a reality.
  • 18 Jan 2018
    Distracted Drivers Cause Car Accidents
    Zanes Law Tucson Car Accident Lawyers Know That Distracted Drivers Cause Car Accidents To combat the dangers of distracted driving, many states have outlawed the use of cell phones while driving, and a single distracted driving ticket can be enough for your auto insurer to drop your policy. This is because d
  • 04 Jan 2018
    Phoenix Accident Lawyer Reviews The Four Biggest Auto Accident Stories of 2017
    Zanes Law Phoenix accident lawyer discusses the major accident stories of 2017. Each year, millions of Americans are involved in auto accidents, but few of these crashes make national news. With 2017 in our collective rear view mirror, as a Phoenix auto accident lawyer I think that it is important to reflect
  • 21 Dec 2017
    Tucson Car Accident Attorney’s Six Tips For The Busiest Travel Days Of the Year
    Tucson Car Accident Attorney's Six Tips For Safe Holiday Driving The AAA reports that traffic increased by 54 percent during Thanksgiving week in 2016, making these days some of the busiest travel days of the year. If you decide to hit the road during high-traffic days, consider these Tucson car accident att
  • 13 Dec 2017
    Social Host Liability When You Have a Party
    Social Host Liability: Your Legal Responsibilities To Guests At Your Home You cleaned the bathrooms and stocked the fridge for your guests. What else should you do in order to provide a safe environment and avoid social host liability? Have you inspected your home for potential hazards like slippery sidewalk
  • 20 Jul 2017
    5 Dog Bite Prevention Tips
    Dog Bite Prevention - 5 Tips As an injury attorney with offices in both Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, and Seattle, Washington, my personal injury law firm has represented hundreds of dog bite victims on their injury claims. Through that process we have become extremely interested in dog bite prevention.
  • 13 Jul 2017
    7 Things Insurance Companies Do To Fight Low-Impact Car Accidents
  • 15 Jun 2017
    Seven Boating Safety Tips That Could Save Your Life
    Seven Boating Safety Tips That Could Save Your Life Most people don’t think of Arizona as a “mecca” of boating, but between our lakes and our proximity to both Mexico and Southern California there are plenty of Arizonans who like to spend time on the water.  So with summer here I want to provide som
  • 24 Feb 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 consider the car safety devices available and 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
  • 27 Jan 2017
    How to Stay Safe at Night? Know These 7 Safety Tips!
    Headed out but wondering how to stay safe at night? 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 th
  • 30 Dec 2016
    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 acc
  • 10 Aug 2016
    Selfie Stick Accidents are a Real Threat
    Selfie Stick Accidents are a Real Threat What could be the common denominator in an electrocution, car accident, shooting and slip and fall accident? Surprisingly enough, selfie stick accidents. At Zanes Law we see all kinds of tragic accidents, and these can be some of the worst. (more…)
  • 30 Jan 2014
    Infographic: Surviving a dust storm: Do you know what to do?
    Doug Zanes shares advice on surviving a dust storm. Giant dust storms, popularly called “haboobs,” make for spectacular photos that everyone has seen shared on social media. Dust storms – whether it’s a wall of dust hitting Phoenix or topsoil descending like fog on I-10 between Tucson
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