Blog - Phoenix car accident lawyer

  • 17 Sep 2020
    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 require
  • 13 Aug 2020
    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
  • 30 Jul 2020
    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,
  • 16 Jul 2020
    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
  • 10 Jul 2020
    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
  • 17 Jun 2020
    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 rem
  • 11 Jun 2020
    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 measures that we ca
  • 04 Jun 2020
    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 acc
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 01 Jun 2018
    Heatwaves and Motor Vehicle Accidents: Extremely Hot Weather is Associated with an Increased Risk of a Car Crash
    Car Crash Risks & HeatwavesExtremely 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.
  • 23 May 2018
    How Installing a Car Seat Improperly Can Lead to Injury
    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 install
  • 09 May 2018
    Phoenix Injury Lawyer’s Advice on Filing a Car Accident Report
    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. (more…)
  • 03 May 2018
    Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About Parking Lot Car Accidents
    Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About Parking Lot Car Accidents Astonishingly, one in every five car accidents takes place in a parking lot. Of all car accident insurance claims, 14% are parking lot car accidents. (more…)
  • 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
  • 09 Feb 2018
    Phoenix car accident prevention and two new auto technologies
    Phoenix car accident lawyers discuss technology and Phoenix car accident prevention Two amazing developments that can revolutionize auto safety are now having a significant impact on both the auto industry and on Phoenix car accident prevention. Technologies that seemed far-fetched or prohibitively expensive
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 30 Nov 2017
    Avoiding A Holiday Car Accident
    A Holiday Car Accident: Facts, Figures, and, Sadly, Fatalities About 91 percent of holiday travelers drive to their destinations, reports the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT). If you’re one of those travelers, consider several holiday traffic facts, figures and, sadly, fatalities as y
  • 16 Nov 2017
    The Dangers of Driving Tired
    The Dangers of Driving Tired: How Dangerous Is It? While driving home from work, a car drifts into your lane. At first, you think the other driver may be driving drunk, but you realize he's "driving tired." But let's review the research—which basically has found that fatigued driving is just as dangero
  • 26 Oct 2017
    Intersection Car Accidents: Statistics, Causes and Possible Solutions
    Intersection Car Accidents: Statistics, Causes and Possible Solutions While many intersection car accidents occur in metro areas where high-density neighborhoods, numerous businesses and pedestrian traffic converge, any intersection can be dangerous. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administratio
  • 12 Oct 2017
    Causes of Tire Defect Car Accidents
    Causes of Tire Defect Car Accidents Every year, 33,000 tire defect car crashes injure 19,000 people reports the National Transportation Safety Board. Protect yourself and others on the road by becoming aware of common tire defects that can affect your safety. (more…)
  • 22 Sep 2017
    Fear of Driving After Car Accidents? Tune into These 5 Podcasts
    Fear of Driving After Car Accidents? Tune into These 5 Podcasts Car accidents are singularly terrifying events. Even months or years after you’ve recovered from physical injuries, the mental scars can endure. Why is that? And why are you so afraid of driving, when other crash victims don’t see
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