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  • 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
  • 27 Aug 2020
    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 on an
  • 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
  • 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
  • 01 Nov 2018
    Drowsy Driving: At What Point Does Sleep Deprivation Make Your Driving Suffer?
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 02 Mar 2018
    The Tragedy of 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 automobi
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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…)
  • 15 Sep 2017
    The Bizarre Physics of Motorcycle Accidents
    The Bizarre Physics of Motorcycle Accidents Riding a motorcycle on today's highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner, and it's helpful to understand the physics of motorcycle accidents. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times. –Ev
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