FAQs - Accidents

Accidents

  • 28 Mar 2019
    Commercial: “BANG, I didn’t even see him coming”
    Transcript: BANG! I didn’t even see him coming – I got hurt in a car wreck! Car wreck? You need a car wreck attorney! You call Zanes Law! Everybody knows! They win car wreck cases! Car repairs, lost wages, medical bills, dealing with the insurance company… we take care of EVERYTHING. Zanes Law
  • 28 Mar 2019
    Commercial: “When you are hurt in a car wreck”
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  • 28 Mar 2019
    Commercial: “BOOM, A Semi Truck Hit Me”
    Transcript: BOOM! A semi-truck hit me! I knew who to call! Everybody knows! When you’re hurt in a car wreck… You call Zanes Law! To get the money you deserve! Car repairs, lost wages, medical bills, dealing with the insurance company… we take care of EVERYTHING. Zanes Law takes care of everyth
  • 22 Mar 2019
    Will My Car Accident Case Go to Court?
    Car accident victims differ when it comes to how they want to handle their cases. Some prefer a quick settlement even if it means accepting a smaller amount of compensation. This type of strategy begins and ends with the insurance company. Other victims place a higher priority on getting the best settlemen
  • 22 Mar 2019
    Should I See a Doctor if I Don’t Feel Injured After a Car Accident?
    You should always see a doctor after a car accident, even if you do not feel like you were injured. Think about the sheer force involved in a three-ton mass of metal colliding with another object of roughly the same size. Factor into the equation the acceleration with which either or both of those objects
  • 04 Mar 2019
    What if Both Drivers Are Partially at Fault in a Car Accident?
    Arizona Statute § 12-2505 dictates that each party can likely still recover compensation even if both drivers are partially at fault in a car accident. This is because Arizona personal injury law is based on the idea of pure comparative negligence (as opposed to pure contributory negligence or proportional c
  • 04 Mar 2019
    Should You Replace Your Child’s Car Seat After a Crash?
    Yes, you should replace your child’s car seat after a crash. Considering that the force of a crash can bend the steel frame of a car, imagine the damage it can wield on a car seat constructed of lots of plastic and smaller metal parts. A child’s car seat takes on the force of a car accident even when t
  • 26 Feb 2019
    What Should I Expect in a Deposition for a Car Accident?
    Depositions for car accidents occur during the pre-trial discovery process of your car accident trial. Opposing counsel will ask you, the “deponent,” questions to gather information about the accident. Your answers are considered a form of sworn testimony. Depositions can be conducted orally or in a wr
  • 26 Feb 2019
    What Questions Should I Ask My Car Accident Lawyer?
    When you hire a lawyer to handle your car accident case, you are embarking on an important relationship. Do not just settle for the first name that rolls up on your screen. Pick a few candidates, interview them with thoughtfully prepared questions, listen carefully, and choose wisely. If you have been inju
  • 26 Feb 2019
    What Should I Expect From My Car Accident Lawyer?
    Your car accident lawyer should take your case off your hands and run with it, leaving you to worry about one thing: recovering from your accident. At the very least, your attorney should do the following: Gather evidence to build your case Identify and prove the at-fault, liable party Calculate
  • 26 Feb 2019
    What if I Got Into a Car Accident in a Rental Car?
    As far as a rental company is concerned, if you got into a car accident in a rental car, you are ultimately responsible for the cost of repairing the car — even if the accident was not your fault. This does not mean you have to fund these repairs out of your own pocket. If you have the appropriate insura
  • 26 Feb 2019
    Can I Prove the Car Was Following Too Close in a Car Accident?
    You can prove that the trailing vehicle was following too closely, thereby causing the rear-end collision you experienced, in a few ways, as detailed here. Video Footage Proving That the Car Was Following Too Close in a Car Accident Perhaps a passenger in your car or someone in another motor vehicle had the
  • 26 Feb 2019
    Can I Fire My Car Accident Lawyer?
    Yes, you can fire your car accident lawyer. However, it is important to do so for the right reasons and to ensure that you have another lawyer ready to take your case before you terminate your contract. You might be experiencing frustration, disappointment, or even anger with your current personal injury a
  • 01 Feb 2019
    What Ways Can Car Accident Lawyers Help You Overcome Your Losses?
    There is much more to what a car accident lawyer can do to help you overcome the losses you have experienced as the result of your accident. For many people, the lawyer’s role begins and ends with knowing and following courtroom procedure when litigating your car accident case. At Zanes Law, our legal
  • 01 Feb 2019
    What Should I Do If I am Involved in a Car Accident?
    Generally, once you have moved past the scene of your car accident, you need to be aware of some slightly less urgent, but still time-sensitive, and extremely critical points. Number 1: See a Medical Professional If you are sitting at home, asking, “What should I do after my car accident?” you assume yo
  • 01 Feb 2019
    What Is Contributory Negligence in Relation to a Car Accident Claim?
    Contributory negligence represents a controversial doctrine of common law. Fundamentally, it means that if you were injured in a car accident due, in part, to your failure to use reasonable care, you would not be able to recover any damages from your injury--even if another person’s actions or behavior caus
  • 24 Jan 2019
    Client Story: 1.2 Million Dollar Settlement
    Transcript We were driving home when a drunk driver ran a stop sign and hit us. I was hurt bad so we called Zanes Law and they we’re all over it. They got her ALL the medical care she needed. Then sued the driver AND the bar he was drinking at, and got us $1.2 million dollars. Thanks to Zanes Law,
  • 24 Jan 2019
    Client Story: Car Accident Settlement
    Transcript I was sitting at a red light when a car came out of nowhere and slammed into the back of me. I went to the ER but I was sent home. Turns out I had a REALLY bad back injury. So I called Zanes Law. They got me GOOD medical care, made sure my back surgery was paid for AND got me $600,000. It
  • 07 Jan 2019
    What Kind of Timeline Should I Expect for My Car Accident Case?
    The first step in filing a car accident case is to schedule a free case evaluation. This should happen after you have reported the accident and called for medical help. If you receive any medical care during this time, be sure to document everything. These medical records will be important to your car acciden
  • 07 Jan 2019
    Can I Be Compensated for Lost Income After a Car Accident?
    You may be able to recover compensation for lost wages after being in an Arizona car accident. There are many costs associated with a car accident including medical bills, property damage, and lost income. If another party is at fault for your injuries, then they may also be responsible for your lost wages.
  • 16 Mar 2018
    Arizona Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury Claims
    Transcript: So if you've been injured in an accident, how long do you have in order to bring your claim? What that's called in legal terms is your statute of limitations. In Arizona you have two years within which to bring your normal personal injury claim. Other states will be different and it varies fro
  • 16 Mar 2018
    First Things to Do After an Accident
    Transcript: So what are the first things that you should do after being involved in an accident? We'll talk about car accidents specifically. The first thing that you should do is, if somebody has been hurt, you need to make sure that they get medical attention if they need immediate medical attention. Ca
  • 16 Mar 2018
    Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
    Transcript: So what is uninsured motorist coverage and how does that differ from underinsured motorist coverage? Uninsured motorist coverage exists to compensate you if a driver hits you and you're hurt in that accident and it turns out that driver didn't have any insurance. Which surprises people because
  • 16 Mar 2018
    When to Call an Injury Attorney in Phoenix
    Transcript: So if you've been injured in an accident, when should you call an attorney? The answer I'll give you is immediately, if you want to know the truth. By immediately I mean within an hour or two or a day or two because the more time that goes by that you haven't talked to an attorney and haven't
  • 16 Mar 2018
    Why Choose Zanes Law for Your Accident Case?
    Transcript: So why choose Zanes Law to represent you on an accident case? I think there are lots of reasons. I've been representing injured victims for twenty years. I started my firm, Zanes Law, in 2003 and we've become one of the largest personal injury law firms in Arizona in that time frame, from 2003

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