FAQs - Accidents

Accidents

  • 27 Mar 2020
    I Was in a Car Accident But Don’t Have Health Insurance, What Should I Do in Phoenix, AZ?
    If you were in a car accident, you should always see a doctor. Even if you do not believe you have injuries, they may not always be obvious in the first few minutes and hours following an accident. Some serious injuries, including some head injuries and internal bleeding, can take a day or more before symptom
  • 27 Mar 2020
    I Was Involved in a Hit and Run, Can I Still Get Compensation in Phoenix, AZ?
    There are often options for pursuing compensation after a Phoenix, Arizona, car accident, even if the at-fault driver left the scene of the accident. It may be possible for your attorney or the police to identify the driver and build a case against them for financial recovery. This case will include pain and
  • 27 Mar 2020
    I Was in a Car Accident a Few Years Ago and Haven’t Hired a Lawyer, Do I Still Have Time in Phoenix, AZ?
    There are strict time limits on how long you can wait to hire a lawyer and file a civil lawsuit following a Phoenix car accident case. The best way to learn if you are still eligible to seek and possibly secure damages after a Phoenix accident is to reach out to a personal injury lawyer for a free review of y
  • 03 Feb 2020
    I Was in a Car Accident Out Of State, Can I Still Get an Attorney
    Your attorney must be licensed in the state in which your accident occurred. However, if you suffered injuries in a car accident in Arizona and live out of state, you can still get an attorney and Zanes Law can help. Retaining a Lawyer May Give You Peace of Mind When you want to take action after a car acci
  • 03 Feb 2020
    How Long After a Car Accident Can You Go to the Hospital
    The sooner after your accident that you seek medical attention, the clearer the link between the accident and your injuries could be. Accidents can result in serious injury, and some are not always immediately apparent. There is no time limit on when you can see a doctor after a car accident, but you should s
  • 03 Feb 2020
    Can I Sue the Driver of the Vehicle if I Am a Passenger in a Car Accident?
    If you are in a car accident, whether as a driver or passenger, you can suffer serious injuries or even death. The injuries you sustained are almost certainly not your fault, particularly if you are a passenger in the car. You may be able to sue either the driver of the vehicle you were in or the driver of an
  • 20 Jan 2020
    The Other Driver’s Insurance Company Says They Can Send Me a Check, Should I Take It?
    To ensure that you receive fair compensation, consult a lawyer even if the other driver’s insurance company says they can send a check after a car accident. You may be eligible to receive other types of damages than you might not have been aware of without speaking with someone who has unique knowledge of A
  • 20 Jan 2020
    How Am I Supposed to Get Around if My Car is in the Shop?
    If you were in an accident and another driver is even partially at fault and you want to know how you can get around if your car is in the shop in Phoenix, AZ, you should know that you could be eligible for compensation for a rental car and other expenses. Negligent Driving Could Be Cause for a Lawsuit Negl
  • 14 Jan 2020
    What Do I Do If My Memory of the Car Accident Differs from My Statement?
    If you were in a car crash and your memory of the car accident differs from your statement in Phoenix, AZ, then you are not alone. We recommend speaking to an attorney before giving a statement to anyone, whether it is a representative of an insurance company, police officer, or professional. If you have a
  • 13 Jan 2020
    Who Decides Where My Car Gets Repaired After a Car Accident?
    You decide where your car gets repaired after a car accident in Phoenix, AZ. Arizona Revised Statutes § 20-468 ensures that you get to decide where your car gets repaired after a wreck, not the insurance company. However, it is important to note that Arizona Revised Statutes § 20-469 states that insuranc
  • 10 Dec 2019
    Will I Have To Go To Court For A Car Accident In Phoenix, AZ?
    Without knowing the specifics of the car accident, it is difficult to say whether you will have to go to court for a car accident in Phoenix, AZ. In some cases, the other driver and the insurance company are willing to offer a fair settlement outside of court that pays you the full amount to which you are ent
  • 10 Dec 2019
    What To Do Right After A Car Accident In Phoenix, AZ?
    The moments following a car accident can be dizzying, jarring, and downright terrifying. Your car is smashed to pieces, you are likely in pain, and you may not even know the extent of your injuries or what the days and weeks to come will have in store. In such a stressful, nerve-wracking moment, it can be
  • 10 Dec 2019
    What If The Air Bags Didn’t Deploy In My Car Accident In Phoenix, AZ?
    If you were involved in a car accident in Phoenix, AZ, where your airbags did not deploy and you suffered injuries as a result, you may be eligible for compensation from several different parties, including the other driver, the insurance company, the vehicle manufacturer, and the airbag manufacturer. A Phoen
  • 10 Dec 2019
    Should I Release My Medical Records To Another Driver’s Insurance Adjuster?
    We recommend discussing your case with a car accident attorney before you give a statement or release your medical records to another driver's insurance adjuster in Phoenix, AZ. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, there were over 36,000 injuries due to car accidents in the state in 2018. Af
  • 10 Dec 2019
    Should I Hire An Attorney Or Let The Insurance Company Handle My Car Accident Claims In Phoenix, AZ?
    There were over 125,000 accidents in Arizona in 2018, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. We encourage all Phoenix, Arizona car accident victims to reach out to the Zanes Law team for a complimentary consultation and case review before discussing their case with the at-fault driver’s insu
  • 29 Oct 2019
    What If The Car Accident Was Partly My Fault In Phoenix, AZ?
    You can still file a claim to recover damages even if the car accident was partly your fault in Phoenix, AZ. The state of Arizona follows a rule called a pure comparative fault. This means that even if you are 99 percent responsible for the car accident, you can still receive compensation with a successful cl
  • 29 Oct 2019
    What If I Hit The Other Vehicle In Tucson, AZ?
    Just because you hit the other vehicle does not immediately mean that you are to blame and will be held liable for the accident. Nor does it automatically mean that you are barred from recovering compensation to pay for damages. Many other factors need to be considered before the fault can be placed on a driv
  • 29 Oct 2019
    I Have a Pre-existing Medical Condition That Was Aggravated After My Accident, Can I Still Pursue A Claim In Tucson, AZ?
    Yes. If you have a pre-existing medical condition that was aggravated after your accident, you may be able to pursue compensation for the financial loss you experienced because of medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Even if you were found partially at fault for the accident, because of Arizo
  • 29 Oct 2019
    How Is Fault Determined In A Car Accident In Tucson, AZ?
    Fault is typically determined in a car accident in Tucson, AZ, based on the nature of the collision, the statements provided by a witness, and the evidence shown in the police reports. The at-fault party's insurance provider will then be responsible for providing compensation to cover damages caused by the ac
  • 29 Oct 2019
    Do I Need To Go To The Doctor After A Car Accident If I Don’t Feel Hurt In Tucson, AZ?
    You should always go to the doctor immediately after being involved in a car accident in Tucson, AZ. In many cases, the symptoms of an injury may not present themselves right away. It could be the next day after the adrenaline has worn off that you begin to feel the effects of an injury suffered in the accide
  • 29 Oct 2019
    What Happens If You Get In An Accident With A Drunk Driver?
    When you get in an accident with a drunk driver, the law enforcement officer who responds to the accident scene will evaluate the accident and, if they believe that the drunk driver’s intoxication caused the accident, the police officer will call on Arizona’s implied consent laws to test the driver’s bl
  • 29 Oct 2019
    What Do You Do After A DUI Accident?
    When another motorist is driving under the influence (DUI) and causes an accident where you become injured, you should call a personal injury lawyer who handles this type of accident. You have the right to seek compensation from the driver (or their insurance provider) to cover your medical expenses, lost wag
  • 29 Oct 2019
    What Age Group Has The Most Drunk Driving Accidents?
    In 2017, the 21- to 24-year old age group had the most drunk driving accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report “Traffic Safety Facts 2017: Alcohol-Impaired Driving.” For the purpose of this report, fatal crashes are defined as those that involve a driver
  • 29 Oct 2019
    I Haven’t Been Able To Return To Work After A Car Accident, How Can I Afford A Lawyer In Phoenix, AZ?
    If you have not been able to return to work after a car accident, you may think you are unable to afford a lawyer in Phoenix, AZ. However, the State Bar of Arizona supports that most car accident lawyers do not require upfront payment for their services. Most personal injury lawyers work on what is called
  • 29 Oct 2019
    How Long After My Car Accident Can I Wait To File My Claim In Phoenix, AZ?
    After a Phoenix, AZ car accident, most accident victims have at least two years to file a claim to recover damages. However, the statute of limitations may be affected by the details of your case. You may be curious about how long after your car accident to wait to file a claim in Phoenix, AZ. We recommend

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