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Car Accidents

  • 30 Sep 2019
    What Compensation Might I Get In A Lawsuit Over My Car Accident In Phoenix, AZ?
    If you or a member of your family suffered injuries or if a family member was killed in a car accident, you deserve answers. In addition to answers, you are entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, injuries, property destruction, and loss, and other damages. A Phoenix, AZ attorney will help
  • 30 Sep 2019
    Who Is The Best Car Accident Lawyer In Phoenix, AZ?
    The best car accident lawyer in Phoenix, AZ is one who is experienced, patient, and willing to fight for your right to recover compensation. The insurance companies will do just about anything to pay you less, so you want a legal team who is willing to stand up and fight for your rights. The team at Zanes
  • 30 Sep 2019
    How Much Does A Lawyer Cost For A Car Accident In Phoenix, AZ?
    If you sustained injuries in a Phoenix car accident, you might be concerned about the amount of losses you are facing. Replacing or repairing your vehicle, medical bills, and lost wages can quickly add up to thousands of dollars. However, if you are looking to minimize your costs, you cannot afford to go with
  • 20 Sep 2019
    How To Get A Car Accident Police Report In Phoenix, AZ?
    After a Phoenix, Arizona car accident, there are several steps you need to take to ensure the safety of everyone involved and protect your legal right to recover compensation. Your first step should always be to call for emergency medical care and move the accident from the road if it is safe to do so. Nex
  • 02 Aug 2019
    Who Determines The Value Of My Car After A Car Accident In Phoenix, AZ?
    After a car accident, the insurance company will attempt to assign a value to your automobile. They will send an adjuster out, and the adjuster will likely perform a physical inspection of your car. They will also look at the year, make, model, and mileage to determine the market value of the car, from which
  • 02 Aug 2019
    What Are The Most Common Types Of Car Accidents In Phoenix, AZ?
    Countless Phoenix drivers suffer car accidents each year—both reported and unreported—and these collisions come in many varieties. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, here were the most common types of multi-vehicle car accidents in the state for the year 2018: Rear-End — 44 Percent
  • 26 Jul 2019
    Who is Liable for a Car Accident in a Construction Zone in Phoenix, AZ?
    Construction zones in Phoenix, AZ can be a hazard to drivers. In 2015, there were more than 96,000 crashes in work zones across the country. If you went through a construction zone as you were driving, you know that it can become tricky to follow all the traffic laws while navigating detours, uneven surfaces,
  • 26 Jul 2019
    What Facts Do I Need to Gather After a Car Accident in Phoenix, AZ?
    Nobody expects to be in a car accident, but if you have, first make sure that you get medical attention. After checking on anyone else that may be in need of medical attention, move the car to a safe spot, call 911, and wait for help to arrive. Gather All Necessary Evidence After completing the above steps,
  • 26 Jul 2019
    Should I Admit Fault for a Car Accident in Phoenix, AZ?
    Being in a car accident and sustaining serious injuries can wind up costing you a great deal of money. Besides the medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering, if your insurance company believes the accident was your responsibility, your insurance premiums can substantially increase. Besides the financi
  • 26 Jul 2019
    How Do They Determine the Value Of My Car After a Car Accident In Phoenix, AZ?
    Recovering compensation to pay for the repair or replacement of your vehicle after a car accident in Phoenix, AZ, requires you to prove the value of your vehicle. The at-fault driver’s insurance company may accept your property damage claim and offer you a payout amount. But how did they come up with this n
  • 26 Jul 2019
    How Do I Prove It Was the Other Driver’s Fault for the Car Accident in Phoenix, AZ?
    When you have to prove it was the other driver’s fault for the car accident in Phoenix, AZ, car accident requires collecting evidence and building a strong case against the negligent motorist. Having a car accident lawyer on your side can help you navigate this process and pursue the compensation you need t
  • 28 Mar 2019
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  • 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

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