What to Do After a Car Accident in Arizona

Jan 29, 2020 - Car Accidents by

It is an unfortunate fact of life: at some point or another, you may be involved in a serious car accident. If you or a loved one is injured in a collision, you are encouraged to contact a Phoenix car accident lawyer. According to a recent report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were an estimated 6,734,000 police-reported auto accidents in the U.S. in 2018, resulting in 36,560 fatalities and 2,710,00 persons injured. A car crash can take just a few seconds to unfold. That said, in the moments and days that follow an accident, you may be wondering what you should do next. While each accident situation can vary, here are a few things to remember: Call the police. Even in accidents in which there appear to be no serious injuries, the police should be notified as quickly as possible. Resist any offer by the other driver merely to “exchange identification information.” You’ll need a police report for insurance purposes. What may at first appear to be an amicable situation can later turn ugly. The police are specially trained to make an initial investigation. Use them. When the police arrive, be clear and specific in your statements. The officer arriving at the scene must rely upon the witnesses to set the scene. Be courteous, clear, and as specific as possible about how the accident unfolded. If you don’t know the answer to one of the officer’s questions, say so—don’t guess. You may also find it helpful to […]

The Fatal Car Crash Epidemic

Jan 22, 2020 - Uncategorized by

Roads keep getting busier and the frequency of traffic jams seems to have multiplied three folds since last year. I swear that driving has become more challenging than ever. The most difficult part of my job is driving there every morning during rush hour. I recall the times when I actually enjoyed driving, and I cannot believe this is what it has come to. I am constantly fretting over signal lights and dreading that I might have to contact my Lake Oswego Disability Insurance (SSDI) Lawyer. Automobile accidents are the leading cause of death among healthy citizens in the U.S, and about 90 people die every day. Annually, more than forty thousand car accidents are fatal in nature. According to Houston Personal Injury Lawyer, while thousands of people lose their lives, millions end up with severe injuries or permanent disabilities each year. The percentage of fatalities has gone down since 2017, but the total number of accidents is still on the rise. The occurrence of fatal car accidents is considerably higher during public/seasonal holidays, as a greater number of people are driving under the influence. The fourth of July and the first of January are ideal for spotting drunk, hungover, or sleep-deprived people all around the U.S. There are numerous kinds of accidents, so the reasons and consequences vary. Although the law is strict for irresponsible driving, we may lack in implementing and fully abiding by traffic rules. Many states disregard the importance of seat belts, and speed limits in […]

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