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Deaths in Hit-and-Run Car Accidents Are at an All-Time High

As you may already know, a hit-and-run accident is a crash where one of the drivers involved flees the scene, leaving before the police arrive. A recent study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that there is an average of one hit-and-run crash per minute across the United States. Hit-and-run accidents have become more common in recent years, and, as we’ll see, hit-and-run deaths are higher than they have ever been. Most of the victims of hit-and-run accidents are pedestrians and bicyclists, so we’ll also add a little information on how drivers can...
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Top 5 Causes of Car Accidents in Tucson

Even a minor car accident can be a major event, and a serious accident can be truly life-changing. Most of the time, though, car accidents can be traced back to one of a handful of causes. Certain weather conditions and bad driving habits on the road can lead to devastating accidents with very little warning. This article will go over a few of the most frequent accident causes in the Tucson area. Review of the Top Causes of Car Accidents in Houston Distracted Driving Distracted driving is the No. 1 cause of car accidents. Whether...
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What Should I Do if I Get Hit by a Car on My Bike?

If you get hit while riding your bike, you may be facing serious injuries and wonder, what should I do after I got hit by a car on my bike. At the very least, you’re probably seriously shaken up. You may be thinking about your legal options, especially if you’ve been injured seriously enough to require long-term medical care. Bicyclists don’t have the physical protection other drivers often have on the road, and other drivers don’t always respect that bicyclists have the same rights on the road that they do. If you have been injured...
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How to Talk to an Insurance Adjuster

If you’ve been in an accident, sooner or later you’re going to need to talk to the insurance adjuster. This can be stressful enough if it’s your own insurance adjuster, and it can be a harrowing experience if it’s the other party’s adjuster. Don’t worry, though. With the right instruction and preparation from a skilled personal injury attorney, you’ll know how to talk to an insurance adjuster when the time comes. The right personal injury attorney can be a serious help when dealing with the insurance company, even if your case doesn’t go to court....
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Walking in Tucson is a Health Risk – But It Doesn’t Need to Be

Every Tucson resident who is paying attention to local headlines knows that pedestrian deaths are a serious problem in our city. There were twice as many pedestrian deaths in 2017 as there were in 2016, and 2018 proved even deadlier for pedestrians. Though the news is bad in Tucson, it’s also a problem facing both our state and nation. From 2008 to 2017, pedestrian fatalities in the U.S. jumped 35 percent. The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) found that Arizona had the second highest per capita rate of pedestrian deaths in the U.S. in the...
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Dangers of Older Motorcycle Drivers

In recent years, motorcycle fatalities have become more and more common. In 2016, there were 5,286 motorcycle fatalities on American roads, making up 14 percent of all deaths on the road during that year. This figure is 5 percent higher than the total for 2015, and more than double the number of motorcycle fatalities 20 years ago. Surprisingly, accidents have become much more common among older motorcyclists. Back in 1975, 80 percent of those killed in motorcycle crashes were 29 or younger. Those in the 29-and-younger group were far and away the most likely to...
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New Study Looks at the Odds of Dying in a Pedestrian Collision

Walking is a great form of exercise, and most of the time it’s perfectly safe. Incidents where pedestrians are hit by automobiles are fairly rare. However, pedestrians are not protected from the results of an accident by all of the safety features and materials that protect people in vehicles. That means that even though pedestrian accidents are fairly rare, pedestrians who are in an accident are more likely to be severely injured or killed than those in vehicles. A recent study from the National Safety Council looked at 25 of the causes of preventable death...
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Why You Are Three Times More Likely to Die in a Car Accident When Driving at Night

You might think night driving is safer than daytime driving, because traffic is generally lighter and there are fewer pedestrians in the road. However, you are three times more likely to be in an accident between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. There are many reasons for this, most of them having to do with either reduced visibility or impaired driving ability. This article will give you a little more information about a few of the reasons why night driving can be so deadly.  The Dangers You Face While Driving at Night Instrument...
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How Distracted Driving Laws Help Prevent Motorcycle Accident Deaths

Distracted driving is a major cause of accidents in the United States, killing an average of 9 Americans every day. Many states have passed laws penalizing drivers who text and drive or who use their cell phones in general while driving. Unfortunately, these laws have not yet shown a significant impact on the number of distracted driving deaths overall. But even though these laws don’t lower the number of deaths across the board, laws on distracted driving have been shown to drastically reduce the number of motorcycle accident deaths. One major reason for this is...
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What Is the Average Car Accident Settlement Worth?

If you’ve been in an accident you may want to know what is the average car accident settlement worth. Our attorneys are asked this question frequently. The average car accident settlement comes to around $21,000. In the overwhelming majority of cases, the settlement is somewhere in the range of $14,000 to $28,000. However, every case is different. Many cases settle for much, much more than this. Only an experienced attorney can estimate the value of a settlement with any real accuracy. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, you’re probably...
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