520.629.9909

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....
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

How Much Is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident?

Car accidents can be destructive. They can come without warning. They can be expensive. If you’re looking for the average settlement for a car accident, it’s about $21,000. For the vast majority of cases, the settlement will be somewhere in the range of $14,000 to $28,000. However, every case is different, and some cases are worth much, much more than these numbers. This article will give you a few pointers for estimating the value of your case. How to Estimate the Settlement Value of Your Car Accident Case When it comes to estimating the value...
Read More

El Tour de Tucson Road Closures

This year’s El Tour de Tucson takes place on Saturday, November 17th. Before you head out, it’s important to know all of the El Tour de Tucson road closures. The first riders start early at 7:00 a.m., and the event doesn’t end until 5:00 p.m. Experienced cyclists and novices are expected to come from across the world to take part in the 36th Annual El Tour de Tucson. This year’s event is expected to attract more than 9,000 participants. With so many cyclists coming for such a huge event, road closures are inevitable. This article...
Read More

What Is the Average Compensation for a Head Injury?

A head injury can change the course of an individual’s life forever. A severe head injury can lead to ongoing physical disability, paralysis, or even death. Even a relatively light head injury can lead to lost work time and ongoing medical costs. When your injury was caused by neglectful actions of another, you may have a legal case and be able to receive compensation for your injury and any associated damages. Understanding the Compensation Amount If you’re looking for the average amount that you can expect as compensation for your head injury, it depends on...
Read More
1 2 3 13