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Car Accidents

We have been helping car accident victims since 1983.

We are a premier personal injury law firm with more than 40 years of experience representing accident victims in car, motorcycle, bicycle, pedestrian, semi-truck, slip & fall, and other injury matters. Our success rate is more than 99% of car accident cases settled or won at trial. We work hard and smart for our clients to insure they’re fully compensated for all the losses – they are legally entitled to. We have the special knowledge and skills required to expertly handle personal injury cases in specialized areas of the law. We have the experience and resources to take on the largest corporations, insurance companies and governments in the interest of getting justice and proper financial compensation for our injured clients. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, we can help you. It is important that you get expert advice as soon as possible following an accident and make sure evidence is preserved and witnesses are interviewed.

The common causes of car accidents resulting in death and injury

There are more than 30,000 fatal car crashes in the United States annually, in which more than 50,000 people are killed. About 1,000 of these fatal car accidents occur in Arizona. Nationally, and in Arizona, car accidents are the leading cause of death for those between the ages of 2 and 34, and they are among the most common causes of injury for people of all ages.

Alcohol as a factor in car accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), alcohol is factor in approximately 40 percent of fatal car crashes and 10 percent of injury accidents nationwide. In Arizona, alcohol is a factor in more than 30 percent of accidents in which drivers are killed, and where the driver had a blood alcohol reading of .08 or greater.

Distracted driving as a factor in car accidents

Any activity that distracts a driver’s attention from driving is a distraction and is potentially dangerous to the driver, passengers, pedestrians and other motor vehicles on the roadway.
Distractions include:

  • Text Messaging

  • Conducting searches on a smart phone

  • Speaking on a cell phone

  • Reading, including gps devices and maps

  • Talking to passengers

  • Grooming

  • Making adjustments to audio devices

  • Reaching for an item outside the driver’s grasp

  • Drinking or eating.

  • Arizona car accident facts to consider: Over 3,000 crashes involve a motorcycle.

  • Speeding is the most common cause of accidents.

  • Most motorcycle crashes occur on Saturdays between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

  • Alcohol is a factor in over 4,000 auto accidents

  • Accidents that happen between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. have the highest likelihood of involving a drunk driver.

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