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Sleep Deprivation and Car Accidents

Sleep deprivation can lead to car accidents. However, until now there have been few studies that relate this fact to personal injury law. For example, what if someone exists in a perpetual sleepy state and doesn’t realize they are sleep deprived? Furthermore, individuals who suffer from sleep apnea may be able to better manage the effects of sleep deprivation and thereby avoiding a car accident lawsuit. Were you in a car accident and believe sleep … Continue reading “Sleep Deprivation and Car Accidents”

Things To Know About Hit and Run Accidents in Arizona

A hit and run can turn your life upside down; you may face personal traumas or be legally liable under Arizona law. A hit and run accident that causes serious physical injury and even death is a felony. It is vital to understand the laws in Arizona to know your rights. What is a Hit and Run? A hit and run, also known as, “failure to stop” or “leaving the scene,” happens when someone leaves … Continue reading “Things To Know About Hit and Run Accidents in Arizona”

Types of Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury claims relate to many types of circumstances and every case has its own unique characteristics and circumstances. In the broadest terms, personal injury refers to a claim by someone who has been harmed by another who caused that harm negligently or intentionally. Personal injury claims are generally categorized into broad categories. Car Accident Claims The most common type of personal injury claims are car accident cases. This is a very broad category of … Continue reading “Types of Personal Injury Claims”

What To Do If You Are In A Road Accident

A road accident can turn your life upside down. Whether you were riding a motorcycle, driving a car, or were involved in a DUI collision, you should follow these simple steps to ensure you get the compensation you deserve. 1. Contact The Police The police will help to control the situation and will also provide a police report. The police report will often provide information about who the police believe to be at fault for … Continue reading “What To Do If You Are In A Road Accident”

Why Social Media Can Negatively Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

In today’s world, most of us don’t think twice about broadcasting our lives across various social media platforms. Like any city, Tucson is no different. Many of us share posts without considering the unforeseen impact it could have in the future. This is particularly relevant if you have a pending personal injury claim. Be aware that insurance adjusters often investigate your social media history and it could play a major role in potentially discrediting you. … Continue reading “Why Social Media Can Negatively Affect Your Personal Injury Claim”

Mechanical Issues Can Result in Car Accidents

On average, there are over 126,000 car accidents in Arizona per year. According to the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration, the main cause is distracted driving; however, this is not the only factor. A considerable number of accidents are caused by mechanical issues, which if they are not checked, could leave you in the center of a serious collision. Faulty or Malfunctioning Windshield Wipers If your windshield wipers malfunction while you are driving in the … Continue reading “Mechanical Issues Can Result in Car Accidents”

When You Can Sue for PTSD After a Road Accident

Being involved in an accident on the road can be very traumatic and can cause a lot of suffering. Most likely, you will be able to receive compensation for monetary damages to yourself and the vehicle. In some circumstances, an injury victim may be able to recover damages after suffering an emotional, or mental health injury, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is a behavioral mental health condition. It is common among those who … Continue reading “When You Can Sue for PTSD After a Road Accident”

Car Accident Risks: The Most Dangerous Intersections In Tucson

Dangerous Intersections in Tucson In January, the Tucson Police department increased its presence at some of the most dangerous intersections in the city that have a high car accident risk. These intersections were: Kino & 36th Street, Oracle & Grant, Grant & Alvernon, and Broadway Blvd & Wilmot Road. After multiple deaths last year in the area of Grant Road and Alvernon Way, officers will focus on the most dangerous intersections on various days and … Continue reading “Car Accident Risks: The Most Dangerous Intersections In Tucson”

Energy Drink Reportedly Linked to Man’s Heart Attack

Doctors have reportedly linked excessive consumption of energy drinks to a man’s heart attack. Published studies have already suggested that high levels of caffeine in energy drinks could play a role in cardiovascular issues in youth, but the scientific community does not know as much about their effects on adults. Three lawsuits concerning energy drinks and cardiac problems have recently been settled for confidential amounts. Heart Attack Linked to Energy Drink Express (12/11/15) reports on … Continue reading “Energy Drink Reportedly Linked to Man’s Heart Attack”

Tips For Documenting Personal Injury Expenses

Car Accident Personal Injury Cases Car accidents can be very traumatic experiences and may result in personal injury. Medical bills related to these injuries can be costly. Knowing how car insurance can help cover these costs can save you from having to pay high medical bills. In order to help ensure that your car insurance claim goes through, you need to provide as much relevant documentation as possible to your insurer. This facilitates a smooth … Continue reading “Tips For Documenting Personal Injury Expenses”

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