Fatal Accidents


Car Accident Fatalities: Wrongful Death Claims in Arizona

Car Accident Fatalities: Wrongful Death Claims in Arizona

Arizona’s laws about wrongful death cases are similar to those in the rest of the country, but each state has its own nuances. To understand how our laws are applied, it’s important to define what wrongful death really means and to clear up any misconceptions about who can file a wrongful death lawsuit. Wrongful Death: Arizona’s Definition Throughout the state of Arizona, wrongful death refers...

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Fatal Car Accident – What Happens In a Fatal Car Accident

Fatal Car Accident – What Happens In a Fatal Car Accident

A Fatal Car Accident. What Happens in a Fatal Car Accident Claim. The family comes into the office slowly, in a dazed fashion. The five of them take a seat around the conference table. It is apparent they are uncomfortable, unhappy with the circumstances and maybe even mad. They are here to talk about the fatal crash that took their father’s life. A senseless act...

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Driving (Away) Under the Influence: DUI Hit and Run Incidents

Driving (Away) Under the Influence: DUI Hit and Run Incidents

Traffic safety officials across the country are warning of an increase in the occurrence of drunk drivers who flee the scene of an accident. Many of these incidents involve pedestrians, and can cause serious injuries to victims of the reckless behavior of drunk drivers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of fatal hit and run crashes is rising; even while the...

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Proving Fault: Marijuana and No Tolerance Laws

Proving Fault: Marijuana and No Tolerance Laws

With more and more states enacting laws that are more lenient on possession and personal use of marijuana; there are also laws chang to incorporate more widespread marijuana use. One logical area for change is with regard to DUI laws. There is much that you can never understand about the effects of marijuana on the human body, especially over time. Unlike alcohol, marijuana stays in...

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Drugged Driving, A New Frontier in Car Accidents

Drugged Driving, A New Frontier in Car Accidents

DRUGGED DRIVING – A NEW THREAT TO ARIZONA DRIVERS?  Since medical marijuana became legal in Arizona, drugged driving is on the rise. Or is it? Arizona has faced the same challenges as other states that have legalized marijuana for various purposes, recreational use included. However, it is not marijuana that poses the threat as much as it has been prescription drug use that has increased drugged...

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Chandler, AZ, Teacher Causes Fatal Crash

Chandler, AZ, Teacher Causes Fatal Crash

FATAL CRASH – WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES? An elementary school teacher in Chandler, Ariz., is facing murder charges for a fatal crash. This is  according to the Arizona Republic after killing a woman in a car accident. Just earlier this year, 30-year-old Erika Flynn was driving her Toyota Camry on Arizona Avenue in Chandler. Erika did not stop at a red light, colliding into a 66-year-old...

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Arizona's Legal Landscape: Effectiveness versus Freedom

Arizona's Legal Landscape: Effectiveness versus Freedom

The federal government and each individual state have separate bodies of individual laws that have created, implemented and enforced to ensure that all American citizens protection is their right . In addition to basic laws, Arizona is also a ?no-nonsense? state when it comes to laws directed at preventing motorists from driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. More than just the typical rules...

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Prescription Medication: the New DUI

Prescription Medication: the New DUI

With millions of Americans get medication for a variety of ailments each year; it is no surprise that many of these individuals are operating motor vehicles while impaired by these same drugs.  The mentality surrounding driving while impaired by prescription drugs is not the same as that of someone who drinks or uses illicit drugs before deciding to drive.  In fact, many people across the...

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Worst Arizona Vehicle Accidents of 2014

Worst Arizona Vehicle Accidents of 2014

Here in the United States, our vehicles are our freedom. However, with this great freedom comes great responsibility. Vehicle accidents cause hundreds of deaths and even more serious injuries every year in Arizona.



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