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Low Speed Collision Injury – You Can Get Whiplash at 5mph

Low Speed Collision Injury – You Can Get Whiplash at 5mph

A low-speed collision or car accident is a collision that takes places at speeds below ten miles per hour.  Often times there is little or no visible property damage done to the bumpers of either vehicle.  However, minimal or nonexistent damage to the vehicles involved does not mean that you haven’t sustained a physical injury. Rear-end accidents are the most common low-speed collision. At low...

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Accident Attorney Answers 50 plus Questions for Victims of Auto Accidents

Accident Attorney Answers 50 plus Questions for Victims of Auto Accidents

Here are 50+ questions and answers from an Accident Attorney to help you deal with the aftermath of an auto accident, including ones involving drunk driving. 1. TALKING TO THE AT FAULT DRIVER’S INSURANCE: When, Why — and When to Hang Up. 1. Should I talk to the at-fault driver’s insurance company? Your first call will be to your insurance company, not to make a...

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Phoenix Accident Attorney Answers 50 plus Questions for Victims of Auto Accidents

Phoenix Accident Attorney Answers 50 plus Questions for Victims of Auto Accidents

Here are 50+ questions and answers from an Accident Attorney to help you deal with the aftermath of an auto accident, including ones involving drunk driving. 1. TALKING TO THE AT FAULT DRIVER’S INSURANCE: When, Why — and When to Hang Up. 1. Should I talk to the at-fault driver’s insurance company? Your first call will be to your insurance company, not to make a...

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Seat Belt Law & Defense in AZ: Does it Reduce the Damages You Can Claim?

Seat Belt Law & Defense in AZ: Does it Reduce the Damages You Can Claim?

Buckle up. It’s the seat belt law. But what if you didn’t? And then were hit by another car? And injured? Two wrongs don’t make a right. But can your wrong lessen your ability to claim damages from another party in wrong, the one who hit you? Arizona, by law, is a comparative fault state [A.R.S. ? 12-2506]. Comparative (sometimes called Contributory) fault means that...

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DUI Law: Civil versus Criminal Court

DUI Law: Civil versus Criminal Court

  The aftermath of a car accident is life-changing for all parties involved, but it can be especially difficult for someone who was seriously injured by a drunk driver. There is some level of unfairness that comes into play when a driver; who is following the rules of the road and driving cautiously; is hit by a driver who made the reckless decision to drive...

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