Getting around during Thanksgiving weekend has become a tactical game for Arizona travelers, and if you’re traversing the city streets and freeways throughout the state then you know this is a frustrating reality that you just can’t bypass, no matter how hard you try. But avoiding the stress, frustration, missed dinner plans and other ailments associated with Thanksgiving madness doesn’t require tactical gear, just the willingness to follow a few simple tips. Read the rest »
Personal Injury Legal Blog – Breyer Law Offices, P.C.
Most Peoria car crashes involve preventable mistakes on behalf of one or more involved motorists. It’s almost impossible to know which one could have prevented the incident, but it’s safe to assume that any one of them, or all of them, could have been the one that caused the crash. So how do you deal with these little mistakes that cause crashes and how do you keep yourself from being the driver that commits the one mistake that caused the crash, or made it more severe? Here are some of the best tips for keeping yourself out of trouble and keeping yourself from making serious mistakes on the road. Read the rest »
The death of your loved one is never an easy thing to bear, and when that death is the result of a Phoenix wrongful death accident, where the negligence of another person played a significant role in the accident along with the injuries, the pain can be even more difficult to work through. After all, in the case of a wrongful death accident, there is more to think about than just the loss of your loved one, how the accident happened, the funeral arrangements, and how you and your family will find the strength and the will to move on. There is also the question of how and whether the responsible individual can and will be held accountable for their negligent actions. When you have lost a family member in a serious accident, you have the right to be treated with respect and compassion. Read the rest »
It’s the holiday season and you probably have guests coming over, your Christmas tree up and plenty of fun events planned. With this busy season upon us, there are a few simple things you can remember to help avoid personal injury like slips and falls, burns, back injury and more. Here are some ideas to help keep your guests safe.
Salt sidewalks and clean up spills. If you live in an icy area, make sure to shovel your sidewalks and sprinkle salt to help break up any slippery spots. If there are particularly icy areas, place warning signs or orange cones around the area, telling people to avoid the spot. Slipping and falling can cause serious injury and should be prevented if at all possible. The same applies for inside the house. Promptly clean up any spills so no one will slip and fall. Check the floors in your kitchen and bathroom regularly in case there’s a spill. Warn guests of any dangerous areas, including slippery stairways. Again, place warning signs if necessary. Read the rest »
Having fun in the sun is something everyone wants to do all summer long. But if you’re a parent, you’ve got to know when to put a stop to the Arizona swimming accident risks that your children and their friends face every time they get into the pool, and you’ve got to be strong enough to stick to your guns about it. When everyone is having a good time, it can be difficult to be the “bad” guy, but it’s important to remind yourself that you’re doing what’s right to help keep the kids you care about safe and sound in the pool, so they can enjoy the rest of their summer without incident. Here are four scenarios in which you should put your foot down and either stop the fun and fooling around or pull the kids out of the pool. Read the rest »
Phoenix bus accidents, like all other accidents that happen in the Metro area and throughout the state of Arizona, happen fast and often take the victims completely by surprise. Whether you’re walking down the street, crossing the street or driving in a vehicle, you likely won’t see a collision with a bus coming until the bus is already upon you, when it’s too late to do anything but hope that the accident isn’t too bad and doesn’t cause too much damage or too many injuries. Crashes with buses, because they involve such a large vehicle, have the potential to cause severe injuries and fatalities. While there are many different causes of bus accidents in the Metro area, some of the most common incidents are caused by the following: Read the rest »
If you were recently the victim of a Scottsdale bicycle collision then you already know the types of hardships it can bring into your life. You don’t need to know how to avoid these accidents (perhaps in the future, you will) but you certainly do need to know how to move on with your life now that you’ve sustained injuries, missed work, felt extreme physical pain and probably lost your bicycle. If you’re not sure what to do moving forward, and haven’t any clue who to talk to, this list will help you to better understand your rights and responsibilities as you try to get on with your life. Read the rest »
When you have a Chino Valley teenage driver in your household, you may sometimes feel like the world is about to end. You’ve seen all the movies and television shows, and you believe if you deny your kid the right to go out and have fun with their friends that, someway, somehow, they’re going to get their hands on a pair of keys and the consequences will be disastrous. That doesn’t mean, of course, that you should just give in and let your teen driver do whatever they want whenever they want. There are five easy steps you can put into action in your household that will make it easier for you to sleep at night and to let your keys go instead of keeping a death grip on them every time your kid wants to go out with the car. Check out these steps on how to help your kid become a better teen driver so you don’t have an aneurysm. Read the rest »
Tempe pedestrian accidents do not have to happen, and although many motorists tend to blame crashes on pedestrians, the truth is that drivers cause the majority of pedestrian accidents. That means that if you are a pedestrian, you should make every possible effort to keep yourself safe. And in order to do that you not only need to make sure that you follow the rules of the road, but that you also know how to identify unsafe motorists so that you can avoid them. Here are some of the easiest ways to identify poor drivers and get to a safer place. Read the rest »
You’re an adult, and you know that doing stupid things in the pool can lead to Lake Havasu City drowning accidents, but if you’re like most adults, then you probably think that drowning accidents are just for kids. The truth is that many adults sustain serious injuries and die from swimming accidents every year. In fact, the Arizona Department of Health Services (AZDHS) reports that 50 or more adults are seen in the emergency room each year throughout the state for drowning injuries. You don’t have to be one of them. You can protect yourself from injuries sustained in an underwater accident by following these tips. Read the rest »