Phoenix Personal Injury Law Blog – Breyer Law Offices, P.C.
Since the first traffic light was installed in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1914, the red light has proved to be an effective tool for controlling traffic and preventing accidents. However, traffic signals are not infallible, especially when you factor in human behavior. Read the rest »
No matter what time you land at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), you can slide your phone off airplane mode and order an Uber or Lyft 24/7! Since PHX has a dedicated holding area for rideshare drivers, it should be a quick, painless way to head to your final destination, be it your winter home or the house of a friend or family member.
If you’re flying into or out of Phoenix this summer, be sure to brush up on your rideshare rules. Read the rest »
The Husband and Wife Law Team is proud to announce that Alexis Breyer received an award as one of the Top 10 Best Attorneys for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. Read the rest »
Arizona’s heat can be dangerous and deadly. In fact, in Maricopa County in 2018, heat caused 182 deaths. This number is up from previous years, with 150 heat-related deaths in 2016 and 155 heat-related deaths in 2017. Officials suspect the numbers could be even higher with because of deaths still under investigation. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heat causes more deaths across the nation than all other national disasters combined. Read the rest »
We read about it in the news all the time: Children left in hot cars who then suffer terrible heat injuries or tragically die. The stories tell us about parents and caregivers who accidentally forget children in the car, or who think they have enough time to run into a store and grab a few items before the car gets too hot. Read the rest »
Summer means longer road trips for many people, whether they are enjoying a weekend camping, visiting friends, going to the beach, or traveling to the nearest amusement park. Longer road trips mean more time on the road, more cars on the road, and can mean an influx of tired and distracted drivers. Read the rest »
As summer approaches, more and more outdoor enthusiasts want to get out on the water and recreate. Arizona offers everything from swimming to rafting to boating to fishing and more. With places like Lake Pleasant in Phoenix to Theodore Roosevelt Lake in Tonto National Forest, it’s easy to get out on the water even in one of the hottest states in the nation. Read the rest »
A day of adventure on the water can turn into a nightmare if another boater decides to drink and drive—a far too common occurrence on Lake Havasu. With 300 days of virtually perfect weather, more than 400 events per year, and a pristine, 450-mile shoreline, it is no wonder that Lake Havasu attracts more than 2,500,000 visitors to its shores annually. And as summer approaches, we’ll be seeing more boat accidents. Read the rest »
Until recently, Arizona, along with Montana and Missouri, was one of three states that did not have a statewide ban on texting while driving. Many AZ cities had enacted laws banning cellphone use in some form, but only now has the ban become statewide.
Drivers who engage in texting while driving are a major factor in the increase in distracted driving accidents across the country. According to the National Safety Council: Read the rest »
Inexpensive auto insurance gives you just enough coverage drive legally in the state of Arizona. But those minimums may be far too low if you are involved in an accident with injuries.
Arizona’s mandatory level of coverage is:
- $15,000 bodily injury liability for one person
- $30,000 for two or more people
- $10,000 in property damage
“Liability” means this insurance policy will go toward the other person if you are judged to be at fault for an accident. It will not cover you. That’s assuming quite a financial risk. Read the rest »