Phoenix Personal Injury Law Blog – Breyer Law Offices, P.C.
Lawmakers have tried in the past to pass a statewide texting ban, and they will try again in 2019. Sen. Kate Trophy McGee introduced SB 1165, which would make it illegal to text while behind the wheel unless in hands-free mode.
Why is this bill important? Read the rest »
A Glendale student was struck and injured by a car while she was walking to school on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at the intersection of 47th and Northern avenues. She is a student at Apollo High School and was crossing within the crosswalk. It is unclear why the driver didn’t yield to her. Read the rest »
A pack of six dogs were loose, running down Interstate 17 at Grand in Phoenix on Monday, December 11, 2018. Four of the dogs were caught while two escaped. None were hit by cars, but drivers had to swerve and brake hard to avoid them. Read the rest »
No one wants to think about the possibility of getting into a car accident. However, when you’re shopping for a new vehicle, it should come to mind. How safe would this SUV keep you and your passengers in the event of a crash? What about this sedan? Or a pickup truck?
Other than looking at the safety ratings (which we recommend you do), is there any way to tell? Does the type of vehicle really matter in a crash? The Husband and Wife Law Team is here to tell you more! Read the rest »
The holiday season may be over, but that doesn’t mean the stores are empty. In fact, malls and shopping centers can be just as busy during the first month of the year as they were in the last. People return and exchange items, and often, they’re redeeming gift certificates and gift cards.
Unfortunately, these customers can return home with more than presents. Sometimes, they come back with injuries because the business didn’t show due care to ensure all its customers were safe while on the property. Read the rest »
The number of people who use scooters to get to and from work, school and shopping areas are steadily increasing each day. Scooters are an efficient way to get around town, as they cost less to operate than cars and require less physical exertion than bicycles. More and more people are taking them to work, and more and more students are using them to get to class. Read the rest »
It’s the holiday season once again, and there are a lot of things to be excited about. As plans are made for holiday parties and festivities, though, it’s important to plan a safe ride home, too.
Statistics show that while incidences of drunk driving are lower now than they once were, New Year’s Eve still sees many alcohol-related accidents in Arizona. Read the rest »
Throughout the holiday season, millions of people will be rushing out to buy gifts for their families and friends. Thousands of them will be doing so right here in Phoenix. While the season of giving can be an exciting time, these trips to retail spaces can also be dangerous. Read the rest »
‘Tis the season for children to excitedly unwrap all their new toys and get to work playing with them. Unfortunately, it’s not always happy memories these toys bring. Many toys, regardless of whether or not they have been recalled, can pose certain risks to the children who play with them. Read the rest »
The risk of being seriously injured or killed in a crash increases during the holiday season. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, in 2017, eight fatal crashes occurred on December 22nd, which was the record for the year. Read the rest »