Pedestrian Accident | Phoenix Personal Injury Law Blog
What If You Were Injured While Jaywalking?
If you were injured while jaywalking, you may still be entitled to compensation. Arizona is a comparative negligence state, meaning it is vital to contact an attorney to help you navigate the court system if you have been involved in a pedestrian accident. The Husband & Wife Law Team is here to help. Call us at (602) 457-6222 today.
Phoenix Car Accident Actually Saves Pedestrians
As parents with a young child in a stroller were attempting to cross a Phoenix intersection on October 14, 2019, a Jeep sped through a red light and barreled toward them. At the last second, another car traveling through the green light t-boned the Jeep and pushed it away from the pedestrians, perhaps saving their lives.
Mesa Drops Fee to Attract More Scooter Businesses
Unlike many surrounding cities, Mesa is interested in increasing the number of scooters, and it hopes that by dropping the business licensing fees from $5,000 to $400 will help. City officials believe that scooters are just another answer to the public demand for cost-effective public transportation, and that more scooters will help connect residents to bus routes and light rail stops.
We Focus on Pedestrian Safety in Las Vegas
Is it Sin City, or crowd city? Las Vegas is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, and people come from all around the world to see the shows, eat the food, get in on the betting, and generally let loose. As a result, groups shuffle around the Strip, packed together as they cross streets, hail taxis, or meet Ubers, and confusion is the order of the day.
Pedestrian Crashes Among Top Ways Arizonans Die Each Year
Walking along Arizona streets can be one of the most dangerous things you do, according to recent data released by the state’s Department of Transportation. In fact, being hit by a car is one of the top 20 causes of death for people living in Arizona. It often happens in big cities, and other studies show that cities like Phoenix are slow to remedy this danger.
Walk to Work Safely!
On April 1, 2019, swap your loafers for sneakers and participate in Walk to Work Day! What began as a promotion in a magazine in 2004, is now promoted by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The goal of the initiative is to increase awareness about the many benefits of walking.
High School Student Hit While Crossing Street
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.
Tempe Scooter Accidents Are on the Rise
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.
In the Holiday Rush, Parking Lots Can Be Danger Zones
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.
Joggers and Runners Can Get in Car Accidents Too…
We at The Husband and Wife Law Team don’t just represent pedestrians and passengers. We represent people who have been hurt while out jogging for exercise or training for their next marathon in Phoenix. While some runners choose to run on trails away from traffic, many put in the miles on the pavement near busy intersections. And when runners are hit by cars, the results can be very serious or even fatal.
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