Pedestrian Accident | Phoenix Personal Injury Law Blog - Breyer Law Offices, P.C. - Part 2
Phoenix is a beautiful city to discover on foot, walking around and soaking in all it has to offer. When most pedestrians head out to enjoy the city, they do so safely. However, some pedestrians always think that they have the right of way, and that vehicles must always yield to them.
In the spirit of National Safety Month, we’d like to remind everyone on the roads—motorists and pedestrians—to travel safely at all times. There are many ways to stay safe as a pedestrian, and most of them simply involve paying attention and being aware of your surroundings. Read the rest »
It’s the New Year, time to make resolutions for the New Year to better yourself and better your life. For many this includes a resolution to get fitter and healthier, and maybe even take up jogging. It’s a great resolution to have, but remember before you take that first step that you will be considered a pedestrian and as such, you’ll need to know how to use the “right of way” the right way! Read the rest »
When you’re out chasing the greatest deals of the season, you’re focused on finding the gifts you showed up for, getting in the checkout line, and getting out of the store before the crowd busts through at full force; but, if you really want to keep the day as stress-free as possible, you also have to focus on staying safe this Black Friday and exercising important pedestrian safety actions that will keep you from becoming the victim of a serious accident.
Being involved in a Tempe pedestrian accident, especially at this time of year, could be your worst nightmare come to life. Unfortunately, incidents on the road involving pedestrians are more common than you think, and involve individuals being hit while crossing the street, waiting to cross the street, or walking down a road that has no sidewalks.
While it is important to do everything you can to avoid these incidents, you should also understand the mistakes that can be made, and must be avoided, after these incidents in order to ensure that your rights and recovery are kept intact. Check out the mistakes here, and do your best to avoid them. Read the rest »
Being involved in an Arizona running accident can change your life in ways that you never imagined were possible. For the majority of runners who are involved in collisions with a motor vehicle, running is no longer a possibility, and whether that is a permanent change or a temporary one will have a great deal to do with the severity of the injuries and the location of the injuries sustained. Unfortunately, as a runner, you do not get the right to choose where your injuries occur on your body and how terrible the injuries are that you sustain. That’s why it’s important for you to understand how to make your recovery the best it can possibly be, no matter what the outcome. Here are the top five steps for making your recovery work for you. 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 »
Yuma pedestrian accidents are becoming more and more common as time goes by, and the statistics for those being injured in crashes throughout the city and throughout the state of Arizona are becoming increasingly alarming. Around 10 people die in the total collisions that happen in Yuma each year and more than 915 are injured in addition, according to reports from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). And while these may represent all accidents, statewide pedestrian collision statistics are even more telling. Data indicates that more than nearly 160 pedestrians are killed and nearly 1,360 additional pedestrians are injured throughout the state each year in collisions with vehicles. Although these accidents, and the associated injuries and deaths, are on the rise and becoming more common, no victim feels that their accident in common. Read the rest »
It’s nearing the end of summer, and you know what that means: you will spend as much time outside as possible. Likely, you don’t want to spend your time thinking about whether or not you could possibly be involved in a collision with a vehicle. And you shouldn’t have to spend your entire summer concerned about this topic. However, it’s important to consider the topic and all of the ways you can avoid these incidents before you start heading out for your daily runs and walks around the neighborhood. It’s easy to take care of yourself and avoid having to wonder whether you’ll be safe every time you head out of your home and worry what will happen if you are involved in an accident. Some of the best ways you can protect yourself when you’re out walking around Cave Creek this summer include: Read the rest »
When you go out for a jog or a leisurely walk, you never think that you will be the victim of a Carefree pedestrian crash. After all, you know how to keep yourself safe out on the road. But sometimes, you may not see danger coming, or a motorist may not see you in time to avoid hitting you. Because there are so many different ways that you may find yourself involved in a serious collision with a motor vehicle, it is critical to understand the things that you can do to help protect yourself from danger on every jog, walk down the block, or outing with your pooch or children.
- Always look left-right-left before crossing the street. What’s more, don’t assume that you can beat traffic. Although you have a better gauge of the speed of traffic than a child, you still may not understand how fast a car is really traveling, especially if it is dark, cloudy, or raining. Read the rest »
When you need a great gift for the Hayden runner in your life, you may not know where to turn. You think about shoes, running clothes, sunglasses, and other types of gear, but you may not realize that there are other great gifts that you can give to your favorite runner that will make just as big of a splash. In fact, this holiday season, you should consider some gifts out of the ordinary for the runner in your life. Here are some of the best gifts you can choose from for this holiday season.
- Energy. Runners need a lot of energy to help them keep moving at all times, and the best thing that you can give your runner to help keep them at their best is a pack of high quality energy bars from a recognizable and trusted brand. Read the rest »