The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Whether you are on a long road trip or driving your daily commute, there are a number of possible distractions in the car that can take your attention away from the road. Activities like eating and drinking, adjusting your music, answering your cell phone, and reading a text message may seem relatively harmless […]

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Preventing Car Accident-Related Injuries

Tucson Car Accident Car accidents and accident-related injuries are extremely common. There are an estimated 18,000 car accidents in the U.S. every day, leading to more than six million accidents and over 2.5 million accident-related injuries annually. Furthermore, nearly 10,000 people are killed each year by drivers under the influence of alcohol. Although there are […]

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Whiplash as a Result of a Car Accident

Car Accidents and Whiplash Although usually associated with car accidents, whiplash (also called neck strain) is from any impact or blow that causes your head to quickly jerk forward or backward, resulting in pain. This sudden force stretches and tears the muscles and tendons in your neck.   Don’t Avoid the Pain The pain from […]

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Proving Emotional Distress

Emotional Distress in Personal Injury Unlike a physical injury, there are no X-rays or scars that can be used to prove emotional distress in a personal injury lawsuit. Emotional distress is largely psychological, and plaintiffs can have difficulty proving to a court that they have been emotionally injured as a result of an accident or […]

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Pedestrian-Vehicle Accidents

Vehicle Accidents and Pedestrians There are many things that could contribute to a pedestrian-vehicle accident, including poor property maintenance, sidewalk or parking lot defects, or construction or other debris on walkways. Whether it is a vehicle or property defect that results in injury to a pedestrian, the person injured can recover damages for injuries they […]

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