Accident Injury Blog
Accident Injury Blog

Posts By: Petersen Johnson

In 2016, more than 1400 Arizona pedestrians were injured in accidents, and sadly, 147 individuals lost their lives while walking in Arizona. Our state is one of the country’s worst for pedestrian accidents. Naturally, there are many reasons for these accidents ranging from distractions to poor driver habits, and poor pedestrian caution. Arizona authorities have …Continue Reading »

how are pedestrians responsible for car accidents

The barometer for measuring whether a pedestrian’s actions caused a car accident is the word “unreasonable”. In other words, pedestrians are almost never the cause of a motor vehicle crash. Yet, when a pedestrian behaves in an unreasonable way and that unreasonable action causes a car accident, the barometer swings toward being a pedestrian-caused incident.

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If you know someone who died because of someone else’s actions, it may be possible for that person’s family to recover damages from the loss in a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death case happens when someone causes an accident killing someone. Close family members have the right to bring a lawsuit to recover financial damages from the …Continue Reading »

Step by step wrongful Death process

In Arizona, wrongful death means someone has died and the deceased family believes someone is responsible for their loved one’s death. The process of proving the wrongful death involves making a claim against the individual and moving through a multi-step process in Arizona. These proceedings happen in civil court and are usually filed by close, surviving …Continue Reading »

Man with a leg injury

“Were you hurt?” is usually the first question you are asked when you tell someone about your automobile accident. Depending on the type of vehicles involved, the speed the cars were traveling, and many other variables, injuries go hand in hand with car collisions. When you are hurt in an accident and perhaps cannot work right …Continue Reading »

Fatal dog bite accidents in Arizona

07 Feb
Fatal Dog Bite Accidents in Arizona


American households are home to roughly 78 million dogs. With that many dogs throughout the country, naturally some are going to bite. But according to the United States Center for Disease Control, even if you ARE bit by a dog, only about 20 percent of the dog bites in our country cause an injury, bruised …Continue Reading »

Things to Do if You are Bitten by a Dog

Dogs have become a huge part of American culture. As baby boomers age and empty nesters yearn to care for a “little buddy”, more Americans are owning dogs, and even more

are abandoning the notion of leaving pets at home. Instead, people are taking dogs to dog-friendly restaurant patios for meals, to dog-friendly stores as they …Continue Reading »

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

Enjoying the outdoors on a walk or walking for transportation in Arizona are among the benefits of living in a warm climate year-round. With distraction at the wheel now blamed for about 11 percent of all automobile accidents in Arizona—a statistic that is growing–pedestrians are at risk as often as fellow drivers. There are more …Continue Reading »

Bitten by a Dog in Phoenix

Millions of people across the US own dogs as pets since they are wonderful companions to young and old alike. Dogs are also used for racing, in show events, contests of agility, hunting, for guarding buildings or residences, and for military and law enforcement. Recent studies seem to strongly suggest that having a dog may …Continue Reading »

slip and fall case evaluation

Missed work, pain, trips to expensive specialists, x-rays and other tests can become the new normal for someone after a slip and fall. If you or a loved one has experienced an unexpected fall, it will not be long before bills begin to pile up. You might be thinking of pursuing a personal injury lawsuit …Continue Reading »

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