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Rollover Car Accidents

By Petersen Johnson | May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Rolled over Car Accident

Although incredibly rare, rollover car accidents are some of the most dangerous and legally complicated types of accidents that can occur. Most cases are caused by what is called “tripping”, which is when one car pushes another into a guardrail or median that flips the car. In some cases, there could be a manufacturing defect in …Continue Reading »

Pedestrian Emergency Care after an Accident

By Petersen Johnson | April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Being involved in an accident is terrifying and can lead to serious injury, and as a pedestrian it can be especially painful, if not life threatening. Being completely exposed upon impact can lead to severe injuries, and if the person is lucky to not be severely injured, there will more than likely be some sort of …Continue Reading »

Submitting to Arbitration for Pedestrian Accidents

By Petersen Johnson | March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pedestrian at fault pedestrian accident

Being injured in an accident is a terrible experience, and its even worse if the insurance company offers a settlement that is less than what you need. As a victim, what can you do? One answer is to go straight to court, but that can be time consuming and expensive; but a great alternative is to …Continue Reading »

7 Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in Arizona

By Petersen Johnson | March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Causes of Pedestrian Accidents

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?

By Petersen Johnson | March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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.

With …Continue Reading »

Recovered Damages in a Wrongful Death Claim 

By Petersen Johnson | February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
Wrongful Death Claim Process

 

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 

By Petersen Johnson | February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
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 »

Types of Car Accident Injuries

By Petersen Johnson | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
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

By Petersen Johnson | February 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
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

By Petersen Johnson | February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
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 »

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