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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.

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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 »

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