The City of Glendale paid $3.8 million to settle lawsuits arising from a November 30, 2013 collision involving a Glendale police officer, who was responding to a non emergency call. The officer drove his vehicle on North 67th Avenue and West Glendale Avenue, he was going 71, the speed limit was 40 mph.
Phoenix personal injury attorney Paul Englander has been selected to the 2015 Arizona Super Lawyers. No more than five percent of the lawyers in Arizona are selected.
The Arizona Republic reported July 9, 2015 that a man who was riding his motorcycle when his passenger fell off and died, was arrested in her death.
The February 5, 2015 blog addressed the frequency and alarming nature of wrong-way crashes, injuries and fatalities in the Valley.
It is unfortunate that the roadways that numerous people rely on are also the location of tragedy. Serious automobile collisions can happen at any time and can drastically change the lives of many. Drivers who fail to uphold their duty of care often cause car accidents. Whether it is because they are speeding, texting while driving or failing to yield to other vehicles, a negligent driver creates serious dangers and risks on the roadways.
Every time a driver gets behind the wheel, they could encounter a danger on the roadways. Incidents can occur of all magnitudes on the road, and some could seriously affect those involved and their loved ones. A negligent driver could cause a serious crash that could result in fatalities. This could lead to serious consequences for the liable driver.
Fatal car accidents often need an extensive investigation to uncover what caused the accident and who was responsible for causing the accident. Often, investigations into fatal accident are made more complicated by the fact that the drivers and passengers involved in the wreck are so badly injured, that they cannot tell investigators what happened. As a result, accident reconstruction and forensic analysis is often required to fully understand what happened in a fatal motor vehicle accident.