Auto Accident Lawyer Phoenix AZ
There are obviously too many car crashes, distracted driving is a primary cause, the representation of an experienced auto accident lawyer Phoenix AZ is critical, to see that a fair and reasonable settlement is obtained.
A common cause of car crashes is distracted driving which results in crashes causing serious injuries and fatalities. Different types of distractions include:
1. Visual, taking your eyes of the road
2. Manual, taking your hands off the steering wheel, and
3. Cognitive, taking your mind off of driving
Distracted driving is dangerous, such as using a cell phone or texting while driving, where
all three of the above, distractions are involved.
An auto accident lawyer in Phoenix AZ can investigate what happened, who was at fault
and determine the applicable insurance coverages, that may be available. There may be
liability coverage, perhaps an employer or company commercial policy, or underinsurance
(UIM) or uninsured motorist coverage (UM). All avenues of applicable coverage should be
explored when serious injuries or a fatality occurs as a result of another’s party’s
negligence or wrongful conduct.
Another common cause of car, motorcycle crashes and injuries therefrom are impaired,
drunk drivers. Alcohol, or drugs can adversely affect the skill and judgment that is required
to drive safely. Alcohol, or drugs reduces one’s ability to recognize or respond to driving
situation. Excessive drinking can result in crashes that can cause serious, permanent,
I have represented clients, including drivers, passengers, motorcyclists and bicyclists
who have been innocent victims of a drunk driver, who was speeding, driving erratically,
or not paying attention to the roadway. Sometimes the drunk driver doesn’t even
remember driving or the crash.
Sometimes bars are negligent and overserve alcohol to their customers. I have
represented clients who have been injured due to a drunk driver who was overserved by
• At a Tempe bar on Mill Avenue, the bar served over 14 drinks to a customer, who
then drove his vehicle, and ran over my client, who was bicycling on the sidewalk.
My client suffered multiple leg fractures, and permanent injuries.
• In another Scottsdale bar case, my clients’ vehicle was rearended by an overserved
customer who drove 80 miles per hour on Shea Boulevard. Each client suffered
brain, neck and back injuries.
• In another case, a Tempe bar on Mill Avenue overserved a customer who killed a
motorcycle passenger. I represented the decedent’s mother in a wrongful death
case against the drunk driver and the bar, this is also call a dram shop case.
If a death occurs as a result of wrongful conduct, by a driver or a bar, then a wrongful
death claim may be made by the parent, spouse or child of the decedent. An experienced
personal injury attorney will hire the appropriate experts to support the liability, or damages
An auto accident lawyer Phoenix AZ should be contacted when a crash occurs and serious
injuries are caused. Early representation can result in better investigation evaluation and
a better settlement of a personal injury claim. Contact us today for a free consultation.