Warnock MacKinlay Law
LEGAL BLOG Year: 2017
The Arizona Department of Transportation requires you to remain at the scene when involved in an auto accident in Phoenix, Arizona. Disobeying this order leads to license revocation. However, this law is inapplicable to seriously injured drivers rushed to the hospital for emergency care. A majority of car accidents usually arise due to the following...
Drunk driving, making wrong turns, and texting while steering rank among the top five causes of car accidents globally. Families end up losing breadwinners due to death or severe physical disabilities. Many survivors end up spending plenty of time and money on surgeries as a result of long-term injuries. Urban areas have more incidents...
Being in a car accident in Phoenix can be devastating. In addition, the immediate injuries you might have, you’ll be dealing with the aftermath of an accident for months, or longer. In order to avoid problems that will make your situation worse, there are several things you should do immediately following a car accident. Many...
Every day there are highway car accidents throughout Arizona and the city of Phoenix. Many of these accidents are minor and barely result in any property damage. Unfortunately, there are also many that are serious. Vehicles are wrecked, other property is damaged, and people are injured. When this occurs, one of the most important things...
The legal process of pursuing a claim for wrongful death within the state of Arizona involves multiple stages. A wrongful death is a claim against an individual who can be held liable for another individual’s death. The claim is initiated in a civil action, usually by close remaining family members, as enumerated by statute. Our experienced...
Auto accidents can come in many different types and forms. Some may be single car collisions, and others may involve multiple vehicles. The types of wrecks and the severity of them really depends on the impacts involved. Some auto accidents are considered to be minor fender benders, where all involved can walk away without injuries....
While most car manufacturers go great lengths to make sure their vehicles are well-tested to ensure they’re safe for consumers before they get on the road, there are some situations where there are still major car defects that could result in an accident. There are cars that have inherent flaws in their design, such as...
You never know what will happen when you get behind the wheel. Even if you’re a reasonably safe driver, you can’t account for what others do while on the road. Anyone can be driving a car that is not well maintained or even driving while talking on the phone or texting. And if an accident...
Every year, thousands of drivers lose their lives during drunk driving accidents and even more are involved in serious wrecks that result in property damage and severe personal injuries. If this has happened to you or a loved one, then you know the results can be financially devastating, especially if the injured parties have to...
Any car accident can have devastating results, but when a wreck involves a large commercial truck, then the resulting damage can be insurmountable. Due to the size and weight of semi-trucks, they can completely total a passenger car or even result in the wrongful death of those involved. When that happens, any surviving victims of...
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