Is Distracted Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?

Distractions can come in a variety of guises. While you may not think of yourself as being one who participates in distracted driving, you may want to reconsider once you understand the scope of the problem. There is no question about the danger of drunk driving. In fact, drunk driving contributes to about 2 million vehicle crashes annually. Fatalities associated with highway accidents involving two or more cars are over 50% more likely to have alcohol impairment as a factor in the crash. As sobering as those statistics may be, the Centers for Disease Control has identified distracted driving as another major cause for vehicular accidents.

How to Get the Largest Settlement for your Car Accident

Everyone wants to know how to get the most amount of money for their car accident.  If you were in a car crash caused by someone else and you are injured, why not try to get the biggest settlement possible? No two car accidents are alike.  From the perspective of maximizing a settlement, some are bad, some are good and most are in between.  Let’s discuss the good and bad.

Arizona Bike Week 2013: more bikers and more injuries

Arizona Bike Week 2013 is here! It is a fun exciting time for bikers all over the Valley and the festival brings bikers in from all around the country to celebrate their love and appreciation for motorcycles.  With various events happening around town and the increased bikers on the road, drivers of cars, trucks and

Fatal accident on 101 reminds us to drive carefully

Every day in Arizona there are numerous car accidents, ranging from small fender benders to major pile-ups.  Injuries can also range from very minor to fatal.  A rollover accident on the Loop 101 this afternoon was one of the more serious incidents probably for the entire month.  In the two-car collision, a vehicle rolled over

Families Suffering After Fatal DUI Crash

Fatal DUI Crash Leaves Families Suffering, But Matthew Lopez Law Can Help A suspected drunk driver is facing some serious legal troubles after hitting 3 people standing at a bus stop this morning in Phoenix.  Two of the victims died and the third person is suffering from non-life threatening injuries.  While the driver is certainly

Matthew Lopez Law will collect for red light runner victims

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Faulty airbags during car accident? Hire Matthew Lopez Law for your protection

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Mulch Mess on I-10! Injuries avoided… this time

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Loop 303 Closed in Surprise—Another Fatal Accident

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Stay Safe While Riding the Bus

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Expect Car Accidents to Flood the Valley this Week

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Life Cut Short – SRP Truck Hits Bicyclist in Phoenix

On Wednesday morning there was a fatal collision between a Salt River Project vehicle and a bicyclist in Phoenix.  The incident occurred at the intersection of 19th Avenue and Broadway Road.  The bicyclist, 20-year-old Luis Edwardo Santalla, was riding his bicycle westbound in the crosswalk when the driver of the SRP dump truck made a

Truck Rollover in Phoenix at I-10 Mini-stack – Creamer Spill!

This morning, there was a semi truck that rolled over on the I-10 and the mini-stack.  Apparently, the truck was carrying creamer and the wreck caused the creamer as well as fuel to leak onto the freeway.  Due to the cleanup efforts, this portion of the freeway will be closed for several hours this morning.

Fatal Collision on 40th Ave and Peoria

Early this morning a woman was killed after a car accident on Peoria Avenue near 40th Avenue. The woman was crossing Peoria when she was hit by a car. Police have shut down the intersection for several hours to conduct their investigation. Police also said the driver of the vehicle did stop and is cooperating

Drunk Driver Hits City Bus in Tempe. Don’t be Impaired by the Insurance Company – Hire a Lawyer!

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43rd Ave and Cactus Phoenix, AZ – Woman Killed by Driver

Early this morning a woman and her husband were crossing the street at 43rdAvenue and Cactus in Phoenix, Arizona when the woman was hit and killed by acar travelling through the intersection.  Police say the car that hit the woman may have first been hit by another car.  As of now, it is not clear

Odorous Waste Accident in Phoenix. That Stinks! Won’t be a Wast to Call an Accident Lawyer!

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