Important Witnesses That May Be Needed in Personal Injury Cases

When you or a loved one has been harmed or injured in an accident or incident, you have recourse of which you should to be aware. At the time of the injury or incident, emotions are high and those involved may be acting on automatic pilot. Important information may go unnoticed or be forgotten. Being aware of those things and people that will help you in a claim for damages will greatly increase your odds for a satisfactory resolution.

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

Chandler motorcyclist takes a deadly turn

A deadly motorcycle crash in Chandler on Tuesday reminds us of the dangers that motorcycle drivers face everyday.  The accident that occurred at Cooper and Germann was caused by a driver of a car turning right on a red into the intersection without seeing the oncoming motorcyclist.  The motorcyclist attempted to avoid the crash by

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.

Can’t Settle a Personal Injury Case? File a Lawsuit!

Insurance companies develop a database that shows the history of personal injury attorneys – whether they are aggressive or will simply just layover in an effort to settle a car accident case as quickly as possible. As a an attorney, it is important to develop an aggressive reputation amongst insurance companies. I have handled countless

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

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1 Dead in Glendale, AZ Rollover – 83rd Ave and Bell.

Early this morning, a truck carrying three men was involved in a car accident at 83rd Avenue and Bell in Glendale, Arizona.  Allegedly, the driver of the vehicle lost control of the truck when it hit the median.  All three men were ejected from the vehicle.  A 52 year old passenger died as a result