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What is the Hours of Service Rule for Commercial Truck Drivers?

Driver fatigue is a common danger many truck drivers face while traveling on long-distance trips, and places them at risk of causing an accident. Because of this, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) created the “hours of service” rule… Read More

5 Tips to Help Motorists Avoid Aggressive Driving

Aggressive driving occurs when a driver endangers another person with his or her actions on the road. Aggressive driving is a factor in over half of all traffic fatalities, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Keep yourself safe on the… Read More

Avoid Distracted Driving by Following These 6 Tips

Each day in the U.S., approximately nine people are killed and 1,153 injured in auto accidents caused by distracted driving. However, motorists can avoid dangerous behaviors like distracted driving by remaining attentive and focused on the roadway. The… Read More

What Is Duty of Care in a Personal Injury Claim?

If you have been injured in an accident, determining which party may be held liable often depends on whether the at-fault party was obligated to ensure your safety and well-being. In a personal injury claim, this obligation is referred to as “duty of… Read More

Types of Injury Claims Workers Can File after a Highway Construction Accident

Construction work zones are common sites on roadways, highways and interstates throughout the U.S. However, these sites place construction workers at risk of suffering a serious injury or death in the event of a car accident. When this occurs, construction… Read More

How Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Work in Arizona?

When another’s negligence causes you to suffer an injury, you may be entitled to compensation from the at-fault party by filing a personal injury lawsuit. A personal injury lawsuit can help you recover compensation for your medical bills, lost wages,… Read More

7 Tips for Safe Driving Near Trucks

Accidents involving commercial trucks and passenger vehicles can be devastating. Due to the size and weight of a commercial semi-truck, these types of collisions can result in victims suffering severe injuries or even death. If you have been injured… Read More

Who Is and Is Not Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Arizona?

Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance system that provides compensation for lost wages and medical treatment to workers who are injured on the job. However, Arizona has specific rules regarding which workers are covered by workers’ compensation… Read More

Signs of Delayed Injuries Resulting from a Car Accident

Car accident victims do not always feel symptoms of injuries immediately after a collision. It can take hours, days or weeks for signs to appear if the symptoms are masked by the adrenaline rush that results from the accident. Additionally, delayed symptoms… Read More

Understanding Cerebral Palsy and When it is Caused by Medical Malpractice

As expectant parents, you want nothing more than to have a healthy and happy baby. However, medical negligence during pregnancy and the birthing process may result in a newborn developing a serious condition like cerebral palsy. The Phillips Law Group’s… Read More

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