Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Dec 18, 2015 in Auto Accidents
On Dec. 17, a Maricopa County jury awarded two families $47 million in a case against the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). The families had each lost a family member in a 2008 crash.
On May 18, 2008, two women were traveling from Tucson to… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Dec 17, 2015 in Auto Accidents
In 2014, car accidents caused by drunk drivers accounted for nearly 32 percent of all traffic-related fatalities across the nation.
In Arizona, 226 people died as a result of DUI car crashes last year, which accounted for 34 percent of all traffic deaths… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Dec 15, 2015 in Auto Accidents
A fatal bus accident claimed the lives of two Phoenix residents early Sunday morning. According to the Phoenix Police Department, the crash occurred near the intersection of Thomas Road and North 79th Avenue.
Just before 7 a.m., a local transit bus came… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Dec 14, 2015 in Auto Accidents
Two drivers were seriously injured in a wrong-way crash early Monday morning on interstate 17 in Phoenix.
Around 12:30 a.m., the Arizona Department of Transportation began receiving calls that a vehicle was going south in the northbound lanes of the… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Dec 07, 2015 in Auto Accidents
A list of U.S. states with the worst drivers has been compiled by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA.) While you may think Arizona drivers are the best, you may be surprised to hear that Arizona ranked number six on the list.
NHTSA… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Dec 04, 2015 in Auto Accidents
In 2014, traffic fatalities dropped to an all-time low - the lowest number ever seen since record keeping first began in 1975.
Unfortunately, this trend has not continued, as it is estimated that auto accidents and traffic fatalities have significantly… Read More
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced that 19 people have contracted a potentially deadly E. coli infection after consuming rotisserie chicken salad sold by wholesale retailer, Costco.
Food poisoning from certain strains of E.… Read More
Data collected from recently conducted research shows wheelchair users are more likely to be killed in vehicle-pedestrian accidents than pedestrians who are walking or riding a bicycle.
Additionally, the data shows a staggering amount of wheelchair-confined… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Nov 25, 2015 in Auto Accidents
The trucking industry is currently trying to pass a bill that would lower the commercial driving age to 18, allowing teenagers to operate 80,000-pound vehicles.
However, many are opposed to the bill, stating it will lead to a sharp increase in truck… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Nov 24, 2015 in Local
As Thanksgiving Day approaches, you will likely be one of the 46.9 million Americans who plan on traveling for the holiday.
In fact, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the most traveled day of the year in the United States.
With increased traffic… Read More