Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Feb 22, 2017 in Auto Accidents
According to preliminary figures from the National Safety Council (NSC), an estimated 40,000 people were killed in fatal auto accidents in 2016, marking a six percent increase from the previous year and a 14 percent rise since 2014.
2016 displayed the… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Feb 15, 2017 in Auto Accidents
A study published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that millennials, ages 19 to 24-years-old, are the age group most likely to engage in poor driving habits.
AAA researchers analyzed several generations of drivers and their likelihood… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Feb 14, 2017 in Auto Accidents
Arizona has been rated as one of the worst states in the U.S. for driver and passenger protection due to the lack of traffic safety laws.
The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (AHAS), a consumer-based group, released its annual Roadmap Report of… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Feb 08, 2017 in Auto Accidents
An Arizona Senate committee has approved a bill that would ban teens from using electronic devices while driving during the first six months after acquiring a driver's license.
Senate Bill 1080 is Arizona's latest attempt at a small step toward banning… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Feb 06, 2017 in Auto Accidents
Two of Arizona’s cities, Phoenix and Tucson, have been named as the leading cities with the most aggressive drivers in the U.S.
The findings were reported in a study conducted by Automatic, a San Francisco-based connected car company.
Automatic concluded… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Feb 01, 2017 in Auto Accidents
A proposed Arizona bill that would change alcohol and drug testing procedures has gained recent Senate support.
An Arizona state Senate committee has voted unanimously in favor of Senate Bill 1054, known as “Joe’s Law.” The proposed bill would require… Read More
Construction workers are constantly exposed to dangerous work environments that requires constant monitoring and strong safety regulations to prevent injuries caused by workplace accidents.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) extends… Read More
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Jan 24, 2017 in Auto Accidents
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is considering making changes to its procedures involving auto safety recalls due to the rise of over-the-air update technology in new vehicles.
The NHTSA’s consideration to re-evaluate its procedures… Read More
Volkswagen has announced that the company will plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion in penalties, the largest fine issued against an automaker in U.S. history.
Volkswagen lied to consumers and government regulators in a 10-year long… Read More
Arizona increased the state’s minimum wage from $8.05 to $10 per hour on Jan. 1, 2017 after voters passed Proposition 206 during the November general election.
To address questions or concerns regarding Arizona’s new law, the state’s Industrial Commission… Read More