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The state of distracted driving rules in the greater Phoenix area

Arizona is one of the few remaining places in the United States that does not have a full statewide ban on texting while driving. However, this does not mean such conduct is legal everywhere in the state. Currently, cities and counties can put their own rules in place against cellphone-related distracted driving.

What this means is that, throughout the state, including here in the greater Phoenix metro area, there is a great deal of variation on what is and isn’t allowed when it comes to cellphones and driving. Some communities opt to put special restrictions on drivers on this front, while other do not.

Personal injury claims: a guide

Sometimes you are in an accident or are injured in a situation and you may not be sure what to do or where to go next. Often, you can seek a lawyer about a personal injury claim. The law of personal injury makes it possible for individuals to go to court and receive compensation for the damage caused.

You may think that seeking out a lawyer to file a claim against another person or business is extreme, but in reality, it happens all the time.

How to Get What Your Deserve Out of Colossus

Used by several large insurance companies, Colossus is a computer program developed by the insurance industry and used to calculate the settlement value for car accident injury cases. It was first licensed in the 90's and became popular after Allstate started using it to standardize their claims handling process.

Everything You Need to Know About Gap Insurance

Learn how gap insurance works and if it's for you.

If you are ever in a car accident, gap insurance can potentially save you thousands of dollars. If you have a loan or lease on your car, gap insurance - or guaranteed asset protection - recovers the difference between what you owe on your car and the actual value of your car if it is totaled. To determine if gap insurance is necessary, it is important to understand how it works and how to calculate your potential liability.

The Physical Effects of a Car Accident

A car accident is a very stressful event, the short- and long-term physical effects of a car accident can be debilitating.

There are a variety of physical effects of a car accident, such as injuries you may have sustained during your collision. Depending on the severity of the car accident, you may have been lucky enough to walk away with a bruise or scratch or, you may have been taken to the hospital for broken bones, deep cuts, or head trauma.

Stay Safe While Traveling during Spring Break

Here are 5 Tips keep You Safe While Traveling During Spring Break

It's a week before Spring Break and a lot of people are getting ready to travel to a different state or a different town to enjoy their vacation with friends and family. It's a beautiful tradition for a beautiful time of year, taking an entire week to get out and enjoy the early bloom of Spring (if you're traveling out of State, that is), before diving back into school and work and the last few months before summer. If yours will be one of the many families traveling this Next week, here are 5 tips to help you stay safe while traveling on the road:

Spinal Cord Injury After a Motorcycle Accident

Thousands of people are injured in motorcycle accidents each year, several of whom suffer a spinal cord injury.

A spinal cord injury is quite common in a motorcycle accident. Depending on the severity of the accident, the spinal cord injury can range anywhere from mild impairment to complete paralysis or even death. The spinal cord plays a critical role in communication with the brain and the motor function in the body so when it is injured, the brain can lose its full ability to send its messages throughout the body.

5 Benefits of Hiring a Lawyer After a Car Accident

Hiring a lawyer can help you get the most out of a car accident that wasn't your fault

Getting into a car accident is a terrifying thing ... especially when it wasn't even your fault. It can be frustrating and exhausting having to deal with insurances. That's why we highly recommend you hire a lawyer to ensure you get treated fairly in the handling of your claim.

5 Steps to Take if Bitten by a Dog

Dog bites occur more often then you may think. Do you know what to do if it happens to you?

Every year approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur in the United States and 1 out of 5 of those bites becomes infected. That means that every 75 seconds in the United States a someone is being bitten by a dog, making more than 1,000 citizens in need of emergency medical care every single day!

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