Negligence is a critical concept in Arizona personal injury cases, but many people do not understand what it means. At the Silkman Law Firm, we believe it’s essential for our clients to understand the basic legal principles involved in their … Continue reading

Although truck driver error or vehicle mechanical failures often cause or contribute to catastrophic truck accidents, poor road conditions – due to weather, inadequate road maintenance, or poor roadway design – are another critical factor in many accidents. If you … Continue reading

All vehicle accidents can be devastating and life-changing, whether they involve cars, motorcycles, or semi-trucks. Property damage, serious injuries, high medical bills, and loss of life can result from any roadway accident. Despite similar impacts, it’s essential to understand how … Continue reading

Regular maintenance checks are vital to keeping any vehicle in good working order. This is especially true for large commercial vehicles, which are under considerable mechanical stress week in and week out. These vehicles also weigh up to 20 times … Continue reading

Beyond Physical Harm Psychological Effects of Personal Injury Accidents

Many of the injuries that result from a car accident are immediately apparent, such as lacerations or broken bones. Other physical injuries are less obvious but detectable through X-rays or MRIs. However, people often overlook the psychological effects of personal … Continue reading

There are many dangers and potential consequences to being in any type of traffic accident. However, collisions involving large commercial vehicles have a far greater potential to cause catastrophic damage and life-altering injuries. The size disparity between trucks and passenger … Continue reading

10 Reasons Why You Need a Car Accident Lawyer

If you’ve been injured in a car accident due to another driver’s negligence, you may wonder whether you have cause to seek compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. Thankfully, our Phoenix car accident law firm can review your legal options … Continue reading

Motorists who familiarize themselves with safe driving tips can reduce their risk of getting into catastrophic collisions. Here are some safety tips to remember when traveling on the road.  Understanding Road Safety in Phoenix Critical road safety tips that drivers … Continue reading

Semi-trucks are the lifeblood of the transportation industry. Every year, these machines transport goods across the nation, ensuring that the things we need are where we need them. Unfortunately, these mammoth vehicles can cause catastrophic accidents when mishandled, and these … Continue reading

Semi-truck accidents can be devastating, leading to life-altering injuries, significant property damage, and even fatalities. Truck accident victims are often overwhelmed and not sure what to do next. However, there are three semi-truck accident laws that can help you understand … Continue reading