How Road Conditions Play a Role in Truck Accidents

If you’ve been in a car accident in Phoenix, Arizona, you have a lot to deal with, including fixing your car. Unfortunately, your car won’t be worth as much after the accident, but you may be entitled to compensation to … Continue reading

How to Navigate Car Accidents Involving Elderly Drivers

Age-related changes can affect vision, physical ability, memory, and cognitive function, which can adversely affect an older motorist’s driving ability. What should you do when encountering elderly drivers on the road? Unless an older driver’s behavior gives you cause for … Continue reading

Navigating Car Accidents with Youth Drivers

Teen driver car accidents are among the most common type of traffic collisions. Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), teenage car accidents may be particularly common due to driver inexperience. Have you recently been hit by a teen driver in Phoenix? If … Continue reading

Latest Car Safety Tech to Prevent Accidents

Modern vehicles at all price points contain various car safety features designed to reduce the risk of motor vehicle accidents. Although car accident technology can help drivers safely operate their vehicles, motorists must stay vigilant and focus on the road. … Continue reading

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