Car Accident

Drunk Driving Collision – What Damages Can I Claim?

2021-10-12T09:12:03-07:00 Oct 09th, 2018|Bicycle Injury, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury Law, Semi-truck Accident, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Wrongful Death|

When you sustain injuries from a drunk driving accident and want to file a claim, one of the first things you will need to know is the kind of damages you qualify for. What are Damages? “Damages” is a legal term used to refer to compensation awarded to you in court and are generally classified

Reasons to Hire a Car Accident Attorney

2021-10-12T09:13:02-07:00 Sep 10th, 2018|Bicycle Injury, Burn Injury, Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury Law, Semi-truck Accident, Wrongful Death|

It can be overwhelming to deal with the aftermath of a car accident. While seeking a doctor and getting checked out should be high on your list, so is finding legal help. Here is why. You Are Filing for a Claim If you believe the car accident was not your fault and you want to

Tesla Settles Recent “Auto-Pilot” Lawsuit

2021-10-12T09:14:41-07:00 Jul 16th, 2018|Bicycle Injury, Car Accident, News, Personal Injury Law, Wrongful Death|

In October of 2016, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced all of his company’s vehicles would be fully self-driving. For the first half of 2017, Tesla Autopilot 2.0’s over-the-air software updated around every three weeks. Since then, the updates have been sporadic (in October of 2017, it had been nearly five months since the last autopilot

Driving While Drowsy May Be Fatal

2021-10-12T09:11:35-07:00 Jun 18th, 2018|Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury Law, Semi-truck Accident|

June is known as National Safety Month. During this month, it’s important to be aware of one of the largest causes of personal injury—auto accidents. Statistics show that 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year, an average of 3,287 deaths a day. Many causes contribute to this horrifying statistic—alcohol, texting while driving, etc.

June is National Safety Month

2021-10-12T08:56:41-07:00 Jun 14th, 2018|Bicycle Injury, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Pedestrian Accident|

During National Safety Month, The Silkman Law Firm wants to help keep you and your loved ones safe. We’re not just just dedicated to helping individuals after they’ve suffered an injury. We want to provide you with information about the safety hazards you encounter daily and how you can prevent them. Auto Accidents and Distracted

Accidents Involving Uninsured Drivers

2021-10-12T09:01:43-07:00 Jun 01st, 2018|Bicycle Injury, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury Law|

No one ever wants to be in any sort of car, motorcycle, or bicycle crash, but if you are, ideally the at-fault driver carries an adequate amount of liability insurance coverage. They cover your expenses, and you don’t pay a dime. Research shows though that 20% of Arizona drivers are uninsured. That’s a 1 in

Auto Accident Claims Involving Uber and Lyft

2021-10-12T09:02:09-07:00 May 10th, 2018|Car Accident, Personal Injury Law, Uncategorized|

Approximately 75 million riders use Uber, and 23 million riders use Lyft. These ridesharing services are convenient, but can cause complications regarding accidents. If your Uber driver gets into a car crash, who’s to blame? If you’re injured by a Lyft driver, can you file a claim? Here’s what you need to know about ridesharing

The Importance of Calling the Police for Your Accident

2018-08-28T04:46:54-07:00 Apr 17th, 2016|Car Accident, Personal Injury Law|

There’s one question we hear a lot from people – “Do I really need to call the police if someone hits me? I mean, what if I’m not that injured or there’s not much damage to my car?” We know what’s motivating the question. The vision of calling the police –sitting in the middle of