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
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
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.
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
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
On the 300 or more sunny days of the year walking in Phoenix isn’t a bad choice. It’s the few rainy days that make it dangerous for many pedestrians. Of the 109,554 automobile accidents that happened in Arizona in 2014, 13,883 were weather related including 3,152 rain related accidents according to Valley Metro. The lesson?
You’re running across the street in the middle during a lull in the traffic. One second it’s all clear, the next second a car comes out of nowhere and clips you. Or maybe the light just changed and you’re almost to the other side when suddenly a car making a right turn hits you. Is
You’re walking across the street and you’re hit by a car. It’s a terrible accident and it happens more than it should. It is estimated that more than 1,500 pedestrian accidents happen each year in Arizona resulting in 1,300 injuries and more than 100 fatalities. You have rights even if you were walking against the