A Ridesharing Auto Accident Can be Uber Complicated: What You Need to Know Before and After One.Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare apps continue to grow more popular throughout Arizona and the world. Requesting an Uber ride is easy, quick, and usually much cheaper than a taxi. Some people believe – especially Uber promoters – that ride share … [Read more...] about Uber Drivers and Car Accidents | Auto Accident Attorney
After most car crashes, there are generally three types of compensation (also known as “damages”) you can seek. You may or may not need a car accident lawyer depending on the severity of the harm you suffered.Property Damage Only Cases: As a general rule, if you suffered no bodily injuries, you should be able to settle your case with the … [Read more...] about Do I Need a Car Accident lawyer?
As an experienced accident injury attorney I know that in their never-ending quest to maximize their profits, auto insurance companies experiment with various, at times questionable, tactics to deprive accident victims from payment for their injuries and property damage. Some insurers even try to change the laws of some of the states.I Like … [Read more...] about Auto Insurance Company Claims | Accident Injury Attorney
As an auto accident attorney I have noticed that with the New Year, several auto insurance companies began recycling a tactic to deprive accident victims of the fair compensation to which they are entitled. This has been used many times over the years.First, the insurance claims adjuster for the driver-at-fault quickly makes contact with the … [Read more...] about In An Accident? Don’t Be Caught Unaware | Auto Accident Attorney
As an auto accident attorney in Mesa, AZ, I want to give you some insights on what I have found over the years with regard to auto accidents. Car accidents are often caused by driver negligence, or a problem/defect with one of the vehicles involved. Below are some explanations of why this is true.Driver NegligenceThe issue of fault in most … [Read more...] about Auto Accident Attorney | What Causes Car Accidents?
We all have the right to safety, to know that if we are harmed, those responsible will be held accountable, regardless of their occupation. For years, insurance companies and lobbyists have tried to sway state legislators and the public to adopt tort reform to supposedly bring down health care costs and prevent doctors from fleeing to tort … [Read more...] about The Insidious Myth of Tort Reform | Medical Malpractice
If You Liked it, Then You Shoulda Put a Helmet on it!As a bicycle accident attorney I have often thought, what is the hardest thing about learning to ride a bike? The road.Under Arizona law, cyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as motorists. When riding, always:Wear a helmet – it could save your life! Obey all traffic signs, … [Read more...] about Bicycle Accident Attorney – Rules of the Road
As an experienced bicycle accident attorney in Mesa, Arizona it is obvious that more and more Arizonans are pedaling to work out, train, explore, enjoy the outdoors, or get to work, school, and elsewhere. Bike riders face unique challenges on the road and must also obey state and city bicycle laws. Even the safest riders can sometimes get into … [Read more...] about What to Know About Bike Laws and Bicycle Accidents in Arizona | #BicycleAccidentAttorney
At Rowley Chapman & Barney, our firm has a personal injury lawyer who works relentlessly to hold accountable those responsible for injuries, damages, pain and suffering, and lost wages for accident victims all over Arizona. As more vehicles are on our roadways, and more drivers are distracted by their electronic devices, accidents are on the … [Read more...] about Personal Injury Lawyer | How We Can Help You
No, this isn’t another article about the dangers of texting and driving.We can’t ignore the startling reality that our children are growing up faced with the lure of ever-expanding technology. It seems some of our teenagers are living half (or less) of their life in the actual world and the other half in the digital world. We can’t be so naïve as … [Read more...] about Are Smart Phones Making Our Kids Selfie Absorbed?