Arizona Receives a Danger Rating

According to AAA, nearly 43 million Americans traveled over the recent Independence Day weekend. 84% of travelers expected to drive to their destination. Arizona is one of seven states to earn a repeated "danger" rating from the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (AHAS). AHAS is a nationally recognized organization…

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A Chance to Improve Police Hiring Law

This past week, I argued Crepea v. Cochise County (No. 14-16694) in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, California. This case involves the hiring of racist and potentially violent officers; issues that are crucial in light of recent racial tensions in our country. In 2007, the Cochise…

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How To Document Your Personal Injury Claim

Being involved in a car accident or any other type of accident can be traumatic. Sometimes it's a life-changing event. You may have physical injuries, damage to your vehicle, lost work time and emotional distress. You may file a personal injury claim after the accident. Medical bills and repair bills,…

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Fourth Tucson Pedestrian Fatality

Someone in Marana just became the fourth Tucson area pedestrian fatality this week. This continues a recent trend of increasing pedestrian-vehicle accidents. What do we make of this? Drivers, pay attention and don't be distracted. Taking your eyes off the road – even for a moment - can lead to…

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A Deadly Week on Tucson’s Streets

Last week was a deadly one on Tucson's streets - three pedestrians were killed. One of the drivers was arrested for DUI. All of the accidents occurred after dark when visibility is limited. Tucson has seen a number of road related fatalities this year, including bicyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians. According to…

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Another Crossover Fatality on I-10

Yesterday, another fatal crossover accident occurred on I-10 near milepost 221, near Picacho Peak. This accident occurred within what we like to call “the zone.” It refers to a stretch of Arizona highway with no median barriers. Starting at milepost 1, entering Arizona from California, a standard yellow sign warns…

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