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We have had significant media coverage for several of our more significant cases, many of them involving the Arizona Department of Transportation. Click on the links below to see some of the media coverage regarding our larger cases. We will continue to advocate for safer road conditions in Arizona.

Media Coverage

KOLD-TV                  “Another Fatal Accident on I-19 Raises Concerns”

KOLD-TV                   “Deadly Highway.”

KOLD-TV                   “Crossover Accidents on I-10.”

KJZZ-FM                   “Arizona Supreme Court Holds State Liable for Fatal Accident on I-10”

KOLD-TV                    “47 Million Dollar Jury Award.”             “Lack of barriers makes I-10 stretch AZ’s deadly freeway.”

KOLD-TV                   “No Median Barrier Signs.”

Arizona Daily Star    “Lawsuit questions government’s road safety obligation”


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BMW Recalls Over 1 Million Vehicles

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Median Crossover Crash Injures Thirteen

Arizona had yet another median crossover crash this past Friday, involving 13 people and this time, an Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) vehicle was involved in the incident. The crash occurred on Interstate 40, an east-west Interstate that crosses Northern Arizona. The driver of a minivan lost control of her vehicle Friday afternoon, and it rolled…


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Arizona’s Outdated Insurance Minimums

  Every state has different car insurance minimums. Before you can register a vehicle in Arizona, you must show proof of financial responsibility, also known as auto insurance. In Arizona, you must maintain two types of coverage: “Bodily injury” (which pays for bodily injury to others for which you become legally responsible due to an…


I-10 Crossover Crash Turns Deadly

A portion of Interstate 10 was closed for hours yesterday as Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers investigated a multi-vehicle, fatal crossover crash near Picacho. The fatal crash involved two semi trucks and other vehicles and closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 near Marana, causing a 10-mile backup and lengthy delays for motorists…