Arizona Wrongful Death Lawsuits

What is a Wrongful Death Claim? A wrongful death action is brought against a negligent person, business or entity that caused an accident that led to an individual's death. A wrongful death claim provides compensation to the survivors of a loved one who lost their life because someone else was…

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Interstate 19 Crossover Crash Results in a Fatality

The Leader Law Firm is saddened to hear that a Federal law enforcement agent, Walterio Nuñez, died in a median crossover crash on I-19 on Friday, March 9, 2018. The crash occurred on I-19 between Pima Mine and Papago roads. A crossover accident occurs when a vehicle traveling on a divided…

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Proposed Bills that Could Impact Arizona Drivers

The Arizona Legislature is working on a variety of potential new laws that if passed, will affect Arizona drivers. Wrong-way driving Wrong way driving accidents are catastrophic and often fatal. Rep. Eddie Farnsworth, R-Gilbert, has proposed House Bill 2243 to reduce the number of wrong-way drivers. If the bill becomes…

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Four Die in Two Days on Tucson Streets

It's been (another) difficult week on Tucson streets. Four people have died in road-related crashes this week; a pedestrian, a bicyclist and two people were killed in accidents on I-19. The pedestrian fatality occurred this morning when a woman was hit by a TUSD school bus near Ft. Lowell and…

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Arizona Earns Another Red Rating

For the fifth straight year, Arizona was one of the worst states in the country for highway safety, based on the state’s comparative lack of driving-safety laws. According to the annual report from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (AHAS), Arizona has a long way to go towards improving highway…

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I-19 Claims Two Lives to Start 2018

Interstate 19, south of Tucson, has claimed two lives, just two days into 2018. Two people died and four people injured when the pickup truck they were riding in crashed on northbound I-19 Tuesday morning. At least two people were ejected from the vehicle when the pickup truck rolled into…

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