Was Roadway Defect A Factor in Your Car Crash?

Motor vehicle crashes claimed the lives of an estimated 40,000 people in 2016, an increase of six percent over 2015, according to the National Safety Council. One principal cause of car crashes can be a roadway defect. What are some common road defects? -Defective road construction -Faulty road design -Wrong…

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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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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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The New Coalition to Improve Interstate 10

The Leader Law Firm has long documented the deadly history of Interstate 10 in Arizona, specifically between Tucson and Phoenix. The Leader Law Firm has handled several lawsuits involving median crossover crash fatalities on I-10. Two Maricopa County juries have returned large, million dollar verdicts against the state of Arizona…

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The Most Dangerous Highway in America

Courtesy of the Auto Insurance Center As the summer driving season kicks off, the Auto Insurance Center has come up with a list of the most dangerous highways in America. Leading the list? Interstate 10, which winds 2,460 miles through eight states, including Arizona. While not the longest Interstate in…

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