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October 2014 Archives

Involved in an accident with a drunk driver, know your options

Being involved in any kind of a car accident can have a tremendous effect on one's life both physically and financially. In some cases those involved in a car accident may not sustain any injuries at all. However, in many cases a car accident can cause severe injuries that can be either permanent or temporary, and sadly in other cases lives may be lost.

Can truck driver fatigue monitoring devices reduce accidents?

In order to understand the impact and burden of truck accidents on drivers, our Arizona readers may find it alarming to learn that according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, semi or large truck accidents that resulted in fatalities increased from a little over 3,200 in 2009 to about 3,800 in 2012. This amounts to an 18 percent increase in fatalities involving a truck in a mere three-year span. Furthermore, during that same timeframe, injuries sustained in truck accidents increased by 45 percent.

Multi-car accident injures four

Arizona residents should be interested to know that a four car accident that occurred in Queen Creek has injured at least five people. According to a spokesperson with the County Sheriff's office the accident occurred in the early afternoon at around 2 p.m.

The impact of drunk driving accidents on others

Arizona residents may find it alarming to learn that over 230 billion trips are taken in cars by Americans every single year, and one in every 2,000 trips of the 230 billion annual trips is taken by someone who is driving while impaired from consuming alcohol. Nearly one in three traffic deaths are caused or involve a drunk driver.

What you should know about car accidents, and your options

We at Keith A. Hammond, P.C. are knowledgeable legal professionals who understand what can happen to unsuspecting drivers following a car accident. Generally, when one is involved in a car accident, in addition to dealing with the other car driver or drivers, the accident victims may have to seek medical attention for their injuries, take time off work to deal with the aftermath of the accident, and suffer emotional and physical pain.

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