Blogs Category: Auto Accident

Auto Accident

What are the signs of drowsy driving?

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Oct 15, 2020 | Auto Accident

Safe driving depends on your ability to focus on the task at hand. However, a variety of different factors can make it difficult to drive safely. Just as alcohol use and distraction can limit your ability to react to hazards and keep other drivers safe, driving while…


Consider violations of federal trucking regulation after a crash

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Sep 3, 2020 | Auto Accident

An accident involving a semi-truck can leave you with serious injuries that can last a lifetime. This means that you can end up facing extensive damages in the form of medical expenses, lost wages, and physical and emotional pain and suffering. Dealing with these…


The dangers of driving while sleeping

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Aug 20, 2020 | Auto Accident

The media spends a lot of time warning us about distracted driving and drunk driving and for good reason. These negligent acts kill and injure thousands of Arizonans each year. But there is another form of negligent driving that also puts people at serious risk of…


Be prepared to defend yourself against comparative negligence

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Aug 13, 2020 | Auto Accident

Individuals who are injured in car wrecks tend to put a lot of focus on proving liability. This means presenting evidence that the driver in question acted negligent in some way and showing how that negligence resulted in the car accident that has left the victim with…


Pedestrian killed by hit and run driver in Phoenix

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Jul 22, 2020 | Auto Accident

Many people in the Phoenix area take advantage of walking around our beautiful town and surrounding areas. Whether it’s walking for exercise or to get someplace, usually pedestrians are able to safely share the roads with vehicles. But occasionally a serious accident…


Truck, motorcycle collision in Phoenix kills two

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Jul 20, 2020 | Auto Accident

Distracted driving is unquestionably dangerous on the roadways. Every day in the United States 9 victims are killed in fatal distracted driving related-accidents and 1,000 victims are injured in distracted driving-related accidents. Texting while driving and using and…


Disabled in a car accident? You don’t have to face it alone

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Mar 13, 2020 | Auto Accident

It can happen in the blink of an eye. An individual is on his way to work when all of a sudden he’s hit by another driver. In the aftermath of the crash, he might struggle to recover his physical, emotional, and financial health. Many car accident victims are…


Distracted driving may be more harmful than you think

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Feb 25, 2020 | Auto Accident

We’ve all heard that distracted driving is dangerous. But just of risky is it? The statistics may startle you. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control, distracted driving in 2017 directly caused more than 3,000 motorist deaths. That’s about nine…


Multi-vehicle accident involving semis causes injuries

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Feb 17, 2020 | Auto Accident

A serious accident involving two semi-trucks and several other vehicles traveling on a Phoenix highway lead to four people being taken to local hospitals.


Most fatal motorcycle accidents involve multiple vehicles

On Behalf of Coughlon Law Firm, PLLC. Feb 17, 2020 | Auto Accident

When an Arizona motorcyclist gets hurt or killed in an accident, there are unfortunately many people, including some law enforcement officers, who are quick to assume that the accident is the fault of the motorcyclist. However, the reality is not nearly so clear-cut….