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NHTSA ISSUES SAFETY ADVISORY ABOUT REDUCING PEDAL ERROR

The Phoenix car accident attorneys at Wattel & York want Arizona drivers to be as safe as possible when they get behind the wheel. It’s important that drivers follow the rules of the road and operate vehicles responsibly by not drinking or texting while driving. But there are other common problems that pose risks while driving, including “pedal errors.”

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GROUNDS FOR FILING A PHOENIX SWIMMING POOL ACCIDENT LAWSUIT

Along with all the fun days at the pool, picnics and trips to the park, each summer comes with a host of preventable tragedies as well.
The Arizona premises liability lawyers at Wattel & York urge everyone to stay safe this summer, especially at the pool where injuries are common to occur. When accidents do happen, it’s also important to know your legal rights.

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REGULATORS AIM TO ELIMINATE “NOVELTY” MOTORCYCLE HELMETS

The Department of Transportation (DOT) says that fatalities from motorcycle accidents are disproportionately high across the nation, a problem which may be partly attributed to the use of substandard or “novelty” helmets. Such helmets are often cheaper and more fashionable than federally-approved versions, but their flimsy design and cheap materials put riders at risk for catastrophic injury.

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ARIZONA BOAT ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS HELPING VICTIMS RECOVER

Arizona may not be oceanfront property, but our state undoubtedly maintains its fair share of recreational boating areas. From Lake Havasu to its raging rivers, AZ is home to some of the top tourist destinations for water sports enthusiasts – and regularly draws locals into the scene as well.

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GM APPROVES 100TH IGNITION SWITCH DEATH CLAIM

General Motors’ compensation fund announced on May 18 that it had approved its 100th death claim related to faulty ignition switches in the company’s recalled cars. Though the number exceeds the corporation’s initial estimate of 13 deaths in this matter, it is still far lower than the number of death and injury claims that have been filed thus far.

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