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NEW TECHNOLOGY MAY CURB TEEN DISTRACTED DRIVING

Phoenix car accident attorneys at Wattel and York know how destructive distracted driving can be, especially when teenagers are involved. We represent Arizona residents who have been injured by motorists caught texting and driving or otherwise engaging in reckless behavior behind the wheel. In our years of experience winning settlements or jury verdicts for those victims, we’ve seen too many lives destroyed when a driver decides to text or talk instead of keeping his or her eyes on the road.

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TREK RECALLS NEARLY 1 MILLION BIKES

Trek is recalling almost one million bicycles in the USA and Canada following a serious accident that left one victim paralyzed. The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that a quick-release lever on the bikes’ front wheel hub is to blame, as the part rubs against the front disc brake, causing the bike to come to an unexpected halt and flip the rider over the handlebars, or cause the front wheel to separate. Both cases will most likely result in a serious crash.

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PHOENIX INJURY ATTORNEYS SUPPORT DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH

The Phoenix car accident attorneys at Wattel & York laud the efforts of U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and his implementation of Distracted Driving Awareness Month this April. The Secretary has announced the National Distracted Driving Enforcement Campaign, “U Text. U Drive. U Pay.”, as a means of cracking down on texting while behind the wheel. If you have been injured in a texting and driving accident in Phoenix, our team of legal professionals can help you file a distracted driving accident lawsuit to pursue compensation for your injuries.

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AAA STUDY REVEALS PREVALENCE OF TEEN DISTRACTED DRIVING

Car accidents caused by distracted teen drivers are more commonplace than originally thought, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. For the first time ever, the nonprofit organization analyzed crash videos of teenage drivers, gleaning invaluable information about what teens are doing in the seconds leading up to a serious collision. The findings show that distraction is a contributing factor in nearly 6 out of every ten crashes involving teen drivers.

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FATAL HIT AND RUN IN PHOENIX UNDER INVESTIGATION

With more than 45 years of combined experience, the Phoenix hit and run injury lawyers at the firm of Wattel & York can help you demand justice in the aftermath of an accident. When you choose to pursue a lawsuit with the help of our legal team, we’ll put our investigative resources and personal injury expertise to work for you to help you recover the compensation you deserve.

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