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What’s Considered a DOT Recordable Accident?


What’s Considered a DOT Recordable Accident?

Posted On November 13, 2023 In Car Accidents,Personal injury,Trucking Accidents

Accidents are an unfortunate reality of driving. While most accidents involve passenger vehicles, many car crashes are DOT-recordable. These types of accidents can cause catastrophic injuries and even death.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a DOT-recordable accident, contact Shapiro Law Team today.…

How to Avoid Traffic Accidents in Phoenix

Posted On November 8, 2023 In Car Accidents,Personal injury

The number of car accidents has been on the rise in the United States in recent years. Unfortunately, Arizona sees its share of car accidents, most of which occur in larger metropolitan areas like Phoenix. But just how common are car accidents in Phoenix, and how can you keep yourself, your loved ones, and fellow drivers safe?…

Penalties for Driving Without Insurance in Arizona

Posted On October 11, 2023 In Car Accidents,Personal injury

If you’re an Arizona driver, you should know all drivers must have car insurance to drive legally in the state. Arizona has strict regulations to ensure all drivers have car insurance—and the consequences are costly for those who don’t. Continue reading to learn about the fines you could face if you’re caught driving without insurance.…

What if I Was Partly to Blame for My Car Accident?

Posted On August 15, 2023 In Car Accidents,Personal injury

Car accidents are frightening and can happen to anyone. But what if you’re partly to blame? If you find that you’re partially responsible for your car accident, then you likely have a million thoughts and questions running through your head.

Rest assured, you can still get compensation for your collision, even if you were partially to blame.…

Who Is Liable in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

Posted On April 25, 2023 In Car Accidents

Self-driving cars—also called autonomous vehicles—are cars that don’t require an active driver to operate them. While this emerging trend is promising for the future of the automotive industry, it does pose some difficulties.

For example, who is liable for damages caused by a self-driving car in an accident?…

Steps to Take After a Rear-End Car Accident in Phoenix

Posted On April 3, 2023 In Car Accidents

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, rear-end crashes are the most common type of car accident statewide. Knowing what steps to take before you get into a motor vehicle crash is key to keeping all your bases covered. It will save you time and money in the long run.…

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Car Accidents: Causes, Symptoms, and Liability

Posted On March 28, 2023 In Car Accidents,Personal injury

According to the Brain Injury Association of America, a minimum of 2.8 million people sustain traumatic brain injuries annually. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can occur due to severe impact during a car accident. This sudden impact can cause a passenger’s brain to sustain mild, moderate, or severe damages that may be life-threatening.…

What Damages Can I Collect for a Car Accident?

Posted On March 7, 2023 In Car Accidents

One minute you’re commuting to or from the office, then suddenly your car gets rear-ended. This scenario happens to countless people around Arizona daily, yet not everyone involved in an accident knows what kind of damage they can collect. Compensation from a car accident can go far beyond getting repairs for your vehicle.…

Distracted Driving and Pedestrian Accidents

Posted On March 1, 2023 In Car Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents

Taking your attention away from the road and your surroundings can be fatal. Thousands of pedestrians are victims of deadly distracted driving cases every year. Whether it’s responding to a text, drivers talking on the phone, or applying makeup—it can always wait.…

Importance of Witness Statements in Car Accident Cases

Posted On February 6, 2023 In Car Accidents

If you’re in a car accident, collecting witness information could be a major key to winning your car accident case. A witness’s statement can support several aspects of your claim. What a witness or witnesses saw can help clear up exactly what happened and who was at fault.…

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