Phoenix Injury Lawyer Blog

March 24, 2015

Rollover Crash on Loop 202 Injures 7 near Tempe

32315%282%29.jpgWho is at the greatest risk for being involved in a car accident while in the Phoenix area? It is a question without a simple answer. Dozens of factors combine to cause accidents every day and many of them involve drivers who did nothing wrong. Nonetheless, some motorists are at a greater risk for being involved in a collision than others. Teenagers are considered a high-risk type of driver in part because they lack the skill set that older, more experienced motorists have while behind the wheel. At the other end of the spectrum, elderly drivers are also likely to be involved in accidents but unlike teens, these collisions may be the result of physical ailments like decreased vision or as complications of the aging process.

Other factors that lead to a large number of collisions include motorists who are distracted while driving, those who operate a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, those who drive too fast for conditions, and those who fail to put safety first. When these factors are combined, the risks for a collision increase exponentially and they threaten not only the offending driver but also anyone in that driver's vehicle.

When a car accident happens in the Phoenix area, including Mesa, Chandler, Glendale, Scottsdale, and Tempe, those victims who are hurt in the collision may be entitled to seek financial compensation for their losses. A typical claim can enable a victim to obtain payment for hospital and medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering but the actual relief available will vary depending on a specific collision. Speaking with a personal injury lawyer in Phoenix can help you realize whether you have a valid claim if you have been injured in a collision.

A car full of at least eight teenagers and people in their 20s was involved in a rollover accident on Monday night, and police in Phoenix say that all eight people were injured to some degree. The incident happened near 12th Street and Hearn Road and prompted a response by local emergency medical personnel. Four people involved were hurt but were able to leave the scene without additional emergency treatment. The other four all had to be taken to area hospitals and three of them were listed in critical condition due to the crash.

It is not clear at this time which victim was behind the wheel or why the crash happened but authorities have stated that more details will be revealed to the public when they are confirmed. It is possible that the vehicle was traveling in excess of the posted speed limit in the area and that the speed may have been one factor that led to this rollover collision.

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March 24, 2015

Accidente De vuelco en Scottsdale Mata a 1

3515%282%29.jpgLos accidentes de vuelco son muy publicitados en el área de Phoenix y a menudo reciben más atención en los medios de comunicación que otras formas de colisiones. Las razones por esto varían, pero en general, la gravedad de un accidente de vuelco esta alta y el riesgo de lesiones significativas, atrayendo la mayor atención y destacando los peligros planteados por estos accidentes. Además, los vuelcos son menos comunes que otros tipos de accidentes como colisiones traseras y por lo tanto su posición más única entre choques vehiculares conduce a su publicidad.

Las causas de los accidentes con vuelcos pueden ser complicados de detectar, ya que múltiples factores pueden estar involucrados. En muchos casos, un impacto inicial con otro vehículo o un objeto fijo conduce a que un carro se de vuelta, pero en otros, no hay contacto inicial y el vuelco pasa por otras razones, incluyendo la velocidad, el diseño de una carretera, o incluso un neumático quemado. La causa de la volcadura puede determinar quién es legalmente responsable por los daños y perjuicios sufridos por la víctima, pero no determinará si la víctima tiene derecho a alivio. Las leyes en Phoenix garantizan el derecho de buscar una recuperación por una víctima cuando la víctima se ve perjudicada por las acciones de otro, sin importar quién es la otra persona.

Si tiene alguna pregunta o si usted está buscando respuestas después de un accidente de volcadura de carro en Phoenix, usted puede obtener la ayuda que necesita hablando con un abogado de lesiones personales.

Temprano esta mañana, una volcadura de carro ocurrió en el Loop 101 hacia el sur, cerca de Chaparrel Road en Scottsdale. Los equipos de emergencia respondieron a la escena y evaluaron al menos una persona adentro del carro que estuvo involucrado en el accidente, pero desafortunadamente, las lesiones de esa persona eran demasiado graves y la víctima murió como resultado del accidente.

La colisión obligó que las autoridades cerraran el Loop 101 hacia el sur a Indian School Road mientras los equipos trabajaban para limpiar los escombros y regresar la carretera a su estado normal. El incidente ocurrió en las primeras horas de la mañana y todos los carriles se volvieron a abrir antes de 5:00 a.m.

Conclusiones sobre la causa del accidente no han sido publicadas en este momento ni información con respecto a la víctima que perdió su vida, pero la policía dicen que hay una investigación en curso sobre este asunto.

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March 20, 2015

Wal-Mart Settles Portion of Lawsuit involving Crash with Tracy Morgan for $10 Million

006.jpg On June 7, 2014, comedian Tracy Morgan rode in a vehicle with several other friends and comedians as it traveled on the New Jersey Turnpike. Morgan was in a bus when the bus was involved in a six-vehicle collision that was allegedly started by a semi-truck which was owned and operated by Wal-Mart. As a result of the truck accident, several people were seriously injured and one man lost his life.

Now, according to court documents, Wal-Mart has settled a portion of the claim brought by the family of the man who lost his life to the tune of $10 million.

The victims involved who were with Morgan in the bus brought claims for their injuries and alleged that the driver of the Wal-Mart semi-truck had not slept in more than 24 hours and that he fell asleep while behind the wheel, causing the collision that left them damaged. The victims further claimed that Wal-Mart, as the driver's employer and the owner of the truck at issue, knew or should have known of the driver's condition and that their failure to take action was negligent.

The crash left Morgan, best known for his acting on the TV shows "30 Rock" and "Saturday Night Live," with a broken leg, broken nose, and several broken ribs as well as a traumatic brain injury. Morgan's leg was particularly damaged and required surgical repair as well as rehabilitative treatment that the comedian is still undergoing at this time. In addition to Morgan, two other comedians and two bus employees were injured. A third comedian, James McNair, was killed in the crash.

The surviving family members of James McNair brought suit alleging wrongful death and made a claim against the semi driver and Wal-Mart. In January of 2015, the family's attorney announced that a settlement had been reached with Wal-Mart but that the amount was confidential. Recent court documents disclosed the amount as $10 million, a settlement that will go to McNair's family members to compensate them for their losses, though no amount of money can ever be considered adequate when a person is killed.

The recently disclosed settlement reflects an agreement to end the claim by the family of James McNair only and does not terminate the claims made by Morgan or the other individuals harmed in the accident.

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March 19, 2015

Car Accident in Phoenix Injures 2 Men

31915.jpgWhen you get into a car, you place your safety in the hands of the person who is driving that vehicle. If the driver speeds, follows too close for safety, fails to yield the right-of-way, or otherwise acts in a negligent manner, you may be at an increased risk for being involved in a car accident in the Phoenix area. Few people analyze the risks and potential consequences of their presence in a vehicle when they know the driver of the car, like when riding with a friend or family member, but for thousands of accident victims in Arizona every year, the driver of the car makes all the difference in the world.

In addition to a potential threat posed by a driver of the vehicle in which a passenger rides, passengers must also concern themselves with the driving habits of other motorists in their area. The sad truth of vehicular transit is that even if one driver is as safe as possible, that driver and those people inside his or her car may be involved in a crash if another person nearby drives in a reckless manner. Regardless of how a collision occurred or which driver or drivers are to blame, if a passenger is hurt in a car accident in the Phoenix area, that passenger may be entitled to seek financial compensation and may be able to recover for any and all losses incurred as a result of the crash. It can be complex to understand and apply the law in these scenarios but speaking with a personal injury attorney can help you sort through your options and understand your rights as they apply to your case.

Police in Phoenix have confirmed that two men were injured in a Phoenix car accident that happened in the early morning hours on Wednesday. At this time, it appears that the single-vehicle accident occurred near Deer Valley Road and I-17 and that as a result, two individuals, ages 21 and 23, were ejected from the car before it came to a rest. Both people were male and both sustained serious or critical injuries due to the accident, an incident that is still being reviewed by local police.

Police are unsure which man was driving the vehicle or why the car crashed at this time but they are reviewing all relevant facts to determine whether speed and/or impairment were factors. The outcome of their investigation may determine whether either victim will be cited or charged criminally as a result of this accident.

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March 18, 2015

Suspected Intoxicated Driver Plows into Pedestrians in Phoenix Parking Lot

31815%282%29.jpgWhen a drunk driving accident takes place in Phoenix, the victims of that crash may be confused about what happens next and what options they possess for legal relief. In some cases, local or state police may arrive at the scene and assess the suspected intoxicated driver, potentially arresting that individual or otherwise issuing charges in the crash. In other cases, an impaired motorist may flee the scene before police have the opportunity to arrive and investigate. This can spurn a subsequent investigation into who the driver was, who owned the vehicle, and whether certain laws were violated prior to and during the crash.

If the police issue citations or criminally charge a suspected drunk driver, it is important for injury victims of that crash to understand that any penalties stemming from those charges are not designed to benefit the victim directly. Instead, fees, fines, and incarceration are possible punishments and are designed to benefit the State of Arizona and the community at large. If a victim wants to seek relief for his or her injuries, that victim may be entitled to do so but will have to take certain steps to initiate the process. Speaking with a personal injury attorney in Phoenix can help you understand whether you have a valid claim and, if so, whether you may be entitled to payment for your losses.

Police in Phoenix have confirmed a collision between a vehicle and a group of pedestrians that occurred on Wednesday morning and that left at least one person with significant injuries. According to reports, a 24-year-old male driver in a personal vehicle drove into a crowd of pedestrians in a bar parking lot, colliding with at least one individual and trapping that individual between the front of the vehicle and against a second car. The incident, which happened near Washington Street and 54th Street, caused police and emergency crews to respond to the scene and evaluate the pedestrian who was hurt but was expected to survive. That individual was taken to an area hospital with undisclosed injuries.

The driver of the car at issue remained at the scene and spoke with police. Reports indicate that the alleged assault may have started with a verbal altercation between the group of pedestrians and the driver though the exact exchange of words has not been confirmed. The 24-year-old driver was arrested and is facing charges including assault and suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

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March 16, 2015

Pedestrian Killed in Phoenix Car Accident

31715.jpgWhen collisions are analyzed with statistics, it turns out that a driver of a vehicle is usually to blame when a pedestrian crash happens in the Phoenix area. Even where both the pedestrian and the driver may share some of the blame, the laws in Arizona may enable the pedestrian to obtain financial compensation for his or her damages. The walker must seek this relief after a crash and often can recover for things like medical and surgical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Victims may seek the help of a personal injury attorney to bring this claim or merely to learn about the relief that may be possible for them, including whether payment may be possible. In some cases, multiple claims can exist and compensation may be possible against an at-fault driver, the owner of a vehicle, a city or municipality, a corporation, or even the pedestrian's own insurance company. As the facts surrounding a crash determine much of the legal fallout, it is a good idea to learn about your specific options if you have been injured.

Unfortunately, a pedestrian is at a marked disadvantage when an accident with a vehicle occurs because there is nothing surrounding that walker to protect him or her from the direct impact when it happens. Pedestrians are almost always injured in these accidents and in the worst cases, these victims may lose their lives. Police in Phoenix confirmed one such tragic crash on Saturday evening and have also confirmed that the pedestrian victim involved was killed due to an accident, a fact that is leaving the community of Phoenix in mourning.

Officials have stated that a pedestrian was crossing the road near the intersection of Seventh Avenue and Pima Street in a marked crosswalk when a pickup truck approached and collided with the walker. The victim, a 28-year-old man, initially survived the impact and was taken to an area hospital but his injuries were too extreme and he died shortly thereafter. Officials were able to speak with the driver of the pickup truck and they have reported that they do not suspect intoxication at this time; however, no explanation as to why the crash happened has been released and it is also not clear whether the driver will face any charges related to this incident.

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March 13, 2015

Un Choque De Vuelco en Phoenix Conduce a La Muerte de un Pedestre

3315%282%29.jpg¿Entiende los riesgos asociados con la conducción de un vehículo o viajar en un automóvil como pasajero? Las probabilidades son que mientras usted este consciente de la posibilidad de que un accidente de carro ocurre es posible que no se dé cuenta de qué tan probable es estar involucrado en un accidente, en lugar de creer que nunca le pasara. Cada año, millones de americanos tienen la misma creencia, pero sus pensamientos se desvanecen cuando se convierten en víctimas de una colisión o cuando sus seres queridos están lesionados o heridos en un accidente. Solo Arizona ve más de 100,000 accidentes de tráfico en un año típico y un gran número de esos incidentes se concentran en el condado de Maricopa, casa para Phoenix y sus ciudades circundantes incluyendo Scottsdale, Tempe, Glendale, Mesa y Chandler.

Mucho menos apreciado que el riesgo de ser herido en un accidente de carro es el riesgo que enfrentan a diario los peatones que optan por caminar a lo largo de o cerca de una carretera, calle o intersección en el área de Phoenix. Aunque las leyes del estado pueden requerir motoristas a ceder el derecho de paso a estos caminantes, muchos no obedecen estas leyes y en vez se ponen ellos mismos y a los peatones en riesgo de una colisión. Cuando ocurre un impacto entre un carro y una persona, el peatón casi siempre se lesiona debido a la dinámica pura que pasa en el impacto: el tamaño grande y pesa de un carro, el pequeño, naturaleza de un peatón sin protección, y la velocidad involucrada siendo sólo una muestra de estos factores.

Una colisión que deja a una víctima herida siempre será devastador y a menudo creará confusión sobre qué derechos legales pueden existir y si la víctima puede ser capaz de obtener un arreglo financiero para compensarla por sus pérdidas. Si tiene preguntas después de un accidente, hablando con un abogado de lesiones personales en el área de Phoenix puede ayudarla a entender si su accidente es compensable, y si es así, quien puede ser responsable por su sufrimiento financiero.

Un accidente en Phoenix el lunes comenzó con un solo vehículo, pero terminó con un peatón perdiendo la vida, según la policía local. El incidente ocurrió cerca de Thomas Road y 47th Avenue y comenzó cuando un conductor de un vehículo perdido el control del carro que rodó antes de que golpeara a un peatón que estaba cerca. El vehículo luego continuó hasta que chocó con un poste de electricidad que lleva la energía a los residentes del área antes de llegar a un descanso.

Los testigos informaron que el conductor del vehículo y un pasajero en el carro huyeron de la escena a pie, pero que los individuos fueron detenidos después de un breve periodo de tiempo. Aún no está claro que fue lo que condujo a la volcadura pero las autoridades han confirmado que su investigación está en curso y que están mirando todas las posibilidades, incluyendo si
el conductor puede haber estado debilitado.

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March 13, 2015

Pedestrian Killed in San Tan Valley Crash

31215.jpgMany school districts across the Phoenix area are on spring break right now, meaning thousands of children are at home or spending time with friends instead of attending school. Many parents choose to take this time of year off from work as vacation so they can care for their children or so they can take a vacation with their families without their kids missing class and this in turn leads to a large number of adults and children around the Valley of the Sun during daytime hours. Stores may be busier than normal, parks may be overflowing with children, and restaurants are sure to be hopping across Phoenix, Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Chandler.

If you are like the hundreds of thousands of families experiencing spring break right now, you may not realize it but chances are that you will be walking more than average over this coming week. Whether you are in a parking lot, walking to catch a bus, or playing at a playground, you may cover a greater distance on foot than you do in a typical workday. With this increased foot traffic unfortunately comes and increased risk of a pedestrian accident occurring and many of these will result in injuries or even death to the victims involved. The legal fallout stemming from a pedestrian crash can be confusing and should not be the primary concern of a victim who should only have to worry about recovering physically; yet too often, the victim is forced to make decisions quickly after a crash that will affect her rights for years to come. If a collision has left you injured or has harmed one of your family members, speaking with a personal injury lawyer in Phoenix may help you understand your options and may enable you to get the relief you need and deserve.

On Thursday morning, police in the San Tan Valley were informed of a collision between a pedestrian and a car on Hunt Highway near a Walmart in the area, a location that has seen collisions in the past between vehicles and walkers and that is known for having a large pedestrian presence. The incident happened just prior to 6:00 a.m. and triggered an emergency response that included medical personnel who evaluated the victim, identified only as a male, and transported him to an area hospital. Though efforts were made to save the man, the extent of his injuries was too severe and he died as a result of the crash.

Police closed the road for a period of time following the crash as they began their investigation into the incident which is ongoing at this time.

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March 12, 2015

Accidente Automovilístico en Phoenix Lesiona a una Madre y niño

3215%282%29.jpgLos estudios nacionales indican que el americano típico estará involucrado en 3-4 accidentes automovilísticos en su vida. Esos números son generalizaciones pero destacan la amenaza que enfrentan a diario cuando elegimos conducir o viajar como pasajero en un automóvil. Por supuesto, algunas personas tendrán suerte y podrán experimentar menos, si los hay, choques durante su vida pero por cada una de esas personas, hay otra persona en el extremo opuesto del espectro que puede ser víctima en más de 3-4 choques. El resultado del impacto de estos accidentes pueden ser menores o pueden ser graves; en los casos más extremos, las personas perderán la vida en un accidente de carro en Phoenix o pueden quedarse sufriendo lesiones debilitantes permanentes. Cuando eso sucede, las víctimas pueden preguntarse a dónde acudir en busca de ayuda.

Las leyes en Arizona y las que se aplican en el Valle del Sol permiten que las víctimas busquen alivio a través del uso de una demanda civil por daños y perjuicios. Este tipo de caso puede ayudar a una víctima y la familia de la víctima a recuperar de las pérdidas incluyendo gastos médicos, gastos quirúrgicos, salarios perdidos y el dolor y el sufrimiento. Cuando en duda, hablando con un abogado de lesiones personales puede ayudar a iluminar sus opciones y sus vías posibles de alivio cuando una colisión lo deja herido.

Las acciones de un conductor puede conducir a un accidente de carro, pero esos están lejos de ser los únicos factores que pueden contribuir a una colisión. Otros temas como las inclemencias del tiempo, fallas mecánicas y acciones más allá del control de un conductor también pueden causar que ocurra una colisión. Hoy en día, la policía de Phoenix está tratando de revisar los factores que pueden haber combinado para causar un accidente de fin de semana que dejó a una mujer y su hija herida.

La policía fue notificada del accidente en el área de Phoenix este fin de semana y ellos respondieron a la escena junto con los paramédicos. Los paramédicos evaluaron al conductor, una mujer descrita como de unos 20 años, así como su hija de 4 años de edad, que estaba en el vehículo. Las dos resultaron heridas y las dos fueron trasladadas a hospitales del área para tratamiento adicional donde la naturaleza de sus lesiones y sus condiciones actuales no son claras.

No se sabe por qué esta colisión ocurrió o si otros vehículos estuvieron involucrados, pero la policía ha notado que su investigación continúa abierta y en curso en este tiempo.

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March 7, 2015

2 Niños en estado grave después de ataque de perro en Glendale

21815%282%29.jpgLos Centros para el Control de Enfermedades estiman que casi el doble de personas serán mordidos por un perro en los Estados Unidos este año al igual que aquellos que se lesionaran en un accidente de carro. A pesar del alto riesgo de una lesión por mordedura de perro, muchas personas no se dan cuenta de los riesgos que plantean estos animales o los daños que puedan resultar.

A menudo, una interacción amigable con un perro puede volverse violenta en un instante y puede dejar a una víctima con lesiones relacionadas con la mordedura. Estos pueden necesitar tratamiento médico y, a menudo se cicatrizan; hay riesgos adicionales para la infección y la transmisión de enfermedades cuando un perro es el atacante y puede tomar tiempo antes de que una víctima entienda plenamente sus lesiones. Hablando con un abogado de lesiones personales en Phoenix puede ayudarle a entender sus opciones y sus derechos si una mordedura de perro lo ha afectado a usted o un ser querido. En muchos casos, la compensación financiera puede ser posible.

Las autoridades de Glendale confirmaron un caso de ataque de un perro el martes que involucró a dos niños y dejó a los dos con lesiones graves. En este momento, las autoridades creen que un perro de la familia cerca de los niños se volvió violento y mordió a los dos niños que tienen 8 anos y 13 anos. El ataque fue suficientemente grave
para necesitar de remover el niño de 8 años de edad por ambulancia aérea a un hospital del área donde se espera que sobreviva, pero no está claro cuales efectos duraderos pueden resultar. El niño de 13 años de edad, también estaba en necesidad de ayuda médica, pero fue trasladado en ambulancia estándar en lugar de ambulancia aérea.

Los informes indican que el perro en cuestión estaba involucrado con varios incidentes de mordeduras previamente y que ha sido sacrificado como resultado de este incidente más actual. Las autoridades también han declarado que el de 13 años de edad, quien fue atacado no era un miembro de la misma casa que el perro y en cambio, era un vecino. Los dueños del perro podrían haber estado en la propiedad en el momento del incidente.

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March 6, 2015

2 Peatones Golpeados, 1 Muerto en Accidente de Carro en Scottsdale

22015%282%29.jpg¿Cómo se mueve en el Valle durante un día típico? ¿Conduce su propio carro o toma transportación público? ¿Comparte un viaje con amigos o vecinos? Si alguno de estos modos de transporte lo describe a usted, es probable que también camina en algún momento durante su viaje, si usted está caminando en un estacionamiento, a lo largo de una acera o cruzando una calle.

Por esta razón, la seguridad del peatón debe ser una preocupación primaria de todos los que llaman el área de Phoenix casa porque casi todo el mundo es un peatón en algún momento u otro. Sin embargo, con demasiada frecuencia, los derechos de los peatones son ignorados o poco conocidos y una colisión entre un carro y un peatón pasa. Después de un accidente de peatones, las leyes en Arizona están en el lado de la víctima del incidente y pueden dar derecho a cualquier persona perjudicada de reclamar una compensación financiera por sus pérdidas. En el evento trágico de que un peatón muere, el derecho de buscar alivio puede pertenecerle a los familiares sobrevivientes de la víctima, a pesar de que ninguna cantidad de dinero puede ser considerado adecuada en estos casos. Si usted tiene preguntas acerca de cómo una colisión peatonal puede afectarlo a usted, considere la posibilidad de hablar con un abogado de lesiones personales en Phoenix para aprender acerca de sus opciones y sus derechos, y si usted puede tener derecho a la ayuda.

La policía de Scottsdale han confirmado un accidente de peatones devastador que ocurrió el miércoles por la mañana y que se llevó la vida de un peatón y dejó a un segundo herido. El incidente ocurrió cerca de la intersección Loop 101 y Shea Road e involucro a un vehículo y las dos víctimas peatonales. En este momento y basado en los relatos de los testigos, la policía cree que los peatones estaban cruzando la carretera en un cruce peatonal cuando un vehículo trató de girar a la izquierda, no cedo para los peatones, y golpeo a los dos con el carro.

Los equipos de emergencia respondieron y evaluaron a los dos peatones por sus lesiones. Desafortunadamente, un peatón no sobrevivió y murió como resultado de la colisión; el segundo resultó herido, pero sobrevivió y recibió tratamiento en un hospital en el área con lesiones que no han sido revelados. Los nombres, géneros y edades de las víctimas también siguen siendo desconocidos en este momento.

El conductor involucrado permaneció en la escena y hablo con la policía, pero la policía no ha indicado si ese conductor se enfrentara a cargos por sus acciones en esta colisión o si otros factores se creen que contribuyeron al choque en este momento.

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March 5, 2015

Scottsdale Rollover Car Accident Kills 1

3515%282%29.jpgRollover car accidents are highly publicized in the Phoenix area and they often receive more attention in the media than other forms of collisions. The reasons for this vary but in general, the severity of a rollover crash is high and the risk for injuries significant, garnering the increased attention and highlighting the dangers posed by these accidents. Further, rollover crashes are less common than some other types of accidents like rear-end collisions and therefore their more unique position among vehicular crashes leads to their publicity.

The causes of rollover accidents can be complicated to discern as multiple factors may be involved. In many cases, an initial impact with another vehicle or a fixed object leads a car to roll over but in others, there is no initial contact and the rollover happens for other reasons, including speed, design of a road, or even a blown tire. The cause of the rollover may determine who is legally liable for the damages suffered by a victim but will not determine whether that victim is entitled to relief. The laws in Phoenix guarantee the right to seek a recovery by a victim when that victim is harmed by another's actions, regardless of who that other person is. If you have questions or if you are looking for answers following a Phoenix rollover car accident, you may get the help you need by speaking with a personal injury attorney.

Early this morning, a one car rollover accident occurred on the southbound Loop 101 near Chaparrel Road in Scottsdale. Emergency crews responded to the scene and evaluated at least one person inside the car that was involved in the crash but unfortunately, that person's injuries were too severe and that victim died as a result of the crash.

The collision forced authorities to close the southbound Loop 101 to Indian School Road as crews worked to clear the debris and return the highway to its normal condition. The incident happened in the early hours of the morning and all lanes were reopened prior to 5:00 a.m.

No conclusions about the cause of the accident have been released at this time nor has information regarding the victim who lost his or her life but police state that an investigation is ongoing into this matter.

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