Sobering Statistics on Motorcycle Collisions

The most recent compilation of nationwide motorcycle collision statistics amassed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) paints an unflattering picture about motorcycle safety for the year 2012: Over 8.4 million motorcycles were registered nationwide, making up just three percent of all registered motor vehicles in the United States; 4,957 motorcyclists were killed in […]

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Don’t File That Lawsuit!

I spend a considerable amount of time advising clients to refrain from pursuing a claim or lawsuit on a personal injury matter.  Sadly, many non-lawyers believe that attorneys live to file lawsuits, and think that attorneys believe that litigation is always in a client’s best interest.  This could not be further from the truth. A […]

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Auto Insurance: Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

In Arizona, twenty-two percent of motorists are uninsured, the fifth highest rate in the country (Insurance Research Council, Uninsured Motorists, 2006 ed.).  Many more are “underinsured” and carry state-mandated minimum liability coverage of $15,000/$30,000.  Most of us have liability insurance as part of our auto insurance policy.  But liability insurance will not cover you and […]

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