Running a Red Light

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The Other Driver Ran A Red Light A Caused The Car Accident!

Were you involved in a Phoenix car accident where the other driver made the decision to  run the red light? An injury lawyer can help you receive fair compensation for your accident related injuries. The other driver’s careless choice of running a red light has now caused you harm. Car accidents that result from someone running a red light has become more and more common in Maricopa County. More and more people are distracted by their cellphones and cannot appreciate their surroundings. If you were hit by someone who you suspect was sending a text message from their phone, which caused them to run a red light, we can help you confirm your belief. Our Phoenix injury lawyer understands that this might have to be explored by subpoenaing the other driver’s cellphone provider. Running a red light is a choice. The choice of other driver to pay attention to their text message instead of the light. The best injury lawyers will order a light sequence report from the city where the collision took place. These reports can shed some light (no pun intended) if it is more likely than not that the other party ran the red light. If you hire our car accident law firm this is something that we will do.

Running A Red Light Can Cause Serious Injuries

Serious bodily injuries and even brain injuries can be caused from a red light crash. Furthermore, these type of collisions can be fatal! A driver who ran a red light might have been intoxicated by either alcohol or drugs. In those instances, it is easier to determine if they were under the influence of any substance, because the police will be called to the scene. Again, the top Glendale car accident lawyers will obtain the other driver’s hospital records. It is common in this part of Arizona for hospitals to run a toxicology screen after a crash while treating someone’s bodily injuries. Running a red light is a choice. A person decides to either drink booze or do drugs or they choose to be safe. Our Phoenix injury lawyer will aggressively seek this information.

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There Are Many Reasons Why Someone Might Run A Red Light

On the other hand, the person could simply be distracted by a crying child, their own personal issues, or simply spaced out. Sometimes running a red light happens just because they had a “brain fart.” It happens, that is why it is called an accident. This injury law firm never losses sight of the fact that they are called call accidents for a reason. Yet, we will make sure that the other driver was not a drunk driver or was too busy texting.

You can call 623-233-4416 for a free, no-obligation, consultation to discuss the value of your personal injury claim. Garrick will evaluate your economic damages, your non-economic damages, and help you value all of the losses you have incurred, because someone decided to run a red light.