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Phoenix Car Accident Lawyers

Why you should choose our law firm if you have been injured or lost a loved one in a car accident.

Phoenix Car Accident Lawyers

Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers in AmericaO'Steen & Harrison, PLC is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best law firms in America. Our firm was designated as a Tier 1 law firm in Personal Injury Litigation in the organization's "Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms" rankings for 2018.

Top-Rated Law Firm

O'Steen & Harrison, PLC is rated AV Preeminent by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. This is the highest possible designation and is reserved for law firms with the strongest legal ability and highest ethical standards.

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Phoenix Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyers

We Have Been Helping Car Accident Victims Since 1974

For decades, our personal injury lawyers have represented injured car accident victims against insurance companies, corporations and government entities. Our success rate is more than 99% of car accident cases settled or won at trial. We work hard and smart for our clients to insure they’re fully compensated for all the losses – tangible and intangible – they experience as a result of a car accident.

Discount Fees for Car Accident Cases

We would like to help you if you were injured in a car accident that was not your fault. There is no cost or obligation to meet with us to discuss your matter, and our discount fees for car accident cases make our law firm an especially good choice. We’re paid only if we win for you, and our percentage contingent fee is just 29% of the recovery, if your matter concludes before a lawsuit is filed. Most of our cases resolve at this stage because of our thorough preparation and our extensive experience in negotiating and litigating car accident claims.

We never represent the other side – only injured car accident victims.

The Common Causes Of Car Accidents Resulting In Death And Injury

There are more than 30,000 fatal car crashes in the United State annually, in which more than 50,000 people are killed. About 1,000 of these fatal car accidents occur in Arizona resulting in more than 1,000 deaths.

Nationally, and in Arizona, car crashes are the leading cause of death for those between the ages of 2 and 34, and they are among the most common causes of injury for people of all ages.

More than six million total car accidents occur every year in the U.S. Of these, more than 100,000 are in Arizona.

Alcohol as a Factor In Car Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), alcohol is a factor in approximately 40 percent of fatal car crashes and 10 percent of injury accidents nationwide.

In Arizona, alcohol is a factor in more than 30 percent of accidents in which drivers are killed, and where the driver had a blood alcohol reading of .08 or greater.

These data dramatically illustrate the importance of the admonition “don’t drink and drive.”

Speed as a Factor In Car Accidents

The National Safety Council reports that excessive speed is the third leading cause of car accidents in the United States. The NHTSA estimates that speed is a factor in more than 30 percent of all fatal car crashes.

Distracted Driving as a Factor In Car Accidents

Any activity that diverts a driver’s attention from the task of driving is a distraction and is potentially dangerous to the driver, passengers, pedestrians and others on the roadway.

Distractions include these, among others:

  • Text Messaging
  • Conducting searches on a smart phone
  • Speaking on a cell phone
  • Reading, including gps devices and maps
  • Talking to passengers
  • Grooming
  • Making adjustments to audio devices
  • Reaching for an item outside the driver’s grasp.

More than 3,000 people are killed annually in the U.S. as a result of distracted driving, and more than 400,000 are injured in these car accidents.

Ten percent of teenage drivers involved in fatal car crashes reportedly were distracted at the time their accidents occurred.

Texting is by far the most dangerous distraction.

We Can Help You With Your Car Accident Injury Case

Put our decades of car accident experience on your side. The law firm you select to help you really does make a difference! Just call or e-mail us with your questions. There’s no obligation.

You can meet with us for free, and we’re paid only when we win for you. We have five conveniently located offices across Arizona.

We’re always on your side!

For free answers to your legal questions about how our car accident lawyers can help if you or a loved one was injured in a crash, just complete our convenient online contact form.

Certified Specialists in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

At our firm, your personal injury claim will be personally handled or supervised by one or more of our certified injury specialists. Only about 1% of Arizona lawyers have achieved the level of experience and skill required to be certified as personal injury specialists by the State Bar of Arizona. This extra skill costs you no more.

Phoenix AZ Car Accident News

Henry Rodriguez Dies After Being Struck by Phoenix City Bus

Henry Rodriguez was struck and killed by a City of Phoenix bus as he crossed a downtown street late this afternoon.

Phoenix Police Officer Sean George Seriously Injured in Car Accident

Officer Sean George of the Phoenix Police Department is in critical condition following a car accident in Cave Creek on Thursday afternoon.

Edgar Nuñez-Hernandez Killed in Goodyear Car Accident

More than 100 people attended a vigil to celebrate the life of Edgar Nuñez-Hernandez, a 13-year-old student at Profirio H. Gonzalez Elementary School who tragically was killed in a car accident in Goodyear. Phoenix Arizona Car Accident Lawyers