Common Causes of Accidents During the Morning Commute

The morning commute can sometimes feel like a battleground.  Congestion, impatience, aggressive drivers who are late for work, distracted drivers, and other factors make the morning commute ripe for car accidents, which in turn can slow down traffic to a complete stop or the occasional crawl. To avoid getting into an accident on the way to work […]

Car Seats Help Keep Children Safe in Accidents

To drastically reduce the chance of a child getting hurt in an accident, properly securing them in a car seat is essential. However, according to the Phoenix Fire Department, up to one third of parents have their children riding in the wrong car seat for their size and age. At Hastings and Hastings, we have gone […]

Safe Driving Plans for Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and more people will be on the road heading to their favorite holiday destinations. During these holiday travel seasons, the number of accidents increases, both due to the larger amount of traffic and the fact many people are driving in unfamiliar territory. However, there are steps you can take to drive […]

Vehicle Safety And Accident Prevention Through Technology

Here at Hastings & Hastings, we have been diligently protecting the rights of accident victim in Arizona for over 35 years. We believe in taking a client-focused approach to personal injury law. This philosophy is what gave birth to out legendary Discount Accident Fee. David Hastings, the founder of Hastings & Hastings believed that accident […]

Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor Opens Downtown Phoenix Campus

Hastings & Hastings is widely considered to be a Phoenix institution. Founded in 1981 by David Hastings, who graduated just two hours south of here in Tucson, Arizona, from the University of Arizona James E. Rodgers College of Law, Hastings & Hastings has grown along with the great city of Phoenix. David Hastings founded Hastings […]

Back To School Safety

All we had to do was blink, and summer was over. It seems as if summer break is getting shorter and shorter every year. In some ways, this is a good thing. It means we have less time to worry about keeping our kids entertained day in and day out. However, the back-to-school season comes […]

Safety Tips for Runners (Part Two)

Welcome back to the Hastings & Hastings blog. Today, we are offering you part two in our series on safety tips for runners. While some of us would do practically everything in our power to avoid running, even accidently, for more than a step or two, there are many people out there who run for […]

Safety Tips for Runners (Part One)

September has finally arrived, which means temperatures should (again, finally) be dropping. Autumn in Phoenix is one of the most pleasant times of the year. It is a time people head back outside. As the brutal heat of the summer abates and a crisp coolness can be felt in the air, people begin craving outdoor […]

Safety Tips For Pedestrians/Cyclists And Drivers

As the weather begins to cool down, more and more people will be walking and riding their bikes to work, school, or the local coffee shop. Unfortunately, a large number of pedestrian/bicycle accidents occur due to careless, negligent driving. In order to avoid a personal injury lawsuit being filed against you as a driver, or […]

Steps To Handle A Dog Bite

Having a dog can bring unlimited joy to your life and your family. They make wonderful companions during some of the best and worst times in our lives, and always become a somewhat of an additional sibling in many ways. However, dogs are animals. They are instinctual, and do not always think before they act […]