City of Tempe Passes Texting and Driving Law

March 1, 2019 Hastings and Hastings
In the city of Tempe, Arizona, the texting and driving laws have become stricter. In a unanimous decision, the Tempe City Council decided to approve a harsher law that bans a driver from using a handheld device while behind the wheel. The city of Tempe was the first in Arizona to pass any type...
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What Counts as Aggressive Driving?

February 17, 2019 Hastings and Hastings
There is absolutely no question that auto accidents can result in serious physical damage, not only to the vehicles involved, but also to those inside the vehicles, as well as pedestrians or cyclists who happen to be close to the site. While virtually all car accidents have the potential to be destructive, accidents that...
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How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case

January 9, 2019 Hastings and Hastings
Social media is the place where people tend to "tell all" about themselves. From what they're eating to where they're vacationing and, in general, how they might be feeling that day, people post both personal and impersonal posts about their lives on social media. While this may seem harmless in most circumstances, when it...
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Why Car Accidents Increase During the Holidays

December 10, 2018 Hastings and Hastings
The holidays are usually known as a happy and exciting time, but unfortunately, this time of the year is also recognized for reasons that are less than jolly. The sad truth is that the days surrounding Christmas and New Year's are among the deadliest in the country as far as traffic is concerned, and...
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Common Accidents During the Holidays and How to Avoid Them

December 3, 2018 Hastings and Hastings
The holidays are for friends and family to kick back and enjoy time together, but it’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Unfortunately, accidents during the holidays are all too common, and there’s nothing that can kill the holiday spirit faster. The good news is that you can take steps to avoid...
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