How A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help After a Pedestrian or Bicycle Accident

What to Do After an Accident as a Pedestrian After any accident, the first thing you should always do is call the police. The police will document the accident to preserve evidence, as well as call any emergency medical treatment such as an ambulance. After contacting the police, it is vital to seek medical treatment […]


When it comes to vehicle accidents, Arizona is not immune. Each year thousands of people are affected by auto crashes. Some even lose their lives. While the number of auto accidents is down in 2018 compared to 2016 and 2017, there are still far too many crashes on Arizona roadways. In 2018, the state witnessed […]

What to do After a Car Accident

After a Car Accident? Call a Trusted Accident Lawyer in Phoenix Being involved in a collision is an unfortunate and stressful event. Whether you think the accident was your fault or not, there are certain steps to take. While many people think the first thing to do is call their insurance company, we recommend calling […]

Whiplash Injury: How Long Does It Last? 

One of the most common questions auto accident injury victims will ask themselves is “how long is whiplash supposed to last?”  Unfortunately, like many things in the law and in medicine, the answer is “it depends.” Whiplash is one of the most common types of injuries when you are involved in a car accident. Whiplash […]

Greater Risk of Child Pedestrian Accidents

The state of Arizona is a great place and to explore the sights by walking. However, as a pedestrian, you need to take more caution as there were some shocking new statistics that have revealed how dangerous this state is when it comes to people on foot. Young adults and children are especially vulnerable to […]

Increase in Springtime Motorcycle Accidents

With the weather in Phoenix getting warmer, more people are getting back on their motorcycles and hitting the road. Unfortunately, this uptick in motorcycle riders also means there are bound to be more motorcycle accidents, injuries, and fatalities. The Correlation Between Age and Motorcycle Accidents Even though the NHTSA only covers motorcycle accidents that are […]

Learning the Basics of Slip and falls

Here at Hastings & Hastings, we are committed to defending the rights of accident victims. We know that experiencing an accident and suffering an injury can be one of the most difficult things an individual will go through in their life. Accident victims need someone by their side who can guide them through the complex […]

City of Tempe Passes Texting and Driving Law

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 of […]

What Counts as Aggressive Driving?

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 are […]

How Social Media Can Affect Your Personal Injury Case

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 comes […]