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“Other firms I spoke to weren’t interested in helping me because the accident happened in a parking lot and there was no police report. You, however, immediately accepted my case and got excellent results. Thank you.”

“Other firms I spoke to weren’t interested in helping me because the accident happened in a parking lot and there was no police report. You, however, immediately accepted my case and got excellent results. Thank you.”

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Whiplash Settlement Calculator

By Petersen Johnson | November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries as a result of a car crash. It is a soft tissue injury that is typically caused by a car accident that occured at a red light or stop sign. In these types of accidents, your head is jolted back and forth quickly. Whiplash injuries are characterized […]

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Pothole Compensation

By Petersen Johnson | October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Avoiding potholes is not always possible, and when you do hit one, you could suffer significant damage to your vehicle. Filing a claim with your insurance company or with the city is not always an option. Typically, the damage from these claims is minor, leaving you with little ability to receive compensation. However, hitting a […]

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Filing an Uninsured Motorist Claim in Arizona

By Petersen Johnson | October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Once the dust settles after a car accident, the most frustrating part of the ordeal can be dealing with the drivers’ respective auto insurance companies. In an ideal situation, both drivers would have sufficient liability coverage so their car insurance companies can deal with the aftermath. Although Arizona is one of many states that require […]

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Whiplash Injury Compensation

By Petersen Johnson | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident, you should seek medical attention immediately to determine whether you are suffering from any common car accident injuries, even if you are able to walk away from the wreck. In addition to receiving the medical attention that you may need, having a doctor’s record of any injuries […]

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3 Things Insurance Companies Don’t Want You To Know

By Petersen Johnson | October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dealing with insurance providers can be a frustrating and often scary process. They are bureaucracies and employ people to overwhelm clients with paperwork. On the other hand, people who need to seek assistance from their insurance company are usually at a point in their life when things are falling apart – their car was totaled, […]

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Hit and Run Penalty

By Petersen Johnson | October 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hit and run penalties typically include fines and potential jail time. If there are injuries involved, the charges may be more significant. In Arizona, you can be charged with a felony or a misdemeanor for a hit and run. The circumstances of each case greatly influence what you may be charged with. However, hit and […]

Cost of Car Accidents

The True Cost of Car Accidents

By Petersen Johnson | October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Car accidents are unfortunately, a common occurrence in the United States. The number of cars on the road is growing at a significant rate and as new distractions are introduced daily, it can lead to a dangerous situation. Car accident severity can range from a minor fender bender to a severe multi-car incident with exceedingly […]

Personal Injury Litigation in Arizona

By Petersen Johnson | September 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

At Petersen Johnson, we have significant experience with personal injury litigation- our track record with previous clients displays our level of comfort with negotiating settlements or fighting in court. If you need to file a personal injury claim against a person responsible for injuries you sustained in an accident, it is important to understand the […]

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How to Prove Negligence in a Car Accident

By Petersen Johnson | September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

A big question in an auto accident is often how to prove negligence. A car accident involving more than one driver usually means there was negligence. The concept of proving negligence is important to determine who is at fault. If you are the plaintiff in your case, this proof can be the difference in who […]

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Hit By an Uninsured Driver

By Petersen Johnson | September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you are hit by an uninsured driver, you may instantly worry about who will pay for the damage to your vehicle and the injuries you’ve sustained. In this situation, you may need to file a claim against the driver. In some situations, this may escalate to a lawsuit. However, your own auto insurance may […]

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