TUCSON PERSONAL INJURY BLOG

Welcome to Tucson Personal Injury Blog, brought to you by the attorneys at Hollingsworth Kelly Law Firm. Our goal is to bring you timely information pertaining to our areas of practice—personal and serious injury, auto accidents, wrongful death and medical malpractice. Our focus will be on issues pertaining to serious injury, but also on highlighting safety information, including medical information in the news with a focus on patient safety, and timely updates on product recalls, with a focus on consumer safety.

Selecting a Personal Injury or Medical Malpractice Attorney

Why is it important to know how well an attorney performs in trial? Because the insurance companies certainly do. The reality is that the only personal injury and medical malpractice cases pursued are those where there is insurance coverage, absent an individual having substantial personal assets. Insurance companies are aware of the fact that of […]

Why You Need Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

Purchasing auto insurance is one of those activities that most consumers don’t put much thought into. They know they have buy auto insurance because the law requires it. Most consumers either call their family insurance agent, or the insurance company with the most clever TV commercial. But not putting much thought into your car insurance […]

Who Pays for Medical Treatment After A Car Accident?

Most people who are injured in motor vehicle accidents do not realize they are responsible for paying for their accident-related medical expenses until their case is settled. Medical treatment for traffic accidents are often necessary and cannot be avoided in many cases. If you have health insurance coverage and you are injured in an accident, it’s a […]

Why Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

You’ve been injured in a car accident and it wasn’t your fault. You’re frustrated because you don’t have a working vehicle, you need medical care, and you’re not sure who is going to pay your medical bills. The insurance company representing the person who caused the accident wants your recorded statement. You just received a […]

Will Medical Payments Help After My Car Accident?

Medical Payments (Med Pay) coverage on your auto policy will help you pay for medical expenses related to treatment you receive as a result of a motor vehicle accident regardless of fault. When you are injured in an accident, keep in mind that you will not receive compensation from the insurance company that represents the […]

Liens on Injury Settlements

Is This Lien Valid? Over the past few years, personal injury attorneys around the country have witnessed an alarming trend–various liens being recorded against their clients’ personal injury settlements. A person who has been injured in an auto accident or other negligence will have a claim against the person who caused his or her injury. That is called a […]

Safety Items You Should Always Carry in Your Car

There are certain safety items you should always carry in your car – you never know when there may be an emergency or you’re involved in a car accident. Flashlight Pen and notepad Auto insurance card Vehicle registration Emergency contact numbers Road flares Tire gauge For those who want to be additionally prepared, auto supply […]

Auto Insurance Terms

Auto insurance terms can be confusing. Here are some of the most common items you’ll come across. Liability Coverage – If you are at fault for an accident, your insurance company will pay for the other party’s injuries and damages, up to the limits of your policy. Arizona law requires that vehicles carry a minimum […]

Auto Insurance: Are You Covered?

When we ask potential new clients about their own auto insurance, they usually assure us they are “fully covered.” Unfortunately, most motorists have never taken a hard look at their policy to determine just how much auto insurance coverage they really have. The Declarations Page included in your auto policy renewal outlines your policy limits […]

What to Do if You’re in an Accident

What to do if you’re in a car accident: Dial 911. Call for emergency assistance as soon as you are able. Stay Put or Move Carefully. If you are injured, stay in your car if at all possible and wait for medical assistance. Even if you do not feel injured, move slowly and carefully. Remember, […]