On September 19, 2019, the Arizona Daily Star reported that the Tucson Police Department had expanded its effort to lower the number of pedestrian and bicycle crashes. The department’s Strategic Deployment Mission program began in mid-July focusing on education and enforcement to make Tucson roads safer for everyone but with an emphasis on pedestrians and bicyclists. Officers will include education in their stops for various violations, and safety education training will be provided at various locations.
As reported in local news a few days ago, a pedestrian suffered serious personal injury when struck by a Tucson police vehicle. The incident occurred early Sunday morning at the intersection of East Broadway and South Kolb Road.
According to recent Tucson news reports, a local man who was likely a victim of wrongful death suffered his fate after being struck by a hit-and-run driver – He wasn’t struck by gunfire as had been originally reported. Continue reading “Wrongful death at the hands of a phantom driver”
According to recent local news a young Tucson boy died after being struck by a UPS delivery truck during a bicycle accident near 6200 South Campbell Avenue. Continue reading “Tucson boy killed by UPS truck in bicycle accident”
With schools and colleges here in Tucson having a reputation for underage drinking, it’s worth having a look at the potential liability for adults, especially when a teenager or young adult causes a wrongful death. The worrisome fact is that underage drinking is on the rise throughout Pima County. The results are often disastrous, and adults should take notice. Continue reading “Tucson Adults Beware: Wrongful Death From Underage Drinking Is On The Rise”
In Tucson and elsewhere, medical malpractice occurs far more frequently than most laypeople realize. Generally, medical malpractice only comes to light when a serious incident occurs. That’s because the general public doesn’t understand what really goes on behind the scenes in hospitals and clinics. If they did, they would probably be far more concerned. Continue reading “The Warning Signs Of Medical Malpractice In Tucson”
As reported recently, a Tucson rehabilitation center is in the news again after the loss of yet another patient. When considered along with previous reports, it raises a question among some observers as to whether the patients are suffering from a pattern of medical malpractice. Continue reading “Rehab Center Makes More Changes, After Another Patient Dies”
It seems that mobile homes in the Tucson area can sometimes be dangerous places to live, as illustrated by a recent local news story regarding a fire that resulted in multiple personal injuries. Continue reading “Tucson Mobile Home Residents Suffer Burns And Other Personal Injuries”
According to a local news report, a couple of days ago a possibly-impaired driver sent three people to Tucson hospitals with personal injuries, including himself and his passenger. The accident occurred in early morning traffic at the intersection of North LaCholla Boulevard and West Rudasill Road. Continue reading “Possibly-Impaired Driver Sends 3 To Hospital, Including Himself”
According to a local news article, a Tucson cyclist recently died when he was struck by a train while crossing a bridge over the Rillito River. Although the exact circumstances of this bicycle accident are unclear, the hapless rider apparently strayed into the pathway of the train as both crossed the bridge. Continue reading “Train And Mountain Bike Cross Paths, Rider Killed”