What To Do if You’ve Been Rear-Ended in Phoenix
Rear-end vehicle accidents are not uncommon throughout the state of Arizona. However, there tends to be a general consensus that rear-end accidents are not serious. Often, nothing could be further from the truth. The unfortunate reality is that rear-end accidents can cause significant injuries, including whiplash, severe sprains and strains, traumatic brain injuries, and more. […]
What Is a “No-contact” Motorcycle Accident?
Motorcycle accidents often lead to devastating injuries for drivers and passengers on the back of the bike. Unfortunately, motorcyclists do not have much protection against the force of another vehicle slamming into them. But what about motorcycle accidents that occur without any contact with another vehicle? Even though this may seem impossible, this happens more often […]
Do You Need an Attorney for a Minor Car Accident?
Nobody wants to be involved in a car accident, even one that is seemingly minor. However, one thing that many people quickly realize after being involved in a car accident is that even a crash that may not seem severe right away may, in fact, be much more serious than they realized. It is not […]
Who Is Responsible If You’re Injured by Road Debris? – AZ
You might know what to do after a car accident involving a negligent or reckless driver: remain calm, get the driver’s information and file an insurance claim. What if the cause of your accident was not another driver, but road debris? Without being able to base your claim on human error, you may not understand […]
Alcohol Related Fatal Crashes in Wyoming: County Level Data – Gerber Injury Law
After analyzing fatal crashes in the United States over a 20 year period, we found that Fremont County had the highest percentage of fatal crashes that were alcohol-related. To add context to this, we dove deeper. In Fremont County, 47 percent of all fatal crashes involved alcohol during the study period, the highest percentage of […]
Arizona Car Crash Leads to Lawsuit Against the City
A few years ago, a Surprise, AZ resident was involved in a car crash that left her with minor injuries. The incident occurred during July of 2011 and according to the claim, the plaintiff Linda Vera McCormick had been driving her Kia Rio down Litchfield and Bell roads. She is claiming that an Arizona police officer rear-ended […]
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What to Do After a Car Accident While Driving a Rental?
Vehicle accidents can be chaotic and confusing experiences, especially if you are driving a rental vehicle at the time an accident occurs. Do you know what steps to take if you get into an accident while operating a rental vehicle? Will your insurance cover your losses? Do you need rental car insurance coverage? Here, we […]
Do You Need a Lawyer for a Minor Car Accident?
Vehicle accidents occur regularly throughout Arizona. During the latest reporting year in this state, the Arizona Department of Transportation points out that there were nearly 130,000 total vehicle collisions. As a result of these incidents, there were 982 total fatalities and 53,809 total injuries. However, most car accident cases result in either no injuries or […]
Statute of Limitations for Arizona Car Accidents | Gerber Injury Law
If you suffered injuries from a car accident in Arizona, you may wonder what your next steps should be. You likely have many questions about your rights and the potential for recovering compensation for your injuries. That’s why it’s essential for Arizona drivers to understand the state’s limitations for personal injury and wrongful death claims. Below, the team […]
How is Fault Determined in a Car Accident Case?
Drivers in Arizona regularly have to contend with vehicle accidents. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, there were almost 130,000 total vehicle collisions reported during the latest year across the state. Out of these incidents, there were 53,809 total injuries and 982 total fatalities. However, even collisions that did not result in a fatality […]
What Happens to the Brain in a Motorcycle Crash?
Not all motorcycle accidents result in major injuries. However, some motorcycle accidents result in significant injuries for those involved. Due to the nature of motorcycle accidents, riders are much more likely to sustain brain injuries in the event that a collision occurs. Here, we want to talk about what happens to a person’s brain in a motorcycle […]
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How to Take Pictures for Evidence After Your Auto Accident
A car accident can be damaging and confusing. Picking up the pieces afterward requires some knowledge of how the car accident insurance process works. For example, it will be up to you – the injured victim – to prove your injuries and losses to the other driver’s insurance company, as well as to demonstrate clear […]
What To Do if You’ve Been Rear-Ended in Phoenix | AZ
What Kinds of Damages Can You Recover After a Car Accident?
If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a car accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver in Arizona, you may be entitled to various types of compensation for your losses. However, securing this compensation can be difficult. Here, we want to discuss the various types of compensation […]
Consequences of Driving Without Insurance in Arizona
Driving without insurance is a risky proposition in Arizona. If a driver in this state decides to operate without insurance, they could face a multitude of consequences. This can include traffic citations, major fines, license suspensions, and a requirement to purchase an expensive SR-22 certificate. Additionally, if a driver is involved in an accident and […]
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Should I Sign a Release After My Car Accident
In the aftermath of being involved in a car accident in Arizona, individuals will be faced with a multitude of decisions surrounding the incident. If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a car accident caused by the actions of someone else, you will very quickly have to decide whether or not to […]
What Is the Average Settlement for a Whiplash Injury in Arizona?
Whiplash is an injury that must be taken seriously. There are various ways that residents and visitors throughout Arizona can sustain whiplash injuries. In general, whiplash occurs anytime there is a sudden and rapid back and forth jerking of the body due to an outside impact. This extends the ligaments and muscles in the upper […]
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Car Accident Tips | Injury Lawyer | Gerber Injury Law
Between 20 to 50 million people are injured or disabled in car accidents each year. More than half of all traffic accident-related deaths occur among the age group 15-45. What do I do If I have been injured in a Car Accident? I do not feel any pain after the accident. Am I OK? Vehicle […]
4 Way Stop Sign | Who Goes First?
When you come to a 4 way stop, who has the right of way? Do you often find yourself looking at other drivers, wondering whose turn it is to go next? First, it’s important to come to a complete stop whether there are other cars at the intersection or just you. Whichever car arrives first […]
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Arizona?
The last thing anybody expects to have to deal with is losing a loved one due to the careless or negligent actions of somebody else. Unfortunately, wrongful death cases are not uncommon throughout Arizona. These cases arise in a variety of ways, including drunk driving accidents, workplace accidents, intentional actions committed during criminal activity, and […]