Comparative Negligence in Arizona Car Accidents

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Being in a car accident can be devastating. It can leave you with property damage, a range of physical injuries, and even emotional trauma. In instances when the accident was wholly someone else’s fault, filing a personal injury claim seems straightforward, but what if you were partly to blame? Arizona comparative negligence laws allow you […]

The Role of Witnesses in Car Accident Claims

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One of the most important aspects of filing a car accident claim is making sure you have enough evidence to prove who was at fault. You can use various forms of evidence, from police reports to medical reports, that indicate the injuries you sustained and treatments you received. However, something many people don’t realize is […]

Recovering Compensation for Emotional Damage After a Car Accident

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After a car accident, most people assume that the worst injuries will be the visible ones that require hospital treatments and physical therapy sessions. While that’s the case for many people, you don’t want to ignore the emotional damage car accidents can cause. If you’ve been in a collision, it’s essential that you reach out […]

Statute of Limitations for Car Accident Claims in Arizona

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Arizona is a great state in which to spend time on the road. With sweeping landscapes and year-round sunny weather, you may find yourself itching to get behind the wheel. However, accidents are also very common in the state. Each year, approximately 121,340 crashes occur throughout the state. If you’ve been in a car accident […]

Calculating Damages in a Phoenix Car Accident Case

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An average of 85,970 car accidents occur in Maricopa County each year. A large number of these accidents happen in Phoenix. Accidents can happen for a variety of reasons in heavily populated areas like large cities, including distracted, intoxicated, and even fatigued driving. If you have been in a car accident in Phoenix and sustained […]

Defective Auto Parts and Product Liability in Car Accidents

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Car accidents happen every day. In Arizona, there are approximately 120,000 vehicle crashes each year, with 30% of these resulting in injuries. If you’ve been in a car accident, your knee-jerk reaction is likely to blame the other driver. In many cases, you’d be right. In some crashes, however, it’s not the driver who’s to […]

Most Common Car Accidents in Arizona

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At Gerber Injury Law, we stand ready to provide legal advice for those affected by motor vehicle accidents in Arizona anytime you need us. Our commitment to serving you extends beyond regular office hours, ensuring we’re available to address your questions and concerns whenever they arise. Our team, which comprises seasoned auto accident attorneys based […]

What to Remember at the Scene of a Car Accident

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Being in a car accident is one of the most frustrating, rattling experiences, and one which is fairly common, as one source reports: “In 2020, a total of 35,766 fatal car accidents occurred on roadways across the United States. Another 1,593,390 crashes resulted in injuries, and 3,621,681 caused property damage. That means a total of […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]