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Drunk driving in the United States has long been identified as dangerous, responsible for over 10,000 traffic deaths every year.
At Gerber Injury Law, we recognize this serious issue and worked with 1Point21 Interactive to analyze all alcohol-related fatal crashes in the United States from 2000-2019.The post An Analysis of Fatal Alcohol-Related Crashes in the United States appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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Motorcycle accidents can be terrifying, particularly for those who sustain injuries in the incidents. If a person sustains an injury in a motorcycle accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses.The post How Much Is My Motorcycle Accident Claim Worth? appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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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.The post What Happens to the Brain in a Motorcycle Crash? appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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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?The post What Is a “No-contact” Motorcycle Accident? appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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Motorcycle helmets are the best way to prevent serious head and brain injuries in the event a person is involved in a motorcycle accident. However, the state of Arizona does not require all motorcyclists to wear a helmet. Any person 18 years of age or older does not have to wear a motorcycle helmet.The post How Do Helmet Laws Affect Motorcycle Accident Cases? appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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Any person injured in a crash caused by the careless or negligent actions of a truck driver or trucking company should be able to recover compensation for their losses. Crash victims will likely have tremendous expenses in the aftermath of these incidents, but securing compensation can be challenging.

Here, we want to discuss the average settlement for a truck accident case in Arizona. A little disclaimer – without fully analyzing the aspects of your particular crash, there is no way to know exactly how much compensation you should receive for your losses. We strongly encourage you to contact a truck
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Accidents involving larger commercial trucks often result in devastating injuries for those inside traditional passenger vehicles throughout the state of Arizona. In most cases, victims will be able to recover compensation for their losses if the crash was caused by the careless or negligent actions of a truck driver or trucking company.The post Damages for Pain and Suffering in Truck Accident Cases appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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Commercial trucks provide valuable services to residents in Arizona and throughout the United States. Truck drivers are truly national heroes, something that was displayed clearly throughout the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic when drivers operated nearly around the clock to help ensure that this country was fully stocked and supplied.The post What are the Main Causes of Truck Accidents in Arizona? appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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Accidents involving large commercial trucks are often caused by the careless or negligent actions of truck drivers or trucking companies. In these situations, victims should be able to recover compensation for their losses. Unfortunately, the process of securing compensation can be challenging.The post How Long Do Semi-Truck Accident Cases Last? appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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A lane change is a relatively routine procedure. Most people change lanes at least once each time they get out on the roadway. However, lane changes can lead to severe accidents. Here, we want to discuss who could be at fault in the aftermath of a lane change accident in Arizona. In some cases, only one driver will be at fault for these incidents, but it is entirely possible for more than one driver to be at fault for a lane change crash.
Fault in an Arizona Lane Change Accident
When a vehicle accident occurs, a police report will
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Vehicle accidents occur with regularity throughout the state of Arizona. In the aftermath of a vehicle accident, law enforcement officials and insurance carriers will conduct an investigation in order to determine fault. However, just because one more driver may be found at fault does not mean that they (or their insurance carriers) will not try to defend themselves against the claim and try to pass liability onto another party involved.The post What are Common Defenses Used in Car Accidents? appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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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 accept an injury settlement from the at-fault party’s insurance carrier. Often, you will also be asked to sign various types of release forms leading up to a settlement. Here, we want to discuss whether or not you should sign release forms when asked
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In the aftermath of a vehicle accident in Arizona, we will find that insurance carriers will get involved relatively quickly. Every driver in the state of Arizona is supposed to carry a minimum amount of insurance in order to remain legal on the roadways.The post How Insurance Companies Investigate Car Accidents appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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If a person sustains an injury caused by the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another individual or business, they will usually be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, what if the injury victim knowingly exposed themselves to the possibility of an injury?The post What is Assumption of Risk in a Personal Injury Case? appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual or business, you should be entitled to various types of compensation for your losses. In most situations, injury claims are resolved from settlements with insurance carriers.The post How Much is My Personal Injury Claim Worth? appeared first on Gerber Injury Law.
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