Safety laws are made for our own good, whether we like them or not. At Gerber Injury Law, we’re always fighting for the rights of our clients, who are many times the victims of those who have broken the law.
Wearing a seatbelt isn’t always comfortable but it is the law and they keep drivers and passengers safe.
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.
The numbers are alarming when it comes to drowsy drivers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that up to 6,000 fatal crashes each year in the United States may be caused by drowsy drivers and that about 100,000 car crashes reported to the police each year are a result of sleepiness and fatigue.
The “Hundred Deadliest Days” is a term referring to the time-frame between Memorial Day and Labor Day for deadly car crashes involving teen drivers. More teenagers are involved in fatal crashes during this time of the year.
As a Phoenix attorney, Ken Gerber isn’t surprised since he has handled many cases like this.
In the aftermath of a motor vehicle incident, it is imperative that certain steps are taken and certain actions occur if you wish to come away with a substantial insurance claim for your injuries. These items are critical in determining how much your insurance provider will pay and how much is deserved.