Category: car accidents

Distracted Driving vs. You: Now what?

Distracted driving. Your mind might automatically jump to texting and driving, a big issue we face today. However, distracted driving can include anything that takes your attention off the road. Eating or putting on makeup. Looking for something in a bag or changing the radio station. Using a GPS. As a result of these actions, […]


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Statutes of Limitations: How to beat the clock

You may have heard the term SOL or statutes of limitations. More importantly, if you haven’t, you could be literally SOL. Why? Because the statutes of limitation set a time limit for filing lawsuits. In other words, if your case isn’t filed by the SOL deadline, it can never be filed at all. Statutes of […]


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A settlement or collection… which is better?

Anyone who has been in a minor car collision in Indiana probably knows the drill. The crash happens. You and the others involved exchange essential data. Insurance company name and policy number, vehicle registration material, and personal contact information. However, sometimes conditions warrant police to the scene. In most cases a settlement becomes a matter […]


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Need an Auto Accident Attorney?

Unfortunately, auto accidents happen every single day. And while you may think you can handle the situation on your own, you could benefit from contacting an auto accident attorney. At Gerling Law, we have years of experience helping individuals who are just like you: those who have been injured in a car crash. If you […]


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Meeting with an Evansville Car Accident Attorney

Being in a car accident and suffering injuries is a stressful and overwhelming experience. For some, adding to that stress by meeting with an Evansville car accident attorney can be an intimidating thought. When you meet with one of our attorneys, it is best to be prepared. This will relieve you of some of the […]


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The Devastation of a Trucking Accident

Data suggests that approximately 5,000 people in passenger vehicles die every year in accidents that involve semi-trucks. Whether or not a big rig is loaded, these massive vehicles are capable of causing serious and debilitating damages to people, vehicles, and property. Injuries from accidents involving trucks often result in the need for compensation for physical, […]


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62-year-old killed in accident caused by intoxicated street racer

Seven vehicles were involved in a fatal wreck outside the state of Indiana recently. The wreck was started by a 38-year-old who was speeding through the streets of Los Angeles, allegedly in an act of illegal street racing. The other person involved in the street racing later told police that he was simply scared of […]


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Traffic fatalities reflect growing problems of the opioid crisis

There are many ways to measure and analyze the opioid crisis that has shrouded the United States of America in discomfort and outrage for many years. It appears that few proactive and effective measures are being taken to address the crisis. This is reflected in this staggering statistic: about 100 million people in the U.S. […]


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