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Is I-75 in Ohio Still Dangerous?

Will Ohio's $350 million investment reduce car accidents? The I-75 highway has been a major hotspot of serious and fatal car accidents in Ohio for years. At the Gervelis Law Firm, our Ohio car accident lawyers have handled many claims involving crashes on I-75. We know from experience how bad the highway can be and...

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Impaired Drivers Wreak Havoc on Ohio Roadways

Over half of the state's fatal crashes involve impaired driving, highlighting the need for accountability. According to a startling study released by the Ohio State Highway Patrol, car accidents caused by drivers under the influence of alcohol in Ohio have increased dramatically in recent years. "Since 2019, there have been nearly 40,000 OVI (operating a...

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What if You Need Surgery After a Car Accident?

It only takes one negligent driver to cause a car accident that can turn your life upside-down in seconds. Suddenly, you are left with a severe injury. You may have been taken to the hospital for treatment. And at some point, doctors may have told you something nobody ever wants to hear – you need...

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What Are Common Injuries in Rear-End Accidents?

One of the most common types of car accidents is a rear-end collision. Maybe you were hit from behind while stopped at a red light on Main Street, rear-ended by a driver following too closely on I-270, or got rammed into from behind by a texting driver on Columbus's Outerbelt. Regardless, the thing all those...

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Ohio's Move Over Law Helps Make Roads Safer

Roadside accidents can be deadly, but they are preventable Some car accidents in Ohio involve vehicles that are pulled over to the side of the road, even if that vehicle has flashing lights. An approaching car or truck then crashes into the vehicle. Hundreds of people are killed or injured in the U.S. in these...

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Massive Road Improvement Project Targets I-70, I-71 in Columbus

Car accidents are far too common on I-70 and I-71 Ohio officials recently announced the next phase of an extensive road improvement project targeting Interstate 70 and Interstate 71 in Columbus intended to reduce traffic congestion and prevent car accidents, according to a recent announcement from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). “This section of...

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Proposed Distracted Driving Law Could Make Ohio Roads Safer

House Bill 283 would expand and strengthen enforcement of the texting ban The dangers of distracted driving are well-known by this point, but as with many matters that involve emerging technologies, the law sometimes struggles to keep up. That's why we're glad to see that Ohio lawmakers are considering House Bill 283, which would strengthen...

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