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Ohio Takes 3rd in At-Fault Accident Rankings for 2022

A recent study analyzing car accident data and crash rates across the United States has revealed alarming statistics about dangerous drivers in Ohio. According to the study conducted by Insurify, Ohio has been ranked as the 3rd most dangerous state due to accident-prone drivers, just behind South Carolina and Massachusetts. This ranking is cause for...

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Pedestrian Fatalities Reach Four-Decade High Nationwide

More than 7,500 people died in pedestrian accidents last year. Pedestrian accidents remain a serious problem in Ohio and have soared higher in the past decade nationwide. That's according to the latest pedestrian fatality data for 2022, one of the deadliest years in decades. "Both state and national data confirm that the pedestrian safety crisis...

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Speeding Is a Major Factor in Teen Driver Deaths

Deadly accidents caused by speeding can be prevented. Summer is a time of joy and relaxation for many, especially for teenagers who are out of school and ready to enjoy the summer break. However, this season also brings a dark cloud over the roads. Teen driver fatalities and car accidents tend to increase during the...

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Motorcycle Riding Season: Ohio Drivers Reminded to Share the Road

Learn about the common causes of motorcycle accidents and discover tips for preventing crashes As peak motorcycle season begins in Ohio, officials are urging drivers to pay close attention to motorcyclists and take steps to avoid causing serious accidents. In a recent statement published by 96.3 XKE News, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine emphasized the importance...

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Ohio's New Distracted Driving Law Now in Effect

The use of electronic devices while driving is now considered a primary offense A new bill signed into law by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine in January to combat distracted driving on Ohio roads is now in effect as of April 4, 2023. The legislation, which appropriately goes into effect during Distracted Driving Awareness Month, grants...

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How to Take Pictures After a Car Accident

Learn how to capture photographic evidence at the crash scene In the aftermath of a serious car accident, taking photos is probably the last thing on your mind. However, taking pictures is crucial to document the scene. Photos can serve as objective evidence in case of a dispute with insurance companies, support your legal case,...

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Can You Claim Compensation for a Concussion from a Car Accident in Ohio?

After a crash, an attorney can help you understand your potential legal options. A concussion is a common car accident injury. Unfortunately, it’s also frequently misunderstood. While some people incorrectly believe that concussions are not that big of a deal, they are traumatic brain injuries that can have long-term consequences without prompt medical attention. If...

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Who is At-Fault in a T-Bone Accident?

Columbus, OH, car accident lawyers explain how the legal process works. T-bone accidents are among the most serious types of car accidents. But what exactly is a T-bone accident? Why do they happen? Who’s at fault? And who’s responsible for paying injury victims for their accident-related expenses? These are all important questions. That’s why it’s...

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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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