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How Much Is the Settlement if I Was Hit by a Company Vehicle?

If you were hit by a company vehicle, whether as a pedestrian or in another car, you’re likely dealing with injuries and have many questions. One common questions is, How much is the settlement if I was hit by a company vehicle? It is a valid question, and the answer varies depending on several factors that we will look...

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What Is the Collateral Source Rule in Insurance?

The collateral source rule in insurance is a legal principle that plays a significant role in personal injury cases, particularly those involving health care insurance payments. Defendants may want to reduce what they owe you when you have received compensation from other sources, such as insurance, but the collateral source rule can prevent them from doing that in certain...

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What Does Possession is 9/10ths of the Law Mean?

You will often hear the phrase, “possession is 9/10ths of the law,” meaning that a person with actual possession of a piece of property holds a stronger legal claim to it than anyone else. In most cases, people use the phrase to describe ownership rights in a piece of real or personal property. But if you are charged with...

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What to Do If Your Car Accident Police Report Is Wrong

If you were recently involved in a car accident in Colorado and discovered that the car accident police report is wrong, it’s essential to take action. An inaccurate police report can impact your insurance claim or legal case. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the types of police report mistakes you may encounter, how to prevent errors, and what...

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Who Is at Fault If You Hit Someone in Your Blind Spot? 

Blind spots make the already complicated task of driving even more tricky. Who is at fault if you hit someone in your blind spot? There isn’t a simple answer to this question because, in most cases, the details of the collision will determine who is responsible for the crash. Contact our experienced team of car accident attorneys at Gerash...

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How Many Accidents Can a CDL Driver Have?

Drivers with commercial licenses (CDL) are held to a higher standard than regular drivers. This higher standard impacts a victim’s liability claim when a commercial driver injures them. What happens if a CDL driver gets into an accident? How many accidents can a CDL driver have before they face suspension or other consequences? The answer is not always straightforward....

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Who Is at Fault in a Parking Lot Accident?

Although a parking lot is a small space, it can still be the site of devastating car accidents. Parking lots are full of vehicles, fixed objects, pedestrians, and other hazards. These characteristics can make a parking lot accident especially catastrophic and dangerous. Many people think parking lots are safer for drivers than highways, interstates, or other roadways. Yet, approximately...

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How Long Does it Take to Settle a Semi Truck Accident? 

Semi-truck accidents inflict devastating injuries and cause thousands of dollars in property damage. The average passenger vehicle weighs between 2,750 and 4,000 lbs, while a semi-truck pulling an empty trailer weighs approximately 35,000 lbs, making collisions between large trucks and passenger vehicles especially dangerous.  When someone suffers serious injuries in a semi-truck accident, they understandably want to receive compensation...

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Is a Tire Blowout an At-Fault Accident?

Losing control of your vehicle while behind the wheel has to be one of the scariest experiences a driver can encounter. Car accidents due to tire blowouts are responsible for property damage, increased insurance rates, personal injury, and death.  Tire-related accidents are more common than you think. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, in 2020, more than...

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Who Is At Fault in a Rear-End Collision in Colorado?

Were you injured in a rear-end collision caused by another party’s negligence? If so, you could be entitled to compensation for your injuries and other damages. While you might assume that the vehicle in the rear is always at fault, that is not always the case. Each year, cases of broken tail lights, accidental reverse acceleration, and even fraud...

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