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Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

What you will learn from reading this article: Common injuries from motorcycle accidents Common causes of motorcycle accidents Riding a motorcycle can best be summed up in two somewhat contradictory anonymous quotations: Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul. And There are two kinds of riders: those who have crashed and those… Read more »

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7 Types of Injuries and Accidents to Avoid This Spring

What you’ll learn reading this article: Springtime brings added risk of accidents and injuries. It’s important to minimize your family’s risk of being injured or injuring a visitor. There are seven types of spring injuries you should avoid. It’s springtime! Everyone is going outdoors to enjoy some warmth and sunshine. With redbud trees and peonies… Read more »

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Traumatic Brain Injuries, Especially from Car Accidents

What you will learn from reading this article: What are traumatic brain injuries? What are common causes of TBIs? How do motor vehicle accidents cause TBIs? What are the symptoms of TBIs? What are the long-term effects of TBIs? How are TBIs diagnosed? A traumatic brain injury is exactly what it sounds like: a traumatic… Read more »

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What is Highway Hypnosis? Drowsy Driving and Truck Accidents in Indiana

What you’ll learn reading this article: What is highway hypnosis? How can highway hypnosis and drowsy driving accidents be avoided? Have you ever found yourself in your driveway after commuting home from work and realized that you have no recollection of the actual journey? Your brain was on a kind of automatic pilot. This situation… Read more »

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Good Samaritan Laws: What You Need to Know

In this article, you will read: The Actual Indiana Good Samaritan codes A simplified explanation of what the codes mean for you Tips for bystanders Indiana Good Samaritan Codes (b) Except as provided in subsection (c), a person who comes upon the scene of an emergency or accident, complies with IC 9-26-1-1.5, or is summoned to… Read more »

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Car Accidents Are Rising: Experts Blame Risky Driving During the Pandemic

What you’ll learn reading this article: Statistics demonstrating the unexpected increase in fatal accidents during the pandemic Causes of increases in car accidents during 2020 How you can keep yourself safe on the road At a time when fewer cars have been on the road because of Covid restrictions and concerns about leaving the safety… Read more »

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Unbuckled Rear Passenger Deaths

What you’ll learn from reading this article: Seat belt statistics – both front and rear Indiana seatbelt laws Your ability to sue even if you were not wearing a seatbelt Seatbelt Statistics Most people recognize the importance of wearing seatbelts. Back in 2000, only 70.7% of front-seat passengers used seatbelts, but as of 2019, that… Read more »

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What Happens When a Car Accident Occurs Due to a Driver’s Medical Condition?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana has certain restrictions in place for known medical conditions that may affect a driver’s ability to safely operate a vehicle. When an unforeseen medical emergency occurs, a driver may not be found liable if they meet the standards for the sudden emergency doctrine.  Cases dealing with medical emergencies… Read more »

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Winter Accident Risks for Off-Road (ATV, OTV, ROV) Vehicles

What you’ll learn reading this article: Off-road vehicles are risky to ride. Many vehicles can’t handle winter weather and some have been recalled. Know Indiana’s off-roading laws, especially if you’ve been injured. Indiana’s off-road vehicles go by many names and abbreviations. We have all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs), utility task vehicles (UTVs), and… Read more »