What Constitutes a Catastrophic Injury for Indianapolis Personal Injury Claims?

Traffic accidents, slip and fall accidents, dog attacks, product injuries, and other personal injury accidents can result in mild to catastrophic injuries. Catastrophic injuries are usually defined as injuries that result in permanent disabilities or life-threatening conditions. A catastrophic injury can change the life of the victim and the lives of the victim’s family members… Read more »

Four Differences Between Indianapolis Truck Accidents and Car Accidents

If you have seen an accident involving a large truck or commercial vehicle, you already know that these crashes are not your typical traffic accident. Accidents involving large vehicles are different from crashes involving cars, small trucks, or motorcycles. Semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, and other large truck accidents typically result in more fatalities and catastrophic injuries than… Read more »

Backyard Slip and Slide Safety Tips for Indianapolis Homeowners

As summer begins to heat up and kids are out of school for the summer break, many parents will set up backyard slip and slide areas for their children. However, this fun way of cooling off can also create hazardous and dangerous conditions for children and adults. Safety tips for backyard slip and slides include:… Read more »

Summer Bicycle Safety Tips for Drivers and Parents

Summer is here, and school will be out for a few months. You are likely to see more children riding bicycles during the summer months as they have more time to be outside and enjoy leisure activities when the weather is nice and school is not in session. Therefore, it is a good time for… Read more »

California Jury Awards Couple More Than $2 Billion in Roundup Lawsuit

A California jury delivered another strong rebuke to the manufacturer of Roundup weed killer when it awarded a couple $2 billion for punitive damages sustained after using the weed killer for years. The jury also awarded the couple $55 million in compensatory damages. This lawsuit was the third jury verdict against the manufacturer of Roundup,… Read more »

What is a Product Liability Claim?

When you purchase a product, you expect that product to perform its intended function safely. You do not expect the product to cause an injury. Unfortunately, millions of people are injured each year by defective products in the United States. Defective products that cause injury include toys, furniture, vehicles, medical equipment, appliances, tools, and other… Read more »

ATV Safety Tips to Avoid an ATV Accident in Indianapolis

ATV season has arrived! For diehard riders, ATV season never ends. However, many riders enjoy riding during the late spring through early fall. Summer also has additional riders because schools are out of session, so more kids and teens have time to hit the trails, which could equal more accidents and injuries. If you are… Read more »

Do the Dram Shop Laws in Indiana Apply to Social Hosts?

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a crime in Indiana. A person convicted of drunk driving can face serious criminal punishments, including jail time, fines, probation, and interlock ignitions. However, if the drunk driver causes a DUI accident, the driver may also be liable for damages in a civil suit. While you might have already… Read more »

Indianapolis Summertime Motorcycle Safety

Safety is one of the most common topics we discuss when choosing topics for blogs. Sadly, motorcyclists have a high risk of injury or death in a traffic crash because of the lack of protection offered by the vehicle. Furthermore, many motorcycle accidents are caused by other motorists, so the cause of the crash is… Read more »

Summertime Auto Safety Tips From Our Indianapolis Auto Accident Attorneys

School is almost finished and it is almost time for those infamous summer road trips with the family.  Even if you will be staying in Indianapolis this summer, it is a good idea to prepare yourself and your automobile for summer driving conditions. We pay a lot of attention to preparing vehicles for winter, but… Read more »