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Tips for Avoiding Road Rage Car Accidents In Indiana

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana has the nation’s highest rate of road rage deaths. Drivers should stay alert to all kinds of aggressive driving on the road. Follow our tips to avoid road rage. Do you know Indiana leads the nation in road rage fatalities? A study by the National Highway Traffic Safety… Read more »

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The Importance of Accident Reports and How to Get a Copy of Yours

What you’ll learn from this article: Why motor vehicle accidents should always be reported and how to do that How to get a copy of your accident report How your compensation can be affected by “at-fault” rulings After a car accident, everyone involved usually wants a copy of the police report. In fact, in order… Read more »

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For the Maximum Settlement, Don’t Make These 7 Mistakes After Your Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Learn the seven most common mistakes injured people make after their accidents. People who suffer injury from an accident and hire a lawyer get 3.5 times more money than those who try to settle on their own. You’ve been in a car accident, slipped and fallen or been bitten… Read more »

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Boating Accidents Are Increasing on Indiana Waterways

What you’ll learn reading this article: A significant number of boating accidents occur in Indiana and most of them involve small recreational watercraft. A recent ruling in a Missouri boating accident case where nine people from Indianapolis were killed involved the 1851 Shipowners Limitation of Liability Act to avoid compensating survivors and relatives of any… Read more »

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Are Traffic Roundabouts Reducing Car Crashes As Intended?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Roundabouts are intended to reduce car crashes, although many traffic intersections converted to traffic circles have actually become more accident-prone than before. Carmel, Indiana -the roundabout capital of the world- is looking at additional ways to limit crashes at traffic crossings, including an enforceable speed limit for roundabouts. If… Read more »

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Collisions Involving Vehicles and Trains Are More Common in Indiana That You Think

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana ranks #3 for the number of vehicle-train collisions in the United States. Vehicle-train collisions are more common than you think, with over 2,000 collisions occurring in the United States in 2018. Many accidents involving vehicles and trains occur at unprotected train crossings. In December 2019, two different vehicles… Read more »

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How DUI and Dram Shop Liability Are Related

What you’ll learn reading this article: Impairment can happen at a BAC level of .02%, only ¼ of the legal DUI concentration. Impaired drivers may not always meet the established blood alcohol concentration DUI level and yet they can still cause alcohol-related accidents. Bar and restaurant owners who over-serve can be found legally responsible for… Read more »

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How Weather Conditions Affect Car Crashes in Indianapolis and How to Drive Through It

What you’ll learn reading this article: Weather conditions can affect even the best driver’s abilities. Especially in winter, drivers require careful focus to avoid accidents involving other vehicles.  More than just ice and snow can contribute to adverse driving conditions. Be sure you know whether you are heading out in poor conditions.  There are several… Read more »

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Consequences of Alcohol-Related Car Accidents Change Lives in a Matter of Minutes

What you’ll learn reading this article: Recent catastrophic car accidents in and around Indianapolis show why alcohol-related crashes account for 10% of all Indiana traffic fatalities. Impaired drivers tend to drive at high speeds, operate their vehicles erratically, have slow reaction times and contribute to collisions that injure and kill people. Know the legal concepts… Read more »

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Injured By An Underinsured Driver? What You Can Do

What you’ll learn reading this article: When hit and injured by an underinsured driver, you may be at a personal loss for thousands of dollars and should seek the help of a qualified attorney to fight for your rights.  The state of Indiana requires all drivers to carry minimum liability insurance and uninsured motorist coverage…. Read more »