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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 »

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This Holiday Season Understand Indiana’s Dram Shop Laws as a Business Owner and as a Patron

What you’ll learn reading this article: The holiday season is upon us – business owners should review their responsibility and patrons should know their rights as they relate to Indiana’s dram shop liability laws. Indiana’s dram shop liability laws affect social hosts such as private event businesses and caterers as well as business owners licensed… Read more »

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Proactively Sharing the Road with Trucks Minimizes Collisions in Indiana

What you’ll learn reading this article: A recent study suggests collisions involving standard-size and commercial vehicles such as cars and semi-trucks, have increased each year since 2013 by 5%. Accidents with large trucks can be the most dangerous and fatal. Take steps to better share the road with large trucks and avoid possible accidents. If… Read more »

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How Liquor Liability Laws Affect Indiana Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries

What you’ll learn reading this article: In just six years’ time, the number of breweries in the United States increased by almost 5,000.  Indiana is home to over 100 wineries, about 25 distilleries and at least 83 breweries throughout the state, many in close proximity to one another, which encourages “brewery-hopping” and tasting events that… Read more »

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Harsh Reality of Slip and Fall Injuries in Indiana

What you’ll learn reading this article: Slip and fall accidents are one of the leading causes of injury for all Americans as young as 24 years. Injuries from slip and fall accidents could affect your ability to work, earn income and enjoy life. Slip and falls are the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims for… Read more »

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Indiana No Pay No Play Laws Discourage Uninsured Driving

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana ranks 8th in the number of uninsured motorists, a rising trend across the U.S.  The cost to insured drivers has climbed 75% over the past 10 years. “No Pay, No Play” laws incorporate regulations for uninsured drivers’ ability to sue for damages and their rights to seek compensation… Read more »

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Hit-and-Run Auto Incidents Rising in Marion County

What you’ll learn reading this article: In the last few years, an average of 14 hit-and-run accidents occur on Marion County roads per day. A hit-and-run accident that results in a fatality is a Level 5 felony, with steeper, serious penalties for drivers who leave the scene of the crash. In 2007, four hit-and-run auto… Read more »