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Is a Bar Liable for a Drunk Driver in Indiana?

What you’ll learn reading this article: After a DUI accident involving an intoxicated person, the investigation starts. The authorities look for evidence that the driver was drunk and try to determine what the driver was doing just before the crash. Were they drinking alone at home? Did they have passengers in the car? Were they… Read more »

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How to Protect Yourself When Driving in Bad Weather

What you’ll learn reading this article: Bad weather contributes to many road accidents. Planning ahead can help keep you safe. If you’re hurt in an accident, a local lawyer can help clarify how weather played a role in your crash. Did you know bad weather is a factor in 1 in 5 traffic accidents? In… Read more »

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Third-Party Liability in a DUI Crash

What you’ll learn reading this article: When you file an accident claim with your own insurance company, that’s a first-party claim. In this article, we’d like to look at third-party DUI accident claims, where you file with the other driver’s insurance company after a drunk-driving crash. Would you know when to make a third party… Read more »

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Who Is at Fault for a Car Accident Caused by Snow or Ice?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Snow and ice create dangerous driving conditions that affect roadways as well as visibility. There are several steps Hoosier drivers can take to prepare their vehicles and themselves for safer winter driving.  Indiana is an at-fault state, which means that even if weather conditions contribute to an accident, at… Read more »

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Older Vehicles May Not Be Safe for Teens and Seniors

What you’ll learn reading this article: Teens and senior drivers are more likely to be involved in fatal car accidents than drivers age 20-64.  Older vehicles are less likely to include safety features that have become standard over the years, making them less safe.  Teens and senior drivers are more likely to own and drive… Read more »

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Indiana’s Dangerous Roads

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana hosts many dangerous roads, and drivers in Indianapolis, which is encircled by interstates, are especially in danger of accidents. Surprisingly, many of Indianapolis’ roads that are most dangerous for drivers are also most dangerous for pedestrians, seeing heavy traffic of all kinds throughout the year.  Drunk, distracted and… Read more »

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How to Recover Compensation When Injured in an Indiana DUI Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: DUI accident-related injuries can be traumatic and result in chronic pain as well as substantial financial losses. Experienced DUI accident attorneys know the ins and outs of Indiana law and can help you to recover compensation for the financial, physical and mental toll the injury has caused you.  Contacting… Read more »

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Learn How to Safely Navigate the Rural Roads Around Indiana

What you’ll learn reading this article: Over half of Indiana is made up of farmland.  Rural roads can offer particular dangers that city streets do not.  Harvest season can be especially dangerous for drivers as farm equipment and machinery is operating. Indiana is made up of almost 23 million acres of land, and there’s a… Read more »

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What You Should Know About PTSD From A Car Accident

Most people have heard of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, but many do not know all that it entails.  For example, most people associate PTSD with veterans due to the very traumatic things they experience during combat and war. And while combat is traumatizing, one of the leading causes of PTSD in the United States… Read more »

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What Happens When an Indiana Car Accident Involves a Government-Owned Vehicle?

What you’ll learn reading this article: In many cases, the government and its officials have immunity when it comes to being found liable for accidents.  Exceptions to governmental immunity do exist, and you can pursue claims in the event of an accident with a government-owned vehicle.   Because of contributory negligence, if you are found to… Read more »