broken ribs after car accident

Broken Ribs After Car Accident

Broken ribs are a common injury from car accidents. When you are in an accident, your body is exposed to strong forces, often from multiple directions. The pressure placed on your chest cavity can be intense, often causing broken or fractured ribs.  The pain associated with broken ribs can be intense, and these injuries can… Read more »

are drunk drivers always at fault

Are Drunk Drivers Always at Fault?

Drunk driving kills thousands of people every year. According to the NHTSA, 37 people die each day on average in the U.S. as a result of drunk driving. In 2021, the total number of deaths from drunk driving accidents was 13,384. In Indiana specifically, the most recent data for how many fatalities there were from… Read more »

hit and run indiana

Steps to Take After a Hit and Run in Indiana

According to AAA, more than one hit and run accident occurs every minute in America, which averages out to around 682,000 crashes per year. Additionally, hit and run accidents have increased by about 7.2% every year since 2009.  While each state has laws that are meant to help prevent hit and runs from occurring, these… Read more »

car accident brain injury

Car Accident Brain Injury: Here’s What To Do

If you or someone you love is suffering from a car accident brain injury, you’re not alone. In the US, Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) make up a substantial number of injury-related deaths and disabilities, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These injuries account for approximately 30 percent of all… Read more »

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Most Dangerous Roads in Indiana in 2023

The Midwest might not be known for having serious traffic problems, but that doesn’t mean we don’t see our fair share of accidents. Like any other state, there are some roads and intersections in Indiana that tend to appear in the news more often due to things like poor road design or higher rates of… Read more »

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Car Getting Hit By a Train: Who’s Liable?

Individual railroads are all held to strict standards and bound by federal regulations to create and maintain a safe place for cars to cross railroad tracks.  The reason is clear: Thousands of pounds of freight moving at high speeds spell disaster for much smaller cars and their drivers. That’s why railroad crossings are often marked… Read more »

self driving car accidents

Self-Driving Car Accidents: Who Is Liable?

Self-driving cars are becoming more common with each passing year. There were around 830,000 Tesla vehicles with self-driving technology on the road in 2022, and that doesn’t even account for the other auto manufacturers equipping their vehicles with this futuristic-sounding technology.  While these innovative vehicles are exciting, they’re far from perfect. There have already been… Read more »

work zone accidents

Car Accident in Construction Zone: Who’s Responsible?

Road construction zones are vital for maintaining safe driving conditions across Indiana. Whether during the day or night, construction projects introduce specific hazards. While traffic congestion is common during daylight hours, reduced visibility poses challenges at night. Work zone accidents can be preventable or unavoidable, underscoring the need for cautious driving to safeguard all parties… Read more »

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Drowsy Driving: How Sleep Deprivation Affects Drivers

The peril posed by drowsy driving extends beyond the driver to encompass all road users. The hazards tied to sleepiness while driving not only lead to injuries but, tragically, can result in fatalities. A preventable calamity can arise from driver fatigue or insufficient sleep. Regrettably, occurrences of drowsy driving accidents are more frequent than commonly… Read more »