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Will Posting on Social Media Hurt My Car Accident Claim?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Social media posts are legally allowed in the courtroom, even if your account was set to private. Defense attorneys and insurance companies are talented at mining social media for excuses to deny car accident victims damages.  If you do make the mistake of posting, talk with your attorney rather… Read more »

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Will My Insurance Rates Go Up After an Indianapolis Car Accident?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Sometimes car insurance rates rise after an accident. Indiana has clear rules about having insurance and reporting car accidents. There are three important reasons to let your insurance company know about the accident, even if it was minor or it wasn’t your fault. Here’s a hard lesson many people… Read more »

Indiana Cell Phone Ban Goes Into Effect July 1

Indiana Cell Phone Ban Goes Into Effect July 1

What you’ll learn reading this article: Starting July 1, Indiana’s new ban on using cell phones while driving is in effect. The goal is to reduce preventable distracted driving crashes on Indiana roads. Violators risk fines and a suspension of their driver’s license. Almost half of all drivers admit to being distracted by their phones,… Read more »

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Indiana Truck Accidents Often Caused by Tire Blowouts

What you’ll learn reading this article: Truck tire blowouts can cause serious road accidents. You can sue the trucking company or even the tire manufacturer. Surviving the accident financially is an important part of your recovery. Have you ever been driving next to a big rig when one of its tires blows out? BAM! It’s… Read more »

Increase in Indianapolis Pedestrian Accidents

Increase in Indianapolis Pedestrian Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: Fatal pedestrian accidents are on the rise throughout the entire United States. Indianapolis has one of the most dangerous areas for pedestrians in the U.S. Several ways to protect yourself and your loved ones from pedestrian accidents in Indianapolis. Warmer weather means an increase in walkers and bicyclists, and… Read more »

Hire a Lawyer Right Away to Avoid Irreparable Damage to Your Case

Hire a Lawyer Right Away to Avoid Irreparable Damage to Your Case

What you’ll learn reading this article: Many well-meaning individuals cause irreparable harm to their case before even leaving the scene of the accident by providing written or recorded statements that can be used against them later.  Posting online, particularly on social media, can damage your case, even if you are just sharing the news with… Read more »

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Common Soft Tissue Injuries from Car Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: After a car accident, it’s common to have soft tissue injuries. These injuries can be extremely painful and long-lasting. It’s important to seek urgent medical care, then contact a personal injury attorney. Soft tissue injuries are some of the most common injuries from car accidents. They involve damage to… Read more »

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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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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 »