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ATV Safety Tips: Avoid Accidents While Driving

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs), commonly called four-wheelers, have gained popularity in Indiana for their versatility in crossing open land, providing transportation for teens, and offering recreational enjoyment. However, the allure of ATVs comes with significant risks, as reckless driving and improper handling often result in severe accidents, particularly involving children. To prevent such tragedies, it’s crucial… 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 »

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Back Surgery Types: Surgeries You Could Have After an Accident

Car accidents can cause victims to suffer from life-altering and debilitating back injuries, including spinal cord injuries. Around 4,200 Americans sustain spinal cord injuries from car accidents every year, causing intense pain and immobility. Sadly, these injuries are more than just inconvenient and painful — you may also require costly back surgery after a car… Read more »

Distracted Driving: Texting While Driving Accidents

Despite Indiana passing a Hands-Free Law in 2020 to crack down on texting while driving accidents, these incidents continue to be an issue. Since 2020, reports say that over 14,000 citations have been issued for drivers who were using their phones.  Additional data shows that crashes and fatalities involving distracted drivers also increased during that… Read more »

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The Car Accident Settlement Process in Indiana

What you’ll learn from this article: Did you know you can collect compensation for a car accident without setting foot in court? Most car accident claims end in negotiated agreements between the parties. With the right legal support, you can secure valuable compensation for your injuries, car damage, lost wages, and other losses. Here’s what… Read more »

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Could You Receive a Broken Hand Car Accident Settlement?

What you’ll learn from this article: Your fingers, hands, and wrists can easily be fractured in the force of a car accident. During the crash, you might suddenly grab the dashboard or brace yourself against the door without realizing you’re putting your hands at risk.  Even if you weren’t the driver, you could be suffering… Read more »

Jaw Pain From Whiplash After a Car Accident

Car accidents can cause victims to sustain numerous types of injuries ranging from mild to fatal. One especially common injury is whiplash. Whiplash usually occurs when a person’s head whips back and forth in a sudden motion, causing strain and damage to the soft tissues of the neck. This sudden trauma is common in car… Read more »

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What to Do if You Hit a Deer

Collisions involving wildlife happen more often than you might think. According to Indiana’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, more than 14,000 collisions yearly involve deer. These kinds of collisions are particularly common in suburban areas with fields, forests, and other wooded areas.  But what happens when you hit a deer? Are these kinds of collisions… Read more »