Everyone knows that hit-and-run accidents are terrible. A driver, often under the influence, strikes another vehicle, pedestrian, or cyclist, and just – keeps driving, with no attempt to stop and see if there are any injuries or deaths. In the United States, there are an average of 2,000 hit-and-run accidents each day (6 of them… Read more »
What Compensation Can I Recover After Suffering a Degloving Injury from an Accident?
Although many people are unfamiliar with a degloving injury, they can be highly dangerous and may even cause death. Degloving injuries may require extensive surgeries, including skin grafts, as well as continuing treatment to prevent infection. You could also face permanent disabilities that prohibit you from working. Medical expenses can quickly add up, and you… Read more »
Can a Pedestrian Be At Fault When Hit By a Car?
Pedestrian accidents can have serious or fatal consequences for both drivers and walkers, but pedestrians are at a much greater risk of suffering from serious or fatal injuries. According to a study conducted by Smart Growth America, pedestrian fatalities have increased by 35% in the last decade. And with this dramatic increase, people frequently assume… Read more »
What Can I Do After My Child Was Injured in an Indiana Pedestrian Accident?
What you’ll learn reading this article: If your child was injured in a pedestrian accident they deserves proper medical treatment. Children have certain rights regarding Indiana pedestrian accidents. You can pursue the vehicle’s driver for accident compensation that covers your many costs and losses. There’s nothing more frightening than your child being injured, especially in… Read more »
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 »
The Importance of Filling Out a Slip and Fall Incident Report
What you’ll learn reading this article: If you’re injured in a slip and fall case, one of the very first things you should do is fill out an incident report. You can do this by contacting a manager or asking a store employee to get you the manager. Oftentimes people are afraid of “causing trouble”… Read more »
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 »
PERSONAL INJURY CASES — Pedestrian Accident in Indianapolis
If a negligent driver hits you while you are walking or jogging in Indianapolis, you may be entitled to compensation. The personal injury laws in Indiana provide a way for pedestrians hit by vehicles to recover money to compensate them for their accident-related expenses and damages. Our Indianapolis pedestrian accident attorneys can help you file… Read more »
New Section of The Monon Trail Can Help Keep Bicyclists and Pedestrians Safe
Last month was the grand opening of the extended Monon Trail. The 24-mail trail runs from downtown Indianapolis to the City of Sheridan in Hamilton County. Walkers, joggers, and bicyclists have a safe path that connects a variety of areas. The path is also wheelchair accessible. Because of its location, the path offers protection from… Read more »