accidents involving pregnant women

Risks to Pregnant Women and Unborn Babies in Car Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: Pregnant women should take special care to safely drive or ride as a passenger in a motor vehicle during their pregnancy.  Car accidents can affect a pregnant mother as well as the unborn child in a variety of ways, resulting in unique compensation.  Pregnant women involved in car accidents… Read more »

how dangerous are rural roads

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 »

How to Handle Your Teen Driver's First Car Accident

How to Handle Your Teen Driver’s First Car Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Teen drivers, particularly males, have a higher likelihood of being involved in a fatal car accident than any other age group.   Car accidents are the leading cause of death for American teens.   Prepare your teen for how to handle the aftermath of a car accident, especially one… Read more »

car accidents in road construction zones

Tips for Preventing Indianapolis Work Zone Car Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: There are several common causes of work zone accidents in Indiana, and depending on which factor contributed to a crash, one or more parties may be liable. There is an increased likelihood of accidents in work zones due to a number of factors ranging from the construction itself to… 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 »

Follow These 8 Steps If You’re Injured in a Spring Bicycle Accident

Follow These 8 Steps If You’re Injured in a Spring Bicycle Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Bicycle accidents aren’t always avoidable, but there are some steps you can take to better ensure your safety when you hit the road cycling. You should treat a bicycle accident like a car accident in many ways, and follow standard procedure, such as calling 911 if hit. Always seek… Read more »

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Tips for Shopkeepers to Maintain Safe and Secure Premises

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana shopkeepers have a duty to keep their visitors safe. There are steps you can take to prevent injury claims. Maintain your building, remove hazards, and contact an experienced attorney if you ever face a lawsuit. Have you ever stumbled on a floor mat? Tripped on some loose pavement?… Read more »

Top Five Ways You Can Help Flatten the Curve

Top Five Ways You Can Help Flatten the Curve

What is the ultimate benefit of “self-quarantine,” and what does “flatten the curve” mean long term? What you’ll learn reading this article: How you can help lessen the load on our healthcare system during the Covid-19 pandemic Ways you can help your fellow Hoosier during this time through donations What we can learn from the… Read more »

BITTEN BY A DOG IN INDIANA

What To Do If You’re Bitten By a Dog In Indiana

What you’ll learn reading this article: Dog bites are quite common and about half come from familiar dogs. You can sue the dog’s owner and hold them responsible for your medical bills and more. Indiana has a rule that allows dog bite victims to sue, even if they are partially responsible for their own injuries…. Read more »