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My Depression Got Worse After My Accident But My Insurance Won’t Pay

When considering the damages that a person can sustain from being in a car accident, most people tend to think of the physical injuries and car damage. However, there are more intangible damages that a person can suffer from, such as emotional distress. Though some get over the emotional trauma they experience after a car… Read more »

Personal Injuries Most Common on Halloween

For kids and adults, Halloween can be one of the most fun nights of the year. Kids love dressing up and going trick-or-treating. And while all that candy might not be the healthiest holiday tradition, kids of all ages love free candy and goodies. But accidents can happen anytime, and Halloween can be especially dangerous…. Read more »

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7 Types of Injuries and Accidents to Avoid This Spring

What you’ll learn reading this article: Springtime brings added risk of accidents and injuries. It’s important to minimize your family’s risk of being injured or injuring a visitor. There are seven types of spring injuries you should avoid. It’s springtime! Everyone is going outdoors to enjoy some warmth and sunshine. With redbud trees and peonies… Read more »

How to Protect Yourself When Driving in Bad Weather

What you’ll learn reading this article: Bad weather contributes to many road accidents. Planning ahead can help keep you safe. If you’re hurt in an accident, a local lawyer can help clarify how weather played a role in your crash. Did you know bad weather is a factor in 1 in 5 traffic accidents? In… Read more »

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Older Vehicles May Not Be Safe for Teens and Seniors

What you’ll learn reading this article: Teens and senior drivers are more likely to be involved in fatal car accidents than drivers age 20-64.  Older vehicles are less likely to include safety features that have become standard over the years, making them less safe.  Teens and senior drivers are more likely to own and drive… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »