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How Does Weather Affect Liability for Car Accidents In Indiana?

What you’ll learn from reading this article: How weather affects liability for car accidents in Indiana Pointers for driving safely in hazardous weather conditions Indiana is blessed (is that the right word?) with all kinds of weather — much of it dangerous for drivers. Yes, our spring and summer seasons are beautiful but often plagued… Read more »

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Winter Accident Risks for Off-Road (ATV, OTV, ROV) Vehicles

What you’ll learn reading this article: Off-road vehicles are risky to ride. Many vehicles can’t handle winter weather and some have been recalled. Know Indiana’s off-roading laws, especially if you’ve been injured. Indiana’s off-road vehicles go by many names and abbreviations. We have all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs), utility task vehicles (UTVs), and… 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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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 »

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Who’s Responsible for a Car Accident in Bad Weather?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana, as a four-season state, sees a reasonable amount of severe weather ranging from thunderstorms to tornadoes to winter storms.  Indiana is an at-fault state, meaning someone is always found responsible for an accident.  Indiana’s modified comparative fault negligence system means that one or more individuals can share in… Read more »