When school’s out, the children reign, and unfortunately, this means an increased risk of being involved in or causing a fatal car accident for teenagers. Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and what experts refer to as the “100 Deadliest Days.” This period spans from Memorial Day to Labor Day and is considered… Read more »
distracted driving accidents in Indianapolis
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 »
Distracted Driving in Indianapolis – Part 3 of 3 – Proving Fault for a Distracted Driving Accident
In our final distracted driving blog for Distracted Driving Awareness Month, our Indianapolis distracted driving attorneys discuss the steps you should take if a distracted driver injures you. We also discuss compensation for accident victims and how a distracted driving accident claim is valued. Steps to Take After an Indianapolis Distracted Driving Accident Many of… Read more »
Distracted Driving in Indianapolis – Part 2 of 3 – Proving Fault for a Distracted Driving Accident
In the second part of our blog series for Distracted Driving Awareness Month, our PBAR legal team discusses proving fault for a distracted driving accident. It is not enough to prove that a driver was distracted at the time of a collision. You must prove that the driver caused the collision. In the blog below,… Read more »
Distracted Driving in Indianapolis – Part 1 of 3 – What is Distracted Driving?
Distracted driving continues to be a huge problem in Indianapolis and throughout the country. Drivers continue to multitask behind the wheel instead of focusing their attention solely on the task of driving. Our Indianapolis distracted driving accident attorneys discuss the definition of distracted driving in the first blog of a three-blog series covering distracted driving… Read more »
Who is Responsible for an Indianapolis Distracted Driving Accident?
Distracted driving has become a serious problem in the United States. During 2016, 3,450people lost their lives in distracted driving accidents. Distracted drivers also injure hundreds of thousands of people each year. Because distracted driving is under-reported, the numbers of lives devastated by distracted drivers could be much higher. Why Do People Drive While Distracted?… Read more »