Common Causes of Rear-End Crashes in Indianapolis

Rear-end crashes are common throughout Indianapolis, especially during heavy periods of traffic. Crashes involving rear-end collisions are often referred to as “fender benders,” which makes them sound like minor car accidents. However, rear-end crashes can cause traumatic injuries and life-threatening conditions. Some victims of rear-end accidents have surgery and endure months of painful therapy and… Read more »

Does Holiday Shopping Increase the Risk of a Parking Lot Accident in Indianapolis?

Are you ready for the holiday shopping season? Ready or not, Black Friday (which really begins on Thanksgiving Day now) is just a couple of weeks away. While you are searching for bargains, you need to be careful that you are not the victim of a parking lot accident. Parking Lot Accident Claims Increase During… Read more »

Using Expert Witnesses in an Indianapolis Personal Injury Case

You sustain a variety of damages when you are injured in an accident. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may suffer physical injuries, financial losses, and emotional damages. You may receive compensation if another person or party caused the accident. In some cases, you may need an expert witness to help you recover… Read more »

A Whiplash Injury Can Cause Chronic Pain and Impairment

Rear-end crashes are some of the most common types of motor vehicle crashes, especially in Indianapolis traffic jams. Distracted drivers, speeding, and following too closely for conditions are common causes of rear-end accidents. Whatever the underlying reason for the crash may be, the results are often the same. The occupants of the vehicle in front… Read more »

Hit and Run Accidents are Increasing — What Should You Do After a Hit & Run Crash?

A recent analysis released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that fatalities from hit and run accidents are at a record high in the United States.  Some of the disturbing facts about hit and run accidents from the study include: Every minute, a hit and run accident occurs somewhere in the United States…. Read more »

Loss of Consortium – Am I Entitled to Compensation for My Spouse’s Injury?

It is a stressful and difficult time when your spouse is injured in an accident. In addition to being worried about your spouse, you must deal with the financial burden placed on your family because of the accident. You must also assume many of the duties that your spouse took care of while your spouse… Read more »

Could Hearing Loss Increase Risk of a Traffic Accident for Seniors?

According to the NHTSA, there was a three percent increase in the number of traffic fatalities involving older people from 2015 to 2016. From 2007 through 2016, there was a 13 percent increase in traffic fatalities in older people. AARP reports that older drivers are safe drivers when compared to drivers in other age groups…. Read more »

What Should I Do If I Am in a Car Accident During a Vacation?

No one wants to be involved in a car accident, especially during a vacation. Being involved in a traffic accident at home is frustrating regardless of whether you suffer injuries or walk away from the crash. However, when you are on vacation, being in a car accident can be even more challenging. What do you… Read more »

Who Is Liable for Car Crashes in Work Zones in Indiana?

Work zone accidents increased 7.8 percent nationwide from 2014 to 2015. Nationwide, there were approximately 96,626 crashes in work zones. The number of work zone accidents has increased in the United States each year since 2013. The number of work zone accidents increased in Indiana from 2015 to 2016. Indiana has also experienced an increase… Read more »

Football Season is Here! Beware of Increased Risk of DUI Accidents?

Football is back in full force for college and professional football teams. Unfortunately, alcohol and watching football often go together. Consuming alcohol during a football game is a common occurrence at tailgates and parties. Sadly, some people enjoy a bit too much alcohol before and during a football game, especially when they begin celebrating hours… Read more »