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Risk of Fatal Crash Skyrockets for Teen Drivers in Summer Months

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 »

Do You Have an Allstate Personal Injury Claim? What to Expect Next

The aftermath of an auto accident can be exhausting — physically, emotionally, and mentally. While you are working to get new transportation, taking care of injuries, and getting back to a normal way of life, you don’t need the headache of negotiating with an insurance company after the crash — especially one of the largest… Read more »

Effectively Pursuing a Dram Shop Case: What You Need to Know

What you’ll learn from reading this article: The ins and outs of dram shop law Why you should pursue a dram shop case How to effectively pursue dram shop liability Though drunk driving laws are quite strict, resulting in serious punishments and reparations, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that around 10,000 people still… Read more »

When the Amount the Insurance Company Offers you is Less Than the Amount of Money You Owe on your Car

What you’ll learn from reading this article: Why insurance companies give you less back than you owe How the actual cash value (ACV) of your car is determined What to do to negotiate for more money Getting into a car accident and totaling your car can significantly affect your daily life. On top of any… Read more »

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Beware of Those Telling You What Your Case Is Worth at the Beginning of Your Personal Injury Case

What you will learn from reading this article: Why you shouldn’t trust people who tell you what your case is worth at the beginning of your personal injury case What variables are involved in personal injury cases Whether you should accept the first personal injury settlement offer you receive When you or a loved one… Read more »

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Proving PTSD After an Accident

Auto accidents are always traumatic events that can cause significant damage and injury to the body. Such events can also affect mental health. For some car crash victims, their mental health and well-being can remain damaged long after a crash occurred. In fact, auto accidents are a leading cause of post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition… Read more »

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Good Samaritan Laws: What You Need to Know

In this article, you will read: The Actual Indiana Good Samaritan codes A simplified explanation of what the codes mean for you Tips for bystanders Indiana Good Samaritan Codes (b) Except as provided in subsection (c), a person who comes upon the scene of an emergency or accident, complies with IC 9-26-1-1.5, or is summoned to… Read more »

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What Happens When a Car Accident Occurs Due to a Driver’s Medical Condition?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana has certain restrictions in place for known medical conditions that may affect a driver’s ability to safely operate a vehicle. When an unforeseen medical emergency occurs, a driver may not be found liable if they meet the standards for the sudden emergency doctrine.  Cases dealing with medical emergencies… Read more »

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Understanding Indiana’s Premises Liability Law

After reading this article, you will be able to answer these questions: What are common terms used in Indiana’s Premises Liability Law? In which scenarios could a property owner be held liable for damages? How does this law work for you if you are injured? Basic terms used in Indiana’s Premises Liability Law include: Invitee:… Read more »

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Indiana Product Liability Act: What You Should Know

Here’s what you’ll learn about the Indiana Product Liability Act from reading this article: What is considered a defective product in Indiana? When would I not have grounds to file a case? Do I have grounds to file a case? Thousands of product liability lawsuits are filed each year in the United States. Some of… Read more »