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Traumatic Brain Injuries, Especially from Car Accidents

What you will learn from reading this article: What are traumatic brain injuries? What are common causes of TBIs? How do motor vehicle accidents cause TBIs? What are the symptoms of TBIs? What are the long-term effects of TBIs? How are TBIs diagnosed? A traumatic brain injury is exactly what it sounds like: a traumatic… Read more »

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Unbuckled Rear Passenger Deaths

What you’ll learn from reading this article: Seat belt statistics – both front and rear Indiana seatbelt laws Your ability to sue even if you were not wearing a seatbelt Seatbelt Statistics Most people recognize the importance of wearing seatbelts. Back in 2000, only 70.7% of front-seat passengers used seatbelts, but as of 2019, that… Read more »

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Can I Sue for Food Poisoning?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Food poisoning can happen anywhere food is sold or served. There are practical concerns that come with filing a food poisoning lawsuit. This type of lawsuit is quite complex, so please opt for excellent legal representation. Food poisoning starts with an upset stomach and becomes something much worse. Also… Read more »

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Foodborne Illnesses: Who Is Liable?

What you’ll learn from reading this article: How to recognize the signs of food poisoning Possible culprits of foodborne illnesses What to do if you need to hold somebody liable for your illness You have probably experienced an upset stomach after a night out, especially after over-indulging. However, what if you experience more than a… 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 »

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Types of Damages You Can Suffer in a DUI Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana DUI crashes cause life-changing economic and non-economic damages. As an injured person, you can seek compensation for certain damages. A DUI accident lawyer can help you secure high-value compensation. This year, hundreds of Indiana DUI crashes will cause severe bodily injuries and deep emotional wounds. Recovering from a… Read more »

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Who Is at Fault for a Car Accident Caused by Snow or Ice?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Snow and ice create dangerous driving conditions that affect roadways as well as visibility. There are several steps Hoosier drivers can take to prepare their vehicles and themselves for safer winter driving.  Indiana is an at-fault state, which means that even if weather conditions contribute to an accident, at… Read more »

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Slip and Fall Accidents: What if I Slip and Fall in a Parking Lot?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Accidental falls are the leading cause of emergency room visits in the United States.  Parking lots are commonly frequented and full of potential hazards for slip and fall accidents.  You must file a claim for your slip and fall injury before the statute of limitations expires, which depends on… Read more »

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Slip and Fall Accidents: What if I Slip and Fall on a Sidewalk?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana sidewalks can offer year-round hazards to individuals who traverse them.  Sidewalks are the responsibility of the property owner—whether that’s a private citizen or the city government—and must be maintained properly.  Your timeline to file a slip and fall claim depends on what type of property the accident took… Read more »

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Dangers of Speeding Semi-Trucks

What you’ll learn reading this article: Because of their excessive weight and height, speeding trucks can cause dangers beyond typical speeding vehicles.  At their heaviest, semi-trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds and require almost two football fields’ worth of distance to brake fully.  Truck drivers must take special care not to exceed their ideal… Read more »