hit and run laws

What Are the Hit and Run Laws in Indiana?

Hit and runs are often the most frustrating and challenging kind of accidents to deal with as a victim. When someone hits you and flees the scene, not only do you have your injuries to worry about, but you may also wonder how you are going to file a claim for compensation if there is… Read more »

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I Tripped On Boxes and Pallets in a Store Aisle. Can I Sue?

Until you have tripped over one, you probably never spent much (if any) time considering the pallet, a flat structure, usually used to stack, store, and transport goods. Most pallets are made of wood; when full, they are heavy, and approximately 400 million of them are produced in the U.S. each year.   Most people are… Read more »

Can You Get an Aortic Tear from a Car Accident?

Can You Get an Aortic Tear from a Car Accident?

Car accidents can wreak havoc on the human body, damaging the skeletal system, soft tissue, organs, and brain, among other things. Even when someone survives the impact and trauma of the accident itself, there can be long-term conditions that need continued medical care and treatment.  An aortic tear is among the most dangerous heart conditions… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Post Concussion Syndrome After an Accident

What You Need to Know About Post Concussion Syndrome After an Accident

The types of injuries sustained from a car accident are numerous and vary greatly in severity. Injuries to the head during a car accident are common and can be quite serious. Whether your injury involved hitting your head against a surface inside the car or was the result of abrupt head movement during impact, you… Read more »

Common Back Surgeries You Might Need After a Car Accident

Common Back Surgeries You Might Need After a Car Accident

Any type of injury can be a pain to deal with, but some injuries are certainly worse than others. And when it comes to car accidents, back injuries are often the most common result. Unfortunately, not only are back injuries painful and debilitating, but they can be incredibly expensive to treat, especially if surgery from… Read more »

Can a Pedestrian Be At Fault When Hit By a Car?

Can a Pedestrian Be At Fault When Hit By a Car?

Pedestrian accidents can have serious or fatal consequences for both drivers and walkers, but pedestrians are at a much greater risk of suffering from serious or fatal injuries. According to a study conducted by Smart Growth America, pedestrian fatalities have increased by 35% in the last decade. And with this dramatic increase, people frequently assume… Read more »

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Common Causes of Boating Accidents in Indiana

The state of Indiana is home to over 100 natural and man-made lakes that many residents flock to for recreation. Boating, fishing, and all kinds of water fun take place in the hot summer months in Indiana, but things can quickly become dangerous in the event of a boating accident. In 2018 alone the U.S…. Read more »

Seeking Indiana Wrongful Death Damages? The Elements You Need to Know to Prove Your Case

Seeking Indiana Wrongful Death Damages? The Elements You Need to Know to Prove Your Case

Perhaps the most difficult experience in life is losing a loved one, and the death of a family member is even worse when their passing is unexpected. When someone dies due to the negligence or deliberate wrongdoing of a person or company, the victim’s family can hold the liable party financially responsible through a wrongful… Read more »

Chest Contusions from a Car Accident in Indiana. Can I Sue?

Chest Contusions from a Car Accident in Indiana. Can I Sue?

The injuries resulting from car accidents can range from mild to severe, depending on the individual involved and how exactly they were injured from the force of the impact. For instance, front-seat passengers are more susceptible to certain chest injuries that can result from hitting the dashboard, the steering wheel, an airbag, or even from… Read more »

Bicycle Accidents Caused By Driving Distractions in Indiana

Bicycle Accidents Caused By Driving Distractions in Indiana

Cycling is becoming increasingly common these days. In fact, many riders have started to opt for bicycling to commute around town instead of driving or using public transportation. And there has been an especially large increase in bicyclists on the road since the pandemic, as cycling is a more socially distant and healthy way to… Read more »