ice and snow accident who's at fault

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 »

slip and fall accidents in apartment complexes

Slip and Fall Accidents: What if I Slip and Fall in an Apartment Complex?

What you’ll learn reading this article: We spend a majority of our time at our residences, and therefore the majority of accidents happen at or close to home.  Depending on where an accident occurs at an apartment complex, various parties could be responsible for it.  The idea of “notice” can complicate slip and fall accident… 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 »

what if i slip and fall on a sidewalk

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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Older Vehicles May Not Be Safe for Teens and Seniors

What you’ll learn reading this article: Teens and senior drivers are more likely to be involved in fatal car accidents than drivers age 20-64.  Older vehicles are less likely to include safety features that have become standard over the years, making them less safe.  Teens and senior drivers are more likely to own and drive… Read more »

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Indiana’s Dangerous Roads

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana hosts many dangerous roads, and drivers in Indianapolis, which is encircled by interstates, are especially in danger of accidents. Surprisingly, many of Indianapolis’ roads that are most dangerous for drivers are also most dangerous for pedestrians, seeing heavy traffic of all kinds throughout the year.  Drunk, distracted and… Read more »

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How to Recover Compensation When Injured in an Indiana DUI Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: DUI accident-related injuries can be traumatic and result in chronic pain as well as substantial financial losses. Experienced DUI accident attorneys know the ins and outs of Indiana law and can help you to recover compensation for the financial, physical and mental toll the injury has caused you.  Contacting… 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 »

accidents involving pregnant women

Risks to Pregnant Women and Unborn Babies in Car Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: Pregnant women should take special care to safely drive or ride as a passenger in a motor vehicle during their pregnancy.  Car accidents can affect a pregnant mother as well as the unborn child in a variety of ways, resulting in unique compensation.  Pregnant women involved in car accidents… Read more »

liability law in slip and fall cases

Liability Issues in Slip and Fall Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: Premises liability law refers to the type of law centered on a property owner’s duty of care to visitors.  Indiana code provides for modified comparative fault, meaning one or all parties involved in a slip and fall case can be found at fault.  The monetary damages you may recover… Read more »