injuries to avoid in spring

7 Types of Injuries and Accidents to Avoid This Spring

What you’ll learn reading this article: Springtime brings added risk of accidents and injuries. It’s important to minimize your family’s risk of being injured or injuring a visitor. There are seven types of spring injuries you should avoid. It’s springtime! Everyone is going outdoors to enjoy some warmth and sunshine. With redbud trees and peonies… Read more »

deaths from unbuckled rear passenger belts

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 »

How to Protect Yourself When Driving in Bad Weather

What you’ll learn reading this article: Bad weather contributes to many road accidents. Planning ahead can help keep you safe. If you’re hurt in an accident, a local lawyer can help clarify how weather played a role in your crash. Did you know bad weather is a factor in 1 in 5 traffic accidents? In… Read more »

safety of older vehicles

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 »

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 »