Have you been hurt in a bicycle accident? Talk to our injury lawyers today for help. Recently, the Indy Star came out with a six-question quiz on Indiana’s cycling laws. Regardless of whether or not you regularly ride a bike, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the laws related to cycling, as they affect everyone on the road.
Recently in Decatur, a tragic accident occurred when the left rear wheel of an SUV came off, which apparently led to the driver losing control of the vehicle. Police reported that the driver and the front seat passenger weren’t wearing seat belts. The front seat passenger was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead on the scene.
Fatal accidents can be caused by a number of things, but often they are caused by a driver who is being negligent. When we think about the drivers who are the most dangerous, our minds most often go to drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol.
As Indianapolis personal injury lawyers, we were interested to see that this year’s state fair will be serving beer and wine for the first time in almost 70 years, according to the Associated Press.
Construction zones are a common headache on the road. They’re also a potential safety hazard for both vehicle occupants and construction workers. Data from the Federal Highway Administration shows that in 2010 there were over 87,000 work zone accidents in the US; a small fraction were fatal, while roughly 30% involved injury and 69% involved only property damage.
We stress it a lot but only because it’s very true: car wrecks cause a lot of damage. The most serious damage is always to people because injuries can drastically degrade their quality of life. Auto wrecks are just destructive in general, and they can cost a whole lot of money.