Medical Malpractice: What You Need to Know
Medical providers owe you a duty to provide medical care that is not substandard or causes you injury, harm, or death. While a doctor cannot guarantee that a medical procedure or a medical treatment will not have negative side effects, the doctor must provide you with a complete explanation of all potential consequences and perform … Continued
Motorcycle Accidents: What Are The Most Common Causes?
As a motorcyclist, you know that you face risks each time you ride your motorcycle. Everything from other drivers and road hazards to defective parts and driver error can cause a tragic accident in a split second. Although there are many causes for motorcycle crashes, some causes are more common than others. Common Causes of … Continued
I Was Hurt on the Job: What Can I Do?
If you are injured at work, you need to understand your rights about filing a workers’ compensation claim in Indiana. Indiana’s Workers’ Compensation laws prevent you from suing your employer for an on-the-job injury or illness in most cases. However, the system provides benefits for injured workers to provide necessary medical care and other benefits. … Continued
When a Drunk Driver Hits a Pedestrian
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its 2015 Traffic Safety Facts for Alcohol-Impaired Driving at the end of last year. According to the figures compiled by the NHTSA, an alcohol-impaired-driving fatality occurred every 51 minutes in 2015. During 2015, 10,265 people died in drunk driving accidents in the United States. This number represented … Continued
Disability Backpay: What You Should Know
Back disability pay can be very confusing because there are several different dates that must be considered to determine if you are entitled to backpay. In addition, some applicants may be entitled to retroactive pay in addition to backpay. To complicate matters further, backpay is handled differently depending on the type of SSD benefits you … Continued
Safety Tips: Avoid Accidents During a Street Festival
Drivers must use extra caution when driving through areas where large crowds are expected, such as a festival, fair, or another event. For example, a driver should drive slower than the posted speed limit when approaching an area where crowds are present. If a driver fails to use caution, the driver can be charged even … Continued