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Indiana Car Accident Caused by Cell Phone
You have probably witnessed someone driving beside you in traffic using their cell phone. Sadly, cell phone use is one of the most common causes of distracted driving in Indiana and the United States. Even though a car accident caused by cell phone use can cause serious injuries, Indiana does not ban the use of … Continued
Are You in Need of an Indianapolis Car Accident Attorney?
According to the 2016 County Profiles provided by the Indiana University Public Policy Institute, 223,734 crashes in Indiana resulted in 821 deaths during 2016. Traffic accidents have increased in Indiana each year since 2012. As traffic crashes continue to increase, the chance you might be involved in a car accident also increases. Our Indianapolis Car … Continued
Driving in Unfavorable Weather Conditions
According to AAA, adverse weather and/or roadway conditions account for approximately 21 percent of traffic accidents each year. Annually, almost 1.2 million traffic accidents are blamed on weather and/or road conditions. Because of traffic accidents related to road conditions and weather, roughly 425,103 people are injured, and 5,137 people die each year. Whatever term you … Continued
Do I Pay Tax on My Car Accident Settlement in Indiana?
When you are injured in a car accident, you suffer a variety of economic and non-economic damages. Under Indiana’s personal injury laws, you are entitled to recover compensation from another party if that party was negligent in causing your injury. For instance, if another driver fails to yield the right of way, rear-ends your vehicle, … Continued
Car Accidents: Why You Need a Police Report
It happens in the blink of an eye. You are running errands, taking the children to school, or going to work. Your thoughts are on the day ahead of you or what you need to do when you get home when suddenly another driver crashes into your vehicle. Many people are in shock in the … Continued
What To Do When the Other Driver Has No Insurance
Indiana law requires that drivers purchase minimum liability insurance coverage for the vehicle they operate. The current Indiana minimum liability insurance requirements are: $25,000 for bodily injury or death to one person $50,000 for bodily injury or death to more than one person $25,000 in property damage coverage Even though Indiana law requires every motor … Continued