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How Does the “Damages and Compensation Formula” Work?

If you have been injured in an accident, you suffer several types of damages, including physical injuries, property damage, financial loss, and non-economic damages. Non-economic damages are commonly referred to as “pain and suffering” damages. Pain and suffering damages are the most difficult type of damages to calculate because there is not an invoice or … Continued

What Happens When You’re in a Road Construction Accident

Road construction is a necessary evil that driver must cope with to improve driving conditions. State and local authorities must work on the roads to maintain roads and improve roads for all drivers. Unfortunately, construction and maintenance usually take place during daylight hours when traffic is heavy. Maintenance and construction can create traffic jams and … Continued

How Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits Work in Indiana

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCSC), there are approximately 17,000 new spinal cord injury (SCI) cases each year in the United States. This number does not include the number of individuals who suffer a SCI in a fatal accident. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries (38 … Continued

Are Bars Held Accountable For Drunk Driving Accidents?

Drunk driving is a problem in Indiana and throughout the United States, especially during the holiday season. During 2013, accidents caused by alcohol-impaired drivers resulted in 2,044 injuries and 124 deaths. One source reports that two to three times more people are killed in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. With … Continued

How to Drive Safely Through the Snow

Are you ready for winter driving? When we were children, we prayed for snow. Light, fluffy, white happiness. As adults, we know what a pain it can be to deal with a snowstorm. Life does not stop because it snows. We may be able to put off some tasks, but we cannot put off driving … Continued

Why Hosts Need to Watch How Much Their Guests Drink

Tis the season to celebrate!  Unfortunately, some people celebrate a little too much before getting behind the wheel of their vehicle to drive home. DUI incidents increase dramatically during the holiday season from the day before Thanksgiving Day through New Year’s Day. DUI cases increase by 31 percent during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. On Christmas … Continued