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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
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
Can You Sue Bloomington Over an Injury Claim?
In most personal injury claims, another person or a company is the party responsible for the injury. For example, if a driver turns left in front of you when you have the right of way, that driver is liable for any damages resulting from a collision. Likewise, if a product causes an injury due to … Continued
How Medical Liens Can Affect Your Injury Case
Dealing with medical bills after an accident can be frustrating and stressful. You need medical care, but you don’t have the money to pay medical bills. If you are seriously injured and out of work, paying for expensive medical treatments such as surgery, physical therapy, and rehabilitation may be impossible. What are you supposed to … Continued
What You Need to Know About the “Serious Injury” Threshold
According to state traffic statistics, 829 people died and 18,647 people were injured in traffic accidents during 2015. Medical costs, lost wages, and property damage result in billions of dollars in losses each year in the United States. In addition to the great financial losses incurred by accident victims, the physical, mental, and emotional damages … Continued
My Personal Injury Claim Was Denied, Now What?
If you have been injured in an accident caused by another person, Indiana personal injury laws provide a means for you to recover compensation for your injuries, losses, and damages. Examples of injuries that fall under this category of law include: Motor vehicle accidents including semi-truck accidents, motorcycle crashes, and car collisions Premises liability cases … Continued