Category: Car Accidents

Two cars crash from changing lanes in the highway.

Drivers owe a duty to their passengers and others on the road to follow the law and operate their vehicles in a safe and reasonable manner. So, when changing lanes, a driver should judge the distance from other cars, check his or her mirrors and use turn signals before going…

car accident lawsuit

There are over 6 million car accidents every year. Many of these car accidents turn into lawsuits further down the road. But even a few simple mistakes can ruin your car accident lawsuit. We’ve put together this guide to help you know what you should and shouldn’t do during your case. 1….

Man on motorcycle got hit by a car.

Indiana’s traffic fatality rate is 13 in 100,000 as of 2017. A greater percentage of fatalities occurred in non-urban areas, potentially due to higher speed limits. Unsurprisingly, the risk for fatality increases for younger drivers, drivers and passengers not using seat belts, drivers exceeding the speed limit, and motorcyclists. Although Indiana is…

Terrified driver on the car accident he's involved in.

The odds that you will get into a car accident over the course of your driving life are very high. As Forbes reports, the average American driver should actually expect to get into at least once accident every 18 years. While many accidents are minor “fender benders,” the reality is that many…

A bad car accident in Fort Wayne

Being involved in a car accident is never easy, but when you’ve been injured, the difficulties mount. In addition to dealing with vehicle repairs, you may also be facing mounting medical bills and time off work. In the case of head injuries, in particular, you may be unaware of the injuries at…

Driver fastening his seatbelt for safety.

When a vehicle traveling at even a slow speed comes to an immediate, complete stop as in a car accident, it can send occupants flying forward, toss them about the cabin or, in the worst cases, eject them from the vehicle. For this reason, it is vitally important for people…

what to do after a car accident

A car accident is stressful enough, with injuries to recover from, bills to pay, and potentially the loss of use of your vehicle. When that accident occurs on private property, your situation may be even more difficult due to differences between public and private roadway auto accidents. In accidents occurring on…

sore after a car accident

Approximately 3 million Americans a year are injured in car accidents. Injuries can range from minor bruises and scrapes on up to devastating head trauma or other injuries that leave the victim disabled for life. It’s common for people to walk away from a car accident mistakenly believing they were not injured….