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  • Different Commercial Trucks & Weight Limits

    Different Commercial Trucks & Weight Limits

    Trucks and trailers are an important tool in transporting goods throughout the country. However, when these vehicles are not properly used, negligence can lead to dangerous and deadly accidents. Each type of commercial vehicle or trailer has various capabilities when …

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  • What Trucks Need USDOT Numbers, and Why?

    What Trucks Need USDOT Numbers, and Why?

    The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) was established with the mission to ensure our nation has safe, modern, and efficient transport systems, from highways to railroads to public transit. This includes an agency called the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration …

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  • Indiana Roundabout Laws and Etiquette

    Indiana Roundabout Laws and Etiquette

    According to data from the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), roundabouts mean 90% less fatalities and a 76% drop in injury crashes versus a traditional four-way stop. In fact, as of 2016, 256 roundabouts had already been installed throughout the …

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  • Suing for Damages for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Suing for Damages for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was recognized as a mental condition by the American Psychiatric Association in 1980, but it’s been around for a very long time. Dating back to 1915 this condition was called Shell Shock or Battle Neurosis …

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  • Who Can Recover Money in Indiana Wrongful Death?

    Who Can Recover Money in Indiana Wrongful Death?

    In Indiana, wrongful death is defined as when “the death of one is caused by the wrongful act or omission of another.” Basically, one person’s action or inaction directly causes the death of someone’s loved one. These situations are often …

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  • Indiana Survival Actions vs Wrongful Death

    Indiana Survival Actions vs Wrongful Death

    When negligence occurs and leads to an injury, the person who failed to use reasonable care deserves to be held responsible for harms and losses they caused. But when someone passes away before they get their day in court, that …

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  • Sports Medicine Negligence

    Sports Medicine Negligence

    While it’s true we love to cheer on our sports here in Indiana, it’s always a frightening moment when an athlete suffers an in-game injury. When Indianapolis Pacers star Victor Oladipo suffered a gruesome ruptured quad tendon in 2018, attendees …

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  • Top Five Questions to Ask an Auto Accident Attorney

    Top Five Questions to Ask an Auto Accident Attorney

    The hours, days, and weeks following a car accident can be a difficult and frightening time. Not only is there the psychological toll, but bills for medical expenses and repairs can pile up quickly. If the accident was caused by …

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