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  • Holding a Trucking Company Liable for an Accident

    Holding a Trucking Company Liable for an Accident

    In 2016 there were nearly 17,000 semi-truck collisions in Indiana alone. For anyone who’s been the victim of one of these accidents, it may seem confusing what the next step is in pursuing a legal case. A collision with a …

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  • Fatigued Driving Causes Accidents

    Fatigued Driving Causes Accidents

    In 2017, Indiana had 1,572 car accidents caused by fatigued driving. While 4 were fatal, 381 of them caused injury, and 1,187 caused property damage. It’s common knowledge that if you are impaired by drugs or alcohol you should never …

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  • Social Media in a Personal Injury Case

    Social Media in a Personal Injury Case

    In this share-happy day and age, it’s common to post updates to our social media any chance we get. Even the smallest, most insignificant events of our daily life are routinely posted on Facebook or Twitter. So, when something notable …

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  • Top 3 Cosmetic Surgeries and Common Risks

    Top 3 Cosmetic Surgeries and Common Risks

    From 2015 to 2016, the number of people receiving the most popular cosmetic operations rose from 2% to 6%. These procedures are optional, but that doesn’t mean doctors are no longer responsible for protecting their patient, and some cosmetic surgeries …

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  • Seatbelt Syndrome After an Accident

    Seatbelt Syndrome After an Accident

    In the event of an auto accident, your seatbelt is a key form of protection against severe injury and death. When worn properly, these harnesses reduce the risk of death by 45%, and cut the risk of serious injury by …

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  • Semi-Truck Blind Spots

    Semi-Truck Blind Spots

    Semi-trucks have large blind spots that prevent truck drivers from completely seeing their surroundings, but they still need to be aware people might be in those zones. For example, all these motorcycles in the picture above are in a blind …

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  • Medical Negligence in an Ambulance

    Medical Negligence in an Ambulance

      During a health-related emergency, a patient’s first encounter with medical professionals may not be with doctors or nurses. When time is of the essence there’s a good chance you or a loved one may be first transported to a …

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  • Off-Label Drug Use Risks

    Off-Label Drug Use Risks

    When a doctor prescribes an FDA-approved drug for something other than what the drug was originally intended, it is called off-label drug use. Doctors may suggest using medications for different conditions for many reasons, such as the drugs intended to …

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