The newly redesigned interchange at I-65 and Worthsville Road in Greenwood may be a bit confusing to drivers not familiar with the “diverging diamond” traffic pattern. The first of this type in the area, the new interchange design reportedly reduces crashes by eliminating the crossing of traffic lanes when making a left turn. The $16.1…

Amendments to the statutes that control medical malpractice cases in Indiana have imposed some roadblocks to filing and prosecuting those cases. Nonetheless, a person who has suffered injuries in Indiana due to a physician’s or medical center’s malpractice still has the right to sue for damages to compensate for those injuries. He or she simply needs to…

December in Indianapolis brings with it snow, ice and the dreaded “wintry mix” falling from the sky. It makes our roads and sidewalks sometimes treacherous, especially when temperatures fluctuate above and below freezing. Additionally, we track snow indoors where it can melt and make floors slippery. If you fall on ice, snow or wet floors,…

The results of a 2012 Indiana traffic study show the most likely times for residents to get into a car crash on the states roads and highways. While certain statistics are unsurprising, others offer insight that can help people avoid becoming a statistic themselves. Weekday Afternoon Driving Woes Probably the least surprising finding is that…

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has put together a list of the metro area’s top locations for traffic accidents. Are any of them near your home, or on your daily commute? Check out this map to see the dangerous intersections nearest you. Knowing when and where to use extra caution can help you prevent being…

When truck accidents occur, the cause is frequently a mechanical failure on the truck. The US Department of Transportation (DOT) estimates that nearly 30% of all large truck accidents are caused by brake-related issues. When brakes do not work properly, there are several parties who may have contributed or been at fault. These include 1)…

About 90,000 cars per day come through the intersection of Keystone Avenue and 96th Street, on the border of Indianapolis and Carmel. Not only is this one of the busiest intersections in Indiana, it’s also one of the most dangerous. In just the past two years, personal injury accidents at this intersection have risen by…

Burns are arguably one of the most painful injuries you can sustain. Between the high level of pain and the permanent disfigurement burns can cause, a burn injury can also lead to emotional anguish and long-term psychological damage. Types of Burn Injuries There are two main categories of burns: those caused by exposure to heat…

Injuries caused by falling objects can be devastating, even life threatening. Although falling objects can strike any part of the body, in most cases the head takes a blow in this type of accident. This can lead to brain injury ranging from a mild concussion to permanent brain damage. The majority of injuries from falling…

Pharmaceutical companies spend millions of dollars aggressively marketing their products. While the overwhelming majority of prescription drugs are helpful, occasionally a medication hits the market whose risks outweigh the advertised benefits. Despite rigorous trials and studies, some medications present worrisome side effects that are either more dangerous or more common than initial trials led the…

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