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Auto Accident Due to Medical Emergency: What is the Sudden Emergency Doctrine?

Auto Accidents

Auto Accident Due to Medical Emergency: What is the Sudden Emergency Doctrine?

Car accidents happen on a daily basis and much of the time it’s clear who …

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Auto Accidents

Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident Case

Compensation for Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident Car accidents can be stressful and …

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Crash Fracture and Broken Bone: Claims, Compensation, and Settlement

Auto Accidents

Crash Fracture and Broken Bone: Claims, Compensation, and Settlement

Broken Bones Sustained in Car Accidents Unfortunately, broken bones and fractures are common injuries sustained …

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Car Crash Internal Injuries

Auto Accidents

Car Crash Internal Injuries

What Are Internal Injuries and Internal Bleeding? Following an automobile accident, it is not uncommon …

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What to Do About Back Pain After a Car Accident

Auto Accidents

What to Do About Back Pain After a Car Accident

Car accidents can happen in an instant and everything may initially seem surreal. Unfortunately, the …

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What to Do After a T-Bone Accident

Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

What to Do After a T-Bone Accident

Whether at a busy intersection or on a one-way road, t-bone collisions can happen suddenly …

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Auto Accidents

Rear-End Collision Lawyers: What to Do After an Accident

You may be driving on a nice day, listening to your favorite song or a …

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The Difference Between Aggressive and Reckless Driving in Indiana

Auto Accidents

The Difference Between Aggressive and Reckless Driving in Indiana

Reckless Driving versus Aggressive Driving: The Differences and Consequences of Both in Indiana Reckless and …

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Auto Accidents, Truck Accidents

Crash on I-65: Why North Indiana Interstate is an Accident Hotspot

The 60-mile stretch of road between Indianapolis and Lafayette, Indiana may appear to be harmless. …

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Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

Hit by a Police Car in an Accident: Insurance, Compensation & Lawsuit Against Police for Car Accident

A crash involving a police officer is very different from a “normal” car accident. Filing …

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Highway Hypnosis: How to Avoid White Line Fever

Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

Highway Hypnosis: How to Avoid White Line Fever

Have you ever felt the sensation of driving on a long road trip or even …

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What is a Car Accident Police Report and How Can it Help Me?

Auto Accidents

What is a Car Accident Police Report and How Can it Help Me?

Do I Need a Police Report Following a Car Accident? Yes, you do need to …

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Auto Accidents

Dangers of Speeding: Why is it Illegal, and What are the Legal Consequences?

The Dangers and Consequences of Speeding While Driving It is illegal to drive over the …

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Auto Accidents

Car Accident Settlement Process: Timeline, Demand Letter, and Payouts

Car Accident Settlements: What to Do After an Accident New cars are full of the …

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Everything You Need to Know About Single-Vehicle Accidents

Auto Accidents

Everything You Need to Know About Single-Vehicle Accidents

Single-Vehicle Accidents Being involved in a car accident can change an individual’s entire life in …

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Auto Accidents

Snow Accidents and Winter Car Crashes

Snow Accidents The winter months are what drivers dread most when thinking about spending time …

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Auto Accidents

Everything You Need to Know About Laws for Driving a Company Vehicle

Everything You Need to Know About Laws for Driving a Company Vehicle The use of …

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Auto Accidents

Everything You Need to Know About Underride Crashes

What is an Underride Crash? Underride crashes occur when passenger vehicles go partially or completely …

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Auto Accidents

Car Insurance Claims Process: Adjuster Tips and Tricks

Car insurance providers charge their customers monthly premiums and advertise their wide variety of services. …

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Auto Accidents

What to Do After a Minor Car Accident

Minor car accidents are much more common than severe crashes, and they can happen anywhere. …

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Auto Accidents

What to Do If You Experience Back Pain After a Car Accident

Back pain is one of the most common injuries sustained in vehicle collisions. Minor back …

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Auto Accidents

How to Report a Car Accident to the Police

Do you really need to report a car accident to the police? The answer is …

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Auto Accidents

Car Accident Pain and Injuries: When to See a Doctor

Car crashes, regardless of the severity, involve a lot of force. When a motor vehicle …

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Auto Accidents

IN AIP: An Insurance Option for High-Risk Drivers in Indiana

Car insurance is mandatory for drivers in Indiana, and for good reason: Insurance can pay …

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Auto Accidents

What to Do After an Accident Involving a Government Vehicle in Indiana

Car accidents can happen to anyone. But when those accidents involve a state or federal …

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Auto Accidents

Oh, Deer: Indiana Drivers Have a High Chance of Hitting a Deer

The 2018/2019 numbers in State Farm’s annual deer collision study have been released, and Indiana …

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Auto Accidents

Distracted Driving: Actions and Consequences

When we first learn how to drive, we’re told to always keep our eyes on …

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Auto Accidents

The Risks of Texting and Driving

Life is more complex than it used to be, and there are a lot of …

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Auto Accidents

Bicycle Safety 101: Tips for Cyclists and Drivers

There are plenty of benefits to riding a bike: It is a great way to …

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Auto Accidents

Everything You Need to Know About Indiana Work Zone Laws

Road work is a thankless but necessary job. Roadside workers are constantly repairing or rebuilding …

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Auto Accidents

Indiana Law Tells Drivers to Move Over

It is difficult to remember, particularly when you’re gliding along the highway, that the comfy …

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Auto Accidents

Indianapolis’ Most Dangerous Intersections in 2015

If you’re like most drivers, there are probably some intersections you hate to drive through. …

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Auto Accidents

New Study: Young Drivers Take the Most Risks Behind the Wheel

A new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety puts numbers to a problem …

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Auto Accidents

Don’t Be Fooled: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

Every driver on the road has the responsibility to be as safe as possible—both for …

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Auto Accidents

Winter Driving Tips: Stay Safe on the Road

As beautiful and picturesque as snow can look, it makes for very dangerous driving conditions. …

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Auto Accidents

Drunk Driving Accidents and Indiana Dram Shop Laws

Drunk driving accidents are awful and unpredictable. If you or a loved one are victims …

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Auto Accidents

Tips to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents During the Holidays

During the holiday season, you might have a lot of holiday parties on your social …

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Auto Accidents

Most Common Times for Car Accidents in Indiana

At what time of day are car accidents most common? The results of a 2018 …

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Auto Accidents

Six Free Car Accident Apps

According to car insurance industry estimates, typical drivers will experience three to four car accidents …

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Auto Accidents

Everything You Need to Know About Indiana’s OWI Laws

The consequences for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol are severe. Impaired drivers …

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Auto Accidents

Car Crash Fatalities Have Increased in 2016

The first six months of the year appear to be showing a trend that no …

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Auto Accidents

Indianapolis Bicycle Hit-and-Run Accident Still Unsolved

A bicyclist in Greenwood, Indiana (just south of Indianapolis) continues to recover after a hit-and-run …

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Auto Accidents

Teen Driving: Statistics and Laws

Think about the first time you handed over the keys of the car to your …

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Auto Accidents

No-Fault and Fault Insurance in Indiana: Know the Difference

If you drive, you most likely have automobile liability insurance. Even if you’re the most …

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Auto Accidents

Indiana Driving Law: Move Your Car Crash from the Road

Indiana law requires drivers involved in motor vehicle crashes to get their cars or trucks …

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Auto Accidents

Understanding the Dangers of Golf Cart Accidents

With many people eager to take advantage of nice weather by spending time outside, it …

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Auto Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise in Indiana and Nationwide

At some point, every person becomes a pedestrian. Unfortunately, the dangers of walking on or …

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Auto Accidents

Beware of Unsafe Road Conditions

Old bridges, potholes, and other roadway hazards in need of repair may not seem like …

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Auto Accidents

Be Prepared: Take These Steps After a Car Accident

Automobile accidents disable, injure, and take the lives of more than 2.7 million Americans every …

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Auto Accidents

Seven Things to Avoid After a Car Accident

Knowing what to avoid after a car accident can save you loads of time, but …

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Auto Accidents

Google Self-Driving Car Causes First Crash

At the end of February 2016, it was widely reported that one of Google’s self-driving …

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Auto Accidents

Common Causes of Car Accidents

Despite new advances in vehicle technology, such as backup cameras, adaptive headlights, and forward collision …

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Auto Accidents

Snapchat and Car Crashes

Technology professionals have long used the concept of a “killer app” to describe an application …

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Auto Accidents

Warn Your Teen Drivers: 100 Deadliest Days on the Road

The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are known as the “100 Deadliest Days” …

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Auto Accidents

The Goal of Automatic Brakes: Reducing the Number of Rear-End Crashes

Safer cars are coming soon, and drivers will have a new kind of braking system …

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Auto Accidents

Daydreaming: An Underlying Cause of Indianapolis Auto Accidents

We see distracted drivers in Indiana every day. In fact, it’s hard to find drivers …

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Auto Accidents

NTSB Recommends Changing the Blood Alcohol Content Limit for Drivers

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommends that the blood alcohol content (BAC) measure used …

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Auto Accidents

Police Impersonators Make News

Are police impersonations on the rise? Several incidents around Indiana recently, as well as a …

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texting-and-driving

Auto Accidents

Texting and Driving Leads to Fatal Crash

Using a cell phone or other electronic device behind the wheel is a bad idea. …

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Auto Accidents

Pedestrian Safety: Nine Rules to Follow

Thousands of pedestrians are hit each year by motor vehicles while crossing or walking along …

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distracted-driving

Auto Accidents

Indiana Distracted Driving License Plate: Put the Phone Down

A specialty license plate in Indiana is intended to raise awareness of the dangers of …

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highway-system

Auto Accidents

Indianapolis Area’s New “Diverging Diamond” Freeway Interchange

A newly redesigned interchange at I-65 and Worthsville Road in Greenwood, Indiana may be a …

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road-closed-sign

Auto Accidents

Carmel to Fix Dangerous Intersection

About 90,000 cars per day come through the intersection of Keystone Avenue and 96th Street …

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Auto Accidents

Keeping Kids Safe When Traveling in the Family Car

As personal injury lawyers, we see a lot of car accidents, and we also help …

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Auto Accidents

New Stoplights on I-65 Detour in Boone County

The lack of a traffic light at the intersection of United States 52 and State …

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Auto Accidents

Statute of Limitations: How Long You Have After a Car Accident to File a Claim

A devastating car accident is a life-changing event. You or someone you love could be …

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Auto Accidents

Must-Have Emergency Kit Items to Keep in Your Vehicle

No matter how new your vehicle is, it could break down at any time. If …

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Auto Accidents

Recovery Tips for Whiplash After Being Rear-Ended

Whiplash is by far the most common injury following a rear-end collision. It occurs when …

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Auto Accidents

Tips to Building a Strong Auto Accident Case

Understanding the way lawyers think about personal injury claims is the first step to setting …

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Auto Accidents

Teach Your Kids These School Bus Safety Tips

A school bus is usually a safe means of transportation to take children to and …

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Auto Accidents

Say the Right Thing: Why Car Accident Insurance Claims are Denied

After a car or vehicle accident, you will need to contact your insurance company—particularly if …

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Auto Accidents

The True Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes in Indiana

Thousands of crashes involving motor vehicles occur in the United States every day. These accidents …

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Auto Accidents

Loaning Your Car? Protect Yourself

When you get into your automobile, you probably buckle your seat belt before you put …

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Auto Accidents

Teen in Stolen SUV Critically Injures Man

A 14-year-old boy driving a stolen SUV crashed into a pickup truck on the evening …

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Auto Accidents

Indiana Teen Narrowly Escapes Car-Semi Accident

Earlier this month, an Indiana teen barely escaped a traffic accident with her life. Accident …

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Auto Accidents

ATV Crash Critically Injures Helmetless Rider

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs)—also known as quad bikes, three- and four-wheelers, or quadricycles—are designed to traverse …

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Auto Accidents

How to Safely Handle Tailgaters

Tailgating is the dangerous practice of following a car at an unsafe distance, and it …

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Auto Accidents

INDOT’s New Flashing Yellow Lights in Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Department of Transportation (INDOT) will soon install flashing yellow arrow lights at a …

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Auto Accidents

Five Guidelines for Car Drivers to Follow to Avoid Truck Accidents

The old story of David and Goliath plays out daily on the nation’s highways—except for …

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Auto Accidents

Walmart Car Accident: Determining Fault of Walmart Accident & Walmart Personal Injury Settlements

When truck accidents occur, determining fault can quickly become complicated. Since many trucking accidents involve …

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Auto Accidents

New Traffic Lights Might Be Confusing Drivers

While driver negligence is a common cause of car accidents, other things can cause them, …

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Auto Accidents

Megabus Crash Leaves Nineteen Passengers Injured

A Megabus traveling from Chicago to Atlanta crashed on I-65 in Johnson County. According to …

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Auto Accidents

Minor Injuries Can Become Major Injuries

In 2015, more than a dozen people were injured in a downtown Indianapolis bus crash. …

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Auto Accidents

Recovering from Car Accident Injuries

A car accident can be traumatic, both mentally and physically. Healing can be a long …

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Auto Accidents

Car Accidents in 2012: Indiana Traffic Fatalities

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that Indiana traffic fatalities rose in 2012, …

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Auto Accidents

Move Over and Slow Down: It’s the Law

Are there different laws for yielding the right-of-way to emergency vehicles on the interstate? In …

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Auto Accidents

WKW Auto Accident App

The free WKW auto accident app is one of those things you don’t think you …

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Auto Accidents

In Need of an App to Use After a Car Accident? Download the WKW Accident App Today

All of WKW’s accident attorneys offer free case evaluations after you or a loved one …

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Auto Accidents

Golf Cart Accidents Can Result in Serious Injury

Small towns all across America have seen an influx in golf carts on the roadways. …

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Auto Accidents

Indiana State Police Cracking Down on Traffic Violators

The Indiana State Police Department has announced a new initiative to crack down on traffic …

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Auto Accidents

Another Texting While Driving Scenario

In Indiana, texting and driving was made illegal as of July 2010. If you cause …

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Auto Accidents

Where to Report Dangerous Intersections and Unsafe Roads in Indiana

Some roadways and intersections are more dangerous than others, depending on the time of day, …

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Auto Accidents

Uninsured and Underinsured Car Insurance Coverage in Indiana

Having an automobile accident in Indiana can become a significant financial burden for an injured …

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Auto Accidents

Traffic Tickets as Evidence: Pros and Cons

In Indiana automobile accident litigation, the potential for a traffic ticket to be admitted into …

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Auto Accidents

What to Do After a Car Accident

Auto accidents, such as truck collisions or car crashes, are scary. It’s important to remain …

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