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May 2018 Archives

Motorcycle crash 27 times more likely to kill than other crashes

Motorcycle accidents cause fatalities 27 times more frequently than in crashes involving other vehicles. This may come as no surprise to Indiana motorcyclists. Though riding on a motorcycle lets cyclists enjoy the weather to the fullest and get a rush of adrenaline in the process, but there is very little protecting them from the extremities and from the road. The whole frame of the vehicle they are in and equipment inside it, such as seatbelts and airbags, protects motorists. Motorcyclists, on the other hand, only wear a helmet, if that, and knee pads. That males them more susceptible for injuries.

Work zone car accidents can be fatal

Now that better weather is finally upon Indiana residents, many drivers will probably see their favorite routes being closed down as major road construction projects get underway. Even though drivers may see the yellow and red warnings, many don't take heed of these warnings and end up engaging in irresponsible driving habits that could end up injuring a construction worker or someone else.

What is sepsis?

Often, Indiana residents may go to the hospital to cure one ailment, but end up coming back with another. This new one may be caused through the neglect of the hospital. When this happens, it might be possible to hold the hospital and medical professionals responsible through a medical malpractice lawsuit.

What type of evidence does one need for a personal injury claim?

As mentioned previously on the Indiana Personal Injury Law blog, it may be possible to bring a personal injury lawsuit against a negligent driver who has caused a car accident. However, the person filing the claim, the accident victim, is known as the plaintiff and the burden of proof lies on the plaintiff. This means the plaintiff has to prove the defendant was negligent and the more evidence the plaintiff has on his or her side, the stronger their case will be. So, what type of evidence can be useful?

Three die in crash on the way to softball tournament

It is difficult to comprehend just how dangerous driving can be, given just how common and innocuous it seems. People get in their vehicles and drive from one location to another without giving a second thought to whether they will indeed make it there safe and sound, seldom considering the possibility of an accident. But, an unexpected accident can take place in the blink of an eye and change the lives of everyone involved.

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