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Personal Injury Overview

December 2016 Archives

How many bike fatalities occur in Indiana?

Are you one of the many residents in Indiana who love to ride your bike? Whether you ride for the physical exercise and benefits associated with that or for basic transportation purposes, you deserve to be safe while on the road. Sadly, many people in cars and other vehicles fail to pay proper attention to bicyclists and that can lead to very serious and even deadly results. Just how many people die in bicycle accidents in Indiana each year? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration tracks that along with its other vehicle accident data.

Dog breeds known for potential danger

Have you or someone you know been attacked by a dog without provocation? Whether on leashes, in fenced yards, supervised or otherwise, dogs can behave unpredictably at times. These incidents may just well result in injuries or even death to humans. Just what breeds of dogs are most apt to be involved in attacks? What might make a dog attack a person?

How many people die in DUI accidents in Indiana?

Drunk driving is a serious problem and has been for many decades. While the formation of advocacy groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving have led many successes and made progress in getting more people to be aware of the dangers of drunk driving, there is still a long way to go before it is no longer an issue.

Clark County leads region in pedestrian deaths

Records from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that pedestrians face serious challenges in Clark County. In looking at the time period from 2011 through 2015, a total of nine people on foot lost their lives in Clark County. That represents more pedestrian fatalities than in any of Clark County's neighboring counties. Scott County experienced no pedestrian deaths at all during these five years while Jefferson and Washington Counties each recorded two such deaths. Floyd County's pedestrian fatality county was closest to Clark County with three people dying in this five-year period.

Who you gonna call?

Heading home after work, you stop for a quick grocery run: Milk, eggs, bread--the usual. Seatbelt on, speed limit observed, you cruise down the main street, eager to get home to your family. Without warning, a car sideswipes you, sending you spinning into the side of a tree. Fortunately you sustain only a few bruises and scrapes. You do, though, have a nasty headache and your neck is pounding.

Family loses three in fatal drunk driving accident

Indiana residents know that drunk drivers are one of the biggest dangers they may face on the roads today. Despite clear proof that driving a vehicle after consuming alcohol is not safe, too many people continue to make this choice. Sadly, innocent citizens end up being injured or even killed as a result in many situations.