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November 2017 Archives

When a dog's owner can prevent an attack

When you meet an unfamiliar dog, you do not know if the owner has trained and socialized it. Despite the availability of how-to books and videos, not everyone has the patience to train a dog. However, all dog owners have a responsibility to make sure their family pets know how to act around people and other animals. At Doane Law Office, LLC, our legal team understands how important responsible pet ownership is for everyone's safety.

Fatal crashes a concern over holidays

For some in Indiana, once Halloween has come and gone, the major autumn and winter holiday season arrives fast. This often brings with it a slew of gatherings with friends, family members, neighbors, co-workers and more. Many of these events require people to travel and the choice to take the journey by car remains a highly popular one across the country. Unfortunately this choice carries with it the risk of being involved in a serious or even fatal motor vehicle accident at a time that should allow people to focus on celebrating.

Extrovert tendencies can increase the risk of car accidents

When people love talking and hanging out with friends at parties and other social events, chances are they are extroverts. Their personality may give them some impressive qualities that help them network and navigate through life with fewer difficulties. But these characteristics may also put them at a higher risk of car accidents

Drunk driver hits three vehicles, kills one

Even with the increasing availability of ridesharing options, too many people in Indiana continue to stubbornly hold tight to their keys and choose to drive after they have been drinking. Residents throughout the state should be aware that the stereotype of drunk drivers being otherwise irresponsible citizens is not always true. Unfortunately many people who have jobs in which they are intended to protect others end up causing harm to the very people they should serve.

What happens when a motor vehicle strikes a pedestrian?

Whether you take walks to enjoy fresh air, for exercise or as a means of getting from point A to point B, you probably understand the importance of following Indiana's traffic laws for pedestrians. Unfortunately, you cannot guarantee that your safety precautions will keep you safe, and in a collision with a vehicle, you will almost certainly come out the loser.

When motorists cause collisions with cyclists

Although government agencies do collect and analyze annual data regarding bicycle accidents in Indiana and nationally, one study indicates that the information may not be completely accurate. The League of American Bicyclists conducted its own research into the causes of cycling accidents, and through analysis of both official reported data and media and outreach accounts, discovered a number of alarming statistics.