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St. Patrick's revelry could lead to deadly accidents

Posted by Donna Doane | Mar 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the Saint Patrick's day holiday on March 17, many people in the Jeffersonville area, particularly those who claim Irish heritage, will take some time to celebrate with family and friends. Oftentimes, this involves drinking beer and other alcoholic beverages, sometimes heavily. In fact, St. Pa...

Police: Indiana man killed by hit-and-run drunken driver

Posted by Donna Doane | Mar 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

An Indiana man was apparently having some kind of car trouble this past Saturday evening. As he tried to push his vehicle to the side of the street, he was struck by an oncoming car around 9 p.m. Law enforcement officials said the driver did not stop to see if she could help the 23-year-old she ...

Report: number of pedestrian deaths increases in 2018

Posted by Donna Doane | Mar 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC posted in Pedestrian accidents on Friday, March 1, 2019. According to a preliminary analysis of the data, the number of pedestrian deaths on the road increased by 250 deaths, or 4 percent, over 2017. The traffic-related death toll for pedestrians is e...

Bicycle accident myths are common

Posted by Donna Doane | Jan 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Street cyclists are generally adults riding bikes on a relaxing commute to the office. These days, inattention can result in more than a minor scrape. Traffic is a constant hazard, as are careless bike riders, motorcycle...

Motorcycles need up to 4 seconds of following distance

Posted by Donna Doane | Jan 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC posted in motorcycle accidents on Friday, January 18, 2019. Most drivers in Jeffersonville and the rest of the Indiana side of the Ohio River know that they need to avoid tailgating the vehicles in front of them. In addition to annoying or even scari...

Busy roads will be the norm for the next two weeks

Posted by Donna Doane | Dec 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC posted in car accidents on Friday, December 21, 2018. After what was touted as a remarkably busy Thanksgiving traveling season, Americans are again geared up to travel to various destinations for Christmas. While Jeffersonville and the rest of Louisvi...

How to get the most money out of your car accident claim

Posted by Donna Doane | Dec 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC on Monday, December 17, 2018. If someone else causes you to get into a car accident that causes injuries and property damage, you should seek compensation. Whether you serve the at-fault driver with a personal injury lawsuit or pursue an insurance cla...

The advantages of keeping a diary after your car crash

Posted by Donna Doane | Dec 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Perhaps you kept a diary or journal of some kind when you were in school. If you have been in a car crash, this is a good time to start another. Writing down details of the crash itself, how it has affected your life an...

Is there a more dangerous breed of dog?

Posted by Donna Doane | Dec 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC posted in dog bites on Friday, December 7, 2018. Many Jeffersonville, Indiana, residents believe anecdotally in the idea that there are more and less dangerous breeds of dog. For instance, pit bulls, Dobermanns and Rottweilers all have reputations for...

Hit-and-run accident outbreak hitting pedestrians hard

Posted by Donna Doane | Nov 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC posted in Pedestrian accidents on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Some experts blame distracted driving for this trend, while others speculate that it is just a function of urbanization, but for whatever reason, the number of deaths related to hit-and-ru...

How to prove distracted driving in court

Posted by Donna Doane | Nov 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC on Friday, November 16, 2018. Sometimes it is extremely easy to determine what the cause of a car accident is. One recent collision in Indiana occurred when someone threw a pumpkin off an overpass, causing a 64-year-old woman to crash her vehicle.  M...

It may not be easy to get money from a property owner

Posted by Donna Doane | Nov 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC posted in premises liability on Friday, November 9, 2018. Some people in Jeffersonville and the other Indiana suburbs of the Louisville area may think that if they get hurt at a store or some other business property, they will automatically have their...

Apartment floor near major campus collapses

Posted by Donna Doane | Oct 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC posted in premises liability on Thursday, October 25, 2018. A recent college party following a football game left 30 people, all but one of the students, with injuries that required a trip to the hospital. The students suffered these injuries after th...

Steps to take if you are in an accident in a rental car

Posted by Donna Doane | Oct 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Doane Law Office, LLC on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Motor vehicle accidents happen all throughout Indiana. In 2016 alone, over 52,000 collisions occurred throughout the state. There had not been that many car accidents in Indiana since 2008.  Plenty of people around the...

High schooler on bike struck by car

Posted by Donna Doane | Oct 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

A student attending a high school in Indiana was struck by a motorist as he was riding near the area high school. The accident happened in the morning hours shortly before classes typically start. According to reports, the area around the high school is not safe for students. One parent pointed ...

Report: Newer cars may cause driver complacency

Posted by Donna Doane | Sep 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many people in Jeffersonville and on the Indiana side of the Ohio River may well buy a new car this year. While these cars come with a lot of great safety features that were not available to previous generations of car owners, this might not always be a good thing. In fact, one study suggests t...

Some tactics on social media use after car accidents

Posted by Donna Doane | Sep 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

One thing that many folks in Jeffersonville forget to exercise caution with after their car accidents is social media. Thanks to technology, it may seem faster and more convenient to inform loved ones about their incidents on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other forms of social media. However, ...

How can pedestrians stay safe around traffic situations?

Posted by Donna Doane | Aug 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Drivers are responsible for controlling the vehicles they drive at all times. Pedestrians must also remain alert and take precautions when they are moving in and around traffic. Here are four tips to help pedestrians take safer steps. 1. Use crosswalks The majority of vehicle-pedestrian collisi...

An insurance company may deny your motorcycle injury claim

Posted by Donna Doane | Aug 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The goal of an insurance company is to protect its policyholder and part with as little money as possible. In motorcycle accidents, especially, the insurer may either offer a low settlement or deny the claim of a rider altogether, asserting that the motorcyclist was at fault. Prejudging the ride...

Can you recognize a drunk driver before it is too late?

Posted by Donna Doane | Aug 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is a busy holiday weekend and you are traveling on one of the busiest roads in Indiana on your way to get together with family. You notice a driver that seems to be acting recklessly. His car is making erratic movements and you are questioning whether or not you should dial 911 to report their...

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