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

Posted by Ken 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...

Distracted driving accidents are on the rise

Posted by Ken Doane | Aug 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

Texting while driving is not only dangerous, it is illegal in Indiana. At Doane Law Office, LLC, we know that distractions behind the wheel include more than just texting. If you have been in an accident due to distracted driving, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. According ...

Did your accident cause traumatic brain injury?

Posted by Ken Doane | Jul 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Traumatic brain injury can occur when someone sustains an impact to the head. Traffic accidents and falls rank among the top causes of TBI, so if either of these things happens to you, be sure to get proper medical attention and keep an eye out for potential symptoms. If you were traveling in a ...

Why should you always wear your helmet?

Posted by Ken Doane | Jul 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

You have recently started riding your bicycle to work in Indiana. You have found that it allows you flexibility in traveling, it is more efficient than your gas-guzzling vehicle and it allows you to get exercise and enjoy nature. Because you do not feel like fixing your hair every day, you ha...

What is Kentucky's move over law?

Posted by Ken Doane | Jul 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Emergency personnel, construction workers, law enforcement officers and citizens are killed every day across the country due to being hit when on the side of the road and out of their vehicles. These people are typically not just standing on the roadside to be standing there. They may be doing th...

Are there exceptions to dog bite liability?

Posted by Ken Doane | Jul 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you own a dog in Indiana, it is your general responsibility to ensure that dog is not running loose or harming people. If your dog bites someone, you face serious liability and could be sued or even thrown in jail, according to the Indiana General Assembly. You are responsible for any injuries...

Two common reasons for motorcycle accidents

Posted by Ken Doane | Jul 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

Motorcycle accidents are a tragically common occurrence on the roads of Indiana. Because a motorcycle does not offer the protective barrier of a car, riders are far more likely to be severely injured and even killed when they are involved in a collision. It is imperative that all drivers and ...

Safety tactics you can implement to safely cross a street

Posted by Ken Doane | Jun 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you are a pedestrian, you are subject to the risks of walking near moving vehicles. There are times when drivers do not even notice people around them or pedestrians walking in the road. In fact, if you have ever been behind the wheel, you may have had an experience where you did not notice ...

What can you do to keep yourself safe while cycling?

Posted by Ken Doane | Jun 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whenever you take your bike out and ride the busy streets of Indiana, it is never a bad idea to remind yourself of the basic rules of safety. Becoming complacent or too confident with your cycling skills may create a liability if you are faced with a sudden hazard on your ride. Whether you are lo...

Why are streets inherently dangerous for pedestrians?

Posted by Ken Doane | Jun 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you think about pedestrian hazards in Indiana, you probably think of the vehicles, and the drivers controlling them. Distracted, drunk or aggressive drivers all play their part in pedestrian deaths each year. However, some of the fault for fatal accidents rests in the hands of the profession...

Car accidents may cause traumatic brain injury

Posted by Ken Doane | May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Car accidents can result in a number of serious injuries. As in any situation where one sustains an impact to the head, traumatic brain injury can be a possibility. Car crashes, as well as accidents involving falls or getting hit with an object, number among the major reasons for TBI. This c...

Educating children about how to behave around dogs

Posted by Ken Doane | May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dogs make wonderful pets for many doting families in Indiana, and many people go to great lengths to ensure the comfort of their four-legged friends. However, there are times when unwarranted attention can create danger when a dog is provoked to attack. Often, these situations involve children wh...

Why teen pedestrians are at risk in school zones

Posted by Ken Doane | May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

School zones should be safe areas for middle and high school students in Indiana to cross streets as they approach their schools. According to SafeKids.org, though, school zones have many of the same dangers common to any city street.  The organization conducted a study in 2016 to see how te...

Who is liable when a horse kicks?

Posted by Ken Doane | May 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

A friend invited you to his ranch in Indiana to ride horses, and you eagerly accepted. However, before you even got on the horse, it kicked you in the knee, and you ended up needing surgery to repair it. Should the owner have to pay for your medical bills and other financial difficulties you have...

Insurance company secrets consumers may not know

Posted by Ken Doane | May 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

Insurance company pitchmen are funny, engaging and ultimately popular. That's not a coincidence; rather, it is by design. How else are you going to sell a product that you arguably won't ever need. How else are you going to get people to buy something that is pretty expensive and only has value b...

First things first: after a bicycle accident

Posted by Ken Doane | Apr 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wearing a helmet for every bicycle ride on the roads of Indiana is an essential part of being a safe cyclist. Another aspect of being prepared for a traffic crash is knowing what to do if one happens. Here are some accident tips cyclists should know before they leave home. Do a head check Trai...

When a dog bites your child

Posted by Ken Doane | Apr 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Your family is invited to a backyard barbecue by a co-worker, and while you are there, her dog bites your three-year-old's face. Naturally, your first response is to take your child to the emergency room for treatment. The dog was up-to-date on his vaccinations, so there is no need for rabies sho...

What are Indiana's child restraint laws?

Posted by Ken Doane | Apr 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

As a parent in Indiana, it is essential that you know and follow the state's child restraint laws whenever you take your child in a vehicle. These laws are established to ensure your child is as safe as possible in the event of an accident. Furthermore, these laws are pretty much universal throug...

How many injured bicyclists do emergency rooms treat?

Posted by Ken Doane | Apr 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

Each year, many bicyclists are injured or even killed when they are struck by vehicles. Some bicyclists are injured off the road, of course, but many are hit by negligent drivers who are either drunk, distracted, going over the speed limit, or simply ignoring their responsibilities behind the...

How can you safely approach a stray dog?

Posted by Ken Doane | Apr 02, 2018 | 0 Comments

You are enjoying an early morning run at the park in Indiana when out of nowhere, a dog appears. Instinctively, you are probably prone to panic and startle, but as you get closer, it appears as though maybe the dog is lost. Curious as to if you can help the dog find its owner, you want to tak...

Premises liability categories and their significance

Posted by Ken Doane | Mar 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

When a property owner or manager does not have safety measures in place, or management does not enforce the set measures, it can create dangerous conditions. For those who suffer an injury while on a property due to dangerous conditions, it may be possible to seek compensation.  If you or a love...

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