Indiana Stop Sign Accidents
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by Burton A. Padove
2w ago
Stop signs are an essential part of road safety, but unfortunately, not everyone follows them. When drivers ignore stop signs, they put everyone on the road at risk. If you’ve been hurt in a car accident because another driver ran a stop sign, you’re not alone. Understanding what to do next can help you on the road to recovery and justice. Why Do Stop Sign Accidents Happen? Stop sign accidents happen for various reasons, most of which are linked to driver behavior. Here are some common causes: Distracted Driving: Drivers who are texting, talking on the phone, or otherwise distracted may not se ..read more
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Hot Air Balloon Accident in Indiana Highlights Personal Injury Liability Issues
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by Burton A. Padove
2w ago
A recent hot air balloon accident in Hebron, Indiana, raises important questions about liability waivers and personal injury law. On a Sunday evening, a hot air balloon struck power lines, causing the balloon to crash and injuring the pilot and two passengers. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) confirmed the incident, which resulted in all three individuals suffering burns. The injured passengers were transported to hospitals in Chicago, while the pilot was taken to a hospital in Crown Point, Indiana. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash. This ..read more
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Driver Killed in Indiana Road Rage Incident
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by Burton A. Padove
1M ago
Drivers do not always behave rationally on the road. A driver may suddenly change lanes without using a turn signal or drive at unpredictable speeds. Even if you become agitated, it is crucial to avoid provoking the driver, which may lead to a road rage incident. Too often, road rage incidents can have devastating consequences. According to a recent news article, an Indianapolis, Indiana road rage incident claimed the life of one person. Emergency dispatchers received calls reporting a disagreement between two drivers that led to gunfire. When they arrived at the scene, they found a driver who ..read more
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Legal Penalties for Indiana Hit-And-Run Accidents
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by Burton A. Padove
2M ago
Hit-and-run accidents can have devastating consequences for both accident victims and their loved ones. Fleeing the scene of an accident can leave a victim helpless without any options for medical assistance. Hit-and-runs are not only harmful to victims and their families—they also can carry significant criminal and civil penalties. As a recent news article sadly reported, one person died in a hit-and-run in Indianapolis, Indiana. When police responded to the scene, they found a person lying in the road. Sadly, they died at the scene. Local authorities are continuing to investigate the acciden ..read more
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Child Victim Tragically Dies in Indiana Car Accident
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by Burton A. Padove
2M ago
Every parent’s worst nightmare is learning their child has suffered injuries or died in an accident. Accidents involving child victims can take an intense psychological toll on the child and the entire family. Fortunately, parents can take several steps to protect their children from injuries in the event of an accident on the road. However, when a child suffers harm in a car accident, the child’s parents may seek to hold the responsible party accountable for their harm through a negligence lawsuit. As a recent news article tragically reported, an 8-year-old child passed away from a serious ca ..read more
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State Troopers Hurt in Indiana Roadside Accident
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by Burton A. Padove
3M ago
Auto accidents can happen even when you have safely parked your vehicle on the side of the road. If other drivers are acting carelessly, they may collide with your parked vehicle and cause a roadside accident. While roadside accidents have a number of causes, they too often result from another driver’s negligence. If another driver has harmed you in a roadside accident, you may be able to bring a personal injury lawsuit to recover damages. For example, a recent news story reported on an Indianapolis, Indiana roadside accident. According to state police, two troopers were investigating a crash ..read more
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One Passenger Dead in Indiana Truck Accident
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by Burton A. Padove
4M ago
Truck accidents can lead to significant injury. Following a truck accident, you may be left with mounting medical bills, lost wages, and emotional harm. To recover compensation for your injuries, you can bring a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible driver. A skilled Indiana personal injury attorney can help you create the strongest possible claim for recovery. For example, a recent Indiana truck accident killed one passenger. The fatal accident occurred at an intersection and involved a pickup truck and a semi-truck. According to local officers, the pickup truck was sitting at the i ..read more
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Suing Employers for Indiana Truck Accidents
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by Burton A. Padove
5M ago
Due to the size and weight of a commercial truck, a collision with a smaller vehicle can lead to significant injuries. When a truck driver’s negligence leads to a serious accident, an injured party may seek compensation from the driver’s employer. However, the accident victim must prove certain legal elements before an employer can be liable for damages. An experienced Indiana personal injury attorney can help argue that an employer should be liable for their employee’s negligence. Sadly, a 6-year old died and two children suffered injuries after a recent truck accident in Jackson County, Indi ..read more
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Bizarre Indiana Multi-Vehicle Accident Kills One Pedestrian
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by Burton A. Padove
5M ago
Sometimes, car accidents result from a chain of events that no one could possibly predict. More than one vehicle may be involved in a single accident, or one accident may lead to a second accident between different drivers. When accidents involve multiple vehicles, determining fault can be a difficult task. However, if you bring a negligence lawsuit against the drivers responsible for your harm, establishing causation will be a critical element of your case. Recently, a local news article reported on a bizarre Indiana multi-vehicle accident. According to a preliminary investigation, the accide ..read more
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Recovering Damages for Indiana Pedestrian Accidents
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by Burton A. Padove
6M ago
If a car strikes you when you walk down the street, you may suffer serious injuries. A pedestrian accident may lead to expensive medical bills, hospital treatment, and lost wages. In these situations, accident victims’ financial harm only worsens the physical and emotional harm they have suffered. Thankfully, Indiana law allows pedestrian accident victims to bring a personal injury lawsuit for negligence against the responsible driver. A personal injury lawsuit can help provide closure and ease the financial burden of a serious pedestrian accident. For example, as a recent news article tragica ..read more
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