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Deaths from wrong-way crashes on the rise

Fatalities from wrong-way crashes are not unusual, even in Indiana, but the numbers are getting worse. Our attorneys reveal how these tragedies happen and what you can do to prevent them. Fatal wrong-way crashes are trending the wrong way Perhaps nothing can catch you more off-guard than seeing a vehicle speeding straight at you in...

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How to obtain and read your Indiana car accident report

When a crash occurs, police will usually arrive at the crash scene to conduct an initial investigation. The information they gather at the crash scene will later be documented in an official car accident report (Indiana Officer's Standard Crash Report). If you've been injured in a crash, getting a copy of this report is critical....

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Blind spots are the leading cause of truck accidents

If you've ever felt nervous while driving alongside a large commercial truck, it's for good reason. Large commercial trucks with trailers attached can be around 72 feet long, 8.5 feet wide, 13.5 feet tall and weigh as much as 80,000 lbs. That's much larger and heavier than a car. Blind spots are when a truck...

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What makes truck tire safety so important?

Tires allow large commercial trucks to travel safely while carrying thousands of pounds of cargo. Since big rigs can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds with fully loaded trailers, it only takes one tire to blow out or fail to cause a serious crash. A large commercial truck can easily lose control and jackknife, roll...

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What makes truck accidents different than car accidents?

No two traffic collisions are alike. Those involving large commercial trucks are often the most complex for several reasons. Should you be involved in a truck crash, it's important that you understand what to expect. There are far too many crash victims who aren't aware of their legal rights after being involved in a truck...

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U.S. saw a slight increase in truck crash fatalities during 2019

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released preliminary data for its Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) for 2019. The FARS report estimated a third consecutive yearly decrease in traffic fatalities (36,120 in 2019 from 36,560 in 2018). This data is provided to Congress and the public each year. A 1% increase in truck crash...

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