Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog

‘Do Not Disturb’ Cell Phone Feature Can Help Reduce Distracted Driving

Cell phone blocking features like the “Do Not Disturb” blocker on Apple’s iPhone can help reduce the rates of cell phone usage while driving. The encouraging results of a new study find that many motorists use such technologies to reduce distractions while driving. The study was conducted by the driving app Everdrive, and finds that […]

Recovering Compensation for Soft Tissue Injuries After an Accident

Recovering damages for soft tissue injuries after an accident is often very challenging because of a number of reasons. Firstly, these injuries are often invisible.  Soft tissue injuries are injuries to the muscle, tendons, and ligaments, and are often not visible to the naked eye. There may be no external signs of the injury, and […]

Motorcycle Accident Data Spotlights Risk Factors

Motorcyclists make up a small percentage of the total number of users of our roads, but constitute a disproportionately large percentage of accident fatalities. In 2016, according to data supplied by the National Safety Council, 4,986 motorcyclists and their passengers were killed in accidents across the United States. The total number of injuries that year […]

Tips for Safe Motoring during the most Dangerous Time to Drive

A combination of several factors makes driving at night time one of the most dangerous activities. Here’s how you can increase your chances of reaching your destination after driving in the dark. There are several reasons why most accidents occur during night-time or in the dark. Reduced vision increases your risk of an accident. Visibility […]

Beware of Counterfeit Bicycle Helmets

A bicycle helmet is the only thing standing between you and serious brain injuries in the event of an accident. However, merely wearing a helmet may be enough. Your helmet needs to be a certified, well-designed and well-manufactured helmet that can meet safety standards in order for it to protect your head in the event […]

Drug Use, Drowsy Driving Contributes to Trucker Deaths

The driver of a large commercial truck is responsible for the safety of all motorists who are sharing the highway with him. According to statistics by the US Bureau of Labour Statistics, truck drivers are also responsible for causing their own deaths in accidents caused by drugged driving. In the year 2017, the number of […]

Medical Errors Can Be Reduced with Improved Patient-Provider Communication

The risk of dangerous and possible life-threatening medical errors can be reduced through greater and more stable forms of communication between patient families and health care providers. Those results come from the findings of a new study conducted at Boston Children’s Hospital. In the study, researchers developed an intervention system that was specifically designed to […]

Stressed Surgeons Make 66 percent More Errors

According to a new study, stress affects a surgeon dramatically in an operating room, and can increase his chances of making an error by a staggering 66 percent. The results of the study were reported in the British Journal of Surgery. The researchers attached a device that measures electrocardiogram data to the surgeon during surgery, […]

New Documentary Spotlights Medical Errors

A new documentary shines the light on a much – neglected problem surrounding patient safety – the nexus between doctors /hospitals and insurance companies that makes it harder for injured patients   to recover justice after they have been injured due to medical negligence. The documentary titled Bleed Out premiered on HBO recently, and featured accounts […]