Motorcycle Accidents

Speeding Accident Statistics in Indiana

Speeding is one of the leading causes of car accidents in Indiana. While the number of drunk driving accidents continues to remain consistent in Indiana, accidents caused by drivers who were driving too fast for the speed limit or existing weather and road conditions continues to remain high. In 2018, more than 19,000 accidents related […]

Why Indiana Needs Universal Motorcycle Helmet Laws  

There is enough data to show that motorcycle helmet laws save lives. More motorcyclist lives could be saved in accidents in Indiana every year, if the state implemented such laws. The current laws in Indiana do not require all motorcyclists to wear a helmet while riding. Only riders below the age of 18 are required […]

Rehabilitation After a Brain Injury

The road to a complete recovery after a traumatic brain injury can be a long one, and typically involves a long process of rehabilitation. A traumatic brain injury occurs when there has been a serious blow or jolt to the head. This blow can cause serious damage to the brain, leading to symptoms, like loss […]

Motorcycle Safety During a Pandemic

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and also when we are likely to see more motorcycling activity in Indiana. As COVID-19 restrictions across the state are eased, there is likely to also be more traffic on the streets over the next few weeks and motorcyclists must bear that in mind. Motorcycling during a pandemic has […]

Watch Out for Drowsy Driving Risks This Holiday Season 

This holiday season, watch out for drowsy drivers who may be behind the wheel in a sleep-deprived state. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine in a new study estimates that as many as half of all Americans have fallen asleep behind the wheel, indicating that the drowsy driving threat is more widespread than we may […]

The Autumn Driving and Crash Risks You Must Know About

Autumn can be a beautiful season to drive in with the changing colors of foliage and the pleasant weather. It can also make motorists complacent because no one really thinks of the kind of crash risks that could be lurking behind weather that is typically known more for pumpkin picking and beautiful hues than for […]

Motorcycling Season Kicks Off – Stay Safe with These Tips

The month of May kicks off the warmer months of the year, the time that every motorcyclist looks forward to. Every motorcyclist should be aware of the need to stay safe at all times and the odds against him if he is ever involved in an accident. As the number of motorcycle riders across the […]

Stats Provide Grim Picture of Motorcyclist Safety in Indiana

Data for 2017 paints a somber picture of the motorcyclist safety situation in Indiana. According to the Indian University Public Policy Institute, in 2017, there were 147 fatalities in motorcycle accidents in Indiana. This was a staggering 47 percent increase over 2016. It was also the highest jump on record since 2012, when there was […]

Anti-Distracted Driving Legislation Helps Save Motorcyclist Lives, Too

It’s not only motorists who benefit when states pass legislation designed to prevent motorists from using cell phones while driving.  Studies show that these laws also result in a reduction in the number of motorcyclist fatalities. The results of a recent study published in the journal Social Science and Medicine found that in states 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 […]