Serious Personal Injury

Accidents Involving Children in Parking Lots

Most children are not under direct adult supervision when they are walking around a parking lot, and that places them at grave risk of injuries in an accident, a new study says. Parents pay less attention to their kids in parking lots, mindless of the great risks involved. The study spotlighting this was published in […]

Not Just Seniors; Middle-Aged Adults Also at Risk for Fall Accidents

Healthcare providers typically consider the above-65 age group to be at an increased risk of falls, and with good reason. However, younger or middle-aged adults are also at a heightened risk of slip, trip and fall accidents that could result in serious personal injury. Those results come from a new study conducted by Yale researchers […]

This is the Number One Boating Accident Factor: No, It’s Not Alcohol

There are a number of causes of the boating accidents that occur on Lake Monroe, Lake James or any of the dozens of other scenic and beautiful lakes in Indiana. However, the most prevalent factor, by far, is operator inattention or distraction. According to Coast Guard data, the most common cause of boating accidents in […]

Data Shows Truck Accident Fatalities Increased in 2018

Preliminary statistics by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that truck accident- related fatalities actually increased in 2018 over the previous year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released forecast data for 2018, and predicts that when the final numbers arrive, they will prove devastating for the trucking industry. The agency is predicting […]

Indiana Passes School Bus Safety Law

A bill that would toughen penalties for drivers who ignore school bus safety rules was signed into law by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb last month. The bill is named for the children of the Ingle family who lost their 9-year-old daughter and six-year-old twins when a pickup driver struck them as they were crossing the […]

Watch out For Food Poisoning Risks this Summer

A new US report says that food poisoning outbreaks from contaminated poultry, products and other products are still very high in number. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recent outbreaks of salmonella poisoning linked to contaminated turkey, lettuce and beef seem to suggest that health officials must continue to be vigilant about […]

Drowsy Driving Kills – Here’s How You Can Stay Alert Behind the Wheel

Drowsy driving is a deadly, and often underestimated, killer on Indiana roads. We have all been guilty of driving while fatigued at some time or the other. These behaviors can be extremely dangerous to your life as well as the lives of those sharing the road with you. There is enough evidence to show that […]

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 […]

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning on Boats

Each time you operate a boat, you are at risk from a silent threat that can kill or severely injure you and your passengers without you even being aware of it. Carbon monoxide is a deadly killer, and boaters may be at special risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. This is an odourless and tasteless gas. […]