How to Celebrate Halloween Safely During COVID-19

by Staff | October 26th, 2020 | Personal injury

It’s hard to believe that Halloween is almost here—and even harder to believe that COVID-19 is still a very real threat to families across Indiana. The state has slowly allowed many businesses and functions to reopen via its tiered phase system since the virus first began spreading in March, but social distancing and wearing a…

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How to Understand Your Auto Insurance Policy

by Staff | October 19th, 2020 | Auto accident

To legally drive a car in Indiana, you must purchase and maintain auto insurance. This insurance is designed to cover any injuries or property damage you might cause others to incur while you’re driving. The amount of insurance coverage you need to purchase to legally drive is: $25,000 per injured person $50,000 maximum injury coverage…

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Are You Guilty of These Dangerous Driving Habits?

by Staff | October 12th, 2020 | Auto accident

Around 75% of Americans self-rate their driving skills as “above average.” But 90% of auto accidents involve human error. With that statistic in mind, it’s clear that many drivers overrate their abilities behind the wheel, and that means they could be unknowingly putting themselves and others at risk. There are many laws governing how drivers…

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Is It Dangerous to Drive a Car with a Rebuilt or Salvage Title?

by Staff | October 5th, 2020 | Auto accident

Buying a new vehicle, whether it’s fresh off the assembly line or just new to you, has never been more expensive. The average new car price is anywhere from $33,000 to $38,000, and used vehicles are commanding higher and higher prices, including those that are more than a decade old with hundreds of thousands of…

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

by Staff | August 24th, 2020 | Auto accident

Driving is a privilege many of us take for granted. Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage during our teen years, and after a few shaky first months behind the wheel, we quickly become accustomed to our daily commutes and the challenges of driving. Because of that familiarity, it’s easy to forget how…

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Why Driving With a Dog in Your Car Can Be Dangerous

by Staff | August 17th, 2020 | Auto accident

In a study observing how well pet owners drove when their dogs were free to roam inside their vehicles, versus when they were kept in pet carriers, experts learned drivers were distracted more than twice as often when their dogs were unrestrained. They also displayed 649 unsafe driving behaviors over the course of the study…

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How Long Do You Have to File a Claim for Different Types of Accidents?

by Staff | August 10th, 2020 | Personal injury

At Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin, we always encourage injured victims in Indiana to contact us right away after an accident. Doing so helps us get a head start on collecting evidence and building their claims. But when victims wait too long, they not only run the risk of having a less effective claim, they…

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What Indiana Laws Say About Parking

by Staff | August 3rd, 2020 | Auto accident

Most drivers are well aware of the major traffic laws—at the very least, those that are likely to get you a ticket if you violate them. You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who is unfamiliar with the dangers of speeding, the possibility of an arrest for driving under the influence, and the consequences of…

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Stay Safe on Super Bowl Sunday

by Staff | January 27th, 2020 | Auto accident

Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest drinking events of the year, right behind New Year’s and Thanksgiving. But as much fun as it is to kick back with a beer or two (or more) and watch the game with friends, neighbors, and family, all that alcohol consumption also means Super Bowl Sunday is…

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Get the Facts on Road Rage

by Staff | January 20th, 2020 | Auto accident

Being a safe driver requires full concentration on the task at hand and a calm mindset. Unfortunately, not all drivers stay focused and calm behind the wheel. Whether it’s because they’re running late or because they believe another driver slighted them in some way, some motorists fall prey to road rage. Road rage is a…

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