Auto Accident

What to Expect: Filing an Auto Accident Claim

by Staff | June 12th, 2019

Car accidents can be painful and confusing, but the most important way you can protect your health and your rights to compensation after a crash is by getting medical treatment as soon as possible. Even if you don’t think you’ve been seriously injured, it’s important to get examined by a medical professional to rule out…

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4 Steps to Take After a Crash

by Staff | May 29th, 2019

At Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin, we understand that the aftermath of an accident can feel like a blur—but we also know that the actions you take in the moments following a crash can be critical for your auto accident claim. Start protecting your rights immediately after the crash by taking these 4 steps: Get…

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Accident Risks on Memorial Day Weekend

by Staff | May 22nd, 2019

Memorial Day calls for parties, picnics, and parades. Whether you’re celebrating with a long weekend getaway or staying close to home to kick off the summer season with family and friends, it’s important to remember that Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year. According to the American Automobile Association…

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More Car Accidents Are Caused By Rain Than Any Other Weather Condition

by Steve Fleschner | April 10th, 2018

Spring showers may bring May flowers – but they also bring far too many wrecks. Learn how to keep yourself safe while driving in the rain. According to the US Department of Transportation, on average there are 1 million vehicular crashes each year due to wet pavement. These crashes unfortunately result in the death of…

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Am I personally liable for my child’s car accident?

by Caleb Fleschner | April 3rd, 2018

Am I personally liable for my child’s car accident? As a parent, one of the scariest moments is when your child is gets behind the wheel of a car for the first time. One of the many things that are probably running through your head as they pull out of the driveway is whether you…

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Who Do You Sue When A Distracted Driver Hits Your Car?

by Katie Fleschner McMullen | March 19th, 2018

A distracted driver ran a red light and smashed into your vehicle. You are injured. Should you sue the driver directly or sue his insurance company? Often, when we talk with accident victims, they ask us if they need to sue the driver directly or sue the driver’s insurance company. Understandably, this is a perplexing…

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Drunk Driving Convictions Now Prohibited From Being Expunged

by Staff | December 30th, 2015

Each year, thousands of motorists are arrested in Indiana for driving under the influence of alcohol. What’s more disturbing, is that estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show roughly one-third of those who are taken into custody for drunk driving have a previous operating while intoxicated (OWI) offense on their record. Many of…

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Keeping Indiana Roads Safe During the Holidays

by Staff | November 18th, 2015

As cooler weather and the holidays quickly approach, it’s important for us to remember that car accidents tend to spike around this time of year. In fact, statistics show the last three months of the year are the deadliest time to be on the road. In an effort to help you keep yourself and your…

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Tips To Avoid Accidents While Trick-or-Treating This Halloween

by Staff | October 30th, 2015

Halloween is tomorrow night, and that means children dressed as ghouls, ghosts, and other creatures of the night will be walking along the streets and roads of our neighborhoods in search of candy. That’s why our Indiana car accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin would like to remind citizens to be extra vigilant…

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Helping Young Motorists Avoid Accidents During “Teen Driver Safety Week”

by Staff | October 23rd, 2015

Teenage motor vehicle collisions are a very serious problem in our state. In fact, last year, Indiana led the nation when it came to the total number of fatal car accidents involving teens. To help increase awareness, many organizations are working to promote highway safety as part of “ Teen Driver Safety Week ” over…

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