Auto Accident

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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Safety Initiative Aims to Enforce the Indiana Move Over Law

by Staff | October 9th, 2015

The Indiana State Police are focusing on keeping motorists safe, and one way they are hoping to achieve this goal is by holding the “Move Over, Slow Down” traffic safety initiative next week. The Indiana car accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin point out the campaign will focus on enforcing the state’s “Move…

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The Importance of Child Restraints in Preventing Indiana Car Accident Injuries and Fatalities

by Staff | September 25th, 2015

One goal each of our Indiana personal injury lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin shares with one another is working to spread awareness about the things you can do to protect the safety of yourself and your loved ones in the event of a car accident. With motor vehicle collisions being the leading cause…

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Campaign Aims to Reduce Terre Haute DUI Accident Totals

by Staff | August 25th, 2015

Drunk driving continues to be a threat to everyone who is on the road. Reports show that last year alone, a total of 101 Indiana motorists lost their lives in crashes where alcohol consumption was a contributing factor. Our Terre Haute DUI accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin explain that our city is…

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Indiana Troopers Working to Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents

by Staff | July 24th, 2015

One of the leading causes of motor vehicle collisions in Indiana today is distracted driving. Our Terre Haute car accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin explain that in 2011 alone, distractions contributed to a total of 6,373 crashes on Indiana’s roadways. Of those accidents, as many as 5,856 were the result of an unspecified…

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Preventing Motor Vehicle-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries

by Staff | July 11th, 2015

It’s estimated that roughly 1.4 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury each year. Of those victims, roughly 280,000—or 20 percent—suffer their brain injury as the result of a motor vehicle crash, making car accidents the second leading cause of head trauma in the U.S. today. A brain injury occurs when the head is jarred…

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Indiana Car Accident Lawyers Warn Motorists About New Traffic Law

by Staff | May 29th, 2015

Most motorists are aware of the dangers of speeding. It’s listed as a contributing factor in roughly one-third of all fatal motor vehicle collisions; however, it can be just as dangerous to be traveling slower than the flow of traffic—even if traffic is moving above the posted speed limit. The Indiana car accident lawyers at Fleschner,…

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