Can You Sue if a Police Officer Causes Your Car Accident?

by Staff | June 21st, 2021 | Auto accident

Law enforcement officers juggle many tasks and responsibilities, even when they’re behind the wheel of their patrol cars. They must be ready to respond to calls and dispatches at a moment’s notice, and they may even need to pursue drivers who have violated traffic laws through busy intersections and on high-speed interstates. Unfortunately, car chases…

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Can You File an Injury Claim after a Crash if You Don’t Have Insurance?

by Staff | May 10th, 2021 | Auto accident

After a crash that wasn’t your fault, you need money for your repair bills, medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. You’ve probably heard all about personal injury claims, accident lawyers, and suing at-fault drivers, and that path may sound like the right option for you to cover your overwhelming accident-related expenses. There’s just…

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Can You Appeal an Accident Report if You Disagree with the Police Officer’s Assessment?

by Staff | March 1st, 2021 | Auto accident

Filing a successful personal injury claim after an auto accident requires, above all else, proof that you weren’t at fault for the crash and that someone or something else was. And when it comes to proof, it’s hard to argue with the official accident report that’s filled out by the responding police officer. There’s only…

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Can You Get Compensation for a Crash You Didn’t Cause if You Were Over the Legal Limit?

by Staff | February 15th, 2021 | Auto accident

Picture this scenario: You have a few drinks at a bar, restaurant, or party, and decide to call it a night and head home. You don’t realize it at the time, but your BAC is over the legal limit. On your way home, another driver collides with you because they were speeding, driving while distracted,…

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Are You Legally Allowed to Move Your Car After a Crash?

by Staff | January 18th, 2021 | Auto accident

There are many pervasive myths surrounding car accidents. One common myth is that moving your vehicle off the street after a crash is illegal, as changing the position of the cars involved makes it more difficult for police to determine who was at fault. In reality, it’s not just recommended that you move your vehicle…

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After a Car Crash, Who Do You Need to Get Contact Info From?

by Staff | January 11th, 2021 | Auto accident

Auto accidents aren’t just painful and traumatic—they’re also legal matters. All Indiana crashes that involve injuries, death, or property damage of at least $1,000 must be reported to police. That means you can’t just drive away after a crash that involves any of those circumstances without waiting for the police to show up, even if…

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How Do I Know if I Have a Concussion After My Car Accident?

by Staff | January 4th, 2021 | Auto accident

No two car accidents are the same, and no two car accident injuries are the same. While some victims may have obvious, painful injuries like deep cuts or broken bones, others may have injuries that aren’t immediately apparent. Those injuries may not show up for hours or even days after victims have returned home from…

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What Happens When You Get in a Car Accident While On-the-Clock?

by Staff | December 23rd, 2020 | Workers compensation 2

Many jobs require monthly, weekly, or even daily travel. Delivery drivers and couriers spend most of their days in vehicles, but even office workers may need to visit clients, run errands, and drop off paperwork at other offices. And of course, every second those employees spend on the road is a second that they’re in…

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How Is Compensation Calculated in Multi-Vehicle Accidents?

by Staff | December 21st, 2020 | Auto accident

Most car accidents involve just one or two vehicles. But some involve three, four, or more vehicles. These are often referred to as “pile-ups” and they frequently occur when drivers lose control in heavy traffic or when inclement weather reduces visibility or stopping distance. Getting compensation after accidents that involve just two vehicles isn’t always…

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Why Drivers Are More Distracted Than Ever

by Staff | December 14th, 2020 | Auto accident

At Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin, we know the dangers of distracted driving. That’s why we ask all drivers to take part in our Drop the Distraction Pledge. Taking your focus off the road has always been one of the most dangerous things you can do while driving. But for most of the time that…

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