Auto Accident

It’s Child Passenger Safety Week

by Staff | September 16th, 2019

Don’t miss National Child Passenger Safety Week 2019! Held this year from September 15-21, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is hosting workshops across the country to help parents learn why it is necessary to select the right car seat and how to properly install them.   Car safety is no joke, especially when children…

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School Transportation Safety

by Staff | August 19th, 2019

Another summer has come and gone, and that means students across Indiana and Illinois are back to class. As a parent, safety is always one of your top priorities for your children. Reduce their risks during the 2019-2020 school year with these essential safety tips.

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Does Listening to Music Contribute to Car Accidents?

by Staff | August 12th, 2019

There are an average of six million car accidents in the U.S. every year, and distraction was reported as a factor in nearly 1 in 5 crashes in which someone was injured. But distracted driving includes more than just using your cell phone. Could turning on the radio or plugging in a playlist also cause…

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When Is a Car Accident Not a Driver’s Fault?

by Staff | July 31st, 2019

After a car accident, most people assume either one driver or another is at fault, but this isn’t always the case. Studies show that driver error is responsible for 90% of crashes. So who’s to blame the other 10% of the time? When the Government is Responsible Poorly maintained roads or defective highway designs may…

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3 of the Most Common Post-Accident Mistakes

by Staff | July 24th, 2019

After an auto accident, you are likely to be in shock and pain, especially when the accident was not your fault. The most important thing you can do in this situation is keep calm, because the actions you take immediately after a collision can impact whether you are eligible for compensation and how much you…

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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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