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Drugs to blame for Terre Haute auto accident

by fst | July 8th, 2010

A man under the influence of drugs crashed into another vehicle causing a Terre Haute auto accident, reports WTHI-TV.

According to police, the suspect was under the influence of illegal substances at the time of the Terre Haute auto accident. His 12-year-old daughter was also in the car at the time of the Terre Haute auto accident.

Immediately following the Terre Haute auto accident, the man went to a nearby wooded area to dispose of the drugs. He was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia and operating a vehicle under the influence.

Do you think child endangerment should be added to the list of charges? Should the man be punished for putting his child in a dangerous situation?

If you have been the victim in a Terre Haute auto accident, the Terre Haute auto accident attorneys at Fleshner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help you.

Doctor charged in Terre Haute wrongful death lawsuit

by fst | July 1st, 2010

If a doctor is charged with liability, do you think his license should be automatically suspended?

A local doctor has been charged in the Terre Haute wrongful death of one of his patients, reports WTHI-TV.

The doctor is accused of prescribing narcotics to patients with a history of drug abuse. According to officials, he would have patients undergo invasive procedures they didn’t need to get the prescription drugs.

One patient with a history of drug abuse died from narcotic use prescribed by this doctor. The doctor has been indicted for charges related to fraud and other bodily injuries.

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As investigation continues, the doctor’s medical license is still active. Do you think it shows negligence on the part of the state that this doctor is still practicing?

If you have been the victim of medical malpractice, the Indiana medical malpractice attorneys at Fleshner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help you.

Eight injured in Terre Haute auto accident

by fst | June 24th, 2010

A pile-up on Interstate 70 after a six-vehicle Terre Haute truck accident has sent eight people to the hospital.

WTHI TV reports that the six-vehicle Terre Haute truck accident occurred when a semi-truck crashed into the other vehicles in slow-moving traffic.

Of the eight people who were injured, one was airlifted to Indianapolis to be treated for more serious injuries as a result of the Terre Haute truck accident. The westbound lanes of I-70 were closed temporarily as crews worked to clean up the Terre Haute truck accident site.

It seems semi trucks are often the culprit in Terre Haute truck accidents on the interstate, sometimes simply due to their size and inability to stop quickly.

How do you feel about semis? Should they have to stay in one lane only? Do you think it would it make a difference if there were separate lanes for cars and trucks?

The Indiana truck accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help you if you have been injured in an Indiana truck accident.

One person killed in Terre Haute auto accident

by fst | June 17th, 2010

A Terre Haute auto accident has left one person dead and another injured, according to My Wabash Valley. The Terre Haute auto accident happened when two vehicles collided on State Road 46.

The impact of the Terre Haute auto accident caused one vehicle to roll over. The female driver of this vehicle had to be cut out of the car, and she was transported by helicopter to the hospital. The male passenger was pronounced dead at the scene of the Terre Haute auto accident. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

Police are still investigating the Terre Haute auto accident.

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Do you think this stretch of State Road 46 is more dangerous than other Terre Haute roads?

If you have been injured in a Terre Haute auto accident, the Terre Haute auto accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help you.

Terre Haute auto accident closes Third Street

by fst | June 3rd, 2010

A Terre Haute auto accident that occurred on Third Street closed northbound lanes, according to WTHITV.com.

A blue minivan traveling south on Third Street was trying to turn left onto Hulman when it hit a white minivan. No serious injuries were reported.

Do you think there are certain times of the day when Terre Haute auto accidents are more likely to occur on Third Street? What Terre Haute roads are the busiest and during what times of the day?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Terre Haute auto accident, the Terre Haute auto accident lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help.

Two injured in Terre Haute car accident

by fst | May 27th, 2010

The Trib Star reports that two people were injured in a Terre Haute auto accident.

The accident occurred as the Indiana driver was traveling westbound on County Road 1200 North. The car went off the south side of the road, and the driver over corrected. The vehicle then went off the north side of the road and struck a utility pole before coming to a stop in the woods.

The 21-year-old Indiana driver and his passenger were transported to hospitals. The passenger suffered a head trauma, but is listed in stable condition following the Terre Haute auto accident.

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Overcorrecting a vehicle is something most Indiana drivers are warned about in driver’s education, but it often happens in the panicked moments of an Indiana auto accident. Do you think driver’s education should be more extensive, or should more real-life simulations be included? Would it have helped prevent an Indiana auto accident like this?

If you or a family member has been injured in a Terre Haute auto accident, the Indiana auto accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help you.

Man arrested following Terre Haute auto accident

by fst | May 13th, 2010

The Trib Star reports that a West Terre Haute man has been arrested following a Terre Haute auto accident.

The suspect was clocked driving at 73 miles per hour around 5 p.m. on South Third Street. A sheriff’s deputy attempted to pull the vehicle over, but the driver would not stop.  A chase ensued, and the deputy followed the driver onto Harding Road.

On Harding Road the suspect crashed his vehicle into a warehouse. The West Terre Haute man then produced a gun and was waving it at the deputy. The man then ran from the scene to a nearby gas station. A person at the gas station transported him to the hospital to be treated for injuries. He was placed under arrest at the hospital, where his blood alcohol content was found to be .16.

What do you think this West Terre Haute man should be charged with after police accuse him of being chased by police going 73 mph then waving a gun?

If you have been involved in a Terre Haute auto accident, the Indiana auto accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help you.

Three hurt in South Bend auto accident

by fst | June 30th, 2009

June 25, 2009

The Chicago Tribune reported that three people were injured when a car crashed through the front of a Family Dollar store in South Bend.

According to the police captain, the driver of the vehicle was trying to park when he somehow lost control of the vehicle causing the South Bend car accident.

A woman and two children were walking in front of the store at the time of the South Bend auto accident.

The woman was pinned underneath the car, and suffered severe injuries to her legs in the Indiana auto accident. The two children suffered cuts from the broken glass.

The South Bend auto accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if you were injured in an Indiana car accident.

Woman killed in Indianapolis auto accident

by fst | June 8th, 2009

June 4, 2009

The Indianapolis Star reports that a woman was killed and a man injured following an Indianapolis auto accident.

According to police, the chain of events that led to the accident began with an armed robbery at a convenience store. The robber got into the victim’s vehicle, a Pacifica, and sped away.

A few minutes later, the Pacifica turned the wrong way down a one way street, and crashed head on into an oncoming vehicle, causing the Indianapolis car accident.

The robber fled on foot from the scene of the Indiana auto accident. He was later arrested.

The Indianapolis car accident lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if you were injured in an Indiana auto accident.

Several injured in Terre Haute auto accident

by fst | May 13th, 2009

May 7, 2009

The Tribune Star reports that several people were transported to the hospital following a Terre Haute auto accident.

The accident happened on a winding stretch of Indiana 63, near Sutliff Drive. The area is known for accidents. The Terre Haute car accident happened when two vehicles collided head on in a curve of the road.

Several people were transported to the hospital following the Indiana auto accident.

The Terre Haute auto accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if you were injured in an Indiana car accident.