Category: Blog

How are Brain Injuries Classified?

July 27, 2021 | Blog,Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are amongst the most devastating types of injuries that a person can experience. When a person sustains a traumatic brain injury, they risk suffering from a range of short- and long-term disabilities. Here, we want to discuss how brain injuries are classified. Not all brain injuries are the same. Some are relatively minor… read more

Can A Pedestrian Be At-Fault for an Accident?

December 15, 2020 | Blog,Pedestrian Accidents,Personal Injury

Pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable when they are in or around the roadways. Unfortunately, there are times when pedestrian versus vehicle crashes occur and cause severe injuries. Pedestrians are much more vulnerable to sustaining significant injuries in the event an accident occurs. Unfortunately, the information provided by the Indiana University Public Policy Institute (IUPPI) shows us… read more

How we are Handling Current & Prospective Cases During COVID-19

March 23, 2020 | Blog,Q&A

Due to the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are taking a different approach to contact our current and prospective clients. However, our focus to help those in need remains the same.  Remote Help The team at Fountain Law Firm wants to assure both current and prospective clients that we are still working hard to represent… read more

Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips

November 20, 2019 | Blog,Personal Injury

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we know that most people are planning a big family meal. However, as people begin to prep the big day, fire safety is rarely at the top of everyone’s list of things to think about. According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving tops the list of home cooking… read more

New Vaping Product Injuries and Death Statistics

November 19, 2019 | Blog,Personal Injury

E-cigarettes and vaping have become popular, but there has been a rapid rise in the number of vape-related illnesses and deaths over the last year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) keeps track of how many people have been harmed. As of this month, more than 2,000 people have been treated for vape-related… read more

Safest Neighborhoods to Trick or Treat in Indianapolis

October 8, 2019 | Blog,Children's Injuries,Pedestrian Accidents

Halloween can be a great time for having fun with friends. However, when you have kids, your priorities are different. The safety of your children is of the utmost importance during the Halloween season. There are plenty of dangers to be aware of, especially on Halloween night. Pedestrian accidents are one of the most common… read more

What Are The Short And Long Term Effects Of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?

February 21, 2019 | Blog,Brain and Spinal Injury,Car Accidents

Mild traumatic brain injury occurs frequently in car accidents and is clinically defined as loss of consciousness of thirty minutes or less. The jerking of a head back and forth when a seat belted passenger is hit by another vehicle may even be enough to cause it. Unfortunately, brain CTs and MRIs rarely show any… read more

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) Statistics

February 5, 2019 | Blog,Brain and Spinal Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can occur for a variety of reasons and can range in severity from minor concussions to catastrophic injuries that may lead to serious disabilities. Recent data indicates that even mild TBIs can cause serious medical complications. As a result, professional sports organizations such as the National Hockey League (NHL) and the… read more

Elderly Adults Suffer in Slip and Fall Accidents

January 19, 2019 | Blog,Slip and Fall Accidents

Especially with the recent ice and snow in the Indianapolis area, people are often worried about slipping and falling down. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that an estimated 8.9 million Americans visit emergency rooms each year due to injuries suffered in slip and fall accidents. Common slip and fall injuries include brain injuries, broken… read more

New Year’s Safety Tips

December 27, 2018 | Blog

Ringing in a New Year is exciting!  To keep it fun, here are a few safety tips: Driving You probably already know that New Year’s Eve is one of the most dangerous times to drive. The combination of intoxication and potentially hazardous weather increases the risk.  The best way to avoid problems is not to… read more