Category: Car Accidents

How is Fault Determined in a Multi-Car Accident?

November 23, 2020 | Car Accidents

Vehicle accidents can be scary and confusing, particularly when there are more than two vehicles involved. These cases can become complex, and determining fault in a multi-car accident involves gathering any available evidence and negotiating with multiple insurance carriers or legal teams. Comparative Negligence Laws Indiana operates under what is known as a “comparative negligence”… read more

The Dangers Of Medical Authorizations And Release Of Liability Documents

March 23, 2020 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury

In the aftermath of sustaining an injury, and when there is the possibility of an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit, injury victims need to take steps to protect themselves. Soon after an accident that involved an injury, the injured party will receive various documents from the at-fault party’s insurance carrier. Amongst this paperwork… read more

How a Police Report Can Help Your Claim

March 20, 2020 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury

Getting involved in a car accident can be a scary and confusing experience. If you get into a car accident, one of the first steps you can take, after being certain that you or any other party receive immediate medical care, is to call the police and ensure a report is completed. In the state… read more

Injured in an Accident Without Car Insurance

January 15, 2020 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury

Getting into a car accident can be a scary experience. The aftermath of an accident can be incredibly confusing, especially when you are dealing with property damage or any injuries. However, what happens if you were involved in a car accident and did not have insurance? At Fountain Law Firm, we want to discuss this… read more

What is Defensive Driving?

December 23, 2019 | Car Accidents

Car accidents are not uncommon in Indiana. Drivers should do everything they can to prevent car accidents, and one of the best ways to do so is to practice defensive driving. Defensive driving is a set of learned skills that allow a driver to defend themselves against possible collisions on the roadway. Defensive driving is… read more

Indiana Drunk Driving Accident Statistics

December 19, 2019 | Car Accidents,DUI Accidents

Alcohol-related car accidents are often the cause of severe injuries and fatalities. These incidents affect people across the country and here in Indiana. The statistics involving drunk driving crashes are often shocking, and they highlight the need to continued vigilance on the roadways. Summary of total DUI accidents in the US Alcohol-impaired driving is a… read more

Road Rage Statistics

October 10, 2019 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury

We have all heard of road rage incidents, but do you really understand what the term “road rage” means? Aggressive driving has been a major problem since cars first became popular. With millions of vehicles on our state roadways each day, understanding what road rage is and how to avoid it can go a long… 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

How Car Accidents Can Result in a High-Risk Pregnancy

November 28, 2018 | Blog,Car Accidents,Personal Injury

If you’re pregnant, chances are that you’re doing everything you can to keep you and your baby as healthy as possible. You’re probably eating right, staying away from alcohol, exercising moderately, and seeing your OBGYN on a regular basis to ensure that everything goes as it should. Unfortunately, while you can control yourself and what… read more

Can a TBI From a Car Accident Can Change a Woman’s Reproductive Functioning?

October 24, 2018 | Brain and Spinal Injury,Car Accidents

While a car accident can cause many injuries, one of the most common—and perhaps, most concerning—is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that traffic accidents were the third-leading cause of TBI among all age groups in the United States. Car accident victims can sustain a TBI from… read more

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