Study On Factors That Influence Trucking Accidents

January 5, 2016 | truck accident

Researchers Cite Fatigue, Health, and Cellphones as Factors in Truck Accidents When driving next to or passing a large truck on the highway, it is important to drive carefully as trucking accidents often result in fatalities, according to data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Discussing some of the key risk factors when… read more

Staying Safe and Healthy on New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2015 | Car Accidents

Whether you enjoy partying on New Year’s eve or not, here are some tips to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy as you ring in 2016. The following list is taken from an article a few years ago (which you can find here, and we think this is good advice! Stay off… read more

Can I Recover after a Boating Accident?

December 31, 2015 | Blog,Personal Injury

As summer quickly approaches, many families will spend the day on the water around Indiana. Boating, waterskiing, riding jet skis, and participating in other types of watersports are popular recreational activities to escape the summer heat and have some fun. Unfortunately, like most recreational activities, watersports and boating are not risk-free, and accidents and injuries… read more

Tragic Crash Outside Indianapolis Kills 4 Teens

December 31, 2015 | Blog

We are devastated to learn that last night, Wednesday, December 30, 2015, four teenagers from the same Indiana city of Brownsburg were killed when their car crossed the median and struck a minivan. This happened on SR37 near Waverly in Morgan County. You can read more here: Link. Our prayers go out to the families… read more

Winter Driving in Indiana – Ice!

December 29, 2015 | Car Accidents

Some dangerous conditions that drivers in Indiana and around Indianapolis can encounter are icy roads and the hidden and deadly “black ice” that can blend into the tarmac and cause the driver of a car or truck to almost instantly lose control of his or her vehicle. It is a fact that nearly a quarter… read more

When can I Recover from a Trucking Company after an Accident in Indianapolis?

December 28, 2015 | Blog,truck accident

If a semi-truck collides with another car, most people tend to assume the truck driver was at fault for the accident. Many times, driver error or negligence is in fact the cause of the accident and, in such situations, the truck driver should be held accountable for their mistakes and any resulting injuries.  However, sometimes… read more

Safety Tips for Driving in Winter Weather

December 24, 2015 | Car Accidents

Every season carries along risks when it comes to traffic-related accidents, but it is winter weather that can bring with it some of the worst conditions for driving on Indiana roads. Our entire state can experience harsh conditions as the colder months approach, and if you haven’t noticed…those months are here! Here at Fountain Injury… read more

Monroe Co. Declares Public Health Emergency Due To Hepatits C

December 22, 2015 | Blog

We have just learned of an alarming rise in Hepatitis C cases taking place in Monroe County, to the south of Indianapolis. According to county health officials, this is directly tied to intravenous drug use.

The 10 Most Common Construction Accidents

December 22, 2015 | Construction Site Accidents,Personal Injury

Construction is one of the most dangerous jobs because of the high risk for accidents among workers.  Construction sites are usually unstable by nature, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over one-quarter of construction workers have been injured on the job.  Furthermore, injuries from construction accidents often cause very serious injuries, and these… read more

Are Your Airbags Defective?

December 21, 2015 | Blog,Car Accidents

Though airbags are intended to protect motorists in the event of a collision, some defects actually inflict additional injuries to accident victims. In recent months, many headlines have focused on a large number of potentially defective airbags manufactured by Japanese company Takata. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a statement [1] earlier this year… read more