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Speed and Drunk Driving Responsible for Equal Number of Roadway Deaths

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

Over the last few decades, drunk driving has been branded as a socially unacceptable driving behavior. The dangers of driving while drunk have been ingrained in us, yet drunk drivers still cause a staggering number of deaths every year. However, speeding is driving behavior that is even more common and just as lethal, but… Read More »

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Study Supports Use of Rear-Facing Car Seats

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

Car rides are simultaneously one of the most routine and most dangerous things we do with our children. As parents, we try to ensure that we take every possible precaution to keep our kids safe while we’re on the road, with one of the most important safety measures being the use of an appropriate… Read More »

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Recent Indianapolis Accidents Show Danger of Head-On Collisions

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

Few forms of collision are as deadly as head-on crashes, and two recent local accidents serve as evidence of this fact. Learn more about the accidents below, and contact a seasoned Indianapolis personal injury lawyer if you’ve been hurt in a head-on crash. Local head-on accidents leave numerous injured victims On Monday, April 23,… Read More »

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Research on Drowsy Driving Shows Its Dangers for Causing Indiana Car Accidents

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

In our busy culture, it can be tempting to sacrifice sleep in order to keep up with professional and social demands on our time. More and more research shows that skipping sleep in this way can have highly detrimental effects on physical and mental health, and it can even have serious safety consequences. A… Read More »

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Red Light Accident Causes Death of Young Girl

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

An accident involving a red light-running semi-truck caused the death of a local girl earlier this winter. Learn more about the accident below, and contact a seasoned Indianapolis personal injury lawyer if you’ve been hurt in an accident. Accident at red light injures four The lethal accident occurred in Miami County at the intersection… Read More »

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Greater Truck Underride Protection May Become Mandatory

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

Large commercial trucks, such as 18-wheelers and semi-trucks, hold the potential to do great harm when involved in a collision with a passenger vehicle, and the victims of these crashes are far more likely to be the occupants of the passenger vehicle than those in the truck. A group of federal lawmakers are now… Read More »

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Get Ready for Wintertime Driving with These Four Tips

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

The ice and snow that hits the roads each winter can be dangerous, but with some advance preparation, you can help prevent an accident that could injure yourself or your family. Read on for suggestions on how to get ready for winter weather on the road, and contact a skilled Indiana motor vehicle accident… Read More »

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Fatalities on US Roads Rise for Third Straight Year

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

Each year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) spends months compiling data from each state on the number of fatalities on US roads and the reasons those fatalities are believed to have occurred, and publishes this data in a series of reports. The reports on fatalities occurring in 2016 have recently been released,… Read More »

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Choosing the Right Time to Change Out a Car Seat

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

Roads can be a dangerous place, especially for very young children. It’s important to use a safety seat that keeps your child safe while riding as a passenger in your car, and what makes a seat the right one can change as your child grows. Learn more about when you should change your child’s… Read More »

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What Drivers Should Know about Side-Impact Crashes

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

Last month, we discussed the dangers of intersection accidents and ways to avoid them. Now, we’ll explain a bit more about one of the most common types of collision to occur at an intersection: the side-impact collision. These crashes can have devastating effects on victims and are typically avoidable with attentive, responsible driving habits…. Read More »

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