Indiana Personal Injury Resources
If you are looking for ways to prevent accidents and keep your loved ones safe, or if you or a family member has been injured by another’s negligence and you are looking for answers, the following links and resources may help you learn more and find the information you are looking for. The following resources cover Indiana car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, as well as defective products, workplace accidents, and brain and spinal cord injuries. If you need to talk to an attorney about getting the care and compensation you need for yourself or a family member after an accident, call Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP in Indianapolis at 317-631-5151 for a no-cost, confidential consultation.
Indiana Department of Transportation – Planning a trip? Stop by the INDOT website for travel conditions that may impact your safety, including traffic, weather, and road closings.
National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration – The NHTSA takes the lead on traffic safety nationwide, from recalling defective airbags to creating a policy for driverless vehicles. Go here for information on aggressive driving, drowsy driving, distracted driving and other driving safety and vehicle safety issues.
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety – This organization provides the latest traffic safety news on their website, and also conducts research into truck safety, smartphone use while driving, roadway engineering and road debris dangers, and much more.
Distraction.gov – This official U.S. DOT website aims to raise awareness about distracted driving and to end the practice of texting while driving or using a cell phone while behind the wheel.
Kelley Blue Book – If you’ve been in an accident, Kelley Blue Book can help you get a handle on the value of your car, so you can know whether you are getting a fair offer from the insurance company or not.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center – This website has abundant resources to prevent bicycle and pedestrian accidents, including research, statistics, fact sheets and public safety campaigns. Click here for an overview of Indiana bicycling laws and safety measures.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – FMCSA passes trucking safety regulations and conducts roadside inspections to determine compliance with truck driver hours of service, truck tire and brake maintenance, and other factors necessary to prevent serious truck accidents.
Safety and Fitness Electronic Records (SAFER) – If you have been injured in a trucking accident, search this database to find out about the accident history and safety record of the trucking company behind the crash.
American Motorcyclist Association – The AMA website is a comprehensive source for motorcycle enthusiasts, including safety tips to help prevent motorcycle accidents.
www.Recalls.gov – This government website can serve as your one-stop shop for safety recalls. Here you will find collected in one place product safety recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, recalls of dangerous drugs and defective medical devices from the FDA, and much more. Sign up to receive email alerts and stay on top of the dozens of dangerous products recalled every day.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration – Dedicated to the belief that all employees deserve a safe and healthful workplace, OSHA develops and enforces standards for workplace safety on construction sites, industrial factories, warehouses and every workplace.
Brain Injury Association of America – The BIA works to raise awareness and promote research, treatment and education to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury.
Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care & Cure – The FSCIPCC is a non-profit educational group dedicated to the prevention, care and cure of spinal cord injuries through public awareness, education and research.