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Prescription Drugs Can Make Driving Unsafe

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP |

When we speak about “impaired drivers,” many people automatically think of those who are intoxicated or high on marijuana or cocaine. Very few think about drivers whose coordination and judgment have been impaired by prescription or even over-the-counter medicines. However, certain medications can impair a driver’s ability to operate a motor vehicle safely, thus… Read More »

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Were You Injured while Driving a Rental Car?

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP |

Car accidents involving rental vehicles can be confusing. There are many issues involved, including fault for the collision and identifying which insurance policy applies. At Keffer Hirschauer LLP, our Indianapolis car accident attorneys have extensive experience helping people involved in rental vehicle accidents. We can review your situation and identify the best course of… Read More »

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Signs You Suffered a Concussion in a Car Accident

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP |

Concussions are difficult to diagnose, although they can significantly impair a person’s ability to function day to day. Many people struggle with concussion for months, if not years, and cannot return to work, which costs them a considerable amount of money. Below, our Indianapolis car accident lawyers identify key symptoms. Go to a doctor… Read More »

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5 Serious Back Injuries People Suffer in Car Accidents

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP |

Back injuries are some of the worst that a motorist can suffer. These injuries often leave people in considerable pain and might make it impossible to return to work and earn a living. Consequently, back injuries can be very expensive, requiring considerable rest or rehabilitation. Our Indianapolis car accident lawyers have helped many people… Read More »

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How Pedestrians Can Reduce Accidents

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP |

Pedestrians are obviously vulnerable to any collision with a car or other motor vehicle. Because they have no protection around them, they bear the full brunt of any crash and can suffer life altering injuries. According to a study from the Governors Highway Safety Administration, Indiana saw around 36 pedestrian deaths in 2019. Many… Read More »

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Number of Auto Accidents Decline Due to COVID-19, Challenges Remain

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP |

A study from Call 6 Investigates has found that auto accidents have declined by 27% since Indiana put restrictions in place for dealing with the novel coronavirus pandemic. Call 6 Investigates looked at the number of Indianapolis accidents in March 2019 and compared them to this year’s number of crashes: In March 2019, there… Read More »

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How to Prove Fault in a Car Accident Case

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP |

Indiana is a “fault” state, which means that a person injured in a car accident can receive compensation if someone else was to blame for the crash. Other states, like Florida, operate under a “no fault” system. In those states, it doesn’t matter who is to blame, because a motorist can receive money under… Read More »

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Four Myths about Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP |

TBIs are a common injury following a car accident. Motorists can quickly find themselves unable to work and in need of financial assistance. TBIs are serious injuries, but we often hear inaccurate information about them. If you’ve been involved in a wreck, please contact our Indianapolis car accident lawyer for help with your case…. Read More »

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Avoid these Mistakes after a Car Accident

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP |

Car accidents are shocking events, and we don’t blame people who are too disoriented to know what to do in the immediate aftermath. However, the steps you take in the hours after an accident often make or break a case. For that reason, we want to highlight a few things that people should NOT… Read More »

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T-Bone Accidents & Injuries

By Keffer Hirschauer LLP |

Not all car accidents are the same. The seriousness of any injuries often depends on where a vehicle was hit. When a car is struck on the side, then injuries are often severe because there is very little protection there. Most cars do not have side air bags, so occupants can be slammed into… Read More »

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