What Are the Dog Bite Laws in Indiana?

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According to Indiana dog bite laws, all it takes is one bite to determine negligence. Aside from the fact that there’s a statute of limitations in Indiana—two years max—you should know, whether you’re the dog owner or the victim, how the Indiana dog bite laws operate. What Is the “One Bite” Rule? Essentially, one bite could […]

Is There a Truck Driver Shortage?

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The short answer is yes. The shortage is a serious problem. Our truck drivers put a lot on the line to transport goods across the country. Unfortunately, it seems that not even increases in salary plus bonuses are enough to attract more drivers. The High Demand for Truck Drivers In order to meet the demand […]

What The Unanimous Supreme Court Verdict Means for You

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The Supreme Court recently issued a rare unanimous ruling. The topic: excessive fines and civil forfeiture. Many suspects of crimes have had their property seized. This includes all types of possessions, including valuable ones like cash, vehicles, and homes. Proponents of the practice, like former attorney general Jeff Sessions, argue that this is a great […]

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New Safety Law Proposed Following Indiana Bus Accident

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After a tragic bus accident, the Indiana legislature is making efforts to prevent future crashes. The fatal crash occurred on October 30, 2018, in Indiana. A school bus was stopped on the road and the stop arm extended. Despite this stop sign, a Toyota Tacoma hit four kids who were crossing the street to get […]

How to Win a Workers’ Comp Case

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Workers’ compensation is a deal made by many employers for the sake of their employees: If you get hurt or sick while working for them, then they will cover your medical bills and living expenses to help you get on track. Unfortunately, sometimes employers aren’t so willing to hold up their end of the deal. […]

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Do Semi Trucks Have Rules For Securing Cargo?

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has adopted a new set of cargo securement rules since January 2004. The purpose of these rules for securing cargo is “to reduce the number of accidents caused by cargo shifting on or within, or falling from, commercial motor vehicles,” according to the FMCSA. These rules state that […]

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Can a Hit to the Jaw Cause a Brain Injury?

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A hit to the jaw can definitely cause a brain injury. Brainline.org says that a hit to the jaw can “move the skull with enough force that the brain ‘bounces’ off the walls inside the skull.” When the brain impacts the interior walls of the skull, the surface of it can become injured. Another way […]

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Could Truck Monitoring Technology Make Our Roads Safer?

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New monitoring technology gives truck managers a minute-by-minute update on a smorgasbord of information. Some features include: reports on a truck’s speed, braking, cornering technique and any unauthorized stops. There are also options for driver-facing cameras. In a Forbes article concerning this trucking technology, the Senior Vice President of Ryder System Inc. says that “the […]

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How Much Blast Can An Average Soldier Endure?

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This question was posed by Brian Castner, who authored a piece in The Daily Beast about the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) hopes in discovering that answer. Statistics show how important this research is: 20 percent of veterans who were involved in an explosion are coming home with a diagnosis of a traumatic brain […]

Are Your Children Safe At Day Care Centers?

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Between 2011 and 2013, The Indianapolis Star reported that there have been 31 deaths in Indiana day care centers. Of those 31 deaths, 21 of them came from day care centers that were operating illegally or without a license to run a day care. As it currently stands, Indiana is one of 11 states that […]