Category: Personal Injury

July 11, 2014 / Personal Injury

Food Truck Explosion An Eye-Opener For Indy Eaters

Indianapolis has seen a large increase in the number of food truck vendors in recent years. Every Thursday, you can savor tasty items from many businesses participating in Food Truck Friday on Georgia Street in Downtown Indianapolis. On Fridays, the west end of Georgia Street near the Indiana Convention Center is the location of various and sundry vendors prepared to satisfy your culinary cravings, from BBQ to pizza to something more exotic, like curried goat. Other than a random case of heartburn, did you ever question whether ordering from a food truck was a safety risk? Probably not. But you might be interested to know that in the state of Indiana, food trucks are not required to have fire safety inspections. And this matters, wh[...]


April 1, 2014 / Personal Injury

Beware What Lies Beneath

As with many things, when it comes to utility lines, there’s more than meets the eye. Many pipelines and conduits run beneath buildings and streets, and even your own back yard. Overall, roughly 18% of distribution line mileage is underground, according to the Edison Electric Institute. Burying utility lines certainly makes for a more pleasing view, but it also can make for hidden dangers when homeowners or construction workers accidentally cut into a buried line. That’s why April has been designated National Safe Digging Month. I know, I know – It seems like every day is National Something-or-other Day. But creating awareness of the dangers of digging is a way to prevent injuries and deaths, and statistics show that it has been[...]


February 18, 2014 / Personal Injury

Low T vs. High Risk

I saw a new word recently: “manvertisement.” It refers to advertising spots on television and in print media for products which appeal to men, especially those who want to “be the man they used to be.” Manufacturers of everything from potions that promise to stop hair loss to gels that purport to boost testosterone level are banking – literally – on men’s fear of aging. Some of the products may be effective, but some expose men to serious health risks. Low-T treatments are in the latter category. Several studies have found testosterone therapy could be dangerous for some men. One, published in November 2013 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found a link between testosterone therapy and an increased rate of h[...]


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