Category: Vehicle Accidents
December 9, 2014 /
12 Warning Signs Of Driving Deterioration

Alzheimer’s disease is a tragic eventuality for an ever-growing portion of our population. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, by the year 2060, the number of Americans with this disease or a related disorder could range from 11.3 million to 16 million. Caring for a loved one with cognitive impairments is difficult, and one of the most problematic situations that must ultimately be addressed is the inability of the person to continue to...

December 5, 2014 /
It’s True – Bridges Do Freeze Faster

If you ever doubted the veracity of those cautionary signs warning that bridges freeze before the roadway, just ask some of the folks on the roads around Indianapolis on December 2. Between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., 243 accidents were reported, 42 of those being injury accidents, and officials noted that bridges and overpasses were particularly icy. Just 10 days earlier, ice on the I-275 bridge between Kentucky and Indiana caused the highway to be shut...

November 20, 2014 /
Digging Out Safely

Last winter was a record-breaker for Indianapolis, when we received 55.4 inches of snow, only the second time in history that Old Man Winter delivered more than 50 inches of the white stuff to our city. I don’t have any facts or figures, but I’m guessing sales of snow blowers and snow throwers were also at record highs. And with winter once again blowing into town, it’s time to talk about snow blower safety. The Consumer Product Safety Comm...

October 20, 2014 /
Dangerous Tires – How Old Is Too Old?

The automotive industry, including tire manufacturers, have known for years that tires more than six (6) years old, regardless of tread depth or outward appearance, pose a substantial safety hazard to consumers. Tires, like other rubber products, have a limited service life, regardless of whether the tire appears to be worn out or appears to be brand new. Over time, a tire's internal structure degrades, reducing the ability of a tire's belts to s...

September 9, 2014 /
Indiana Scores 4.5 In Dui Countermeasures

About 20% of Indiana’s traffic fatalities are caused by an alcohol-impaired driver, according to Indiana State Police statistics, and nationally that number is about 31%. Whether the stats are based on local, state or national accident rates, drinking and driving is a serious safety issue. So we are glad that at the Governors Highway Safety Association annual meeting, taking place right now in Grand Rapids, Michigan, one of the topics being d...

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Mike Stephenson is a Super Lawyer in Indiana along with many of his peers at McNeely Stephenson. This is one of the highest honors an attorney can achieve

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