License Plates Serve as Scarlet Letter in Some States

Society has long grappled with how best to prevent the many, many alcohol-related accidents that occur each year, hopeful for initiatives or campaigns that will make a dent in what…


Pedestrian Safety Choices Make a Difference

In the United States, a pedestrian is killed every other hour. Pedestrian injuries occur every seven minutes. This means thousands of deaths and an even higher number of injuries in…


Syngenta Sold to ChemChina

Syngenta, the Swiss-owned company currently being sued by farmers in multiple states, has been sold to China National Chemical for more than $43 billion. The deal positions China National Chemical…


What is “Off-Label” Marketing?

A lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) is moving forward, alleging that the pharmaceutical company’s “off-label” marketing of their drug, Zofran, caused birth defects, including cleft palate, heart and kidney defects,…


Prompt, Appropriate Treatment for Concussions Necessary at All Sport Levels

The topic of concussions remains at the forefront of discussions, particularly in sports. The movie Concussion, starring Will Smith, has shone an even brighter spotlight on the NFL and their…


Indianapolis Emergency Workers Injured at Crash Site

Two Indianapolis firefighters were taken to Indiana University Methodist Hospital on the evening of Wednesday, January 27, after being injured while responding to a vehicle accident. The two first responders…


Prisoner Dies, Fifteen Hospitalized During Putnamville Flu Outbreak

A recent flu outbreak at Putnamville Correctional facility in western Indiana has sickened several dozen inmates, with one losing his life and fifteen others currently in a Terre Haute hospital….


Challenges Abound in Out-of-State Car Accidents

Several Indiana metro areas serve as major crossroads for casual and commercial travelers alike, with Indianapolis acting as a hub for I-65, I-69, I-70, and I-74. This means many visitors…


Slip/Trip and Fall Injuries at the Gym

The gym is supposed to be a place we go to get healthy, to feel better, and to make our bodies stronger. Whether you love or hate your hours at…


Man Dies After Scuffle at Downtown Indy Bar

In the early hours of Saturday morning on January 9, John Hilf was part of an altercation at Kilroy’s Bar ‘N’ Grill in downtown Indianapolis. According to witnesses and security…