The Link Between NDMA and Valsartan and Why It Matters

NDMA and Valsartan: What You Should Know NDMA, or N-Nitrosodimethylamine, is a byproduct of both industrial and natural processes, and therefore can be found in the environment naturally or as a result of various manufacturing processes. The chemical has been classified as a “probable human carcinogen” by the EPA. The EPA Technical Fact Sheet on [...]

By | 2018-09-14T16:38:51+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Medical Issues, Product Liability, Valsartan|0 Comments

Valsartan Recall: The Top 7 Things Patients Should Know

I May Have Been Affected by the Valsartan Recall. What Are the Most Important Things for Me to Know? The recent FDA recall of a popular blood pressure and heart failure medication due to contamination with a cancer-causing agent has left millions of patients feeling confused, angry, and misled. Attorneys at Wagner Reese are hard [...]

By | 2018-09-05T10:10:07+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Medical Issues, Product Liability, Valsartan|0 Comments

Illiana Expressway Would Help Congestion on Other Highways

Could Big Truck Accidents Be Reduced If Illiana Expressway Plans Move Forward? Although stalled, the proposed Illiana Expressway plan could open up a new interstate and reduce traffic congestion related accidents, gridlock, and bottleneck hazards caused by semi-trucks. But it seems not all can come to agreement that traffic relief of this magnitude is needed [...]

By | 2018-10-10T12:46:37+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Indiana News, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments

What to Do If You Hit a Deer in Indiana

After You Hit a Deer Beware of Secondary Crash Risk Indiana State Police say the time of year is here for deer-vehicle collisions to become increasingly more common leaving Hoosier drivers at greater risk of being involved in a secondary incident or secondary crash. A secondary crash is an accident that happens as a result [...]

By | 2018-10-10T12:46:47+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

These Ten Rights of Nursing Home Residents Should Always Be Protected

10 Rights to Help Nursing Home Residents Take Charge of Choices Since Congress passed the Nursing Home Reform Act in 1987 nursing homes are required to “promote and protect the rights of each resident.”  When it comes time for residents to engage their right to choose, participate, or refuse, nursing homes should be assisting and promoting [...]

By | 2018-09-27T16:18:58+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Nursing Home Negligence, Tips|0 Comments

What Makes Teen Drivers the Most Dangerous on the Road?

Teen Drivers Crash More Often Than Any Other Age Group Car crashes remain the number one cause of death for U.S. teenagers, ages 15 to 19. This group of inexperienced motorists have the highest rate of crashes among all age groups and contribute disproportionately to some of the most tragic traffic fatalities. Whether it be [...]

By | 2018-09-27T15:59:21+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Distracted Driving, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Congestion in Some Indiana Counties Causing More Accidents

Congested Roads in Lake, Porter and LaPorte Counties Continue to be Problematic Hoosiers generally rank in the middle compared to the rest of the country for good and bad drivers, except for failing to follow basic traffic laws on congested roadways. But we don’t mark high for knowing how to avoid engaging in bad driver [...]

Preventing Train Accidents the Spotlight of Rail Safety Week

Rail Safety Week Reminds Drivers of Train Crash Hazards The second annual Rail Safety Week (RSW) will be observed from September 23-29 across all U.S. states. This is a perfect time to remind motorist that they are almost 20 times more likely to die in a crash involving a train than in a collision involving [...]

By | 2018-09-25T12:04:37+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Indiana News, Tips|0 Comments

Dangerous Scooters Back in Downtown Indianapolis

Downtown Indy’s Motorized Scooters Rules for the Road As of September 4, those popular dockless scooter services led by companies Bird and Lime are back on the Downtown Indianapolis’s Circle City scene after a brief request to pause by the city. The scooters can go up to speeds of 15mph and are meant to assist [...]

By | 2018-09-25T11:42:09+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Indiana News, Personal Injury|0 Comments

I Was Injured in a Hit and Run: What Should I Do?

South Bend Hit and Run Incident Killed Pedestrian According to Mishawaka Police, a 54-year-old man was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle while walking south on Michigan Street, near Bowman in South Bend. The County Fatal Crash Team responded to the evening incident and determined the pedestrian was walking between the curb and the [...]

By | 2018-09-14T16:06:44+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Indiana News, Tips, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

10 Reminders for Safe Driving in Heavy Rain

Rain Remains Deadly Driving Hazard Heavy rain events often trigger traffic collisions and major accidents caused by wet roads and limited visibility. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) reports 73 percent of most weather-related crashes happen on wet pavement and nearly half of those during a rainfall. Drenched roads are especially common during Indiana’s warmer [...]

By | 2018-09-14T16:16:04+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments