Pastors Suggest Body Cams in Wake of Police Shootings

Last week, a group of Indianapolis pastors gathered as members of the Interdenominational Presidents Commission to announce recommendations for the […]

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E-Cigarette Poisoning in Young Children is “An Epidemic”

A new study discovers a frightening e-cigarette trend that will not be covered by the new FDA regulations on non-traditional […]

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Department of Transportation Adds Millions of Airbags to Takata Recall

Up until last week, there had been 28.8 million airbags recalled due to defective inflators manufactured by Takata Corp. in […]

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FDA Extends Regulations to E-Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration extended its regulation of tobacco products last week by ruling they are […]

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Amish Teen Killed in U.S. 35 Buggy Crash

Around 9:30 p.m. last Thursday, there was a fatal chain-reaction accident involving three cars and a horse-drawn buggy on U.S. […]

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Yorktown Teenager Killed in Tragic Work Accident

On Saturday, May 14, Cody Bronnenberg was working with his uncle, the owner of Homeland Tree Service. The two men […]

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Greenwood Man Critically Injured in Personal Watercraft Crash

A day of warm weather revelry turned tragic last week when a Greenwood man was involved in a boating accident […]

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Drugs or Alcohol a Factor in Deadly Hendricks County Crash

Late on Sunday evening, an SUV struck a pickup truck outside of Stilesville in Hendricks County. The SUV, driven by […]

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Study Claims Fluconazole Raises Risk of Miscarriage and Birth Defects

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently reviewing a Danish study that suggests a popular vaginal yeast infection […]

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Pool Safety Season is in Full Swing

It’s that time of year—finally! Summer is in full swing, and many Indiana residents are out enjoying the warm weather […]

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Teen Drivers and the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer

Teenage drivers, especially males aged 16-17, are responsible for more untimely deaths than suicide or cancer. Terrifyingly, the statistics for […]

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Yelchin Death and Defectively Designed Electronic Gear Selector

The vehicle accident that left actor Anton Yelchin dead last weekend was at first reported in a matter of fact […]

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Engaged Couple Dies in Four-Car Crash

A four-car crash in Harrison County near Corydon has left two people dead. Last Friday afternoon, Stephanie Nall and her […]

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Birth Injury and Erb’s Palsy

Erb’s palsy or Erb-Duchenne palsy is paralysis of the arm due to damage to the brachial plexus, a group of […]

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Stay Safe This Fourth of July Weekend

The 4th of July is a weekend of celebration around Indianapolis, Indiana, and the rest of the country. As the […]

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Multi-Car Collision Injures Multiple Children and One Adult

It was late afternoon on Monday, when a Ford Taurus heading east on 38th street crashed into three other vehicles […]

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IKEA Finally Recalls Dangerous Dressers

Just a couple of months ago, we wrote about the dangers of IKEA dresser tip-overs, which has caused the death […]

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Dangerous Week for Moped Riders in Indiana

It’s been an unusually dangerous week for moped riders in Indiana. It began last Friday in Kosciusko County around 9 […]

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Woman in Critical Condition, Child Injured After Train Crash

Over the weekend, a terrible accident occurred on the east side. A woman and a three-year-old child were injured when […]

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United States Traffic Fatalities Still A Major Problem

Despite reducing traffic deaths by 31%, a new report shows there is still much work to be done. The Centers […]

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Woman Dies Trying to Cross Indiana SR 37 in Fishers

Around 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning, Sarah Burgett was trying to cross SR 37 in Fishers when she was struck by […]

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Indianapolis Man Dies in Median Crossover Accident

An Indianapolis man was northbound on State Road 37 when his pickup truck drifted across the median and into southbound […]

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Most Americans Engage in Dangerous and Aggressive Driving Behaviors

Jokes about road rage abound in American society. It takes a prominent place in many films, some comedic and others […]

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July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month

Nationwide, health advocates and organizations observe National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month (NCCAPM) during the month of July. […]

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Motorcyclist Dies in Possible Hit-and-Run Accident

Yesterday around 10 a.m., an accident at the intersection of Georgetown Road and West 59th Street left a motorcyclist dead. […]

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Semi Driver Seriously Injured in I-65 Accident

The statistics tell us that drivers of semi-trucks are much less likely to get injured in accidents with other motor […]

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Rash of Amusement Park Accidents Raises Concerns

A series of accidents raised serious concerns about amusement park safety across the country. Several children were killed or grievously […]

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Man Killed in Drunken Hit and Run

On Saturday evening, a man from Indianapolis was riding his bicycle near downtown when he was struck by a vehicle […]

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Weekend Hydroplane Accident in Columbus Kills One

On Saturday, rainy weather played a role in an accident on northbound I-65, resulting in the death of one person. […]

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Drug Companies Paying Doctors Under Disciplinary Action

It’s not unusual for doctors to act as advisers, consultants, and speakers for pharmaceutical companies. This may sound strange, but […]

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Electronic Health Records Carries New Malpractice Risks

Electronic health records (EHRs) have been infinitely useful for improving medical record documentation. Anyone who has ever attempted to read […]

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Southside Indy Accident Kills One

Last week during the Thursday morning commute, a multi-car accident left one person dead and two others seriously injured. The […]

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Dark Spots on State Road 37 Pose Dangers

Twenty-six year old Elias Rios Bonilla became the third person in a year killed by a vehicle while biking or […]

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Bonfires and Fire Pits Pose Serious Injury Risks

With the arrival of fall this week, the season of backyard fire pits and bonfires is upon us. Fire pits […]

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Semi Collides with Motorcycle in Fatal Accident

One man died on Monday after a semi-truck hit a motorcyclist on the south side. The accident occurred a little […]

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Three-Car Accident on I-65 Leaves One Dead

A woman was killed in a three-car accident on I-65 Wednesday afternoon. According to officials, 47-year-old Melissa Morris of Nashville, […]

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Pedestrian Hit-and-Runs Kill One and Injure Two

Within the same 14-hour period, two separate pedestrian hit-and-run accidents have altered lives forever here in Indianapolis. A tragic accident […]

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Megabus Accident on I-65 Raises Questions

A Megabus carrying passengers crashed into the back of semi-truck on Sunday night. It was nearly 8 p.m. when the […]

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Lack of Streetlights Likely Contributes to Senior Citizen Pedestrian Deaths

Last week, we wrote about 89-year-old Horace Rounds, who lay in a ditch for a couple of hours after being […]

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Doctor Admits Lying in Colleague’s Medical Malpractice Case

Dr. Lars Aanning has been uneasy about a decision he made twenty years ago. The surgeon was called to testify […]

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New Study Shows Concussion PTSD Link

A new study of war veterans significantly strengthens the evidence of a concussion PTSD link, showing that sustaining a concussion […]

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Crawfordsville High School Student Dies in Car Accident

Thursday morning brought great tragedy to the community at Crawfordsville High School. Thomas Edwards, 17, was involved in an accident […]

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Marion County Jail Inmate Dies in Cell During Shakedown

27-year-old Nicholas Grant was found unresponsive in his Marion County Jail cell on Friday night just before 10 p.m. By […]

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Local Teacher Dies After Semi Hits Her Bike

Erika Wells was a beloved member of the Indianapolis Community. She was a popular teacher at Rhoades Elementary School in […]

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Wayne Township Schools Are Mourning Another Loss

On the same day kindergarten teacher Erika Wells was killed in a bicycle accident, a second member of the Wayne […]

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Halloween’s Truly Scary Stories and How to Stay Safe

It’s the time of year when people both young and old make fun out of the frightening. Whether you love […]

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Indiana State University Freshman Dies During Fraternity Event

A member of Indiana State University’s chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity died early Sunday morning as a result of a […]

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Indianapolis Teen Dies in Greenfield Accident

A deadly accident involving multiple teenagers left one dead late last week. 17-year-old Savannah Land was thrown from a Ford […]

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IndyGo Bus Stop Crash Takes Two Lives

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating an accident that happened early Sunday morning around 3:30 a.m. Two men died […]

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Another Worker Death in Northwest Indiana Steel Mill Accident

Another fatal accident has occurred at a northwest Indiana steel mill. We recently wrote about two steel mill accident deaths […]

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Safety Urged as Firearm Season Gets Underway This Weekend

Indiana hunters are ready for the beginning of firearm season this weekend. Beginning on November 12 and running through November […]

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Bloomington Woman Dies After Car Is Struck By Ambulance

Over the weekend, a woman was killed when her PT Cruiser was hit by a Seals ambulance. The ambulance was […]

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Three Family Members Dead in Secondary Accident on I-69

Four family members were driving home to Newburgh from the Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis when a […]

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Indiana Crash Prediction Website Aimed at Decreasing Fatal Accidents

This week, the Indiana State Police launched their new Crash Prediction Website. The website, a collaborative effort between the Indiana […]

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Sunday Night Sees Three Separate Horse-and-Buggy Accidents

Horse-and-buggy crashes are not exactly common in the United States. In areas with high Amish populations, however, horse-and-buggy accidents occur […]

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Four Young Sisters Die in Flora House Fire

A lethal house fire is under investigation in Flora. Early Monday morning around 3:40 a.m., a neighbor awoke to a […]

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Semi Collision on Indiana Toll Road Leaves Driver Dead

The Indiana Toll Road was closed for hours on Monday afternoon due to a fatal collision involving three semis. All […]

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Holiday Drinking and Driving: A Deadly Mixture

Each day in the U.S., there are around 30 vehicle accidents caused by a drunk driver. More than 10,000 annual […]

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Space Heater Danger May Be Lurking in Your Home

One of the most common causes of house fires is probably something you are aware of as a danger, but […]

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Just a Bar Fight? Drunken Altercations Can Have Serious Consequences

It’s holiday time, and especially with New Year’s approaching, people are heading out to restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs to […]

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Indianapolis Doctor Provided His Own Sperm for Fertility Treatments

A small group of families in the Indianapolis area are looking for others who may share a very unusual and […]

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One Dead, 17 Injured in Charter Bus Accident in Northeast Indiana

Thursday morning around 11:15 a.m. an SUV traveling on U.S. 33 northwest of Fort Wayne collided head-on with a Barons […]

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Winter Work Days on Construction Sites Hold Unique Dangers

Construction is a dangerous business, and the risk construction workers face each day is probably greatly underestimated by the general […]

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December Brings Unusually High Number of Occupied Structure Fires

December is a time of many holidays, family gatherings, and for most of us, joy. This year, however, December has […]

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Thousands of Central Indiana Open Heart Surgery Patients At Risk

In October, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a warning that a key piece of equipment used […]

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Pedestrian Killed When Driver Loses Control in Indianapolis Neighborhood

Reckless driving is dangerous. Anytime, anywhere. But in the winter, on ice- and snow-slickened roadways, in a residential neighborhood, it […]

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Lap Dogs the Target of Distracted Driving Legislation

We’ve all seen it. You’re out driving, minding your own business. Then you see the face of a small dog […]

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Pedestrian Hit and Killed By Car in Indianapolis on New Year’s Day

For one Indianapolis family, 2017 is off to a somber start. Police say a female pedestrian died when she was […]

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I-465 Rockville Bridge Crash Seriously Injures Christine Haraburda

Semi-trucks are governed by a series of strict federal guidelines regulating everything from the number of consecutive hours a trucker […]

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Indiana Lawmakers Could Close Distracted Texting & Driving Loophole in 2017

You know that look. When the eyes of a fellow driver drop to his or lap, face gently illuminated by […]

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Indiana Sex-For-Drugs Doctor Faces Additional Charges

UPDATE: INDIANA SEX-FOR-DRUGS DOCTOR FACES 55 ADDITIONAL FELONY CHARGES STEMMING FROM PILL MILL OPERATION Last April we shared the story […]

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Indiana Home to Bottleneck Traffic & Road Congestion

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has been collecting and processing truck GPS information since 2002. They use the data […]

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Childhood Head Injury can Heighten Risk of Future Side Effects

STUDY SAYS A SINGLE HEAD INJURY IN CHILDHOOD CAN INCREASE RISK OF LATER PROBLEMS Scientists from Indiana University, Oxford University, […]

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Indiana Among Top 10 Deadliest States for Winter Car Accidents

Hoosier State Ranks #4 for Number of Deadly Winter Car Crashes The Midwest and Great Lakes states are no strangers […]

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Teen Drivers Continue to Account for Highest Crash Risk

PARENTS PLAY IMPORTANT ROLE IN KEEPING TEEN DRIVERS SAFE Car crashes remain the number one cause of death for U.S. […]

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Multiple Indiana Police Chase Ends in Traffic Deaths

POLICE CHASES END IN DEADLY ACCIDENTS ACROSS INDIANA Two separate incidents occurred this month in Indiana where lives were lost […]

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Wrongful Deaths Related to Work Injuries Alarmingly Common

13 PEOPLE A DAY DIE FROM A WORKPLACE INJURY IN U.S. The National Safety Council has released the Book of […]

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Indiana Ride-Share (Uber) Services Increase in Popularity

EVANSVILLE 8th INDIANA LOCATION TO OFFER UBER RIDE-SHARE SERVICE Uber launched in 2012 and has since become a preferred car […]

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Hoosier Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injuries Or PTSD May Find Relief With Oxygen Therapy

The Indiana Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs recently passed Senate Bill 454, authored by State Sen. Mike Delph (R-Carmel). The […]

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Inmate Death Shows Prison Health Care Provider Was Negligent And May Be Liable

There are far too many instances where prisoners’ lives are changed forever or die as a result of negligent medical […]

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Criminal Charges Expected For Evansville Dog Owner

Evansville Police say a 9-year-old boy will require facial reconstruction surgery after a pit bull bit him on the face, […]

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Flashing Lights On Sides Of Vehicle Tell Other Drivers Where You Will Turn

Most motor vehicle accidents are preventable and often the result of negligent driving. Something as simple as using a turn […]

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Someone Else’s Negligence Caused My Injury. Do I Have A Case?

Accidents can happen for many reasons, at anytime, anywhere – some resulting in lasting injuries and pain, and sadly, even […]

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Late Winter Fog, Wind, Rain, Sleet, & Snow Bring A Mixed Bag Of Weather Hazards For Hoosier Drivers

Since weather has a habit of changing quickly this time of year, local meteorologist say Indiana drivers can often expect […]

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Can Insurance Companies Use Social Media To Investigate Injury

So, you want to know if insurance companies are reviewing your Facebook or Twitter feed to see if you are […]

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Police, Emergency Workers Have Tough Job Informing Family Of Car Crash Victims

No one wants to believe that a car accident could happen to them, but statistics show that it is likely […]

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Indiana’s Move Over Laws Impact All Drivers

It is likely that those flashing lights, bright orange road cones, and warning barrels in construction areas will soon be […]

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Three Safety Tips for Sharing the Road with Horse Drawn Buggies

Drunk Driver Causes Horse Drawn Buggy Crash in Steuben County News reports of a horse drawn carriage crash in Steuben […]

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Common Asthma Medication Recalled

A nationwide voluntary recall of an estimated 600,000 Ventolin HFA Inhalation Aerosol inhalers, commonly used to treat conditions like asthma […]

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Wrong Way Driver Causes 3 Fatalities in Peru

“There’s a car headed right towards me,” an Indiana driver told 911 dispatchers. “I had to pull off the road. […]

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School Zone Driving Tips to Keep Everyone Safe

5 Driving Tips for A Safer School Zone With Indiana kids back to school, the personal injury attorneys at Wagner […]

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Personal Injuries Can Result in Time Lost from Work or School

The Centers for Disease Control performed a National Health Interview Study from 2011–2014. It showed that, “an average of 15.6 […]

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Car Crash Trauma: It Could Be Post-Traumatic Stress

Each year more than six million traffic accidents occur in the United States. In Indiana, that number is 188,841 (Indiana […]

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Indiana Personal Injury Lawyers Announce New Law Partner Stephanie Cassman

2015 Indiana Defense Lawyer of the Year joins Wagner Reese Law Firm Carmel, IN — Wagner Reese LLP, a prominent […]

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Indianapolis Semi-Truck Accident Likely Speed Related

Speed Likely To Have Caused I-70 Fiery Semi-Truck Crash Earlier this month, an I-70 ramp was closed for nearly ten […]

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Indiana Railroad Crossings Primed to Become Safer

Indiana Road-Rail Intersections Receive 10M Lifeline to Safety There has not been a shortage of news related to accidents and […]

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Construction Zones Can Be Dangerous For Workers and Drivers Alike

Pay Extra Attention While Traveling Through Highway Work Zones Construction workers are at risk every day at work sites across […]

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Nightlight Recall Puts Parents On Alert

Nightlight Recall Issued After Fire Hazard Incidents About 37,000 nightlights distributed as free promotional products to consumers and in energy […]

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Celebrate Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: 10 Common Accident Types and Ways to Avoid Them, Part 1

10 Common Motorcycle Accidents and How To Avoid Them: Part 1 Many are revving up as May is Motorcycle Safety […]

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Wagner Reese Gets Behind Indianapolis Soap Box Club

Wagner Reese Supports Indianapolis Soap Box Club, Pushes Safe Recreational Practices For Young Adults Indiana is home to the Wilbur […]

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Drive Safely: 5 Tips to Avoid Dangerous Drivers View Larger Image

How to Avoid Indiana’s Dangerous Drivers It seems we hear of more and more stories of aggressive and dangerous drivers […]

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Celebrate Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: 10 Common Accident Types and Ways to Avoid Them, Part 2

10 Common Motorcycle Accidents and How To Avoid Them: Part 2 This month, many Indiana motorcycle riders will share the […]

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3 Summer Driving Dangers That May Surprise You

Researchers have been saying this for years, “The time between Memorial Day and Labor Day is one of the deadliest […]

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Elderly Man Assaulted and Robbed on Downtown Cultural Trail

Earlier this month, a 70-year-old man from Indianapolis was assaulted and robbed while he sat in his wheelchair on the […]

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Suspicious Inmate Deaths at Fayette County Jail

Two inmates have died at the Fayette County Jail after being found unresponsive in a holding cell. 37-year-old Chad Sizemore […]

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Legal Recourse for Indiana Women Fired During Pregnancy

I Was Fired While Pregnant, What Are My Rights? It may sound as awful as it feels when you read […]

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Pool Safety Tips to Keep Indiana Children Safe This Summer

Simple Pool Tips To Keep Everyone Safe This Summer We have been waiting for it – SUMMER! And now that […]

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National Motorcycle Statistics: Deaths Still On The Rise

New Report Helps Explain Rise in Motorcyclist Death Rate According to the most recent report by the Governors Highway Safety […]

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Apps Can Save Lives: Technology That Reduces Distracted Driving

Drive Safe With These Phone Apps The last thing drivers should be doing is spending time on their phone while […]

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4 Tips To Keep You Safe During Traffic Stops

Indianapolis Authorities Involved in Shooting of Unarmed Driver Two officers are involved in an investigation authorities are describing as a […]

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Stay Safe This Independence Day With These Firework Safety Tips

Fireworks Related Injuries Most Common During July With Independence Day parties scheduled throughout the month and the dozens of community […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Jeremy Oswalt Wrongful Death Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE July 6, 2017 Today the family of Jeremy Oswalt filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal […]

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Increased Risk of Teen Drunk Driving During the Summer

Teen Drunk Driving Increases Risky Behavior Road Threats Drivers are currently traveling during one of the deadliest times of the […]

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Fatal Independence Day Crash Shines Spotlight on Head-On Collisions

Deadly Head-On Collision Occurred In Indianapolis on Independence Day State police say one person was killed and two others were […]

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Employees Working Outdoors At Risk in Indiana Heat

Indiana’s Summer Temperatures Create Dangerous Work Conditions July is the warmest month in Indiana when the average daytime temperature rises […]

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Concussion Reports Cast Shadow Over Upcoming Indiana Football Season

New Research Shows Evidence of Brain Disease in Nearly All 200 Former Football Players Studied A new report published in […]

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Your Child’s New Toy May Be an Injury Hazard

Popular Fad Toys May Not Be Safe For Children Did you know that the summer months account for nearly half […]

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Indiana Long-Term Care Ranked as Worst in the Nation

New Reports Seats Indiana in Last Place For Long-Term Care Services A new report card has seated Indiana dead last, […]

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Recognizing Warnings Signs of Vehicle Fire Can Be Difference Between Life and Death

Quick Thinking Driver Saves Indiana Students From Blazing Bus Highway patrol and emergency officials say 16 students were able to […]

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Tips to Make Your Indiana Backyard Playground Safer

At Home Playground Equipment Accounts For Most Playground Injuries and Deaths The Consumer Product Safety Commission provided an analysis of […]

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Jason Reese To Take Part in EDGE|X Leadership Conference

Wagner Reese Pleased to Partner With High-Impact Leadership Conference The team at Wagner Reese is very proud to be included […]

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Johnson & Johnson Loses Another Talc Lawsuit

Another Lawsuit Won Linking Talc-Based Products to Ovarian Cancer Earlier this month, a jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay […]

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Will Your Children Get Injured if the Airbags Deploy?

Airbags Cause Minimal Injury When Riding Appropriately In a Vehicle If you get into a crash and are not sitting […]

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Campus Safety Tips for Your College Student this Fall

Keeping Your College Student Safe Campus safety remains a national concern as the number of crimes and tragedies occurring at […]

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Firefighters Twice As Likely as Rest of Population to Develop Cancer

Indiana Legislator Supports Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 Firefighters are at a significantly increased risk for developing cancer, especially […]

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Car Safety: Indiana Child Passenger Laws and Recommendations

Child Passenger Safety Week Buckles Up On September 17 Latest National Safety Council statistics show that more than three children […]

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Construction Zone Accident on I-65 Shows Risk of Semi-Trucks

Truck Driver Fatality In I-65 Construction Zone Highlights Semi’s Risk According to local reports, an Ohio truck driver recently died […]

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8 Safety Tips to Motorcycling in More Perilous Autumn Conditions

Your Guide to Fall Motorcycle Riding With the autumn months soon arriving to the Hoosier state, motorcyclists are pulling their […]

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In Spite of Recent Crash, School Buses Get High Marks for Safety

Indiana Youth Athletes Hospitalized After School Bus Crash 16 of 36 students from the Sunman-Dearborn Middle School swim team were […]

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Basic Preventative Maintenance Could Reduce Number of Fatal Truck Accidents

Tanker Truck Driver Dies on I-70 After Tire Blowout The driver of a tanker truck involved in a crash on […]

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Alcohol, Speeding & Texting Behind Fatal Kokomo Crash

Kokomo Driver Was Under the Influence, Speeding, and Texting Prior To Deadly Crash Officers were responding to a stretch of […]

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How to Recognize and Avoid Drowsiness Behind the Wheel

Drowsy Driving Can Happen To Anyone The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that 100,000 police-reported crashes and 1,550 […]

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Learn More About Your Property Rights With These I-69 Expansion FAQs

I-69 Expansion Route Impacts Hoosier Property Rights While the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) pushes the message that the final […]

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Ford Recalls Explorers Over Carbon Monoxide Concerns

Ford Agrees to Explorer Recall, Taking Millions Off The Road The Center for Auto Safety has called on Ford to […]

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Ohio Woman Dies In Factory Accident at Plant With Prior Safety Violations

Manufacturing Worker Dies at Jeffersonville Plant The Clark County coroner’s office has released information about a 44-year-old Autoneum North America […]

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No Answers Yet On Man’s Death in Lawrence County Prison

Death Reported at Lawrence County Jail An inmate at the Lawrence County jail was recently found dead in his holding […]

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Five of the Largest Vehicle Recalls in History

History of 5 Major Car Recalls The Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has identified safety defects […]

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4 Most Common Causes of Injury During Indiana Deer Hunting Season

Deer Hunters Beware: ATVs, Trespassing, Misfire Accidents, and Tree Stand Falls Can Cause Serious Injury November 18th thru December 3rd […]

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Alcohol-Induced Crashes Trending Up In Marion County

Indianapolis Alcohol Fueled Crashes Hiked in 2016 In spite of Indiana ranking well for being home to low rates of […]

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Firefighter Struck and Killed By Drunk Driver In Southwest Indiana

Cannelburg Firefighter Killed by Drunken Driver in Secondary Crash A 26-year-old volunteer firefighter from Cannelburg has been accused of crashing […]

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Target Pulls Some Fidget Spinners Off Shelves Due to Lead Dangers

Major Retailer Removes Several Lead Coated Fidget Spinners from Shelves There is no question that a fidget spinner may be […]

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Amazon Fined Following Forklift Death of Indiana Warehouse Worker

State Fine Looms Over Amazon Worker Death The Indiana Department of Labor has slapped mega online seller Amazon with a […]

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6 Tips to Prepare Your Car for the Indiana Winter

Is Your Car Ready For a Hoosier Winter? Indiana can be such a beautiful state during the cooler months, but […]

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Attention Indiana Residents: Avoid Telephone Fraud & Protect Your Identity

The Federal Trade Commission is quick to teach us that anyone can be a potential target to fraud and that […]

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8 Driving Tips for Your Winter Road Trip

Winter Road Trips: What You Need To Know! You may be in the beginning stages of planning a road trip […]

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What Protections Do WhistleBlowers Have in Indiana?

My Employer Is Retaliating Against Me for Whistleblowing History has shown that it is often times a whistleblower (a worker […]

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Jason Reese Named Top 25 Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyer

Jason Reese Earns Well-Deserved Honor as a Top 25 Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyer Congratulations to our partner, Jason Reese for […]

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Winter Is Coming: How You Should Adapt Your Driving Style to Avoid Accidents

Indiana’s First Snowfall Reminds Hoosiers To Put Their Winter Driving Skills Back To Work Hoosiers across several areas of Indiana […]

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Infections from Contaminated Tattoo Ink Continue to Increase

Tattoo Ink is Popular on FDA Recall Lists The Food and Drug Administration has long been warning tattoo parlors, their […]

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Sellersberg Crash Just the Latest Car-and-Train Accident in Indiana

Car vs. Train Crash in Sellersberg Ends in Tragedy Unfortunately, there is no shortage of news related to accidents and […]

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It’s Icy Sidewalk Season: Use These Four Tips to Stay Upright

Cold Weather Brings Slip and Fall Accidents to Indiana Slip and fall accidents can occur anytime, and in any environment, […]

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Studies Find that Most Designated Drivers Have Been Drinking

Majority of Designated Drivers Have Been Drinking, Research Shows Several national surveys of drivers have found that passengers think it’s […]

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Tires Need More Air in Winter: 5 Steps to Checking Your Tire Pressure

What You Need To Know About Your Vehicle’s Tire Pressure For Safe Winter Driving When the winter temperatures across the […]

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Indiana Death Spotlights the Dangers of the Steel Working Profession

Indiana Steelworker’s Death Prompts Review of Company Safety Plan Earlier this month, a steelworker died at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, the […]

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Indiana Has Two Interstate Areas in the Top 100 Truck Bottleneck Roadways

Synopsis A new report titled the Top 100 Truck Bottleneck List has been released from the American Transportation Research Institute […]

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Common Tip Over Hazards in Your Home & 4 Ways to Prevent Accidents

Synopsis Panasonic Corp. recently announced the recall of a 55-inch flat screen LED/LCD television with tabletop swivel stands, stating that […]

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Large Quantity of Pain Medicine Goes Missing at an Indiana Prison

Synopsis More than 8,000 doses of a frequently used pain medication are missing from the New Castle Correctional Facility, an […]

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Tips for Bikers and Drivers to Safely Share the Road

Synopsis When the late-winter weather begins to warm up, Indiana residents are increasingly bicycling to commute to work, for exercise, […]

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4 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe on the Sledding Hill

Synopsis As adults, we see stories in the news about children who are injured or even killed in sledding accidents. […]

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Death at Manufacturing Plant in Fort Wayne Highlights Safety Issues in Plastics Industry

Synopsis Allen County authorities say a woman was crushed to death after getting stuck in a machine at a Fort […]

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“Jostling” Incidents Can Cause Semi-Truck Drivers Serious Injury

Synopsis With more than three million semi-truck drivers on U.S. roadways, carrying average loads of 80,000 lbs., injuries resulting from […]

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Indiana Has One of the Highest Infant Mortality Rates in the Country

Synopsis The rate of Indiana infants dying before their first birthday has risen steadily over the past five years, making […]

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Indiana Had 5th Most Vehicle-Meets-Train Accidents in 2016

Synopsis Train traffic in Indiana has increased by nearly 50 percent since 2015. At that time, train companies had received […]

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Super Lawyers – Steve Wagner, Jason Reese & Stephanie Cassman

Super Lawyer Magazine again named Stephen Wagner, Jason Reese and Stephanie Cassman as three of the elite group of “Super […]

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Drivers with ADHD in Higher Risk Category Than Their Counterparts

Synopsis People with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) typically overlook or miss details, and often make careless mistakes during everyday activities like […]

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Critical Device Used in Heart Valve Procedure Being Recalled

Synopsis About 2.5 percent of the U.S. population will require a heart valve replacement. According to the American Heart Association, […]

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No One Injured in Collision Between Train and Semi-Truck in Elkhart County

Synopsis Train traffic in Indiana has increased by nearly 50 percent since 2015 and semi-traffic continues to build up across […]

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As Temperatures Rise, So Do Dog Bite Injuries

Synopsis Each year, there are over 4.5 million bites in the U.S., and about 800,000 are severe enough that the […]

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100% Firm Participation in March Against Hunger

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Forceps and Vacuum Injuries Explained

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Do Certain Delivery Types Harm the Mother?

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Ethicon Surgical Staple Recall

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Family of Late Neil Armstrong Paid $6 Million in Wrongful Death Settlement

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On Tuesday, August 13, a semi-truck drove into stopped traffic near a construction zone, leaving several drivers injured in a […]

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The use of e-cigarettes, or vaping, has been a growing trend for the past several years, but the recent death […]

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Financial Abuse of an Elder

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Zantac Recalled Due to Probable Human Carcinogen

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Deli Products Recalled After Listeria Outbreak

Since August, the FDA and several manufacturers have been recalling contaminated deli products, specifically pre-cooked chicken. The latest round of […]

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Pain Management Injection Ketorolac Tromethamine Recalled

Patients in and around Indiana should be aware of allegedly defective ketorolac tromethamine injections distributed by Sagent Pharmaceuticals. On April […]

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On October 25th, Traverse City, Michigan’s North Bay Produce, Inc. issued a voluntary recall of 6 varieties of bagged and […]

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Indiana Medical Malpractice Cap on Damages

Recently, Indiana has amended its Medical Malpractice Act that impact victims of medical negligence. As one of the state’s preeminent […]

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Is Zantac Heartburn Medication Dangerous?

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Medical malpractice during a woman’s labor and delivery may have catastrophic consequences for both the mother and the child. Many […]

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Medtronic Issues Urgent Field Safety Notification for its MiniMedTM 600 Series Insulin Pumps

Medtronic’s MiniMedTM 630G and 670G insulin pumps were designed to make life easier for those living with diabetes. Unfortunately, due […]

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8 Wagner Reese Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers in 2020

Every year, the Super Lawyers® organization undertakes a comprehensive peer review and evaluation process to determine which lawyers will be […]

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At Chain Pharmacies, Working Conditions May Threaten Patient Safety

Struggling to fill hundreds of prescriptions per day while juggling client consultations, calls with insurance companies, and other “busy work” […]

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How to File a Personal Injury Claim

The physical, emotional, and financial pressures that accompany a serious accident can feel insurmountable. Medical costs, lost wages, emotional stress. […]

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Supporting Women in the Legal Community

On March 8th, the world took a moment to celebrate International Women’s Day, a holiday that honors the historical achievements […]

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Is a TBI Permanent?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) involve the most complex system in the human body. As such, it can prove difficult to […]

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As Hospitals Make Millions, Indiana Nursing Home Residents Suffer

Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have a responsibility to provide reasonable care for their residents – especially because […]

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What Causes Traumatic Brain Injuries? [INFOGRAPHIC]

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a severe jolt or blow to the head disrupts normal brain function. While […]

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Wagner Reese Sues Witham Health for Hiring Child Molester Dr. Jonathon Cavins

Because healthcare providers are responsible for the care of young children and teenagers, these institutions have a responsibility to avoid […]

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When is the Safest Time to Drive?

We know that driving is a ubiquitous part of our lives, and that’s not changing. However, auto accidents remain one […]

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What Happens if the Person At-Fault in a Car Accident Has No Insurance?

One day, you’re patiently waiting at a stoplight when, all of a sudden, you’re thrust forward with an immense amount […]

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What Type of Car Insurance is Required by Law?

With the Indy 500, driving is a part of life in Indiana. Though most people aren’t getting behind the wheel […]

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What Happens When You Get Hit by a Semi?

A truck accident often results in catastrophic or fatal injuries for passenger vehicle occupants. In addition to the serious injuries […]

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Partner Jason Reese Honored in MMTLA Top 25

One of the founding partners of our legal team here at Wagner Reese, Attorney Jason Reese has dedicated his life […]

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Where Are a Truck’s Blind Spots?

Trucks are absolutely vital during this time of national crisis, and they help transport goods and services across the country […]

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Safety Tips for Driving Near Trucks

A fully-loaded, 80,000-pound tractor-trailer has the potential to do catastrophic damage to a passenger vehicle in the event of an […]

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Pregnant Pedestrian Killed by Police Officer in Fatal Crash

There are few motor vehicle accidents as devastating as pedestrian accidents, which are far more likely to result in fatalities […]

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Common Causes of Workplace Accidents

Workplace accidents have always been a common occurrence, and they have not stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many essential professions […]

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Dr. Jonathon Cavins Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of Male Children

Former Pediatrician Receives 19 Years in Prison for Child Molestation At Wagner Reese, our sexual abuse lawyers are currently representing […]

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OSHA’s Workplace Requirements

Since 1971, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ensured the safety of workers across the country. Although the […]

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Top 5 Hazardous Professions

Safety should be the top priority of any job site. Businesses must provide their workers with both adequate safety training […]

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43,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Recalled in E. Coli Scare

Food Poisoning Threat Looms with Ground Beef Recall It seems as though there are more reports of E. coli contamination […]

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The “Fatal Four” Construction Site Hazards

Every year in the United States, roughly 1,000 construction workers suffer from fatal workplace accidents. The majority of these accidents […]

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Your Legal Options After a Construction Site Accident

Construction sites involve heavy machinery, dangerous equipment, and scaffolding. As such, construction sites are some of the most dangerous work […]

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How to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Depending on its severity, a work injury can be physically, emotionally, and financially devastating for an employee. Luckily, however, workers’ […]

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals Issues Eye Damage Warning for Elmiron

Research Shows Clear Links Between Elmiron® and Eye Damage Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of personal care and pharmaceutical giant Johnson […]

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Intoxicated Semi-Truck Driver Charged After Crash Claims Four Lives

Semi-Truck Driver Charged with Reckless Homicide Following Fatal Crash in Wayne County, Indiana All drivers can cause life-altering accidents when […]

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Average Payouts for Workers’ Compensation

Workers injured on the job may worry about how they will obtain the financial security they need in order to […]

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Holding Manufacturers Accountable for Defective Design

As the largest public works project in the history of Fort Wayne, Indiana, the Deep Rock Tunnel Connector project has […]

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Wagner Reese Attorney Jordan Kidd Selected to NTL Top 40 Under 40

Jordan Kidd Honored by The National Trial Lawyers in Indiana Since 1997, our team at Wagner Reese has fought tirelessly […]

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4 People Injured in Brownsburg Scaffolding Collapse

When structures collapse without warning, the effects can be devastating for anyone in or near the building in question. This […]

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Common Construction Site Injuries

Construction sites are inherently unstable and dangerous. As such, construction sites are some of the most dangerous work environments for […]

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Can You Get Fired for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Most Indiana workers are covered under the state’s workers’ compensation laws. When workers get injured, they can usually recover the […]

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Recovering Compensation After a Work Injury

Work injuries can have devastating consequences for employees—physically, emotionally, and financially. Luckily, workers’ compensation laws protect the rights of injured […]

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Wagner Reese Attorneys Named in The Best Lawyers in America© and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Wagner Reese congratulates Attorneys Stephen Wagner, Jason Reese, and Jeff Gibson for being named in the 2021 Edition of The […]

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3 Sewer Workers Die After Being Trapped in Columbia City, Indiana Manhole

Many workers brave considerable risks when performing their jobs – especially those who use manholes as entry points to utility […]

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3 Things to Know About Indiana’s Car Accident Laws

Every state in the country has unique laws when it comes to car accident liability. It’s important for you to […]

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Who’s Liable in a Weather-Related Car Accident?

Indiana is home to many natural disasters and severe weather, including tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods, and more. Such conditions can make […]

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What You Need to Know About Indiana’s Hands-Free Driving Law

A new state law went into effect on July 1, 2020, that prohibits drivers from holding mobile devices, including smartphones […]

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Who’s Liable for Damages When a Pedestrian Jaywalks?

Jaywalking is when a pedestrian crosses in the middle of a roadway rather than at a designated crosswalk. This is […]

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Salmonella Cases Linked to West Lafayette Grocery Store Spark Investigations in Tippecanoe County

A cluster of Salmonella cases has been linked to La Aldea Grocery, located at 2801 Klondike Road in Tippecanoe County, […]

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The Graves Amendment and Rental Car Liability

Some people may assume that a rental car company is responsible for every accident involving a vehicle from its fleet. […]

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Who Pays When a Borrowed Car Is in an Accident?

We all borrow our friends’ or family members’ vehicles from time to time. However, many people remain unsure of what […]

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Attorney Stephanie Cassman Earns Membership to the Exclusive The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

We are pleased to announce that Wagner Reese’s very own Attorney Stephanie Cassman has been selected to The National Trial […]

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Car Accidents Involving Company Vehicles

Liability issues involving car accidents can, for the most part, be sorted out without too much difficulty. Where liability issues […]

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Wagner Reese, LLP Supports the Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care Services Foundation

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Attorney Stephen Wagner Discusses Tragic Whitley County Jail Death with WANE 15

Wagner Reese has long been shining a light on Indiana’s inexcusable jail and prison deaths.  Sadly, the United States government […]

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Understanding Comparative Negligence

The process for determining negligence and liability in a personal injury case varies from state to state. Indiana follows “comparative […]

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Wagner Reese Participates in 2020 “Salute to Service” Campaign

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Wagner Reese Ranked Among “Best Law Firms” of 2021 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

We are pleased to announce that Wagner Reese has earned the esteemed privilege of being rated a Carmel metropolitan Tier […]

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3 Ways to Prove Fault in a Car Crash

When you get into a car accident, the party from whom you recover damages will vary depending on your state […]

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Beovu Linked to Vision Loss

Beovu intravitreal injections (also known as brolucizumab) are prescription drugs intended to treat an eye condition called wet age-related macular […]

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Indiana Hospital Lien Statute & How it Affects Personal Injury Claims

In 2013, the Indiana legislature amended the Indiana Hospital Lien Statute, some of which favor personal injury and car accident victims. Liens […]

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Indiana Hospitals Ranked Among Best and Worst for Safety

On the whole, Indiana hospitals are ranked quite well on a national level. In competition with their peers, 88 of […]

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3 Things to Know About Indiana’s Car Accident Laws

Wagner Reese Sep 2, 2020 Every state in the country has unique laws when it comes to car accident liability. It’s […]

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Who’s Liable in a Weather-Related Car Accident?

Wagner Reese Sep 8, 2020 Indiana is home to many natural disasters and severe weather, including tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods, and more. […]

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