What happens when you cross inexperienced companies managing enormous road construction projects with poor oversight? You get delays if you’re lucky and death if you’re not. Spirits and hopes were high in early 2008 when contractors selected by the Indiana Department of Transportation broke ground on the first of a series of projects aimed at…

With news breaking over the past several years that multiple current and former NFL players have been diagnosed with chronic brain disorders, the long-term effects of concussions have been on the forefront of public consciousness unlike ever before. The stories are sad: a player dedicates his life to mastering a craft and sacrifices his body…

Anyone who has a pulse and at least a few functioning brain cells knows it is against the law in Indiana (and every other state) to drive a car or truck while drunk. Most of us are familiar with the consequences, too: a suspended or revoked license, hefty fines, increases in insurance rates and maybe…

Clinton Price has been a driver for the popular ride-sharing service Uber since 2014. Despite complying with all of Uber’s terms and conditions—including background checks, vehicle registration, ride pricing, and route selection—and despite his hard work over his three years of service, Clinton has only earned an average of $4.52 per hour, received no benefits…

William W. Hurst – Indianapolis Car Accident Lawyer Social Media in lawsuits has become a hot button issue. Almost everyone nowadays is on some form of social media site, be it Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, twitter or any of a number of others. One question our clients have is “Can I continue to post on social…

Traumatic Brain Injuries Increase Risk of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) William W. Hurst – Indianapolis Car Accident Lawyer Studies on U.S. troops show concussions increase the likeliness of PTSD. Most of you are probably wondering why this is relevant to car accidents. Well, PTSD isn’t only connected to troops coming back from hostile environments. As…

A few quick notes of frustration relating to this topic before we begin – “Share the Road” signs are counterproductive. Indiana really needs to clarify whether a motorist can use the opposite lane to pass a cyclist when there’s a double yellow. Sharrows are not bike lane indicators, they’re to let you know bikes exist,…

Texting While Driving Deserves the Same Treatment As Drunk Driving or Drugged Driving William W. Hurst – Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyer   Recently, an article outlining a woman’s outrage that the person who caused her husband’s death because he was texting while driving would only be given a $500 traffic ticket. Linda Foster broke down…

Are School Buses Safer Than Driving Your Kid To School? William W. Hurst It’s that wonderful time of year again when children go back to school to further their education for yet another year. As wonderful as it is to know your child is going to be learning for eight hours a day, five days…

Buggy Accidents Are Being Caused By Distracted Drivers William W. Hurst – Indianapolis Car Accident Lawyer Indiana has the third largest Amish population of any state in the United States, behind only Ohio and Pennsylvania. The largest and oldest Amish settlements in Indiana are located in Elkhart and LaGrange counties. Unfortunately for those communities, distracted…