If you take a stroll along the Cultural Trail downtown and throw a stone, odds are you’re going to hit a bicyclist. That’s because cyclists are seemingly everywhere in Indianapolis now—especially in population dense areas like Broad Ripple and downtown. But it hasn’t always been this way—Indy has historically lagged behind other comparable cities in…

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…

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,…

The Ins and Outs of the Indiana Violent Crime Victim Compensation Fund William W. Hurst – Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyer What is the Victim Compensation Fund and can it help you or your clients? Many people have no idea the Victim’s Compensation Fund exists, nor do they know its purpose, so this article will start…

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…