Vehicle Collisions

The consequences of a vehicle collision can be devastating for both the occupants of the vehicle and innocent bystanders.
The consequences of a vehicle collision can be devastating for both the occupants of the vehicle and innocent bystanders. Injuries can range from minor scrapes and bruises to major injuries and even death. If you or a loved one has been injured in a vehicle accident, you may be entitled to compensation.

Forms of Vehicle Collisions:


"Nearly 190,000 traffic collisions in Indiana alone in 2009."


Automobile Accidents 

Common types of auto accidents:

  • Asleep at the wheel accidents
  • Drunk driving accidents
  • High speed collision accidents
  • Highway or freeway accidents
  • Lane changing accidents
  • Rear end collision accidents
  • Side impact accidents
  • Injury in a car accidents
  • Speeding accidents
  • Pedestrian knockdown accident

Motor Cycle Accidents

It's a common misconception that most motorcycle accidents are caused by aggressive driving by motor cycle riders. The majority of motorcycle accidents are actually due to the drivers of other vehicles not seeing them.

Common types of motor cycle accidents:

  • Accidents at bends on country roads
  • Collisions at junctions
  • Collisions while passing or overtaking
  • Loss of control accidents
  • Poor road surface conditions
  • Sudden stop accidents
  • Skidding, sliding, and toppling accidents
  • Open door accidents

Trucking Accidents

Commercial vehicles present special dangers to our roads and highways. A truck's performance capabilities in acceleration, braking, and visibility vary greatly from other autos on the road and lead to some of Indiana's worst vehicle accidents.

Common types of trucking accidents:

  • Head-on collisions
  • Underride and Override accidents
  • Jackknife accidents
  • Truck Rollovers
  • Lane change accidents
  • Accidents resulting from a truck's blind spot
  • Passing accidents
  • Air Turbulence or cross-wind

Boating Accidents

Boating accidents are not the most common type of vehicle accident, but the results can be catastrophic with victims being severely injured or even killed. Boating deaths are usually the result of drowning.

Common types of boating accidents:

  • Collision of two boats
  • Capsizing accidents
  • Overloading or improper loading
  • Person overboard
  • Improper forward watch
  • Ignoring weather or impending storms
  • Unsafe fuel practices
  • Inebriated operation accidents

If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of an automobile accident, trucking accident, motor cycle accident or boating accident, you may have a personal injury case. The Sweeney Law Firm can evaluate your Automobile Accident, Motor Cycle Accident, Trucking Accident, or Boating Accident to see if you have a case. The initial consultation is free. The Sweeney Law Firm works on a contingent fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a settlement or recovery of funds.

Resources:

Indiana Traffic Safety Data

The consequences of a vehicle collision can be devastating for both the occupants of the vehicle and innocent bystanders. Injuries can range from minor scrapes and bruises to major injuries and even death. If you or a loved one has been injured in a vehicle accident, you may be entitled to compensation.

Forms of Vehicle Collisions:


"Nearly 190,000 traffic collisions in Indiana alone in 2009."


Automobile Accidents 

Common types of auto accidents:

  • Asleep at the wheel accidents
  • Drunk driving accidents
  • High speed collision accidents
  • Highway or freeway accidents
  • Lane changing accidents
  • Rear end collision accidents
  • Side impact accidents
  • Injury in a car accidents
  • Speeding accidents
  • Pedestrian knockdown accident

Motor Cycle Accidents

It's a common misconception that most motorcycle accidents are caused by aggressive driving by motor cycle riders. The majority of motorcycle accidents are actually due to the drivers of other vehicles not seeing them.

Common types of motor cycle accidents:

  • Accidents at bends on country roads
  • Collisions at junctions
  • Collisions while passing or overtaking
  • Loss of control accidents
  • Poor road surface conditions
  • Sudden stop accidents
  • Skidding, sliding, and toppling accidents
  • Open door accidents

Trucking Accidents

Commercial vehicles present special dangers to our roads and highways. A truck's performance capabilities in acceleration, braking, and visibility vary greatly from other autos on the road and lead to some of Indiana's worst vehicle accidents.

Common types of trucking accidents:

  • Head-on collisions
  • Underride and Override accidents
  • Jackknife accidents
  • Truck Rollovers
  • Lane change accidents
  • Accidents resulting from a truck's blind spot
  • Passing accidents
  • Air Turbulence or cross-wind

Boating Accidents

Boating accidents are not the most common type of vehicle accident, but the results can be catastrophic with victims being severely injured or even killed. Boating deaths are usually the result of drowning.

Common types of boating accidents:

  • Collision of two boats
  • Capsizing accidents
  • Overloading or improper loading
  • Person overboard
  • Improper forward watch
  • Ignoring weather or impending storms
  • Unsafe fuel practices
  • Inebriated operation accidents

If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of an automobile accident, trucking accident, motor cycle accident or boating accident, you may have a personal injury case. The Sweeney Law Firm can evaluate your Automobile Accident, Motor Cycle Accident, Trucking Accident, or Boating Accident to see if you have a case. The initial consultation is free. The Sweeney Law Firm works on a contingent fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a settlement or recovery of funds.

Resources:

Indiana Traffic Safety Data

The consequences of a vehicle collision can be devastating for both the occupants of the vehicle and innocent bystanders. Injuries can range from minor scrapes and bruises to major injuries and even death. If you or a loved one has been injured in a vehicle accident, you may be entitled to compensation.

Forms of Vehicle Collisions:


"Nearly 190,000 traffic collisions in Indiana alone in 2009."


Automobile Accidents 

Common types of auto accidents:

  • Asleep at the wheel accidents
  • Drunk driving accidents
  • High speed collision accidents
  • Highway or freeway accidents
  • Lane changing accidents
  • Rear end collision accidents
  • Side impact accidents
  • Injury in a car accidents
  • Speeding accidents
  • Pedestrian knockdown accident

Motor Cycle Accidents

It's a common misconception that most motorcycle accidents are caused by aggressive driving by motor cycle riders. The majority of motorcycle accidents are actually due to the drivers of other vehicles not seeing them.

Common types of motor cycle accidents:

  • Accidents at bends on country roads
  • Collisions at junctions
  • Collisions while passing or overtaking
  • Loss of control accidents
  • Poor road surface conditions
  • Sudden stop accidents
  • Skidding, sliding, and toppling accidents
  • Open door accidents

Trucking Accidents

Commercial vehicles present special dangers to our roads and highways. A truck's performance capabilities in acceleration, braking, and visibility vary greatly from other autos on the road and lead to some of Indiana's worst vehicle accidents.

Common types of trucking accidents:

  • Head-on collisions
  • Underride and Override accidents
  • Jackknife accidents
  • Truck Rollovers
  • Lane change accidents
  • Accidents resulting from a truck's blind spot
  • Passing accidents
  • Air Turbulence or cross-wind

Boating Accidents

Boating accidents are not the most common type of vehicle accident, but the results can be catastrophic with victims being severely injured or even killed. Boating deaths are usually the result of drowning.

Common types of boating accidents:

  • Collision of two boats
  • Capsizing accidents
  • Overloading or improper loading
  • Person overboard
  • Improper forward watch
  • Ignoring weather or impending storms
  • Unsafe fuel practices
  • Inebriated operation accidents

If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of an automobile accident, trucking accident, motor cycle accident or boating accident, you may have a personal injury case. The Sweeney Law Firm can evaluate your Automobile Accident, Motor Cycle Accident, Trucking Accident, or Boating Accident to see if you have a case. The initial consultation is free. The Sweeney Law Firm works on a contingent fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a settlement or recovery of funds.

Resources:

Indiana Traffic Safety Data