Monthly Archives: August 2017
INDIANA PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS PLEAD WITH DRIVERS – DON’T TEXT!
Distracted driving remains one of the most under-reported traffic incidents in our country, according to the APB Foundation, a Florida-based organization established in memory of Anthony Phoenix Branca. The Foundation is dedicated to spreading awareness and saving lives. At Ramey & Hailey, our message is the same as APB’s: Don’t Drive Distracted. Any activity… Read More »
PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS HORRIFIED BY SEXUAL ABUSE IN INDIANA SCHOOLS
PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS HORRIFIED BY SEXUAL ABUSE IN INDIANA SCHOOLS It’s maddingly ironic, we often complain to each other here at the Ramey and Hailey law firm. Schools exist to train and educate our young people, yet if we’re failing as a community to protect those same youngsters from harm, what have we accomplished?… Read More »
CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE – SOME STARTLING STATS
In a recent study of families involved in child sexual abuse investigations, a primary complaint by parents was that not enough was being done to prosecute the offenders. That’s certainly not because of a lack of interest or effort. Everybody – from district attorneys to legislators, from parents to police – is on the… Read More »
WHY A BLOG ABOUT SEXUAL ASSAULT?
In my line of work, which includes helping victims of sexual assault and abuse, I’ve learned that life can be brutal, but the process of seeking legal remedy need not be. I figure, who better to debunk all the myths and all the fear about coming forward about sexual abuse than a husband/wife attorney… Read More »
HANDS OFF THE CELL PHONE AND ON THE WHEEL – THAT’S THE LAW!
It’s a fact: No state bans all cell phone use for all drivers. However, as the National Conference of State Legislatures notes, 14 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands do prohibit all drivers from using hand-held cell phones while driving. Also a fact, but a bit more encouraging, is that… Read More »