Discounted Uber Rides for Super Bowl Sunday

Discounted Uber Rides for Super Bowl Sunday

Discounted Uber Rides

At Doehrman Buba, your safety is our number one concern. Dedicated to helping residents of Indianapolis and beyond, we are proud of the community that we represent and strive to ensure that those injured due to another person’s negligence are rightfully compensated. With the safety of our community in mind, Doehrman Buba is proud to offer $250 worth of discounted Uber ride for riders this Super Bowl Sunday, February 4, 2018, between the hours of 6 PM and 11 pM. The first 25 people to fill out the form below will each receive a coupon code for $10 off their Uber ride.

Super Bowl Sunday Accidents

The Super Bowl represents one of America’s most beloved pastimes, and is a great opportunity to bring friends, family, and loved ones together to watch and celebrate. Unfortunately, celebration often leads to a risk of injury, especially in the form of driving under the influence. No matter how much caution is exerted, accidents do happen and a lapse in judgment can have fatal results.

A 2012 study found that 31% of Indiana drivers involved in fatal accidents that were operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Coupled with the fact that the risk of being in a drunk-driving crash on Super Bowl Sunday is nearly double that of a normal Sunday, the risk of being injured or killed does not justify taking a chance and driving while intoxicated.

Thanks to efforts by local law enforcement agencies, the number of accidents involving drunk-drivers has significantly lowered in recent years. In Indiana alone, the 2016 Super Bowl saw only 30 car accidents, with 13 injuries and, thankfully, zero deaths. With our community’s safety in mind, Doehrman Buba seeks to further reduce the risk of injury or death altogether during the Super Bowl this year.

Community and Well-Being

Uber is a reliable, well-known rideshare service that serves over 40 million riders each month.  With over 10,000 deaths per year due to drunk driving in Indiana alone, we encourage safety and good judgment when making Super Bowl Sunday plans this year. At Doehrman Buba, we believe that the cost of utilizing Uber on Super Bowl Sunday is a much cheaper and safer option than operating a vehicle while under the influence.

We strongly encourage taking advantage of our discounted Uber rides in order to guarantee sober driving and safety this Super Bowl Sunday. Discussing Uber with friends and family prior to drinking can help save livers—and ensure safety and security within our community for many Super Bowls to come. Simply fill out the form below to receive a discount code. The codes will be mailed to you prior to the game. The first 25 people to fill out the form below will each receive a coupon code for $10 off their Uber ride.

Discounted Uber Rides

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Insurance for Ridesharing Drivers

Insurance for Ridesharing Drivers

If you drive for a ridesharing app like Uber, Lyft, or Zipcar, and you don’t notify your insurance provider, the provider can cancel your insurance plan. The first step after becoming a commercial or ridesharing driver, is to call your insurance provider to find out if they cover commercial driving, or driving-for-hire. If they don’t, you may have to purchase a separate insurance plan for commercial driving.

Uber used to only insure drivers when a passenger was in the vehicle, but after a series of lawsuits, the ridesharing company has updated their insurance policy. Now, there are two different levels of insurance that both Uber and Lyft, as well as similar ridesharing services, provide for their drivers: these vary depending on whether or not the app is on and whether or not the driver has a passenger in the car or is on his or her way to pick up a passenger.

What is covered?

If the driver has the app turned off, then Uber and Lyft offer no insurance, and in an accident, the driver must rely on his or her own personal insurance. If the driver has the Uber or Lyft app turned on, but is not on his or her way to pick up a customer, Uber and Lyft offer only limited insurance coverage. This includes up to $50,000 for bodily injury with a $100,000 total limit per accident. If the driver has the app turned on and is on his or her way to pick up a passenger, has just accepted a request to pick up a passenger, or has a passenger in the car, then Uber and Lyft provide insurance coverage for both liability and collision. Uber provides collision insurance with a deductible of $1,000, and Lyft provides coverage with a $2,5000 deductible.

Insurance from Uber and Lyft only comes into play when a driver’s personal insurance fails or refuses to cover the full cost of damages, but this happens often, since the driver’s personal insurance carrier often fights charges in a commercial driving accident.

Some insurance companies have started offering insurance plans that cover commercial drivers who are between trips, without a passenger in the car and not on their way to pick one up. Several of these plans also offer increased coverage for accidents that occur when a driver has accepted a request or has a passenger in the car.

Commercial rideshare drivers who wish to receive greater insurance while driving for services like Uber, Lyft, and Zipcar may need to buy their own rideshare insurance plan. For rideshare drivers in Indiana, there are several different options and they are regularly changing so be sure to continue to follow their policies and updates.


9 Things to Know About Brain Injury Litigation


Brain Injury Litigation

Brain injury litigation gets complicated very quickly, and that’s simply because no two brain injuries are the same. Each brain injury lawsuit utilizes state-of-the-art technologies and requires extensive historical research into somewhat similar cases.

For those who find themselves or their loved ones in the middle of a brain injury litigation process, it can be almost nearly impossible to figure out where to begin. This is partly because many brain injuries persist for long periods of time and it can be hard to objectify a brain injury that continually changes.

This article aims to help all of those who find themselves or their loved ones at the beginning of the brain injury litigation process by going over some of the finer details that everyone involved with brain injury litigation needs to know. Being prepared is crucial for all forms of litigation, and for litigation involving such a delicate matter as the well being of a person’s brain, and consequentially their livelihood, you can never be over prepared.

No matter how mild or severe the brain injury, the following are 9 things you need to know about brain injury litigation as it pertains to how an Indianapolis brain injury attorney will deal with these cases.

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Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children: 5 Things Every Parent Must Know

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children

Parents love their children and want to give them the world. They want to give them all those things they never had while growing up. And most importantly, they want to keep them safe – both in school and at home.

No matter how hard you try to keep your children safe, they’re going to get hurt because you can’t be with them all the time. The point is, children get involved in accidents. It could be as fatal as a car crash or as minimal as falling off a skateboard, but knowing what to look out for in such circumstances is critical to your child health.

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), also known as head injuries, are a very common outcome in children and teen related accidents, according to research by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),. They are the leading cause of permanent brain damage and death in children and teenagers.

A TBI occurs as a result of a collision between the head and a hard, strong surface. This collision causes the brain to jolt and slush around in the skull, usually resulting in anything from mild concussions to severe brain damage. Below are five things every parent must know about traumatic brain injuries in children.

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The spirit of service is the spirit of a community

A good measure of a community’s vitality is the willingness of its members to perform selfless service. The more people who, together and individually, contribute their time and themselves for the benefit of others, the more the community becomes a better place for all.

Not everyone is inclined to participate in this spirit of service. It is a gift that a relative few choose to give. And one of the ironies of life is that often these social pillars, who do so much worthy of recognition, go unrecognized. Much of what they do is not glamorous. Many of them do not seek attention for their service. But they and their activities are key to making Indianapolis such a great place to live, work and raise a family.

Truck Accident Leaves Indiana Toll Road Looking Like a Pollock Painting

overturned semi truck

The Indiana Toll Road was the site of a very odd truck wreck at the start of August, according to WNDU-TV. The Indiana truck accident involved a tractor-trailer truck rollover, which resulted in 23,000 pounds of white paint spilling onto the highway. Reportedly, the truck crash happened around 8:30 am. The 18 wheeler left the roadway, and when the trucker tried to steer the vehicle back onto the highway, it led to a rollover crash. At the time of writing this, law enforcement has yet to determine what led the truck leaving the road. The truck was the only vehicle involved in the wreck. The trucker was taken to the hospital for treatment following the incident.

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Are Rock Climbing Gyms Safe?

broken leg
When the next summer Olympics rolls around in 2020, indoor rock climbing will be included as one of the many events to grace the world stage. The sport has been growing in popularity for some time now, with rock climbing gyms popping up nationwide. With the sport now stepping more into the mainstream as an Olympic event, even more people will be inspired to try it out. Therefore, the question must be asked: are rock climbing gyms dangerous?

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What Does the 22 Pushup Challenge Have to Do with TBIs?

Just as the Ice Bucket Challenge helped propel ALS awareness and fundraising to new heights, the 22 Pushup Challenge has recently caught fire. The challenge is a fundraising and awareness campaign designed to combat the high number of suicides among veterans of the armed forces. According to a report regarding the campaign in Inc., on average, 22 veterans commit suicide each day. Often, these suicides are, at least, in part a result of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) soldiers have suffered during combat. Therefore, the 22 Pushup Challenge helps TBI survivors.

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How Anxiety Could Affect Your TBI Recovery


Recovering from a concussion can be a long, difficult process. The amount of rest you should get after a brain injury often depends on the severity of the trauma. This makes sense: the harder you are hit, the worse the injury and the longer it will take you to get back on your feet. Generally, the prescription for a speedy recovery after a traumatic brain injury (TBI), even a mild one like a concussion, is plenty of sleep and activities that are not challenging either physically or mentally. However, researchers in Wisconsin have recently discovered that anxiety could affect your TBI recovery by increasing healing times.

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How Do Federal Regulations Reduce Fatigued Truck Drivers?

Due to the competitiveness of the trucking industry, truck drivers are frequently driving to the point of exhaustion. Late last month, a semi carrying two occupants flipped over on its side on Interstate 65 near Lebanon.

Fortunately, no one was seriously hurt, but Fox 59 says, "Alcohol is not thought to be a factor, but police say fatigue may have contributed to the crash."

This news story is unfortunately a common occurrence in the trucking industry, but the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has strict rules in place to prevent truckers from overworking themselves. These rules are known as the hours of service regulations (HOS).

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