hit and run marion county

Hit-and-Run Auto Incidents Rising in Marion County

What you’ll learn reading this article In the last few years, an average of 14 hit-and-run accidents occur on Marion County roads per day A hit-and-run accident that results in a fatality is a Level 5 felony, with steeper, serious penalties for drivers who leave the scene of the crash In 2007, four hit-and-run auto… Read more »

fatigued driving accidents

Fatigued Drivers Just As Dangerous As Drunk Drivers on Indiana Roads

What you’ll learn reading this article Driving while drowsy or fatigued is just as dangerous as drinking and driving Falling asleep at the wheel or fatigued driving accounts for almost 30% of serious injury collisions a year in Indiana The warning signs of fatigued driving and what to do to combat them If you don’t… Read more »

What are the Different Types of Auto Accident Claims in Indianapolis?

What are the Different Types of Auto Accident Claims in Indianapolis?

Being involved in a car accident can result in serious injuries and substantial damages for victims and their families. If you or a loved one is injured in an Indianapolis traffic accident, you may receive compensation for your injuries and losses by filing one or more auto accident claims. You may receive compensation for your… Read more »

What Happens When an Insurance Company Refuses to Pay an Injury Claim?

What Happens When an Insurance Company Refuses to Pay an Injury Claim?

When another person or party’s negligence or wrongdoing causes your injury, Indiana laws provide a way for you to seek compensation for your injuries and losses. Depending on the incident that caused your injury, your claim may fall under Indiana’s product liability, premises liability, or medical malpractice laws. Other types of injuries, such as injuries… Read more »

Common Traffic Law Violations That Can Lead to Indianapolis Traffic Accidents

Common Traffic Law Violations That Can Lead to Indianapolis Traffic Accidents

Sadly, many traffic accidents are avoidable had it not been for an individual’s careless or reckless behavior. Traffic accidents can happen for many reasons, including violating a common traffic law. When another driver violates a traffic law and causes an accident, that driver could be held liable for damages in a personal injury claim. However,… Read more »

What Compensation Can I Receive for a Spinal Cord Injury?

What Compensation Can I Receive for a Spinal Cord Injury?

Spinal cord injuries can be the result of many different types of accidents and negligence. Motor vehicle accidents, boating accidents, falls, ATV accidents, DUI accidents, and other personal injury accidents. A spinal cord injury can be devastating. Depending on the severity of the injury, a person may be paralyzed for the rest of his or… Read more »

Preventing Deaths of Children in Hot Vehicles This Summer in Indianapolis

Preventing Deaths of Children in Hot Vehicles This Summer in Indianapolis

How does it happen? How does a child get left in a vehicle and die from vehicular heatstroke? It seems unthinkable, but about 38 children each year die in hot cars in the United States. Roughly 800 children have died from vehicular heatstroke since 1998, with 2018 being the worst year for deaths in hot… Read more »

Three reasons why you should not accept the first settlement offer from an insurance company

Three Reasons Why You Should Not Accept the First Settlement Offer from an Insurance Company

Have you been injured in a car accident? If so, an insurance adjuster may have already approached you about settling your insurance claim. If an insurance company knows that it is liable for your claim and wants to limit that liability, it may offer you a quick, low settlement offer to get rid of your… Read more »