California Jury Awards Couple More Than $2 Billion in Roundup Lawsuit

A California jury delivered another strong rebuke to the manufacturer of Roundup weed killer when it awarded a couple $2 billion for punitive damages sustained after using the weed killer for years. The jury also awarded the couple $55 million in compensatory damages. This lawsuit was the third jury verdict against the manufacturer of Roundup,… Read more »

What is a Product Liability Claim?

When you purchase a product, you expect that product to perform its intended function safely. You do not expect the product to cause an injury. Unfortunately, millions of people are injured each year by defective products in the United States. Defective products that cause injury include toys, furniture, vehicles, medical equipment, appliances, tools, and other… Read more »

ATV Safety Tips to Avoid an ATV Accident in Indianapolis

ATV season has arrived! For diehard riders, ATV season never ends. However, many riders enjoy riding during the late spring through early fall. Summer also has additional riders because schools are out of session, so more kids and teens have time to hit the trails, which could equal more accidents and injuries. If you are… Read more »

Do the Dram Shop Laws in Indiana Apply to Social Hosts?

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a crime in Indiana. A person convicted of drunk driving can face serious criminal punishments, including jail time, fines, probation, and interlock ignitions. However, if the drunk driver causes a DUI accident, the driver may also be liable for damages in a civil suit. While you might have already… Read more »

Indianapolis Summertime Motorcycle Safety

Safety is one of the most common topics we discuss when choosing topics for blogs. Sadly, motorcyclists have a high risk of injury or death in a traffic crash because of the lack of protection offered by the vehicle. Furthermore, many motorcycle accidents are caused by other motorists, so the cause of the crash is… Read more »

Summertime Auto Safety Tips From Our Indianapolis Auto Accident Attorneys

School is almost finished and it is almost time for those infamous summer road trips with the family.  Even if you will be staying in Indianapolis this summer, it is a good idea to prepare yourself and your automobile for summer driving conditions. We pay a lot of attention to preparing vehicles for winter, but… Read more »

Are Large Truck Accidents More Deadly for Passengers in Other Vehicles?

Does it make you nervous to drive next to a big-rig on the interstate? Do you hold your breath for a few seconds until that 18-wheeler either passes you or is safely in your rear-view mirror? If so, you are not alone. Many people do not like sharing the road with large trucks because they… Read more »

How to Protect Your Child From Dog Bite Injuries?

Most children love puppies and dogs. They cannot help themselves from running up to a dog to pet the dog. However, children are at the highest risk for a dog bite according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). It is not just strange dogs that bite children. Over one-half of the dog bites children… Read more »

Distracted Driving in Indianapolis – Part 3 of 3 – Proving Fault for a Distracted Driving Accident

In our final distracted driving blog for Distracted Driving Awareness Month, our Indianapolis distracted driving attorneys discuss the steps you should take if a distracted driver injures you. We also discuss compensation for accident victims and how a distracted driving accident claim is valued. Steps to Take After an Indianapolis Distracted Driving Accident Many of… Read more »

Distracted Driving in Indianapolis – Part 2 of 3 – Proving Fault for a Distracted Driving Accident

In the second part of our blog series for Distracted Driving Awareness Month, our PBAR legal team discusses proving fault for a distracted driving accident.  It is not enough to prove that a driver was distracted at the time of a collision. You must prove that the driver caused the collision. In the blog below,… Read more »