injury case damage entitlement

What Type of Damages Are You Entitled to in Your Injury Case?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana provides jurists with a list of damages that can be claimed in personal injury suits.  While not all personal injury cases result in a jury trial, this list provides victims with a blueprint for determining possible compensation.  Your personal injury case may involve both economic and non-economic damages,… Read more »

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Why You Should Fill Out an Incident Report

What you’ll learn reading this article: The first step in documenting a slip and fall injury is filling out an incident report with the store or business, providing you an important Exhibit A.   Incident reports help establish evidence in your slip and fall case and alert the store to their role in your injury.  Avoid… Read more »

What Happens If My Child Is Bitten by a Dog in Indiana?

What Happens If My Child Is Bitten by a Dog in Indiana?

What you’ll learn reading this article: There are over 90 million dogs in the United States, and Indiana ranked 24th in the United States in 2019 for dog bites against postal workers. Children are frequently victims of dog bites but can protect themselves when better educated.  The most popular dog breed in Indiana is also… Read more »

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3 Arguments Insurance Companies Make to Reduce Your Settlement

What you’ll learn reading this article: Insurance companies use common tactics to limit claims. Insurance adjusters may try to blame you, say you weren’t hurt, or bring up a pre-existing injury. Stand up to the insurance company by gathering documentation and getting a lawyer. There are 3 common arguments insurance companies make after car accidents…. Read more »

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Should You Use Your Health Insurance for Accident-Related Injuries?

What you’ll learn reading this article: You have several options when it comes to covering medical expenses after an accident, including your own medical insurance, the other driver’s auto insurance company and supplemental health care insurance such as MedPay. The other driver’s car insurance company will often take longer to agree to cover costs, so… Read more »

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Should You Make a Claim Against Your Own Insurance Company?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Some insurance companies do raise rates after an accident even if it wasn’t your fault.  It’s important to understand just what you’re paying for with your auto insurance policy in order to avoid wasting money or failing to make use of the benefits you’ve paid for.  Indiana law requires… Read more »

what is a demand letter

What Goes in a Good Demand Letter?

What you’ll learn reading this article: A demand letter should only include factual statements and should avoid opinion and bias; because of this, it is a good idea to have an attorney draft a demand letter for you.  Demand letters serve as the starting-off point for getting your case settled and getting compensation for injuries… Read more »

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When Should I Settle My Personal Injury Case?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Patience can be important when it comes to settling your personal injury case as you only have one shot to settle and receive compensation.  Hiring an attorney to help you settle your case can lead to better compensation as well as faster settlements.  The statute of limitations in Indiana… Read more »

Why Is the Insurance Company Not Making You an Offer

Why Is the Insurance Company Not Making You an Offer?

What you’ll learn reading this article: You have a statute of limitations when it comes to your personal injury claim, meaning that if you don’t settle your accident claim quickly enough, you could lose your claim.  Insurance companies are often in no hurry to shell out the money to settle your claim—for them, it is… Read more »

How to Obtain Your Indiana Crash Report

How to Obtain Your Indiana Crash Report

What you’ll learn reading this article: One of the most important reasons to call the police after an accident is to ensure an official crash report is filed in your state.  After an accident, there are several ways you can go about obtaining your copy of the official crash report, which includes important details from… Read more »