Will I Need to Give a Deposition for My Indianapolis Car Accident Claim?

One of the things that many people worry about when they file a car accident claim is whether or not they must appear in court or give sworn testimony in a deposition. However, the majority of car accident claims settle without the necessity of filing a lawsuit. The parties can negotiate a fair settlement based… Read more »

Loss of Consortium – Am I Entitled to Compensation for My Spouse’s Injury?

It is a stressful and difficult time when your spouse is injured in an accident. In addition to being worried about your spouse, you must deal with the financial burden placed on your family because of the accident. You must also assume many of the duties that your spouse took care of while your spouse… Read more »

Could Hearing Loss Increase Risk of a Traffic Accident for Seniors?

According to the NHTSA, there was a three percent increase in the number of traffic fatalities involving older people from 2015 to 2016. From 2007 through 2016, there was a 13 percent increase in traffic fatalities in older people. AARP reports that older drivers are safe drivers when compared to drivers in other age groups…. Read more »

2018 Halloween Activities in Indianapolis and Halloween Safety Tips

If you are searching for safe, fun Halloween events for 2018, Indianapolis has quite a few to offer. Many of the events are free to the public or cost a small fee to attend. Why don’t you grab your little princesses, ghosts, comic book heroes, and monsters to head out to one of these Indianapolis… Read more »

Can I Use My Health Insurance to Pay Accident Bills in Indiana?

Did another driver cause an Indianapolis car accident that injured you? Are you waiting for that driver’s insurance company to pay your medical bills? If so, you could be waiting a long time, especially if your injuries are serious, you require physical therapy, or the other driver disputes fault for the crash. The insurance company… Read more »

Is There a Deadline to File Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Indiana?

If you lost a family member because of a negligent or wrongful act, you might have a claim under Indiana’s wrongful death laws. The PBAR legal team understands that a wrongful death lawsuit might not be on your mind. However, we want you to know that we are here if you want to explore your… Read more »

What Should I Do If I Am in a Car Accident During a Vacation?

No one wants to be involved in a car accident, especially during a vacation. Being involved in a traffic accident at home is frustrating regardless of whether you suffer injuries or walk away from the crash. However, when you are on vacation, being in a car accident can be even more challenging. What do you… Read more »

Who Is Liable for Car Crashes in Work Zones in Indiana?

Work zone accidents increased 7.8 percent nationwide from 2014 to 2015. Nationwide, there were approximately 96,626 crashes in work zones. The number of work zone accidents has increased in the United States each year since 2013. The number of work zone accidents increased in Indiana from 2015 to 2016. Indiana has also experienced an increase… Read more »

Are Electric Scooters Safe in Indianapolis?

Electric scooters are becoming extremely popular in cities across the United States. Companies like Lime and Bird Rides are installing stations where individuals can rent electric scooters using their smartphones. The system is very similar to the bike-sharing system that many large cities have adopted to promote the use of bicycles to alleviate some of… Read more »

Football Season is Here! Beware of Increased Risk of DUI Accidents?

Football is back in full force for college and professional football teams. Unfortunately, alcohol and watching football often go together. Consuming alcohol during a football game is a common occurrence at tailgates and parties. Sadly, some people enjoy a bit too much alcohol before and during a football game, especially when they begin celebrating hours… Read more »