Do the New Car Seat Recommendations Change Indiana Car Seat Laws?

Parents want their child to be safe while in a vehicle and so does the Indiana legislature. Therefore, Indiana passed car seat laws that apply to children under the age of eight years. According to the information provided by the ISP: Children must ride in a rear-facing child safety seat if the child is under… Read more »

Why is Maximum Medical Improvement Important in My Indianapolis Personal Injury Case?

The insurance company for the other party may approach you with an offer of settlement of your personal injury claim. However, it is important that you do not settle your claim until your medical treatment ends. Settling your claim before reaching maximum medical improvement (MMI) could result in a much lower settlement amount. If you… Read more »

Steps to Take After an Indianapolis Car Accident with an Underinsured Driver

Indiana laws require that drivers carry minimum liability insurance, but not everyone follows the law. Liability insurance pays accident victims when a driver causes an accident. Liability insurance does not cover the driver’s damages and losses. Drivers can purchase other types of insurance coverage to help pay losses after a car accident that is their… Read more »

Using Social Media After an Indianapolis Car Accident

Almost everyone uses social media to share their feelings, thoughts, and experiences with family, friends, and even strangers. Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are full of pictures, videos, and conversation on topics from cute cat pictures to political views. When someone has a car accident, sharing the news on social media seems natural. However, it is… Read more »

Who is Responsible for Damages in an ATV Accident in Indianapolis?

ATV accidents are more common than you might believe. According to the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission), 14,653 people died in ATV-related accidents between 1982 and 2016. In 2016 alone, the CPSC received reports of 337 fatalities in ATV-related accidents. In addition to fatalities, it is estimated that approximately 101,200 people were injured and treated… Read more »

Mistakes People Make After a Dog Attack or Dog Bite

When a dog bites you or your child, the steps that you take immediately after the incident can help your case or hurt your case for damages. It is crucial that you avoid making some of the common mistakes people do after a dog bite that decreases their chance of recovering full compensation for their… Read more »

Safety Tips for Preventing Boating Accidents

Boating is an enjoyable recreational activity. However, a perfect day on the water can turn tragic in a few seconds. Each year, thousands of people are injured or killed in boating accidents in the United States. However, safe boating practices before and after the trip avoids boating accidents. At PBAR, we represent individuals and families… Read more »

Can I Recover Compensation for an Indianapolis DUI Accident?

When a car crash injures someone, two priorities typically take precedence over other concerns — medical care and transportation.  Therefore, a victim typically focuses on obtaining the medical treatment he or she needs to heal quickly and fully. If the injuries are minor, the person may be more concerned with a replacement vehicle or a… Read more »

What is a Pain and Suffering Journal?

When you are injured in a traffic accident, fall, or other personal injury accident, you suffer a variety of damages. In addition to your physical injuries, you might incur substantial financial losses related to the accident and your injury. Under Indiana’s personal injury laws, you can file a civil claim against the person responsible for… Read more »

Why Does My Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorney Send a Settlement Demand Letter?

Have you been injured in an accident? If so, you might be entitled to compensation from the party who caused the accident. Victims of car crashes, motorcycle accidents, falls, ATV accidents, boating accidents, truck accidents, or dog bites can file a civil action to recover compensation for damages. To recover money for a claim, you… Read more »