Whose Fault Is It In a Truck Rear-End Accident?

Whose Fault Is It In a Truck Rear-End Accident?

Semi-truck accidents can lead to incredibly serious or fatal injuries. Any car accident has the potential to be fatal, but semi-truck accidents are especially dangerous because they’re larger and weigh significantly more than standard passenger vehicles. In Indiana, trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds — as opposed to passenger cars which weigh an average… Read more »

What Happens When Your Car Is a Total Loss?

What Happens When Your Car Is a Total Loss?

Experiencing a car accident is never easy, especially when the wreck involves a totaled vehicle. Fortunately, you should be able to receive compensation for your totaled vehicle from your insurance company or the at-fault driver.  In this blog, we discuss common questions people have regarding totaled vehicles including when is your car considered a total… Read more »

Towing and Storage After An Accident: Who Pays?

Towing and Storage After An Accident: Who Pays?

If your car was totaled in a serious accident, you probably have a lot on your plate. It can quickly become overwhelming if you have to balance phone calls with your insurance company and medical bills while you search for a replacement vehicle. You’re already at maximum capacity when you receive a bill from the… Read more »

Is Indiana a No-Fault State?

Is Indiana a No-Fault State?

When you are in a car accident, the insurance company you file your claim against will depend on what type of fault state you live in. This will not only determine who you file your claim with, but it can also affect how much money you will receive as compensation for your damages. So, is Indiana… Read more »

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What Is Considered Reckless Driving Under Indiana Law?

Car accidents can happen for various reasons. In many cases, they are unfortunate incidents that happen purely by accident, as most drivers do not intentionally act in a way to cause harm. However, even if someone causes an accident without the intent to cause harm, they were still likely acting negligently according to the law…. Read more »

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident

Personal injury claims or lawsuits are intended to compensate victims for various damages after they have suffered an injury from a car accident. The most common of these damages include medical expenses, loss of wages, and property losses or damages. However, something that is more challenging to calculate, but is just as important, is the… Read more »

When Should You Contact a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

The moments after a car accident are often disorienting and stressful. Even if the accident was minor and caused minimal damage, you can still suffer from shock, which can make it difficult to think clearly and make decisions. And in the days or even weeks after the accident, many victims will try to suppress the… Read more »

What is Burden of Proof in Personal Injury Cases?

What is Burden of Proof in Personal Injury Cases?

When you are involved in an accident, there are likely many questions and concerns that will cross your mind. In the moment, most victims are primarily concerned for their safety and wellbeing and will want to contact the authorities to get the help and medical attention they need. However, after the accident and the injuries… Read more »

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How Do I Maximize My Personal Injury Settlement?

While each accident and personal injury claim is unique, and there is no way to determine exactly how much a settlement will be worth upfront, there are steps injured victims can take to maximize their claim. In most cases, you will be negotiating with the insurance company, providing evidence that proves who was at fault… Read more »

Do Personal Injury Caps Exist for Injury Claims in Indiana?

When you are injured due to someone else’s negligence, such as in a traffic accident or a medical malpractice case, you would typically pursue legal action to recover compensation for damages. These cases involve personal injury claims that consider the victim’s damages to determine how much money they are owed. So, are there personal injury… Read more »