accidents involving government vehicles

What Happens When an Indiana Car Accident Involves a Government-Owned Vehicle?

What you’ll learn reading this article: In many cases, the government and its officials have immunity when it comes to being found liable for accidents.  Exceptions to governmental immunity do exist, and you can pursue claims in the event of an accident with a government-owned vehicle.   Because of contributory negligence, if you are found to… Read more »

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What Is a Contingency Fee?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Many personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee, meaning they receive no fee unless you are awarded compensation.  Unlike many Indiana personal injury lawyers, Poynter & Bucheri Accident Recovery fee is only 25%* for auto accidents.  Poynter & Bucheri Accident Recovery attorneys work hard to win big for… Read more »

how to set up an auto insurance claim

Setting Up Auto Claims

What you’ll learn reading this article: Setting up an auto accident claim starts with exchanging information at the scene. Having an attorney makes the claims process much easier. Avoid giving formal statements until you talk to your attorney. The moments after a car accident are very important. Now’s your chance to exchange insurance information with… 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 insurance policy in order to avoid wasting money or failing to make use of the benefits you’ve paid for.  Indiana law requires all… 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 case 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 lose,… 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 »

What You Need to Know About Rental Cars After an Accident

What You Need to Know About Rental Cars After an Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: After an accident, you are entitled to a rental car to provide for transportation while your own vehicle is repaired or replaced. Depending on your insurance, you may have certain time and model constraints on the type of vehicle you are provided. Should you be involved in an accident… Read more »

6 factors determining case worth

Six Factors That Determine How Much Your Case Is Worth

What you’ll learn reading this article: Multiple factors will influence the worth of your personal injury claim after an accident caused by the negligence of a person, product or company. In many cases, the amount of financial losses you incur due to medical treatments, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more will help to shape… Read more »