dui damages and injuries

Types of Damages You Can Suffer in a DUI Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana DUI crashes cause life-changing economic and non-economic damages. As an injured person, you can seek compensation for certain damages. A DUI accident lawyer can help you secure high-value compensation. This year, hundreds of Indiana DUI crashes will cause severe bodily injuries and deep emotional wounds. Recovering from a… Read more »

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Are Drunk Drivers Always at Fault in an Accident?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Drunk drivers aren’t automatically at fault for auto accidents. Many cases involve some level of shared responsibility. These are challenging cases and you’ll need an Indiana DUI lawyer to help you understand your options. Drunk driving is a crime that puts everyone on Hoosier roads at risk. So you… Read more »

How to Protect Yourself When Driving in Bad Weather

What you’ll learn reading this article: Bad weather contributes to many road accidents. Planning ahead can help keep you safe. If you’re hurt in an accident, a local lawyer can help clarify how weather played a role in your crash. Did you know bad weather is a factor in 1 in 5 traffic accidents? In… Read more »

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Who Is at Fault for a Car Accident Caused by Snow or Ice?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Snow and ice create dangerous driving conditions that affect roadways as well as visibility. There are several steps Hoosier drivers can take to prepare their vehicles and themselves for safer winter driving.  Indiana is an at-fault state, which means that even if weather conditions contribute to an accident, at… Read more »

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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 »

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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 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 »

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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 »