It's Not Just Bars. Private Party Hosts Can Also Be Found Liable for Drunk Driving Accidents

It’s Not Just Bars. Private Party Hosts Can Also Be Found Liable for Drunk Driving Accidents

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is highly dangerous and can cause a serious or fatal traffic accident. If you’re injured in a wreck caused by a drunk driver, you can file a personal injury claim against them. Additionally, if someone served the drunk driver alcohol while they were already intoxicated, you can file a… Read more »

Chest Contusions from a Car Accident in Indiana. Can I Sue?

Chest Contusions from a Car Accident in Indiana. Can I Sue?

The injuries resulting from car accidents can range from mild to severe, depending on the individual involved and how exactly they were injured from the force of the impact. For instance, front-seat passengers are more susceptible to certain chest injuries that can result from hitting the dashboard, the steering wheel, an airbag, or even from… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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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 »

Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims in Indiana

Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims in Indiana

A statute of limitations refers to the amount of time someone has after an incident or injury to seek compensation from the liable party. Those who experience a personal injury from a car accident or another occurrence can seek damages from the at-fault party for medical bills, lost wages, loss of future earnings, and more,… Read more »

Did You Suffer Organ Damage From a Car Accident? Get the Compensation You Deserve.

Suffer Organ Damage From a Car Accident?

Internal injuries like organ damage from a car accident are not something to be taken lightly. Though these types of injuries are not always immediately apparent, they can be quite severe and result in complications or even death if they are not treated right away. Following an accident, you should always seek immediate medical attention… Read more »

Slip and Fall OR Trip and Fall? Why the Difference Matters

Slip and Fall OR Trip and Fall? Why the Difference Matters

Falls are considered the second leading cause of unintentional injuries and deaths globally.  However, the initial cause of the fall and how the incident happened precisely can vary. In legal settings, the term “slip and fall” is often used to reference specific types of personal injury cases where the victim slipped and fell due to… Read more »

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Can a Passenger Recover Damages After a Drunk Driving Accident?

Drunk driving is a serious offense that can lead to devastating accidents. When damages and injuries are sustained from an Indiana drunk driving accident, injured victims have a right to take legal action against the drunk driver, including individuals who were passengers in an affected vehicle. However, understanding your rights as a passenger and navigating… Read more »