what is a bad faith claim

Proving a Bad Faith Claim in Indiana

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana requires that insurance companies act in good faith. You may have a legal case against an insurance company that fails to meet this standard. Your bad faith claim could be worth even more than the insurance claim, but you’ll need the help of an attorney who handles these… Read more »

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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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Slip and Fall Accidents: What Happens When Multiple Parties are Responsible?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Sometimes, what seems like a straightforward slip and fall accident may actually involve multiple parties because of the location and contributing factors involved.  When multiple parties are involved in a slip and fall accident, it can be especially helpful to have an experienced slip and fall accident attorney on… Read more »

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Slip and Fall Accidents: What if I Slip and Fall on a Sidewalk?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana sidewalks can offer year-round hazards to individuals who traverse them.  Sidewalks are the responsibility of the property owner—whether that’s a private citizen or the city government—and must be maintained properly.  Your timeline to file a slip and fall claim depends on what type of property the accident took… Read more »

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Liability Issues in Slip and Fall Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: Premises liability law refers to the type of law centered on a property owner’s duty of care to visitors.  Indiana code provides for modified comparative fault, meaning one or all parties involved in a slip and fall case can be found at fault.  The monetary damages you may recover… Read more »

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Learn How to Safely Navigate the Rural Roads Around Indiana

What you’ll learn reading this article: Over half of Indiana is made up of farmland.  Rural roads can offer particular dangers that city streets do not.  Harvest season can be especially dangerous for drivers as farm equipment and machinery is operating. Indiana is made up of almost 23 million acres of land, and there’s a… 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 »

Property Damage Claims

Understanding Property Damage Claims

What you’ll learn reading this article: After a car accident, always inspect the exterior and interior of your vehicle for damage and take note of any and all property you need to claim.  Contact the insurance company right away with your property damage claim in order to move your case forward.  In some cases, you… 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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Should You File a Lawsuit for Your Accident-Related Injuries?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Many people are afraid to file a lawsuit for fear of being stigmatized or because they are worried about the time and effort a lawsuit can entail.  Too often, individuals don’t realize how little bargaining power they have against an insurance company when representing themselves. They need help gaining… Read more »