what is accident-related health insurance

Should You Use Your Health Insurance for Accident-Related Injuries?

What you’ll learn reading this article: You have several options when it comes to covering medical expenses after an accident, including your own health insurance, the other driver’s insurance and supplemental insurance such as MedPay. The other driver’s insurance will often take longer to agree to cover costs, so understanding the timeline of your bills… 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 »

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 bills, lost wages and more will help to shape your case.   Indiana… Read more »

soft tissue injuries in accidents

Proving Soft-Tissue Damage After a Car Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Many soft-tissue injuries may not be readily apparent after an accident and may take days to weeks to show symptoms.  Soft-tissue injuries can cause debilitating pain and result in a variety of uncomfortable symptoms for the victim. Insurance companies will fight soft-tissue injuries, and seeking the help of an… Read more »

rights of passengers in car accidents

What Are My Rights as an Injured Passenger in Indiana?

What you’ll learn reading this article: There are certain situations in which you, as a passenger, could be found partially at-fault for an accident. As a passenger, you have the right to pursue damages after an accident except in specific situations, such as the driver being a close relative. Accidents that involve multiple passengers can… Read more »

Why is My Insurance Settlement Offer Lower If I Ask Myself Than If I Use an Attorney

Why is My Insurance Settlement Offer Lower If I Ask Myself Than If I Use an Attorney?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Statistics show that attorneys can negotiate much higher payouts for personal injury claims than those who forgo representation. Insurance companies actively work to keep from paying you the settlement you deserve.  Noneconomic damages for pain and suffering aren’t a given in an insurance company settlement agreement but hiring an… Read more »

car accidents in road construction zones

Tips for Preventing Indianapolis Work Zone Car Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: There are several common causes of work zone accidents in Indiana, and depending on which factor contributed to a crash, one or more parties may be liable. There is an increased likelihood of accidents in work zones due to a number of factors ranging from the construction itself to… Read more »

posting my accident on social media

Will Posting on Social Media Hurt My Car Accident Claim?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Social media posts are legally allowed in the courtroom, even if your account was set to private. Defense attorneys and insurance companies are talented at mining social media for excuses to deny car accident victims damages.  If you do make the mistake of posting, talk with your attorney rather… Read more »

car accident insurance indianapolis

Will My Insurance Rates Go Up After an Indianapolis Car Accident?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Sometimes car insurance rates rise after an accident. Indiana has clear rules about having insurance and reporting car accidents. There are three important reasons to let your insurance company know about the accident, even if it was minor or it wasn’t your fault. Here’s a hard lesson many people… Read more »

truck tire blowout causes auto accident

Indiana Truck Accidents Often Caused by Tire Blowouts

What you’ll learn reading this article: Truck tire blowouts can cause serious road accidents. You can sue the trucking company or even the tire manufacturer. Surviving the accident financially is an important part of your recovery. Have you ever been driving next to a big rig when one of its tires blows out? BAM! It’s… Read more »