should i sue my insurance company

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 »

should i settle my case

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Are Traffic Roundabouts Reducing Car Crashes As Intended?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Roundabouts are intended to reduce car crashes, although many traffic intersections converted to traffic circles have actually become more accident-prone than before. Carmel, Indiana -the roundabout capital of the world- is looking at additional ways to limit crashes at traffic crossings, including an enforceable speed limit for roundabouts. If… Read more »

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How Weather Conditions Affect Car Crashes in Indianapolis and How to Drive Through It

What you’ll learn reading this article: Weather conditions can affect even the best driver’s abilities. Especially in winter, drivers require careful focus to avoid accidents involving other vehicles.  More than just ice and snow can contribute to adverse driving conditions. Be sure you know whether you are heading out in poor conditions.  There are several… Read more »