What you’ll learn from reading this article: How weather affects liability for car accidents in Indiana Pointers for driving safely in hazardous weather conditions Indiana is blessed (is that the right word?) with all kinds of weather — much of it dangerous for drivers. Yes, our spring and summer seasons are beautiful but often plagued… Read more »
7 Types of Injuries and Accidents to Avoid This Spring
What you’ll learn reading this article: Springtime brings added risk of accidents and injuries. It’s important to minimize your family’s risk of being injured or injuring a visitor. There are seven types of spring injuries you should avoid. It’s springtime! Everyone is going outdoors to enjoy some warmth and sunshine. With redbud trees and peonies… Read more »
Traumatic Brain Injuries, Especially from Car Accidents
What you will learn from reading this article: What are traumatic brain injuries? What are common causes of TBIs? How do motor vehicle accidents cause TBIs? What are the symptoms of TBIs? What are the long-term effects of TBIs? How are TBIs diagnosed? A traumatic brain injury is exactly what it sounds like: a traumatic… Read more »
What You Should Know About PTSD From A Car Accident
Most people have heard of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, but many do not know all that it entails. For example, most people associate PTSD with veterans due to the very traumatic things they experience during combat and war. And while combat is traumatizing, one of the leading causes of PTSD in the United States… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
What Goes in a Good Sample Demand Letter For A Car Accident?
What you’ll learn reading this article: A sample demand letter for a car accident 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. Sample demand letters for car accidents serve as the starting-off point for… Read more »
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 »
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 »