What Constitutes a Catastrophic Injury for Indianapolis Personal Injury Claims?

Traffic accidents, slip and fall accidents, dog attacks, product injuries, and other personal injury accidents can result in mild to catastrophic injuries. Catastrophic injuries are usually defined as injuries that result in permanent disabilities or life-threatening conditions. A catastrophic injury can change the life of the victim and the lives of the victim’s family members… Read more »

Summertime Auto Safety Tips From Our Indianapolis Auto Accident Attorneys

School is almost finished and it is almost time for those infamous summer road trips with the family.  Even if you will be staying in Indianapolis this summer, it is a good idea to prepare yourself and your automobile for summer driving conditions. We pay a lot of attention to preparing vehicles for winter, but… Read more »

Distracted Driving in Indianapolis – Part 3 of 3 – Proving Fault for a Distracted Driving Accident

In our final distracted driving blog for Distracted Driving Awareness Month, our Indianapolis distracted driving attorneys discuss the steps you should take if a distracted driver injures you. We also discuss compensation for accident victims and how a distracted driving accident claim is valued. Steps to Take After an Indianapolis Distracted Driving Accident Many of… Read more »

Distracted Driving in Indianapolis – Part 2 of 3 – Proving Fault for a Distracted Driving Accident

In the second part of our blog series for Distracted Driving Awareness Month, our PBAR legal team discusses proving fault for a distracted driving accident.  It is not enough to prove that a driver was distracted at the time of a collision. You must prove that the driver caused the collision. In the blog below,… Read more »

Distracted Driving in Indianapolis – Part 1 of 3 – What is Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving continues to be a huge problem in Indianapolis and throughout the country. Drivers continue to multitask behind the wheel instead of focusing their attention solely on the task of driving. Our Indianapolis distracted driving accident attorneys discuss the definition of distracted driving in the first blog of a three-blog series covering distracted driving… Read more »

Do’s and Don’ts Guide from an Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorney

Are you ready to learn about the do’s and don’ts for a personal injury claim from an experienced Indianapolis personal injury lawyer? In this article we discuss: What Should You Do Following A Personal Injury Accident? Things That Could Hurt Your Personal Injury Claim Steps Involved In Investigating A Personal Injury Claim & Settling a… Read more »

Indianapolis Insurance Claim Checklist — Car Accident Claims

It can be difficult to know what you should do after a car accident that was not your fault. You may or may not be contacted by an insurance adjuster or insurance examiner from the other driver’s insurance company. If the other driver’s insurance provider contacts you, should you talk to someone about the wreck?… Read more »

Who is Responsible for Auto Accidents in Adverse Weather Conditions?

Indianapolis experiences a wide range of weather conditions that can be challenging for drivers. During winter months, drivers must deal with icy and snowy roads. On the other hand, rain can make roads dangerous during spring and summer months. Mother Nature’s impact on driving conditions can be severe. Is a driver responsible for an auto… Read more »

Three Situations That Create Close Calls on the Highway & How to Avoid Highway Accidents

Most drivers have experienced a close call on the highway. A vehicle swerving into your lane or a sudden traffic jam that causes everyone to slam on breaks can make you realize just how close you came to a being involved in a traffic accident. Unfortunately, for many drivers, these close calls turn into tragic… Read more »

Can a Drunk Driver Be Liable for Injuries if He is Not Found Guilty of DUI?

When a driver gets behind the wheel of a vehicle after consuming alcohol, the driver places himself and others at risk for serious injuries and death. In 2017,10,874 people died in DUI accidents involving a driver with a BAC of .08 or higher. The number represented 29 percent of all traffic fatalities for that year…. Read more »