Indiana Cell Phone Ban Goes Into Effect July 1

Indiana Cell Phone Ban Goes Into Effect July 1

What you’ll learn reading this article: Starting July 1, Indiana’s new ban on using cell phones while driving is in effect. The goal is to reduce preventable distracted driving crashes on Indiana roads. Violators risk fines and a suspension of their driver’s license. Almost half of all drivers admit to being distracted by their phones,… Read more »

Hire a Lawyer Right Away to Avoid Irreparable Damage to Your Case

Hire a Lawyer Right Away to Avoid Irreparable Damage to Your Case

What you’ll learn reading this article: Many well-meaning individuals cause irreparable harm to their case before even leaving the scene of the accident by providing written or recorded statements that can be used against them later.  Posting online, particularly on social media, can damage your case, even if you are just sharing the news with… Read more »

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For the Maximum Settlement, Don’t Make These 7 Mistakes After Your Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Learn the seven most common mistakes injured people make after their accidents. People who suffer injury from an accident and hire a lawyer get 3.5 times more money than those who try to settle on their own. You’ve been in a car accident, slipped and fallen or been bitten… Read more »

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Injured By An Underinsured Driver? What You Can Do

What you’ll learn reading this article: When hit and injured by an underinsured driver, you may be at a personal loss for thousands of dollars and should seek the help of a qualified attorney to fight for your rights.  The state of Indiana requires all drivers to carry minimum liability insurance and uninsured motorist coverage…. Read more »

What are the Different Types of Auto Accident Claims in Indianapolis?

What are the Different Types of Auto Accident Claims in Indianapolis?

Being involved in a car accident can result in serious injuries and substantial damages for victims and their families. If you or a loved one is injured in an Indianapolis traffic accident, you may receive compensation for your injuries and losses by filing one or more auto accident claims. You may receive compensation for your… Read more »

Common Traffic Law Violations That Can Lead to Indianapolis Traffic Accidents

Common Traffic Law Violations That Can Lead to Indianapolis Traffic Accidents

Sadly, many traffic accidents are avoidable had it not been for an individual’s careless or reckless behavior. Traffic accidents can happen for many reasons, including violating a common traffic law. When another driver violates a traffic law and causes an accident, that driver could be held liable for damages in a personal injury claim. However,… Read more »

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 »