ATV accidents are more common than you might believe. According to the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission), 14,653 people died in ATV-related accidents between 1982 and 2016. In 2016 alone, the CPSC received reports of 337 fatalities in ATV-related accidents. In addition to fatalities, it is estimated that approximately 101,200 people were injured and treated… Read more »
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Safety Tips for Preventing Boating Accidents
Boating is an enjoyable recreational activity. However, a perfect day on the water can turn tragic in a few seconds. Each year, thousands of people are injured or killed in boating accidents in the United States. However, safe boating practices before and after the trip avoids boating accidents. At PBAR, we represent individuals and families… Read more »
What is a Pain and Suffering Journal?
When you are injured in a traffic accident, fall, or other personal injury accident, you suffer a variety of damages. In addition to your physical injuries, you might incur substantial financial losses related to the accident and your injury. Under Indiana’s personal injury laws, you can file a civil claim against the person responsible for… Read more »
Why Does My Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorney Send a Settlement Demand Letter?
Have you been injured in an accident? If so, you might be entitled to compensation from the party who caused the accident. Victims of car crashes, motorcycle accidents, falls, ATV accidents, boating accidents, truck accidents, or dog bites can file a civil action to recover compensation for damages. To recover money for a claim, you… Read more »
Factors That Impact Your Compensation for an Indianapolis Injury Claim
Being injured in an accident is a traumatic event. Whether it is a traffic accident, fall, boating accident, or dog attack, when you are injured, you suffer financial and emotional damages. The amount you might recover for an injury claim depends on several factors. To maximize the amount of money you might recover for your… Read more »
Five Mistakes That Could Hurt Your Car Accident Claim
Our Indianapolis car accident attorneys work with clients to obtain compensation for their injuries, losses, and damages. When a negligent or reckless driver causes a traffic accident, Indiana’s personal injury laws allow you to seek money from the driver who caused the crash. However, the steps that you take after a car accident can have… Read more »
Steps to Take After a Bicycle Accident in Indianapolis
Bicycling is a popular recreational and sports activity. However, bicycling is also an excellent form of low-cost transportation. Therefore, many cities are experiencing an increase in the number of bicyclists using city streets. With an increase in the number of bicyclists, some cities might see an increase in bicycle accidents. During 2016, 840 pedalcyclists were… Read more »
Five Types of Photographs You Need After a Car Accident
When another driver causes a car accident, that driver should be liable for damages caused by the crash. However, you must prove that the driver caused the crash to recover compensation for injuries. Photographs and videos of the accident scene can help establish fault. Therefore, if possible, try to take photographs and videos after a… Read more »
Am I Required to Provide a Recorded Statement For My Indianapolis Accident Claim?
When you are in a traffic accident that is not your fault, an adjuster for the other driver’s insurance company contacts you about your injury claim. The adjuster may tell you that he cannot process your claim until you provide a recorded statement for the record. In some cases, an adjuster may put a great… Read more »
Can I Recover Compensation for a Traffic Accident that I Caused?
Indiana requires drivers to carry liability insurance because the state has a fault-based recovery method for traffic accidents. In other words, the at fault driver is liable for damages. If you can prove that another driver caused the accident, you can file a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance policy to recover compensation for damages…. Read more »