Will I Need to Give a Deposition for My Indianapolis Car Accident Claim?

One of the things that many people worry about when they file a car accident claim is whether or not they must appear in court or give sworn testimony in a deposition. However, the majority of car accident claims settle without the necessity of filing a lawsuit. The parties can negotiate a fair settlement based… Read more »

Could Hearing Loss Increase Risk of a Traffic Accident for Seniors?

According to the NHTSA, there was a three percent increase in the number of traffic fatalities involving older people from 2015 to 2016. From 2007 through 2016, there was a 13 percent increase in traffic fatalities in older people. AARP reports that older drivers are safe drivers when compared to drivers in other age groups…. Read more »

Is There a Deadline to File Wrongful Death Lawsuits in Indiana?

If you lost a family member because of a negligent or wrongful act, you might have a claim under Indiana’s wrongful death laws. The PBAR legal team understands that a wrongful death lawsuit might not be on your mind. However, we want you to know that we are here if you want to explore your… Read more »

What Should I Do If I Am in a Car Accident During a Vacation?

No one wants to be involved in a car accident, especially during a vacation. Being involved in a traffic accident at home is frustrating regardless of whether you suffer injuries or walk away from the crash. However, when you are on vacation, being in a car accident can be even more challenging. What do you… Read more »

Football Season is Here! Beware of Increased Risk of DUI Accidents?

Football is back in full force for college and professional football teams. Unfortunately, alcohol and watching football often go together. Consuming alcohol during a football game is a common occurrence at tailgates and parties. Sadly, some people enjoy a bit too much alcohol before and during a football game, especially when they begin celebrating hours… Read more »

Do You Know How to Share the Road with a Semi-Truck in Indiana?

Does it make you nervous to share the road with a semi-truck or other large commercial vehicle? If driving beside a large truck makes you nervous, you are not alone. Many people view large trucks as a danger on the road, and they have very good reasons for their beliefs. According to the NHTSA’s Traffic… Read more »

Three Reasons to Hire an Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyer

Many personal injury cases settle without filing a lawsuit. However, that does not mean you do not need an Indianapolis personal injury lawyer to protect your legal rights. Don’t let the insurance company or attorney for the other party convince you that you can represent yourself. They may try to tell you that you can… Read more »

Steps to Take After an Indianapolis Car Accident with an Underinsured Driver

Indiana laws require that drivers carry minimum liability insurance, but not everyone follows the law. Liability insurance pays accident victims when a driver causes an accident. Liability insurance does not cover the driver’s damages and losses. Drivers can purchase other types of insurance coverage to help pay losses after a car accident that is their… Read more »

Using Social Media After an Indianapolis Car Accident

Almost everyone uses social media to share their feelings, thoughts, and experiences with family, friends, and even strangers. Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are full of pictures, videos, and conversation on topics from cute cat pictures to political views. When someone has a car accident, sharing the news on social media seems natural. However, it is… Read more »

Can I Recover Compensation for an Indianapolis DUI Accident?

When a car crash injures someone, two priorities typically take precedence over other concerns — medical care and transportation.  Therefore, a victim typically focuses on obtaining the medical treatment he or she needs to heal quickly and fully. If the injuries are minor, the person may be more concerned with a replacement vehicle or a… Read more »