Indianapolis Summertime Motorcycle Safety

Safety is one of the most common topics we discuss when choosing topics for blogs. Sadly, motorcyclists have a high risk of injury or death in a traffic crash because of the lack of protection offered by the vehicle. Furthermore, many motorcycle accidents are caused by other motorists, so the cause of the crash is… 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 »

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 »

Can I Receive Less for My Motorcycle Accident if I Did Not Wear a Helmet?

Indiana does not require adults to wear a motorcycle helmet when they ride. The motorcycle helmet laws in Indiana require anyone under the age of 17 to wear a helmet when riding. Adults are free to choose whether they wear a helmet. Research proves that motorcycle helmets save lives and reduce injuries. Studies show that… Read more »

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Why Shouldn’t I Apologize After a Car Accident in Indianapolis?

If you are involved in a car accident, there are certain steps you should take to protect your legal right to recover compensation from the driver who caused the crash.  There are also certain things that you should avoid doing that could hurt your chances of recovering full compensation for all injuries and losses. However,… Read more »

Filing a Claim for PTSD After an Indianapolis Motorcycle Accident

A motorcyclist or rider can suffer a variety of injuries in a motorcycle accident. Some injuries caused by a motorcycle cycle may not be visible, such as PTSD. PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a psychiatric disorder that can develop after a traumatic event. Traumatic events that may cause PTSD include motor-vehicle accidents, natural disasters,… Read more »

What Do You Need to Know About Indianapolis Motorcycle Crashes?

The number of fatal motorcycle crashes increased by 5.1 percent from 2015 to 2016 nationwide. During 2016, 5,286 people died in motorcycle crashes in the United States. Ninety (90) of those motorcycle accident fatalities were in Indiana. In addition to the fatalities, motorcycle accidents injure thousands of people each year. The PBAR legal team believes… Read more »

Why Did the Insurance Company Deny My Accident Claim?

When you are injured in an Indianapolis, you might be entitled to compensation if the other driver was responsible for causing the crash. However, you must file an accident claim with the other driver’s insurance provider. Unfortunately, a process that should be straightforward when liability is clear can often be confusing, frustrating, and overwhelming. If… Read more »

What are the Steps to Take After an Indiana Car Accident During the Holidays?

The steps you take following a car accident during the holidays are the same steps you should take after any car accident. Because so many of our friends and clients will be traveling beginning this week through the end of the year, we thought it would be a good time to review the basic steps… Read more »

Hit and Run Accidents are Increasing — What Should You Do After a Hit & Run Crash?

A recent analysis released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that fatalities from hit and run accidents are at a record high in the United States.  Some of the disturbing facts about hit and run accidents from the study include: Every minute, a hit and run accident occurs somewhere in the United States…. Read more »