what is a bad faith claim

Proving a Bad Faith Claim in Indiana

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana requires that insurance companies act in good faith. You may have a legal case against an insurance company that fails to meet this standard. Your bad faith claim could be worth even more than the insurance claim, but you’ll need the help of an attorney who handles these… Read more »

compensation for accident caused by dui

How to Recover Compensation When Injured in an Indiana DUI Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: DUI accident-related injuries can be traumatic and result in chronic pain as well as substantial financial losses. Experienced DUI accident attorneys know the ins and outs of Indiana law and can help you to recover compensation for the financial, physical and mental toll the injury has caused you.  Contacting… Read more »

what is accident-related health insurance

Should You Use Your Health Insurance for Accident-Related Injuries?

What you’ll learn reading this article: You have several options when it comes to covering medical expenses after an accident, including your own medical insurance, the other driver’s auto insurance company and supplemental health care insurance such as MedPay. The other driver’s car insurance company will often take longer to agree to cover costs, so… Read more »

should i sue my insurance company

Should You Make a Claim Against Your Own Insurance Company?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Some insurance companies do raise rates after an accident even if it wasn’t your fault.  It’s important to understand just what you’re paying for with your auto insurance policy in order to avoid wasting money or failing to make use of the benefits you’ve paid for.  Indiana law requires… Read more »

what is a demand letter

What Goes in a Good Demand Letter?

What you’ll learn reading this article: A demand letter should only include factual statements and should avoid opinion and bias; because of this, it is a good idea to have an attorney draft a demand letter for you.  Demand letters serve as the starting-off point for getting your case settled and getting compensation for injuries… Read more »

should i settle my case

When Should I Settle My Personal Injury Case?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Patience can be important when it comes to settling your personal injury case as you only have one shot to settle and receive compensation.  Hiring an attorney to help you settle your case can lead to better compensation as well as faster settlements.  The statute of limitations in Indiana… Read more »

6 factors determining case worth

Six Factors That Determine How Much Your Case Is Worth

What you’ll learn reading this article: Multiple factors will influence the worth of your personal injury claim after an accident caused by the negligence of a person, product or company. In many cases, the amount of financial losses you incur due to medical treatments, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more will help to shape… Read more »

soft tissue injuries in accidents

Proving Soft-Tissue Damage After a Car Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Many soft-tissue injuries may not be readily apparent after an accident and may take days to weeks to show symptoms.  Soft-tissue injuries can cause debilitating pain and result in a variety of uncomfortable symptoms for the victim. Insurance companies will fight soft-tissue injuries, and seeking the help of an… Read more »

rights of passengers in car accidents

What Are My Rights as an Injured Passenger in Indiana?

What you’ll learn reading this article: There are certain situations in which you, as a passenger, could be found partially at-fault for an accident. As a passenger, you have the right to pursue damages after an accident except in specific situations, such as the driver being a close relative. Accidents that involve multiple passengers can… Read more »

Why is My Insurance Settlement Offer Lower If I Ask Myself Than If I Use an Attorney

Why is My Insurance Settlement Offer Lower If I Ask Myself Than If I Use an Attorney?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Statistics show that attorneys can negotiate much higher payouts for personal injury claims than those who forgo representation. Insurance companies actively work to keep from paying you the settlement you deserve.  Noneconomic damages for pain and suffering aren’t a given in an insurance company settlement agreement but hiring an… Read more »