New Section of The Monon Trail Can Help Keep Bicyclists and Pedestrians Safe

Last month was the grand opening of the extended Monon Trail. The 24-mail trail runs from downtown Indianapolis to the City of Sheridan in Hamilton County. Walkers, joggers, and bicyclists have a safe path that connects a variety of areas. The path is also wheelchair accessible. Because of its location, the path offers protection from… Read more »

Are Electric Scooters Safe in Indianapolis?

Electric scooters are becoming extremely popular in cities across the United States. Companies like Lime and Bird Rides are installing stations where individuals can rent electric scooters using their smartphones. The system is very similar to the bike-sharing system that many large cities have adopted to promote the use of bicycles to alleviate some of… 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 »

Do the New Car Seat Recommendations Change Indiana Car Seat Laws?

Parents want their child to be safe while in a vehicle and so does the Indiana legislature. Therefore, Indiana passed car seat laws that apply to children under the age of eight years. According to the information provided by the ISP: Children must ride in a rear-facing child safety seat if the child is under… 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 »

Mistakes People Make After a Dog Attack or Dog Bite

When a dog bites you or your child, the steps that you take immediately after the incident can help your case or hurt your case for damages. It is crucial that you avoid making some of the common mistakes people do after a dog bite that decreases their chance of recovering full compensation for their… Read more »

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 »

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 »