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 »

Three Dangerous Driving Decisions That Can Be Deadly

Unfortunately, you cannot control what another individual does when he or she gets into a vehicle. However, you control what you do as a driver. Your driving decisions each day can keep you safe or place you and others at risk. Below are three dangerous driving decisions that can result in a tragic accident that… 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 »

Thanksgiving Safety Tips From Our Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyers

Are you traveling during the Thanksgiving Holiday or hosting a huge gathering at your home? Whether you plan to travel or stay at home, it is important to remember that you need to take steps to protect yourself and your family from injuries over the Thanksgiving weekend. Some of your favorite Thanksgiving traditions, such as… Read more »

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 »

Five Critical Steps to Take After a Hotel Accident

Do you plan to travel during the holidays? Maybe you are visiting relatives out of town or you are taking a well-deserved vacation. Regardless of the reason why you may be traveling during the holidays, you expect the hotel you stay in while you are out of town to be clean and safe. Even though… Read more »

A Whiplash Injury Can Cause Chronic Pain and Impairment

Rear-end crashes are some of the most common types of motor vehicle crashes, especially in Indianapolis traffic jams. Distracted drivers, speeding, and following too closely for conditions are common causes of rear-end accidents. Whatever the underlying reason for the crash may be, the results are often the same. The occupants of the vehicle in front… Read more »

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 »

Loss of Consortium – Am I Entitled to Compensation for My Spouse’s Injury?

It is a stressful and difficult time when your spouse is injured in an accident. In addition to being worried about your spouse, you must deal with the financial burden placed on your family because of the accident. You must also assume many of the duties that your spouse took care of while your spouse… Read more »