Distracted Driving in Indianapolis – Part 3 of 3 – Proving Fault for a Distracted Driving Accident

In our final distracted driving blog for Distracted Driving Awareness Month, our Indianapolis distracted driving attorneys discuss the steps you should take if a distracted driver injures you. We also discuss compensation for accident victims and how a distracted driving accident claim is valued. Steps to Take After an Indianapolis Distracted Driving Accident Many of… Read more »

Distracted Driving in Indianapolis – Part 2 of 3 – Proving Fault for a Distracted Driving Accident

In the second part of our blog series for Distracted Driving Awareness Month, our PBAR legal team discusses proving fault for a distracted driving accident.  It is not enough to prove that a driver was distracted at the time of a collision. You must prove that the driver caused the collision. In the blog below,… Read more »

What is the Best Way to Pass a Commercial Truck on Interstate 65?

Interstate 65 through Indianapolis is a heavily traveled section of interstate. Have you ever been nervous driving next to a commercial truck on the interstate that are traveling at high rates of speed? Do you become nervous when you need to pass a commercial truck on the interstate? If commercial trucks make you feel nervous,… Read more »

NHTSA Releases 2017 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Information

Last month, the NHTSA released its 2017 Traffic Safety Facts related to alcohol-impaired driving. There was a slight decrease in the number of DUI-related fatalities from 2016 to 2017. Unfortunately, 10,874 individuals lost their lives in DUI accidents in 2017 (an average of 1 person every 48 minutes). Fatalities in alcohol-impaired driving accidents represented 29… Read more »

Should You Agree to Arbitration or Mediation to Settle a Personal Injury Claim?

Most personal injury claims are settled without filing a personal injury lawsuit. However, intense negotiations are often required to settle an accident claim. In some cases, the other party may suggest using mediation or arbitration to settle a personal injury claim. Our Indianapolis personal injury attorneys evaluate an accident claim carefully to determine whether it… Read more »

What Should I Expect to Happen When I File a Personal Injury Claim?

Have you been injured in a traffic accident, fall, dog bite, boating accident, or ATV accident? The aftermath of an accident can be overwhelming for some victims. As they try to recover from injuries sustained in the accident, they must also deal with a variety of situations. For instance, who is going to pay the… Read more »

Should I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit for My Indianapolis Accident?

When another party injures you, you have the right to seek compensation for your damages under Indiana’s personal injury laws. If you cannot settle your claim, you have the right to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for your damages. However, is it better to settle your claim outside of court or file a personal injury… Read more »

Common Causes of Rear-End Crashes in Indianapolis

Rear-end crashes are common throughout Indianapolis, especially during heavy periods of traffic. Crashes involving rear-end collisions are often referred to as “fender benders,” which makes them sound like minor car accidents. However, rear-end crashes can cause traumatic injuries and life-threatening conditions. Some victims of rear-end accidents have surgery and endure months of painful therapy and… Read more »

Does Holiday Shopping Increase the Risk of a Parking Lot Accident in Indianapolis?

Are you ready for the holiday shopping season? Ready or not, Black Friday (which really begins on Thanksgiving Day now) is just a couple of weeks away. While you are searching for bargains, you need to be careful that you are not the victim of a parking lot accident. Parking Lot Accident Claims Increase During… Read more »

Using Expert Witnesses in an Indianapolis Personal Injury Case

You sustain a variety of damages when you are injured in an accident. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may suffer physical injuries, financial losses, and emotional damages. You may receive compensation if another person or party caused the accident. In some cases, you may need an expert witness to help you recover… Read more »