Summer Bicycle Safety Tips for Drivers and Parents

Summer is here, and school will be out for a few months. You are likely to see more children riding bicycles during the summer months as they have more time to be outside and enjoy leisure activities when the weather is nice and school is not in session. Therefore, it is a good time for… 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 »

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 Are the Types of Damages In An Indianapolis Accident Case?

When you are injured in a car accident, slip & fall, or other personal injury accident, you may suffer a variety of damages and losses. Filing an injury claim with the insurance company for the other party is typically the first step you take to recover compensation. However, dealing with an insurance adjuster is not… 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 »

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 »

Why Does My Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorney Send a Settlement Demand Letter?

Have you been injured in an accident? If so, you might be entitled to compensation from the party who caused the accident. Victims of car crashes, motorcycle accidents, falls, ATV accidents, boating accidents, truck accidents, or dog bites can file a civil action to recover compensation for damages. To recover money for a claim, you… Read more »

Steps to Take After a Bicycle Accident in Indianapolis

Bicycling is a popular recreational and sports activity. However, bicycling is also an excellent form of low-cost transportation. Therefore, many cities are experiencing an increase in the number of bicyclists using city streets. With an increase in the number of bicyclists, some cities might see an increase in bicycle accidents. During 2016, 840 pedalcyclists were… Read more »