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For the Maximum Settlement, Don’t Make These 7 Mistakes After Your Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Learn the seven most common mistakes injured people make after their accidents. People who suffer injury from an accident and hire a lawyer get 3.5 times more money than those who try to settle on their own. You’ve been in a car accident, slipped and fallen or been bitten… Read more »

What are the Different Types of Auto Accident Claims in Indianapolis?

What are the Different Types of Auto Accident Claims in Indianapolis?

Being involved in a car accident can result in serious injuries and substantial damages for victims and their families. If you or a loved one is injured in an Indianapolis traffic accident, you may receive compensation for your injuries and losses by filing one or more auto accident claims. You may receive compensation for your… Read more »

Common Traffic Law Violations That Can Lead to Indianapolis Traffic Accidents

Common Traffic Law Violations That Can Lead to Indianapolis Traffic Accidents

Sadly, many traffic accidents are avoidable had it not been for an individual’s careless or reckless behavior. Traffic accidents can happen for many reasons, including violating a common traffic law. When another driver violates a traffic law and causes an accident, that driver could be held liable for damages in a personal injury claim. However,… Read more »

Summertime Auto Safety Tips From Our Indianapolis Auto Accident Attorneys

School is almost finished and it is almost time for those infamous summer road trips with the family.  Even if you will be staying in Indianapolis this summer, it is a good idea to prepare yourself and your automobile for summer driving conditions. We pay a lot of attention to preparing vehicles for winter, but… 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 »

Indianapolis Insurance Claim Checklist — Car Accident Claims

It can be difficult to know what you should do after a car accident that was not your fault. You may or may not be contacted by an insurance adjuster or insurance examiner from the other driver’s insurance company. If the other driver’s insurance provider contacts you, should you talk to someone about the wreck?… Read more »

Who is Responsible for Auto Accidents in Adverse Weather Conditions?

Indianapolis experiences a wide range of weather conditions that can be challenging for drivers. During winter months, drivers must deal with icy and snowy roads. On the other hand, rain can make roads dangerous during spring and summer months. Mother Nature’s impact on driving conditions can be severe. Is a driver responsible for an auto… Read more »

Three Situations That Create Close Calls on the Highway & How to Avoid Highway Accidents

Most drivers have experienced a close call on the highway. A vehicle swerving into your lane or a sudden traffic jam that causes everyone to slam on breaks can make you realize just how close you came to a being involved in a traffic accident. Unfortunately, for many drivers, these close calls turn into tragic… Read more »

Three Insurance Company Tactics That Can Hurt Your Accident Claim

Insurance companies are not evil, nor do they operate with a desire to cheat accident victims out of the compensation they deserve for an accident claim. However, profits do often motivate the decisions made by insurance companies. They do not profit by paying out large insurance settlements. Therefore, many companies use various insurance tactics to… Read more »