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 »

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 »

Factors That Impact Your Compensation for an Indianapolis Injury Claim

Being injured in an accident is a traumatic event. Whether it is a traffic accident, fall, boating accident, or dog attack, when you are injured, you suffer financial and emotional damages. The amount you might recover for an injury claim depends on several factors. To maximize the amount of money you might recover for your… 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 »

What Are Common Causes of Traffic Accidents in Indianapolis?

Marion County ranked highest in the number of traffic accidents in 2016. Reportable traffic accidents totaled 37,447 which resulted in the highest number fatalities (100) per county in Indiana. In addition to the traffic fatalities in 2016, thousands of people were injured in traffic accidents throughout Marion County. Sadly, many of those crashes did not… Read more »

Truck Accident

Seven Common Injuries Sustained in Truck Accidents

Commercial truck accidents typically result in traumatic injuries and fatalities for the passengers of other vehicles. The NHTSA reports that 72 percent of the large truck accident fatalities in 2016 were the occupants of other vehicles. The injuries sustained in a commercial truck accident results in substantial medical bills and lost wages. In addition, victims… Read more »

Pain and Suffering

Pain and Suffering Damages in an Indianapolis Personal Injury Case

Personal injury laws cover a wide variety of accidental injuries. Injuries sustained in car accidents, motorcycle crashes, truck accidents, falls, boating accidents, and ATV accidents are examples of personal injury claims. When another person or party is responsible for the injury, you can seek compensation for your losses and damages, including pain and suffering. What… Read more »

Can I Recover Compensation for a Traffic Accident that I Caused?

Indiana requires drivers to carry liability insurance because the state has a fault-based recovery method for traffic accidents. In other words, the at fault driver is liable for damages. If you can prove that another driver caused the accident, you can file a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance policy to recover compensation for damages…. Read more »

How Long Do I Have to File a Car Accident Claim in Indiana?

When you are injured in a car accident, you focus on repairing your car and seeking medical treatment for injuries. Very few people are thinking about filing a claim for damages or a personal injury lawsuit. If another driver caused the accident, you may recover compensation for your injuries and damages by filing an accident… Read more »