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 »

Do I Have a Soft Tissue Injury?

I was injured in an accident, and I am experiencing pain, stiffness, and limited range of motion? Do I have a soft tissue injury caused by an accident? Yes, you could be experiencing the signs and symptoms of a soft tissue injury. Depending on the severity of a soft tissue injury, the injury may heal… Read more »

Can I Receive Less for My Motorcycle Accident if I Did Not Wear a Helmet?

Indiana does not require adults to wear a motorcycle helmet when they ride. The motorcycle helmet laws in Indiana require anyone under the age of 17 to wear a helmet when riding. Adults are free to choose whether they wear a helmet. Research proves that motorcycle helmets save lives and reduce injuries. Studies show that… Read more »

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Will I Have to Go to Court If I Hire an Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorney?

Hiring a personal injury attorney in Indianapolis does not automatically mean that you will go to court. It can mean that you will receive a better settlement offer. Insurance adjusters knows they cannot trick or manipulate our attorneys into accepting an unfair settlement offer. Insurance companies know our attorneys won’t hesitate to take a case… Read more »

What Does an Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorney Do for You?

You may see or hear advertisements by personal injury attorneys on the internet, the radio, or the television, but what does a personal injury attorney do? A personal injury attorney represents clients who have civil liability claims. They handle cases which involve intentional torts or negligence. A civil lawsuit seeks compensation from a person or… Read more »

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Who is Responsible for an Indianapolis Distracted Driving Accident?

Distracted driving has become a serious problem in the United States. During 2016, 3,450people lost their lives in distracted driving accidents. Distracted drivers also injure hundreds of thousands of people each year.  Because distracted driving is under-reported, the numbers of lives devastated by distracted drivers could be much higher. Why Do People Drive While Distracted?… 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 »

Five Mistakes That Hurt Your Accident Claim

The weeks and months after an accident can be confusing and frustrating. Some accident victims sustain traumatic injuries and incur substantial financial losses. It can be difficult to know what to do in the aftermath of an accident. In some cases, the steps you take can hurt your chance of recovering full compensation for your… Read more »

Should I Hire an Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyer?

When someone is injured in an accident, hiring an Indianapolis personal injury lawyer may not seem important. In most cases, seeking medical treatment is the top priority. However, after you see a doctor and you receive medical treatment, you may begin to focus on the property damage and the financial losses related to the accident…. Read more »