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 »

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 »

Will I Need to Give a Deposition for My Indianapolis Car Accident Claim?

One of the things that many people worry about when they file a car accident claim is whether or not they must appear in court or give sworn testimony in a deposition. However, the majority of car accident claims settle without the necessity of filing a lawsuit. The parties can negotiate a fair settlement based… Read more »

Do the New Car Seat Recommendations Change Indiana Car Seat Laws?

Parents want their child to be safe while in a vehicle and so does the Indiana legislature. Therefore, Indiana passed car seat laws that apply to children under the age of eight years. According to the information provided by the ISP: Children must ride in a rear-facing child safety seat if the child is under… Read more »

Who is Responsible for Damages in an ATV Accident in Indianapolis?

ATV accidents are more common than you might believe. According to the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission), 14,653 people died in ATV-related accidents between 1982 and 2016. In 2016 alone, the CPSC received reports of 337 fatalities in ATV-related accidents. In addition to fatalities, it is estimated that approximately 101,200 people were injured and treated… Read more »

Mistakes People Make After a Dog Attack or Dog Bite

When a dog bites you or your child, the steps that you take immediately after the incident can help your case or hurt your case for damages. It is crucial that you avoid making some of the common mistakes people do after a dog bite that decreases their chance of recovering full compensation for their… 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 »

Can I Recover Compensation for an Indianapolis DUI Accident?

When a car crash injures someone, two priorities typically take precedence over other concerns — medical care and transportation.  Therefore, a victim typically focuses on obtaining the medical treatment he or she needs to heal quickly and fully. If the injuries are minor, the person may be more concerned with a replacement vehicle or a… 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 »