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 »

Five Pieces of Evidence Used To Prove Liability in an Indianapolis Traffic Accident Claim

Have you been injured in an Indianapolis traffic accident? If so, you might be entitled to compensation for your injuries and damages. However, you must prove that the other driver caused the crash to recover any money for your claim. Therefore, you must have evidence proving how the collision occurred. Contact our office to discuss… 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 »

Five Types of Photographs You Need After a Car Accident

When another driver causes a car accident, that driver should be liable for damages caused by the crash. However, you must prove that the driver caused the crash to recover compensation for injuries. Photographs and videos of the accident scene can help establish fault. Therefore, if possible, try to take photographs and videos after a… Read more »