Why Does My Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorney Send a Settlement Demand Letter?

Have you been injured in an accident? If so, you might be entitled to compensation from the party who caused the accident. Victims of car crashes, motorcycle accidents, falls, ATV accidents, boating accidents, truck accidents, or dog bites can file a civil action to recover compensation for damages. To recover money for a claim, you… 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 »

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 »

Recorded Statement

Am I Required to Provide a Recorded Statement For My Indianapolis Accident Claim?

When you are in a traffic accident that is not your fault, an adjuster for the other driver’s insurance company contacts you about your injury claim. The adjuster may tell you that he cannot process your claim until you provide a recorded statement for the record. In some cases, an adjuster may put a great… Read more »

Motorcycle Accident

Long-Term Complications From Traumatic Brain Injuries in a Motorcycle Accident

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) are one of the most common types of injuries sustained by motorcyclists and their passengers. Even when a rider wears a helmet, the rider can suffer a TBI or other brain injury. In many cases, the individual’s head is violently slammed into the ground or another object causing severe trauma. Even… 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 »

Passenger Claims After an Indianapolis Motor Vehicle Accident

Passengers in motor vehicle accidents are entitled to receive compensation for their injuries. The passenger in an accident was not in control of the vehicle.  Therefore, the passenger cannot be held responsible for the actions and negligence of the drivers involved in a motor vehicle accident. An injured passenger may have several options for recovering… 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 »