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Setting Up Auto Claims

What you’ll learn reading this article: Setting up an auto accident claim starts with exchanging information at the scene. Having an attorney makes the claims process much easier. Avoid giving formal statements until you talk to your attorney. The moments after a car accident are very important. Now’s your chance to exchange insurance information with… Read more »

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Should You Use Your Health Insurance for Accident-Related Injuries?

What you’ll learn reading this article: You have several options when it comes to covering medical expenses after an accident, including your own health insurance, the other driver’s insurance and supplemental insurance such as MedPay. The other driver’s insurance will often take longer to agree to cover costs, so understanding the timeline of your bills… Read more »

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Should You Make a Claim Against Your Own Insurance Company?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Some insurance companies do raise rates after an accident even if it wasn’t your fault.  It’s important to understand just what you’re paying for with your insurance policy in order to avoid wasting money or failing to make use of the benefits you’ve paid for.  Indiana law requires all… Read more »

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When Should I Settle My Personal Injury Case?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Patience can be important when it comes to settling your personal injury case as you only have one shot to settle and receive compensation.  Hiring an attorney to help you settle your case can lead to better compensation as well as faster settlements.  The statute of limitations in Indiana… Read more »

Why Is the Insurance Company Not Making You an Offer

Why Is the Insurance Company Not Making You an Offer?

What you’ll learn reading this article: You have a statute of limitations when it comes to your personal injury claim, meaning that if you don’t settle your case quickly enough, you could lose your claim.  Insurance companies are often in no hurry to shell out the money to settle your claim—for them, it is lose,… Read more »

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Will Posting on Social Media Hurt My Car Accident Claim?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Social media posts are legally allowed in the courtroom, even if your account was set to private. Defense attorneys and insurance companies are talented at mining social media for excuses to deny car accident victims damages.  If you do make the mistake of posting, talk with your attorney rather… Read more »

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Will My Insurance Rates Go Up After an Indianapolis Car Accident?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Sometimes car insurance rates rise after an accident. Indiana has clear rules about having insurance and reporting car accidents. There are three important reasons to let your insurance company know about the accident, even if it was minor or it wasn’t your fault. Here’s a hard lesson many people… Read more »

What Happens When an Insurance Company Refuses to Pay an Injury Claim?

What Happens When an Insurance Company Refuses to Pay an Injury Claim?

When another person or party’s negligence or wrongdoing causes your injury, Indiana laws provide a way for you to seek compensation for your injuries and losses. Depending on the incident that caused your injury, your claim may fall under Indiana’s product liability, premises liability, or medical malpractice laws. Other types of injuries, such as injuries… 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 »