Traffic accidents can cause incredibly serious or even fatal injuries, and some of the most tragic injuries include severe scarring and body disfiguring. Bodily disfigurement happens when someone suffers from permanent and visible injuries. In addition to being painful, disfigurement can cause a person to suffer from serious emotional and mental distress and ongoing problems…. Read more »
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Wrongful Death Claims for Fatal Car Accidents in Indiana
Car accidents that end in death are tragic. When someone loses their life, it’s not only a tragic and unfair end for them, but it can cause immense pain and suffering for the loved ones left behind. Though no amount of money can ever replace someone you have lost, a wrongful death car accident settlement… Read more »
Determining Fault After an Indiana Semi Truck Accident
The trucking industry is a crucial part of our society. Every day, thousands of trucks on the roads transport goods across the country. However, as integral as the commercial trucking industry is to the economy, these large trucks can also cause significant damage and devastating injuries when accidents occur. In 2020, over 100,000 large trucks… Read more »
What Are the Hit and Run Laws in Indiana?
Hit and runs are often the most frustrating and challenging kind of accidents to deal with as a victim. When someone hits you and flees the scene, not only do you have your injuries to worry about, but you may also wonder how you are going to file a claim for compensation if there is… Read more »
Compensation for Ankle Injuries From Slip and Fall Accidents
Slip and fall injuries can lead to various painful and debilitating injuries, including many different types of ankle injuries. If you’ve suffered an ankle injury caused by another party’s negligence, you may wonder how much your personal injury is worth. This question is more complex than it may seem and mostly depends on your type… Read more »
I Tripped On Boxes and Pallets in a Store Aisle. Can I Sue?
Until you have tripped over one, you probably never spent much (if any) time considering the pallet, a flat structure, usually used to stack, store, and transport goods. Most pallets are made of wood; when full, they are heavy, and approximately 400 million of them are produced in the U.S. each year. Most people are… Read more »
Physical Therapy and Rehab After a Car Accident: Is It Covered?
The simple answer to this question is yes – if someone’s negligence has caused your car accident injury, that person (or that person’s car insurance) is liable to compensate you for all of your damages. These can include: Ambulance and hospital bills Medication and prescription expenses Medical equipment (like walkers, wheelchairs, or crutches) Rehabilitation costs… Read more »
What To Know About Pursuing a Meniscus Tear Car Accident Settlement
The sudden physical trauma of a car accident can cause various minor and serious injuries. The knee is especially susceptible to injury in a wreck because it contains different fragile parts, and one such vulnerable part of the knee is the meniscus. Vehicle collision victims frequently suffer from meniscus tears, which can lead to expensive… Read more »
It’s Not Just Bars. Private Party Hosts Can Also Be Found Liable for Drunk Driving Accidents
Driving while under the influence of alcohol is highly dangerous and can cause a serious or fatal traffic accident. If you’re injured in a wreck caused by a drunk driver, you can file a personal injury claim against them. Additionally, if someone served the drunk driver alcohol while they were already intoxicated, you can file a… Read more »
Common Causes of Boating Accidents in Indiana
The state of Indiana is home to over 100 natural and man-made lakes that many residents flock to for recreation. Boating, fishing, and all kinds of water fun take place in the hot summer months in Indiana, but things can quickly become dangerous in the event of a boating accident. In 2018 alone the U.S…. Read more »