Personal Injury Blog

Feb 15
Snow Plow Truck Accidents

The ice storms and snow that came early in 2022 in Indiana from the Midwest Snow Storm may had caused many accidents and issues on the roads. If you were able to get out of your house and onto the roads, the likelihood of finding a business open was low, while the potential of getting into an accident was high. The next winter could be n...

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  • Aug 15
    Construction Zone Speed Limits

    Speed is a major factor in far too many fatal car accidents, making excess speed one of the most dangerous driving practices. Motorists are responsible for driving at a safe speed not only in relation to the speed limit but also in relation to the road’s condition and to what’s happening on the ground, which sometimes includes road construction. If a speeding driver leaves you injured in a construction zone accident, seek the professional legal guidance of an experienced car accident attorney today. Indiana's government Work Zone Safety...

  • Aug 8
    Is Indiana a No-Fault State?

    If you are injured by another driver’s negligence in a car accident, seeking fair compensation can be critical to your recovery, but the process can be complicated. Some states adopt a no-fault approach in which car accident victims are compensated by their own insurance coverage (called personal injury protection, or PIP), but Indiana is not one of these states. Reach out to an experienced Indiana car accident attorney to learn more about your legal rights after being injured in a car accident.   No-Fault States In no-fault states, th...

  • Aug 1
    Where Do Most Car Accidents Happen?

    Car accidents are all too common and all too dangerous. They can happen at any time and anywhere. However, there are certain spots where car accidents are most likely to happen. If you’ve been injured in a car accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence, it’s time to consult with an experienced car accident attorney in Indiana.   Accidents Often Happen Close to Home When you think of car accidents, it’s common to think of road trips and other travel that take you out and about, but the truth is that car accidents ...

  • Jul 28
    The Eggshell Skull Rule

    If you are injured by someone else’s negligence in an accident, you can seek compensation for the losses you experience through a personal injury claim. While personal injury law is always challenging, your claim can be made all the more complicated by a pre-existing condition (that predates the accident in question); this is where the eggshell rule comes into play. If this is the difficult position you find yourself in, you need an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side. What Is The Eggshell Skull Rule? A case heard by the In...

  • Jul 27
    Indiana Car Seat Laws (2022) | The Ultimate Guide

    Your children are always safer when they are properly restrained in the right car seat for each child’s size and weight, and a better understanding the state’s car seat laws can help to ensure that your children are always buckled up safely. If, however, your child is injured in a car accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence, you should not delay consulting with an experienced car accident attorney in Indiana.   In the State of Indiana The Indiana State Police share that about 85 percent of child safety seats thr...

  • Jul 20
    Definition of Bodily Injury

    The Indiana Code defines bodily injury as any impairment of physical condition, including physical pain, and if you’ve suffered such an injury as a result of someone else’s negligence, you’ll address the matter in a personal injury claim. These negligence-based claims may be quite challenging, and having an experienced personal injury attorney in Indiana on your side is always in your best interest.   Personal Injury Claims Personal injury claims are based on bodily injuries that are caused by negligence and they can take a wid...

  • Jul 7
    Causes of Wrong-Way Crashes

    Wrong-way driving can lead to head-on collisions and other serious accidents and injuries. If you were hit by a wrong-way driver, you should seek assistance from an Indiana car accident lawyer as soon as possible.  Wrong-way crashes are one of the most severe types of vehicle collisions. Since these crashes happen when vehicles are traveling in opposite directions, the force of the impact may be doubled and can cause severe injuries and even fatalities.  There are several different causes of wrong-way vehicle collisions, including: ...

  • Jun 27
    Most Common Motorcycle Repairs

    Most Common Motorcycle Repairs Driving safely is paramount when you ride a motorcycle, but there is more to staying safe than just following the rules of the road. Sometimes, motorcycle accidents are caused by faulty maintenance, faulty motorcycle parts, or faulty repairs, and the results can be disastrous. Some of the most common motorcycle repairs include: Contaminated Fuel Battery Problems Replacing or tensioning belts or chains Tire Issues Electrical Problems Brake Issues Repairing body damage If a motorcycle ...

  • Jun 21
    Contingency Fee Overview

    If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured, obtaining just compensation can play a critical role in your overall recovery. If you can’t afford to have professional legal counsel in your corner, however, your ability to obtain the compensation that covers your full range of physical, financial, and emotional losses can be jeopardized.  Working closely with a dedicated personal injury attorney can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case, and to help ensure you can afford this legal guidance, most reputable personal...