Personal Injury Blog

Nov 3
The 10 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds

Dogs are often seen as man’s best friend, but not all breeds are created equal. Based on research, some dogs are considered more dangerous. While any dog can bite you and cause personal injuries, some dogs have more of a propensity to do so. The following dogs, therefore, have a reputation, statistically, for being more aggressive o...

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  • Jun 28
    Can I Sue for Emotional Distress After a Car Accident?

    If you have sustained injuries after a car accident, you can take legal action to seek compensation from liable parties for your injury-related losses. However, you might also begin to experience issues such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and other signs of emotional distress. The law allows you to sue for emotional distress as well. However, you need the help of a reputable injury law firm to assess the best way to recover financially for your emotional damage. Our trusted South Bend car accident lawyers hav...

  • Jun 21
    What Are The Car Accident Laws In Indiana?

    If you have been involved in a car accident in Indiana, the law allows you to recover damages if another negligent party caused the crash. However, it is important to understand how the car accident laws in Indiana work, as they can significantly affect the outcome of your claim. A South Bend car accident attorney from Blackburn Romey can evaluate your situation and advise on your rights and options under the law. Consult our team today for free if you have suffered injuries. Is Indiana a no-fault or at-fault state for car accidents? Indi...

  • Jun 19
    What Happens After a Car Accident With an Out-of-State Driver?

    Car accident claims are inherently stressful, but the complexity increases significantly when the other driver comes from out of state. This is because the laws where the accident occurred will typically govern the claim, and they might differ significantly from those in the driver's home state. If you’ve experienced a crash and injuries in Indiana, you need to consult a South Bend car accident lawyer who understands our state’s relevant laws. At Blackburn Romey, we will guide you through the claims process with an out-of-state driver. ...

  • Jun 13
    What is the Average Slip and Fall Settlement in Indiana?

    One of the major considerations in pursuing a slip and fall lawsuit is how much you might receive for a settlement. This is because you want to make sure you have financial stability after suffering costly injuries due to someone else's negligence. In Indiana, the average slip and fall settlement varies widely, depending on the circumstances of each case. A South Bend slip and fall accident attorney from Blackburn Romey can help determine what your claim is worth and what you might expect. What Is a Slip and Fall in Indiana? In Indiana, a...

  • May 28
    How Much Will Medicaid Take From My Settlement?

    Medical expenses form a substantial part of a personal injury settlement. As a result, Medicaid may hold a lien on a settlement if an injured victim obtained treatment using the state or federal-sponsored program. The medical lien allows Medicaid to claim a portion of your personal injury settlement to reimburse past or future medical expenses. The portion of settlement entitled to Medicaid could vary based on the state’s rules and the type of settlement you receive. A South Bend, IN, personal injury attorney can help you seek an injur...

  • May 21
    Suffered a Level 3 Dog Bite in Indiana?

    Many Indiana residents own dogs to enjoy their loyalty and companionship. Even so, dogs can be unpredictable and can bite others, which can result in physical scars, infections, trauma, and an inability to work. Dog experts recognize six levels of dog bites, with high levels causing a substantial impact on the victim’s health. Indiana dog bite laws allow injured victims to obtain compensation from the at-fault dog owner. A trusted South Bend, Indiana dog bite lawyer can help you understand your rights and how to obtain compensation. H...

  • May 16
    Can I Buy Insurance the Same Day as an Accident?

    Accidents happen all the time, necessitating auto insurance coverage. While many people acquire insurance to protect themselves after an accident, policyholders are often confused after an incident. Suppose you get into an accident the same day you purchased an insurance policy. In that case, you’re entitled to compensation and your insurance covers any accident that occurs after acquiring the insurance policy. However, buying insurance after the crash doesn’t help since auto insurance covers incidents that occur after the policy bec...

  • May 13
    Is Brake Checking Illegal in Indiana?

    Brake checking involves slamming brakes suddenly while driving in front of another vehicle. Most drivers brake check to make the unsuspecting driver apply their brakes or swerve out of the way to avoid accidents. Brake checking is irresponsible and dangerous and often causes varying types of accidents. Rear-end accidents are the most common consequence after a brake-checking incident. If the other driver tries to avoid a collision, they may swerve off the road and hit an object. Drivers who brake check others can be partially or fully at...

  • Apr 25
    Indiana Automotive Tint Law

    Automotive tinting laws in Indiana are meant to govern the darkness of tint and where it can be applied on vehicles. If you own a car, you need to understand Indiana's automotive tint laws to ensure compliance and avoid potential fines or penalties. At Blackburn Romey, we try our best to enlighten our clients and help them remain compliant with the current state law. Here, our attorneys explore the tint laws in Indiana and how they may impact you as a driver or vehicle owner. Understanding Indiana's Window Tint Law Indiana window tint law...