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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  • Oct 27
    Indiana Statute of Limitations

    Personal injury law provides many rights for victims of accidental injuries that were the fault of another party, such as from a car accident. Victims can file lawsuits when necessary to seek compensation from the parties liable for their injuries.  However, the law also places limitations on a victim’s right to take legal action. One limitation comes in the form of a deadline for filing a lawsuit, which is called a statute of limitations. Each state has its own statute setting out these time limits, and Indiana has specific laws that go...

  • Oct 22
    Dog Parks in Lafayette, IN

    You and your pooch love a good dog park, and if you are in or near Lafayette, Indiana, you’re in the right place – we’ve got some great options for you. Whether your four-legged best friend wants to run off that extra energy, socialize with other pups, or both, there’s sure to be a dog park near you that fits the bill.  If you are at a dog park - or anywhere else - and suffer injuries from a dog bite, be sure to reach out to a Lafayette dog bite attorney who can help.   1. Shamrock Dog Park   Shamrock Dog Park is run by...

  • Oct 20
    Driving On Icy Roads

    Weather conditions can make driving very dangerous. One of the most dangerous conditions involves driving on icy roads. They are one of the most unsuspecting threats you may face during the winter. The ice on the road is not always noticeable. You won’t notice it until you’ve lost the traction in your tires. If you suffer an injury on icy roads because of someone else, be sure to speak to a car accident attorney from Blackburn Romey as soon as possible.   What Is Black Ice? Black ice is hidden ice that has frozen on the road. In ...

  • Oct 10
    Chicago vs. Indianapolis: Which City is Safest to Drive?

    Chicago and Indianapolis are both highly populated, busy cities. Both have their pros and cons, but which is the safest city to drive? Of course, there are many factors involved and statistics to look at when making this determination. We’ve gathered them here so you can draw your own conclusions. However, if you are involved in a motor vehicle accident in either of these cities, it will suddenly become the most dangerous to drive to you.    Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Data by State  When comparing the traffic safety of the two ...

  • Oct 10
    Head-On Collisions Are Deadly At High Speeds

    If you ask most drivers, they prefer not to be in car accidents at all. But if you were involved in a car accident, one of the worst ones that you can be in is a head-on collision. A head-on collision is a car accident in which one car crashes head-first into another, traveling in opposite directions. The faster one or both cars travel, the more deadly it will be for all involved. Discuss your injuries with a car accident attorney from Blackburn Romey today.   What makes head-on collisions so dangerous? The force from a head-on colli...

  • Sep 15
    Riding a Motorcycle in Snow

    Our region gets plenty of snow and ice every year. But, if you follow the tips highlighted below, you can ride your motorcycle more safely when snow hits the ground.  However, riding your bike safely doesn’t matter if another driver negligently hits you in a motorcycle accident. Reckless and distracted drivers injure many Indiana motorcyclists. If that happens to you, the personal injury attorneys at Blackburn Romey can help.   Understand Winter Risks Being safe on your bike in the winter means understanding the risks. Some of ...

  • Sep 8
    Construction Zone Signage Can Cause Car Accidents

    There is always plenty of road construction in Indiana. Road construction can be difficult and frustrating, especially when several lanes are closed. Many accidents may be due to other drivers, but sometimes construction zone signage is to blame.  Find out below about how construction zone signage causes many car accidents.  If you were injured in a construction zone accident, you could be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Contact car accident attorneys at the law firm of Blackburn Rom...

  • 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...