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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  • Mar 28
    What Happened to Blackburn & Green?

    Blackburn & Green was a law firm that helped injured clients in Indiana for many years, though as of December 31, 2021, the partners decided to go separate ways and dissolve the firm. If you are seeking injury representation from a trusted name, you should now reach out to the newly established personal injury firm of Blackburn Romey.   What Happened to Blackburn & Green? The Blackburn & Green Partnership was dissolved as of 12/31/21.  As of 1/1/22, Tom Blackburn opened the Blackburn Romey law firm with former Blackburn ...

  • Mar 23
    A Wrongful Act May Be Both a Crime and a Tort

    A crime occurs when a person violates the law for which he or she faces criminal consequences. An example would be someone driving under the influence of alcohol above the legal limit (DUI) regardless of whether they cause a car accident. A tort, on the other hand, is a “wrong” or “wrongful conduct” for which those wronged seek legal remedy in civil court. An example would be committing a homicide which gives ground for a wrongful death lawsuit.  If you believe you might have an injury case when someone committed a wrongful act, sp...

  • Mar 18
    What Is Reckless Driving under Indiana Law?

    Many car accidents happen due to driver error, as everyone makes mistakes on the road at some point. However, some crashes happen because of more concerning driver conduct - some people go beyond making mistakes and drive in a reckless manner.  In Indiana, reckless driving encompasses many types of driving behaviors that put a driver and others on the road in danger. While reckless drivers might face criminal penalties, they should also face civil liability for any injuries and losses they cause to others.  If a reckless driver caused ...

  • Mar 14
    Where Can’t You Park Legally in Indiana?

    When you park in a standard space in a parking lot at work or the grocery store, or in your own garage or driveway, you know you are within the limits of the law. However, there are situations in which parking is more complicated and might violate the law.  Prohibited parking locations under Indiana law: On a sidewalk or with your tires on a curb (including parking over a sidewalk that crosses a driveway Blocking a commercial or residential driveway Double parked with another vehicle Facing the wrong direction (against traffic)...

  • Feb 7
    What If Someone Hits You Without Insurance?

    You may have been struck by a negligent driver and subsequently learned that the driver did not have automobile insurance. Health insurance will likely cover medical expenses, but your health insurance policy will not cover lost wages, future lost earnings, or automobile repair bills. A health insurance policy will also not compensate you for the pain and suffering you endured as a result of the accident. Contact Blackburn Romey to schedule a free consultation during which we can discuss the facts of your case. Our attorneys have experience...

  • Jan 28
    What Are The Steps To Take After A Motorcycle Accident?

    Motorcycle accidents often result in catastrophic injuries. Motorcyclists are not protected by any barrier and therefore suffer severe injuries when they are involved in a motor vehicle collision with an automobile. The first step any motorcyclist should take after a motor vehicle accident is to seek immediate medical treatment. Your injuries may not be noticeable immediately after a crash, but it is imperative that you seek medical treatment as soon as possible. Blackburn Romey Motorcycle Attorneys have experience representing motorcycl...

  • Jan 14
    Will Seat Belts Make School Buses Safer?

    The high seats on school buses are designed to absorb the impact of a motor vehicle collision. These design features are installed on buses to offset the risks associated with passengers not wearing safety belts. One reason safety belts are not mandated across all school districts is the high cost of adding seat belts to school buses. While some people believe adding seat belts to school buses would save lives, many school districts believe that seatbelts are an unnecessary cost that may actually harm students in the long run. These distric...

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