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Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Indiana

Published in Personal Injury on October 12, 2021.

A statute of limitations is a statute giving a certain period of time to file a legal claim. The time allotted depends on the type of claim. If you do not file your lawsuit within the timeframe specified under Indiana’s personal injury statute of limitations, you may be barred from pursuing your claim. Accordingly, it … continue reading

5 Tips when Hiring the Best Personal Injury Lawyer

Published in Personal Injury on September 24, 2021.

Nothing is more critical after an accident than your choice of a personal injury attorney. A good attorney can construct a solid case for compensation and negotiate a very favorable settlement. A good personal injury lawyer should also be prepared to go into court and defend your rights, if necessary. An inexperienced personal injury attorney, … continue reading

Common Car Accident Injuries

Published in Personal Injury on September 23, 2021.

When it comes to car accidents, even low-speed collisions have a chance of causing an injury. While many victims may notice their symptoms immediately following the accident, other injuries may not become apparent until days, weeks, or months later. Here are some of the most common car accident injuries that occur in collisions and the … continue reading

What Is the Average Personal Injury Settlement Amount?

Published in Personal Injury on September 23, 2021.

When pursuing a personal injury claim, many victims try to estimate the potential settlement amount of their case. Since every case is unique, it can be challenging to find an accurate calculation on your own. At Eskew Law, our personal injury attorneys can help identify the different aspects of your case that may affect your … continue reading

Understanding Indiana Car Accident Laws

Published in Personal Injury on July 29, 2020.

Understanding the Indiana car accident laws may help keep you out of legal trouble. This knowledge can also help you in the event that you or a loved one are involved in a motor vehicle collision. The experienced Indiana car accident attorneys of Eskew Law remind you to buckle up and practice safe driving habits … continue reading

Is Indiana a No-Fault State for Motor Vehicles?

Published in Personal Injury on May 12, 2020.

After being involved in a car accident, damages are assessed to determine who will pay for repairs. If the accident resulted in injuries, you might seek compensation from the other party. Each state follows its own rules. Some states have “no-fault” statutes, while others have fault rules. The State of Indiana is NOT a “no-fault” … continue reading

Elements of a Wrongful Death Case

Published in Personal Injury on January 30, 2020.

Wrongful death is when someone is killed because of someone else’s wrongful act or omission.  When a wrongful death occurs, the deceased person’s loved ones have the right to seek monetary compensation. The rules about who can bring a wrongful death claim and what kind of damages are available vary significantly from state to state. … continue reading

Common T-Bone Car Accident Injuries

Published in Personal Injury on January 30, 2020.

When one car crashes into the side of another car, it is commonly called a T-bone accident. This is also called a broadside or side-impact collision. Injuries resulting from these accidents can be serious. In fact, T-bone car accidents are one of the deadliest types of car accidents. If you or a loved one has … continue reading

When to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

Published in Personal Injury on November 29, 2019.

An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney Can Help with Your Insurance Claim If you’re facing injuries from a car accident due to the negligence of another driver, you have rights. You need to be sure to protect those rights. While compensation won’t take away your injuries, it will reduce your financial burden. After you get medical … continue reading

Hospital Liens, Health Insurance Subrogation Claims, and Personal Injury Settlements

Published in Personal Injury on May 23, 2019.

There is no doubt that being involved in an accident that results in personal injuries can be expensive. To be sure, healthcare costs alone often total into the tens of thousands of dollars, or even into the hundreds of thousands of dollars depending upon the severity of the injury. While these expenses may be covered … continue reading