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Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Indiana

Published in Personal Injury on May 12, 2020.

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, you may be barred from pursuing your claim. Accordingly, it is extremely important that your claim is … 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. What Causes Side Impact Collision Injuries? T-bone … 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

What Is the Average Car Accident Settlement in Indianapolis?

Published in Personal Injury on May 23, 2019.

Motor vehicle accidents aren’t just traumatizing, but expensive, too. Indeed, from medical expenses to property damage expenses to lost wages to legal expenses and more, you may be looking at costs totaling thousands of dollars, if not tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. In order to seek compensation for these expenses and your damages, … continue reading

Elements of a Premises Liability Claim

Published in Personal Injury on April 10, 2019.

Property owners owe certain duties to people who visit their land, and any failure to exercise proper care could make the landowner liable in a premises liability claim. At Eskew Law, we have helped many people who have slipped and fallen or been injured in other ways at businesses and on private property. To bring … continue reading

What is a Personal Injury Claim?

Published in Personal Injury on April 9, 2019.

Accidents happen, and when they do someone usually gets hurt. At Eskew Law, we are experienced personal injury lawyers who have been helping people receive compensation for decades. One question many of our clients have is, “What is a personal injury claim?” Put simply, personal injury is an area of law that deals with injuries … continue reading

What to Do after a Hit and Run in Indianapolis

Published in Personal Injury on April 3, 2019.

As a leading car accident law firm, we routinely receive emails and phone calls from people stating, “I was involved in a hit and run accident, what now?” This question is perfectly reasonable. After a hit and run, you probably are quite shaken up and don’t know what to do. Fortunately, there are steps you … continue reading