What Is the Average Settlement for Truck Accidents in Indiana?
Published in Personal Injury on December 7, 2023.
Accidents involving large trucks pose a significant traffic safety problem throughout the country. However, the Indiana University Public Policy Institute notes that traffic fatality rates have risen recently. In addition to the immediate physical, psychological, and financial consequences of a large truck accident, Indiana accidents often come with various long-term collateral consequences. Together these repercussions … continue reading
How Much Will I Get for Pain and Suffering from a Car Accident in Indiana?
Published in Personal Injury on December 1, 2023.
When a negligent driver causes an accident, victims may be entitled to compensation for their accident-related expenses. In many cases, this includes pain and suffering damages. The amount you could get for pain and suffering from a car accident in Indiana depends on several factors. However, in general, Indiana auto accident victims can experience myriad … continue reading
How to File an Auto Accident Claim with USPS in Indiana
Published in Personal Injury on May 31, 2023.
If you were hit by a USPS mail truck, you might wonder how to file an auto accident claim with the USPS in Indiana. Under the Federal Tort Claims Act, you must first file a timely tort claim prior to filing a lawsuit against a federal employee that injured you. Under federal law, you file … continue reading
What Happens After Someone Dies in a Car Accident in Indiana?
Published in Personal Injury on May 24, 2023.
If you lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident, you might have questions about what happens after someone dies in a car accident in Indiana. Indiana law allows the personal representative of the adult who died to bring a wrongful death lawsuit to recover damages. Sometimes, a parent or guardian may file a … continue reading
What Is the Average Settlement for Motorcycle Accidents in Indiana?
Published in Personal Injury on April 26, 2023.
In 2020, nearly 83,000 motorcyclists were injured in accidents. Motorcycle accidents are some of the most devastating accidents that can take place on the roadway. By design, motorcycles lack the protection and safety mechanisms of a car. Because of this, even a minor accident can result in severe injuries and death. If you or someone … continue reading
What Damages Can I Recover for a Motorcycle Accident in Indiana?
Published in Personal Injury on January 25, 2023.
Most motorcycle riders understand the inherent dangers of riding a motorcycle. However, despite driving courses, defensive driving techniques, and taking extra precautions, accidents still happen. Because motorcycles don’t offer the same amount of protection a car or truck does, accidents can be devastating. At best, the motorcycle will be damaged, but anything worse than that … continue reading
Who Can Be Held Liable in a Truck Accident?
Published in Personal Injury on January 18, 2023.
After being in a truck accident, you might want to seek financial compensation to help you recover from your injuries and losses. Determining fault and negligence might be straightforward if you were hit by a privately-owned passenger vehicle. But if a semi-truck hit you, who is liable for your damages might not be so clear. … continue reading
What To Do After a Truck Accident
Published in Personal Injury on January 11, 2023.
There is no way to know how you will react after a truck accident. Adrenaline is pumping, tensions are probably high, and it is unlikely anyone is in a clear state of mind. However, knowing what to do after a truck crash is vital to ensuring you can make a case for maximum compensation. Steps … continue reading
Should I Sign an Auto Accident Release Form or Authorization After an Accident?
Published in Personal Injury on January 21, 2022.
The process of dealing with another driver’s insurance company after an Indiana car accident is critical to obtaining fair compensation. Unfortunately, many accident victims are unfamiliar with this process. This can lead them to make understandable mistakes that can have grave consequences on the outcome of their claim. Thus, it is important to understand how … continue reading
Indiana’s “No Pay, No Play” Car Insurance Statute
Published in Personal Injury on January 17, 2022.
Almost every state in the country requires drivers to maintain some amount of car insurance. Indiana is no exception. In fact, if you are caught driving without insurance, Indiana police can issue you a ticket. Not only that, but drivers who have a history of driving without insurance may not be able to collect non-economic … continue reading