Category: Car Accidents

Who is Liable in a Chain-Reaction Car Accident?

December 28, 2021 | Car Accidents

Determining liability after any type of vehicle accident can be challenging. However, this is particularly true for chain-reaction collisions. Here, we want to properly define a chain-reaction collision and discuss who may hold liability when one of these types of crashes occurs. It is crucial for those harmed due to the negligence of others to… read more

How Does the Car Accident Settlement Process Work?

December 17, 2021 | Car Accidents

Getting into a vehicle accident can be a chaotic experience, particularly in the days and weeks that follow the incident. As you are working to secure compensation for your injuries and property damage expenses, the process can seem daunting. Here, we want to discuss how most car accidents settlement cases proceed forward, from the initial… read more

Can I Still Get Compensation if My Health Insurance Paid for My Injuries?

October 25, 2021 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury

If you sustain an injury caused by the actions of another individual or entity in Indiana, the number one priority has to be securing compensation for your medical bills. After all, your medical treatment cannot wait for an insurance settlement to come in from the at-fault party. Often, individuals have to rely on their personal… read more

What Factors Can Affect the Value in a Car Accident Claim?

September 30, 2021 | Car Accidents

Vehicle accident claims can become incredibly complicated in Indiana. Anytime a person sustains an injury in an accident caused by the actions of another driver, they should be able to recover various types of compensation. However, the total amount of compensation available in these situations will vary depending on several factors. Here, we want to… read more

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Indiana?

September 15, 2021 | Car Accidents

Lane splitting is a term used to describe motorcyclists riding down the centerline of two lanes of traffic going in the same direction. Currently, lane splitting is only legal in the state of California. This is not a legal driving action in Indiana. Here, we want to discuss lane splitting. In particular, we want to… read more

What are the Consequences for Driving Without Insurance?

May 13, 2021 | Car Accidents

Most people understand that they have to have a current driver’s license and insurance in order to operate a vehicle in the state of Indiana. However, there are times when individuals choose to operate without insurance. Individuals could face significant penalties for driving without insurance, including major fines, license suspension, and the requirement to obtain… read more

Am I Liable for a Car Accident if Someone Else Was Driving My Car?

February 10, 2021 | Car Accidents

Getting into a vehicle accident is a scary and terrifying experience for everybody involved. One of the most crucial aspects of the aftermath of a car accident is determining liability so insurance carriers can provide settlements. But what happens if somebody else causes an accident while driving your vehicle? Could you be held liable for… read more

How is Fault Determined in a Multi-Car Accident?

November 23, 2020 | Car Accidents

Vehicle accidents can be scary and confusing, particularly when there are more than two vehicles involved. These cases can become complex, and determining fault in a multi-car accident involves gathering any available evidence and negotiating with multiple insurance carriers or legal teams. Comparative Negligence Laws Indiana operates under what is known as a “comparative negligence”… read more

The Dangers Of Medical Authorizations And Release Of Liability Documents

March 23, 2020 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury

In the aftermath of sustaining an injury, and when there is the possibility of an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit, injury victims need to take steps to protect themselves. Soon after an accident that involved an injury, the injured party will receive various documents from the at-fault party’s insurance carrier. Amongst this paperwork… read more

How a Police Report Can Help Your Claim

March 20, 2020 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury

Getting involved in a car accident can be a scary and confusing experience. If you get into a car accident, one of the first steps you can take, after being certain that you or any other party receive immediate medical care, is to call the police and ensure a report is completed. In the state… read more