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Can You Sue the Driver if You Were Injured as a Passenger in a Car Accident?

April 7, 2022 | Car Accidents

The last thing you expect if you are the passenger inside of a vehicle is that you will sustain injuries in a vehicle accident. However, accidents occur, and passengers are injured all the time. But can you file a lawsuit against the driver of the vehicle you were in if you sustained an injury in… read more

How Much Can a Car Accident Devalue Your Car?

March 15, 2022 | Car Accidents

Being involved in a vehicle accident is a serious matter, one that you have to deal with right away so that you have transportation. It is crucial to work with insurance carriers to recover compensation for your medical bills and property damage expenses. However, even after repairs take place, will the market value of your… read more

What are the Consequences of Texting and Driving in Indiana?

March 7, 2022 | Car Accidents

Vehicle accidents occur in a wide variety of ways, including distracted driving. There are various ways that drivers can be distracted in Indiana, including texting while behind the wheel. Here, we want to review the dangers of texting and driving in Indiana. In particular, we want to look at distracted driving accident statistics as well… read more

How is Pain and Suffering Calculated?

February 23, 2022 | Personal Injury

Individuals who sustain injuries as a result of the actions of others should be able to recover compensation for their losses. Some of the compensation available falls under the blanket of “non-economic” damages. We often refer to these as pain and suffering damages, and these are more immeasurable than calculable types of losses such as… read more

What is an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury?

February 15, 2022 | Brain and Spinal Injury

Spinal cord injuries can be devastating, but not all spinal cord injuries are exactly alike. At a broad level, spinal cord trauma can be placed into two main categories – complete spinal cord injuries and incomplete spinal cord injuries. Here, we want to briefly describe what a complete spinal cord injury is and then delve… read more

What is Included in Attorney/Client Privilege?

January 28, 2022 | Personal Injury

The well-known phrase “attorney-client privilege” refers to a legal privilege that helps keep confidential communications between a client and their attorney secret. There are various reasons why attorney-client privilege is important to a functioning judicial system. It is important to understand what is included in attorney-client privilege and what is not included under these privileges…. read more

What is Alternative Dispute Resolution?

January 12, 2022 | Personal Injury

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is also commonly referred to as external dispute resolution. This typically involves a range of dispute resolution processes or techniques that plaintiffs and defendants can use to settle disagreements. The ultimate goal of alternative dispute resolution methods is to avoid the costly process of taking a claim all the way to… read more

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 a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

November 27, 2021 | Personal Injury

Yes, a pre-existing injury can affect your personal injury claim. However, that does not mean that you are not able to fight back in these situations. If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of someone else and the other side tries to use a pre-existing… read more