What are the Penalties for a DUI in Indiana?
March 15, 2021 | DUI Accidents,Personal Injury
Most people understand that operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is against the law. DUI charges are one of the offenses that can affect so many aspects of a person’s life, particularly because they could be stripped of their ability to drive in the future. Our vehicles and our license… read more
March 5, 2021 | Personal Injury
Spinal cord injuries are typically classified as “catastrophic injuries.” Our spinal cords are essentially the control center for our bodies. When an injury affects the spinal cord, the results are often devastating for the victim. However, not all spinal cord injuries are exactly alike. Here, we want to discuss the types of spinal cord injuries… 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
What is Included in a Personal Injury Settlement?
January 15, 2021 | Personal Injury
If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the negligent or wrongful actions of another individual, business, or entity, you may be entitled to compensation through a personal injury settlement. Personal injury claims are typically resolved in one of two ways – either through a settlement with an insurance carrier or… read more
Can A Pedestrian Be At-Fault for an Accident?
December 15, 2020 | Blog,Pedestrian Accidents,Personal Injury
Pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable when they are in or around the roadways. Unfortunately, there are times when pedestrian versus vehicle crashes occur and cause severe injuries. Pedestrians are much more vulnerable to sustaining significant injuries in the event an accident occurs. Unfortunately, the information provided by the Indiana University Public Policy Institute (IUPPI) shows us… 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
How we are Handling Current & Prospective Cases During COVID-19
Due to the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are taking a different approach to contact our current and prospective clients. However, our focus to help those in need remains the same. Remote Help The team at Fountain Law Firm wants to assure both current and prospective clients that we are still working hard to represent… 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
Injured in an Accident Without Car Insurance
January 15, 2020 | Car Accidents,Personal Injury
Getting into a car accident can be a scary experience. The aftermath of an accident can be incredibly confusing, especially when you are dealing with property damage or any injuries. However, what happens if you were involved in a car accident and did not have insurance? At Fountain Law Firm, we want to discuss this… read more