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 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
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
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 is Comparative Negligence?
August 17, 2021 | Personal Injury
If a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, the at-fault party in these cases will often put up various defenses in order to avoid paying full compensation. One of these defenses is to… read more
Do I Still Have a Claim if I am Partially Responsible for the Accident?
August 5, 2021 | Personal Injury
If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of someone else, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, what happens if you are partially responsible for causing the accident? Indiana operates under what is called a “modified comparative negligence” system. This means… read more
What is the Difference Between DUI and DWI?
May 24, 2021 | DUI Accidents,Personal Injury
One thing that most people can agree on is that driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is not a good thing. Driving while impaired by any substance is incredibly dangerous, though we know there are people that drive impaired on a regular basis throughout the state of Indiana. However, there are various ways… read more
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