• Indiana Bicycle Laws to Know

      Riding a bicycle in the state of Indiana is more than hopping onto those two wheels and taking off. In fact, as a cyclist, you have laws that you must follow – some of which are the same as those ...

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    • 3 Tips for Effectively Sharing the Road with Bicyclists

      As more people are opting to use bicycles as an eco-friendly transportation option for getting to and from work, a fun way to exercise, or as a relaxing way to spend some time outdoors, you may have ...

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    • Protecting Pedestrians and Cyclists This Spring

      Spring is here and it’s time to pack away winter clothes and get ready for sunshine, flowers, and outdoor fun. For many, it’s also time to start walking or cycling to destinations instead of driving. ...

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    • Whiplash and Chronic Pain: Does That Qualify for Compensation?

      Whiplash injuries might sound minor, but for some accident victims they can lead to long-term chronic pain, headaches, difficulty sleeping, and ultimately affect their quality of life. If you have ...

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    • Can a Car Accident Lawsuit Be Reopened?

      You were seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident, and you settled with the insurance company privately or through a lawsuit. After everything, you realize that the compensation you received is ...

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    • The Importance of a Police Report after an Auto Accident

      After an automobile accident , you might think that you do not need to file a police report. However, if you may seek compensation later, that police report is one of the most valuable pieces of ...

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    • Can You Prove the Other Driver Was Distracted?

      Being aware of the dangers of distracted driving is only half the battle. Knowing how to deal with what happens after a distracted driving accident is an entirely different story. After all, you could ...

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    • Drowsy Driving Awareness Week: 5 Ways to Get Better Sleep

      The first week of November is Drowsy Driving Awareness Week. It is a time when the National Sleep Foundation teams up with other groups to bring awareness to the public about the growing issue of ...

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    • 5 Harsh Realities of Reckless Driving

      Every state has laws prohibiting reckless driving, but do you know what constitutes reckless driving? You might be surprised that everyday actions and habits behind the wheel could result in a ...

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    • Who Do You Report a Dog Attack To?

      Indiana Dog Attack Injury Attorneys Being bitten by a dog can be traumatic. The state of Indiana takes dog bites and vicious attacks seriously, and they have deployed several measures for helping ...

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    • Ultimate Guide to Dog Bite Laws in Indiana

      Indiana has enacted several laws over the years that impact how dog attacks and bites are handled. There are time limits for how long a victim must file a dog bite case too; therefore, it is important ...

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    • How to Spot Dangerous Dogs

      Even the gentlest breed or most loving family dog can turn without notice. However, most of the time, aggressive dogs give off signs that they are about to attack. Knowing what a dangerous dog looks ...

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  • DUI
    • Understanding DUI Civil Suits after an Accident

      Despite a reduction in drunk driving fatalities over the last decade, drunk driving remains a serious problem in Indiana and across the country, specifically around college and university communities, ...

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    • Drunk Driving Awareness

      Driving defensively has become a necessity in a world where traffic seems to increase daily and drivers have more and more distractions to take their attention off concentrating on the road. However, ...

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    • Do DUIs Increase During the Holidays?

      With the holiday season upon us, the amount of people traveling will increase as family and friends gather to celebrate. With more people on the road, and plenty of parties on the calendar, it means ...

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    • What are the Common Long-Term Medical Costs after a Serious Injury?

      The cost one incurs after a car accident or other serious incident can create a serious deficit in their finances. While they might have insurance that covers some of the medical costs, all insurance ...

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    • What is My Case Worth?

      In order to know if you have been offered a “reasonable” settlement by the insurance company, you need to know what your case is really worth. Few people who don’t work in the insurance industry or ...

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    • Who Will Pay My Medical Bills?

      Without a doubt, the primary concern of most people who come to our law office is how they are going to pay their bills. Even in the very best of circumstances, if you have health insurance and short ...

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    • 5 Advantages to Settling Your Case Out of Court

      A clear majority of personal injury cases are settled out of court. This is not a fad; instead, it is a strategic move. Settling out of court is beneficial for both parties, and it offers more ...

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    • Do You Pay Taxes on a Car Accident Settlement?

      In most cases, a personal injury settlement from a car accident is not taxable. However, that does not apply to all cases. Instead, it depends on the type of lawsuit settlement and the nature of the ...

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    • How Will a Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Case?

      While you might not put much thought into your past injuries, an insurance claims adjuster and defense attorney will hone in on them. Unfortunately, a new accident has the likelihood of aggravating a ...

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    • Don't Fall Victim to These Common Car Accident Claim Myths

      Car accidents are a common occurrence in the state of Indiana – and being involved in one is likely to happen at least once in your life. Sometimes, these accidents are minor fender benders with no ...

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    • Are Insurance Claims Adjusters Really On Your Side?

      It is a common question asked by injury victims. Unfortunately, by the time most victims ask this question, they have already spoken to their insurance claims adjuster more than necessary – and ...

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    • Personal Injury Claims and Insurance Adjusters: What You Need to Know

      After an accident, one of the first people you will talk to is an insurance claims adjuster – either from your own insurance or the other party’s insurance. The claims adjuster is not someone you will ...

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    • Essential Questions to Ask before Accepting a New Medication

      You go to the doctor complaining of symptoms. After a quick examination, you are handed a prescription. Before you leave, how much do you know about the prescription? Will there be side effects? How ...

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    • When Are Birth Defects Medical Malpractice?

      January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, and every year the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) try to raise awareness with expectant mothers and women around the world ...

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    • Common Mistakes in Medical Records that Harm Your Injury Case

      Medical record errors in your injury case could be detrimental to the outcome of your lawsuit. Sadly, it is a normal occurrence that medical records contain inaccurate or misleading information. ...

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    • The Effects of Amputation After a Personal Injury Accident

      Prosecutors in St. Louis have filed charges against a motorcyclist responsible for an accident that occurred early in the morning of September 4, 2015 on eastbound I-70. The accident occurred when the ...

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    • 3 Road Hazards that Cause Motorcycle Accidents

      Motorcycle accidents are common occurrences. While they are not as frequent as automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents are more likely to cause serious injury or death. Government statistics show ...

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    • Determining Responsibility After a Motorcycle and Pedestrian Accident in Indiana

      When a motorcycle accident takes place, determining fault can be a complex task, particularly if a pedestrian was injured. In most accidents involving pedestrians it is the pedestrian who is assumed ...

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    • Honda Fined Record $70 Million for Violating Federal Safety Law

      On January 8, 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that Honda had agreed to pay $70 million for violations of the nation’s TREAD Act. This amount represents more ...

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    • Protecting Your Loved One from Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

      Choosing a nursing home for your loved one can be difficult. With new homes opening regularly and established homes continuing to survive, there are more options now than ever before. However, how do ...

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    • Injuries to Children in Indianapolis

      Personal Injury Attorneys Compassionately Serving Indiana’s Children and Parents As children develop, it is natural that they will get into accidents. In some cases, accidents can be a learning ...

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    • Should Your Injury Attorney Have Courtroom Experience?

      Experienced Courtroom Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Indiana When you are looking at your options for a personal injury attorney, you have multiple factors to consider. One of the most important is ...

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    • 5 of the Biggest Slip and Fall Cases in History

      If you follow the news much, you might hear about injury cases against big companies, like your local grocery store. In fact, in November 2017, one Alabama man was awarded $7.5 million after falling ...

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    • Common Surgical Errors

      Going under the knife can make anyone nervous. Adding the possibility of surgical error in the process can compound matters. Though medical experts operate under a specific standard of care when ...

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    • Hoosier Parents: Has Your Child's School Scored A Touchdown Or Fumbled Big With Football Helmet Safety?

      Football season has (thankfully) begun for colleges and the NFL, as well as for middle schools and high schools across the country. Most people are well aware that America’s favorite sport is also one ...

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    • Premises Liability and Foreseeable Harm: How Does It Work?

      When you enter someone’s property, you have a reasonable expectation that you will not be injured while on that property. In support of that expectation, the law requires that the property owner ...

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    • Who is at Fault for a Product Malfunction?

      Sadly, there are many defective products on the market right this very minute. The only problem is, consumers, do not know about them yet. These products might injure a few – or dozens – before a ...

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    • Are Haunted Houses Liable for Injuries?

      Haunted houses are an appealing attraction for Halloween, but a legal nightmare for owners and attorneys. Each year, owners of these haunted houses must outdo themselves, which can mean ignoring ...

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    • Toy Selection Guidelines to Avoid Injuries this Holiday Season

      December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month, which is the perfect time to freshen up on toy safety – especially while you are shopping for Christmas presents this month. Safe Toys and Gifts Month was ...

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    • Liability in a Defective Motor Vehicle Case

      When an accident occurs because of a faulty component or defective vehicle as a whole, several legal theories of liability play a role in the case. Your attorney must decide which theory of liability ...

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    • What is Strict Liability?

      Strict liability happens when the defendant is liable for damages without fault. This often occurs in product liability claims. It differs from traditional negligence, because the burden of proof is ...

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    • Common Truck Maintenance Issues That Lead to Accidents

      Professional truck drivers and their companies want to protect motorists on the road from their semi-trucks, but they often neglect valuable maintenance that could save lives. Even a truck driver who ...

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    • Truck Violently Crashes Inside an Indiana Home

      In the early morning on Friday, March 4, 2016, a semi-truck crashed into a home near US 35 in Wayne County, Indiana, where a mother and her child were just getting out of bed. So violent was the crash ...

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    • Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

      Why do most trucking accidents occur? Is it driver error? Is mechanical failure to blame? Who is liable in a trucking accident? What rights do accident victims have? Sharing the road with 18-wheelers ...

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    • Workers' Compensation Issues to Watch in 2018

      Workers’ Comp Lawyers Serving Clients in Indiana Each year, workers’ compensation goes through changes that either positively or negatively affect workers that exercise their right to benefits. ...

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    • Can I Sue My Employer for My Work-Related Injury?

      Most workplace accidents and injuries fall under workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation, also referred to as workman’s comp, is a state-mandated insurance program that gives you ...

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    • The Four Most Common Causes of Construction Accidents

      Construction accidents are one of the most common types of personal injury accidents. They are especially problematic, since they often result in more severe injuries. According to the latest ...

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    • Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Indiana?

      Wrongful death can happen in numerous ways whether from a car accident, slip and fall, or medical error. Regardless of how it happens, losing a loved one is traumatic. It not only causes emotional ...

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    • Is a Wrongful Death Case Criminal or Civil?

      A wrongful death, technically, is any death that was not a person passing “naturally”. However, when it comes to the courts, the term “wrongful death” is reserved for civil cases. While a wrongful ...

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    • How is a Wrongful Death Claim Different than an Injury Claim in Indiana?

      Indiana has its laws that oversee wrongful death claims. These laws are found in the state’s statutes, and they dictate not only how a wrongful death claim is filed, but who qualifies, and the amount ...

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