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sore after a car accident

Approximately 3 million Americans a year are injured in car accidents. Injuries can range from minor bruises and scrapes on up to devastating head trauma or other injuries that leave the victim disabled for life. It’s common for people to walk away from a car accident mistakenly believing they were not injured….

A dog bites a stranger's arm in Indiana.

According to data published by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA), Hoosiers love dogs. Approximately 49 percent of households in the state report owning a dog, meaning Indiana has the sixth-highest percentage of dog owners in the U.S. Unfortunately, canine lovers know that even well-trained dogs sometimes bite or otherwise…

Male driver suffering head injuries from car accident in the road.

Car accidents can lead to settlements ranging from a few thousand dollars to a few million dollars. No attorney can tell you what the “average settlement” is because of the unique circumstances of each accident. Each accident settlement reflects the specific details of the claim it resolves.  An Indiana car…

Left-turn car accident in the road

The driver who executes an unsafe left turn is usually at fault for a subsequent collision. However, other parties may be at fault for an Indiana left-turn accident, depending on the particular circumstances at play. This could include the oncoming driver, other road users, or even government bodies. Are There…

Injured woman from car accident on crutches

To recover lost income after a car accident, you’ll need to prove that someone else caused the accident and that your resulting injuries prevented you from working. You’ll likely need evidence like witness testimony, doctor’s notes, pay slips, and correspondence with your HR department.  Determining which documents to assemble and…

Drivers involved in car accident exchanging contact details.

Indiana’s No-Pay, No-Play law does not allow uninsured drivers to get non-economic damages from the at-fault driver’s insurance company. This statute applies only to uninsured drivers who have previously received citations for driving without insurance. Drivers who carry Indiana’s required levels of insurance, as well as those with no history…

Construction worker putting sign on the road under repair.

Car accidents that happen in construction zones can be especially devastating due to hazardous materials and equipment, limited room for avoiding collisions, and vulnerable construction workers. To prevent accidents, lower speed limits are strictly enforced in construction zones. However, many drivers ignore this regulation, risking the safety of everyone in…

Parking mopeds of different colors.

Many people in Indiana enjoy riding mopeds due to their small size and ease of use. However, all riders must follow specific laws for mopeds. Indiana law requires that moped drivers be at least 15, have a valid driver’s license or ID, and not go over 35 miles per hour….

Male pedestrian got hit and run by red car.

If you’ve been hit by a driver who fled the scene, you should report the crash to the police and provide any identifying details about the hit-and-run driver and their vehicle (license plate number, make, model, color, etc.), make notes about what you can remember, and seek medical attention. Next,…