Posts for Accident Lawyers
Winter weather conditions pose additional problems for parents when it comes to securing their kids into car seats. The warm, but bulky, winter coats that keep kids warm can pose a life-threatening hazard if you try to buckle your child into their car seat while wearing those coats. The problem is that bulky coats can compress and allow the child to be ejected from their safety harness during an accident. When parents adjust the child safety seat harness to allow more room to accommodate the bulky winter coats, it can endanger their child. The webbing must fit snugly against the... View Article
The saying that a picture is worth a thousand words is painfully self evident if a person is seriously injured by a drunk driver or overly tired truck driver.
If you are in a collision and you are injured we advise against giving a statement to the at fault driver’s insurance company. Why, you ask. You are going to tell the truth and everyone will agree that it is the other driver’s fault, so what is the harm. Let’s take it one step at a time. First, the police have already performed an investigation and more likely than not have taken a statement from you. The insurance company for the at fault driver has access to the police report. Therefore, they already have a statement from you. Therefore, what... View Article
In our line of work, representing seriously injured people as a result of car crashes, semi tractor-trailer accidents and drunk driving accidents, we rely heavily upon an investigating officers report to start our investigation into the facts of the car collision. We do not rely exclusively upon the report because we want to speak directly with the witnesses and obtain recorded statements about how the auto accident occurred. We also want to get out to the scene of the collision as soon as possible before the physical evidence is worn away by the weather. Nothing is as important to a... View Article
You are on your way home when a light flashes in front of you and then the lights go out. You wake up in the hospital with broken bones, or a spinal cord injury or you have other life threatening injuries. Your family tells you that you were hit by a drunk driver. The family car is a total loss. They had to cut you out of it and everyone was worried you were not going to make it. The family also tells you that the drunk driver doesn’t have any insurance that will cover your medical bills, lost wages... View Article
You are driving home after a pleasant day with family and friends. You approach an intersection and wham, you are spinning with an explosion like a gun shot in your ears. You have just been the victim of a car crash. You can’t see because the airbag is wrapped around your face. Your are disoriented and in shock. You are not sure if your spouse, in the passenger seat is okay and you are not sure if your kids are ok in the back seat. You do not even know if you are ok. Your world is just not predictable... View Article
When there is construction on Indiana roads or highways, driving can become hazardous. Even when roads are well-marked, you must rely on other drivers to also pay attention and drive with due caution to avoid accidents. You may also be exposed to unforeseen dangers from loose debris, nails, potholes and sudden stops. As a recent fatal accident on I-65 demonstrates, Construction Zone Safety is an issue for all drivers. Penalties for offending drivers range from fines and loss of license privileges to jail time. Indianapolis Accident Attorneys Highway safety is an area of Personal Injury Law that our firm deals... View Article
Your observations and pictures may be the difference between someone injured by another's fault to be able to prove their case and obtain justice.
You are in a car crash. Your were hit by a drunk driver. You were is a semi tractor Trailer collision. You were hurt at a construction site. What do you do? Your body has been injured. It might be a back injury. It might be a broken bone. It might be a brain injury or a spinal cord injury. What do you do. Your spouse or loved one or friend died as a result of their injuries from the crash, what do you do? You can’t work and the bills are piling up, what do you do? If you... View Article
What is a statute of limitations? A statute of limitations is an artificial limit on your right to pursue a claim for serious personal injury and/or wrongful death created by statute. In this blog we are only discussing the statute of limitations for the following events causing injury: Automobile accidents, semi tractor- trailer collisions, drunk driving accidents, slip and fall injuries and construction injuries. The statute of limitations for each of these serious personal injury causing events in Indiana is Two years from the date of the event. So what does all this mumbo-jumbo mean? It means that you have... View Article
There are a lot of Injury lawyers out there. How do you know who you can trust? Do a little homework. Ask are they Board Certified. This is a distinction based on experience with jury trials and passing rigorous tests that separate the best from the rest. Look to what is their rating on Martindale Hubble. This is a peer reviewed rating service. It is not a popularity contest. Make sure the lawyer is AV rated. That is the top rating. Look to what the Attorney’s rating is on AVVO. 10 is the tops. Demand the tops. Advertising is a... View Article
Auto accident, Semi Tractor-Trailer Collision- The importance of a rapid and in depth Scene Investigation
Did you know that most cars and semi tractor-trailers carry a little black box that records data about a collision when one occurs? Did you know that many semi tractor-trailers have on board cameras that record not only what is going on outside the vehicle but also what is going on inside the vehicle. For these reasons it is vital that your family contact a qualified attorney, experienced in reconstructing car wrecks, drunk driving crashes, and semi tractor-trailer wrecks when the passengers suffer serious personal injury. The actions of the owner of the vehicle can cause recording devices to erase... View Article