Tag Archive: Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorneys

Bulky Coats and Kids Car Seats can be a Dangerous Combination

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



12 Rules to Live By In The New Year

I am an attorney.  I represent injured Hoosier exclusively.  I represent Hoosiers with serious personal injury and families dealing with wrongful death arising out of car crashes, drunk driving accidents, construction accidents, semi tractor trailer collisions.  I represent those who suffer broken bones, spinal cord injuries, paraplegia, quadriplegia, brain injury and more.  I represent people before the Social Security Administration.  I tell you all this in order to share with you 11 great suggestions to help us all get along and avoid causing harm to others.  I did not make these suggestions up, I just think they are a good... View Article



Police Reports and Accidents

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



Highway Construction Zone Safety

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



I Have a Personal Injury and It Was Not My Fault

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



Serious Personal Injury and Top Rated Lawyers

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



Merry Christmas and Holiday Cheer (Please don’t be a Drunk Driver)

Last night my wife’s family had their annual Cousins Christmas party.  I really like my wife’s family and thoroughly enjoyed catching up with the 70 or so that could make it.  My heart was full and my cup runneth over.  This is the meaning of Christmas for me.  So, I want to take this time to thank all Hoosiers who chose not to drink and drive last night.  Not one drunk driver threatened to cause the wrongful death of my wife’s family.  My wee little cousins avoided serious personal injury to sleep peacefully in their beds.  Their parents, some of... View Article



5 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

When you are involved in an accident, there are many things to deal with. You may be so focused on your own recovery and hiring a personal injury attorney might be the last thing on your mind. However, there are five reasons why retaining the services of a competent injury lawyer should be at the top of your list. An Attorney Knows What You Are Entitled To Receive Each case warrants a different settlement amount, based on the jurisdiction and type of case. An attorney knows best what you are entitled to receive for your claim. It is important to have an attorney... View Article



Injury Attorney thinks a Torn Rotattor Cuff is a Very Serious Personal injury

The shoulder is miraculous.  It is the only joint in the human body which rotates a full three hundred and sixty degrees.  The miracle of this joint is, and I am not a doctor so forgive my layman’s terms, it is two bones held together by a series of muscles and tendons but is strong enough, in some cases to allow a person to lift several hundred pounds over their head.  It is versatile enough to allow a person to eith reach across their body to grab the seat belt, or to reach backwards to grab that same seat belt,... View Article



Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorney Discusses School Bus Safety Tips

Schools are back in session throughout central Indiana. Thousands of children are traveling across the metro area in the morning and afternoon, to get from home to school and back again. If you are driving during peak school zone times, you should be watching for school buses. You should also know what to do, to keep children safe and keep out of legal trouble. Know What to Look For There are several things you should be watching for. First, look for signs along the roadway that signal school bus stops. Signs near schools will also signal school bus loading and... View Article



Drinking and Driving Factor in Fatal Indianapolis Auto Accident

Last week, Paige Byers, a 22 year old woman from Noblesville, was arrested for her actions on August 9. Ms. Byers is accused of causing a crash that ended in two fatalities. David Foster and Whitney Miller were killed when the vehicle driven by Ms. Byers crashed into them head on in Indianapolis. The crash was so severe that both individuals were pronounced dead on scene. Investigators believe that Ms. Byers was intoxicated at the time of the crash. As a result, Ms. Byers now faces some serious legal charges, including two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing... View Article