Blog - Car Accidents
Driving in Unfavorable Weather Conditions
According to AAA, adverse weather and/or roadway conditions account for approximately 21 percent of traffic accidents each year. Annually, almost 1.2 million traffic accidents are blamed on weather and/or road conditions. Because of traffic accidents related to road conditions and weather, roughly 425,103 people are injured, and 5,137 people die each year. Whatever term you … Continued
Do I Pay Tax on My Car Accident Settlement in Indiana?
When you are injured in a car accident, you suffer a variety of economic and non-economic damages. Under Indiana’s personal injury laws, you are entitled to recover compensation from another party if that party was negligent in causing your injury. For instance, if another driver fails to yield the right of way, rear-ends your vehicle, … Continued
Car Accidents: Why You Need a Police Report
It happens in the blink of an eye. You are running errands, taking the children to school, or going to work. Your thoughts are on the day ahead of you or what you need to do when you get home when suddenly another driver crashes into your vehicle. Many people are in shock in the … Continued
What To Do When the Other Driver Has No Insurance
Indiana law requires that drivers purchase minimum liability insurance coverage for the vehicle they operate. The current Indiana minimum liability insurance requirements are: $25,000 for bodily injury or death to one person $50,000 for bodily injury or death to more than one person $25,000 in property damage coverage Even though Indiana law requires every motor … Continued
What If I Have Whiplash After a Car Accident?
Are you experiencing chronic neck pain after a car accident? Does the pain in your neck prevent you from working or performing normal daily tasks? Have you wondered if you should file a personal injury lawsuit for whiplash? Is there compensation available for your medical bills, lost wages, and suffering? You may have grounds for … Continued
How Can I Get Treatment After an Accident If I Don’t Have Insurance?
One of the most expensive items after a car accident is the cost of medical care. Medical expenses can quickly add into the tens of thousands of dollars to an injury. For severe injuries, medical costs could go well over a hundred thousand dollars. Paying medical costs after a car accident can be extremely difficult, … Continued