Blog - Car Accidents
What Can Happen If You Don’t Have Underinsured Motorist Coverage
Every state in the country has minimum automobile insurance requirements. In Indiana, every driver is required to have the following insurance coverage: $25,000 in bodily injury coverage for one person $50,000 for bodily injury coverage for two or more people $10,000 in property damage coverage If a driver operates a vehicle without the minimum insurance … Continued
How Does the “Damages and Compensation Formula” Work?
If you have been injured in an accident, you suffer several types of damages, including physical injuries, property damage, financial loss, and non-economic damages. Non-economic damages are commonly referred to as “pain and suffering” damages. Pain and suffering damages are the most difficult type of damages to calculate because there is not an invoice or … Continued
What Happens When You’re in a Road Construction Accident
Road construction is a necessary evil that driver must cope with to improve driving conditions. State and local authorities must work on the roads to maintain roads and improve roads for all drivers. Unfortunately, construction and maintenance usually take place during daylight hours when traffic is heavy. Maintenance and construction can create traffic jams and … Continued
How Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits Work in Indiana
According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCSC), there are approximately 17,000 new spinal cord injury (SCI) cases each year in the United States. This number does not include the number of individuals who suffer a SCI in a fatal accident. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries (38 … Continued
Are Bars Held Accountable For Drunk Driving Accidents?
Drunk driving is a problem in Indiana and throughout the United States, especially during the holiday season. During 2013, accidents caused by alcohol-impaired drivers resulted in 2,044 injuries and 124 deaths. One source reports that two to three times more people are killed in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. With … Continued
How to Drive Safely Through the Snow
Are you ready for winter driving? When we were children, we prayed for snow. Light, fluffy, white happiness. As adults, we know what a pain it can be to deal with a snowstorm. Life does not stop because it snows. We may be able to put off some tasks, but we cannot put off driving … Continued