Category Archives: Automobile Crash

I’ve Been Injured in a Car Crash, Do I Have To File a Case?

No.  In Indiana, you have two years from the date of the automobile crash to either settle your claim with the responsible party or their insurance company, or have a lawsuit filed against the responsible party.  If you do not reach a settlement or file a lawsuit within two years, your claim will be over. […]

What does it take to win a car crash claim?

You need 2 things: Liability: Did the other driver cause the crash?  Under Indiana law, you must show that the other driver is at least 50% responsible for the crash.  Liability is judged by whether that driver was acting reasonably in the operation of their vehicle.  As the victim, your actions will be evaluated to […]

How much automobile insurance should I have?

The answer is: as much as you can afford.  Indiana law requires drivers to have automobile insurance on their vehicles.  But the amount and types of insurance you get is up to you.  Here are the different types: Liability: this covers you when you cause a crash and injure someone and/or cause property damage.  The […]

How Much Does It Cost To Hire a Lawyer For My Injury Case?

Lawyers that handle injury cases usually accept those cases on a contingent fee basis.  The lawyer and the client agree that the lawyer will only be paid if the case is successful.  That means either the case reaches a settlement or the case proceeds to a trial and a verdict is returned in favor of […]

Can I negotiate my own insurance claim?

Let’s say you are involved in a car crash. Do you work with the insurance company to try to resolve your claim or do you hire a lawyer to help you? Well, it depends. The best advice I could give you is to talk to a lawyer. You very well may be able to resolve the claim […]

Involved in a Car Crash Without Insurance? Here’s What To Do

Whether or not a driver has insurance on their vehicle at the time of the crash has no bearing on who is responsible for the crash. Fault is determined by looking at the actions or inactions of the drivers. Driving without insurance may result in a driver’s license suspension, but it will be no factor […]