Category Archives: Insurance Claims

Comprehensive Insurance vs. Collision Insurance: What’s The Difference?

Comprehensive Insurance vs. Collision Insurance What’s The Difference

Navigating the world of insurance coverage can be daunting, especially when it comes to protecting yourself and your vehicle in the event of an accident or other unforeseen circumstances. At Wyant Law, we understand the importance of having the right insurance coverage to safeguard your financial well-being in the face of unexpected events. In Indiana, […]

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 […]

Can You Guarantee the Outcome of My Injury Case?

NO!  Here’s why: the value of your injury case is: (1) what you and the insurance company agree it is, or (2) what a jury of your peers says it is.  It’s really that simple.  If any lawyer guarantees your case is worth a certain amount or will settle for a certain amount, he or she is not being honest with you.  Be very careful with any lawyer who guarantees a particular outcome in your case.  A lawyer cannot make an insurance company offer you a certain amount and they cannot make a jury’s verdict a certain amount.  If you have questions about your case and want an honest assessment of it, please give me a call.

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 […]

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 […]