If you were injured in a collision, our consultation team can explain the benefits of having a lawyer represent your car accident case. While we gather, organize, and present your case’s evidence, you can focus on healing. You can also trust your car accident lawyer to: File your lawsuit within Indiana’s statute of limitations Handle… Read More
What Are Some Common Bicycle Accident Injuries?
Whether you ride a bicycle for leisure or as a method of transportation, the truth is that cycling can be dangerous. Common bicycle accident injuries may include cuts, scrapes, bruises, broken bones, dislocations, concussions and other traumatic injuries to the head or neck, sprains and strains, and much more. Bicycle accidents can have emotional effects,… Read More
When to Get a Lawyer After a Bicycle Accident
If you were injured while cycling in on the road, you may be wondering when to get a lawyer after a bicycle accident. Although each case is different, consider getting a lawyer if you have a lot of accident-related expenses, if your injuries are severe, or if your insurance payout will not cover your losses…. Read More
Can There Be Shared Fault in a Bicycle Accident Involving a Vehicle?
There can be shared fault in an accident involving a bicycle and a passenger vehicle. If you or your loved one was injured in such an accident in Indianapolis, you might want to know how laws regarding shared fault may apply to your case. Both Parties May Be At Fault for the Accident Bicycle accidents… Read More
What Are the Main Causes of Bicycle Accidents?
Some of the main causes of bicycle accidents include distracted driving by motorists or a failure to yield, among other causes. The consequences of a bicycle accident can be severe. This is particularly true in cases where a cyclist is struck by a moving vehicle. Due to a bicycle’s vulnerability during a vehicle collision, these… Read More
Do Insurance Companies Pay for Pain and Suffering?
When you are injured in a bicycle accident and someone else is at fault, the at-fault party’s insurance company may be liable for damages such as medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. Pain and suffering is compensation for your physical and emotional distress (Legal Information Institute). As such, your attorney must… Read More
What Are the Most Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents?
The most common causes of bicycle accidents are getting hit by a car, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Other causes of a bicycle accident may include falling, hitting something in the road, poor roads, striking a fixed object, or swerving to avoid an animal. However, getting hit by a car is by… Read More
Do Cyclists Cause Accidents?
Any time a car and bicycle collide, it can be a chaotic situation. After such an accident, you may be wondering, do cyclists cause accidents? The answer is, yes, cyclists can be found at fault in some crashes. Other times, the motor vehicle driver may be found at fault. If a police officer responds to… Read More
Can You File a Bicycle Accident Claim Without an Attorney?
We strongly recommend that you do not file a bicycle accident claim without an attorney. Bicycle accident cases can be complex and may include pursuing compensation from multiple parties, calculating damages for life-long injuries, and gathering a large amount of evidence to build a strong claim. A bicycle accident attorney can handle all of these… Read More
What to do After a Bicycle Accident in Indianapolis?
Safety is paramount when riding a bicycle, but no matter how safety conscious you are, the odds are against the bicyclist. The motor vehicle always wins! The bicyclist can be “right” and “win the battle” but “lose the war” in the form of a serious injury or worse. At some point, you or a fellow… Read More
Can I Ride My Bike on Indianapolis Sidewalks?
In some cities, it’s illegal for cyclists to use the sidewalk instead of the roadway. However, Indianapolis allows you to do so. Safety is a primary issue for cyclists, and riding a bike on the sidewalk continues to be a topic of debate. Some people believe the sidewalk provides a safer avenue for getting… Read More