The Answers You Need About Personal Injury Cases
What types of damages may be available to me?
Each case is unique, and the damages and types of recovery and compensation available will accordingly vary from case to case. Some examples of damages available to personal injury victims in Indiana include:
- Payment of medical bills
- Payment of lost wages and compensation for any loss of earning capacity
- Compensation for the repair of replacement of a damaged vehicle
- Compensation for pain and suffering or loss of enjoyment of life
What is “pain and suffering?”
“Pain and suffering” means physical injuries and the mental and emotional pain that results from those injuries.
What should I do after I’ve been involved in a car accident?
Stay at the scene of the accident. Call the police and call for medical assistance. Get contact information and insurance policy information from any other drivers involved. Get names and contact information for any witnesses to the accident. Take pictures or videos of the accident scene if possible. Contact your auto insurance carrier. Contact an attorney as soon as possible.
Is there anything I should NOT do after an accident?
Do not leave or flee the scene of the accident.
Do not sign a release given to you by an insurance company before consulting with an attorney