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How Long Could It Take to Reach a Settlement of an Injury Claim?

There is no set time limit for an injury claim. The duration of each case varies based on several factors, which may differ from case to case. Generally, resolving a case that does not go to trial may take anywhere between six months to a year. Our auto… Read More

Why Witness Credibility is Important in an Injury Case

Witness testimony is often used to build a strong case for compensation. However, if your witness is not credible, the chances of convincing a jury or insurance company of the truth of the witness’s statements may not be very high, and the insurance company… Read More

How to Prove Causation in a Personal Injury Case

There are four elements of negligence, the legal theory most personal injury cases are based on. All four elements of negligence must be proven to have a chance of recovering compensation for damages during an injury claim. One of those elements is causation,… Read More

Who May Be Liable for an Accident in a Construction Zone?

If you were injured in an accident that occurred in a construction zone, you may be eligible to pursue compensation from more than one liable party. Let our knowledgeable car accident attorneys in South Bend review your claim to see who may bear liability… Read More

Can a Driver’s Employer be Liable for Damages After a Car Accident?

An employer may be held vicariously liable for the negligent actions of his or her employees in some situations. There are several factors that come into play when determining liability for an accident caused by an employee. This includes what their employment… Read More

Recovering Compensation After an Accident Under Lyft’s New Policy Agreement

Passengers, pedestrians and other drivers who are injured by negligent Lyft drivers may be barred from filing a lawsuit against the company to recover compensation. Lyft updated its terms of service agreement on April 1, 2021, and anyone who uses the… Read More

Who May Be Liable for an Accident Caused by Negligent Vehicle Maintenance?

Car owners have a legal obligation to maintain their vehicles so they are safe to drive. This includes getting their brakes and taillights checked and other routine maintenance. This work is often done by a mechanic or the car dealership, and those working… Read More

Pursuing Compensation for a Brake-Check Collision

Brake-checking is when a driver purposely slams on the brakes to scare or intimidate another driver. This action frequently results in rear-end collisions, and the driver who rear-ends the car in front is usually found at fault. If you were injured in… Read More

Who May Be at Fault for an Accident Involving a Disabled Vehicle?

When vehicles break down, it creates a hazard for other drivers and puts the occupants in the broken-down vehicle at risk. So, when there is an accident, who may be held liable for injuries and other damages? Our South Bend car accident lawyers are prepared… Read More

Can I File a Claim if My Airbags Did Not Deploy in the Crash?

If you were hurt in a car crash, yet your airbags never deployed, you may be wondering if you can recover compensation for your injuries. Call the South Bend car accident lawyers today to discuss your accident and see how we may be able to help you file… Read More