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Can a Pedestrian Be At Fault for Causing an Accident With a Car?

People operating a car are expected to always be alert for pedestrians, but in accidents where a pedestrian is hit by a car, is it always the driver’s fault? Pfeifer, Morgan & Stesiak discuss pedestrian versus motor vehicle crashes, including who may… Read More

Is Dash Cam Footage Useful in a Car Crash Lawsuit?

Many drivers today may consider whether they should install a dash cam in case they are involved in an accident or pulled over for an alleged traffic violation. Footage captured can provide automatic evidence of your innocence in an accident or get you… Read More

Recovering Compensation For Damages in a Road Rage Incident

Road rage is one of the leading causes for car crashes in the U.S. today. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), road rage is involved in about 66 percent of traffic fatalities. A recent study also revealed that Indiana… Read More

Can Insurance Tracking Data Be used Against You in a Car Crash Claim?

Usage based insurance programs (UBIs) are offered by most insurance companies across the U.S. While the program name may vary by company, the purpose is the same: to track your location, driving habits and more in exchange for good driver discounts. However,… Read More

What Indiana’s New Hands-Free Law Mean for Drivers

Indiana joined 24 other U.S. states when they implemented a new hands-free driving law. However, another state law that was introduced back in 2011 already bans motorists from texting while driving. How is this law different? Pfeifer, Morgan & Stesiak… Read More

Will an Error on My Police Report Hurt My Car Crash Claim?

If the police report from your car crash wrongly reports that you caused the accident, or has other types of mistakes, then yes, it could damage your claim. At Pfeifer, Morgan & Stesiak, we discuss some of the most common errors that we find on police… Read More

How Are Damages Recovered After an Indiana Crash Involving a Police Car?

Car accidents involving a police vehicle are handled differently since these vehicles are government-owned. If a driver or pedestrian is hit and injured by a police car, he or she may assume that the police have some immunity. However, under Indiana’s… Read More

Can I Sue After an Indiana Crash if the At-Fault Driver Borrowed the Car?

What happens if you get into a car crash only to find out the at-fault driver was operating a borrowed car? Who do you pursue to recover compensation for your injuries and other damages? Pfeifer, Morgan & Stesiak explain how you may be able to pursue… Read More

Do I Pay My Doctor’s Bills While Waiting for My Claim to Settle?

In short, the answer is yes, even though someone else’s careless actions may have led to your injuries, you are responsible for handling your medical bills. However, there are multiple options that may help make the costs more affordable while waiting… Read More

Who is Liable If You Swerve From One Driver and Hit Another?

You may be a responsible driver, but sometimes accidents happen anyway. Who is liable if a driver suddenly swerves into your lane of traffic and you hit another car while trying to avoid a crash? This is a tricky type of motor vehicle collision, because… Read More