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Car Accidents

Car Accident Lawyers – Lake County, Indiana

Northwest Indiana Car Crash Attorneys

Why hire an experienced courtroom trial attorney for your car accident or injury?

We can help you understand:

Do I need a car accident case / claim?

Around 2.5 million people are injured in traffic accidents across the U.S. each year. Motor vehicle accidents include car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, and bicycle accidents. The common causes of motor vehicle accidents include rash driving, drunk driving, texting while driving, overspeeding and non-adherence to the traffic rules.

The consequence of a motor vehicle accident is life-altering and traumatic. If you have been ever involved in a car accident, you should consult a professional car accident lawyer at the earliest. It will help you to entirely focus on your recovery while your attorney takes all the necessary steps to get you the full compensation that you deserve.

Auto accident lawyers can help you with a range of issues, such as lost wages, lost future earnings, medical expenses, future medical care, pain and physical suffering, grief and mental suffering, wrongful death, property destruction, and any other potential damage claims.

The assigned legal team will gather every information required to build your case including, medical records, medical bills, insurance policy information, security camera footage, police records, and more to help build your case.

Your car accident lawyer may attempt to negotiate with the defense outside of the courtroom to help get you the compensation you deserve or go to trial and present your case in the best possible way.

What is my case worth?

Auto accidents can be some of the biggest sources of pain and stress that people ever encounter. At LaTulip Law Offices, P.C., we focus on taking that stress away. Indiana car accident lawyer Matt LaTulip works with a team to handle matters smoothly and effectively from the moment we take your case, through settlement, trial or appeal. We want to help you focus on getting better; not fighting with insurance companies. That’s our job.

Located in Merrillville, Indiana, our team of car accident lawyers represent drivers and passengers from throughout Northwest Indiana and the surrounding towns, areas, and counties who have been injured in many different types of auto accidents:

  • Car accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Truck and semi-truck accidents
  • ATV and RV accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Brain, spinal cord and head injuries
  • Bus accidents
  • Commercial vehicle accidents
  • Drunk driver accidents
  • Highway and interstate accidents
  • Hit-and-run accidents
  • On-the-job motor vehicle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Uninsured and Under-insured motorists

We handle ALL motor-vehicle accident and injury cases. CALL TODAY FOR HELP!! 

Fighting Smart and Staying True to Our Roots

We handle ALL motor-vehicle accident and injury cases. CALL TODAY FOR HELP!! 

Fighting Smart and Staying True to Our Roots

Our Merrillville, Indiana, law firm provides quality services. We’re true to our blue-collar roots. We know that our clients work hard for their money, so we develop case strategies that use their resources wisely after a crash. Sometimes this means pursuing trial to get the results you deserve. Other times it means negotiating a favorable settlement that resolves matters quickly.

We fight hard for car crash victims, but we fight smart too. We’ve helped clients in Indiana facing high medical bills by negotiating with their doctors or health insurers to get charges and liens reduced. We’ve also helped clients look to their own insurance companies for compensation when a negligent driver’s coverage wasn’t enough to cover the bills.

Regardless of which strategies and approaches we use after a collision, one thing is certain: Our clients are not charged any fee for representation in cases involving personal injury; including even the most serious matters, like wrecks that cause spinal cord injuries, brain injuries or wrongful death; unless they receive compensation by way of settlement or verdict after trial.

Contact A Top Auto Collision / Car Accident Lawyer In Northwest Indiana

Initial consultations and case evaluations by attorney Matt LaTulip are at no obligation. They are confidential and free of charge in any case. To schedule your initial consultation about your auto accident, call us at (219) 756-7600, or email us.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of compensation are available to a person injured in a car wreck?

You must get compensation for medical expenses, cost of rehabilitation, loss of earnings, both current and future, Disability or disfigurement, home health care and domestic assistance, emotional distress and other related expenses related to the accident.

If I file a personal injury claim, will I have to go to court?

If the defaulter’s insurance company agrees to pay you the compensation you have demanded, you don’t need to take the case to court. However, in the lack of a mutual settlement, the court proceedings will take place.

I was in a car accident and the other driver was at fault. His insurance company says it can send me a check right away. Should I take it?

No, you shouldn’t If you receive a settlement offer quickly after a car accident, it is probably the insurer’s attempt to close your case cheaply. It would be best if you have an experienced car accident lawyer review any insurance offer before you accept it.

What if I believe the accident I was in was at least partly my fault?

Your attorney is the best person to investigate and assess the cause of your accident. Leave it to your trusted car accident lawyer to handle the case, Apologizing or accepting blame for it can be used as evidence against you at the court trial. 

Should I release my medical records to another driver’s insurance adjuster?

You shouldn’t release your medical records unless you’ve consulted with your representing attorney. Medical record releases should only be signed under limited circumstances.

What if I was not wearing a seat belt at the time of my accident? Can I still recover damages?

In Indiana, plaintiffs injured in car accidents can still receive the full amount of recovery, even if they were not wearing their seat belt at the time of the accident.

What steps should I take to protect my rights after a car accident?

First, see a doctor to get yourself treated for injuries. Next,  report your accident to the police and get a copy of their report. Then contact a reliable car accident lawyer for a consultation regarding your compensation and insurance claims. 

I’m confused about whether or not I should file a lawsuit or just let the insurance company handle things. Is there somewhere I can go to get help?

It’s always a good idea to get in touch with a car accident attorney near you to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve by filing a lawsuit. Insurance companies may sometimes negotiate for the lowest possible settlement for your car insurance benefits.