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Car Accident Attorneys in South Bend

Seeking Justice for Drivers, Passengers, & Pedestrians

Car accidents can result in a very wide range of injuries, from minor aches and pains to life-changing injuries. Survivors of a crash may have to deal with long-term complications, including being unable to work, experiencing physical and mental trauma, and paying costly medical bills.

If you or a loved one has suffered severe injuries or death due to the fault of another driver, you may be eligible to receive compensation. However, it is critical that you take legal action as soon as possible. In the state of Indiana, victims have only two years from the date of the incident to file a personal injury lawsuit.

Discuss your case with us in a free initial consultation. Call (574) 281-0142 to schedule yours today.

Why Entrust Your Case to Us?

At Wruble Law Group, we have over 40 years of combined experience in handling personal injury cases and can advise you on the best course of action to take, according to your unique situation. Immediately following your initial consultation, our car accident lawyers will launch a thorough investigation into the accident.

We will collect accident reports, medical records, and even firsthand witness accounts that can help strengthen your case and prove that the other party was at fault. From settlements with insurance companies to lawsuits in court, our priority is fighting for the damages that you need and deserve.

Recovering Damages for a Wide Range of Injuries

Many accidents can result in serious, painful injuries. Often, victims of car crashes can take weeks or months to recover, while their life is forced to be put on hold. In more severe cases, patients may never fully recover from their injuries. Because car accidents can cause incredibly life-changing injuries, it is important to ensure that you have the funds to cover your medical bills and to help support you if your injury requires lifestyle changes or a lengthy recovery.

Some common injuries that occur in automobile accidents include:

If you have experienced any of the above injuries, contact our car crash attorneys in South Bend now!

How is Fault Determined in a Car Accident?

Indiana utilizes a system known as “modified comparative fault” to determine who is responsible for an auto accident. This system assigns a percentage of fault to each driver in an accident. Because car accidents are rarely black and white, comparative fault allows for each party to be liable for their contributions for an accident.

Here's an example!

A driver who cuts off another vehicle and is rear-ended will likely be responsible for some of the fault. However, a driver who was exceeding the speed limit and drives through an intersection on a green light, only to be T-boned by a driver who ran a red light, may not be found at fault at all, since their actions, though illegal, didn't contribute to the cause of the accident.

What does this mean for you?

As a plaintiff in a claim, your liability is directly related to the amount of compensation you will be able to recover. If you are found to be 45% at fault for your accident, your settlement amount will be reduced by that much to reflect your responsibility in the accident. If your share of the fault is greater than the share of the other driver, you will be unable to claim damages. You attorney will strive to prove that the other party is at fault and holds a greater amount of responsibility for the accident.

We understand the role negligence plays in car crashes. We are committed to proving that the other party’s negligence caused you pain and suffering.

Learn more about the role negligence plays in car accidents.

Indiana Insurance Requirements

Auto accidents have various causes, and Indiana drivers are required to carry a minimum amount of insurance for damage to property, bodily injury, and death. The insurance coverage of the driver at fault will play a substantial role in your case. These minimum insurance requirements are designed to ensure that drivers have enough coverage to handle damage and injuries you may cause in the event of an accident.

Put 40+ Years' Collective Experience on Your Side

Our firm has over 40 years of collective experience defending the rights of injured victims. Auto accidents can have lasting effects on those involved, which is why we are dedicated to fighting for the best interests of our clients. We can provide you with high-caliber legal representation.

The types of auto accidents we have experience with include:

If your case is won, you can recover medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Reach out to us any time. We represent clients throughout the St. Joseph County area.

Contact our firm today at (574) 281-0142 and let our South Bend car accident attorneys begin working on your case!
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