Not all injuries result from negligence, and not all negligence causes injuries. Why should I pay a realtor 3 or 6 percent to do it for me?” The answer is obvious. The right to have a fair attorney fee for the work we do. But I cannot tell you what kind of treatment you should be getting for your injuries. Sometimes a condition of settling a claim is a confidentiality agreement.Read More
Indiana Accident Injury Claim
All auto accidents will inflict damage to you and your car. The amount of money needed to repair those damages depends on the gravity of the accident itself. If you are not responsible for the situation, you surely don’t want to be left with all the financial liability. To avoid this from happening you should think about hiring an accident injury attorney.
Having a legal representative has its advantages. He will help you to fill a personal injury claim and survey through all the legal aspects of the process. You may try to get compensation by yourself but is better to have a specialist by your side. If you check out our article about car accidents, you will find some reasons why hiring a car crash attorney is a wise decision.
If the accident is serious, it will be accompanied by severe consequences. This has a high impact on victim's life. Try to find retribution without the help of an expert could be impossible. In the best case, you will get just a little fraction of want you deserve.
Regardless of the severity of the accident, and therefore your injury claim, a lawyer will help you through all the process. Car accident lawyers with vast experience in personal injury claims and calculations know how to get the best deal possible for you.
If you have been involved in a car accident, you should get into contact with the best lawyer available. Car crashes can prevent you from working or leave you with permanent disability and injuries that require medical attention. Your accident lawyer should be able to get the maximum amount of money as compensation for these problems.
Personal Injury Claim in Indiana
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises. You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident. Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
Personal injury laws guarantees you monetary compensation for all the expenses related to the treatment of your injuries. In addition, having an attorney with the right experience will allow you to level the play in any negotiation. He will take care of all the paperwork and will represent you in all the steps of the process.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in your area. Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling (855) 906-2966 or fill up a quick form to let us call you.
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Top Lawyers Serving Indiana
- Hilary Barnes
- Daniel S. Chamberlain
- Jeffrey R. Kooi
- Jon Noyes
- James R. Keller
- Michael T. McNally
- Bryan C. Tisch
- Dennis H. Geisleman
- Dennis R. Brown
- Monica C. Gilmore
- Scott M. Kyrouac
- Jerry Huelat
Hilary Barnes is an attorney with the Christopher & Taylor law firm in Indianapolis, Indiana. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout Marion County and the surrounding areas, Ms. Barnes focuses her practice primarily on business litigation and plaintiff personal injury and class action claims, and she is completely committed to working to do what is necessary to help her clients protect their rights and interests and achieve the most favorable outcomes possible for their serious and complex legal challenges.Ms. Barnes graduated from Indiana University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in public affairs and a certificate in business foundations. She then returned to her alma mater and obtained her Juris Doctor from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2013, graduating Order of the Barristers. While in law school, she was a member of the National Professional Responsibility Moot Court Competition.While pursuing her legal degree, Ms. Barnes interned with the office of Governor Mitch Daniels and served as legal clerk to the Honorable Judge Kirsch of the Court of Appeals of Indiana. She also served as editor for Hoosier Motorcyclist.Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Ms. Barnes is also an established business owner, so she understands the unique challenges and struggles business owners often face. This helps her better connect with her commercial clients, allowing her to provide a higher level of service and support for their needs.Compassionate and devoted to her community, Ms. Barnes has volunteered her time and services to various civic and charitable organizations across her area, including the Miracle Ride Foundation. She currently serves as a board member for Indiana Landmarks as well as vice president of the Old Northside Foundation. She is also a licensed pilot.
1219 North Delaware, Indianapolis IN 46202
Daniel S. Chamberlain
Attorney Daniel S. Chamberlain is a partner at Cohen & Malad, LLP, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mr. Chamberlain practices personal injury law and serves clients in Indiana, North Carolina, Arizona and nationwide. He has more than 25 years of experience litigating matters involving birth injury, brain injury, construction accidents, medical malpractice, trucking accidents and wrongful death. Dan has the passion, power and professionalism to help survivors and family involved in any tragedy. Dan is a grandparent, husband, father, son and dedicated to personal service. He is the only attorney that will provide personal cell phone at 317-549-5454 should there be any questions that need an immediate response. Mr. Chamberlain is committed to helping plaintiffs recover compensation and achieve justice after sustaining injuries or losing a loved one due to negligence. In recognition of his recovery of substantial verdicts and settlements for clients over his career, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum invited him to become a member of their exclusive organization. He also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in the publication The Best Lawyers in America.Active in several legal organizations, Mr. Chamberlain is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Brain Injury Association of Indiana, the American Association for Justice and the National Crime Victim Bar Association. He served as President of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and is active in the Brain Injury Association of America, serving as chair and on the associations executive committee.Mr. Chamberlain graduated cum laude from Ball State University with a bachelors degree in legal administration. He earned his law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He holds active law licenses in Indiana, Arizona and North Carolina and is qualified to appear before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
One Indiana Square, Suite 1400,, Indianapolis IN 46204
Jeffrey R. Kooi
Jeffrey R. Kooi, born July, 1976, in Hammond, Indiana, was admitted to practice law in the States of Indiana and Illinois in November, 2000. Jeff is the founding and managing partner of Kooi Law Firm, LLC and is licensed to practice law in the States of Illinois and Indiana and before the Federal Courts in the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, and the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. Jeff is a graduate of the Indiana Trial Advocacy College, and maintains a practice dedicated to the representation of individuals who have suffered personal injury or death in the course of their employment or as a result of negligence or malpractice of others. Jeff was selected by the National Trial Lawyers as Top 100 attorney in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Jeff had previously been selected three times as a Top 40 under 40 attorney by the National Trial Lawyers and was chosen as an Indiana SuperLawyers Rising Star in 2009.Your attorney must aggressively-and skillfully-fight for the best possible outcome, says Jeffrey R. Kooi, founding and managing partner of Kooi Law Firm. That means not settling unless it is in your best interest. Kooi and the members of his firm are dedicated to representing victims and their families. The Firms cases involve serious injury and wrongful death arising from trucking and auto accidents, medical malpractice, brain and spinal injuries, work injuries, defective products and nursing home abuse or neglect. Kooi believes in one-on-one interaction with clients. They need to know what were doing and why were doing it at all times, he says. This is ultimately about their life, and it is their right to be involved in the process from start to finish. Its their case, and that is a fact we never forget. The firm educates clients about the specific details and nuances of each case, including potential outcomes. We make sure their condition is properly assessed and treated, and we work with each client to evaluate the total ramifications of their loss, both financially and emotionally, Kooi says. Accidents are not confined to business hours. Consequently, neither is the service the firm provides to its clients. If injuries limit the clients mobility, it is not uncommon for Kooi and his team to visit them in the hospital or at their homes. While results are never guaranteed, the firm carefully considers each case before accepting it to maximize its potential. Once on board, the firm dedicates its professional resources and experience to their clients case. No one can return to you what youve lost, Kooi says. But we believe you can move forward with the help of strong advice, aggressive representation and compassion. With these core values in mind, our law firm will give you the peace of mind of knowing that you and your family are taken care of.
Jon Noyes earned his J.D. cum laude, from the Indiana University—Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2013. Prior to moving to Indianapolis, Jon graduated from Millikin University in Decatur, IL with a degree in political science. Jon is originally from Clearwater, FL, but spent a majority of his life in St. Louis, MO. In his free time, Jon enjoys murder mystery dinners, biking, jogging, cooking and kayaking/canoeing.
James R. Keller
James R. Kellers practice, Keller & Keller, focuses exclusively on serious personal injury claims, specifically helping victims of ,car accidents, and ,semi-truck accidents,.Mr. Keller received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. He is a current member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association.Mr. Keller is active in community and civic organizations, including serving as President of the Samantha House Foundation in Indianapolis and acting as an executive member of the Indiana University Hillel Board. Away from the office, Mr. Keller enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters.
Michael T. McNally
Prior to co-founding Delk McNally LLP, Mike McNally was a partner at one of the states largest and most prestigious law firms, Ice Miller LLP. Mike focuses his practice on all areas of litigation and trial work, including business litigation, personal injury litigation, trade secrets and covenants not to compete, commercial litigation, and general litigation. During his legal career, Mike has successfully represented a wide variety of individuals and corporations. Mikes experiences range from representing Fortune 500 corporations and small businesses in business disputes to representing individuals who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries.
3815 River Crossing Parkway, Suite 100,, Indianapolis IN 46240
Bryan C. Tisch
An attorney with Yosha Cook & Tisch, Bryan C. Tisch handles cases of personal injury in the greater Indianapolis area. With a goal to help others work their way through a complicated legal system and an extensive background in business, family and personal injury law, Mr. Tisch is determined to protect the best interests of his clients who have been injured at the hands of another.Since 2004, Mr. Tisch has practiced law in the state of Indiana and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. He attended Purdue University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in management with a minor in technology. In 2003, at the Indiana University School of Law he graduated with his Juris Doctor.A sustaining member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, he also sits on the board of directors. The state of Indiana recognized Mr. Tisch in 2006 for his successful jury verdicts for those who had been injured by another. A knowledgeable, experienced attorney, he has given legal seminars on topics such as preparing clients for deposition, handling preexisting conditions in a personal injury claim, presenting evidence in a case and taking depositions from defendants.As a constituent for the Indiana Trial Lawyer Associations legislative team, Mr. Tisch has had an impact on Indiana personal injury laws. He was also named as the Young Lawyers divisions appointed chair in 2009 and is passionate about obtaining justice for those who have been injured through no fault of their own.
9102 North Meridian, Suite 535,, Indianapolis IN 46260
Dennis H. Geisleman
Dennis H. Geisleman is the co-founder of Geisleman & Brown, LLP. Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, he focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing representation to Allen County residents who have suffered economic and non-economic losses due to the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that Mr. Geisleman has been involved in include truck and other motor vehicle collisions, medical malpractice, premises liability, workplace accidents, nursing home abuse and defective products.Mr. Geisleman has practiced personal injury law for his entire career, and he has been able to obtain several sizable settlements and jury awards for his plaintiff clients. His fellow professionals have taken notice of his excellent track record and high degree of ethics, as evidenced by his AV Preeminent peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a Superb peer-review rating through Avvo. Admitted to practice before all Indiana state courts, Mr. Geisleman is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.A native of Indiana, Mr. Geisleman attended Indiana University as an undergraduate, where he majored in political science and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1978. Remaining in the state, he pursued his legal education at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1982. Mr. Geisleman is an active participant in several professional organizations. Serving on the board of directors of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, his other memberships include the Allen County Bar Association and The Benjamin Harrison American Inn of Court.AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
919 South Harrison Street, Harrison Place, Suite 100,, Fort Wayne IN 46802
Dennis R. Brown
Attorney Dennis R. Brown is a partner at Geisleman & Brown, LLP, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mr. Brown practices personal injury law and is committed to helping residents of Fort Wayne and Allen County who have been injured due to negligence. He has had successful recoveries in cases involving catastrophes such as motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, trucking accidents and wrongful death.Mr. Brown is a compassionate and trustworthy attorney who has a successful track record handling personal injury matters. He is willing to meet clients in the hospital, at their workplace or even in their home if necessary. He has been licensed to practice law since 1998.After earning a bachelors degree in political science from Manchester University, Mr. Brown received his law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He is admitted to practice in all Indiana state courts and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.Mr. Brown began working for his partner, attorney Dennis H. Geisleman in 1999. He became a partner in 2005 and the firm Geisleman & Brown, LLP, was formed. He and his partner have established a practice founded on integrity and commitment to injured clients in the Fort Wayne area.Mr. Brown is actively involved in his legal community. He is a member of the Allen County Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a former barrister in The Benjamin Harrison American Inn of Court.
919 South Harrison Street, Harrison Place, Suite 100,, Fort Wayne IN 46802
Monica C. Gilmore
Monica C. Gilmore is the owner of Gilmore Law Office, LLC. Her practice focuses on plaintiffs personal injury and Social Security disability. Monica graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. She is a native of Vincennes, Indiana, where she is a part-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit. Monica is admitted before the Indiana and Illinois Supreme Courts, the U.S. District Courts in Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Scott M. Kyrouac
Registered Civil and Domestic Mediator,. For over 35 years, I have defended civil suits, including personal injury, product liabiltiy, trucking accidents, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and commercial litigation. I have served clients by trying numerous jury trials throughout Indiana and in both state and federal courts. As former President of Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, Past President of American Board of Advocates (Indiana) and State Representative of DRI, I am a strong advocate of the right to trial by jury. Nevertheless, I recognize the need to promote civility throughout the judicial system by serving as both an attorney advocate and as a registered civil and domestic mediator. I am recognized by The Academy of Distinugished Neutrals.My selection as Indianas Defense Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2008 was a great recognition by my peers. Service as Indianas elected DRI State Representative (2012-2015) allowed me to gain experience on a national level whereas experience serving as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and President of American Board of Trial Advocates (Indiana) educated me about both sides of legal issues. I remain an active invited member of ADTA, DTCI and Indiana Association of Mediators. I have chaired several continuing legal education seminars for attorneys (Stanley v. Walker Forum) and have authored several scholarly articles published for the benefit of the legal profession, including ,Defending Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation in 2017. I enjoy a 10.0 ranking by ,AVVO, and an AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell. In 2017, I was honored with ,Americas Top One Hundred Attorneys Life Time Achievement Award,. While I am greatful for my past accomplishments, I look forward to continuing to satisfy my peers and clients for many years to come as both an advocate and as a mediator. For specific information concerning mediation, please see ,MediatedSolutionsandSettlements.com
Mr. Huelats practice centers around insurance defense, civil litigation, personal injury, and insurance coverage. His representative clients include many reputable insurance companies, as well as some large-scale property managers.He was the 2013 President for the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (DTCI) and was on its Board of Directors for 15 years. He received the 2016 DTCI Diplomat Award. He was previously on the Indiana State Bar Associations Legal Ethics Committee.He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Huelat is the sole shareholder and President of his firm, Huelat & Mack P.C.