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What Is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident in Indiana?

Indiana has seen a significant surge in traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries in recent years. Between 2019 and 2022, the state experienced a staggering 18% increase in traffic fatalities, a concerning trend that parallels national statistics. This escalation in fatal and severe accidents has not only a human toll but also a substantial economic impact. In 2022 alone, Indiana...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Car Accident

How to Get Your Indianapolis Car Accident Report

If you found yourself in an Indianapolis car accident that wasn’t your fault, you deserve compensation for the damages you suffered. To do so, you will likely need to file a claim with the other party’s insurer or file a lawsuit in court. If you are thinking about filing a claim and gathering relevant information, you should learn about...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Motorcycle Accident

Average Motorcycle Accident Settlement in Kentucky

The team at Gerling Law has recovered multiple multi-million dollar awards on behalf of motorcycle accident victims we have represented. Though each case is unique, we will always fight to help you obtain a fair motorcycle accident settlement that meets your financial needs and achieves justice for what you have endured.  If you or a loved one has sustained...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Motorcycle Accident

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident in Kentucky

Riding a motorcycle is a great way to get around, whether you are taking a casual scenic cruise or flowing with traffic on your daily commute. Unfortunately, riding a motorcycle is also inherently dangerous. Motorcycles are generally more difficult for other drivers to see than cars or trucks, and riders have less protection than most other motorized means of...

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| Read Time: 8 minutes | Veterans Disability

VA Disability Rating for Parkinson’s Disease Overview

If you are a veteran who develops Parkinson’s disease, you might find yourself curious as to how Parkinson’s disease can affect VA disability benefits. Generally speaking, VA benefits are a form of tax-free, monthly compensation that the VA pays to veterans who suffer from disabilities related to their military service. To determine how much compensation an individual veteran gets,...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Employment law

What Happens to Medical Bills When Workers’ Comp is Denied?

If you are injured on the job, you usually rely on workers’ compensation to pay the bills as you recover. But what happens if your workers’ comp claim is denied? You still have expenses, and your medical bills may be piling up. Medical costs often rapidly escalate beyond what anyone would have reasonably saved. What happens to medical bills...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Social Security Disability

How Do You Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Our economy is built around individuals entering the workforce and earning money to support themselves. Thankfully, those unable to work due to disability can apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. To qualify for SSDI, you must be disabled and have worked a job covered by Social Security for a long enough time....

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Social Security Disability

Denied Social Security Disability: What Now?

Learning that you have been denied Social Security disability benefits can leave you with a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. Many people rely on their benefits to make ends meet, and being denied may leave you wondering where to turn. Know that you are not alone. More people are denied benefits than granted them. Thankfully, you...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Veterans Disability

VA Disability Rating for Tinnitus & How to File a Claim

The quick answer to the VA disability rating for tinnitus: A standalone diagnosis of tinnitus typically yields a 10% VA disability rating and $171.23 monthly compensation according to 2024 veterans disability compensation rates. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pays disability benefits to veterans who suffer from debilitating injuries or persistent medical conditions caused by their service. But...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Personal Injury

What Constitutes Wrongful Death in Indiana

The loss of a loved one is very tragic, especially when it was preventable. When a family member dies from another party’s negligence, the pain is compounded by a sense of injustice. While no amount of money will bring a loved one back, pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit can at least bring some justice. Learning what constitutes wrongful death...

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