What We Can Do For You
Our attorneys understand that being involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience. Car accidents result in psychological, physical, and financial damages.
The South Bend attorneys at Rob King and Associates, Trial Lawyers, have been fighting for their clients for nearly two decades. Our attorneys are not afraid of insurance companies. You put faith in our firm that:
- We have been litigating cases for over twenty-five years combined.
- We have extensive knowledge of the insurance industry.
- We work closely with our clients to maximize their recovery.
- We have successfully argued cases before the Indiana Supreme Court, Indiana Court of Appeals, and the 7th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.
- We only collect a fee if you win.
Schedule a free consultation today to discuss your case with our experienced and compassionate South Bend car accident attorneys.
Understanding The Process: How We Help You
hen you schedule a free consultation with our South Bend car accident attorneys, we will thoroughly assess your case and give practical guidance about your options. In general, the steps for filing a car accident claim in Indiana include:
Preserving your rights: We will file all necessary paperwork on your behalf to protect your rights.
Getting your medical records: We will need to make formal written requests to all healthcare facilities involved to gather any and all records and bills related to your case.
Talk to insurance providers: Our experienced South Bend attorneys know how to effectively handle insurance carriers.
Claim Demand: After we receive all of your bills, lost wages, and any other documentation that shows you are entitled to compensation, we will send a settlement demand to the proper insurance agency.
Review of the offer: Once we receive the offer provided by the insurance carrier, we thoroughly discuss the settlement with you, weighing all pros and cons.
Deciding whether to settle: If you are not happy with the settlement offer, we will discuss on whether to proceed to court.
Distributing compensation from the judgment: Our firm settles all healthcare and related liens that were imposed on your claim while pending, deduct our firm’s contingency fee and expenses incurred, and distribute the rest of your compensation to you.
If you or a loved one have been harmed in a car wreck by the negligence of another, contact us today to discuss your case for free.
Types Of Car Accidents
Car Accidents: Car accidents are the result of many factors. Some accidents are caused by the negligence of others or a careless mechanic. Other car accidents occur because of poor road conditions. Some contributing factors of car-related accidents include:
- Distracted driving
- Failing to signal when switching lanes
- Failing to obey traffic signals
- Driving on the wrong side of the road
- Poor lighting
- Construction hazards
- Drunk driving
Truck Wrecks: Truck accidents are scary. They usually involve large Semis and smaller vehicles at high rates of speed, typically on the interstate. When involved in a truck accident, the consequences are usually life altering or fatal. Truck accidents are commonly caused by:
- Overloaded or unsecure cargo
- Defective truck parts
- Speeding trucks
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
- Improper logbooks
- Falling asleep at the wheel
Motorcycle Crashes: Motorcycle accidents are, unlike car wrecks, are slightly harder to prosecute. That is because motorcycle riders are stigmatized as dangerous and careless drivers by insurance carriers. While many factors can cause a motorcycle accident, one of the main factors is the negligence of others around to properly keep an eye out for motorcyclists. At Rob King and Associates, Trial Lawyers, we have been dealing with insurance companies for over 25 years.
Distracted Driving Injuries: The advent of technology has created many problems in terms of distracted driving. From Facebooking to reading an email, drivers are constantly glued to their mobile devices. Other causes of distracted driving include:
- Texting while driving
- Using a cellphone or Smartphone
- Eating and Driving
- Adjusting the radio
- Applying makeup
- Talking to passengers
Drunk Driving Accidents: Drunk driving can have alarming consequences for victims and families. DUI victims can suffer everything from a traumatic brain injury to paralysis, even death. A DUI victim may also have a claim for liability, not only against the negligent party, but also against the restaurant or bar owner who served the person.
Hit-and-run Accidents: Hit-and-run accidents are the result of many factors, mainly distracted or drunk driving. Our seasoned South Bend attorneys will go after the negligent party or your own insurance company for compensation.
If you or a loved one have been harmed through no fault of your own by the negligence of someone, contact our South Bend attorneys today to discuss your case free of charge.
Schedule A Free Case Evaluation
Aggressive and eager, Robert D. King, Jr. and David R. Thompson fight for the rights of their clients who have been injured in car accidents through no fault of their own. We have more than twenty-nine years of litigation experience that include arguments in both the Indiana Supreme Court and Indiana Court of Appeals.
In addition to our highly skilled attorneys, our South Bend car accident firm is honored to work alongside experts, consultants, and legal staff members to provide clients with excellent service and legal representation.
If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of another, you need to speak with our experienced attorneys today. We will evaluate your claim free of charge and with no obligations, to discuss the merit of your claim. Call or fill out our online form to get started now.