Personal Injury Lawyers Noblesville IN
Noblesville Indiana Personal Injury Lawyers, Don, and Charlie Ward, of Ward & Ward Personal Injury Lawyers, have more than a century of combined experience practicing injury law in Noblesville, a part of greater Hamilton County, and the state of Indiana.
Ward & Ward Personal Injury Lawyers is a firm for plaintiffs
Just what is a plaintiff’s personal injury law firm?
This means that we represent people who have been injured due to the negligence of another person or entity. By entity, I mean corporations, governmental offices, and/or agents thereof. Negligent persons, entities, and their insurance carriers are the named defendants in our client’s claim for justice.
How to find the best personal injury lawyer for you?
If you don’t already know of an experienced personal injury lawyer, you might ask your friends for a referral. But, even better, an online search for information can yield real client reviews as well as information about each firm before you place the call to the firm.
What should plaintiffs expect from their personal injury Noblesville lawyers?
Significant Injury Experience and Legal Knowledge
Clients should expect legal competency from their attorney. Searching for an attorney that identifies specifically as a ‘personal injury’ lawyer, i.e. an attorney who narrows their law practice to matters of personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims, are a good place to start, and the most likely to inspire your confidence. But don’t stop there in your search for representation because the best attorneys are also effective communicators.
Good Communication Skills
Members of the Bar, particularly personal injury attorneys, use their critical thinking skills to convey and persuade. Through effective public speaking and via the use of the pen, good communication skills are required for negotiations and in courts of law. So too, the best personal injury lawyers should be willing to discuss any questions or concerns with you.
During the initial consultation, you will lay out the facts of your claim. If you are in possession of the accident report, bring it to the initial consultation. Also, any photographs that were taken at the scene, or of your injuries, along with medical bills, surgeries, and treatments. This information will paint a broader picture of your case.
Why is ‘experience’ a top priority for hiring Noblesville Indiana personal injury lawyers?
Knowledge of Legal Procedures
Through their years of experience, our Noblesville Indiana personal injury lawyers know the law and are familiar with the legal procedures that may maximize your compensation. In other words, there may be multiple sources of compensation available for damages. But in order to tap into these additional sources, there is a strategic legal protocol or procedure to follow. And without a skillful injury attorney to guide your claim, these funds could be lost.
Our attorneys are informed on legislation
Our Noblesville Indiana personal injury lawyers stay apprised of all legislation that may affect our clients and their compensation. For example, our lawyers do much, much more than negotiate settlements and distribute checks. State legislation grants rights to parties to attach a lien on your claim An enlightened injury attorney will tie up all the loose ends of your claim before the final disbursement of funds.
Qualified attorneys updated on higher court opinions
High court opinions such as appellate and state supreme courts, can have a direct effect on your claim. For example, most clients are unaware of the legal proceedings your attorney navigates to maximize their client’s compensation. Most of these procedures have undergone testing and trials in the courts, and are now more or less matters of law. The skillful Noblesville personal injury lawyers are here to successfully steer your claim in the direction designed to make you whole once again.
Our legal team at Ward & Ward Personal Injury Lawyers is in the know when it comes to personal injury law. Read the reviews from previous injury clients on Google or Facebook. And ask yourself, were these clients satisfied with the result of their claim? If so, then call us at (317) 639-9501 and be sure to ask for injury attorney, Charlie Ward. Our legal consultations are free 24/7. And an educated evaluation of your claim can often be made by our attorneys during your initial phone consultation. Call now. We want to represent you!
You will pay nothing unless our attorneys recover for you
Our Noblesville personal injury lawyers will discuss your case with you and honestly assess the strength of your claim based on the facts. If we agree to represent you, Ward & Ward Personal Injury Lawyers will use our resources to cover the costs of your claim. If you and our lawyers agree to pursue compensation from the defendant(s), you will pay nothing unless we recover for you.
About Hamilton County
Hamilton County, Indiana is an extraordinary place to live and play. A balanced blend of adults, families, and seniors enjoy the benefits and resources that Hamilton County offers. A short list of our largest communities includes the towns of Carmel, Westfield, Fishers, and Noblesville.
The county seat is located in Noblesville, Indiana and most court business is conducted there. The US Census Bureau projects that Hamilton County’s population will grow by approximately 1/3rd from 2020 to 2030. And with population growth anticipated, planning officials are working hard to make Hamilton County roads not only more efficient at moving traffic, but safer in terms of driving fatalities.
Roundabouts in Hamilton County
Hamilton County city, Noblesville, reports 38 roundabouts in 2021, with more in the works and others currently under construction.
Trend-setting Carmel Indiana, currently lists 141 roundabouts on its Roundabout Map as of December 2021. Besides proving efficient at moving traffic, there has been an 80% reduction in accident injuries, and an overall 40% reduction of accidents in general in Carmel.
Hamilton County collision statistics for 2020 compared with Marion county
Each year the Indiana University Public Policy Institute tracks crash facts for every county in the state of Indiana. Their 2020 report show 6,196 collisions occurred in Hamilton County in 2022. And while neighboring county Marion, ranks 1st in 2020 collisions, Hamilton County ranks a close 5th out of 92 counties in the state.
Hamilton County collision fatalities total 23, in comparison with Marion county at 135 fatalities.
2020 Hamilton County statistics by injury status
The number of individuals in Hamilton County crashes in 2020 total 10,383. This number includes drivers and their passengers. Incapacitation at the scene of the accident shows a total of 483 persons.
5.3% of all known collisions were due to speed, with Hamilton County ranking 74th in the state. The count shows 0 fatalities due to speed.
One hundred forty-two (142) Hamilton County drivers were charged with alcohol impairment in 2020. While 21.7% of fatal collisions were due to alcohol impairment.
Statistics show that one thousand three hundred ninety-one (1,391) or 13.8% of all drivers were young, ages 15-20.
In 2020, there were 77 motorcycle collisions ranking Hamilton County at 9th in the state. Because motorcycles offer drivers and passengers no protective barriers around occupants, the incapacitating injuries rate was higher at 35 than the without injuries rate at 22.
Driving the roundabouts in Noblesville, IN
The IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) tracks collision statistics for all types of variables across America. If you are a resident of Hamilton County, Indiana, no doubt you have at one time, been behind in the learning curve as Carmel, Fishers and Noblesville continue to build single and multi-lane roundabouts as these communities grow in complexity. But as time goes by, most learn how to safely navigate these Euro-inspired roadways.
Comparison of single-lane and multi-lane roundabouts
What is a single-lane roundabout?
Single-lane roundabouts are the easiest style of a roundabout to navigate. and statistics bear this out. With only one circuitous lane traveling in a singular direction, there is less chance of confusion on the part of drivers, and therefore fewer accidents. But as the local population grows, single lanes can become less effective than when they were initially developed.
Double tear-drop roundabouts
What is the double tear-drop roundabout?
The double tear-drop roundabout has similarities to an ‘infinity’ sign except lanes do not cross over or under. These intersection conversions often take place underneath high-traffic, high-speed, multi-lane roadways and may have two or more circuitous travel lanes. Additionally, a double teardrop roundabout might link to a busy overpass with two double-lane entrance ramps and two double-lane exit ramps.
Traditional intersections vs roundabout crash statistics
The IIHS has examined crash information obtained from traditional intersections to the double tear-drop roundabout conversions. And the results are astonishing! Analysis shows that crashes with injuries are reduced by eighty-four percent. While accidents, both with and without injuries, were cut by as much as two-thirds.
Should I call Noblesville personal injury lawyers to represent me for injuries?
People have accidents every day, but how do they know if they should contact an attorney?
The personal injury lawyers Noblesville IN community members trust at Ward & Ward represent people who were injured by another person or entity’s negligence. For example, if there is an individual or company that is to blame for an accident that caused you harm, then it warrants reaching out to a legal team of lawyers with vast injury experience and excellent results to back it up.
Ward & Ward Personal Injury Lawyers can ease your obligations while you heal
In the aftermath of a serious accident, you may be unable to earn a living while you heal from the injuries. Additionally, you may have property that requires repair or replacement. If you are living with the uncertainty about your health and financial future, we may be able to help.
Thankfully, there are reputable legal professionals, like our team, who can guide you through filing an action against the offender who caused your injuries to happen in the first place. If you aren’t sure if you should contact our Noblesville personal injury lawyers, read on.
Motor Vehicle Accident
There are thousands of vehicle collisions that happen every single day on highways across the nation, and beyond too. With the development of motorized vehicles, our society was able to make major leaps in how we go about our lives. Most people use a motor vehicle to get where they need to be, whether that is in a car, truck, bus, or motorcycle. When a reckless driver causes a collision, they may be liable for the injuries and property damage the victim suffers from the accident.
An employer has a duty to keep the work area reasonably free of hazards and dangers. Even those who work in high-risk careers, such as construction workers, must be provided safety gear and abide by protocols that help keep everyone safe. Workers’ compensation insurance programs provide benefits for workers who receive injuries on the job or when traveling for work. However, there are circumstances when an employee can sue their employer directly for negligence that leads to their harm or death. If you have been injured while on-the-job, contact Ward & Ward at (317) 639-9501 to learn more.
Doctors owe a duty of care to their patients and may be liable for the suffering of their patient, or the surviving family when they commit a mistake that leads to the patient’s injury or death. As our Noblesville personal injury lawyers can explain, medical malpractice cases may include prescription errors, surgical mistakes, incorrect diagnosis, inadequate treatment plan, and more.
Call the Noblesville Indiana personal injury lawyers of Ward & Ward now!
There are many more examples of personal injury accidents that may motivate a victim, or their surviving family, to file a lawsuit against the offender. Aside from the list above, other personal injury accidents entail slip and fall injuries, defective products, animal bites or attacks, boating accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, asbestos exposure, mesothelioma diagnosis, birth injuries, and more.
If you have an accident in Noblesville, Indiana, or Hamilton County we are here to help. Although most claims settle through negotiations or during pre-trial mediation, you can rest assured that our Noblesville Indiana personal injury lawyers will prepare your claim in detail from the start. And we’ll be ready for trial by a judge or jury from the moment we take your case.