Evansville Personal Injury Lawyer

The Evansville injury attorneys at Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC possess great passion for justice and are committed to fighting for people in Evansville struggling to overcome serious personal injuries caused by others.

The most important factor in winning your case is knowledge, and understanding your legal rights under Indiana law. If you have been injured by the carelessness or negligence of others such as in a car accident caused by another driver’s error.

You may have a right to claim compensation for your injuries and losses resulting from the accident. You may be unable to work as a result of your injuries and be experiencing financial stress. You will need the help of an experienced Evansville injury lawyer in negotiating with the insurance company to have the best chance of obtaining a fair settlement.

At Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC, our mission is to help you obtain a full financial recovery to pay your medical debts, replace lost income, and rebuild your life. When you retain Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC, you will have an entire legal team working on your behalf.

Partners David W. Craig, William J. Kelley II, and Scott A. Faultless founded the law firm in 1999, on the basis of using our legal skills to serve the needs of injured members of the Evansville Community. We maintain active involvement in our local community by giving back and volunteering as well as, servicing those who are in need of a fair settlement.

We are proud of the positive impact we have had in the lives of many Hoosiers through our unwavering legal advocacy. After two decades, the principle of serving those in need still guides our law practice.

Review what former clients say about our legal services, then call to find out how we can assist you.

How Can an Evansville Personal Injury Lawyer Help Me?

Personal Injury Lawyer and Common Causes in Evansville, Indiana Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC is dedicated to representing individuals who have been injured and the families of those killed as a result of someone else’s carelessness or disregard for safety. Many people who come to us for help are unsure of their legal rights. We can help you understand your legal rights during a free consultation and discuss whether you have a valid injury claim.

As soon as we accept a case, our attorneys will move quickly to gather and preserve evidence. Valuable evidence such as logbooks, truck maintenance records and videotape from security cameras near an accident scene can be lost if it is not secured quickly.

After our legal team investigates the accident and identifies those who are liable, we will send a demand letter to the appropriate insurance company or companies and seek to negotiate a settlement that reflects the full extent of your injuries. Learn more about car accidents.

For Indiana families who have lost a loved one in a car accident, Craig, Kelley & Faultless LLC handles wrongful death claims. We understand how difficult it is to focus on legal matters in such devastating circumstances. We handle your case with compassion and strive to take the burden from you so you can focus on your family.

Our record as skilled trial attorneys makes insurance companies more likely to settle to avoid a trial. When insurance companies stubbornly refuse to do what is right, our attorneys will be prepared to seek justice in a Vanderburgh County courtroom.

The attorneys at Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC have the resources and skill to fight to get you what you deserve from insurance companies, and we take pride in doing it.

Common Causes of Personal Injuries

A personal injury lawsuit may be based on any type of serious injury accident caused by the negligence or misconduct of others. A large portion of the personal injury cases we handle involve people injured in auto accidents in Evansville and throughout Indiana including auto accidents and tractor-trailer accidents.

Falls are a leading cause of personal injuries including head injuries and broken bones, particularly among older adults and young children. If an unsafe condition on another’s property in Evansville resulted in a serious injury, the injured individual may have a valid premises liability claim against the property owner or manager.

Serious injuries to children while at school, in daycare or elsewhere outside the home also may be the basis for a personal injury lawsuit.

An unprovoked dog bite or dog attack may be grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. The owner of the dog may be liable for any injuries caused by an unprovoked attack. Indiana ranked among the states with the highest homeowners’ insurance payments to victims of dog attacks in the most recent year.

Can I file a lawsuit for personal injury in Evansville?

Each personal injury lawsuit involves a unique pattern of facts. In some car accidents and other personal injury claims, multiple parties are partly at fault. If someone else’s carelessness, negligence or misconduct caused your injury, even if you were partly at fault, you may be entitled under Indiana law to file a personal injury lawsuit in Evansville and seek a financial recovery.

The kinds of compensation that may be sought depending on the details of the accident, the extent of your injuries and the amounts of insurance available to pay claims.

Do I have legal rights to personal injury compensation?

Generally speaking, the types of compensation that you may seek after an Evansville personal injury accident include:

  • Compensation for medical expenses including doctor and hospitals bills, prescription medication, physical therapy, and rehabilitation
  • Compensation for future medical costs related to the injury
  • Lost income from missed work
  • Diminished future earning potential resulting from your injury
  • Compensation for pain and suffering
  • Repair or replacement of your damaged vehicle.

An experienced Evansville personal injury attorney at Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC can review the specifics of your accident and discuss whether filing a personal injury claim is an appropriate step in your situation.

About Evansville, IN

Evansville is located in southern Indiana along the Ohio River. Situated close to the borders with Kentucky and Illinois, Evansville serves as a regional retail and employment center for the tri-state area. Evansville is Indiana’s third most populated city with a population of approximately 117,000 people from the 2010 census, and the largest city in southern Indiana. It is the county seat of Vanderburgh County and is located approximately 120 miles southwest of Bloomington. Our team services the Evansville community and has for over 20 years.

Law Enforcement Serving Evansville, IN

If you are in an auto accident in Evansville, it is just as important to contact your injury lawyer as it is to contact the police and report the accident. The Evansville Police Department responds to motor vehicle accidents in the city limits of Evansville, and we respond even faster! Understanding the details needed for the police report can increase your success at winning your case, and receiving the right benefits you deserve.

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Department handles accidents in unincorporated areas of the county. The Indiana State Police respond to car accidents and semi-truck accidents on interstates such as I-64, I-69, U.S. 41, Indiana 57 and other major highways.

Evansville Police Department
15 NW Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47708
Phone: (812) 436-7896

Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Department
3500 N. Harlan Ave.
Evansville, IN 47711
(812) 421-6200

Indiana State Police
District 35 Commander
19411 Highway 41 North
Evansville, IN 47725
Phone: (812) 867-2079

Emergency Medical Care

If you are injured in a car accident, tractor-trailer accident or motorcycle crash and need emergency care, you may be transported by ambulance to one of the following Evansville medical facilities that have 24-hour emergency rooms:

Deaconess Midtown Hospital
600 Mary St.
Evansville, IN 47747
(812) 450-5000

St. Vincent Hospital Evansville
3700 Washington Ave.
Evansville, IN 47714
Phone: (812) 485-4000

Courts in Evansville

If you need to file a lawsuit after a serious personal injury accident in Evansville or elsewhere in Vanderburgh County, the lawsuit would most likely be filed in Vanderburgh County Superior Court.

Vanderburgh Superior Court is a court of general jurisdiction for all civil cases and criminal cases. Vanderburgh Superior Court has seven elected judges and five magistrates. Vanderburgh County is one of the few counties in Indiana in which superior court judges are selected in non-partisan elections.

Superior Court
825 Sycamore St.
Civic Center Courts Building
Evansville, IN 47708

The Vanderburgh County Judicial System includes Circuit Court, which also is a trial court

The First Judicial Circuit Court is typically referred to by people in Evansville as Vanderburgh Circuit Court. About a third of the cases heard by Vanderburgh Circuit Court are civil matters and two-thirds of the cases involve criminal charges.

Circuit Court
825 Sycamore St.
Civic Center Courts Building
Evansville, IN 47708
Phone: (812) 435-5195

U.S. District Court
101 NW Martin Luther King Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47708
Phone: (812) 434-6410

Contact Our Evansville, IN Injury Lawyers

Our attorneys level the playing field against insurance companies and fight for justice for our clients. Our Evansville injury attorneys handle personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means we don’t get paid a legal fee unless we help you obtain money through a negotiated insurance settlement or a jury award.

Call us today to speak with an attorney or paralegal for free or contact Craig, Kelley & Faultless, LLC online. We will gladly set up an appointment at a location convenient to you.