A Law Firm With A Long History Of Helping Car Accident Victims
Personal injury attorneys with offices in Lafayette, Indianapolis, Carmel, Muncie, Kokomo & Anderson
We’ve seen over and over how confusing things can be following a car accident, truck crash, or motorcycle collision. We’ve listened to the stories of people dealing with overwhelming medical bills and other accident-related expenses. We’ve spoken with people unable to work and care for their families due to a severe injury. We’ve cried with people mourning the loss of loved ones in fatal accidents.
If you need an Indiana car accident attorney, you’ve come to the right place. We understand what you’re going through – and what to do about it. Turn to Indiana’s original personal injury law firm when it matters most.
"The Vaughan family has a long-standing reputation in the community for being zealous advocates for our clients. The firm was started in 1913 by my grandfather, Charles L. Vaughan, and he was later joined by my great uncle, Vincent D. Vaughan…"Charles V. Vaughan
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Car-Semi Truck Accident
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Wrongful Death – Car Accident
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Semi-Truck Accident Settlement
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Since our founding more than a century ago, we’ve been helping accident victims find answers to their questions. We’ve been building strong cases on their behalf that insurance companies take seriously. We’ve been getting settlements and verdicts that help our clients move forward.
If you were injured in a car or truck accident, our personal injury lawyers can help you recover the financial compensation you need. We can make sure your case gets the attention it deserves. We can help you demand justice.See more Case results
Get an Indiana Board-Certified Trial Lawyer On Your Side
Even among this exclusive group, Attorney Charles V. Vaughan stands out with other awards and honors, including winning Lawyer of the Year from Best Lawyers.
Attorney Charles V. Vaughan is board-certified in Civil Trial Law and Civil Practice Advocacy by the
National Board of Trial Advocacy. This exclusive certification – held by fewer than 20 attorneys in Indiana – is only awarded to experienced attorneys who have demonstrated skill and expertise in the courtroom and passed a rigorous testing process.
Unlike doctors, lawyers are not required to be board-certified – this is an additional credential that only a handful of attorneys hold. Attorney Vaughan chose to become board-certified because we are always looking for ways to fight more effectively for our clients.Start your free case evaluation
What Our Clients Have to Say
We’re proud to say many of our new cases are referrals from former clients. They trust our attorneys enough to recommend us to friends and family members.
But Don’t Take It From Us.
Take It From Them:
“Charlie was a pleasure to work with! He got to know our entire family, and fought hard for us! Would absolutely recommend this law office to anyone looking for an attorney!”A.W.
“Vaughan and Vaughan – they are true experts at what they do and they will guide you through each step of the process in a welcoming and professional style. They have been in this business for decades because they truly care for their clients; they are great at what they do and they get results.”A.J.
“Very great team of hard working people. Thank you for being there for me at hard times , without all of you life would be much harder. Very much grateful to have had you all by my side. Keep up the hard work.”W.B.
“What an amazing law firm!! Charlie and Elizabeth are amazing! They were always willing to take our – sometimes we thought – unnecessary questions we had and explain them to us so we knew what to expect.”D.J.
The Ryan White Case
Vaughan & Vaughan was counsel for one of the most highly publicized cases in America in the 1980s, the Ryan White case. Charles R. Vaughan and Charles V. Vaughan fought for Ryan’s rights against discrimination for having AIDS in a small school in Indiana. This case had been heavily covered by the media and has since been adapted into a film in which the Actor George C. Scott portrays Charles R. Vaughan, the lawyer defending Ryan White.Case Results
We are one of the most experienced, highly awarded, and qualified law firms in Indiana. Mr. Vaughan is the only attorney in Indiana to be Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy and awarded the Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year Award for Personal Injury Litigation for Plaintiffs.
Our firm has been practicing personal injury law for plaintiffs for as long or longer than any firm in Indiana. We have recovered multi-million dollar results for people in many different practice areas in Indiana – from car accidents to gas explosions.
We Hire Some of The Most Driven and Talented Lawyers in Indiana
The team we have built consists of lawyers who study jury verdicts and psychology, teach trial practice to law schools in Indiana, and have tried large cases to verdict in a variety of injury practice areas or have settled cases for millions.
We have lawyers who have spent decades teaching trial practice in law schools throughout Indiana.
We have not only tried hundreds of cases, but we have taught generations of lawyers in Indiana how to try cases and select juries for decades. In addition, we have lawyers who have been awarded Indiana Trial Lawyer of the Year.
We have a diverse network of experts
We have experts who are able to help us build cases of all different types of injuries; from minor bruising and soft tissue injuries, to complicated brain and spinal injuries.
Our staff is built upon incredibly qualified individuals
We regularly receive applications from and employ former insurance company case managers and adjustors. They see the work we do for our clients and want to join our team. With their expertise in building our cases, we are able to get the maximum value at each stage of a case.
Personal Injury Law
For over 100 years and three generations of Vaughan lawyers, we have been a go-to personal injury firm for Indiana families. We were founded in Lafayette in 1913 by brothers Charles L. Vaughan and Vincent D. Vaughan. In 1957, Charles’ son, Charles R. Vaughan, joined the firm. His son, Charles V. Vaughan, joined in 1985.
Our firm has grown over the years. Today, we have offices in Lafayette, Indianapolis, Carmel, Muncie, Kokomo, and Anderson. But our commitment to high-quality service and results remains unchanged.Contact An Attorney Today
Our car accident lawyers stand up for you
The driver who caused your car crash may not take responsibility. The driver’s insurance company may even try to pay you as little as possible – or nothing at all. Often, they do this by trying to blame you for causing your crash.
We stand by our clients and fight for their rights, no matter how much pressure insurance companies and their lawyers put on you to accept a lowball offer. Standing up for clients has been our policy from day one. We will do everything we can to demand justice for you after your car accident.Speak to an attorney Now
Here Are The First Steps
To Get Started With Your Case
Our team has highly qualified lawyers who manage each stage of a case. We have many incredibly well-qualified case managers who have all worked on multi-million dollar cases or for insurance companies, understanding their tactics and methods.
We thoroughly investigate each case with investigators and paralegals, while also forming a relationship with each client to truly know the full dynamics of their cases. No one case or client is the same, and it is imperative for our lawyers to build a relationship with each client. It is essential that we find all the strengths to our clients’ cases in order to reach the maximum outcome in settlement or verdict.
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Our clients' needs
always come first
Our law firm’s motto is: “It’s all about the client.” That means we never stop working to get you the best results possible. It means we care about your specific needs. We’re compassionate with you yet aggressive with insurance companies.
We don’t settle for less. We fight for a fair settlement or verdict. Along the way, we will always keep you informed on the progress of your case. We are happy to answer any questions. We are with you every step of the way, even answering legal questions long after your case is resolved.Call Us Today
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our lawyers can help you
Being hurt in a car accident can be a rough time in anyone’s life. We can fight for your rights and help you recover the compensation you need and deserve. In many cases, we can negotiate a settlement that meets your needs – otherwise, we can fight for you in court.
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Schedule a Free Case Evaluation with an experienced car accident lawyer at our firm. We can review your case and explain all your available legal options.
Don’t delay. It’s important to act right away. Evidence often disappears over time. Memories of witnesses can fade. When you are hurt in a car accident, Vaughan & Vaughan is the right place to go for help, answers, and justice. Talk to one of our personal injury lawyers today.Start Your case evaluation