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Common Examples of Negligent Supervision of Employees

Making a claim for negligent supervision is a common legal remedy used to compensate victims who were seriously injured or killed as a result of another’s failure to uphold their legal responsibility to carefully supervise a person. Those who are … Continue reading

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Can You Sue a Jail for the Death of an Inmate?

Over the summer, a mother lost her son to an untreated case of appendicitis in an Oklahoma jail. Was it the jail’s fault? Did she sue the jail for negligence? Continue reading to find out. An Inmate Dies From Appendicitis … Continue reading

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Did You Recently Lose a Loved One to a Wrongful Death?

The loss of a loved one is a very difficult time in any person’s life. But when a loved one’s passing is unjust, the severity of grief and suffering can be vastly deeper, and therefore, even more difficult to cope … Continue reading

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Who’s Liable for a Drowning Accident in a Private Swimming Pool?

Having a swimming pool on your property is a terrific luxury, but it also comes with a great deal of responsibility. Aside from regular maintenance and cleaning, pools encompass a wide scope of legal responsibilities as well. Not only is … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wrongful Death Claims

Each state has a separate set of laws that oversee wrongful deaths cases. Indiana defines wrongful death in IC 34-23-1-1, which states in part, “When the death of one is caused by the wrongful act or omission of another (…).” … Continue reading

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

A death in the family is a tragic event in itself. But when someone you love wrongfully loses their life, the emotional turmoil is even worse. Those who have just lost an immediate family member to a wrongful death may … Continue reading

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Where to Get Legal Advice for Hotel Accident Injury Claims

Whether five star or economy-class, all hotels are susceptible to lapses in safety requirements. If such safety errors take place, accidents can happen, which can cause injuries to both employees and guests alike. Furthermore, if negligence is founded on behalf … Continue reading

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Legal Liability for Prescription Drug Overdoses

When a person overdoses on prescription drugs, there are many questions about who’s to blame for their residual complications or death. Families who are dealing with this unfortunate and common tragedy want to know if there is anyone that should … Continue reading

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How Indiana Defines a Wrongful Death

Every state has their own laws that govern wrongful deaths cases and claims. In Indiana, wrongful death is defined as any situation where the death of a person is caused by the wrongful act or omission of another. Loosely described, … Continue reading

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Common Types of Wrongful Death Lawsuits

When a person is killed or dies as a result of another individual or entity’s negligence, it is called termed a wrongful death. There are infinite ways a person or family can become a victim of a wrongful death. In … Continue reading

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