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Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer After an Accident?

After being injured in an accident, there are many questions and concerns on your mind, as well as the minds of your loved ones. Dealing with insurance companies after sustaining a personal injury can be challenging and tedious, especially for … Continue reading

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Examples of Nonfeasance in Terms of Tort Law

There are so many terms in regards to tort law that it can be confusing understanding what a simple sentence means in a legal or court document. Personal injury lawyers are the solution to comprehending confusing legal jargon and paperwork … Continue reading

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Errors that May Waive a Counsel’s Right to Argue for Mistrial

If counsel fails to ask the trial court to rebuke a juror during trial, has counsel, for purposes of an appeal, waived any claim of error for a mistrial? The Indiana Court of Appeals says, yes. Recently, in Upham v. … Continue reading

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What is a Reservations of Rights Letter?

Once a personal injury victim files a claim with or against an insurance company, the first document they will send to the insurance adjuster is called a demand letter. The first document they might receive from the insurance provider is … Continue reading

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Explanation of Negligence Per Se Claims

In a standard personal injury case, a plaintiff or their legal team is obligated to establish a defendant’s “duty of care”, prove that there was a “breach” of the duty, and then demonstrate how this negligence caused the plaintiff harm … Continue reading

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Can an Injured Employee Collect Unemployment and Temporary Total Disability Benefits if Laid Off?

A few years ago, the Indiana Court of Appeals made a ruling regarding injured employees and workers compensation. They ruled that an injured worker can still receive workers’ compensation benefits even after collecting unemployment during the same time-period, so long … Continue reading

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Understanding Medical Consents

Anytime a patient is preparing to undergo a medical procedure, surgery, or treatment, the state will require medical consent. In the case that a hospital or doctor fails to obtain proper medical consent from either the patient or their conservator, … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice and Surgical Error Lawsuits

Surgery is meant to improve or enhance a patient’s quality of health, life, and well-being. But what happens when a surgery isn’t necessary, and worse, causes injury or suffering to a person? This could possibly be an example of a … Continue reading

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Information about Scaffolding Accidents and Lawsuits

Construction workers, especially the veterans, fully understand the risk they take on with their line of work. And for anyone that is considering joining the construction workforce, it is recommended to examine these risks before making any final decisions. This … Continue reading

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What Does Statute of Limitations Mean in an Injury Lawsuit?

When a person is injured in a negligent accident, they or their families may wish to pursue compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. In this case, they have a limited amount of time in which they can legally file a … Continue reading

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