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FAQS About Losing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

There are many ways a plaintiff can lose their personal injury lawsuit. A directed verdict, summary judgement, or jury verdict for the defense are all possibilities. When this happens, the victim is usually asking themselves what they are supposed to … Continue reading

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How to Find a Reputable Personal Injury Lawyer in Indiana

After being injured in an accident caused by another person’s negligence, victims are sure to have questions and concerns. This is why a personal injury lawyer is a significant asset to anyone that’s suffered a recent serious injury or been … Continue reading

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Property Code Violations Can Cause Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip, trip, and fall accidents are complicated. There are so many variables that can lead to such accidents and injuries. One of the most common causes of slip and fall accidents involve property code violations. When a commercial or rental … Continue reading

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A Brief Review of Indiana’s Personal Injury Laws

In terms of personal injury, Indiana has its own set of ordinances that surround the civil legal process and more. This includes time limits for filing lawsuits, government claims, compensation caps, liability, and more. Most of these basic personal injury … Continue reading

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Can I Settle My Own Personal Injury Claim?

Truthfully, more than 90% of personal injury claims never become a lawsuit because they are settled out of court. Negotiating a settlement out of court makes the legal process simpler and more efficient, and it costs much less than having … 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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Negotiating a Final Settlement in a Personal Injury Case

Negotiating a final settlement in a personal injury case is a common occurrence. It is much like buying a used car from a dealership. The salesman wants to sell the car at the highest price possible, while the customer wants … 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 MedPay?

Every driver needs to have car insurance. But car insurance only covers damages to vehicles, not people. Fortunately, there is an additional type of coverage you can purchase to protect yourself and your passengers. It is called medical payments coverage, … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between Criminal and Civil Penalties?

There are two primary categories of law within our country’s legal system, civil law and criminal law. Within both categories, legal penalties can ensue for any guilty parties. To understand civil penalties and criminal penalties, it is best to first … Continue reading

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