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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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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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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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Personal Injury Settlement Checks

When a person is injured in an accident and sues for compensation, upon winning their case they should receive a financial settlement in the form of a check. This can take up to two years depending on the number of … Continue reading

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Choose Craven, Hoover, and Blazek P.C. for Indianapolis Personal Injury Representation You Can Trust!

Craven, Hoover, and Blazek P.C. is a highly respected and seasoned personal injury law firm located in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. We retain a team of skilled accident attorneys with extensive litigation and trial experience. When it comes to recovering full … Continue reading

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A Pre-Existing Medical Condition Can Affect a Personal Injury Claim

When two drivers are involved in a motor vehicle accident, the at-fault party is the driver that demonstrated negligence, thus causing the accident. It is the insurance company of the at-fault party that will file any personal injury claims or … Continue reading

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Is Sliding on Black Ice and Causing a Traffic Accident Considered Negligent and Grounds for a Lawsuit?

Motor vehicle accidents can occur for countless reasons. Most traffic accidents are caused by drivers’ carelessness or defective road signals, while most others are the consequence of accidental circumstances. This time of year, many car collisions are a result of … Continue reading

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Defensive Driving Tips to Avoid Aggressive or Careless Drivers and Traffic Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents are terrible occurrences; whether they are a simple fender-bender, or a serious traffic collision. They disrupt our daily lives, cause emotionally stress, put a heavy load of financial obligations on our shoulders, re-arrange our planned agendas, and … Continue reading

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