William Bill Hurst -Your Indiana Lawyer Indiana Governor Pushes Litigation Reform as Part of his Legislative Agenda Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be including “Tort Reform” (actually lawsuit reform as “Loser Pays” includes all claims litigated) as part of his Agenda in this year’s legislative session.  Litigation reform was not one of Governor Pence’s platforms…

I Slipped and Fell At A Business, What Should I Do? William Bill Hurst -Your Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyer   These types of cases (“premises liability”) are some of the most difficult to argue before a judge and jury. They are difficult for several reasons: first it is often hard to prove the facts of…

William Bill Hurst -Your Indiana Lawyer No matter how familiar this world gets with social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, it still seems that some people ignore an obvious truth: the words, ideas, pictures and things you put online can be used against you. Just as personal communications, recollections, notes, and even…

William Bill Hurst-Your Indiana Lawyer There is one particular type of damage awarded by the courts that has become sensationalized in today’s society, punitive damages. Most people have heard of, or can at least guess at, the meaning of “punitive damages” but most don’t know the finer details of the concept.   Why Do We…

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