The Worst Waves of Summer: Family Fun, Accidents and Liability Waivers

Indianapolis Personal Injury Law William W. Hurst

With only a few more weeks of summer left, many families may be trying to squeeze in one last fun-filled weekend. For many, that involves the Indiana State Fair and its enormous midway. For others, it may be a trip to Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana. For others still, it may be a visit to one of central Indiana’s new “escape the room” experiences or a trip to the race track.. Whatever fun may be in store, if it involves anything other than simply standing outdoors, it will likely entail a liability waiver. We see them all the time—they are those paragraphs of legalese that most of us sign without reading, often containing bold font and titles such as “hold harmless agreement” or “indemnity agreement” or, unimaginatively, “waiver of liability.”  Whatever they are titled, their purpose is the same: to protect the business, event, venue, or other involved party from liability in the event of an accident. So, what happens if you’re injured by the business’s negligence but you’ve signed a waiver? Fortunately, you may still be able to recover damages for your injuries, but it’s much harder to do in Indiana than in other states.

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If you are a pedestrian who has been injured by a car accident, you may have assumed that your medical bills will be covered by the driver who hit you. However, some cases are not this straightforward, and to understand who is responsible for your damages you may need answers to several questions first. What…

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When a car accident happens, it’s necessary to establish who was at fault because that party will be liable for the damages they caused. These damages may include personal injuries and property damage. Often those who were involved in the accident or witness to the accident will know who was responsible. However, sometimes, a victim…

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Congratulations to our very own Attorney Alexander J. Limontes whose commitment to the Hispanic and Latino Community in Indiana has been recognized by The National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 10 National Latino Trial Lawyer. The Top 10 is an invitation only professional association composed of the top 10 Latino Trial Lawyers for their…

Indianapolis Personal Injury Law William W. Hurst
William W. Hurst

Bill Hurst has successfully represented hundreds of accident victims, and has limited his practice to personal injury cases for over thirty-five (35) years.


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