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August 15, 2022 Indiana Court Deems Grocery Store Landowner Not Responsible for Patrons’ Injuries in Parking Lot

In the Case of Poppe v. Angell Enterprises, Inc., 169 N.E.3d 408 (Ind.App., 2021) a Grocery store’s landlord, who was responsible for maintaining the store’s parking lot, owed no duty to a patron because the landlord could not have known or reasonably foreseen that its patrons would be struck by an intoxicated driver in the […]

July 27, 2022 Stop Sign-Related Accident Results in Sizeable Jury Verdict

Intersections with stop signs are far too often the scene of accidents as drivers who are not paying attention blow through them an injury innocent people. In the case of Wilde v. Allender, Diana Wilde was riding as a passenger in a truck with her husband. The couple was driving to their home in Franklin, […]

June 10, 2022 Did a Law Firm Commit Malpractice by Not Filing a Complaint Within the Statute of Limitations?

In the case of Roumbos v. Vazanellis and Thiros and Stracci, P.C., Roumbos was 85 and visiting her husband at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Lake County in January 2011. She had visited her husband several times before. When she visited this time, her husband asked for a glass of water which she gave to him. […]

April 2, 2022 The Allowance of Medical Bills Into a Trial

In personal injury trials and pre-litigation, medical bills can be a contentious issue. This is because of case law in Indiana that allows plaintiffs and defendants to introduce different numbers when it comes to medical bills. Plaintiffs introduce the amount of money that the plaintiff was actually billed, and defendants are allowed to introduce the […]

March 31, 2022 Live to Fight Another Day – Surviving a Motion for Dismissal in Indiana

When stating a claim against an insurance company, one of the most significant steps in securing a judgment is surviving a motion to dismiss. Often, to stop you from building a solid case against them, insurance companies will try to get a case thrown out on dismissal. This normally happens before you can get a […]

March 27, 2022 Other Similar Incidents (OSI) Evidence – What is it, and Why is it Important?

In personal injury cases, especially those involving slip-and-falls or other injuries involving a company, sometimes a plaintiff can use prior incidents that are somewhat similar to show that a company should have known that an injury was likely to occur, and that they could have prevented this injury from happening. This evidence is known as […]

March 25, 2022 What is an Indiana NIED Claim?

NIED stands for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress. Generally, a NIED Claim stems from a plaintiff being involved in a particularly gruesome or distressing event caused by the negligence of another party. In Indiana, a plaintiff must be directly impacted by the event and suffer severe emotional trauma from the impact. These requirements fall under […]

March 17, 2022 Innkeeper Statute Limited Stolen Personal Property Damages to $200

In the case of Smith v. Dunn Hospitality Group Manager, Inc., d/b/a Comfort Inn, The Smiths became guests at the Comfort Inn in Evansville, Indiana, after a fire occurred in their home and they brought personal property with them. The Smiths were arrested 10 days later and taken into custody for about two weeks before […]

March 11, 2022 Was an Employee in the Scope of Their Employment When They Struck a Pedestrian?

In the case of Sony DADC US Inc. and Brown v. Thompson, Thompson filed suit alleging negligence and vicarious liability against Brown and his employer, Sony DADC US Inc. Thompson worked as a security guard for Securitas, a private contractor, and provided security for Sony at its Terre Haute, Indiana facility. While walking across the […]

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