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February 26, 2021 When Can A Juror Be Struck For Cause? Clark v. Mattar (Case Study)

Every juror in any case has biases. They may think that they cannot fairly treat someone who has caused an accident, or they may feel in a criminal trial that they cannot treat a criminal defendant. However, attorneys can, before any trial happens, weed out potential jurors who might have bias or who might be […]

February 22, 2021 How Quickly Must an Appeal Be Filed and What Happens If It’s Not? Cooper’s Hawk, LLC v. Ray (Case Study)

This case was a recent Indiana Supreme Court case involving a slip-and-fall in a Cooper’s Hawk Restaurant. The case involved an appeal to the Indiana Appellate Court after Cooper’s Hawk filed a summary judgement claim that was denied by the trial court. Ray was injured when she slipped and fell in a Cooper’s Hawk Winery, […]

February 1, 2021 Proximate Cause vs. But-For Cause – Proving a Negligence Claim

In a negligence case, a person must prove four things in order to be compensated for any injuries they suffered. Those four things are duty, breach, causation, and damages suffered. Concerning causation, there are two different ways that a person could have caused an injury. Proximate causation and but-for causation. Proximate Cause Proximate cause can […]

January 26, 2021 HIPPA Confidentiality and Your Right to Sue

In Indiana, there are two statutes that govern the disclosure of medical records by medical providers. They are the Health Insurance and Portability Accountability Act (HIPPA) and the Indiana Access to Health Care Records Statute (IAHCRS). The tort of disclosure, the act of a medical provider disclosing someone’s medical records unlawfully, is not recognized in […]

January 19, 2021 What Duty Does a Business Have to Protect me From Third Parties?

What happens if someone is at a bar, and, while no fight occurs inside the bar, when people leave, a fight breaks out between a patron of the bar and a third party? This question was addressed by the Indiana Supreme Court recently and has a lot to do with the foreseeability of the actions […]

January 15, 2021 The Indiana Tort Claims Act and “In the Scope of Employment”: Burton v. Benner

In the case Burton v. Benner, the issue of whether someone was acting “in the scope of employment” when an accident occurred was brought before the Indiana Supreme Court. This case involved a motorcycle accident that was caused when an off-duty police officer was driving his unmarked police vehicle. In this case the police officer […]

December 28, 2020 How Do Subsequent Remedial Measures Impact Personal Injury Cases?

When someone slips and falls on ice outside of a business, or on a puddle of water inside a restaurant, and suffers an injury, and there is no ice on the sidewalk, or no wet floor sign, what happens? In a lawsuit for a personal injury, this might show that the company was liable for […]

December 21, 2020 December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Two of the biggest celebrations of the year occur in December – Christmas and New Years Eve. These events by themselves also lead to many impaired drivers, due to increased alcohol consumption. An increase in impaired driving can and does lead to an increase in accidents every year. This time of year is dangerous because […]

Indiana Suspends Jury Trials Until March, 2021 To Prevent Spread of the Novel Coronavirus

Our Team prides itself on being Trial Lawyers who fight for the victims of personal injury. We file and litigate a lot of cases because under most circumstances that is the only way to be treated fairly by and insurance company.  When an insurance company sees our name on the other side, they know that […]

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    It cost $0 up front to hire our office. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you only pay us if we settle your case or obtain a verdict on your behalf.

    If we’re unable to obtain a settlement of verdict for you we eat the costs we’ve advanced to litigate your case, which includes costs for ordering medical records, filing your case, hiring experts, deposing witnesses, and many other things.

    If we do settle your case or obtain a verdict for you our standard rate is 33% of the settlement or verdict, plus reimbursement for the expense we’ve previously advanced. Our fee never increases like some personal injury attorneys, even if we have to take your case to trial.

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