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May 4, 2021 The Legal Doctrine of Respondeat Superior

Often in the legal world, people discuss the phrase “respondeat superior” when talking about companies and employees. Well, many people probably wonder what this legal doctrine is all about, so this blog will attempt to explain respondeat superior and offer some examples as to when it is used. The legal doctrine of respondeat superior states […]

April 30, 2021 Can a Defendant Introduce Plaintiff’s Medical Bills in A Personal Injury Case Even When They Aren’t Making A Claim For Medical Expenses? ?

In Indiana, much has been made of cases concerning a plaintiff’s medical bills, and whether the reduced amount paid by insurance can be admitted at trial. The chief cases in this regard are Patchett v. Lee and Stanley v. Walker. These cases addressed whether the reduced amount of medical bills paid by either insurance or […]

April 23, 2021 Asking Hypothetical Questions When Deposing a Defense Expert

When leading up to a personal injury case, in the discovery phase, defense attorneys will often hire an expert to look into whether the accident at hand caused the plaintiff’s injuries or created problems with preexisting injuries. These defense experts often come back with reports that state the injury or injuries in question were not […]

April 19, 2021 When Can Medical Providers Be Held Liable for Improperly Releasing Your Medical Records?

When you visit the doctor, medical records are created that document your visit and what occurred. These can be accessed by you at home, or by your doctor if necessary. These records are protected by HIPPA and people who are not authorized to access your records cannot see them. If someone does gain unauthorized access […]

April 16, 2021 Practicing in a Pandemic: “I’m Not a Cat”

With the Covid-19 Pandemic throwing everything into chaos, many people had to get used to working from home, using technology in ways they had never used it before. Whether this was using Zoom, a website and app most people had never heard of before the pandemic or figuring out how to set up audio and […]

April 12, 2021 What is an Electric Company’s Duty to Keep People From Being Electrocuted By Power Lines?

When someone is working on a job, and is injured by another business or person, or the actions of another business or person, does that business or person owe the injured person a duty of care? In order to fully explain this, let’s look at a case recently decided by the Indiana Court of Appeals. […]

April 9, 2021 Governmental Entity Liability and Discretionary Functions Under the Indiana Tort Claims Act

Governmental entities can be held liable in certain instances, but sometimes are protected from liability by a state’s Tort Claims Act. In cases where there someone is acting in their official capacity as an employee of the state or federal government, and they cause injury to someone, the government agency can potentially be held liable […]

March 29, 2021 You Have to Know What You Fell on To Sue Someone For Your Injuries!

Why it’s Important to Pay Attention to Your Surroundings After an Injury When someone is injured in a slip-and-fall accident, there is often a visible cause. Whether that be an icy parking lot or sidewalk, a pothole, crack, or unlevel pavement, or a wet spot, whether that be water in a parking lot or puddles […]

March 26, 2021 Is The Owner or The Snow Removal Company Liable for Slip and Fall Injuries?

Pioneer Retail v. Jones – Disputed Liability in Slip & Fall Premises Cases In premises liability cases, sometimes there is a dispute over who controls the premises where the plaintiff slipped and fell. Oftentimes this can occur when someone slips and falls in a parking lot, or on a sidewalk, because those areas might not […]

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