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Category: Injuries

Indianapolis injury blog. Here we will provide useful articles of various types of injuries and information in Indiana.

September 28, 2022 Gas Grill Explosion Results in $2 Million Settlement

As people get older, they often require more assistance for everyday chores that need to be done. It is often more safe for them to pay people to do things like mowing the lawn or cleaning a grill. This way, they can prevent accidents and injuries by relying on professional services that should be able […]

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 16, 2022 Hospitals and Non-Hospitals May Be Liable for the Tortious Conduct of an Independent Contractor

Back in 1999, the Indiana Supreme Court in Sword v. NKC Hospitals, Inc. adopted the Restatement (Second) of Torts § 429, holding that a hospital could be vicariously liable for the tortious conduct of an independent contractor through an apparent or ostensible agency. Under Sword’s § 429 apparent agency analysis, courts look at two main […]

July 8, 2022 Premises Liability Case Settled for $270,000 Due to In-Store Mishap

Store owners have a duty to protect customers from any defects or liabilities within their establishments. When this duty is breached, people can be seriously hurt. Furthermore, this issue of duty can come up even when their appears to be nothing potentially dangerous. In the case of Calvillo v. Menards, plaintiff, Ernesto Calvillo, was with […]

July 1, 2022 Restaurants Have a Duty Maintain Their Floors

Restaurants have a duty to maintain their premises for patrons that come into their establishment. When this duty is breached, people can be seriously hurt. In the case of Rodriques v. Sugarfire Smoke House, Rodriques went out to eat in May of 2018 to the Sugarfire Smoke House in Indianapolis and after ordering his lunch, […]

May 24, 2022 Does a General Contractor Have a Duty to Provide a Safe Work Environment?

In the case of Ryan v. TCI Architects, et al., TCI Architects entered into an agreement with Gander Mountain to serve as the general contractor on a construction project. The project involved renovations to Gander Mountain’s retail store in Lafayette, Indiana. TCI would hire several subcontractors including BMH Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Craft Mechanical to perform […]

May 20, 2022 Failure to Heed Stop Sign Results in Lawsuit Against Trucking Company

Stop signs are an important part of driver safety in today’s world. Motor vehicles can be considered deadly weapons that can kill people if they are going too fast. Stop signs prevent a lot of accidents, but unfortunately, they do not prevent all of them. In the case of Doe v. Roe Trucking Co., Roe […]

April 29, 2022 Could a School Have Prevented a Fight During a Vocational Program?

In the case of Severance v. New Castle Community School Corp and Melton, Severance and Melton were both enrolled in a vocational education program operated by the New Castle Career Center, which is administered through the New Castle Community School Corporation. A fight broke out between two students which resulted in a severe leg injury […]

April 6, 2022 Dog Bite Cases and Adopted Dogs

In Indiana, dog bite cases follow a particular rule – that being the “one bite rule.” This rule states that owners would be liable for injuries caused by their dog if they knew or should have known that their dog was dangerous. In Indiana, dog owners are not liable if they did not know their […]

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