Category: Back and Neck Injuries
Indianapolis back and neck injury law blog. Here we will provide useful articles of various types of back and neck injury information.
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 […]
Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a report detailing a rise in accidents across the country in the year 2020. From the beginning of the year until September, the number of crashes rose from roughly 26,000 in 2019 to roughly 28,000 in 2020. The NHTSA will not have data for the full year […]
After getting into an accident or being involved in a slip-and-fall, a person may suffer injuries, whether they be very serious or only minor in nature. After suffering these injuries, a person may go see a doctor, no matter the severity. The doctor may take one of several different paths in helping someone treat these […]
The last subsection of Indiana Model Jury Instruction 703 is subsection 8, regarding the life expectancy of a plaintiff involved in a car accident. This section deals with the introduction, usually at a trial, of standard life expectancy tables. These tables show the chance of death for every conceivable age as well as the number […]
For the most part, personal injury lawsuits tend to arise out of isolated incidents where someone’s reckless or careless actions while driving have caused damage and/or injuries. For example, distracted driving while on a cell phone or failing to adhere to proper traffic signs and lights. However, at times, that person’s careless actions can lead […]
We previously talked about how a JURY will determine what your Damages are after hearing the Evidence in a Car Accident Case. Those Damages are suggested to the Jury under the Indiana model Civil Jury instructions and the Jury is told to consider a number of elements. One of those Elements they are asked to consider is the “Nature and Extent of the Injuries”.
The Lawyers at Hurst Limontes LLC have litigated and tried numerous Personal Injury as well as Car Accident Cases and have seen a shift in the number of Judges using the Model Jury Instructions almost exclusively.
When it comes to vehicular accidents and personal injury, there can be a wide range of potential injuries — from minor scrapes and bruises to more severe, traumatic cases.
In the days and weeks following an accident, there can be a lot of things happening, leaving some of the smaller things to fall through the cracks. What are some of the complications that lawyers tend to see in the beginning stages of your case?