Category: Brain Injuries
Indianapolis brain injury law blog. Here we will provide useful articles of various types of brain injury information in Indiana.
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 […]
Personal Injury cases can be complicated. An attorney must determine fault, must often work with insurance companies or businesses to see how much in medical expenses they would be willing to pay, and working on a settlement offer if the client thinks that amount is enough to cover their expenses, or going to trial if […]
Riding motorcycles has a significant risk that people should be made aware of. If someone is riding a motorcycle without a helmet on and gets into an accident, they have the risk of developing a traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBI’s can range anywhere from severe to mild and have different symptoms and long-term effects depending […]
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”.
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?