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Category: Personal Injuries

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

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 12, 2021 Good Samaritan Laws

When an accident occurs, whether that be a slip-and-fall or a car accident, sometimes people may stop to try and help any person who has been injured in an accident. However, at times these people could do more harm than good, despite their best intentions. Sometimes, they could cause another injury, or they could make […]

February 8, 2021 Car Accidents Are Rising: Experts Blame Risky Driving During the Pandemic

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 […]

February 5, 2021 Following Your Doctor’s Advice: Why You Should Follow Up

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 […]

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 29, 2021 Appointment of a Personal Representative for a Wrongful Death Estate

A case of wrongful death can not only cause the deceased’s family great pain, but it can also limit that family financially, especially if the deceased was the primary provider for that household. In order to compensate the family of the deceased for their loss, it is important to hold the person or company liable […]

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 […]

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