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Category: Premises Liability

Indianapolis premise liability and slip & fall blog. Here we will provide useful articles of various types of injury information in Indiana.

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 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, […]

April 4, 2022 ‘Open and Obvious’ Conditions

In premises liability cases where a slip-and-fall injury has occurred, a common defense by the owner of the premises is that the condition that caused the plaintiff’s injury was “open and obvious,” meaning that the plaintiff should have known or actually did know about the condition. In many cases, this knowledge would have to come […]

March 21, 2022 Do Homeowners Have a Duty to Protect Their Invitees from Foreseeable Injuries?

In the case of Rogers, et al. v. Martin and Brothers, Angela Martin and Brian Brothers hosted a house party together. Towards the end of the party, Brothers and two guests, Jerry Chambers and Paul Michalik were involved in a fist fight. As a result of the fight, Martin saw Chambers was bleeding from and […]

March 19, 2022 Indemnification Clauses Involving Negligence of Landlord in Lease Agreement

In the case of BC Osaka, Inc. and City Inn, Inc., v. Kainan Investment Groups, Inc., Magallanes sustained personal injuries when she tripped and fell on a rod that was sticking out of a cement bumper in the BC Osaka restaurant parking lot. She filed a complaint against BC Osaka, Inc. and City Inn, Inc., […]

February 28, 2022 Are Shootings at Bars Considered Foreseeable as a Matter of Law?

In the case of Goodwin, Randolph, and Washington v. Yeakle’s Sports Bar and Grill, Inc., patrons were injured after a shooting in a neighborhood bar and subsequently would sue the bar for negligence. The trial court granted summary judgment in the bar’s favor. They concluded that the bar did not owe a duty to the […]

January 13, 2022 New Years Resolutions Could Lead To Injury! Check Your Gym Equipment!

With the New Year here, many eager Hoosiers with high hopes for 2022 have or will be signing up for new gym memberships and new gym waivers. The 2022 gym crowd should closely check their fitness machines before starting their workouts. In Clay v. Franciscan, Jerry Clay was on a lat pull-down machine when the […]

November 2, 2021 Negligent and Distracted Driving – Stotts-Young v. Burdette

Negligent and distracted driving can cause terrible accidents. It can cause injuries and death, and it can hurt not only those involved in the accident itself, but it can hurt loved ones who may lose someone close to them or have to deal with consequences from the injuries suffered by the person involved. Negligent and […]

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