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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.

July 30, 2021 Sports Injuries and Liability

What happens when someone is injured when they are playing a sport because of someone else’s actions, or is hurt at a sporting event? Well, there are many ways to look at this. Was the sporting event a dangerous one for spectators? If the person who was injured was participating in the sport, were they […]

April 12, 2021 What is an Electric Company’s Duty to Keep People From Being Electrocuted By Power Lines?

When someone is working on a job, and is injured by another business or person, or the actions of another business or person, does that business or person owe the injured person a duty of care? In order to fully explain this, let’s look at a case recently decided by the Indiana Court of Appeals. […]

March 29, 2021 You Have to Know What You Fell on To Sue Someone For Your Injuries!

Why it’s Important to Pay Attention to Your Surroundings After an Injury When someone is injured in a slip-and-fall accident, there is often a visible cause. Whether that be an icy parking lot or sidewalk, a pothole, crack, or unlevel pavement, or a wet spot, whether that be water in a parking lot or puddles […]

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 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 […]

December 28, 2020 How Do Subsequent Remedial Measures Impact Personal Injury Cases?

When someone slips and falls on ice outside of a business, or on a puddle of water inside a restaurant, and suffers an injury, and there is no ice on the sidewalk, or no wet floor sign, what happens? In a lawsuit for a personal injury, this might show that the company was liable for […]

November 16, 2020 The Known and Obvious Danger Premises Liability Case

The Known and Obvious Danger Defense in a Premises Liability Case In a premises liability case, such as a slip-and-fall case, the defendant may attempt to make a claim that the accident occurred because there was a known and obvious danger that should have been apparent to the person who fell. This known and obvious […]

August 13, 2020 How Does the Age or Life Expectancy of a Plaintiff Factor into Damages?

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 […]

July 21, 2020 What If The Defendant Gets Rid of Evidence I Need to Prove My Case: Spoliation

In a case where evidence has not been preserved by the opposing party, one might have a claim of spoliation of evidence. As defined by Indiana case law, “spoliation of evidence is the intentional destruction, mutilation, alteration, or concealment of evidence – if spoliation by a party to a lawsuit is proved, the jury may […]

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