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Category: Slip & Fall

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

April 30, 2021 Can a Defendant Introduce Plaintiff’s Medical Bills in A Personal Injury Case Even When They Aren’t Making A Claim For Medical Expenses? ?

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 […]

April 9, 2021 Governmental Entity Liability and Discretionary Functions Under the Indiana Tort Claims Act

Governmental entities can be held liable in certain instances, but sometimes are protected from liability by a state’s Tort Claims Act. In cases where there someone is acting in their official capacity as an employee of the state or federal government, and they cause injury to someone, the government agency can potentially be held liable […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

January 12, 2021 How Snow Removal Contracts Affect Personal Injury Slip and Fall Claims: Buckingham Management LLC v. Tri-Esco, Inc., A Case Study

This case presents an interesting situation – what happens when parties have a contract to do a certain thing, and when it is not done, someone is injured? In this case, Buckingham Management was running an apartment complex, and had contracted with Tri-Esco to remove snow and ice from the apartment parking lots when at […]

December 16, 2020 Slip and Fall Cases and Liability

Slip-and-fall injuries can cause someone significant physical injuries and can cost someone a significant amount of money when attempting to pay for their medical treatment. These cases can increase during the winter months, when surfaces get icier and the entryway to many buildings can get wet from melted snow. If companies are not diligent, their […]

November 9, 2020 What Is Premises Liability and How Could It Affect My Injury Claim?

Premises Liability can play a part in many personal injury cases. These cases mostly involve slip-and-fall accidents but can also be incorporated in other cases. This type of liability concerns what a property owner must do to ensure the safety of those on their property. Simply put, a business owner or property owner must take […]

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 […]

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