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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.