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Category: Wrongful Death

Indianapolis wrongful death law blog. Here we will provide useful articles of various types of wrongful death case information in Indiana.

May 4, 2021 The Legal Doctrine of Respondeat Superior

Often in the legal world, people discuss the phrase “respondeat superior” when talking about companies and employees. Well, many people probably wonder what this legal doctrine is all about, so this blog will attempt to explain respondeat superior and offer some examples as to when it is used. The legal doctrine of respondeat superior states […]

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 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. […]

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 12, 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 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 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 […]

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 […]

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    It cost $0 up front to hire our office. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you only pay us if we settle your case or obtain a verdict on your behalf.

    If we’re unable to obtain a settlement of verdict for you we eat the costs we’ve advanced to litigate your case, which includes costs for ordering medical records, filing your case, hiring experts, deposing witnesses, and many other things.

    If we do settle your case or obtain a verdict for you our standard rate is 33% of the settlement or verdict, plus reimbursement for the expense we’ve previously advanced. Our fee never increases like some personal injury attorneys, even if we have to take your case to trial.

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    As a victim, establishing damages, negotiating with the insurance company, or filing a lawsuit can be daunting and next to impossible without the assistance of an experienced lawyer. As a result, if you have been hurt in an accident, it is important that you contact an attorney as soon as possible to help you recover the compensation to which you are entitled under Indiana law.

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    After you have been injured, you are entitled to compensation. The type and amount of compensation depends on the injury, bills, the cause of the injury, negligence/bad faith of the defendant, etc. The attorney you retain can also heavy influence your recovery through knowledge, experience, and dedication. Legal terms and phrases can be confusing even after you retain an attorney. If you have been injured, you may wonder how much your case is worth or what your “damages” are. The worse the injuries, the higher the value of the case and the greater need for an experienced attorney