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August 19, 2019 Pedestrian Injury Risks By State

In light of the new tech era with cars that drive themselves, park themselves and brake in emergencies if needed, the focus has shifted away from pedestrian safety. People are more concerned with speed and the time it takes to travel to their destination than avoiding a crash involving a pedestrian. In portions of Texas, […]

August 15, 2019 Alex J. Limontes and William W. Hurst Named “Best Lawyers” 2020

The Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC is pleased to announce that attorneys Alexander J. Limontes and William W. Hurst have again been named to the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America as a Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal […]

August 12, 2019 Motorcycle Awareness

The warmer seasons are here which means more motorcycles will be out on the roads. Motorcycles can be very fun especially in the summer months, yet they bring about a special danger that only riders can understand. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states, 5,172 motorcyclists were killed in crashes in 2017, which is a […]

August 5, 2019 Dearly Departed: Court of Appeals of Indiana Finds that Estates with No Heirs May Not Pursue Survivor Damages in Wrongful Death Cases

They say that death and taxes are the only two certainties in life, but the Court of Appeals of Indiana has recently added to that list of foregone conclusions by finding that a beneficiary of a wrongful death action with no heirs may not continue to pursue survivor damages if the beneficiary dies himself/herself while […]

August 2, 2019 Law Office of William W. Hurst’s Very Own Alexander Limontes Leads the Charge to help form the New Solo Small Firm Division of the Indianapolis Bar Association

For years, our Partner, Alex Limontes, has volunteered his time and resources to the Indianapolis Bar Association by serving in various capacities including his current capacity as an At Large Member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Indianapolis Bar Association Solo Small Firm Division. In an article published in the most recent Indiana Lawyer, Alex […]

July 29, 2019 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Every day, approximately 30 people die and 800 are injured in drunk driving crashes in the United States alone. In 2017, drunk driving deaths equated to one death every 48 minutes. Although the deaths have decreased in recent years, drunk driving crashes have resulted in more than 10,000 lives per year. While younger drivers make […]

July 25, 2019 Lawyer Links 2019

The Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC proudly sponsored the 2019 Indianapolis Bar Foundation’s Law Links Classic held at the Country Club of Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Bar Foundation (IBF) funds important community programs like a yearly $35,000.00 Impact Grant, Ask a Lawyer, Legal Lines, Bench Bar Conference and the Homeless Shelter Hospice Program! All […]

July 23, 2019 Admissibility of Police Reports in Personal Injury Cases

In personal injury cases, generally those resulting out of car crashes, a police report is often prepared by the officer responding to the scene. Police reports can provide useful information to you and your attorney; however, their use is limited in personal injury suits. To increase your chances of a successful award, it important to […]

July 1, 2019 Fireworks, Freedom, and Fourth of July Safety

Many of us gather with family and friends to celebrate one of our favorite holidays – The Fourth of July. Whether you plan to be at a lake or grilling out by the pool this Independence Day, we can all agree that Fireworks and the Fourth of July go hand in hand. Before you begin […]

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Our Fees

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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