Indianapolis Personal Injury Blog
No Using a Phone While Driving A new law set to take effect July first in Indiana states that now, while driving, you can only use hands-free technology. You may now be pulled over for holding your phone. Previously, the law stated that it was illegal to be texting or emailing while driving; now it […]
In the recent case of Schmidt v. Allstate Property and Casualty Company the Indiana Court of Appeals said that not only can a passenger make a claim against the driver’s insurance company, but they can sue the auto insurance for BAD FAITH if they are unreasonable (which they almost always are). This means that a […]
If you’ve been involved in an accident with a car or truck that is company owned, odds are your personal injury claim is going to be a lot more complicated than just filing against someone’s personal insurance. So if you’ve been in a company-related accident in central Indiana, can you file a claim against the […]
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 […]
The Effect of the Injuries on the Person’s Ability to Function as a Whole Person? Remember we previously discussed Indiana Model Jury Instruction 703 as our “Road Map” when trying to figure out what a Personal Injury Case is worth. We split the first part of Instruction 703 (subsection 1) into two parts because they […]
We previously talked about how a JURY will determine what your Damages are after hearing the Evidence in a Car Accident Case. Those Damages are suggested to the Jury under the Indiana model Civil Jury instructions and the Jury is told to consider a number of elements. One of those Elements they are asked to consider is the “Nature and Extent of the Injuries”.
The Lawyers at Hurst Limontes LLC have litigated and tried numerous Personal Injury as well as Car Accident Cases and have seen a shift in the number of Judges using the Model Jury Instructions almost exclusively.
If you’ve never been injured in an accident, the idea of filing a personal injury claim may seem complicated and difficult. More than likely, you will have plenty of questions — such as “should I file a claim?” and “how long do I have to file a claim?” Luckily, with nearly 65 years in personal injury experience, Hurst Limontes LLC can help answer some of these questions.
Today the Legal Team at Hurst Limontes LLC made a contribution of $1,500.00 to Kids Voice of Indiana. Kids Voice of Indiana is a wonderful group of volunteers and lawyers whose primary mission is to serve Indiana’s children and families by providing legal education, child advocacy and family visitation.