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January 15, 2021 The Indiana Tort Claims Act and “In the Scope of Employment”: Burton v. Benner

In the case Burton v. Benner, the issue of whether someone was acting “in the scope of employment” when an accident occurred was brought before the Indiana Supreme Court. This case involved a motorcycle accident that was caused when an off-duty police officer was driving his unmarked police vehicle. In this case the police officer […]

December 28, 2020 How Do Subsequent Remedial Measures Impact Personal Injury Cases?

When someone slips and falls on ice outside of a business, or on a puddle of water inside a restaurant, and suffers an injury, and there is no ice on the sidewalk, or no wet floor sign, what happens? In a lawsuit for a personal injury, this might show that the company was liable for […]

December 21, 2020 December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Two of the biggest celebrations of the year occur in December – Christmas and New Years Eve. These events by themselves also lead to many impaired drivers, due to increased alcohol consumption. An increase in impaired driving can and does lead to an increase in accidents every year. This time of year is dangerous because […]

Indiana Suspends Jury Trials Until March, 2021 To Prevent Spread of the Novel Coronavirus

Our Team prides itself on being Trial Lawyers who fight for the victims of personal injury. We file and litigate a lot of cases because under most circumstances that is the only way to be treated fairly by and insurance company.  When an insurance company sees our name on the other side, they know that […]

December 7, 2020 What Are Bench Trials and How Might They Affect My Personal Injury Case?

Often, clients ask us if we think their case will go to trial. The simple answer is no. Not all cases that are filed will go to trial. We get this question quite a bit from a lot of our clients who have a Fear of Public Speaking. According to some experts about 75% of […]

November 16, 2020 Is a Helmet Required on a Motorcycle?

Is a Helmet Required on a Motorcycle? In Indiana, when driving a motorcycle, does a person have to wear a helmet? Helmet’s are important for rider safety and can help save lives and prevent major injuries from happening. It is important when riding a motorcycle to be as safe as possible. Because motorcycles are smaller […]

November 7, 2020 Semi-Truck Accidents in the Winter

With the weather turning cold, and the fall season slowly but surely moving toward winter, drivers must be extra vigilant on the roads to ensure safety while moving along the roadways. This can be particularly true while driving on wet or icy highways surrounded by large semi-trucks. Semi-trucks can present hazards on the road, especially […]

November 2, 2020 Tort Reform: What is it? What Impact has it had? Why do Some People May Think a Lawsuit Makes Them “Sue Happy”?

Tort Reform is something that not many people know about, but can affect them in a personal injury lawsuit and has even led people to question whether or not their injuries are worth bringing a lawsuit over. This is an idea that could potentially reduce the amount of compensation someone can receive in a lawsuit […]

October 21, 2020 Motorcycle Insurance – What’s Covered? What Issues Arise? Why Do I Need It?

Indiana law requires an operator and owner of a vehicle, whether that be a regular automobile or a motorcycle, to have insurance to cover that vehicle in the case of an accident. This is important to ensure the safe operation of vehicles on the roads, but insurance is also important to compensate for any injuries […]

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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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