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Category: Personal Injuries

Indianapolis personal injury law blog. Here we will provide useful articles of various types of personal injury information in Indiana.

September 14, 2020 How Does Weather Affect Liability For Car Accidents In Indiana?

Weather is a major contributor to car accidents. Whether it’s rain, sleet, ice, snow, fog, or some other condition, an estimated 1.2 million car accidents a year are caused by weather. Wet pavement and rain are the two most common weather-related causes of rain. Accidents caused by weather raise an interesting legal problem. Who is […]

September 5, 2020 Reasonable Value

What is the Reasonable Value of the Medical Treatment Necessary to Treat the Injury/Injuries? Looking at the map we have set up regarding damages that are recoverable in an Indiana tort law case, the next section is subsection 5 of Indiana Model Jury Instruction 703, which states: “In deciding the amount of money you award, […]

August 13, 2020 How Does the Age or Life Expectancy of a Plaintiff Factor into Damages?

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 […]

July 21, 2020 What If The Defendant Gets Rid of Evidence I Need to Prove My Case: Spoliation

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 […]

July 1, 2020 What if I get into a car crash and hurt as a passenger but the driver’s insurance company won’t cover me?

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 […]

June 18, 2020 How to find a personal accident attorney in Indiana

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 […]

June 1, 2020 Part 2: What is my car accident claim worth?

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”.

May 30, 2020 Part 1: What is my Car Accident Claim Worth?

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.

May 29, 2020 How to file a personal injury claim following an accident

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.

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FAQs
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.

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.

Case Worth

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.

Why Hire?

Choosing an attorney that has experience dealing with personal injury law is important to protect your legal rights. If you are trying to recover damages from a business or other type of organization, you can bet that they are going to have a legal team on their side.

Medical Bills

If you were injured by an accident you may be struggling to determine who is responsible for paying your medical bills and holding them accountable. Speak to an experienced personal injury lawyer at The Law Office of Hurst Limontes LLC and learn if we may be able to help.

Recovery

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