What happens when you cross inexperienced companies managing enormous road construction projects with poor oversight? You get delays if you’re lucky and death if you’re not. Spirits and hopes were high in early 2008 when contractors selected by the Indiana Department of Transportation broke ground on the first of a series of projects aimed at…

Personal Injury Terminology William W. Hurst – Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyer Whether you are in a car accident, semi-truck accident, or motorcycle accident you will want to make a personal injury claim if you are injured. Making a personal injury claim can be complicated, time-consuming, and confusing for anyone who isn’t a personal injury lawyer….

Newly Introduced Bill Would Grant Attorneys Fees In All Indiana Wrongful Death Cases William W. Hurst – Indianapolis Wrongful Death Lawyer Indiana has three separate wrongful death statutes including the General Wrongful Death Statute (GWDS), the Adult Wrongful Death Statute (AWDS), and the Child Wrongful Death Statute (CWDS). (The GWDS and ADWS are both outlined in…

William “Bill” Hurst, Indianapolis Wrongful Death Lawyer The following is an analysis of a recent Indiana Supreme Court decision discussing whether attorney’s fees are available in wrongful death cases where the decedent was survived by a spouse or children.  On August 27th the Supreme Court of Indiana, in SCI Propane, LLC v. Frederick, decided Indiana’s…

William W. Hurst – Personal Injury Lawyer, Indianapolis, IN Many clients come in to our office after being injured during a violent crime or an automobile accident where the person at fault was charged with a crime. One common example is being the victim of an assault at a bars or other drinking establishment, such…

William W. Hurst, Indianapolis Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Motorcycle accidents are always serious and generally involve an increased risk of death and serious injury. The operator of a “bike” is much more “at risk” than the operator of 4-wheel vehicles.  Motorcycle accidents average about 5,000 accidents per year according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration….

Are Pedestrian Accidents On The Rise? William “Bill” Hurst Indiana has seen its fair share of car accidents involving pedestrians resulting in death this year. One such accident, in Southwestern Indiana involved a drunk driver who also had a suspended license. The woman who was hit died as a result of the accident. Car accidents involving pedestrians…

By: William “Bill” Hurst Roughly 5.5 million car accidents occur each year, with nearly 35,000 people losing their lives as a result. According to the NHTSA semi-truck accidents severely injure or kill someone every 16 minutes. Large trucks (vehicles weighing over 10,000 lbs.) are involved in 500,000 of these accidents.1 Out of those 500,000 truck accidents…

By: William “Bill” Hurst Every day people travel to and from their place of work by car and some people even travel throughout the day for their jobs. The question posed by this article is; When Does Employer Liability Arise for a car accident negligently caused by their employee? The answer to this question is controlled…

By William “Bill” Hurst, Wrongful Death Attorney A mother of three wakes up one morning and notices a lump on her neck that she hasn’t seen before. Fearing for the worst the woman rushes to the hospital and waits patiently to see a doctor. After hours of waiting she is finally seen and finds out…