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What is comparative negligence in Indiana car accident cases?

Negligence is defined as being careless or failing to act as a reasonably prudent person would under the same or similar circumstances. In car crashes, the typical legal claim is that the driver who caused the crash was careless in their driving and their carelessness...

Why File a Wrongful Death Claim?

A settlement in a wrongful death case is not about putting a price on a person’s life. It is about making sure the liable parties are held responsible for what they caused. It will also help the family of the deceased move on financially. This is especially true when...

What is considered a wrongful death?

A number of incidents may fall under this statue including a death which results from a car or motorcycle accident caused by another’s reckless driving. Negligence in the failure to diagnose a fatal disease, negligent medical treatment, or even neglect and nursing...

What damages may be recovered in a premises liability case?

Damages which may be recovered in a premises liability case may include: Medical expenses Future medical expenses Lost wages and future lost wages Permanent disability Loss of quality of life Pain and suffering To understand what your rights and options are under...

What does invited mean in a Premises Liability Case?

A customer in a business or a guest in your home is an invited guest. They will have a higher legal standing, than a trespasser. Children, even when trespassing, may fall into a category somewhere in between if they are too young to understand a property hazard or...

Who is at Fault? In a Premises Liability Case

Indiana law treats premises injuries different based on the status of the person at the time they were injured. There are three classifications of persons: invitee, licensee, or trespasser. An invitee is a person invited upon the property by express or implied...

What is Premises Liability?

Property owners in Indiana, (homeowners, landlords, and commercial property owners) have a legal responsibility to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition and to provide adequate warning of any hazard or unsafe condition that cannot be quickly...

Have your rights been violated?

It is common to feel intimidated, powerless, or even scared when you’ve experienced discrimination or had your civil rights violated. There are laws to provide protection. Civil Rights cases are usually very fact sensitive. This requires a close analysis and...

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