mother holding newborn January 26, 2018

When Are Birth Defects Medical Malpractice?

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month, and every year the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) try to raise awareness with expectant mothers and women around the world about the importance of what it takes to have a healthy baby. Birth defects are devastating not only for the child but the parents. […]

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January 8, 2018

The Importance of a Police Report after an Auto Accident

After an automobile accident, you might think that you do not need to file a police report. However, if you may seek compensation later, that police report is one of the most valuable pieces of evidence you could have in your arsenal. Therefore, even if an accident seems “minor,” you may want to reconsider skipping […]

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December 20, 2017

How is a Wrongful Death Claim Different than an Injury Claim in Indiana?

Indiana has its laws that oversee wrongful death claims. These laws are found in the state’s statutes, and they dictate not only how a wrongful death claim is filed, but who qualifies, and the amount of compensation the victim’s family can receive. Wrongful death claims in Indiana are different than personal injury claims, but they […]

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December 6, 2017

Toy Selection Guidelines to Avoid Injuries this Holiday Season

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month, which is the perfect time to freshen up on toy safety – especially while you are shopping for Christmas presents this month. Safe Toys and Gifts Month was started to bring awareness to adults when shopping for gifts for younger children. Toys are supposed to be fun and […]

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November 24, 2017

Can You Prove the Other Driver Was Distracted?

Being aware of the dangers of distracted driving is only half the battle. Knowing how to deal with what happens after a distracted driving accident is an entirely different story. After all, you could suspect that the motorist who caused your accident was distracted, but until you prove it, you cannot receive compensation from them […]

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November 17, 2017

Indiana Bicycle Laws to Know

Riding a bicycle in the state of Indiana is more than hopping onto those two wheels and taking off. In fact, as a cyclist, you have laws that you must follow – some of which are the same as those imposed on motor vehicles. Depending on where you ride, your age, and what you are […]

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November 10, 2017

Premises Liability and Foreseeable Harm: How Does It Work?

When you enter someone’s property, you have a reasonable expectation that you will not be injured while on that property. In support of that expectation the law requires that the property owner maintain the property and keep it relatively safe. If the property owner fails to keep their premises safe, and people visiting that property […]

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