Is a Wrongful Death Case Criminal or Civil?
A wrongful death, technically, is any death that was not a person passing “naturally”. However, when it comes to the courts, the term “wrongful death” is reserved for civil cases. While a wrongful death might result in criminal charges and a civil lawsuit, criminal courts use terms like homicide, manslaughter, and murder to address wrongful […]Full Article
Should Your Injury Attorney Have Courtroom Experience?
Experienced Courtroom Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Indiana When you are looking at your options for a personal injury attorney, you have multiple factors to consider. One of the most important is the attorney’s experience. Experience is a broad category, which includes not only how many years they have been in practice, but how many similar […]Full Article
5 of the Biggest Slip and Fall Cases in History
Skilled Slip and Fall Attorneys If you follow the news much, you might hear about injury cases against big companies, like your local grocery store. In fact, in November 2017, one Alabama man was awarded $7.5 million after falling at his neighborhood Walmart. While you might think $7.5 million is an outrageous amount for a […]Full Article
Who Do You Report a Dog Attack To?
Indiana Dog Attack Injury Attorneys Being bitten by a dog can be traumatic. The state of Indiana takes dog bites and vicious attacks seriously, and they have deployed several measures for helping victims of these attacks. While you can receive compensation by filing a claim against the dog’s owner, you must first report the attack. […]Full Article
Workers’ Compensation Issues to Watch in 2018
Workers’ Comp Lawyers Serving Clients in Indiana Each year, workers’ compensation goes through changes that either positively or negatively affect workers that exercise their right to benefits. Whether you are already injured, or you just want to stay up with the legislative changes concerning your rights, here are some compensation issues that might happen in […]Full Article
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. […]Full Article
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 […]Full Article