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Medical Malpractice

Chester v Afshar

Chester v Afshar is an English tort law case regarding medical negligence and the importance …

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Medical Malpractice

Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee

Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee is an English tort law case based on the …

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Birth Injuries

Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board

Montgomery v Lanarkshire of 2015 is an English tort law case regarding informed consent. The …

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Medical Malpractice

What to Do If You Were Subjected to an Unnecessary Surgery

Unnecessary Surgery Multiple lawsuits have been initiated against three cardiologists and a hospital in Northwest …

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Medical Malpractice

Barnett v Chelsea & Kensington Hospital

When a doctor or medical professional presents themselves as competent in their abilities, their patients …

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Insurance Claim Denials

COVID-Related Business Interruption Insurance Claim Denial

The novel coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, has forced businesses to make difficult decisions. Some businesses …

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Auto Accidents

Car Insurance Claims Process: Adjuster Tips and Tricks

Car insurance providers charge their customers monthly premiums and advertise their wide variety of services. …

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Auto Accidents

What to Do After a Minor Car Accident

Minor car accidents are much more common than severe crashes, and they can happen anywhere. …

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Auto Accidents

What to Do If You Experience Back Pain After a Car Accident

Back pain is one of the most common injuries sustained in vehicle collisions. Minor back …

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Medical Malpractice

Six Reasons You Don’t Have a Medical Malpractice Case

At Wilson Kehoe Winingham, we are dedicated to restoring the lives of our personal injury …

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Auto Accidents

How to Report a Car Accident to the Police

Do you really need to report a car accident to the police? The answer is …

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Auto Accidents

Car Accident Pain and Injuries: When to See a Doctor

Car crashes, regardless of the severity, involve a lot of force. When a motor vehicle …

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Truck Accidents

Stopping Distance: Semi-Trucks vs. Cars

Truck drivers and the trucking industry are highly regulated, and for good reason: Semi-trucks and …

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Medical Malpractice

Correcting Errors in Medical Records

Medical records include exactly what you expect—a record of a patient’s health and medical history. …

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Medical Malpractice

Examples of Anesthesia Malpractice

Anesthesia is a type of medication that prevents patients from feeling pain during surgery or …

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Legal Process

What to Expect During a Personal Injury Mediation

Mediation is a process where parties to a claim or lawsuit come together in the …

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Farming Accidents

Explosion and Burn Injuries on Farms

Farming is an incredibly dangerous job, and farmers are at high risk for both fatal …

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Auto Accidents

IN AIP: An Insurance Option for High-Risk Drivers in Indiana

Car insurance is mandatory for drivers in Indiana, and for good reason: Insurance can pay …

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Auto Accidents

What to Do After an Accident Involving a Government Vehicle in Indiana

Car accidents can happen to anyone. But when those accidents involve a state or federal …

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Medical Malpractice

What Is (Probably) Not Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice laws are in place to legally protect patients who have been harmed by …

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Medical Malpractice

Nerve Damage After Surgery

The nerves in your body play a crucial role in your body’s function. In fact, …

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Medical Malpractice

A Surprising Connection: Premature Discharge and Medical Malpractice

The best part about a hospital stay is when you finally get to go back …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice: Myths and Facts

What do you think about when you hear the term medical malpractice? Things like rising …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Resident-to-Resident Abuse in Nursing Homes

When it’s time for your elderly loved one to move into a long-term care facility, …

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Wrongful Death

Four Essential Elements of a Wrongful Death Case

After the unexpected death of your loved one, you are likely grieving and may also …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Five Ways to Help Prevent Elder Abuse

As your loved one ages, they may require assistance from a professional caregiver or need …

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Aviation Accidents

Aviation Accidents: Air Traffic Controller Error

Air traffic controllers are licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to perform vital work …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

How to Identify Emotional Abuse in Elders

Elder abuse can fall into several categories, including physical, financial, or sexual, and if you …

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Medical Malpractice

The Role of Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Expert witnesses are key parts of many personal injury cases, including and especially medical malpractice …

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Aviation Accidents

Aviation Accidents: The Dangers of the Runway

When you think of aviation accidents, your first thought is probably dramatic and maybe a …

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Medical Malpractice

Five Things to Look for in a Medical Malpractice Attorney

When you, your child, or another member of your family has been injured by negligence …

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Aviation Accidents

Ten Types of General Aviation

General aviation is usually defined as all nonscheduled, nonmilitary civilian flight operations. If an aircraft …

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Medical Malpractice

Blood Transfusion Errors and Injuries

Blood transfusions are a common process where a patient receives blood through an intravenous line—so …

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Aviation Accidents

Boeing 737 Crashes: What You Need to Know

Airplane and other aviation accidents are less common than you might think, but when plane …

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Medical Malpractice

Unsanitary Surgical Instruments

Surgical errors—such as operating on the wrong site or leaving an object in a patient’s …

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Medical Malpractice

Pulmonary Embolisms and Medical Malpractice

Pulmonary embolisms—also referred to as deep vein thrombosis or venous thromboembolism—are dangerous and require immediate …

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Medical Malpractice

Seven Tips for Communicating with Your Healthcare Provider

Doctors have a responsibility to provide their patients with the best possible care, but if …

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Medical Malpractice

Pharmacy Errors and Mistakes: What You Need to Know

Pharmaceutical drugs can work wonders when you’re sick or injured, both in the long-term and …

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Premises Liability

Five Common Types of Shopping Mall Injuries

Where do you go shopping when you need to buy clothes, jewelry, toys, and other …

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Legal Process

How Class Action Lawsuits Work

You may have heard about class action lawsuits in the news when pharmaceutical drugs cause …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Why Elders Are Vulnerable to Abuse

When it’s time to put your elderly loved one in the hands of a nursing …

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Medical Malpractice

When Chiropractic Errors Are Medical Malpractice

Chiropractic injuries are rare, but when they occur, they often have devastating consequences. If they …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Confinement and Isolation: Types of Elder Abuse

When you seek the assistance of a professional caregiver or look into moving your elderly …

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Medical Malpractice

IV Infiltration Injuries and Complications

Hospital scenes in movies or on TV shows often have one thing in common: an …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Where to Report Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

If you suspect that your elderly loved one has been abused, neglected, or exploited in …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice in Emergency Rooms

If you need urgent medical care, where do you go? The nearest emergency room (ER). …

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Personal Injury

Winter Sports Injuries (and How to Avoid Them)

Sports injuries are common, and they can happen to any player or athlete at any …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Compensation for Nursing Home Abuse Victims

Nursing home abuse takes several forms—physical, sexual, or emotional abuse as well as financial exploitation …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Home Residents

Moving your elderly loved one to a nursing home or other care facility is a …

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Medical Malpractice

Three Times Medical Malpractice Does Not Apply

Medical malpractice refers to negligent treatment of a patient by a healthcare provider, such as …

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Personal Injury

Winter Weather-Related Injuries (and How to Avoid Them)

When you venture outside during inclement winter weather, you can be at risk of serious …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Nursing Home Fall Injuries: A Sign of Neglect

The leading cause of serious injury and death for adults age 65 and older in …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Four Types of Elder Financial Abuse and Exploitation

It’s horrible to imagine someone taking advantage of your elderly loved one’s financial situation, but …

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Personal Injury

Six Types of Evidence to Collect for Personal Injury Claims

The most important part of any legal case? Evidence. In personal injury lawsuits, you must …

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Medical Malpractice

Gathering Evidence for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Have you been a victim of medical malpractice? There are several steps to filing a …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

How to Speak to Your Elderly Loved One About Nursing Home Abuse

The elderly population, especially those residing in nursing homes and dependent on staff care, are …

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Aviation Accidents

Aviation Accidents: Human Error

Air travel remains the safest form of transportation, but when accidents occur, they are often …

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Farming Accidents

Farming Transportation: Covered Farm Vehicle Regulations

If you are operating farm vehicles or transporting agricultural equipment or livestock, it is important …

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Aviation Accidents

Five Common In-Flight Aviation Injuries

During a commercial flight, your safety is in the hands of the pilot and flight …

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Truck Accidents

Truck Accident Investigations: Who Is at Fault

Accidents involving large commercial trucks, such as semis and tractor-trailers, are all too common on …

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Truck Accidents

Semi-Truck Accidents vs. Auto Accidents

Road accidents are extremely common, and both semi-trucks and passenger vehicle accidents can result in …

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Farming Accidents

Operating Farming Equipment on Public Roads

In rural communities, it is common to see farm equipment on public roads—especially during the …

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Aviation Accidents

Aviation Accidents: International Flights

International aviation accidents are complicated and frightening events. They can include accidents that occur outside …

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Aviation Accidents

Tips for Flying with Children and Infants

Aviation accidents are rare, but they can be especially frightening if you are flying with …

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Aviation Accidents

Determining Fault in an Aviation Accident

It can be difficult to determine who is at fault after an aviation accident occurs, …

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Aviation Accidents

Aviation Accident Compensation

Flying is one of the safest modes of transportation available today; however, aviation accidents do …

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Aviation Accidents

Aviation Accidents: Commercial Aircraft

According to the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, the United States aviation system served more …

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Aviation Accidents

What Qualifies as an Aviation Accident

As defined by the Convention on International Civil Aviation, an aviation accident is “an occurrence …

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Farming Accidents

Tips to Avoid a Farming Accident

Farming accidents are extremely common, yet preventable most of the time. Farm accidents are at …

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Farming Accidents

What to Do If You’ve Been Exposed to Dangerous Chemicals

Chemical exposure can occur from any contact with dangerous chemicals, such as touching, breathing, eating, …

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Farming Accidents

Farming Accidents: Chemical Product Labeling and Handling

What Is a Chemical Product Label? A chemical product label is used to ensure that …

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Farming Accidents

Farming Accident Compensation

Who Is the Victim of a Farming Accident? When people think of farming accidents, they …

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Farming Accidents

Farming Accidents: Types of Farming Equipment Injuries

What Are Farming Equipment Injuries? Farming—otherwise known as agriculture—is one of the most dangerous industries …

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Farming Accidents

Farming Accidents: Types of Chemical Exposure

One of the leading causes of farming accidents is dangerous chemical exposure. Chemical exposure can …

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Cerebral Palsy: Types, Causes, and Costs

Birth Injuries

Cerebral Palsy: Types, Causes, and Costs

When an infant is born with cerebral palsy, it could have been caused by two …

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What Expecting Mothers Should Know About Vacuum Extraction Delivery

Birth Injuries

What Expecting Mothers Should Know About Vacuum Extraction Delivery

Vacuum extraction is a procedure that is occasionally performed during vaginal delivery. During this procedure, …

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What Expecting Mothers Should Know About Forceps Delivery

Birth Injuries

What Expecting Mothers Should Know About Forceps Delivery

What Is Forceps Delivery? Forceps delivery is a type of assisted vaginal delivery that is …

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Prescription Drugs During Pregnancy

Birth Injuries

Prescription Drugs During Pregnancy

About 70 percent of pregnant women take at least one prescription drug during pregnancy, but …

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Failure to Detect Fetal Distress

Birth Injuries

Failure to Detect Fetal Distress

What Is Fetal Distress? Fetal distress, or non-reassuring fetal status, is an uncommon complication of …

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Negligent Fetal Monitoring During Labor

Birth Injuries

Negligent Fetal Monitoring During Labor

What Is Fetal Monitoring? Fetal monitoring measures the heart rate, rhythm, and other functions of …

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Negligence in Prenatal Care

Birth Injuries

Negligence in Prenatal Care

What Is Prenatal Care? Prenatal care is the health care you receive while pregnant, including …

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Preeclampsia: Symptoms, Risks, and What You Can Do About It

Birth Injuries

Preeclampsia: Symptoms, Risks, and What You Can Do About It

What Is Preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is a condition that occurs during pregnancy and is often indicated …

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Shoulder Dystocia: Symptoms, Causes, and Complications

Birth Injuries

Shoulder Dystocia: Symptoms, Causes, and Complications

Shoulder dystocia refers to the scenario during labor when a baby’s head passes through the …

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Umbilical Cord Conditions: How Your Doctor’s Negligence Could Lead to Serious Birth Injuries

Birth Injuries

Umbilical Cord Conditions: How Your Doctor’s Negligence Could Lead to Serious Birth Injuries

The umbilical cord is a narrow tube that connects the developing baby to the uterus …

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Birth Asphyxia: Signs, Causes, and Effects

Birth Injuries

Birth Asphyxia: Signs, Causes, and Effects

What Is Birth Asphyxia? Asphyxia is a condition arising when the body is deprived of …

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Breech Births: What Can I Do If My Baby Is Breech?

Birth Injuries

Breech Births: What Can I Do If My Baby Is Breech?

 What Is a Breech Birth? A few weeks prior to delivery, babies are typically in …

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Cesarean Sections (C-Sections): Complications and Implications

Birth Injuries

Cesarean Sections (C-Sections): Complications and Implications

What Is a C-Section? A cesarean section (or C-section) is a major surgical delivery method …

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Auto Accidents

Oh, Deer: Indiana Drivers Have a High Chance of Hitting a Deer

The 2018/2019 numbers in State Farm’s annual deer collision study have been released, and Indiana …

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Truck Accidents

Tired Truckers Put Motorists at Risk

Emily Clark. Morgan Bass. Abbie DeLoach. McKay Pittman. Caitlyn Baggett. All promising young nursing students—and …

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Auto Accidents

Distracted Driving: Actions and Consequences

When we first learn how to drive, we’re told to always keep our eyes on …

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Auto Accidents

The Risks of Texting and Driving

Life is more complex than it used to be, and there are a lot of …

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Wrongful Death

Common Types of Wrongful Death Accidents

We have all seen or heard about tragic stories where one person’s carelessness results in …

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man-clutching-chest

Medical Malpractice

What You Need to Know About Heart Attack Misdiagnosis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause …

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hospital-infections

Medical Malpractice

Hospital Infections: When Being in the Hospital Made Your Illness Worse

Some of the most important things that a patient needs to be aware of in …

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Medical Malpractice

How to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Indiana

Filing a medical malpractice claim in Indiana can be a stressful and time-consuming experience. In …

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Medical Malpractice

Anesthesia: Types, Errors, and Complications

Anesthesia is a broad term for the drugs used during surgeries and painful medical procedures …

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Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Lead to Sleep Disorders

It’s not uncommon to have a hard time sleeping after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). …

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Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries Could Lead to Disability

Whether you were in a traffic accident or suffered a bad fall, a traumatic brain …

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Brain Injuries

Coping with a Loved One’s Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury could change your life forever. Even if you weren’t the one injured, …

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Drug Injuries

Post-Surgery Prescription Mistakes

Mistakes can happen at any point during surgery—even after you think the surgery is complete, …

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Medical Malpractice

Indiana’s Medical Malpractice Act Finds Higher Caps and Tighter Timelines

On July 1, 2017, tweaks to Indiana’s Medical Malpractice Act (MMA) take effect. It will …

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Medical Malpractice

Retained Objects During Surgery

All surgeries include some level of risk, and surgeons are not immune to human error. …

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Birth Injuries

Maternal Mortality Rates Are Rising in the United States—And Nowhere Else

Which developed nation has the highest maternal mortality rate? The answer is unfortunate and surprising: …

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Birth Injuries

Placental Abruption: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes

The events that occur at the start of your child’s life may have an impact …

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Legal Process

How to Choose the Best Indianapolis Attorney for Your Case

You’ve come to a moment in your life that you never thought you’d experience: You …

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Medical Malpractice

The Ins and Outs of Surgical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional fails to provide a standard level of care …

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Brain Injuries

How to Identify Childhood Concussions and Reduce the Risk

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are caused by blows to the head or body, which cause …

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Auto Accidents

Bicycle Safety 101: Tips for Cyclists and Drivers

There are plenty of benefits to riding a bike: It is a great way to …

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Medical Malpractice

When Medical Malpractice Becomes Criminal

Medicine isn’t an exact science, and neither are medical malpractice cases. In general, when a …

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Medical Malpractice

How to Tell if You Have a Medical Malpractice Case

Medical professionals can make mistakes, causing harm to their patients. Certain mistakes are unacceptable, while …

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Truck Accidents

Four Common Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents

There’s a lot that can go wrong when operating an eighteen-wheeled commercial motor vehicle. Call …

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Truck Accidents

Commercial Traffic Laws in Indiana

Collisions involving commercial motor vehicles can be devastating and expensive for all parties involved. For …

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Legal Process

When to Get an Expert Witness

When your personal injury case ends up in front of a judge, jury, or mediator, …

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lung-anatomy

Workplace Accidents

Mesothelioma: Myths and Misconceptions

There’s a lot of good information online, but some myths persist. This includes misconceptions about …

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Workplace Accidents

What to Ask Your Mesothelioma Attorney

If you’ve been diagnosed with mesothelioma because of a product you’ve used or a job …

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injured-construction-worker

Workplace Accidents

Workers’ Compensation Rights in Indiana

Nearly all employers in the state of Indiana are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance …

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e-cigarette

Products Liability

The Growing Evidence of Dangers from E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes hit the market in 2007 and quickly gained popularity, marketed as a means for …

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construction-cones

Auto Accidents

Everything You Need to Know About Indiana Work Zone Laws

Road work is a thankless but necessary job. Roadside workers are constantly repairing or rebuilding …

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hand-injury

Workplace Accidents

Indiana Workplace Injury, Illness, and Death Rates Drop Again

Important news sometimes slips under the radar because it isn’t dramatic, or it simply gets …

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Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injury and the Older Adult

If you suspect someone you love has experienced a head trauma, erring on the side …

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highway

Auto Accidents

Indiana Law Tells Drivers to Move Over

It is difficult to remember, particularly when you’re gliding along the highway, that the comfy …

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construction-workers

Construction Site Accidents

Celebrate National Work Zone Awareness Week

You may be familiar with the old joke: “There are two seasons throughout the year …

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Legal Process

Potential Changes to Class Action Lawsuits

Just past the House and on its way to the Senate, H.R. 985 bears the …

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Auto Accidents

Indianapolis’ Most Dangerous Intersections in 2015

If you’re like most drivers, there are probably some intersections you hate to drive through. …

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family-in-car

Auto Accidents

New Study: Young Drivers Take the Most Risks Behind the Wheel

A new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety puts numbers to a problem …

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school-bus

Truck Accidents

Semi-Truck Hits Spencer-Owen School Bus

A bus full of students got a real scare last month when a semi-truck veered …

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hip-x-rays

Defective Medical Devices

Indiana Man Files Lawsuit Over Hip Replacement Device

An Indiana man has filed a suit against the maker of an artificial hip implant, …

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lawyer-and-client

Legal Process

What to Expect at a Deposition

What is a Deposition? A deposition is a procedure outside of court where an attorney …

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gavel-on-table

Legal Process

How to Sue the Indiana Government for Negligence

You may have heard about so-called government immunity to liability lawsuits. Does this mean you …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Federal and Indiana Nursing Home Regulations / Laws You Need to Know

As your family members get older, it is sometimes necessary to move them into a …

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steering-wheel-airbag

Products Liability

Airbag Manufacturer Faces Billion-Dollar Settlement

Takata, whose faulty airbag components led to the worldwide recall of tens of millions of …

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witness-testimony

Legal Process

Five Ways Personal Injury Attorneys Use Expert Witnesses

You might think that a lot of court cases are just disputes between a defendant …

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doctor-with-patient

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Crisis in the United States: Fact vs. Fiction

If you listen to some elected officials in Washington, you might think that there’s a …

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Personal Injury

Emotional Damages: It’s Not Just About the Money

While a personal injury attorney can help you win a settlement for reimbursing your expenses …

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car-in-snow

Products Liability

Common Car Mechanical Failures

There’s a lot that can go wrong on the road, and when anything goes wrong, …

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drinking-and-driving

Auto Accidents

Don’t Be Fooled: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

Every driver on the road has the responsibility to be as safe as possible—both for …

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child-and-nurse

Birth Injuries

What You Need to Know About Filing a Cerebral Palsy Claim

There are circumstances in which a child is born with avoidable cerebral palsy. In these …

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lawyer-at-desk

Legal Process

Litigation vs. Mediation: What’s the Difference?

There are a few different ways to settle your personal injury case, and your attorney …

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snow-covered-road

Auto Accidents

Winter Driving Tips: Stay Safe on the Road

As beautiful and picturesque as snow can look, it makes for very dangerous driving conditions. …

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caution-wet-floor-sign

Premises Liability

Eight Common Sites for Slip and Fall Accidents

Everyone has tripped over something before, and a lot of the time you can walk …

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drinking-and-driving

Auto Accidents

Drunk Driving Accidents and Indiana Dram Shop Laws

Drunk driving accidents are awful and unpredictable. If you or a loved one are victims …

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crushed-car

Premises Liability

Lawsuit Filed Against Indianapolis Chipotle Restaurant

A man whose car was crushed in April has filed a lawsuit against the restaurant …

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Legal Process

Don’t Hire an Attorney Until You’ve Asked These Key Questions

If you’ve been injured or denied an insurance claim, you might want to hire a …

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Auto Accidents

Tips to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents During the Holidays

During the holiday season, you might have a lot of holiday parties on your social …

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nurse-with-patient

Medical Malpractice

Four Things You Need to Prove Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice and medical negligence occur when healthcare providers fail to do everything in their …

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writing-a-letter

Legal Process

Seven Tips for Writing Your Own Demand Letter

Heading to court can be a hassle. It can get expensive, and it’s time-consuming. For …

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man-signing-documents

Insurance Claim Denials

What to Do About Insurance Bad Faith

If you’ve had an accident, the last thing you need to deal with is getting …

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lung-cancer-x-ray

Medical Malpractice

A Cancer Misdiagnosis Can Lead to a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Cancer is a terrible disease, and medicine is not an exact science. Unfortunately, this can …

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Auto Accidents

Most Common Times for Car Accidents in Indiana

At what time of day are car accidents most common? The results of a 2018 …

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Legal Process

How to Hire a Lawyer: Five Easy Steps

It happened: Your day was rocked by a car accident, and now you’re up against …

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Fires + Explosions

Explosions Rock Indiana Towns

Several industrial and residential explosions have occurred in Indiana in recent weeks, leaving one person …

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couple-in-car

Auto Accidents

Six Free Car Accident Apps

According to car insurance industry estimates, typical drivers will experience three to four car accidents …

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motorcycle-collision

Motorcycle Accidents

Three Differences Between Motorcycle Accidents and Car Accidents

No two automobile accidents are the same. Angles of collisions, speeds at the time of …

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american-money

Legal Process

What to Consider Before Choosing a Structured Settlement

Before you can start rebuilding your life after your accident, you may have one more …

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insurance-form

Legal Process

Four Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney After an Accident

Many factors come into play when negotiating an insurance company settlement after you have been …

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blood-thinners

Drug Injuries

Why Patients Using Blood Thinners Are Filing Lawsuits

Blood thinners, also called anticoagulants, prevent or treat blood clots inside of veins and arteries. …

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Defective Medical Devices

IVC Filters Cause More Harm than Good

Inferior vena cava filters, or IVC filters, are small, metal, cone-shaped devices that are inserted …

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Drug Injuries

Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) Lawsuits

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of long-lasting medications that reduce the production of …

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Drug Injuries

Acid Reflux Medication: Kidney Damage or Other Harmful Side Effects

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings linking AcipHex, Protonix, and Prevacid, among …

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Products Liability

Defective Airbag Lawsuit Saga Continues

More chapters are being written in the ongoing story of the largest automotive-related recall in …

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Fires + Explosions

Four Common Causes of Burn Injuries

Burn injuries are not only painful, but they also have the potential to be extremely …

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Auto Accidents

Everything You Need to Know About Indiana’s OWI Laws

The consequences for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol are severe. Impaired drivers …

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Premises Liability

Injured from a Fall and Prepared to Sue? Take the Right Steps

Slip and fall accidents are common, but they make for difficult lawsuits to win in …

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Workplace Accidents

Safety First: How to Prevent Burn Injuries in the Workplace

Burn injuries are extremely painful. Treatment for burns can be costly, and a physical handicap …

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Drug Injuries

Xarelto Sparks Lawsuits for Excessive Bleeding and Death

Wilson Kehoe Winingham is now accepting clients who have taken Xarelto and suffered uncontrollable or …

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Drug Injuries

Chemotherapy Side Effects and the Lawsuits That Follow

The most recent data from the American Cancer Society estimated over 1.6 million new cancer …

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Products Liability

E-Cigarettes: Explosions and Personal Injuries

E-cigarettes have been adopted by millions of users across the world. They are designed to …

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Drug Injuries

Kidney Failure and Nexium: The Dangers Drug Manufacturers Don’t Want You to Know

Nexium (Esomeprazole) is one of the most commonly prescribed proton pump inhibitors. Nexium is an …

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Medical Malpractice

How Much It Costs to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney

A medical malpractice lawsuit is no walk in the park. These cases are complex affairs …

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Drug Injuries

Skin Cancer Lawsuits: Increased Risk of Melanoma After Taking Viagra

Wilson Kehoe Winingham is now accepting clients who have developed melanoma as a result of …

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Auto Accidents

Car Crash Fatalities Have Increased in 2016

The first six months of the year appear to be showing a trend that no …

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Wrongful Death

INDOT Target of Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Two years after a man was killed in a crash, his family has filed a …

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Medical Malpractice

What Dollar Amount to Expect After Your Medical Malpractice Case Is Settled

If you or someone you love has been hurt as a result of medical treatment, …

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Wrongful Death

How to Prove Fault in Common Wrongful Death Claims

In a wrongful death case, proving fault can be difficult. In can be especially tough …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse Moves Online

Nursing home abuse comes in many forms. It isn’t restricted to physical violence and can …

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Auto Accidents

Indianapolis Bicycle Hit-and-Run Accident Still Unsolved

A bicyclist in Greenwood, Indiana (just south of Indianapolis) continues to recover after a hit-and-run …

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Auto Accidents

Teen Driving: Statistics and Laws

Think about the first time you handed over the keys of the car to your …

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Medical Malpractice

What You Need to Know About Breaches in Doctor-Patient Confidentiality

What if you found out that the information you shared during the course of medical …

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Brain Injuries

NCAA Facing New Concussion Lawsuits

Autumn means the start of football season. Fans wait all year for their favorite teams …

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Brain Injuries

Common Causes of Brain Injuries in Children

Kids bump their heads all the time. They fall down, get knocked off their bikes, …

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Medical Malpractice

The Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence

Medical malpractice and medical negligence are different but very much related in that medical malpractice …

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Legal Process

What to Expect When Seeking Compensation for Your Personal Injury Case in Indiana

No matter the circumstances that led you to your personal injury case, your life changed …

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Auto Accidents

No-Fault and Fault Insurance in Indiana: Know the Difference

If you drive, you most likely have automobile liability insurance. Even if you’re the most …

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Personal Injury

Understanding Indiana Damage Caps for Personal Injury Cases

A personal injury case—also called a tort claim—is a fairly straightforward lawsuit: A plaintiff sues …

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Personal Injury

Five Common Types of Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury cases come in all shapes and sizes. The one thing that they all …

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Birth Injuries

Birth Defects vs. Birth Injuries

Every parent wants their child to be happy and healthy. Every parent wants to trust doctors, nurses, and …

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Workplace Accidents

Watch Out for These Five Common Workplace Illnesses

When you think of people who were hurt on the job, you probably think of …

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Legal Process

When Your Personal Injury Settlement Is Taxable in Indiana

Trying to settle a personal injury claim is overwhelming. It can be stressful to get …

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Medical Malpractice

Indiana Man Awarded $4.25 Million Medical Malpractice Judgment

A Goshen man injured on the job in 2005 finally won justice after an Indiana …

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Workplace Accidents

Seven Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

Workplace injuries are common, they can happen to anyone, and they can be totally random—or …

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Brain Injuries

The Devastating Long-Term Effects of Repeated Brain Injuries

Concussions and other brain injuries are very common, especially for those who play contact sports …

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Personal Injury

Athletes at Risk for Serious Heat-Related Injuries

Even though the summer is nearly over, we’re still likely to see some hot days …

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Workplace Accidents

Workers’ Compensation: How to Determine If You Can Sue Your Employer

If you’re injured on the job, your first step should be to explore the possibility …

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Drug Injuries

Know the Signs: How to Spot Drug-Induced Organ Injuries

Whenever you see an advertisement for a drug, you’ll see or hear the long list …

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Auto Accidents

Indiana Driving Law: Move Your Car Crash from the Road

Indiana law requires drivers involved in motor vehicle crashes to get their cars or trucks …

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Spinal Cord Injuries

Wondering What to Expect After a Spinal Cord Injury? We Have Answers.

The information in this article should not replace any information, advice, or course of treatment given to …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Bribery Case Snags Dozens

Earlier this summer, a massive bribery case ongoing in New Jersey rumbled along as a …

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Drug Injuries

Know Your Facts: Have You Taken These Recalled Drugs in the Past Year?

Drug recalls happen frequently. We want to be think that the products we consume to …

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Auto Accidents

Understanding the Dangers of Golf Cart Accidents

With many people eager to take advantage of nice weather by spending time outside, it …

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Medical Malpractice

Three Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Becoming a Medical Malpractice Victim

Medical malpractice happens when a healthcare provider fails to provide adequate care to their patient—either …

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Brain Injuries

What You Should Know About the NCAA’s Concussion Safety Protocol

Football is America’s sport, and Americans love it just the way that it is. Part …

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Auto Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise in Indiana and Nationwide

At some point, every person becomes a pedestrian. Unfortunately, the dangers of walking on or …

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Medical Malpractice

Five Common Causes of Medical Malpractice Claims

When seeking medical treatment, a patient’s expectation is always to receive the best care. Physicians …

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Auto Accidents

Beware of Unsafe Road Conditions

Old bridges, potholes, and other roadway hazards in need of repair may not seem like …

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Brain Injuries

Indianapolis School Steps Up Concussion Monitoring Game

Most people today are aware of the concussion risk to athletes, especially those in contact …

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Brain Injuries

Concussion Awareness: A Game Changer in Indiana Public Schools

Concussions have been receiving greater attention as both medical researchers and the general public have …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

When to Sue for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

The grounds for suing for nursing home abuse can be cut-and-dry in both the eyes …

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Legal Process

Qualified Medical Testimony and Its Importance in the Courtroom

The United States Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling that underscores the value of appropriate …

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Brain Injuries

Risks of Brain Injuries in High School Athletes Lessens

Both the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the National Football League (NFL) have mandatory …

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Legal Process

The Jury Box Is No Place for Social Media

Many people have concerns that social media, while popular for millions, can cause problems when …

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Birth Injuries

Risk Factors for Congenital and Acquired Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological disorder that affects muscle tone and movement in children. …

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Birth Injuries

How to Tell If Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy Was Caused by Medical Malpractice

Cerebral palsy is a lifelong neurological disorder where the parts of the brain associated with …

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Auto Accidents

Be Prepared: Take These Steps After a Car Accident

Automobile accidents disable, injure, and take the lives of more than 2.7 million Americans every …

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Brain Injuries

Playground Concussion Risk Growing

When it comes to concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), people nowadays are far more …

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Auto Accidents

Seven Things to Avoid After a Car Accident

Knowing what to avoid after a car accident can save you loads of time, but …

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Medical Malpractice

The Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations in Indiana

A statute of limitations is the length of time you have to file a medical …

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Medical Malpractice

Three Types of Damages Awarded in Medical Malpractice Claims

In medical malpractice cases—as well as in other types of personal injury lawsuits—damages is a …

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Insurance Claim Denials

Avoid Social Media After an Accident to Protect Your Claim

There’s a fairly simple way to protect your car accident claim, and it’s by way …

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Spinal Cord Injuries

Jockey Fights for Mobility After Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries can cause lasting damage and change a person’s life forever. The kind …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

How to Know If You Can File a Nursing Home Abuse Claim

After you’ve discovered nursing home abuse, you might not know how to file a nursing home …

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Auto Accidents

Google Self-Driving Car Causes First Crash

At the end of February 2016, it was widely reported that one of Google’s self-driving …

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Auto Accidents

Common Causes of Car Accidents

Despite new advances in vehicle technology, such as backup cameras, adaptive headlights, and forward collision …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Three Steps to Take When You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

As defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, elder abuse is defined as …

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Auto Accidents

Snapchat and Car Crashes

Technology professionals have long used the concept of a “killer app” to describe an application …

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Products Liability

Fisher-Price Recalls Infant Swings

Fisher-Price recently recalled several models of infant cradle swings due to a defect that could …

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Personal Injury

Indiana Personal Injury Lawsuit Involving Karate Kick Moves Forward

An Indiana Court of Appeals decision might be moving toward adding to the body of …

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Products Liability

Subaru Recall: Take Immediate Action

Subaru recently announced a recall with stronger language than most manufacturers use in similar situations: …

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Auto Accidents

Warn Your Teen Drivers: 100 Deadliest Days on the Road

The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are known as the “100 Deadliest Days” …

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Legal Process

What to Do When Your Life Has Taken a Turn for the Worst

During an accident, it seems as if time stops. In that moment, it’s your every …

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Drug Injuries

Accurate Reporting to the FDA Could Prevent Drug Injuries

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) exists to make sure that drugs are thoroughly tested …

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Workplace Accidents

Work Injuries: New OSHA Reporting Gets Results

There’s an important new number in workplace safety: 10,388. That’s the number of workers who …

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Auto Accidents

The Goal of Automatic Brakes: Reducing the Number of Rear-End Crashes

Safer cars are coming soon, and drivers will have a new kind of braking system …

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Brain Injuries

How to Identify the Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion

Concussions are very common; however, they’re often not treated like the serious injuries that they …

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Brain Injuries

Concussions: A Hidden Danger to Young Children’s Growing Minds

Concussion awareness has been growing in recent years as research has drawn stronger conclusions about …

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Premises Liability

Man Requires Surgeries After Fall in Art Museum

An energy-efficiency engineer that suffered multiple fractures in a 38-foot fall at a Philadelphia museum …

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Products Liability

Product Liability Rules for Asbestos Changed in Recent Ruling

An Indiana Supreme Court decision last month changed the product liability rule for asbestos products, …

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Medical Malpractice

Data Breaches Could Constitute Medical Malpractice

How secure is your healthcare information? That’s a question a lot of people have been …

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Auto Accidents

Daydreaming: An Underlying Cause of Indianapolis Auto Accidents

We see distracted drivers in Indiana every day. In fact, it’s hard to find drivers …

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Medical Malpractice

Telemedicine Could Result in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

With passage of a law in March of 2016, Indiana joined the list of states …

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Medical Malpractice

Pressuring Hospitals to Do Better

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that it will impose financial …

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Premises Liability

Indianapolis Bar Fight Leads to Death

A 59-year old St. Louis man received a head injury early on Saturday, January 9, …

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Auto Accidents

NTSB Recommends Changing the Blood Alcohol Content Limit for Drivers

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommends that the blood alcohol content (BAC) measure used …

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Medical Malpractice

Indiana’s Medical Malpractice Damage Cap

Do you know how medical malpractice awards are handled in Indiana? You might think that …

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Fires + Explosions

Richmond Hill House Explosion Suspect Convicted

An Indianapolis man has been found guilty of murder, arson, and insurance fraud for the …

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Legal Process

Indianapolis Lawsuit Spotlights Civil Forfeiture

A lawsuit filed in Indianapolis last month hopes to bring attention to a controversial practice …

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Products Liability

$10.6 Million Award in Faulty Elevator Case

The Superior Court of New Jersey recently affirmed a $10.6 million jury award for a …

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Workplace Accidents

Workplace Injuries Down, Fatalities Up

There was good news and bad news when it comes to workplace safety last year: …

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Truck Accidents

Trucks Need to Consider Pedestrian Safety

In January of 2016, a Richmond, Indiana woman was hit and run over by a …

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Construction Site Accidents

Construction Is One of the Most Dangerous Industries

Construction continues to be one of the most dangerous industries in the United States. According …

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Drug Injuries

Pharmacy Error Puts Girl at Risk

Have you ever wondered what would happen if someone was given the wrong medication? Or …

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Aviation Accidents

Drones: Flying Ahead of the Law

Drones—small, remotely-piloted aircraft—have attracted a great deal of attention. While much of the technology they …

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Products Liability

Oven Causes Indianapolis House Fire

Firefighters from Indianapolis and Speedway recently responded to a call on Corwyn Road to find …

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Truck Accidents

Electronic Logging Intended to Help Reduce Truck Accidents

In the trucking industry, oversight is necessary to ensure safety on the road. Drivers must …

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Medical Malpractice

Choosing a New Doctor? Choose Wisely.

When you choose a doctor, what criteria do you use? If you’re like most people, …

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Brain Injuries

NCAA Closer to Concussion Settlement

A tentative settlement between the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and thousands of former college …

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Products Liability

Jury Awards $72 Million in a Talcum Powder Lawsuit

A Missouri state jury recently ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $72 million in actual …

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Auto Accidents

Police Impersonators Make News

Are police impersonations on the rise? Several incidents around Indiana recently, as well as a …

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Auto Accidents

Texting and Driving Leads to Fatal Crash

Using a cell phone or other electronic device behind the wheel is a bad idea. …

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Truck Accidents

Severity of Truck Accident Injuries Not Always Evident

The full extent of injuries sustained in truck accidents is not always obvious. Symptoms can …

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Premises Liability

Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse Case Continues

The legal ramifications of the August 2011 collapse of a stage at the Indiana State …

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Products Liability

DuPont Teflon Cases Ordered to Trial

What happens when a company faces more than 3,500 product liability lawsuits over the possible …

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Auto Accidents

Pedestrian Safety: Nine Rules to Follow

Thousands of pedestrians are hit each year by motor vehicles while crossing or walking along …

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Medical Malpractice

Missed Cancer Diagnosis Leads to Harmful Treatment

A medical malpractice case can revolve around any number of different factors. Sometimes it’s about …

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Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse: A Concern in Indiana

The abuse of senior citizens has become a serious concern. Many people have come to …

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Brain Injuries

A Better, Safer Football Helmet

A company is close to making a new football helmet specifically designed to reduce the …

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Products Liability

Dangerous Lip Balm Lawsuit Quickly Settled

Almost as soon as it was filed, a class action lawsuit against the makers of …

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Products Liability

Car Seat Recall Affects More Than 70,000

A major manufacturer of child safety products has issued a recall on 71,000 infant car …

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Auto Accidents

Indiana Distracted Driving License Plate: Put the Phone Down

A specialty license plate in Indiana is intended to raise awareness of the dangers of …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Reform Stalled for 2016

Indiana is going to have to wait a little longer for reform to its medical …

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Products Liability

Exploding E-Cigarette Causes Truck Accident

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, have become very popular over the last couple of years. It’s …

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Truck Accidents

Steps to Take After a Truck Accident

On January 12, 2016, a sudden snowstorm causing slick road conditions and high wind gusts …

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Medical Malpractice

Woman Dies After Being Forced From Hospital

In a case that shows a disturbing lack of concern for human welfare, a woman …

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Medical Malpractice

Cancer Patient Wins Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

In a case her attorneys noted was largely about “accountability and responsibility,” a South Carolina …

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Medical Malpractice

Understanding Indiana’s Medical Malpractice Act

Which state was the first to pass medical malpractice reform legislation in 1975? Indiana. Indiana …

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Drug Injuries

Zofran Connected to Birth Defects

Wilson Kehoe Winingham is currently reviewing drug injury cases for mothers who took Zofran during …

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Auto Accidents

Indianapolis Area’s New “Diverging Diamond” Freeway Interchange

A newly redesigned interchange at I-65 and Worthsville Road in Greenwood, Indiana may be a …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Statute Amendments

Amendments to the statutes that control medical malpractice cases in Indiana have imposed some roadblocks to filing …

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Premises Liability

‘Tis the Season for Slip and Fall Accidents

December in Indianapolis brings snow, ice and the dreaded “wintry mix” falling from the sky. …

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Truck Accidents

Truck Accidents Caused By Break Failure

When large trucks such as semis and tractor-trailers are involved in an accident, mechanical failure …

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Auto Accidents

Carmel to Fix Dangerous Intersection

About 90,000 cars per day come through the intersection of Keystone Avenue and 96th Street …

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Fires + Explosions

Types and Causes of Burn Injuries

Burns are arguably one of the most painful injuries you can sustain. Between the high …

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Construction Site Accidents

Falling Objects in Construction Areas

Injuries caused by falling objects can be devastating, even life threatening. Although falling objects can …

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Drug Injuries

Can the Treatment Be Worse Than the Disease?

Pharmaceutical companies spend millions of dollars aggressively marketing their products. While the overwhelming majority of …

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Construction Site Accidents

OSHA Regulations to Avoid Construction Accidents

Construction accidents often happen due to negligence. People need to be properly trained so that …

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Premises Liability

Man Injured on Cruise Ship Wins $21.5 Million Jury Verdict

A 61-year-old man from Springfield, Illinois has been awarded $21.5 million by an eight-person federal …

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Medical Malpractice

Indiana Hospitals Show Support for Raising the Medical Malpractice Cap

Currently, Indiana caps the amount a victim of medical malpractice may be awarded at just …

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Auto Accidents

Keeping Kids Safe When Traveling in the Family Car

As personal injury lawyers, we see a lot of car accidents, and we also help …

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Medical Malpractice

Distinguishing Bad Medicine From Bad Outcomes in Medical Malpractice Claims

Medical malpractice lawyers often have to wear two hats when meeting with clients who have potential …

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Products Liability

Product Liability in Indiana: Three Things You Need to Know

When someone is injured or killed due to a defective product, who is at fault? …

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Auto Accidents

New Stoplights on I-65 Detour in Boone County

The lack of a traffic light at the intersection of United States 52 and State …

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Legal Process

Why Hire an Attorney (Instead of Trying to Settle Your Own Claim)

How do you decide whether to settle your own claim or hire an attorney? The …

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Personal Injury

The Emotional Component to a Personal Injury Lawsuit

An experienced personal injury attorney won’t just settle for reimbursement of medical expenses, lost wages, …

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Medical Malpractice

Five Things You Should Know About Medical Malpractice in Indiana

Knowledge is power, as the old saying goes, and that’s certainly true about medical malpractice. …

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Auto Accidents

Statute of Limitations: How Long You Have After a Car Accident to File a Claim

A devastating car accident is a life-changing event. You or someone you love could be …

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Premises Liability

In-Store Beer Taps at Kroger: A Lawsuit in the Making

In a marketing move to try to best their competition, grocery chain Kroger is installing …

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Construction Site Accidents

$15.2 Million Verdict in Forklift Accident Case

On Thursday, August 27, a jury in Cook County, Illinois, awarded $15.2 million to a …

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Auto Accidents

Must-Have Emergency Kit Items to Keep in Your Vehicle

No matter how new your vehicle is, it could break down at any time. If …

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Insurance Claim Denials

Prior Injuries Can Affect New Insurance Claims

Insurance companies typically defend against personal injury claims by seeking to prove that there are …

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Construction Site Accidents

Don’t Ignore Construction Accidents

We all maintain our livelihood in one way or another. For some of us, it …

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Auto Accidents

Recovery Tips for Whiplash After Being Rear-Ended

Whiplash is by far the most common injury following a rear-end collision. It occurs when …

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auto-accident

Auto Accidents

Tips to Building a Strong Auto Accident Case

Understanding the way lawyers think about personal injury claims is the first step to setting …

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Premises Liability

What Happens If You’re Hurt on Public Property

It’s a property owner’s responsibility to mark hazardous areas to warn people of possible danger. …

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Legal Process

Proof of Negligence: The Key to Any Personal Injury Claim

If you have been in an accident or have otherwise been involved in a situation …

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dollar-bills

Legal Process

What to Do About a Low Settlement Offer

After an injury, you’ll most likely be awaiting an insurance settlement for your losses. You …

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Products Liability

The Role of Expert Witnesses in Product Liability Trials

Witnesses in a trial are generally restricted to answering questions in terms of what they …

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Auto Accidents

Teach Your Kids These School Bus Safety Tips

A school bus is usually a safe means of transportation to take children to and …

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Auto Accidents

Say the Right Thing: Why Car Accident Insurance Claims are Denied

After a car or vehicle accident, you will need to contact your insurance company—particularly if …

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Brain Injuries

New Test For Detecting Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)

One of the most serious injuries someone could face after a blow to the head …

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Truck Accidents

Truck Accidents: Why You Need Legal Representation

Truck accidents are more complex than incidents involving passenger vehicles. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice or Just Bad Luck?

When you have an illness, condition or injury, you will probably see a doctor for …

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Premises Liability

When Landlords Don’t Maintain Safe Properties

When you’re renting a home, it’s your landlord’s responsibility to keep it safe. Unfortunately, many …

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Aviation Accidents

Regulating Drones

Ever since Orville and Wilbur Wright completed their first pass above the beach at Kitty …

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Premises Liability

When Summer Fun Goes South: Dangers of Swimming and Diving

Swimming and diving are classic summer pastimes, and many people take to the water to …

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Medical Malpractice

Doctors Are People Too (and People Make Mistakes)

As a rule, we look up to doctors and other medical professionals. They’re smart, hardworking …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice: A Survival Guide

If you’re sick or injured, you visit a doctor and hope to feel better afterward. …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Misdiagnosis: The Right Cure for the Wrong Disease

Often, when you aren’t feeling well, you may wait for the illness to resolve itself …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Mistakes and Your Preexisting Condition

Many people may think that having a preexisting condition means that you can’t file a …

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Legal Dictionary

Permanent Total Disability: A Legal Definition

Permanent total disability, or PTD, is a benefit paid to an employee if they are …

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Products Liability

Update on GM Ignition Switch Product Liability News

The number of injuries and deaths linked to faulty General Motors (GM) ignition switches continue …

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Legal Dictionary

Pain and Suffering: A Legal Definition

Pain and suffering is a phrase often associated with tort law and personal injury claims. …

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Auto Accidents

The True Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes in Indiana

Thousands of crashes involving motor vehicles occur in the United States every day. These accidents …

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Legal Dictionary

Negligence: A Legal Definition

Negligence is one of many terms that people use broadly in everyday conversation, but it …

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Motorcycle Accidents

Back on the Horse: Riding After a Motorcycle Accident

After recovering from a motorcycle accident, you may have mixed feelings about getting back on …

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Auto Accidents

Loaning Your Car? Protect Yourself

When you get into your automobile, you probably buckle your seat belt before you put …

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Wrongful Death

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim

Losing a loved one is a tragic and life-changing event under any circumstances. Often, there …

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motorcycle-accident

Legal Dictionary

Accident Insurance: A Legal Definition

An accident insurance policy pays a benefit in the event of accidental injury or death. …

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Legal Dictionary

Average Weekly Wage, Average Daily Wage: A Legal Definition

After an injury, you’ll probably start doing some research on personal injury law. When it …

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Legal Dictionary

Endangerment: A Legal Definition

Endangerment is a tort—or action causing harm to another—in which a person exposes others to …

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Legal Process

Critical Questions to Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer

Choosing the right personal injury attorney is a crucial step toward recovering from your injuries …

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Personal Injury

Negligence: The Key to Your Personal Injury Case

Have you been injured in some kind of accident? If so, you’ve probably been doing …

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Legal Process

Building a Comprehensive Case

When building a personal injury case, there’s a lot of ground to cover. Victim and …

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Premises Liability

Injuries from Trampoline Accidents

According to United States Consumer Product Safety Commission data, more than 92,000 people found themselves …

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employee-at-desk

Legal Dictionary

Disability: A Legal Definition

If you are considering legal action after an injury, it is important to know precisely …

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Motorcycle Accidents

Recovering from a Motorcycle Accident

While many of today’s motorcycles are loaded with modern safety and comfort features, there’s no …

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Legal Dictionary

Causation: A Legal Definition

If you’ve been searching the Internet after an injury, you’ve probably seen the term causation …

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Personal Injury

Hot-Dog-Flinging Mascot Cleared by Missouri Appeals Court Jury

Sometimes, a jury may find that no one is at fault for an accident. Such …

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construction-worker

Construction Site Accidents

What to Do Following a Construction Accident

Unfortunately, working in the construction industry comes with its share of risks. Even if you …

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woman-and-child

Legal Process

Your Case, Your Future: You’re in Charge

An injury after an accident can have lifelong consequences. You have enough to worry about …

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Legal Process

Putting Your Lawyer to Work for You

After suffering an injury, you have enough to worry about. It’s doubtful that you’re looking …

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Medical Malpractice

Jury Awards Half Million Dollar Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice can take many different forms. However, a man in Vienna, VA recently won …

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Auto Accidents

Teen in Stolen SUV Critically Injures Man

A 14-year-old boy driving a stolen SUV crashed into a pickup truck on the evening …

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Insurance Claim Denials

Injury Victims: Insurance Company Profit Center

There are two ways insurance companies make money: by collecting premiums and by denying (or …

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Premises Liability

Kokomo Parents call for Cameras in Special Education Classrooms

Parents of Colton Smith, an autistic boy who attends Eastern Elementary School, are calling for …

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Auto Accidents

Indiana Teen Narrowly Escapes Car-Semi Accident

Earlier this month, an Indiana teen barely escaped a traffic accident with her life. Accident …

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Medical Malpractice

Woman Awarded $1.7 Million from IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital

Medical malpractice—negligence on the behalf of a healthcare professional that causes harm to a patient—is …

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atv-in-mud

Auto Accidents

ATV Crash Critically Injures Helmetless Rider

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs)—also known as quad bikes, three- and four-wheelers, or quadricycles—are designed to traverse …

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metal-guard-rail

Products Liability

Company Caught Producing Faulty Guardrails

In October 2014, a jury found Trinity Industries guilty of fraud for selling a new …

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Fires + Explosions

Pet Cat Rescued from Devastating House Fire

On June 5, 2015, a fire devastated a Southside home. Fortunately, firefighters were able to …

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Auto Accidents

How to Safely Handle Tailgaters

Tailgating is the dangerous practice of following a car at an unsafe distance, and it …

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Auto Accidents

INDOT’s New Flashing Yellow Lights in Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Department of Transportation (INDOT) will soon install flashing yellow arrow lights at a …

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Auto Accidents

Five Guidelines for Car Drivers to Follow to Avoid Truck Accidents

The old story of David and Goliath plays out daily on the nation’s highways—except for …

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Auto Accidents

Walmart Settles with Tracy Morgan in Car Crash Lawsuit

Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has reached a settlement with Walmart in his lawsuit against the retail …

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Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries and Car Crashes

One of the most devastating injuries you can suffer due to an auto accident is …

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Premises Liability

Pool Safety: Is Your Pool Up to Par?

Swimming is a popular pastime during the summer months. Children especially enjoy playing and swimming …

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dietary-supplements

Drug Injuries

FDA Advisory Regarding Dietary Supplement Raises Concerns

On April 13, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an advisory warning citizens to …

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Truck Accidents

What Types of Evidence to Preserve After Truck Accidents

Gathering and analyzing evidence is a key part of any accident investigation. Although crashes involving …

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Medical Malpractice

Determining If You Have a Favorable Medical Malpractice Claim

Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional makes a mistake that causes a patient harm …

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Premises Liability

Students Injured in Westfield High School Stage Collapse

On April 23, 2015, during a student-led musical at Westfield High School, a portion of …

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Auto Accidents

New Traffic Lights Might Be Confusing Drivers

While driver negligence is a common cause of car accidents, other things can cause them, …

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seniors-walking

Defective Medical Devices

Product Liability Case Filed Against Biomet Orthopedics

On March 19, 2015, a man filed suit against Biomet Orthopedics, Inc. in the United …

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Wrongful Death

Simultaneous Death and the Indiana Wrongful Death Statute

WKW attorney Jon Noyes authored an article for the Indiana Law Review blog resolving ambiguities of the …

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Construction Site Accidents

Construction Accidents and Pedestrian Safety

Construction sites pose many hazards and unsafe conditions—not only for construction workers, but for pedestrians …

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Truck Accidents

Correlation Between Excessive Speeds and Truck Accidents

Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveal that 4,761 people were killed …

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bus-passengers

Auto Accidents

Megabus Crash Leaves Nineteen Passengers Injured

A Megabus traveling from Chicago to Atlanta crashed on I-65 in Johnson County. According to …

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Medical Malpractice

Five Questions to Ask Your Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Choosing a medical malpractice lawyer is a decision that will significantly impact the financial and …

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Medical Malpractice

Indianapolis Lab Hopes to Cut Malpractice with More Accurate Testing

About once a week, Strand Analytical Laboratories finds an error with a biopsy specimen, including …

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Auto Accidents

Minor Injuries Can Become Major Injuries

In 2015, more than a dozen people were injured in a downtown Indianapolis bus crash. …

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Truck Accidents

Federal Trucking Regulations Help Prevent Accidents

Accidents involving commercial trucks are often catastrophic. There are many federal trucking regulations in place …

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Premises Liability

A Guide to Slip and Fall Accidents

As pedestrians, we don’t always look down while walking. You can’t always be aware of …

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Defective Medical Devices

$2.5 Million Awarded in DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuit

In 2010, Johnson & Johnson recalled nearly 93,000 DePuy hip implants due to a high …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice and Concierge Medicine Providers

Concierge medicine companies advertise excellent patient care and offer same-day appointments to patients for an …

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Legal Process

When to Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer

Have you been injured in an accident? Did someone else’s negligent actions or lack of …

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pharmacy-bottles

Drug Injuries

FDA Requires Label Change for Low Testosterone Products

In January 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it would investigate claims of …

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dog-bite

Personal Injury

What to Do After a Dog Bite

Dogs make wonderful pets, and many of us have them in our homes. However, dog …

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Truck Accidents

NTSB Safety Recommendations for the Trucking Industry

Safety in the trucking sector is an important area for federal agencies such as the …

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Construction Site Accidents

What Truly Caused Your Construction Accident Injuries

A construction accident is frequently one of the worst types of personal injuries, because it …

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Personal Injury

Common Household Accidents: They Could Happen to You

Every morning when you get out of bed, you’re at risk for an accident. This …

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Medical Malpractice

Florida Decision Puts Cruise Ships in Liability Spotlight

When negligence occurs at a hospital, patients or their families may be entitled to compensation …

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Legal Process

Common Myths About Personal Injury Attorneys

If you’ve been involved in an accident, hiring a personal injury attorney may be necessary …

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smiling-lawyer

Legal Process

How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney

After you have suffered a wrongful injury, seeking a personal injury attorney is a must. …

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people-with-phones

Personal Injury

Why It’s Important to Stay Away from Social Media After an Accident

Social media is a large part of life for many people today. Unfortunately, after an …

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cars-on-road

Auto Accidents

Recovering from Car Accident Injuries

A car accident can be traumatic, both mentally and physically. Healing can be a long …

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state-fair

Premises Liability

Settlement Reached in Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

An announcement regarding a settlement in the 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse occurred on …

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construction-tools

Construction Site Accidents

Construction Accident Stresses the Importance of Accountability

A bizarre accident in New Jersey last month emphasizes the need for companies and general …

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Personal Injury

Good Samaritan Laws Can Affect Personal Injury Claims

On December 17, 2014, an Ohio appellate court upheld a lower court ruling against a …

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surgeons

Defective Medical Devices

Power Morcellator Liability Claims Impacted by New FDA Ruling

Medical device manufacturers may face product liability claims when patients are harmed by the devices that they …

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Products Liability

GM Ignition Switch Recall Leads to Exoneration

A judge in Van Zandt County, Texas, ruled on November 24, 2014 that a woman …

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Brain Injuries

A Former Football Player’s Quest for Concussion Awareness

A young man from White County, Indiana suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) while playing …

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Construction Site Accidents

Construction Accidents: Risks, Facts, and Repercussions

Construction accidents carry a higher incidence of risk than many other professions. Workers are exposed …

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pill-bottle

Drug Injuries

The Potential Side Effects of SSRIs

When a new generation of antidepressants arrived in the late 1980s, they offered a more …

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construction-scaffolding

Construction Site Accidents

The Most Common Type of Construction Accident

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the most common types of construction …

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Brain Injuries

Long-Term Effects of Mild Brain Injuries

When it comes to brain injuries, many people think that only severe injuries warrant legal …

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elderly-couple

Defective Medical Devices

Stryker Agrees to Settle Defective Hip Implant Lawsuits

On Monday, November 3, 2014, medical technologies giant Stryker agreed to pay at least $1.43 billion …

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prescription-pad

Drug Injuries

Indiana Pain Clinic Doctor Under Investigation

William Hedrick, a physician who founded the Centers for Pain Relief (also known as the …

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Legal Process

Four Times You Might Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

While the situations on TV legal dramas always appear shocking and extreme, there are many …

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Brain Injuries

Long-Term Costs of Traumatic Brain Injuries

A recent article from Bloomberg News took an in-depth look at a truck accident that …

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medication

Drug Injuries

Takeda Pharmaceuticals Accused of Hiding Dangers of Actos

Actos is a Type 2 diabetes drug that was approved by the Food and Drug …

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medical-injection

Drug Injuries

Tainted Steroid Lawsuits Heating Up in Indiana

A number of medical malpractice lawsuits are starting to appear in the courts related to the …

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Medical Malpractice

Three Types of Medical Malpractice That May Surprise You

Medical malpractice is often equated with instances like botched surgeries or birth injuries, but it …

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Truck Accidents

The Aftermath of a Truck Accident

Large trucks pose a serious hazard on the road, particularly to smaller vehicles. Data reported …

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drug-testing

Medical Malpractice

California Medical Malpractice Prop 46 Includes Drug Testing for Doctors

One of the more expensive ballot initiative fights is taking place in California for the …

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Medical Malpractice

How the Affordable Care Act May Affect Medical Malpractice

A June 2014 article in Insurance Journal suggested that the Affordable Care Act, by changing …

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Case Challenges Non-Economic Award Cap

A jury in Milwaukee has awarded a woman $25.3 million in a medical malpractice case …

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Drug Injuries

Testosterone Replacement Litigation Being Consolidated

According to the Food and Drug Administration, an estimated 4 to 5 million American men …

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ignition-switch

Products Liability

GM Recalls 20 Million Cars in 2014

Yesterday, we wrote a blog about the 16.5 million cars that General Motors (GM) has …

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parking-lot

Products Liability

More Ignition Switch Recalls for General Motors

16.5 million. That’s the total number of vehicles in North America that have been recalled …

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yawning-baby

Products Liability

Sixth Baby Dies While Using Nap Nanny Recliner

Baby Matters LLC announced a voluntary recall of all models of the Nap Nanny and …

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doctor-and-patient

Medical Malpractice

Rand Study: Affordable Care Act to Increase Medical Malpractice Awards

A study by the Rand Corporation on the effects of the Affordable Care Act had …

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youth-football

Brain Injuries

Teens and Brain Injuries: Lasting Effects

The prominent headlines about the National Football League and the devastating effects of sports-related traumatic …

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Legal Process

Coupons for Your Claims: A Bad Deal for Customers

By Jon Noyes, Associate Attorney Recently, General Mills has come under fire for inserting clauses …

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medical-tools

Medical Malpractice

Apologizing for Medical Malpractice Can Be Good Business

What should doctors do if they realize that a mistake has been made? Obviously, part …

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people-on-speedboat

Personal Injury

Summer Boating Safety Tips

Summer is quickly approaching, and Memorial Day weekend signals the unofficial beginning of boating season …

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law-office

Legal Process

Hiring the Right Personal Injury Attorney

If you’ve never hired an attorney before, keep this in mind: It’s a process. There …

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medication

Drug Injuries

Lawsuits Claiming Androgel Caused Significant Injuries

Prescriptions for testosterone replacement drugs rose to 5.3 million between 2000 and 2011. Drug manufacturers …

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women-and-tulips

Brain Injuries

Why You Should Hire a Brain Injury Attorney

Brain injury attorneys deal with complex legal situations. If you are one of the millions …

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elderly-man-with-nurse

Medical Malpractice

What Is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is defined as improper, unskilled, or negligent treatment of a patient by a …

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Auto Accidents

Car Accidents in 2012: Indiana Traffic Fatalities

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that Indiana traffic fatalities rose in 2012, …

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toy-ambulance

Auto Accidents

Move Over and Slow Down: It’s the Law

Are there different laws for yielding the right-of-way to emergency vehicles on the interstate? In …

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person-using-phone

Auto Accidents

WKW Auto Accident App

The free WKW auto accident app is one of those things you don’t think you …

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Auto Accidents

In Need of an App to Use After a Car Accident? Download the WKW Accident App Today

All of WKW’s accident attorneys offer free case evaluations after you or a loved one …

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Aviation Accidents

Air Show Accidents on the Rise

By Chris Stevenson, Attorney, Pilot The first air show was held outside of Los Angeles, …

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golf-carts

Auto Accidents

Golf Cart Accidents Can Result in Serious Injury

Small towns all across America have seen an influx in golf carts on the roadways. …

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energy-drinks

Wrongful Death

Energy Drinks Can Cause Wrongful Death

Caffeine is the most consumed stimulant in the world. Look around and you’ll notice a …

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airplane-coffee

Aviation Accidents

Indiana Woman Sues Airline Company Over Hot Coffee Spill

A Hendricks County woman has filed a lawsuit against Delta Air Lines for personal injury …

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parked-motorcycles

Motorcycle Accidents

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycles offer very little protection when a collision occurs. When in a car, you’re protected …

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dietary-supplements

Drug Injuries

Dietary Supplements Account for Over Half of Drug Recalls

The FDA defines a dietary supplement as a product taken by mouth that contains a …

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motorcycles

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Safety Tips: How to Avoid Injury

By Chris Stevenson Warm weather has finally arrived in Indiana, and with that comes more motorcycles …

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male-surgeon

Medical Malpractice

Too Many Patients Are Injured by Preventable Surgical Mistakes

Surgeries of all types come with a risk of error. If you are preparing for …

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closeup-of-eyes

Drug Injuries

Another Compounding Pharmacy Recalls Drug

Clinical Specialties of Martinez, Georgia has received reports of eye infections among patients who used …

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childrens-toys

Products Liability

Number of Children’s Product Recalls Drop, But Injuries Rise

Kids in Danger (KID) recently released their annual report on children’s product recalls from the …

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newborn-baby

Birth Injuries

Birth Injury Case May Affect Medicaid Recipients

The United States Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a heated case between a …

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football-helmet

Brain Injuries

Athletes and Brain Injuries: A Look at Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

In recent years, there has been increasing attention on concussions and brain injuries among athletes …

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fireworks

Fires + Explosions

The Dangers of Making Homemade Fireworks

We recently read an article about a lucky individual who decided to make homemade fireworks. …

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safety-handrail

Medical Malpractice

Hospital Negligence May Lead to Serious Fall Injuries

A Virginia jury recently awarded $3.5 million to an 87-year-old woman who was reportedly hurt …

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children-in-bounce-house

Premises Liability

Bounce House Injuries on the Rise

If you have children, chances are you’ve been to a party with bounce houses to …

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gas-stove

Fires + Explosions

Indianapolis Explosion Still Under Investigation

The cause of a deadly explosion on the south side of Indianapolis on November 10, …

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checklist

Medical Malpractice

Increased Transparency Could Reduce Medical Mistakes

Even though an estimated 98,000 people die each year as a result of medical mistakes …

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compounding-pharmacy

Drug Injuries

FDA Regulatory Authority Over Compounding Pharmacies Unclear

A deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that was linked to spinal steroid injections contaminated at a …

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lady-justice

Medical Malpractice

Missouri Supreme Court Strikes Down Medical Malpractice Damages Cap

Last week, the Supreme Court of Missouri struck down a 2005 state law that limited …

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suvs

Products Liability

Ford Motor Co. Recalls Nearly Half a Million Escape SUVs

The Ford Motor Company is recalling half a million Ford Escape SUVs. The recall is …

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couple-holding-helmets

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Helmet Laws Could Save Lives and Money

A recent report published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality …

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glass-of-milk

Products Liability

Debate Over Raw Milk Safety Rages in Indiana

In the 1920s, pasteurization, or heating, of milk became a widespread practice. The heating process …

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police-car

Auto Accidents

Indiana State Police Cracking Down on Traffic Violators

The Indiana State Police Department has announced a new initiative to crack down on traffic …

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woman-applying-sunscreen

Personal Injury

Summer Is Here: Don’t Forget to Protect your Skin

Warm weather has arrived, and summer vacation season is well underway. Basking in the warm …

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texting-and-driving

Auto Accidents

Another Texting While Driving Scenario

In Indiana, texting and driving was made illegal as of July 2010. If you cause …

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doctor-and-patient

Medical Malpractice

Study Reveals Wide Disparity in Costs for Appendectomy Procedures

Appendectomies are commonly performed operations, and you would expect to pay virtually the same price …

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mother-and-baby

Birth Injuries

Indiana’s Midwife Laws Under Fire

Nearly 100 people were seen protesting outside the LaGrange County, Indiana courthouse on Monday, April …

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senior-and-caregiver

Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

Nursing Homes Are Unprepared for Natural Disasters

Investigators with the inspector general’s office of the Health and Human Services Department have discovered …

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soccer-ball

Brain Injuries

Pediatrician Calls for Increased Research into Sports-Related Concussions in Youth

A professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington has called for more research into …

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sandwich

Products Liability

The Complexity of Food-Related Injuries

Meals are meant to be enjoyed, and food is supposed to nourish your body. Unfortunately, …

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Brain Injuries

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

The month of March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. “Brain Injury Awareness Month honors the …

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running-injury

Personal Injury

New Approach to Sports Injury Liability

The Indiana Supreme Court has given the state a new approach for determining liability in …

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highway-intersection

Auto Accidents

Where to Report Dangerous Intersections and Unsafe Roads in Indiana

Some roadways and intersections are more dangerous than others, depending on the time of day, …

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car-engine

Products Liability

Obtaining Compensation for Workplace Injuries Caused by Defective Products

While working at an auto-parts manufacturing plant, a female press operator had her hand crushed …

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small-airplane

Aviation Accidents

Determining Fault in General Aviation Accidents

Determining fault in general aviation accidents is often quite complex, requiring legal representation by attorneys …

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champagne-toast

Premises Liability

Social Host Laws: What Party Hosts Need to Know

It’s hard to believe the holidays are upon us once again. For some party hosts, …

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lawyer-and-gavel

Workplace Accidents

What a Mesothelioma Attorney Brings to Your Asbestos Case

The National Institute of Health has estimated that 11 million people were exposed to asbestos …

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breast-cancer-awareness

Personal Injury

Breast Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know

Do you have breast cancer, or is someone you love struggling with breast cancer? Get …

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waiver-agreement

Legal Process

Waiver Agreements: How Do They Work?

Waiver and release agreements are often assumed to completely remove all responsibility for injury or …

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red-motorcycle

Motorcycle Accidents

Why Motorcycle Accidents Are Different

All motor vehicle accidents are different depending on the vehicle and situation, and nowhere is …

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elderly-couple

Defective Medical Devices

The DePuy ASR XL Hip Implant Recall: What It Means to You

On August 26, 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics announced the recall of both its ASR XL Acetabular …

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parking-lot

Auto Accidents

Uninsured and Underinsured Car Insurance Coverage in Indiana

Having an automobile accident in Indiana can become a significant financial burden for an injured …

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courthouse

Legal Process

The Differences Between Civil and Criminal Trials in Indiana

Civil and criminal trials are handled differently in Indiana. The process can be confusing, so …

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chess-pieces

Legal Process

Arbitration vs. Mediation in Indiana Injury Law

Arbitration and mediation are two related methods of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that are all …

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ambulances

Personal Injury

Recoverable Damages for Personal Injury Plaintiffs in Indiana

Damages refers to financial compensation awarded after a lawsuit. For personal injury claims in Indiana, …

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patient-in-wheelchair

Medical Malpractice

Tort Reform and Indiana Medical Malpractice Law

Since the April 2010 Gulf oil spill, there have been discussions among the public and …

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gavel-on-desk

Personal Injury

Punitive Damage Awards in Indiana

In a personal injury case, most plaintiffs are seeking damages to compensate them for an …

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Insurance Claim Denials

Insurance Bad Faith Claims in Indiana

When an Indiana insurer fails to pay a claim on a policy, the policy holder …

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courtroom-interior

Legal Process

Limitations of Lay Witnesses and Expert Testimony in Indiana

A recent Indiana Supreme Court opinion has clarified the role of an injured party’s ability …

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yield-sign

Auto Accidents

Traffic Tickets as Evidence: Pros and Cons

In Indiana automobile accident litigation, the potential for a traffic ticket to be admitted into …

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construction-worker

Products Liability

Chinese Drywall Under Fire for Health Issues

Drywall manufactured in China started appearing as a major player in the home building and …

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hospital-bed

Medical Malpractice

Facts About Medical Malpractice Insurance Companies

Healthcare reform and medical malpractice have become increasingly visible issues in the current political climate. …

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basketball-court

Wrongful Death

Indiana Supreme Court Affirms Rebuttable Presumption

On November 30, 2009, the Indiana Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the plaintiff …

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american-dollars

Medical Malpractice

Healthcare System in United States Wastes $800 Billion Annually

Thomson-Reuters released a report that indicates that the United States healthcare system wastes a staggering …

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medical-staff-with-patients

Medical Malpractice

Indiana’s Medical Malpractice Caps

A recent court decision may put Indiana’s stringent medical malpractice award limits to the test. …

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lady-justice-scales

Legal Process

The Pros and Cons of Structured Settlements

Many large personal injury awards and settlement amounts are often paid in part by means …

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expert-witness

Legal Process

Using Experts to Assess Future Damages

When determining damages in personal injury cases, juries can factor in possible lost future earnings …

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brain-scan

Brain Injuries

Diffuse Axonal Injuries and Their Ramifications in Injury Cases

Most attorneys are familiar with the general effects of events like whiplash on a client’s …

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Auto Accidents

What to Do After a Car Accident

Auto accidents, such as truck collisions or car crashes, are scary. It’s important to remain …

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Medical Malpractice

Indiana Medical Malpractice Law: An Overview

In 1975, the Indiana General Assembly passed the Indiana Malpractice Act, which defines malpractice as …

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