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How Can Pedestrians Stay Safe on the Road?

How Can Pedestrians Stay Safe? Exercising outside is a great way to stay healthy and …

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How Can an Attorney Help with a COVID-19 Insurance Claim Denial?

Due to local or statewide stay-at-home directives and other pandemic-related changes in day-to-day operations, small …

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What Are Typical Car Accident Settlement Amounts?

After a car accident, you are probably overwhelmed. Dealing with injuries, vehicle repairs, and long …

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What Is Considered Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident?

Compensation for car accident victims generally falls into two categories: special damages and general damages. …

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What Are the Most Common Injuries Sustained in a Vehicle Collision?

Injuries are common after car accidents. Whether a crash is caused by a head-on collision …

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How Long Does a Car Accident Lawsuit Take?

Car accidents are often devastating, and the aftermath can be overwhelming. How are you going …

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Who Is at Fault for Head-On Collisions in Indiana?

Head-on car accidents, also called frontal collisions, occur when the front of one vehicle crashes …

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What Is a Cardiac Stent?

Cardiac stents are small devices used to open narrow or blocked arteries. Coronary arteries, where …

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What Is the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund?

If you have been injured due to the negligence of a healthcare professional, you may …

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How Long Does a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Take?

If you or a loved one were harmed due to an act of negligence on …

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What Is Elder Medication Abuse?

According to AARP, older adults take an average of 4.5 medications each month, and that …

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What Evidence Is Important in Wrongful Death Claims?

Clear evidence and well-maintained documentation are crucial to a successful wrongful death case. It is …

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What Does Elder Neglect Look Like?

Elder abuse comes in many forms—financial, physical, sexual, and emotional—and each are harrowing in their …

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What Are Common Aviation Accident Injuries?

Aviation remains one of the safest forms of travel, but when accidents happen, they are …

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Where Does Elder Abuse Happen?

Elder abuse isn’t limited to just nursing homes—it can happen anywhere an elderly person lives …

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How Often Does Medical Malpractice Occur?

Medical malpractice—when a patient suffers harm due to the negligence of a healthcare professional—covers a …

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Commercial vs. General Aviation: What’s the Difference?

Commercial and general aviation have a common goal: to transport cargo or people safely and …

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What Are Life Care Plans?

Life care plans are dynamic and well-researched documents used to plan for the current and …

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Why Hire an Attorney Experienced in Aviation Accidents?

If you have been involved in an aviation accident of any type, it’s in your …

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What Are Never Events?

Never events are, as their name implies, medical events that should never happen. These events …

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What Are the Common Causes of General Aviation Accidents?

General aviation is a broad category covering any non-commercial civilian air transportation. The types of …

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What Causes Surgical Fires?

When you or someone you love is preparing to undergo surgery, you are probably worried …

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What Are Black Boxes?

Any movie or television show featuring an airplane crash is going to mention one item: …

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What Is Medical Misdiagnosis?

When you are sick, hurt, or suffering from health complications, you go to a doctor …

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What Are Common Radiology Errors?

Have you ever had an X-ray, MRI, CT scan, ultrasound, PET scan, or mammogram? If …

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When Should I Get a Second Opinion?

Making major healthcare decisions can be overwhelming and frightening. In addition to deciphering medical jargon, …

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What Questions Should I Ask Before (and After) Surgery?

As a patient, you have the right to be informed about any medical procedure or …

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Are Amusement Parks Dangerous?

Amusement parks are a popular source of summer entertainment. Roller coasters, bumper cars, carousels, Ferris …

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What Is Loss of Consortium?

Think of the roles your spouse plays in your life: a companion, lover, friend, partner, …

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What Is Nursing Home and Elder Abuse?

Abuse is a frightening and common reality for elders across the United States. The victims …

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How Do Medical Review Panels Work in Indiana?

You want to file a medical malpractice case. You have consulted with an attorney, gathered …

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How Do I Choose a Nursing Home?

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

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What Is Standard of Care in Medical Malpractice?

You may have come across the term “standard of care” while researching medical malpractice lawsuits. …

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What Should I Avoid Doing After a Personal Injury Accident?

If you have been injured in an accident, you are probably overwhelmed and maybe even …

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Can Nursing Home Residents Be Sexually Abused?

“It’s happening all over the country.” A 2017 CNN report helped bring media attention to …

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What Evidence Do I Need to Prove Nursing Home Abuse?

You suspect your elderly loved one has been abused, identify the warning signs, and take …

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Why Do Medical Malpractice Claims Go Unexplored?

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional—a doctor, pharmacist, nurse, hospital, or other—causes harm to …

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What Should I Do After a Personal Injury Accident?

After an injury, you may be confused and in pain. You may also be scared. …

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Are the Elderly Vulnerable to Financial Exploitation and Abuse?

Older adults are, unfortunately, more prone to financial abuse and exploitation than other age group. …

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Are Bedsores a Sign of Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing home abuse can be difficult to identify—and equally difficult to discuss with your elderly …

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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Cases?

If you or someone you care about has been injured, the last thing you want …

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Who Can Be Sued in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

Medical malpractice lawsuits are complex and often involve several parties. Doctors are not the only …

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How Common Is Nursing Home Abuse?

If you have discovered that your elderly loved one was abused in a nursing home …

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Who Is Liable for Airport Injuries?

If you rely on air travel to reach your destination, you will pass through one …

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What Should I Do After a Farming Accident?

As every farmer knows, agriculture is a dangerous industry. Farming accidents are common, and farm …

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What Are Common Types of Farming Injuries?

Farming accidents and injuries are extremely common—according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and …

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What Are Common Types of Truck Accidents?

The trucking industry is an essential part of the United States economy. According to the …

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How Common Are Semi-Truck Accidents and Injuries?

Semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles are a common sight on Interstate highways and in …

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What Are the Common Causes of Tractor Accidents?

Agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries in the world, and farming accidents and …

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How Do Helicopter Accidents and Injuries Happen?

Have you ever tuned into the local news to see live traffic updates? Have you …

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Who Investigates Aviation Accidents?

Aviation accidents are rare, but when they occur, it can be difficult to determine who …

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How Common Are Farming Accidents and Injuries?

Agriculture—the farming of crops or animals—is one of the largest industries in the world. Globally, …

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Does Workers’ Compensation Apply to Farming Accidents?

Farming is extremely dangerous—the agriculture industry, alongside construction and mining, is rated as one of …

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What Are the Common Causes of Commercial Aviation Accidents?

Traveling by air is one of the safest modes of transportation available today. Unfortunately, accidents …

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How Common Are Aviation Accidents and Injuries?

Although flying is one of the safest means of transportation, aviation accidents happen more often …

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What Are Farm Safety Laws?

The Federal government has several laws covering the working conditions of farmworkers, and 3 those …

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What Are the Common Causes of Farming Accidents?

According to the National Ag Safety Database (NASD), about 60 to 70 per 100,000 farm …

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How Can I Take Action Under Indiana’s Wrongful Death Policy?

One of the single most difficult things we go through in life is the loss …

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Has Your Colorectal Cancer Been Misdiagnosed?

Colorectal or intestinal cancers occur in the lower part of the digestive system, either in …

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Could My Cancer Have Been Misdiagnosed?

When you set foot into a hospital, the last thing you should have to think …

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Do I Need Rehabilitation After a Brain Injury?

The brain is one of the most important organs of the body. It controls everything—from …

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What Are the Symptoms of Brain Injuries in Children?

Every year, millions of children sustain concussions. While children recover quickly from minor injuries, a …

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What Is Hospital Negligence?

When you seek medical care at a hospital, you expect that the doctors, nurses, and …

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Is There a Time Limit to File a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Medical malpractice cases are challenging. Due to the nature of medicine, there are many factors …

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How Do I Talk to My Teen About Responsible Driving?

Car collisions are one of the most common and preventable types of accidents, and they …

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How Can Bicyclists Stay Safe on the Road?

Summer is the season for getting outside, having fun, and enjoying the beautiful weather. Bicycling …

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What Is Surgical Malpractice?

Surgery can be frightening for patients, even for simple procedures. While surgeons and other healthcare …

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What Is Medical Malpractice Law?

When medical malpractice attorneys proceed with a case, they have two main goals in mind: …

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Do Doctors Lose Their License After a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

No, a medical malpractice lawsuit does not directly affect the status of a doctor’s medical …

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Who Do I Sue After a Truck Accident?

If you’ve been in an accident with a semi-truck or other commercial motor vehicle and …

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What Exactly Does a Medical Malpractice Lawyer Do?

Have you been injured or neglected by a medical professional? Medical malpractice law can be …

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How Do I Know If I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

When patients are injured because of neglect or substandard care by a medical professional, they …

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What Do I Need to Know About Indiana’s Road Work Zone Laws?

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

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What Does Insurance Claim Subrogation Mean?

Subrogation is a common part of the claims process. Your insurance company is interested in …

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Can I Fire My Personal Injury Attorney?

You have the right to fire your personal injury attorney nearly any time during your …

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Should I Hire a Lawyer If I Don’t Want to Go to Court?

A lawyer may not be necessary when you fight a speeding ticket or head to …

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Is the Information I Discuss with My Attorney Confidential?

While there are some exceptions, the information you discuss with your attorney is confidential. Your …

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Can I Access My Child’s Settlement Money?

Accessibility of a child’s settlement money is dependent on who is awarded the money. The …

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What Is Insurance Bad Faith?

Insurance bad faith is when an insurance company neglects to honor an insurance claim that …

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Can I Still Sue After an Accident If I Wasn’t Wearing a Seat Belt?

If you were injured in a car accident while your seat belt wasn’t buckled, courts …

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What Is Pain and Suffering in Personal Injury Cases?

Pain and suffering is a way to recover money to compensate for the impact an …

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Can Medical Malpractice Be a Crime?

It’s extremely rare for medical malpractice to become criminal. When physicians do face criminal charges, …

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Is My Doctor Liable If My Medical Procedure Has a Bad Outcome?

A bad outcome from a medical procedure may not qualify for medical malpractice. There’s a …

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Can I Sue My Doctor for Malpractice If I Have a Preexisting Condition?

Yes, you can file a medical malpractice lawsuit if you have a preexisting condition. With …

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What Is the Good Samaritan Law in Indiana?

Imagine that you’re out running errands and you see someone in serious danger. Do you …

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What Does Medical Malpractice Mean?

Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by a doctor, nurse, or other medical …

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Can I Still Sue My Doctor for Malpractice If I Signed a Consent Form?

If a consent form was properly explained and signed, it is unlikely that you can …

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What Does Medical Malpractice Insurance Cover?

Medical malpractice insurance—also called medical professional liability insurance—is a special kind of professional liability insurance …

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How Does Medical Malpractice Work in Emergency Situations?

There are special medical malpractice rules for mistakes that occur in an emergency room (ER). …

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Do I Sue My Doctor or the Hospital for Medical Malpractice?

Hospital stays aren’t necessarily going to be comfortable or easy. They should, however, leave you …

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Does Having Insurance Affect My Settlement Amount in a Medical Malpractice Case?

Yes, your settlement amount may be affected if insurance covers all or part of your …

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Can I File a Malpractice Lawsuit Against Someone Who Isn’t a Doctor?

Yes, you can file a lawsuit against someone who isn’t a doctor. Any licensed healthcare …

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Should I Try to Reach a Settlement Agreement or Go to Trial?

The decision to either settle or go to trial varies per case. The parties involved …

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What Is the Difference Between a Verdict and a Settlement?

The difference between a verdict and a settlement is whether a legal dispute is resolved in …

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What Is a Summary Judgment?

A summary judgment is a decision made based on statements and evidence without going to …

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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Premises Liability Claims?

Premises liability claims vary in nature. The term encompasses many instances, such as slips and …

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Do I Need a Lawyer If My Child Has Cerebral Palsy?

Children with mild to severe cerebral palsy may require physical therapy, medical procedures, and special …

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What Damages Should I Expect from a Cerebral Palsy Settlement?

There should never be a price put on a child’s live. There is, however, a …

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What Makes My Case Eligible for a Premises Liability Lawsuit?

A property owner has certain legal responsibilities to maintain a hazard free space. In an …

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Can I Reopen a Medical Malpractice Case After It Has Been Settled?

No, medical malpractice cases cannot be reopened once they’ve been settled. Once a settlement is reached, both …

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What Is a Slip and Fall Accident?

A slip or fall accident is either a slip or a fall on somebody else’s …

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What Is Informed Consent?

Medical treatments and procedures have many potential benefits and can be used to treat ailments, …

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Special Damages vs. General Damages: What’s the Difference?

If you file a personal injury claim and are awarded money, the compensation you receive …

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How Much is My Motorcycle Accident Claim Worth?

Every motorcycle accident is different, and determining your claim’s worth is split between two types …

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How Do I Get a Structured Settlement?

Structured settlement options are popular among personal injury lawsuits. If you’ve agreed on a structured …

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How Do I Know If I Have a Drug Injury Case?

Although we trust our healthcare providers and drug manufacturers with our health and safety, mistakes …

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What Is a Drug Injury?

When an individual has been injured or killed from taking prescription medication or over-the-counter drugs, …

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How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Suit in Indiana?

In Indiana, immediate family members of the deceased have two years from the date of the accident …

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What Damages Are Available in a Wrongful Death Case?

Wrongful death claims are civil cases. Therefore, damages are intended to help the estate and surviving …

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Indiana?

In Indiana, a wrongful death claim is a civil suit, which means that the claim …

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What Is Wrongful Death?

In the state of Indiana, the wrongful death statute applies when a person’s cause of …

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How Do I File a Claim Against an Insurance Company?

When there are substantial damages at stake after a personal injury, you’ll likely file a …

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What Is a Demand Letter?

Demand letters are often drafted by a lawyer, and they demand restitution for a wrong, …

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What Are My Workers’ Compensation Rights?

A workplace injury can change your life overnight. You likely won’t be able to work …

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Can I Still Get Compensation If I’m Partially at Fault?

In the State of Indiana, you can make a successful claim even if you are …

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What Are Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries?

Spinal cord injuries can be devastating and permanent, changing everything about how you go about …

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What Are the Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

Elder abuse can be defined as an intentional cause of injury, intimidation, confinement, deprivation of …

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Should I Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident?

It’s not always necessary to hire a car accident lawyer after an auto accident. If …

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Can I Be Compensated If I Require Plastic Surgery After an Accident?

Plastic surgery is generally seen as an elective procedure, one that people undergo for aesthetic …

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