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Understanding Indiana’s Premises Liability Law

After reading this article, you will be able to answer these questions: What are common terms used in Indiana’s Premises Liability Law? In which scenarios could a property owner be held liable for damages? How does this law work for you if you are injured? Basic terms used in Indiana’s Premises Liability Law include: Invitee:… Read more »

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What to Do if You Are Injured at a Casino: Common Casino Injuries

What you’ll learn reading this article: The most common casino accidents which can cause personal injury or harm What to do if you are injured at an Indiana Casino For many years, Hoosiers who heeded the call of Lady Luck had to travel to Atlantic City, Reno, or Las Vegas, but they now have a… Read more »

Slip and Fall Accidents: What Happens When Multiple Parties are Responsible?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Sometimes, what seems like a straightforward slip and fall accident may actually involve multiple parties because of the location and contributing factors involved.  When multiple parties are involved in a slip and fall accident, it can be especially helpful to have an experienced slip and fall accident attorney on… Read more »

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Slip and Fall Accidents: What if I Slip and Fall in an Apartment Complex?

What you’ll learn reading this article: We spend a majority of our time at our residences, and therefore the majority of accidents happen at or close to home.  Depending on where an accident occurs at an apartment complex, various parties could be responsible for it.  The idea of “notice” can complicate slip and fall accident… Read more »

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Slip and Fall Accidents: What if I Slip and Fall in a Parking Lot?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Accidental falls are the leading cause of emergency room visits in the United States.  Parking lots are commonly frequented and full of potential hazards for slip and fall accidents.  You must file a claim for your slip and fall injury before the statute of limitations expires, which depends on… Read more »

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Slip and Fall Accidents: What if I Slip and Fall on a Sidewalk?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Indiana sidewalks can offer year-round hazards to individuals who traverse them.  Sidewalks are the responsibility of the property owner—whether that’s a private citizen or the city government—and must be maintained properly.  Your timeline to file a slip and fall claim depends on what type of property the accident took… Read more »

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Liability Issues in Slip and Fall Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: Premises liability law refers to the type of law centered on a property owner’s duty of care to visitors.  Indiana code provides for modified comparative fault, meaning one or all parties involved in a slip and fall case can be found at fault.  The monetary damages you may recover… Read more »

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What Happens When an Indiana Car Accident Involves a Government-Owned Vehicle?

What you’ll learn reading this article: In many cases, the government and its officials have immunity when it comes to being found liable for accidents.  Exceptions to governmental immunity do exist, and you can pursue claims in the event of an accident with a government-owned vehicle.   Because of contributory negligence, if you are found to… Read more »

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Why You Should Fill Out an Incident Report

What you’ll learn reading this article: The first step in documenting a slip and fall injury is filling out an incident report with the store or business, providing you an important Exhibit A.   Incident reports help establish evidence in your slip and fall case and alert the store to their role in your injury.  Avoid… Read more »