slip and fall accidents in apartment complexes

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 »

what if i slip and fall on a sidewalk

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 »

liability law in slip and fall cases

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 »

accidents involving government vehicles

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 »

understanding open and obvious doctrine in indiana

Open & Obvious Doctrine and Indiana Slip and Fall Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: It’s important for everyone, whether you are a landowner, a renter, or a visitor, to understand Indiana premises liability and exceptions to it in Indiana.  If you are injured in a slip and fall case, the property owner may attempt to claim the open and obvious doctrine, one exception… Read more »

are landlords liable for slip and fall injuries

Are Landlords Responsible for Slip and Fall Injuries?

What you’ll learn reading this article: If you’re injured on a landlord’s property, you may be able to sue them. A landlord’s liability depends on whether their actions allowed the injury to happen. A personal injury attorney can help a renter stand up to their landlord and seek much-needed compensation. As a renter, you rely… Read more »

What are my rights if I was shopping for Instacart or Shipt and had a slip and fall accident?

What are my rights if I was shopping for Instacart or Shipt and had a slip and fall accident?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Delivery services like Instacart and Shipt are seeing their highest use ever during COVID-19. When drivers are injured, delivery companies avoid covering their medical bills. If you’re injured, you may need to pursue a personal injury lawsuit with the help of an Indianapolis attorney. During the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s… Read more »

slip and fall on a sidewalk

Who is Liable if You Slip and Fall on the Sidewalk?

What you’ll learn reading this article: It’s not always obvious who’s responsible for a certain area of the sidewalk and for removing ice and snow from these areas. After a sidewalk slip and fall injury, you’ll need to determine who’s liable for that section of sidewalk and how they were negligent. Even if you were… Read more »