shopping injuries

Common Injuries While Shopping at Big Box Stores in Indiana

Big box stores are convenient, selling multiple items in one place for a “one-stop” experience; they are also, well – big, with over 50,000 square feet of space each. Indiana is home to many examples of big box stores, such as Home Depot, Lowe’s, Costco, Sam’s Club, Walmart, Meijer, Kroger Marketplace, Target – and even… Read more »

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Did Poor Lighting Cause Your Slip and Fall Accident?

Most people are aware of the dangers of motor vehicle accidents, malignant cancer, or purposeful violence. But according to the NSC (National Safety Council), slips and falls are the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths in the United States. Not only are falls one of the top three causes of preventable death, but they… Read more »

Compensation for Dislocated Joints After a Slip and Fall Accident

Compensation for Dislocated Joints After a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and fall accidents can lead to many different types of expensive and painful injuries. Tragically, these accidents can even cause permanent disabilities and can be fatal. One type of injury many people sustain are dislocated joints after a slip and fall accident. These injuries range in their overall severity, but they are often excruciatingly painful… Read more »

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I Tripped On Boxes and Pallets in a Store Aisle. Can I Sue?

Until you have tripped over one, you probably never spent much (if any) time considering the pallet, a flat structure, usually used to stack, store, and transport goods. Most pallets are made of wood; when full, they are heavy, and approximately 400 million of them are produced in the U.S. each year.   Most people are… Read more »

Airbnb Slip and Fall. Who's Liable?

Airbnb Slip and Fall. Who’s Liable?

When using an Airbnb property or another vacation home rental company, liability can seem complex when someone suffers a slip and fall injury. The unfortunate reality is that homeowners are liable for hazards on their property, and Airbnb is NOT liable. Here’s what you need to know about slip and fall liability when these accidents… Read more »

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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 »

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 »

Immediate Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

Immediate Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Things you may not realize, like posting about your slip and fall case on social media, can end up causing damage to your personal injury claim and should be avoided.  There is a difference between reporting your accident to a manager or someone of authority and providing recorded statements… Read more »

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Backyard Slip and Slide Accidents and Safety Tips

Backyard Slip and Slide Accidents Safety Tips for Indianapolis Homeowners As summer begins to heat up and kids are out of school for the summer break, many parents will set up backyard slip and slide areas for their children. However, this fun way of cooling off can also create hazardous and dangerous conditions for children… Read more »

Injuries at Fitness Centers Could Increase with New Year’s Resolutions

Did you resolve to exercise more or lose weight in 2019? Health-related resolutions are popular New Year’s resolutions each year. As part of their resolution, many people join gyms and fitness centers during the first couple of months each year. Some fitness centers and gyms offer special discounts for individuals joining early in the year…. Read more »