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 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 to… 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 »

Backyard Slip and Slide 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 and adults. Safety tips for backyard slip and slides include:… 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 »

Avoiding a Slip and Fall During an Indianapolis Winter

Winter weather can be brutal. Even though it is January, we have not seen the last of winter weather in Indianapolis. Slips and falls during the winter can cause severe injuries. Our Indianapolis slip and fall attorneys discuss ways you can avoid a slip and fall during winter weather and what you should do if… Read more »

Should I Hire an Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyer?

When someone is injured in an accident, hiring an Indianapolis personal injury lawyer may not seem important. In most cases, seeking medical treatment is the top priority. However, after you see a doctor and you receive medical treatment, you may begin to focus on the property damage and the financial losses related to the accident…. Read more »

Should You Agree to Arbitration or Mediation to Settle a Personal Injury Claim?

Most personal injury claims are settled without filing a personal injury lawsuit. However, intense negotiations are often required to settle an accident claim. In some cases, the other party may suggest using mediation or arbitration to settle a personal injury claim. Our Indianapolis personal injury attorneys evaluate an accident claim carefully to determine whether it… Read more »

Thanksgiving Safety Tips From Our Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyers

Are you traveling during the Thanksgiving Holiday or hosting a huge gathering at your home? Whether you plan to travel or stay at home, it is important to remember that you need to take steps to protect yourself and your family from injuries over the Thanksgiving weekend. Some of your favorite Thanksgiving traditions, such as… Read more »

Should I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit for My Indianapolis Accident?

When another party injures you, you have the right to seek compensation for your damages under Indiana’s personal injury laws. If you cannot settle your claim, you have the right to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for your damages. However, is it better to settle your claim outside of court or file a personal injury… Read more »