Time’s Up: Only 180 Days to File Indiana Tort Claim Notice

Time’s Up: Only 180 Days to File Indiana Tort Claim Notice   The Indiana Tort Claims Act (I.C. 34-13-3 et seq.) requires that notice must be filed before a plaintiff may bring a tort claim against any state agency or political subdivision.   Timing is Critical The timing of this notice is critical, as failing […]

Read more...

Common Questions About Daycare Injuries Answered

Seven Commonly Asked Questions About Daycare Injuries Answered   The last thing any parent wants to hear is that their child was injured at daycare. Parents that send their kids to daycare work hard to provide for their families. The hardest thing for any parent to do is trust someone else with their kids.    […]

Read more...

Six Steps For Parents Dealing With Daycare Injuries

Six Step For Parents Dealing With Daycare Injuries   The aftermath of a daycare injury can be overwhelming – parents want answers for what happened to their child and how the daycare could allow it to happen. Families whose children were injured at daycare have the right to find out what happened and to hold […]

Read more...

Useful Information For Parents Of Children Who Were Injured At School In Indiana

Useful Information For Parents Of Children Who Were Injured At School In Indiana   When parents send their children to school on weekday mornings, most do not want to think about the various accidents and child injuries that could happen in the classroom or during school-sponsored athletics. Yet school injuries are a serious problem in Indiana and […]

Read more...

Can I Refuse a DUI Blood Test in Indiana

Can I Refuse a DUI Blood Test in Indiana?   Under the Indiana implied consent law, you impliedly consent to submit to a portable breath test (PBT) or chemical test by law enforcement when you drive on Indiana roads. In other words, you have impliedly agreed to be tested for intoxication if a law enforcement officer […]

Read more...

Parent’s Rights In DCS Investigations

What Are Your Rights As A Parent In DCS Investigations   The Indiana Department of Child Services hotline has seen a 20 percent increase in child abuse and neglect reports since 2012, records show.   This article explains the basics of DCS child abuse cases. It is applicable to both Indiana and Michigan law.   […]

Read more...

Handling Minor’s Claims For Personal Injury

HANDLING MINOR’S CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURIES   As personal injury counsel, we are often faced with the difficult task of working on behalf of injured children and their families. As parents, we understand that injuries to children can involve devastating and heartbreaking situations and present unique legal issues which practitioners need to consider.   When […]

Read more...

Sue For Pain And Suffering And Settlement Amounts In Michigan

Pain and suffering is an important element of compensation in all Michigan personal injury cases.  These types of claims are considered “non-economic” damages, meaning that the amount cannot be precisely stated in a dollar amount.    Our personal injury attorneys at The Lockwood Legal Group, use our skill and experience to maximize the amount of […]

Read more...