How Much Money Can I Receive in a Workers Compensation Claim in Indiana

How Much Money Can I Receive For A Workers Comp Claim in Indiana?   If you are injured on the job in Indiana and unable to return to work for more than a week, you may be entitled to receive paid medical care and compensation for your lost wages equal to two-thirds of your average […]

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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 […]

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What is My Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?

What is my Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?   If you lost a loved one due to a personal injury caused by another party’s negligence, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The South Bend wrongful death attorneys of The Lockwood Legal Group, LLC are here to evaluate your situation to determine […]

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Availability of exemplary damages in Michigan

What are Exemplary Damages? Exemplary damages are awarded in order to “compensates plaintiffs for humiliation, sense of outrage, and indignity resulting from injustices maliciously, willfully, and wantonly inflicted by the defendant.” McPeak v McPeak (On Remand), 233 Mich App 483, 490, 593 NW2d 180 (1999) A plaintiff who seeks exemplary damages for the defendant’s willful, […]

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Is there a limit on medical malpractice damages in Michigan?

Does Michigan have a cap on medical malpractice damages? The short answer is, thanks to tort reform, yes. Like many states, Michigan “caps” or limits the amount of damages that are available to a plaintiff who has been successful in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Michigan’s cap is a little more complex than most states’. According to […]

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Allowable Damages In Michigan medical Malpractice Cases

At the time of this writing, medical malpractice cases in Michigan have a cap on the amount of allowable damages. Unfortunately, Michigan legislators believe they alone, instead of the jury, should determine the amount of damages plaintiffs are allowed to obtain as compensation for injuries caused by the negligence of medical professionals. As in all […]

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