How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out

How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?   Dealing with the death of a loved one caused by someone else’s negligence can be devastating. You may receive some benefits through your loved one’s life insurance, but that might not alleviate the financial and emotional burden that you feel.   You may be able to pursue […]

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How Long Will My Case Take

How long will my case take   How long your case will take depends on many factors. This post attempts to help you understand the different stages of litigation.   Many clients believe litigation goes something like this. Get an attorney File a lawsuit Get money/through a settlement or verdict within a couple months   […]

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Indiana Grocery Store Slip and Fall Accidents

Indiana Grocery Store Slip and Fall Accidents   Businesses in Indiana have an obligation to their customers to ensure that the area accessible to customers is kept in a reasonably safe condition. Indiana grocery stores are no exception, and a large number of Indiana slip-and-fall accidents are the result of grocery store management failing to […]

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Why We Have Expectations For Our Clients

Thanks for choosing and entrusting The Lockwood Legal Group, llc to represent your legal interests. You have chosen the most resolute and hardworking attorneys in the country. As you roll your eyes, I can promise you, obtaining representation from another law firm, you are not likely to find yourself talking to your lawyer much on […]

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What is the attorney client privilege

The attorney client privilege is at the heart of the practice of law. It holds that, except for a few instances where the attorney client privilege does not apply, ANYTHING and EVERYTHING you tell your lawyer MUST be kept secret between the two of you. Specifically, your attorney is legally prohibited from disclosing anything you […]

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What to expect during discovery in an INDIANA divorce

After hiring an attorney, your work will not be complete. While your attorney will certainly manage many aspects of the dissolution process on your behalf, the client’s “to do” list will not likely be a short one. Most important of those “to dos” will likely be the gathering and delivery of a great deal of […]

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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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Workers Compensation Requirements and Penalties in Indiana

Workers Compensation Requirements and Penalties in Indiana   IC-22-3-2-2 requires employers to carry workers compensation coverage, with some exceptions   All Indiana employers must provide Workers Compensation coverage to all employees subject to Indiana Code 22-3-2-2.   IC 22-3-2-2 Mandatory compliance; burden of proof; exemptions     Sec. 2. (a) Every employer and every employee, except as […]

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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 […]

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