Michigan school bullying laws

Michigan Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies   How are bullying and cyberbullying defined in Michigan anti-bullying laws and regulations?   Michigan anti-bullying laws and regulations include the following definitions of bullying and cyberbullying:   “Bullying” means any  written, verbal, or physical act, or any electronic communication, including, but not limited to, cyberbullying,  that is intended or that […]

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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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exclusive remedy provision of Indiana’s Workers Compensation Act

Indiana Workplace Injuries and the “Exclusive Remedy” Provision of Indiana’s Workers’ Compensation Act   Being involved in an Indiana workplace accident is a stressful experience. Not only must the injured employee worry about physical recovery after the accident, but injured employees must also take time away from work.   On top of this, there are […]

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Who’s Liable for a Drowning Accident in a Private Swimming Pool

Who’s Liable for a Drowning Accident in a Private Swimming Pool   Having a swimming pool on your property is a terrific luxury, but it also comes with a great deal of responsibility.   Aside from regular maintenance and cleaning, pools encompass a wide scope of legal responsibilities as well. Not only is it important […]

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Determining Liability In Swimming Pool Accidents

Determining Liability In Swimming Pool Accidents     Many people flock to swimming pools each year to get out of the sun and enjoy warm weather. However, recreational time can quickly become dangerous when pool owners fail to take proper precautions to keep the pool safe.   If property owners do not fulfill their legal […]

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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 […]

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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.    […]

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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 […]

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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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