Work Injury Claims

Work Injury Claims   Workers compensation or work injury claims are often handled differently than personal injury claims.   Most commonly, the victim in a work injury seeks compensation from an employer’s workers compensation insurance rather than the employer themselves.   Employers in most states are required to insure their employees in case of injury. […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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