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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Michigan Slip and Fall Cases

Slip and Fall Accidents In Michigan   If you were injured because of a slip, trip, fall, or some other hazard on the premises you were on, you may be entitled to bring suit against the possessor of the property for your injuries.   Slip and fall cases are based in tort. Because of this, […]

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Indiana Dog Bite Laws

We consider dogs man’s best friend, but unfortunately, some dogs can cause significant harm. It’s the dog owner’s responsibility to control their dogs and remain aware of their dog’s behavior at all times.   If a dog bites you and leaves you with significant injuries, it’s possible to hold the dog owner liable for your […]

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Everything You Need TO Know About Dog Bites Under Indiana Law

Dogs are usually considered great, friendly and playful family pets. Occasionally, dog bite injuries happen. Pet owners are generally responsible for controlling their pet, and suitably training and restraining them to avoid injury to the public. Failure to do this is illegal in many states and unfortunately, the owner may face legal action. There is […]

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Why tort reform arguments are frivolous

You often hear politicians claim, “lawyers are filing frivolous lawsuits.” The ambulance chasers of the world, the derogatory term used for attorneys by media personalities who sell snake oil on their radio shows, must be stopped before they harm businesses and medical professionals. However, tort reform is nothing more than the legislators of a given […]

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What if you fall in a parking lot?

When we think of crowded parking lots for major chains like Walmart, Meijer, Target, CVS or Walgreens, the immediate concern is usually finding an empty space. However, experience has taught our attorneys that store and restaurant parking lots can be ground zero for a devastating injury. The Lockwood Legal Group has handled several personal injury […]

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The Basics About slip and fall cases

If you slip and fall at a local business’s establishment, you may wish to look into filing a claim. Fall is nearly here, and with the winter weather we get in Michiana, there is an ever-growing risk of ice, rain and possibly snow that could cause slick conditions. Slip-and-fall accidents caused by weather are common, […]

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Lawsuit Against Lakeland Hospital For Leaving Wood In Patient’s Hand

My client fell in the woods in early May of 2018. As he attempted to break his fall, he throughout his hand.` Unfortunately, his hand landed on a protruding stick which, the weight of his fall caused it to puncture its way through his hand. Despite being taken to Lakeland Hospital in Niles Michigan, emergency […]

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