Indiana Slip and Falls

Have you been injured in a slip and fall incident on someone else’s property? When this happens, is the landowner or business owner required to pay your medical bills?   The answer is no. They are not required to pay your medical bills at any time after your accident and injuries until you prove “fault” […]

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Restaurants Have a Duty Maintain Their Floors

Restaurants Have a Duty Maintain Their Floors   Restaurants have a duty to maintain their premises for patrons that come into their establishment. When this duty is breached, people can be seriously hurt.   In the case of Rodriques v. Sugarfire Smoke House, Rodriques went out to eat in May of 2018 to the Sugarfire […]

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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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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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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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Suing Hickory Village Apartments for Slip and Fall

Our firm recently filed a lawsuit against Hickory Village Apartments located in Mishawaka Indiana. The Hickory Village Lawsuit was filed on behalf of our client Ms. Jordan: a single woman in her 60s suffering chronic diabetes.   During the winter of 2018, Hickory Village apartments failed to plow its parking lot clear of ice and […]

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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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