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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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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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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Parent’s Rights In DCS Investigations

What Are Your Rights As A Parent In DCS Investigations   The Indiana Department of Child Services hotline has seen a 20 percent increase in child abuse and neglect reports since 2012, records show.   This article explains the basics of DCS child abuse cases. It is applicable to both Indiana and Michigan law.   […]

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Sue For Pain And Suffering And Settlement Amounts In Michigan

Pain and suffering is an important element of compensation in all Michigan personal injury cases.  These types of claims are considered “non-economic” damages, meaning that the amount cannot be precisely stated in a dollar amount.    Our personal injury attorneys at The Lockwood Legal Group, use our skill and experience to maximize the amount of […]

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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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What is My Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?

What is my Indiana Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?   If you lost a loved one due to a personal injury caused by another party’s negligence, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The South Bend wrongful death attorneys of The Lockwood Legal Group, LLC are here to evaluate your situation to determine […]

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What Is an Expungement?

Everyone makes mistakes. While some are more serious then others, we at The Lockwood Legal Group believe everyone deserves a second chance at life. For those who have a criminal record, the process by which these persons can obtain this second chance is called expungement of a criminal record. What Is an Expungement? Expungement is […]

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Insuring Your Personal Protective Order Protects You Outside of Michigan

Your Michigan PPO Can Protect You outside of Michigan This articles focuses specifically upon Michigan. However, Protective Orders issued any any state are enforceable in every other state. So most of the below applies to clients living in Indiana, Ohio, and/or Illinois. Your Michigan Personal Protection Order (PPO) can protect you outside of Michigan. There […]

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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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