What is Loss of Earning Capacity?

Dan - October 2, 2018

When a family experiences a wrongful death, it is an emotionally devastating experience. Should the person who passed away be the major source of a family’s income, they will experience current as well as future loss of income. This is known as loss of earning capacity. Loss of Earning Capacity When compensation for loss of […]

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What are the most common types of Wrongful Death cases in Indiana?

Dan - July 12, 2018

Types of Wrongful Death Claims According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control, there are 121,000 unintentional injury deaths in the U.S. annually. Wrongful death is a situation where the death of one person is a result of the wrongful act or neglect of another person. A wrongful death claim seeks to establish […]

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What qualifies as a Wrongful Death?

Dan - June 15, 2018

What qualifies as a wrongful death? One of the worst experiences a person can have involves the death of a loved one. For this reason, a wrongful death can be one of the most frustrating cases that one can possibly fight. The specific laws regarding wrongful death vary from state to state. In the state […]

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Wrongful death cases

Dan - April 19, 2018

A wrongful death case is a civil action and not a criminal prosecution, and here are some of the most common types; For more information about our Indianapolis Wrongful Death Lawyers, visit our site.  

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What are the most common types of wrongful death cases in Indianapolis?

Dan - April 13, 2018

What are the most common types of wrongful death cases in Indianapolis? A wrongful death case is a civil action and not a criminal prosecution. In Indiana, the personal representative of a deceased person’s estate is allowed to file a wrongful death lawsuit seeking damages for their death if it was caused by a wrongful […]

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Indiana Supreme Court Considers House Party Case

Blackburn & Green - August 4, 2016

Have you ever wondered whether you could be liable if someone is injured while at a party at your house?  The Indiana Supreme Court is set to rule on a case brought on behalf of a man who was allegedly beaten by one of the hosts of a party he attended. In the case, a […]

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Indiana’s Limits on Wrongful Death Damages

Blackburn & Green - May 21, 2016

The death of a loved one is often a time of profound grief and sadness. If their death was caused by the negligence of someone else, these feelings may be mingled with anger and the desire to hold the other person responsible. Indiana law allows for wrongful death actions to be filed by surviving family […]

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Pregnancy and Car Accidents: What Are Your Rights If Your Unborn Child Is Injured?

Blackburn & Green - May 10, 2016

In the horribly unfortunate circumstance that an unborn child is injured or killed in a car accident, Indiana law may provide for recovery through at least two separate means: the Child Wrongful Death Act and a general negligence action. The Child Wrongful Death Act specifically applies to viable fetuses, meaning those that could have lived […]

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Damages for Wrongful Death Can Be Capped by Indiana Law

Blackburn & Green - May 9, 2016

We are often asked whether Indiana limits the amount that may be recovered in a wrongful death case. The short answer is that there is a cap in some wrongful death actions, but in most wrongful death cases no limits apply. Indiana provides for wrongful death lawsuits in three different statutes: the Wrongful Death Act, […]

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Wrongful Death Claims v. Survival Actions

Blackburn & Green - May 8, 2016

The unexpected loss of a loved one is painful no matter what the cause. However, when that death is the result of wrongful conduct, emotions can be even more complex. Family members need time to grieve, yet at the same time, if the death was unnecessary, they may wonder whether they are entitled to some […]

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