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

Blackburn & Green - May 10, 2020

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 general negligence action. The Child Wrongful Death Act specifically applies to viable fetuses, meaning those that could have lived outside […]

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

Dan - April 13, 2020

What are the most common types of wrongful death cases in Indianapolis? An Indianapolis 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 […]

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Potential Damages in a Wrongful Death Claim

Dan - March 4, 2020

A wrongful death occurs when someone is killed due to another person’s wrongful action or inaction.  Under Indiana law, a surviving member of the victim’s family or a beneficiary can file a lawsuit for wrongful death in a number of circumstances. Examples include a supervised activity (like a school field trip) to a car crash […]

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Should You Call a Lawyer after the Accidental Death of a Loved One?

Dan - February 12, 2020

The death of a loved one is always a tremendous loss that can be more traumatic when it is the result of an accident caused by someone else’s negligence. When you are experiencing such a difficult, emotional loss, it is important to seek help. Wrongful death lawsuits can be based upon a wide variety of […]

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Head-On Crashes Can Often Be Deadly

Dan - January 10, 2020

Head-on vehicle collisions are some of the most dangerous types of accidents. Head-on crashes account for a significant percentage of accident fatalities due to the severity of injuries a person may sustain. In a head-on accident, the speed of both vehicles combine to double the force of the impact, which typically propels vehicle occupants directly […]

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Who Can Recover for Wrongful Death?

Dan - December 10, 2019

Suddenly losing a loved one is an extremely traumatic experience. While there is no way the law can turn back the clock and change the past, it can compensate surviving family members for their losses. As a surviving family member of a person who has lost his or her life due to the wrongful act […]

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Causes of Fatal Electrocution

Dan - November 11, 2019

Electrical accidents – and in particular those that happen on the job – can occur for a variety of different reasons. In some instances, an electrical injury can even be fatal. If someone you love was electrocuted in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you should contact the knowledgeable Fort Wayne wrongful […]

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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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