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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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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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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Who Can Recover Under Indiana’s Wrongful Death Statute?

Blackburn & Green - February 17, 2016

The unexpected death of a loved one is a traumatic event for any family. In addition to the immense emotional burden of suddenly losing a loved one, survivors may be left with expenses or without the financial support previously provided by the deceased. If the death was caused by the negligence of another person, the […]

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