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Indiana medical malpractice lawyer|Wrong Site Low Back Surgery Case

September 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Malpractice,Michigan City Personal Injury Blog,Wrongful Death   |   Comments Off

Michigan City Indiana medical malpractice lawyer discusses wrong site low back surgery case. Operating on the wrong side of a patient’s body is unacceptable in this day and age and this only happens if more than one health care provider is negligent.  Hospital, surgeons, and nurses have the responsibility of checking the surgical site multiple times […]

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What is Legal Duty and Why is it Important

August 28, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Michigan City Personal Injury Blog,What is a :Legal Duty   |   Comments Off

Indiana medical malpractice and personal injury lawyer discusses the concept of legal duty and how it plays out in medical malpractice and personal injury cases. In order to hold somebody responsible for medical malpractice or any other type of negligence there has to be a legal duty between the parties.  Black’s Law Dictionary defines legal […]

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A Michigan Family is awarded 130 Million Dollars In Medical Malpractice Case

July 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Medical Care,Medical Malpractice,Michigan City Personal Injury Blog   |   Comments Off

Michigan City Indiana medical malpractice lawyer discusses a recent verdict in Michigan. The Detroit Free Press reported a recent medical malpractice verdict in Oakland County, Michigan of 130 million dollars to a 15 year old girl who was born a quadriplegic. A patient with quadriplegia doesn’t have the ability to use her arms or legs because […]

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AM Best Downgrades Indiana Lumbermens Insurance Group Ratings

July 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Automobile Insurance,Michigan City Personal Injury Blog   |   Comments Off

Indiana personal injury lawyer discusses AM Best’s downgrade of Lumbermens Insurance. AM Best is a company that rates the financial health of insurance companies.   The Insurance Journal reported that AM Best has downgraded AM Best’s rating of Indiana Lumbermens from B++ to B+, which are both in the good category.   The downgrade is a result of high property […]

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LaPorte County Medical Malpractice Attorney Discusses “Loss of Chance” or “Increased Risk of Harm” Doctrine

July 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Loss of Chance,Medical Malpractice,Michigan City Personal Injury Blog   |   Comments Off

LaPorte County medical malpractice lawyer discusses the loss of chance doctrine in Indiana medical malpractice  cases. A recent Washington state Supreme Court ruling reminded me that Indiana allows a cause of action for medical malpractice based on a patient’s loss of chance of survival.  This is the typical scenario in which the loss of chance doctrine […]

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Lawsuit Challenging Damage Caps against Indiana in Stage Collapse Case

July 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Indiana Tort Claim Act,Michigan City Personal Injury Blog   |   Comments Off

Northwest Indiana personal injury lawyer discusses a recent lawsuit that was filed challenging the Indiana Tort Claim Act damage caps. The Claims Journal recently published a report that a local attorney, Ken Allen, has filed a case in federal court in Indianapolis attempting to challenge the caps on damages for claims against the state for personal injury […]

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Personal Injury Attorney Needs The Skills of a Salesman When Negotiating Your Claim

Michigan City Indiana personal injury attorney discusses the skills needed by a lawyer when negotiating a claim with the insurance company. Believe it or not, your Northwest Indiana personal injury attorney needs strong negotiating skills when dealing with insurance companies to settle a client’s claim. You may be surprised to know that your personal injury […]

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Michigan City car accident lawyer | 4 Tips to help avoid a road rage incident

July 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Car Accidents,Michigan City Personal Injury Blog   |   Comments Off

Michigan City car accident lawyer discusses 4 tips to help avoid a road rage incident. A couple of years ago I remember reading about a road rage incident in the newspaper.  In that case one car cut off another car and the drivers started yelling at each other.  When the vehicles reached the next traffic […]

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Michigan City Indiana car accident lawyer explains the activites performed in a lawsuit

Michigan City Indiana car accident lawyer discusses the different activities that must be performed if a lawsuit is filed. Every Indiana car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, bicycle accident or slip and fall case is different and brings its own set of challenges but as a general rule car accident cases have two components presuit […]

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Indiana car accident lawyer explains the car accident claims process

July 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Car Accidents,Michigan City Personal Injury Blog,Truck Accidents,Trucking Accidents   |   Comments Off

Indiana car accident lawyer explains the car accident claims process. Every Michigan City car accident case is different and brings its own set of challenges. As a general rule car accident cases have two components presuit or claims, and if the case doesn’t settle, litigation.   In the claims or presuit process your Michigan City car accident lawyer will […]

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