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Personal Injury Overview

June 2016 Archives

Holding animal owners liable after an attack

Today, it is very common for Indiana resident to own pets or frequently interact with others that have pets. While domestic animals such as cats and dogs provide companionship for their owners, pet ownership comes with much responsibility. This goes beyond taking care of and meeting the basic of the animal. This means ensuring that the animal is safe on the owner's premises and does not cause injury or harm to anyone coming in contact with them.

How should property owners protect visitors to their pools?

As Indiana weather heats up, some residents are undoubtedly preparing for summer and time spent with family and friends around a backyard pool. While this should be an enjoyable experience, it is important to be aware that pools also present the possibility of real danger. A negligent property owner may allow hazardous conditions to exist that ultimately lead to tragic accidents. These property owners may be found responsible under the theory of premises liability for conditions that are unsafe.

How is liability established following a bicycle accident?

The immediate aftermath of a bicycle and car collision is jarring for bicyclists. A bicyclist may be injured and disoriented. After seeking medical care, an injured Hoosier may opt to seek compensation for the injuries he or she suffered in the bicycle accident. It can be helpful for a Hoosier to understand how Indiana courts might evaluate liability after a bike crash.

Attorneys for Hoosiers injured in motorcycle accidents

A motorcycle accident can lead to tremendous injuries. Less protected from other vehicles on the road, and riding a considerably smaller mode of transportation than an automobile or a tractor-trailer, motorcyclists are at risk for serious and debilitating injuries, as this blog reported in a previous post. From leg injuries to neck injuries, a motorcycle accident victim may face a tremendous amount of pain following a major collision.