April 2016 Firm Newsletter

Posted: 04/30/2016

In this month’s firm newsletter we discuss Social Security Disability for seizure disorders and epilepsy. We also share nine important reasons you need a will, reveal our April employee of the month, and talk about our participation in the March Against Hunger food drive. Don’t forget to check out our section on lawyer jokes, too!

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March 2016 Firm Newsletter

Posted: 03/31/2016

In the March 2016 firm newsletter, we look at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin by the numbers–200+ years of combined experience! We also discuss our traffic collision checklist, our employee of the month, and our experience volunteering at the Light House Mission.

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February 2016 Firm Newsletter

Posted: 02/26/2016

​In the February 2016 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos, Newlin firm newsletter, we provide helpful videos for our social security disability clients and discuss what it means to have full coverage auto insurance. Our February newsletter also covers the J&J talcum powder ovarian cancer case, our employee of the month, and drug injuries handled by our attorneys.

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January 2016 Firm Newsletter

Posted: 01/31/2016

​In the January 2016 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos, Newlin firm newsletter, we discuss our New Year’s resolution to keep our clients informed through our bi-monthly informational videos. We also cover the top five ways to be a perfect client, and how following these steps can help us serve you. Other topics covered in our newsletter are tips to improve your chances of winning a case, our 2015 employee of the year, and new class action lawsuits. Read more »

Happy New Year from Tom at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin

Posted: 01/08/2016

The team at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin wishes you and your loved ones a happy and healthy 2016. We also want to extend a thank you to all of our current and past clients who allowed our firm to help thousands of people all over the country in 2015. We promise that our firm will continue to do our very best for all of our clients in 2016. Have a safe and happy New Year! Read more »

December 2015 Firm Newsletter

Posted: 12/31/2015

In the December 2015 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin firm newsletter, we celebrated the holiday season by reminding everyone to cherish their loved ones and traditions, and by giving readers a look at our employee’s favorite holiday recipes. We also discuss our employee of the month, Stephanie Crampton, and class action lawsuits.

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Drunk Driving Convictions Now Prohibited From Being Expunged

Posted: 12/30/2015

Each year, thousands of motorists are arrested in Indiana for driving under the influence of alcohol. What’s more disturbing, is that estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show roughly one-third of those who are taken into custody for drunk driving have a previous operating while intoxicated (OWI) offense on their record.

Many of these repeat drunk drivers have been able to avoid harsh punishments for their actions by having their prior convictions expunged or removed from their records. Read more »

FDA Warns Coatings on a Medical Device Could Pose Health Risks

Posted: 12/23/2015

The human body is made up of as much as 65 percent water, which is why it’s crucial that many medical devices that are implanted into the body have a hydrophilic or hydrophobic coating. However, the Indiana personal injury lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin point out that records show many of these coatings can separate from the device, causing patients serious harm.

In 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) initiated the first recall of medical devices that were found to have a waterproof or water resistant coating peel off. Read more »

Always Report Changes to Your Social Security Disability Status

Posted: 12/16/2015

When a person is awarded Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, the amount they receive is based on several factors including income, work history, marital status, and even the number of dependents the claimant cares for. That’s why after you’re approved for SSD benefits, it’s crucial to immediately report any changes in your life to the Social Security Administration (SSA).

The law states that when Social Security beneficiary’s income or status changes, the SSA must receive notice within 10 days of the end of the month in which the change occurred. Read more »

Nursing Home Abuse More Common Than You Think

Posted: 12/09/2015

When our elders are no longer able to care for themselves, we’re often faced with the difficult decision of moving them to a long-term care facility. We do this expecting them to receive quality treatment. However, nursing home abuse statistics show this may not be the case more often than you think.

A new study indicates that as many as one in ten elderly residents may be the victims of nursing home abuseRead more »