What Happens if the Defendant Appeals the Verdict After You Win a Settlement?

by Staff | February 1st, 2021 | Personal injury

Although most personal injury claims settle out of court, some don’t. When insurance companies and their clients refuse to pay the money that claimants are owed, they may be taken to court. Although many law firms will accept “lowball” settlements to avoid this, we fight hard to ensure our clients get the best possible chance…

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How Do You Get Compensation After a Slip and Fall with No Witnesses?

by Staff | January 25th, 2021 | Personal injury

You slipped, tripped, or fell on someone else’s property, and now you’re in serious pain. You need to file a personal injury lawsuit against the property owner to get money for your medical bills, but there’s one problem: no one saw you fall! It’s a common scenario, especially in places like supermarket aisles, hotel lobbies,…

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Can I Get Fired While Receiving Indiana Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

by Staff | January 20th, 2021 | Personal injury

Can I Get Fired While Receiving Indiana Workers’ Compensation Benefits? Each year, thousands of Hoosiers are left unable to work because of injuries related to workplace accidents. While many of these individuals will qualify for Indiana workers’ compensation benefits, one of the most common questions among potential claimants is whether or not receiving work comp benefits…

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Are You Legally Allowed to Move Your Car After a Crash?

by Staff | January 18th, 2021 | Auto accident

There are many pervasive myths surrounding car accidents. One common myth is that moving your vehicle off the street after a crash is illegal, as changing the position of the cars involved makes it more difficult for police to determine who was at fault. In reality, it’s not just recommended that you move your vehicle…

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After a Car Crash, Who Do You Need to Get Contact Info From?

by Staff | January 11th, 2021 | Auto accident

Auto accidents aren’t just painful and traumatic—they’re also legal matters. All Indiana crashes that involve injuries, death, or property damage of at least $1,000 must be reported to police. That means you can’t just drive away after a crash that involves any of those circumstances without waiting for the police to show up, even if…

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How Do I Know if I Have a Concussion After My Car Accident?

by Staff | January 4th, 2021 | Auto accident

No two car accidents are the same, and no two car accident injuries are the same. While some victims may have obvious, painful injuries like deep cuts or broken bones, others may have injuries that aren’t immediately apparent. Those injuries may not show up for hours or even days after victims have returned home from…

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What Happens When You Get in a Car Accident While On-the-Clock?

by Staff | December 23rd, 2020 | Workers compensation 2

Many jobs require monthly, weekly, or even daily travel. Delivery drivers and couriers spend most of their days in vehicles, but even office workers may need to visit clients, run errands, and drop off paperwork at other offices. And of course, every second those employees spend on the road is a second that they’re in…

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How Is Compensation Calculated in Multi-Vehicle Accidents?

by Staff | December 21st, 2020 | Auto accident

Most car accidents involve just one or two vehicles. But some involve three, four, or more vehicles. These are often referred to as “pile-ups” and they frequently occur when drivers lose control in heavy traffic or when inclement weather reduces visibility or stopping distance. Getting compensation after accidents that involve just two vehicles isn’t always…

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Why Drivers Are More Distracted Than Ever

by Staff | December 14th, 2020 | Auto accident

At Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin, we know the dangers of distracted driving. That’s why we ask all drivers to take part in our Drop the Distraction Pledge. Taking your focus off the road has always been one of the most dangerous things you can do while driving. But for most of the time that…

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Is It Too Late to Protect Your Assets if You Didn’t Get a Prenup?

by Staff | December 7th, 2020 | Family law

There are many reasons couples don’t get prenuptial agreements before tying the knot. After all, who wants to plan for a divorce when the bride hasn’t even walked down the aisle yet? But from a practical perspective, prenups are important—especially when significant assets are involved in a marriage. Because of the emphasis on getting prenups…

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