Personal Injury

How to Safely Put Up Holiday Decorations

by Staff | December 11th, 2019

Decorating for the holidays is a tradition for many families, but it can also be dangerous. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said that people putting up their own holiday decorations during the 2017 holiday season resulted in around 240 injuries per day. Because putting up holiday decorations often involves working in high spaces, such…

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Tips for Deep Frying Your Thanksgiving Turkey

by Staff | November 25th, 2019

Deep frying the Thanksgiving turkey isn’t a new method of cooking the holiday meal, but over the last several years, it has become increasingly popular. But for every new recipe and advocate for this method, there are twice as many “deep fried turkey fails.” The internet is full of videos of people causing large fires…

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Tailgating Safety

by Staff | November 11th, 2019

The road to the playoffs has begun for the 2019 football season, and that means it is prime tailgating time. There’s no better way to pass the hours before a big game than by grilling burgers and hotdogs, catching up with friends and family, and even catching the scores of other games across the country.…

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Premises Liability and Halloween

by Staff | October 28th, 2019

Halloween is soon upon us, and all across Indiana and Illinois, people are celebrating the holiday with trips to pumpkin patches and haunted houses, all leading up to trick-or-treating on the big night. It’s lots of fun, but that stops the moment someone gets hurt. That’s the kind of scary no one wants on Halloween.…

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7 Big Myths Told About Personal Injury Lawsuits

by Staff | September 25th, 2019

Would you ever hire a personal injury lawyer? Do you know someone who has? A lot of us have opinions about personal injury lawyers, but there are also many untruths going around about what personal injury lawyers do and why someone might need to hire one.      We want to make sure that no one…

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Who Are You Actually Suing?

by Staff | September 11th, 2019

At Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin, we help injured victims get compensation after accidents or injuries that weren’t their fault. Our Indiana personal injury lawyers handle a wide variety of injury claims, and that means we typically know right away who is liable for our clients’ expenses and where their settlement money will come from after reviewing all of the facts.…

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When Is a Car Accident Not a Driver’s Fault?

by Staff | July 31st, 2019

After a car accident, most people assume either one driver or another is at fault, but this isn’t always the case. Studies show that driver error is responsible for 90% of crashes. So who’s to blame the other 10% of the time? When the Government is Responsible Poorly maintained roads or defective highway designs may…

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3 of the Most Common Post-Accident Mistakes

by Staff | July 24th, 2019

After an auto accident, you are likely to be in shock and pain, especially when the accident was not your fault. The most important thing you can do in this situation is keep calm, because the actions you take immediately after a collision can impact whether you are eligible for compensation and how much you…

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July Fourth Safety Tips Everyone Needs to Know

by Staff | June 26th, 2019

Fourth of July is coming up! Some of the most common Independence Day activities include cruising on the water, spending time on the beach, and grilling out with family and friends. As you plan your July Fourth festivities, it’s important to remember the serious safety hazards those activities can pose. Keep yourself and your loved…

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What to Expect: Social Security Disability Claims

by Staff | June 19th, 2019

If you become disabled and unable to work, your ability to provide for yourself and your family can feel at risk. But if you’ve been paying into the Social Security system, you may be eligible to receive benefits before retirement age. Under certain circumstances, your spouse and child may also be eligible for Social Security…

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