Car Crush

Jul 20 2019

Crashworthiness Claims

Vehicle Crashworthiness – What is it? Crashworthiness is defined as “the degree to which a vehicle will protect its occupants from the effects of an accident.” If a vehicle is… Read More

Truck Wreck

Jul 6 2019

Drug Testing For American Truck Drivers is Inadequate

There were more than 415,000 large truck accidents in 2017 that killed 4,761 people, including more than 600 truck drivers. The Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 requires drug… Read More

IndianadramShop

Jun 24 2019

Indiana Dram Shop Act

The first question a person might ask is, “What is a dram shop?”  A dram shop typically refers to a bar or tavern, but Indiana’s law extends liability beyond these… Read More

Brandit

May 22 2019

Liability in Indiana for Loss of a Pet

Which is worth more, your kitchen table or your dog or cat?  Unless you have a particularly shoddy kitchen table or a high-end purebred dog or cat, the answer may… Read More

Drunk Buzzed Meter

May 10 2019

Illinois Dram Shop Act

The Illinois Dram Shop Act (235 ILCS 5/6-21) (the “Act”) generally imposes liability upon anyone whose sale or gift of liquor contributes to the intoxication of a person who hurts… Read More

Justice

Apr 27 2019

How Long Until We Get To A Jury Trial?

Many new clients ask how long it will take to get to a jury trial?  The short answer is that it varies but be patient. The time to get a… Read More

Jury Trial Sign

Apr 19 2019

Are We Going to Trial?

New clients often ask upfront whether they are going to have to go to trial. The true answer is “it depends” on a variety of factors including: whether liability or… Read More

Brain Injury Animation

Apr 13 2019

Traumatic Brain Injuries

We work closely with clients on a daily basis who have been involved in a wreck, a fall or some other traumatic event.  Oftentimes, our clients don’t realize that they’ve… Read More

Truck Wreck

Apr 10 2019

Early-release of FMCSA Large Truck & Bus Crash Facts Shows Continued Upward Trend in Fatal Wrecks

Last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published an early-release of its annual Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts for 2017. The 118 page report details crash statistics for… Read More