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Jul 10 2020

The Custy Law Firm Team’s Favorite Legal Shows and Movies

When we’re out of the office and the courtroom, we still like finding ways to keep the law in our lives. We decided to share some of our favorite legal… Read More

Jun 26 2020

Pedestrian Safety Tips for the Summer

The highly anticipated Midwest summer is finally here, which means a few things: the temperature is hotter, the days are longer and everyone is spending more time outside. Whether you’re… Read More

Jun 12 2020

Coronavirus Outbreaks in Nursing Homes

The First Spike: Life Care Center The first major outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States was reported at the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Wash. The facility… Read More

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