Jul 6 2019Drug 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
Jun 24 2019Indiana 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
May 22 2019Liability 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
May 10 2019Illinois 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
Apr 27 2019How 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
Apr 19 2019Are 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
Apr 13 2019Traumatic 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
Apr 10 2019Early-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