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Losing a loved one is a stressful, often tragic, event. The myriad of emotions is even more complex when that loss is caused by the negligence of another party. How do you deal with the grief, confusion and financial burdens? Look to professionals to help in your time of need.
According to the law, we must all live our lives in such a manner that we do not cause injury, intentional or carelessly, to other persons. This basic requirement is a principle of ethics that is understood by society. In short, it is our duty to conduct ourselves in a manner that will not harm others.
The decision to drive under the influence can lead to more than just criminal charges. Those who choose to drive under the influence could expose themselves to civil liability for anyone they would injure in the course of them operating under the influence. It is illegal to drive a vehicle with Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) level of .08% or greater. However, even if the individual does not have a BAC high enough to lead to criminal charges they may still find themselves responsible for any damage they cause.
Vanderpool Law Firm, PC offers competent legal advice for injured workers. Isaiah Vanderpool can help you determine which is the best avenue for you to maximize your compensation. If you have experienced the loss by amputation due to an injury sustained at work call for a free consultation.
Unlike roadways with clearly marked traffic lanes, the lakes are frequently a free-for-all with water traffic traveling in several directions. A driver who is alert and knows what to expect on the highway is not necessarily prepared for the chaos of the lake.
Wrongful death claims occur whenever someone dies due to the fault of someone else. One example arises in car accidents.
As you are probably aware, Indiana Legislature has placed certain time limits on when a claim can be filed. This is referred to as the Statute of Limitations. The length of time granted under Indiana law will depend entirely on the type of case you have.
Semit truck and large trucking accidents can have devastating effects on yoru family. We are a family firm helping our clients with their injury claims. We work directly with our clients fighting for the compensation they deserve.
Car/motor vehicle accidents can have enormous costs on those individuals unfortunate enough to be involved in them. With the advancements of our roadways and of the automobile, these accidents have become nearly impossible to avoid.
All of the attorneys at Vanderpool Law Firm have motorcycle endorsements and have all owned a motorcycle at one point in their lives. We understand and appreciate firsthand the dangers that are associated with operating a motorcycle on our public roadways. Even when the rider is taking every precaution, they may still find themselves in a serious accident.
You can't always predict or control what the other drivers on the roadways will do. However, you can control what you do and wearing your safety equipment should be one of those things. If a motorcyclist is involved in an accident there is serious risk for head trauma. Wearing a DOT-compliant helmet can drastically help cut down on the risk of a serious head injury.
One of the best ways to increase the value of a personal injury claim is to accurately report your injuries to your health care providers. The sooner your injuries are reported to you doctor the more credible those complaints are taken by insurance companies when evaluating your claim.