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Consulta Inicial es Gratis
219-757-0225 800-634-LAWS

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How Might COVID-19 Change the Way Personal Injury Cases Are Litigated?

Like most other activities where in-person interaction is required, personal injury lawsuits have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This can put serious stress on parties who are looking to achieve a legal resolution to disputes stemming from auto accidents, falls and other times types of harmful incidents allegedly caused by a defendant’s negligence. Whether […]

Due to COVID-19 , Some Police Departments Not Responding to Minor Auto Accident Calls

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Police officers and other first responders face increased risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has changed nearly every facet of our lives. As stay at home orders in many states and cities require non-essential businesses to shut down or cut back on hours in operation, measures are also being taken to protect law enforcement […]

What Types of Personal Injury Claims Might Result from COVID-19 Exposure?

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COVID-19 exposure has led to a litany of serious health issues and tens of thousands of deaths. Though everyone’s health is top priority, afflicted individuals and family members of those who have been lost might wonder what type of claims can be brought in relation to coronavirus infections. Though each case is unique and it […]

What Are the Risks if Auto Insurance is Suspended or Canceled During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Severe restrictions on travel, health fears and closed workplaces have sharply curtailed automobile traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accidents have dropped so much that many auto insurance companies are providing refunds to policyholders. People who are stuck at home and facing financial distress might be tempted to cancel or suspend their coverage. However, if an […]

Can You Bring an Emotional Distress Claim Related to COVID-19?

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The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is not only potentially deadly, but can be transmitted by individuals who are not showing any symptoms, so people might fear that they’ve contracted the illness even if they feel fine. While the virus has existed in the United States for months, obtaining a test is still difficult in […]

Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus

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Once Americans came to understand how deadly the coronavirus can be and how easily it is passed from person to person, transportation habits changed. Not only did people drastically curtail business and personal travel, but many stopped going to their workplaces. That has led to a reduction in car accidents at the same time that […]

Should I File for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

If you’re considering bankruptcy, you might be wondering whether it’s better to file under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. Whether you choose Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 will likely depend on your income, debt, assets and financial goals. While both chapters can ultimately help individuals pay off debt, they feature significant differences. Chapter 7 This […]

Legionnaires Outbreak at IU Health LaPorte Hospital

Schlyer & Associates handles legionella contamination cases. Currently we represent the estate and decedents of an individual who contracted legionella (Legionnaires Disease) while a patient at IU Health Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.  If you or a loved one contracted Legionnaires Disease at IU Health LaPorte Hospital, please call us today (219) 757-0225.    https://www.nwitimes.com/business/healthcare/laporte-hospital-flushes-water-system-after-legionella-infections/article_e49b6b70-7da9-58aa-ba43-2048b8be6af1.html

Indiana Continuing Care Retirement Community Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

On July 22, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Bluffton, Indiana filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Indiana. River Terrace Estates was approximately $14 million in debt from outstanding municipal bonds. In its filing, the CCRC cited its inability to pay its long-term debt after […]

What Is a Slip and Fall Accident?

A slip and fall accident occurs when a person slips, trips, falls or is otherwise injured on another person’s property. This type of accident may occur on a rough patch of ground, a flight of stairs, a dangerous floor or any other poorly maintained property. In some cases, the property owner is partially or wholly […]

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