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What to Do After a Car Accident

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

A serious car accident is a jarring experience that can completely upend your life. Dealing with the aftermath can feel overwhelming as you try to wade through communicating with insurance companies, finding proper medical care, getting your car fixed, and considering personal injury claims, all while dealing with your physical recovery. Below we discuss… Read More »

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Report Finds Duck Boat Accident That Killed Indianapolis Family Was Preventable

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

An Indianapolis family was among 17 people who were killed in a duck boat accident two summers ago. The National Transportation Safety Board investigated the tragic accident to determine the cause and whether the accident could have been prevented. The results of their investigation show that if certain safety recommendations had been followed, the… Read More »

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What Are Common Types of Truck Accidents?

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

Semis, eighteen-wheelers, tractor-trailers and other large trucks have attributes that make them more likely to get in certain kinds of accidents than other vehicles. Nearly any accident involving a large truck is expected to lead to severe injury or worse. Continue reading for a discussion of the more common types of truck accidents, and… Read More »

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What to Do After a Truck Accident

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

Accidents involving large trucks are, on average, more severe than typical car crashes. The sheer size of the vehicle, along with the potential for the truck’s haul to come flying or spilling out in a collision means that truck accidents are likely to cause more property damage and more serious injury. Moreover, truck accidents… Read More »

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The Importance of Experts in a Product Liability Case

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

If you were hurt by a defective product, whether it was a faulty washing machine, brake failure in your car, or undisclosed presence of cancer-causing materials in your baby powder, you have a right to recover for your injuries. You have a “product liability” claim against the company or companies that manufactured or distributed… Read More »

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What is the Statute of Limitations in Indiana?

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

Recovering damages after an accident requires overcoming a number of legal obstacles.  You have to know where and how to file your claims, identify the appropriate defendants and other parties that must be notified, determine which insurance companies should be contacted and whether your claims should be with them or with the parties themselves,… Read More »

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Things to Keep in Mind for an Indiana Personal Injury Lawsuit

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

The process and results for a personal injury claim vary significantly depending on the type of accident, the facts and circumstances surrounding the underlying incident, and the nature of the parties involved.  There are, however, a few general rules to keep in mind for any personal injury claim regardless of whether it stems from… Read More »

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Accident Caused by Driver Under Influence of Marijuana

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

A recent Indianapolis crash is believed to have been caused by a driver who admitted to using marijuana before getting behind the wheel, according to police. Read on to learn about the crash and the growing number of accidents caused by marijuana use. Contact an Indianapolis personal injury lawyer if you’ve been hurt in… Read More »

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Patient Wins Appeal against Terre Haute Surgeon

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

In a recent decision by the Court of Appeals of Indiana, the judges upheld an award of damages to a patient whom a jury found had not been adequately informed of the risks involved in surgery on his hand. Read on to learn more about the case and the importance of informed consent, and… Read More »

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Head Trauma Victim Files Claim against Lime Scooter Manufacturer

By Lee Cossell & Crowley, LLP |

An Indianapolis woman who was seriously injured after being thrown from a motorized scooter is now suing the companies that owned and manufactured the scooter. Learn more about the incident and the woman’s claim for damages below, and contact an Indianapolis personal injury and defective product lawyer if you’ve been hurt in a scooter… Read More »

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