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Who Is At-fault in a Car Accident in Indiana?

By Lee Cossell & Feagley, LLP |

Determining fault in a car accident in Indiana is crucial for the involved parties, as it affects liability and compensation. Indiana follows a modified comparative negligence rule, which means that how fault is assessed can significantly impact the outcome of an insurance claim or lawsuit. Read on as we explore how fault is determined… Read More »

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Overview of Indiana Negligence Law

By Lee Cossell & Feagley, LLP |

Negligence is the legal concept that underlies personal injury cases in Indiana. It establishes the legal framework for determining fault and liability when someone is injured due to another party’s carelessness or recklessness, such as in a car or truck accident, slip and fall, or even medical malpractice. See below for an outline of… Read More »

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What if I Don’t Have UM or UIM Coverage?

By Lee Cossell & Feagley, LLP |

When it comes to protecting yourself on the road, your auto insurance policy can turn out to be every bit as important as the coverage the other guy is carrying, especially when they aren’t carrying any at all. In Indiana, uninsured (UM) and underinsured motorist (UIM) insurance can protect you against damages caused by… Read More »

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Determining Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Case

By Lee Cossell & Feagley, LLP |

When you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, the physical injuries are often just the tip of the iceberg. The emotional and psychological impact—referred to in the field of personal injury law as “pain and suffering”—can be just as debilitating, if not more so. Continue reading for a discussion of how pain and… Read More »

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Car Accidents vs. Truck Accidents

By Lee Cossell & Feagley, LLP |

Hundreds of thousands of car and truck accidents happen on Indiana roads every year, including tens of thousands of crashes in Marion County alone. Although car accidents happen far more frequently than truck accidents, crashes involving 18-wheelers are potentially more catastrophic and deadly, and they are often more complex events to sort out when… Read More »

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How Negligence Causes Truck Accidents

By Lee Cossell & Feagley, LLP |

Truck accidents can be devastating, often leading to serious injuries or fatalities. Truck accidents don’t just happen, though. They occur because someone was negligent, meaning they failed to act with due care for the safety of others. The negligent actor could be the truck driver or some other party related to loading the trailer,… Read More »

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Everything You Should Know About Wrongful Death Suits in Indiana

By Lee Cossell & Feagley, LLP |

Losing a loved one is a devastating experience, especially when it occurs unexpectedly due to someone else’s preventable negligence. In Indiana, wrongful death claims and lawsuits provide a legal avenue for families to seek justice for their loved ones and compensation to deal with the loss of a breadwinner, household manager, or other valued… Read More »

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Why Trucking Accidents Are More Complex Than Auto Accidents

By Lee Cossell & Feagley, LLP |

When it comes to road accidents, not all crashes are created equal. The complexities of trucking accidents set them apart from standard car accidents in many obvious and some not-so-obvious ways. If you’ve suffered injuries from a truck collision in Indianapolis, the attorneys at Lee Cossell & Feagley are ready to guide you through… Read More »

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Wrongful Death vs. Survival Action

By Lee Cossell & Feagley, LLP |

When a loved one tragically passes away due to someone else’s negligence, the emotional toll and financial costs can be overwhelming. Alongside the grief, families are often confused about their legal options for holding the responsible parties accountable. In Indiana, two primary legal avenues exist for such situations: Wrongful Death Claims and Survival Actions…. Read More »

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Who are the potential defendants in a trucking accident case?

By Lee Cossell & Feagley, LLP |

A truck accident can be catastrophic, leading to severe injuries and long-term consequences for victims. Trucking accidents are also almost always complex events, and even when it’s clear the truck caused the crash, it’s not always obvious which party or parties should bear legal responsibility for the accident. Read on to learn more about… Read More »

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