Muncie, Indiana Personal Injury Lawyers
Indiana Personal Injury Attorney with 50 years experience
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Muncie, IN Personal Injury Attorney with 17 years experience
Mr. Karnes’ professional memberships include the Muncie...
After spending 12 years at the Evansville law firm of Kahn,...
Jonathan has worked on behalf of victims of personal injury and medical malpractice for more than ten years. He received his undergraduate degree from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 2007. He graduated cum laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in...
Currently, Mr. Avnet regularly practices trial court litigation in state and federal courts. His practice is devoted to serving clients on a wide variety of legal issues, but concentrates his...
As a personal injury, bankruptcy and business attorney, I have served as a trusted advisor and advocate clients for over 15 years serving them in a multitude of roles from boardrooms, negotiations, contracts and skilled advocacy in the courtroom. Providing cost-effective representation seeking resolutions to issues that make sense for my clients has been a staple in my representation.
I am a graduate of Indiana University School of Law and the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. I represents small businesses, large corporations, and individuals in a variety of legal matters throughout...
Merry is dedicated to helping other personal injury victims and their families protect their legal rights against insurance companies and big corporations.
She only practices in personal...
Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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