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Zantac (ranitidine) Litigation

The drug Ranitidine was introduced in 1981 under the brand name “Zantac” and soon became the world’s top-selling prescription drug.  The effect of Ranitidine was to decrease stomach acid production and it was commonly prescribed to treat heartburn, GERD, and peptic ulcers. Unfortunately, some ranitidine medicines contained an impurity that has been classified as a … Continue reading Zantac (ranitidine) Litigation

Anatomy of a Civil Case — Part II

Part II – Getting Medical Care:  Being your own Advocate In our second edition of “The Anatomy of a Case” series, we’re going to talk about the most important thing after an injury……getting better.  And that has nothing to do with your case, you just want to get yourself back to normal, or as close … Continue reading Anatomy of a Civil Case — Part II

Anatomy of a Civil Case — Part I

This is the first post in a series we’re calling The Anatomy of a Civil Case.  Some of the conventional wisdom about what how a claim and litigation works is correct, lots more is simply wrong.  Every personal injury case is unique to its specific set of facts, but some things are the same no matter … Continue reading Anatomy of a Civil Case — Part I

4.8.2020 – News for Indiana Bikers with “Rider Insurance”

We received a call yesterday from a biker who informed us that Rider Insurance is no more.  So, we had our intrepid law clerk make some calls to get the facts straight so we could share with the biker community.  The person he talked to at Rider Insurance told us that they are now owned by Plymouth … Continue reading 4.8.2020 – News for Indiana Bikers with “Rider Insurance”

An Unspoken Danger from the Coronavirus

The coronavirus, or COVID-19, is sweeping the world.  Hundreds of thousands are sick, thousands have died, and governments across the globe are struggling in their response to stem the tide of infection and flatten the curve of transmission. Besides the sickness itself, people are scrambling to grasp what the wider impact will be on the … Continue reading An Unspoken Danger from the Coronavirus

Kobe Bryant Crash Lawsuit

It recently made the news that Vanessa Bryant, the widow of Kobe Bryant, has filed a lawsuit against the company that operated the helicopter that Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven others were killed in on January 26, 2020. The Crash Kobe Bryant had been known to take helicopters as opposed to driving due to … Continue reading Kobe Bryant Crash Lawsuit

Slips & Falls on Snow and Ice

Of all the personal injury clients we represent in Indiana, car and motorcycle accidents are the most common.  But this is Indiana after all, so winter time slips and falls due to snow and ice also happen all the time.  It’s been a mild winter in the Indianapolis area so far, but what happens if … Continue reading Slips & Falls on Snow and Ice

Car Crashes and Reckless Homicide

On January 5, 2020 a semi driver, Matthew Small, was driving a his semi-tractor and trailer on I-65 on the northwest suburbs of Indianapolis when he struck a line of stopped traffic.  According to Small, he was talking on the phone using a hands free device and drinking coffee and he was not aware of … Continue reading Car Crashes and Reckless Homicide

Santa Claus is coming to town (and he’s suing if he falls off your roof)

It is almost time. The children have been counting down the days since Thanksgiving (a couple of our attorneys’ wives have been counting down since Halloween). There is something in the air, but what if the unthinkable happens—Santa Claus is injured while delivering gifts to your home. There are a few questions you may want … Continue reading Santa Claus is coming to town (and he’s suing if he falls off your roof)

4 Thanksgiving Liabilities You Should Know About

Thanksgiving is a time of love and family.  Where we can all express what we’re thankful for.  But we deal with personal injury claims for a living.  So Thanksgiving is also a minefield of civil law dangers where you could be liable for, or the victim of, horrific circumstances.  So without further ado, here is … Continue reading 4 Thanksgiving Liabilities You Should Know About