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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Suit in Indiana?

Published in Personal Injury on July 5, 2018.

Indiana’s wrongful death law allows family members to receive compensation when someone else is responsible for the death of a loved one. The purpose of the law is to force the person at fault to shoulder the financial burden of your loved one’s death. Read on for more information about how to bring a wrongful … continue reading

What is the Average Settlement for a Whiplash Car Accident in Indiana?

Published in Personal Injury on July 3, 2018.

Every car accident case is different, and even in separate cases in which the injuries were more or less the same, the outcomes may be different. Such is the case in whiplash car accident cases. If you sustained whiplash in a recent car accident, you may want to know what your case is worth. While … continue reading

Should I Hire an Attorney for Misdemeanor Charges?

Published in Criminal Law on June 27, 2018.

Some individuals charged with a misdemeanor do not treat their misdemeanor charges as seriously as they should. As a result, individuals who were charged with misdemeanors occasionally try and defend themselves in court. This is not something our team at Eskew Law, LLC would recommend doing. Our Indiana criminal law attorneys understand the consequences of … continue reading

Should I Get a Lawyer for My First DUI?

Published in Criminal Law on June 25, 2018.

Driving under the influence is a serious offense. Nevertheless, at Eskew Law, we occasionally hear from people who question whether they need a lawyer if this is their first time arrested for DUI. We believe that it is vitally important that you retain counsel your first DUI. DUIs charges are fairly complex to navigate, and … continue reading

Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Published in Personal Injury on June 21, 2018.

We go to the doctor or hospital with the hope that we will be made well. But what happens when a medical professional’s negligence ends up injuring you even more? Fortunately, Indiana law allows injured patients to sue their medical provider for medical malpractice. To understand whether you have a case, you should gather evidence … continue reading

How Does a New York Traffic Ticket Affect Indiana Auto Insurance?

Published in Criminal Law on June 17, 2018.

An Indiana driver gets hit with a traffic ticket while in New York. That person is in for some bad news. The first is likely to be the cost of the ticket. New York State has some of the highest fines for traffic tickets in the U.S. and tickets can get expensive fast. The second … continue reading

What are the Penalties for a First Offense DUI in Indiana?

Published in Criminal Law on June 14, 2018.

Anyone is capable of a slight mistake or error in judgment and, unfortunately, even just a few drinks can turn into a drunk driving arrest. In Indiana, the term “Operating While Intoxicated” (OWI) refers to driving while impaired by the effects of alcohol, but the implications are the same as in many other states: You … continue reading

How to Get a Felony Expunged in Indiana

Published in Criminal Law on June 14, 2018.

Whether it was a simple mistake or error in judgment that led to your criminal conviction in Indiana, it is easy to understand why you would want to remove it from your criminal record. There are significant advantages to expunging a felony, especially considering the implications of recent changes in the law. Benefits of Felony … continue reading

Indiana Employment Background Check Laws

Published in Criminal Law on June 14, 2018.

When you submit your resume and apply for a new job, naturally the company or business will want to know about your background and check your credentials. In addition to ensuring you have the necessary education, training, experience, and skill to perform the job properly. They may also feel the need to ensure there is … continue reading

What is Medical Malpractice?

Published in Personal Injury on June 14, 2018.

Medical malpractice involves a breach in the standard of care by doctors, surgeons, medical technicians, and hospital staff. Errors and mistakes on the part of these medical providers cause suffering for patients, as the result of serious and potentially life-threatening injuries that were otherwise completely preventable. In these situations, victims and certain family members may … continue reading