Posts Tagged State Of Indiana


NURSING HOME ABUSE IN LAKE COUNTY INDIANA & THE NATION

NURSING HOME NUMBERS INCREASING In 2004 the Center of Disease Control (CDC) reported that there were approximately 16,100 assisted living facilities, otherwise known as nursing homes. That number has risen and  it is clear that there has been a substantial increase in the numbers of nursing homes since then, partly because of the aging population, […]

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Guardianship of a Minor in Indiana

In the state of Indiana, one may have guardianship over a minor for a variety of reasons. The law requires a guardianship be established, for example, where a minor has been involved in an auto accident and there is a settlement awarded from a judgment or through a settlement agreement.

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A Guardianship in the State of Indiana

The guardianship over an individual is something that is sought by persons virtually every day across the State of Indiana. Some seek guardianship over a minor, some over an adult. The reasons for seeking a guardianship vary widely.

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Indiana Wrongful Death

Wrongful death cases in the state of Indiana are governed by statute. At common law, there had been absolutely no tort liability for killing another person, because personal injury claims did not survive the injured party’s death. Ed Wiersma Trucking Co. v. Pfaff, 643 N.E.2d 909, 911 (Ind.Ct.App.1994), adopted by 678 N.E.2d 110 (Ind.1997). Today, wrongful death cases have grown in number, and have developed a body of case law. It is an area of the law that is strictly governed by Indiana statute (code).

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The Value of the Life of a Housewife: Wrongful Death in Indiana

I learned something in this case about valuing a life, particularly about valuing the life of a woman who did the kinds of things that wives and mothers typically do on a daily basis.

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