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Everyone has heard horror stories about doctors operating on the wrong part of the body — or on the wrong patient entirely. Despite the fact that such mistakes are more common than most people realize, medical malpractice remains one…
When it comes to child custody, the state of Indiana recognizes two kinds. Physical custody gives parents the right to raise their kids in their homes, while legal custody allows parents to make important decisions about their…
When an 18-wheeler crashes, the resulting devastation is often catastrophic. Because of their sheer size — not to mention excessive weight — big rigs tend to cause extensive damage when they tip over in traffic or collide with fixed…
When diagnosing and treating patients, there are countless ways for providers to deviate from the most widely accepted standards of care. Doing so may constitute medical negligence, and the consequences can be devastating.…
Establishing paternity is legal jargon for assuming fatherhood and all the rights and obligations that come with it. Men who have established paternity are generally entitled to parenting time, which allows them to play an active…
It’s a great privilege and honor to announce that four of our Ball Eggleston attorneys have received the prestigious Best Lawyers in America 2020 awards.
It didn’t take long for social media to become a staple in our daily lives. Just 25 years ago, posting any personal information online was regarded as incredibly risky, but today, many people won’t think twice about documenting even…
When recovering from serious injuries, life is stressful enough without having to navigate intricate legal proceedings. Gathering evidence and filing complicated paperwork can be daunting tasks, especially if your financial security…
Your home may be the biggest purchase you ever make, so it’s important to perform your due diligence before closing on the property. You’ll also want to prevent any issues or critical mistakes along the way. Otherwise, your…
Life can be unpredictable, so it’s wise to create a comprehensive estate plan — even if you’re relatively young and healthy. This will ensure your loved ones are protected if anything happens to you, and it can prevent a considerable…
Product manufacturers have a duty to provide reasonable warnings about the risks associated with using their goods. These warnings typically appear in disclaimers on the packaging and within the accompanying instruction manuals.…
Truck accidents have the potential to cause considerably more damage than crashes that only involve passenger vehicles. Weighing up to 80,000 pounds, a tractor-trailer can devastate a car, pickup, or SUV in even a low-speed…
If you were injured due to the negligence or intentional act of another person or organization, you have the right to file a personal injury claim for any losses resulting from the incident. Depending on the facts of your case, you…
Every aspiring business owner needs at least some capital to bring his or her vision to life. And once the company is up and running, obtaining a cash infusion may be the only way to offer new products and services and to expand…
If you’ve been charged with operating while intoxicated (OWI), your freedom isn’t the only thing that’s at stake. Even if your record is otherwise clean, a conviction could result in up to one year in jail, a fine of up to $5,000,…
Choosing a mortgage lender is one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make when buying a home. After all, this may be the largest purchase of your life. Many people simply go with the lender who offers the lowest interest…
Drunk drivers are a hazard to everyone around them, but motorcycle riders are at an especially high risk of serious injury and death when they encounter an impaired motorist. The small stature of these two-wheeled vehicles makes…
Every year, there are roughly 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injury (SCI) in the United States. Living with an SCI — or caring for a loved one with a spinal injury — can be physically, emotionally, and financially draining. Even minor…
Ball Eggleston’s Sharon Dull, who has worked as Mike Stapleton’s litigation paralegal for 45 years, has spent her life advocating for animals. She recently testified in support of two Indiana animal bills, which passed in 2019SB
When someone dies without a will, the laws of intestate succession determine how his or her estate is divided among eligible beneficiaries. These laws vary by state but typically prioritize the deceased’s surviving spouse, children,…