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January 26, 2016

How to Help Sexually Abused Children Suffering from PTSD and Other Psychological Injuries

By: Gregory L. Laker, Attorney Tragically, we have seen an alarming increase in the sexual abuse of Indiana children recently. We shook our head in amazement when we read about the depraved sexual escapades of Jared Fogle, the formerly likeable Subway pitchman recently sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography… Continue Reading »

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January 18, 2016

Is My 401(k) Plan Ripping Me Off?

By: Lynn A. Toops, Attorney Do you know whether your 401(k) plan administrator is making decisions in the best interests of your financial well-being?   One group of Indiana employees has asked that question and now is taking action to protect themselves. In December 2015, some Indiana residents with 401(k)s alleged in a class action lawsuit… Continue Reading »

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December 7, 2015

Tea Leaves About Testimonials

By: Arend J. Abel, Attorney Despite what many Indiana lawyers believe, client testimonials are no longer absolutely barred by the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct.  They used to be, until January of 2011, when a set of amendments to the rules took effect.  Until that time, former Rule 7.2(d)(3) expressly prohibited “use of any form… Continue Reading »

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November 30, 2015

Frank Gifford’s CTE Diagnois and Ongoing NFL Concussion Litigation

By: Daniel S. Chamberlain, Attorney Acquired brain injury affects more than 3 million Americans per year.  This includes car wrecks, falls, Service Members injured in combat and NFL Players injured in practice or play.  The economic impact of brain injury is more than 80 billion dollars per year.  The impact is even greater to the… Continue Reading »

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November 23, 2015

When incivility crosses the line into a disciplinary violation

By: Arend J. Abel, Attorney The Supreme Court entered an order last week that should cause every attorney to pause before hitting “Send” on that nasty email targeted at opposing counsel, and before filing a motion that vents frustration at a trial court’s ruling.  They could get you suspended. Last week, an attorney in northern… Continue Reading »

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October 27, 2015

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By: Casandra L. Ringlespaugh, Attorney Every 9 seconds in the US, a woman is assaulted or beaten, according to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice. Although intimate partner physical violence affects both men and women, women are much more likely be severely physically abused, with statistically 1 in 3 women as compared… Continue Reading »

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October 12, 2015

Do Fast Drug Approvals by FDA Help or Harm Patients?

By: Jonathan A. Knoll, Attorney Two recent studies published by the British Journal of Medicine (BJM) raise concerns about the speed with which the Food and Drug Administration approves drugs for market in the United States. According to the FDA the stages of drug development and review necessary to gain marketing approval include: Pre-clinical Testing;… Continue Reading »

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October 8, 2015

Consumer Privacy Violations: Hackers Aren’t the Only Threat

By: Lynn A. Toops, Attorney So much attention has been focused on cybersecurity and data breaches that consumers are focused now more than ever about the privacy of their personal information. Forbes Magazine recently reported on the 20 major consumer data breaches of 2014. Many of the companies on the list were retailers whose customer… Continue Reading »

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September 21, 2015

Catholic Pope Amends Religious Annulment Process — What is the difference between a religious and civil annulment?

By: Elizabeth A. Eichholtz, Attorney Pope Francis announced on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 that the Catholic Church is changing the religious annulment process . The amendments make the process easier and cheaper for individuals seeking an annulment. What does this mean for Indiana couples who were married in the Catholic Church and are now seeking… Continue Reading »

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September 14, 2015

Bounce House Injuries Send More Children to Emergency Room

by: Edward B. Mulligan V, Attorney Child injuries associated with bounce houses and inflatable moonwalks are growing at an alarming rate. In 2010 alone, more than 11,000 children were rushed to an emergency room because of bounce house injuries. A recent study by American Academy of Pediatrics suggests inflatable bouncer-related injuries are growing at a… Continue Reading »

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