Archives for November 2015
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 survivor’s family that take care of and love their family members that suffered a traumatic brain injury. Many times the family member looks perfectly normal, yet is significantly different.
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 Indiana was suspended for, among other things, sending an email to opposing counsel saying the opposing parties were “possibly homophobic, racist, [and] sexist” and accusing the judge in a parenting time dispute of displaying a “stubbornly injudicious attitude” and “taking off on detours and frolics that ignore the fact that there are laws in Indiana that the court is supposed to follow and uphold.”