By: Alexander C. Trueblood, Attorney It doesn’t take a deep dive into semi-truck accident statistics to learn that the sheer size and weight of these vehicles contributes to the devastating impact and severity of injuries suffered by occupants of passenger vehicles involved in a crash. According to Indiana State Police crash records, fatal injuries involving… Continue Reading »
By: Jeff S. Gibson, Attorney Consumers are bombarded daily by advertisements for pharmaceutical drugs via television commercials, magazine advertisements, banner ads displayed on their computers, and emails. How does this constant stream of information impact a person’s decision to seek medical advice or inquire about a particular drug? What impact, if any, do these advertisements… Continue Reading »
By: Arend J. Abel, Attorney Two and a half years ago, I wrote a blog article wondering whether a decision from the Court of Appeals signaled a change in Indiana’s summary judgment standard. Now we have the answer. In a unanimous decision in Hughley v. State, which Indiana’s Chief Justice Loretta Rush wrote, the Indiana… Continue Reading »
by: Jeff S. Gibson, Attorney The FDA is responsible for regulating the manufacture, sale, and distribution of drugs and medical devices in the United States including the oversight of the labeling of drugs and medical devices and the advertising of prescription drugs and restricted medical devices. Digital communication related to advertising, more specifically—blogs, Twitter, Facebook,… Continue Reading »
Steps that a business owner should take to avoid personal liability begin at the formation of the entity and continue throughout its life.
by: Melissa L. Stuart, Attorney When your special needs child turns 18, they become a legal adult. Guardianship is a legal action that can allow you to continue to care for your child by making decisions about their healthcare and finances. My recent article on the Friendship Circle Blog discusses some things to consider about… Continue Reading »