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Should You Give a Recorded Statement to the Insurance Company

Following a car accident, it is common to feel overwhelmed and anxious. You may still be in shock, injured, and unsure of what to do in the hours and days after a crash. Amid the chaos, you must report the accident to your insurance company, typically within just a few days. The insurance company will then contact you for...

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What Is the Average Construction Accident Settlement in Indiana?

Although it may not be the answer you want to hear, it is challenging to state the average construction accident settlement amount with any reasonable degree of certainty. The reason it is difficult to quote an average is relatively simple: every accident is unique. In other words, the average payout for construction accidents varies widely depending on the facts...

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Common Slip and Fall Injuries

10 Common Slip and Fall Injuries Slip and fall accidents account for many personal injury cases throughout Indiana and the country. The term slip and fall might not conjure an image of severe injury, but the potential for serious injuries certainly exists. In fact, according to the National Floor Safety Institute, slips and falls account for roughly one million...

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How Are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out?

Losing a loved one is always painful. And when that loss was caused by someone else’s wrongdoing or negligence, your grief will undoubtedly be accompanied by anger and confusion. There is simply no way to replace a family member who has passed away. But a wrongful death settlement can help give you and your family much-needed financial stability as...

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How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?

We recognize that filing a wrongful death claim is tremendously stressful. You are still grieving the loss of your loved one and do not want to add more to your plate. The attorneys at Gerling Law can protect your rights and fight for you while you focus on your family. While we realize nothing can bring your loved one...

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How to File a Workers’ Comp Claim

Workers’ compensation benefits are available in Indiana for most workplace injuries, but there are some hoops to jump through to get them. Failing to follow the proper procedures when filing a workers’ comp claim could result in denial of benefits. In some cases, even doing everything correctly could still result in claim denial. It is important to understand how...

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What Is the Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement In Kentucky?

If you suffered an injury at work in Kentucky, you might wonder how much you can expect from your workers’ compensation settlement—or if you will even receive one. These are essential questions. Your livelihood and your family’s future may depend on how much your settlement is worth. Talking with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer can help you understand what...

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Veterans of Armed Forces Day

May 15, 2021 – While we are always honoring all Veterans and their families for their sacrifice and dedication to our Nation, today we honor veterans who are currently serving in our Armed Forces.  Armed Forces Day is celebrated every year on the 3rd Saturday in the month of May. In 1961, John F. Kennedy declared this day a...

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day

May 7, 2021 – Every year in May, on the Friday before Mother’s Day, the United States celebrates National Military Spouse Appreciation Day!  Military Spouse Appreciation Day was first recognized by Ronald Reagan in 1984.  Many military spouses stay home while their loved ones are deployed or serving away from home for long periods of time.  Some manage their...

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Veterans Mental Health Awareness Month

May 1, 2021 – May is Mental Health Awareness month!  The VA offers many resources to veterans suffering from mental health illnesses. The Military Health System and Department of Defense emphasize the importance of mental health and provide resources to our military communities.  There are many organizations that provide daily exercises Veterans can use to improve anxiety and depression. ...

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