America’s most common construction site injuries

April 19,2017
If you make a living as a construction worker in Indiana, you face hazards every time you clock in for the workday. The very nature of your position puts you at risk for a broad range of injuries, but your chances of suffering certain types of injuries are higher than they are for others. At… Read Full Post

Why seniors are more likely to slip and fall

March 08,2017
As an Indiana senior, you run a higher risk of suffering a seriously injury from a slip-and-fall accident than the state’s younger citizens. At Gardner & Rans PC, we understand the specific criteria that make you more susceptible to falls as you age, and we also recognize the ways in which… Read Full Post

What to know about severe burns

February 21,2017
Your skin is extremely strong, yet sensitive. When you sustain a severe burn, it is a serious matter.

Did you know that in according to the American Burn Association 40,000 people were hospitalized for burn injuries in 2016? The number… Read Full Post

Understanding burn injuries

February 16,2017
Burn injuries may be caused by a variety of factors, and they have a varying level of physical and psychological impact on victims. While most people in Indiana have experienced a minor burn at some point in their lives, some endure more severe injuries which have a profound effect on their future… Read Full Post

How to recognize the signs of traumatic brain injury

February 07,2017
A traumatic brain injury can have a devastating impact on both victims as well as their loved ones. Accordingly, families in Indiana must know what signs and symptoms to look for in the event of a significant head injury. Swift action is crucial to mitigate damage as much as possible, as well as… Read Full Post

Understanding the different types of product defects

February 01,2017
If product recalls are any indication, you probably understand that there are many hazardous products on the market. At Gardner & Rans P.C., we are aware of the harm that defective products can cause. From faulty vehicle airbags to dangerous toys, many such products have caused serious injuries… Read Full Post

What Are Your Rights Under Indiana Wrongful Death Law?

December 26,2016
A fatal accident can take the life of a loved one unexpectedly, creating tremendous emotional loss and leaving the family without financial support. When death occurs as the result of another person's negligence or wrongdoing, you have the right to pursue a wrongful death action. Wrongful death… Read Full Post

Premises Liability: Who is Responsible for My Injuries?

December 21,2016
When you enter the property of another, you expect to be safe. If you sustain injuries on someone else's property, you may be entitled to compensation from the at-fault party. Premises liability is an area of law designed to hold owners and occupiers responsible for injuries which occur on their… Read Full Post

How Do You Know If You Have a Personal Injury Case?

December 09,2016
Not all injuries meet the requirements for pursuing a personal injury case. The most important factor is whether someone else's negligence or wrongdoing caused the injury. The best way to find out whether you have a viable case is to consult a personal injury lawyer to discuss your case. The… Read Full Post

Vehicle safety tech could reverse a disturbing highway trend

November 21,2016
In 2015, the number of fatalities from motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. jumped by 7.7 percent, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That’s 35,200 people who died in fatal motor vehicle accidents. Could they have been prevented?

In a 2013 study, NHTSA determined that… Read Full Post