Five Important Steps to Take After Sustaining an Injury

November 06,2018
If you have been injured in any type of accident, there are five steps that you should absolutely take to protect your rights and keep your legal options open. These are:

Cooperate with emergency personnel: get a report along with the names and bade/id of everyone you speak to
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What are good manufacturing practices?

August 31,2017
When you need a prescription or over-the-counter medication, you have to put your trust in the manufacturer and the government that it is safe and will not harm you. While nobody can protect you completely from side effects or adverse reactions, there are measures in place to ensure there is no… Read Full Post

Slip-and-fall injuries: What kind of compensation can I claim?

July 20,2017
If you have injuries from a recent slip-and-fall accident in Indiana, the one question on your mind may be what kind of compensation can you recover. Not all slips and falls lead to serious injuries. However, the ones that do can have a major… Read Full Post

The psychological damage of a spinal cord injury

June 13,2017
You will likely never forget the expressions on your loved ones' faces when they stepped into your hospital room and saw you for the first time after your accident. You could see in their faces that they had already begun to think of you differently, and you may have worried that they now saw you… Read Full Post

How to handle a dog bite incident

June 08,2017
A dog bite incident can occur at any time in Indiana to anyone. It may involve a wild dog or someone’s family pet. At Gardner & Rans PC, we see victims of all ages and situations of all types. Not every dog must be provoked to attack. If a dog is known to be aggressive, it could attack if you… Read Full Post

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

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

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