Auto Accident With An Uninsured Driver

Indiana ranks 15th in the nation for the highest percentage of uninsured drivers within our state. According to a 2021 report by the Insurance Research Council, approximately 15.8% of Hoosiers are driving uninsured. Indiana law requires minimum insurance liability coverage as follows: Bodily Injury: $25,000 per person/$50,000 per accident Property Damage: $25,000 per accident Uninsured…
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What Should I Do After A Car Accident?

The sudden onset of a car accident can leave individuals unaware of what to do next. If you are involved in a car accident with a negligent drive, remember the following steps: Injuries & Medical Attention Immediately following the collision check to see if you or any passengers in your vehicle are injured. It is…
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Governor Appoints Sara Shade

Sara Shade was appointed to the state Probate Code Study Commission. The appointment was recently made by Governor, Eric Holcomb. Sara is one of nine appointments to the commission. The commission was created to study Indiana’s probate, trust, and guardianship codes. Thecommission will recommend changes, as needed, to the Indiana General Assembly.
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Small Claims Court

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney— As any attorney will tell you, litigation can be very expensive. A lawsuit can take years to litigate through trial. Most legal disputes end in a settlement well before seeing the inside of a courtroom because the financial pressures of litigation often force the parties to the negotiating table. When both…
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Common Personal Injury Misconceptions

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney— Dealing with a personal injury is never easy. Beyond the injury itself, personal injury sufferers can expect medical bills from the healthcare providers. Many people who suffer a personal injury focus on the possibility of a personal injury settlement. However, this process can take many months and possibly years. Nonetheless,…
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Mediation – A Modern Alternative to Litigation

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney— Traditionally, parties attempting to resolve a dispute end up litigating their case in court. It is no secret that the litigation process is long, costly and unpredictable. Whether the parties are disputing a business transaction gone wrong, dissolving a marriage, or trying to determine liability for an auto accident, the process…
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Mark Ervin Receives The Muncie Central Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2018

Mark Ervin has been named the recipient of the Muncie Central Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2018. The Award is based upon a nominee’s professional achievements and community service as well as upon service and support provided to the Muncie Central Alumni Association and Muncie Central High School. Mark Ervin is a 1977 graduate…
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Business Organizations – The Versatility of the Limited Liability Company

By: Ben Freeman, Attorney at Law— When starting a business, the entrepreneur has several options for organizing a company. Choosing the right type of organization is important. Many small businesses operate as a sole proprietorship or a partnership. These types of organizations are easy to establish and at little or no cost to the entrepreneur.…
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Practical Estate Planning: Advanced Directives

By: Benjamin J. Freeman, Attorney at Law— When considering estate planning, the planning often begins and ends with the last will and testament. Certainly, the will is the cornerstone of any estate plan but proper planning shouldn’t end there. A proper estate plan should consider the practical questions. What happens if you become physically or mentally…
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