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August 31 - Newsblog #1
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Homeowner and Wife Sue over Police Shooting
September 7 - Newsblog #2
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Homeowner’s Possession of Handgun Legal Under 2nd Amendment
September 14 - Newsblog #3
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: if a Government or Government Agency is at Fault, You Can Sue
September 21 - Newsblog #4
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Lawsuit Against Police Department Invokes the Civil Rights Act
September 28 - Newsblog #5
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: a Clear Line from the Action – or Inaction – to the Injury
October 12 - Newsblog #6
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Police Insensitivity Turns Traffic Stop into a Travesty
October 19 - Newsblog #7
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Police Who Abuse Power Must Be Held Accountable, Law Professor States
October 26 - Newsblog #8
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Holding Overly Aggressive Police Accountable
November 2 - Newsblog #9
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Brown Vs. Impd Case About Much More Than Punishment or Money
November 9 - Newsblog #10
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Improper Medical Diagnosis and Care Resulted in Loss of an Eye
November 16 - Newsblog #11
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Medical Malpractice Claims Have a Front End and a Back End
November 30 - Newsblog #12
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Truths About Medical Malpractice
December 7 - Newsblog #13
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Yes, You Can Sue City Hall
December 14 - Newsblog #14
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Slip and Fall Changes Two Lives Forever
December 28 - Newsblog #15
In the News: Ramey & Hailey Year in Review
January 4 - Newsblog #16
In the News: Teen’s Sexual Abuse Case Calls Attention to the Problem
January 11 - Newsblog #17
In the News: Parents of Survivor Sue Parents of Shooter
January 18 - Newsblog #18
In the News: Erin Brockovich Teams Up with Indiana Moms
January 25 - Newsblog #19
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Case Settled in Favor of Catastrophic Slip and Fall Injury Victim
January 31 - Newsblog #20
In the News: Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Rehab Facility
February 8 - Newsblog #21
In the News: Nurse Arrested in Sexual Abuse Case
February 15 - Newsblog #22
In the News: Running the Clock on Indiana Medical Malpractice
February 22 - Newsblog #23
In the News: to Repeal or Not to Repeal – Indiana Legislators Rule “not”
March 1 - Newsblog #24
In the News: Helping Physicians Keep Helping
March 8 - Newsblog #25
In the News: Parents of Brain-damaged Infant Sue Hospital
March 15 - Newsblog #26
In the News: Owner of Gun Wins Decision
March 22 - Newsblog #27
In the News: Indiana House Passes Long Term Care Protections Bill
April 5 - Newsblog #28
In the News: Slip-and-fall Victim Wins Right to Sue Dollar Tree
April 12 - Newsblog #29
In the News: Inspection Report Shows Vets Harmed at 52 Nursing Homes
April 19 - Newsblog #30
In the News: Sandwich Diversion Causes Fatal Two-semitrailer Crash
April 26 - Newsblog #31
In the News: Does Premises Liability Cover Goose Attacks?
May 10 - Newsblog #32
Two-week-old N.y. Verdict Offers Takeaways for Slip and Fall Victims
May 17 - Newsblog #33
In the News: Barrel Blast Triggers Wrongful Death Lawsuit



The work of personal injury attorneys is never done, but, as we at Ramey & Hailey look back over 2018, we realize that there were five issues which, this year, assumed particular prominence, both nationally and in our own practice:

Sexual abuse

We at Ramey & Hailey Law believe that child sexual abuse is one of the most extreme forms of hurt one person can inflict on another. The emotional and psychological damages caused by sexual harassment are very real, and our dedication is to become the voice for victims brave enough to help prevent this sort of crime from happening to others. While the issue of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests was first publicized in 1985, this was a year in which stories of 300 accused priests in Pennsylvania dominated the headlines, and in which lawsuits have been filed by abuse victims across the U.S., including our own state of Indiana.

Unduly disciplined medical professionals

Partly because of the opioid epidemic, unduly harsh disciplinary measures designed to protect the public have inflicted permanent emotional and financial damage to doctors and nurses. After three decades of representing medical healthcare professionals on an assortment of legal challenges, this year in particular at Ramey & Hailey, we have been handling cases centered on credentialing issues and disputes arising from the new corporate medicine model. When medical professionals who have not acted dishonestly or unethically, but who have nonetheless suffered disproportionate harm, we help them become proactive in defending their own careers.

Police abuse of civil rights

When race becomes a factor in the way civilians are treated by police officers, those who have abused their power must be held accountable. During the past year, Ramey & Hailey attorneys have more than once filed suit against the City of Indianapolis and the Metropolitan Police Department. As former President of the American Association for Justice, attorney Richard Hailey was able to lend his own high level of credibility to claims against “City Hall” stemming from overly aggressive police treatment of citizens based on racial insensitivity.

Slip and fall injuries caused by premises negligence

Under Indiana law, store owners are under an obligation to implement reasonable measures to ensure the safety of their customers while those customers are on their property. In fact, all property owners have a duty to prevent dangerous conditions in and around their premises. This year in particular, Ramey & Hailey represented clients whose lives were changed forever due to catastrophic slip and fall injuries

Children killed in road crashes

One out of every four unintentional injury deaths of children under age 13 is caused by vehicle crashes, and this year in Indiana alone, there were several accident cases in which children were killed due to negligent behavior on the part of vehicle drivers. At Ramey & Hailey law firm, we work extensively on accidents resulting in catastrophic injury or deaths caused by driver or equipment error.

The work of personal injury attorneys is never done, because when insurance isn’t enough to compensate the injured or the survivors of those killed for the losses they’ve suffered, our firm is there to see that clients get the recovery they deserve through the legal system.

The Ramey & Hailey wish for all our readers is for a happy, a healthy, and a safe New Year!

– by Ramey & Hailey’s Reporter Ricky

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