David W. Holub

founder and leader

David W. Holub was admitted to practice before the Indiana State and U.S. Federal District Courts, Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana in 1982. He was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States in 1995. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Federal District Court in the Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Education: Olivet College (B.A. Magna Cum Laude, 1979); Valparaiso University (J.D. 1982). Associate Editor, Valparaiso University Law Review, 1981-1982.

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Indiana Personal Injury Attorney

The days after an accident can feel like a whirlwind, and it can be hard to focus on what really matters; your recovery. The Law Offices of David Holub has the experience to pursue your interests passionately and promptly, allowing you to spend your time getting better. You count on our Merrillville-based personal injury attorneys to ensure that you are kept in the loop about your case’s progress, and to work tirelessly to protect your rights as a victim.

Our Northwest Indiana personal injury attorneys have extensive experience handling car accidents, truck accidents, slip and fall cases, medical malpractice claims, construction accidents, and work injury cases. If you have been injured, you must act fast to ensure that your rights are protected and that your case moves forward. Do not jeopardize your case or your recovery by delaying! Call an attorney with the talent and know-how to handle your case from beginning to end; call the Law Offices of David Holub today.

Personal Injury Primer

Podcast and The Affiliated

Welcome to Personal Injury Primer, where we break down the law into simple terms, provide legal tips, and discuss topics related to personal injury law.

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Meet the Team

Meet the Legal Team at The Law Offices of David W. Holub

Our experienced attorneys and paralegals work to help restore what the careless person or company has taken away from our clients. Careless and reckless action often leads to profound life changing circumstances which range from the inability to work, to loss of mobility, to dependency on others for the base necessities of life.

Fighting For Truth

Fighting For Truth

Selecting the right trial attorney can seem like a frustrating and daunting task, especially for someone who is injured and in pain. In today’s fast-paced world, information, as well as misinformation, abound. The last thing most injured people feel like doing is sifting through truths, half-truths, and lies in order to find the right attorney.

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practice area

Car Accidents

We focus our practice on helping people who have suffered personal injuries, including from motor vehicle claims.

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Bicycle & Motorcycle Accidents

Bicycle and motorcycle crashes have the potential to cause devastating injuries.

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Truck Accident

Have you been hurt in a serious trucking accident? Or, has a friend or relative been injured in a crash with a semi-truck? If so, you have found a law firm well equipped to help and willing to fight for you.

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Medical Malpractice

The firm’s personal injury and wrongful death litigation includes injury cases which originate when medical errors and mistakes are made.

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Medical Device & Medication Injuries

Medical Device & Medication Injuries

Just as doctors can be held liable for negligent medical care, pharmaceutical companies and product manufacturers can be held liable for marketing a dangerous and defective product.

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Industrial and Construction Accidents

Construction accidents sometimes involve falls from scaffolding or a roof. Working around cranes and other heavy machinery can lead to crush injuries.

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Common Factors in Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury can be defined as an injury to the body, mind, or emotions. This legal term is commonly used to address the negligence of another person leading up to the injury. For example, if the owner of a store does not shovel the snow in front of his or her store and, thus, leads to the victim’s injury, then this is an act of negligence. There are three common types of damages: (a) bodily injury; (b) intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED); and (c) negligent infliction of emotional distress (NIED). Examples of bodily injury include road traffic accidents, tripping, product liability. An example of IIED would be the victim’s feeling of emotional distress after having their life threatened. A case of NIED would be an incorrect diagnosis of a sexually transmitted disease leading to the breakup of a marriage.

In Indiana, plaintiffs generally have two years to make a personal injury case. There may be shorter time limits for giving notice of intent to sue, such as making a claim against a city or county (180 days) or state government agency (270 days). But, often there are ways around some deadlines, so always consult a Merrillville attorney if you think a deadline may have expired just to be sure.

Many injury cases also call into play a rule of law called “comparative fault,” a situation in which the injured person is found to be partially responsible for what happened to them. This means that a certain percentage of the plaintiff’s damages award will be taken away (e.g., 20% fault would take $2,000 out of a $10,000 damages award). However, if the plaintiff is found to be more than 50% responsible, then there may be no damages award to collect.

Client Reviews

We are very gratified when our clients provide us with feedback. Below are quotes excerpted from notes we have received from our clients. The list is by no means exhaustive.

Very satisfied with the way I was treated. Dissatisfied that the young man who hit me had limited insurance coverage, but would definitely recommend your office to a friend

~Exnar M

I was referred by another attorney and was told your office would take care of my situation. Very professional. Very satisfied.

~Kenneth H

Very useful. Very satisfied. Would confidently recommend your firm to a friend.

~Mary V
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About the Firm

The Law Offices of David W. Holub is a personal injury law firm located in Merrillville, Indiana, focused on providing efficient and effective client-centered representation. Our mission is to provide top quality legal representation, which includes an uncompromising pursuit of our client’s legal interests, while being accessible and attentive to our clients during times of personal challenge.

The firm concentrates in personal injury cases of all types, including medical malpractice and wrongful death litigation. We work tirelessly to serve each client aggressively and with empathy, to communicate regularly and clearly, and to obtain prompt and favorable results, while adhering to the highest standards of excellence and integrity. Our team considers it a high honor to be called upon to serve our clients whom we often come to regard as our friends.

Schedule a Meeting With a Merrillville Personal Injury Attorney

Every case varies based on its individual facts, so there is no guarantee that a claim will be successful. For this reason, it is crucial to have an experienced Merrillville personal injury lawyer with a history of success. Our attorneys can help provide a realistic assessment of your case and help you understand your legal options. The Law Offices of David Holub have the experience and insight needed to help you fight for the compensation you deserve – call us to learn more.

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