2020: Year In Review – Part 2

Continuing from Part 1 of our 2020: Year In Review – As we stated prior this year definitely didn’t go the way most had envisioned. The pandemic played havoc with society. Even Courts closed down. People panicked. Through it all, we were here when they needed us. And we will continue to be here to fight for your rights.

We here at the Law Offices Of David W Holub strived to keep our friends, followers, clients and even our own staff consistently updated with information. We dedicated more time to producing educational pieces such as blog articles, podcasts and even a new book.

Below is the second six months of our blog articles.

Why Medical Mistakes Will Continue To Happen – It’s been almost six months since the world has become aware of Covid-19 and yet, serious mistakes and misdiagnosing are still increasing throughout the health care systems. Well let’s talk about those mistakes, which the health industry calls “diagnostic errors”. Regardless of the words or phrases the professionals like to use…the patient is the one who is harmed.

Fuel Tank Leaks Lead to Serious Injuries – Fuel tank related fires are common dangers found with malfunctioning or improperly made small engines like gasoline powered chainsaws, or lawn mower fuel tanks. Such fires can also result car and truck fuels tank leaks following a collision. Even electric vehicle batteries can cause serious fires following a collision. … In this post we explore what it takes to hold a manufacturer responsible for a fuel leak related fire injury.

Terrified and Left In Tears – For several months, many amusement parks around the world sat idle with their doors closed to the public. It was deemed necessary to help slow the spread rate of infection caused by the Coronavirus. Now those parks adhering to special guidelines are opening once again. Unfortunately, injuries are occurring.

The Truth About Covid 19 Mortality – This post is not about the virus per se. Or, is it? In the world every day we are required to discern truth from facts that may or may not be true. In fact, our lives depend upon being able to reliably sift the truth from lies. It is a task that lawyers engage in every day. It is why we published our book Fighting for Truth.

Roof Crush and Other Auto Crashworthiness Injuries – Roof crush cases focus on whether a vehicle can withstand the crushing of the car, truck or SUV roof during a rollover collision. Car makers are obliged to comply with safety regulations when they design, manufacture and sell vehicles.

Renting Your Swimming Pool: Not Such A Good Idea! – It was just a matter of time. And, the marketing material said you could make tons of money. And all you had to do was sign up and allow strangers onto your property to use your swimming pool. Sounds easy, right? Unfortunately, this new service could also create a liability nightmare for those using it.

Clothing Fire Injuries – You answer the phone at work and it is a nurse calling from the hospital. Your wife just arrived by ambulance. You hear the words “third degree burns over 60 percent of her body” but you can’t understand what happened.

Personal Injury Primer: Volume 1 – This book is a compilation of the first 52 episodes of our popular podcast, and is assembled to make it easier for you, the reader, to access the information you need when and if you or a loved one is injured.

After A Multi-Car Accident Don’t Do This – You were traveling on a busy highway when all of a sudden the car in front of you brakes. Instinctively, you react and apply the brakes in your vehicle. Unfortunately, the cars behind you either weren’t paying attention or didn’t have your cat-like reflexes and one after the other smashed into each other.

Injured When Bicycle Crank Arm Disengages – It’s a warm day and you are enjoying some fresh air as you go for a bicycle ride. Traveling along a shared use path with other bicyclists and pedestrians around you, you round a bend and suddenly lose control of your bicycle. Confused, you wonder if you are doing something wrong, but no matter how hard you try to steer to avoid colliding with a nearby cyclist, you are unable to prevent the crash.

Tire Blowouts: Who’s Responsible? – On your way home from work you notice your car is riding a bit out of balance. Feels like a wobble of sorts. Then your car starts to shake and you hear a loud pop. It’s at that moment your car veers off course and your instrumentation panel is flashing lights and symbols. You immediately scan the horizon for a place to safely pull your vehicle over.

Vehicle-Train Collision Makes Headlines – Recently, a vehicle-train collision made headlines in Indiana when a semi-truck got stuck on the railroad tracks on October 9, 2020. The collision occurred in a small town outside of Indianapolis, and fortunately no injuries were reported.

Home Heater Malfunction Tragedies – Carbon monoxide, fire, smoke inhalation – all can result from home heating equipment malfunctions. Such damage can flow from not just centrally installed furnaces, but portable heaters and water heaters as well.

Construction Site Dangers – Construction sites often are home to many work-related injuries. The reason construction sites are dangerous is because there are a lot of people doing a lot of different activities at the same time.

Indiana Court System: A Covid 19 Update. – It’s been a few months since I wrote about the Coronavirus and I thought I would bring you up to speed on what is happening in the Indiana court system.

My Neighbor’s Cat Attacked Me, Can I Sue? – You’re driving down the highway heading to another medical appointment when you see one of those big billboards and on it in big bold letters it says “Bit By A Dog, Call” and it lists the phone number of some law firm. And it got you to think about the injury you sustained just a week earlier. And you wonder if a lawyer could help you with your situation as well. But it wasn’t a dog that bit you, in fact it wasn’t a bite at all.

Simon Says…Read The Manual – You’ve seen the ads, you might have even watched a few videos, then you discovered your neighbor just got one. You are really contemplating if getting one is the right choice for you. But the cost is a big factor. And then you read the news and it seems this type of product is causing greater injuries than if you just bought the conventional product people have been using for over 100 years.

Injury Caused by Defective Earbuds or Earplugs – When earplugs fail to perform as designed to eliminate noise and protect workers from loud explosive sounds the product maker can be held liable. Moreover, lawsuits are warranted where people have lost hearing due to a defect in earbuds, or when instructions fail to warn of dangers associated with prolonged high-volume listening.

Recreational Vehicle Injuries and RV Safety – Over the course of this year, with the pending closures of schools and businesses due in-part by regulations passed to curtail the pandemic, many people decided it was time to take extended vacations. Or sell their homes and travel around the United States. And the RV (recreational vehicle) industry has been working overtime to keep inventory in stock. But, is an RV safe and what happens if you or a family member is injured while utilizing an RV?

The Law Offices of David W. Holub, P.C., strive to represent each client aggressively and to obtain prompt and favorable results. We not only aggressively pursue our client’s best interests, but we remain accessible and attentive to our client’s needs. Call (219)736-9700 to talk to our friendly staff today.

If you would like to learn more about personal injury law, we encourage you to listen to our Personal Injury Primer Podcast where we break down the law into simple terms, provide legal tips, and discuss topics related to personal injury law. And read “Fighting For Truth: A Trial Lawyer’s Insight Into What It Takes To Win” an entertaining and enlightening book pulling readers into the courtroom giving them a glimpse of the legal process and what it takes to win at trial.

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