Adult Protective Services: How to Get Help in Indiana

Nursing home negligence and abuse occurs every day in the State of Indiana. In many cases, nursing home abuse victims and their families have no idea where to turn after the abuse occurs. If you or a loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse in the State of Indiana, Indiana’s Adult Protective Services… Read more »

Nursing Home Abuse: What are Indiana’s Statistics?

Nursing home abuse and negligence is on the rise throughout the United States — and in the State of Indiana, in particular. Some of the reasons for the recent increase in Indiana nursing home negligence cases is the aging population, the increased number of nursing home residents, and fewer and less-qualified people being hired as… Read more »

Hospital Negligence Case Law in Indiana: What You Need to Know

If you have been injured as a result of a health care provider or hospital’s negligence, you may be entitled to monetary compensation under Indiana law. Hospital negligence in the State of Indiana is governed primarily by the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act. Over the years, various Indiana courts have decided cases interpreting the provisions of… Read more »

How Much is My Indiana Personal Injury Claim Worth?

Unexpected and preventable accidents injure thousands of people throughout the state of Indiana each year. These incidents can take a variety of forms, including car accidents, truck accidents, slip and falls, farm accidents, medical malpractice, accidents involving defective products, dangerous drugs, and others. Regardless of the way in which an injury-causing accident occurs, when victims… Read more »

2016 Tiger Safety Calendar Finalists

We had so many incredible entries for this year’s contest that we had a hard time choosing among them. The Winners and Honorable Mentions are in this year’s calendar, but we wanted to share a few more of our favorite Finalists with you!

Tiger Safety Calendar Winners Announced!

Dyer, Garofalo, Mann & Schultz is proud to announce the 12 winners of 5th Annual Tiger Safety Calendar Contest! 2016 Tiger Safety Calendar Winners Springcreek Elementary Brad G. 3rd grade Kramer Elementary Rory W.P. 2nd grade St. Luke School Addison C. 2nd grade Dayton Boys Prep Academy Shane H. 1st grade St. Luke School Elizabeth… Read more »

New Rules For Personal Injury Claims

On October 1, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted the 10th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) for diagnostic coding. ICD-10 is a medical coding system. Medical coding systems assign a standardized numerical code to thousands of patient complaints, symptoms, and diagnoses. For example, the ICD-9 code for a… Read more »

2015 DGM&S Law Scholarship Winners Announced!

We are proud to announce the winners of this year’s DGM&S Law Scholarships! We’d like to congratulate Amy McKelvey for winning the $5,000 award. Ms. McKelvey currently attends the University Of California Hastings College Of Law in San Francisco. When she’s not in class or studying hard, she works with foster youth as a Court… Read more »

Legislation for Consumers: Ohio’s Sales Tax Free Weekend to Aid Back-to-School Shopping

Senate Bill 243 enacted a one-time sales tax free weekend to assist Ohio families with their back-to-school shopping. The three-day tax holiday is intended to boost the State economy while giving Ohio taxpayers a break during a traditionally high consumer spending month. During the tax holiday, clothing priced under $75, school supplies under $20, and… Read more »

How much is your car accident lawsuit worth?

While we’re always hoping for the best, it’s very likely that every driver will be involved in an accident at some point in their lives. The sheer number of drivers on the road makes it a statistical likelihood. In Ohio alone, the state police have investigated over 20,838 car accidents in the first four months… Read more »