Crime Victims Frequently Asked Questions
Life can be confusing after you are injured in a crime. At Shaw Law, we aim to make your life easier both financially and emotionally after you have been injured by a crime on business property that should have been foreseen and prevented with adequate security.
We never represent criminals – We only represent victims of crime.
These questions can include:
- How do I pay my medical bills while I am injured?
- What is the difference between a making a “claim” and a “lawsuit”?
- What must I do to get compensation?
- How much is my claim or lawsuit worth?
- How long will this take?
- How is a crime proven to be “foreseeable?”
We have answered all of the difficult questions you might have from start to finish here at Shaw Law – including some questions you might not realize you had in the first place.
Feel free to refer to the FAQs below that we have developed from people just like you over the prior 30+ years of handling premises liability claims and lawsuits for victims of crime.
- Crime Victims Frequently Asked Questions: General
- Crime Victims Frequently Asked Questions: Settlements
- Crime Victims Frequently Asked Questions: Lawsuits
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$5,000,000 Verdict in Indianapolis, IN
Bicyclist Struck by Indianapolis School Bus (independent contractor) Awarded $5M by Indianapolis Jury (Upheld by Verdict, $4.4M Paid)
$3,040,000 Verdict in Gary, IN
Blackjack Dealer Awarded for Slip and Fall on Ice in Trump Casino Parking Lot
$1,750,000 Verdict in Hammond, IN
Child Dies in Fire, Landlord Failed to Provide Adequate Smoke Detectors
$1,460,000 Verdict Near the Ozarks of Missouri
Sheriff's Deputy who Collides With Improperly Transported Manufactured Home Convoy
$750,000 Settlement for Paralyzed Man Shot at Indy Gas Station
Man Shot and Paralyzed at Gas Station by Unknown Assailant from Unruly Crowd That Gathered After Murder of Person the Night Before at Same Site
$750,000 Settlement in Indianapolis, IN
$750,000 Settlement Slip and Fall Indianapolis Woman Falls on Water in Produce Section of Indianapolis Grocery Store Breaking Leg.
$750,000 $750,000 Verdict in Delphi, IN
$750,000 Verdict for Lady in Golf Cart Struck by Drunk Driver Awarded by Jury in Carroll County
$605,000 $605,000 Verdict in Valparaiso, IN
$605,000 Verdict - Child Awarded for Facial Scarring When Landlord Failed to Cover Exposed Hot Water Pipe in Living Room
$500,000 $500,000 Verdict in Kokomo
$500,000 Verdict for Woman Slip and Fall in Domino's Pizza Restaurant on Water (Reduced to $375,000)
$500,000 $500,000 Settlement in Bluffton, IN
$500,000 Wrongful Death Settlement in Bluffton, Indiana for Woman Killed When She Crossed Center-Line Into Path of Oncoming Speeding Semi-Truck