Archive for the ‘ Stewart & Stewart ’ Category

18
Jun

Stewart & Stewart To Represent Family of Hit-and-Run Victim

June 18, 2018

A warrant is outstanding for Omar Lopez who is wanted for Hit & Run and fleeing the scene of an accidentOn June 8, 2018, Annastaisha Leslie Sandlin was walking back from a friend’s place when she was hit by a silver SUV on Shelby Street near Standish Avenue, traveling southbound. The driver behind the wheel, 20-year old Omar Lopez, fled the scene of the crime and eventually ditched the vehicle near Madison Avenue and Bacon Street.

Lopez was apprehended by a witness of the crash, who followed Lopez until he climbed a barbed wire fence and got away. On Tuesday, June 12, an official warrant was put out for Lopez’s arrest for leaving the scene of an accident that caused death to a person.

Sandlin, a 50-year old resident of Indianapolis, was killed during the hit-and-run accident near the University of Indianapolis. The law offices of Stewart & Stewart have taken on the case on behalf of the Sandlin family.

For more information about the case, visit Fox 59, WTHR or the Indy Star. To learn more about your own rights involving a hit-and-run, contact the offices of Stewart & Stewart today.

30
Apr

Family wins South Bend medical malpractice suit

April 30, 2010

April 29, 2010

Have you ever felt uncomfortable with the answer given to you by a doctor? Would you go get a second opinion if you felt you were right? Although doctors are expected to be the expert on medical subjects, they are not infallible.

The South Bend Tribune reports that a South Bend family recently won a medical malpractice lawsuit against the South Bend Medical Foundation. The court found that the practice was negligent in failing to diagnose abnormal precancerous cells that were visible on a patient’s lab results. The patient died of cervical cancer in 2000.

The medical review board found that the physician was negligent in failing to interpret results correctly. The victim’s family was awarded a settlement in the South Bend medical malpractice case.

If you suspect that you have been a victim of South Bend medical malpractice, the Indiana medical malpractice lawyers at Stewart & Stewart can help you.

12
Apr

One injured in Indianapolis auto accident

April 12, 2010

April 8, 2010

Drunk driving is illegal, yet it remains a major cause of auto accidents. WISH-TV reports that a drunk driver was the cause of this Indianapolis auto accident.

A 26-year-old female was driving north in the Southbound lanes of East Street when she struck a police vehicle causing the Indianapolis auto accident.

Police said the driver struck the police car and continued driving, in spite of attempts by Indianapolis police officers to get her to pull over.

Why do you think Indianapolis drunk driving accidents continue to be such a problem?

If you have suffered injuries in an Indianapolis auto accident, the Indiana auto accident attorneys at Stewart & Stewart are here to help you.

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26
Mar

One person dead and another injured in South Bend auto accident

March 26, 2010

February 25, 2010

The South Bend Tribune reports that one person is dead and another injured following a South Bend auto accident.

According to police, the driver of a vehicle turned left onto Quince Road, but failed to yield to the right of way to oncoming traffic. The vehicle was struck on the passenger side by a semi.

The front seat passenger in the car was killed instantly. Several other people involved in the South Bend car accident were taken to the hospital.

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The South Bend car accident lawyers at Stewart & Stewart can help if you were injured in an Indiana auto accident.

22
Feb

Minor injuries in Gary auto accident

February 22, 2010

February 18, 2010

The Journal & Courier reports that a woman suffered minor injuries following a Gary auto accident. The woman crossed the median and traveled in front of a semi when the Indiana car accident occurred. Her vehicle was struck on the driver side by a semi truck.

The Gary auto accident happened around 7am on Interstate 65 Northbound.

The driver of the car was taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries. The driver of the semi truck was not injured in the Gary car accident.

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The Gary car accident attorneys at Stewart & Stewart can help if you were injured in an Indiana auto accident.

17
Feb

Woman killed in Indianapolis auto accident

February 17, 2010

February 4, 2010

WTHR reports that a woman was killed in a hit and run Indianapolis auto accident. The accident happened on Indianapolis’s east side in the 100 block of Fenton Avenue.

The 18-year-old woman died of injuries sustained in the Indianapolis car accident. The driver of the vehicle left the scene of the Indiana auto accident, but was later apprehended.

He was charged with failure to stop at an injury accident and operating a motor vehicle in an accident resulting in death.

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The Indianapolis car accident attorneys at Stewart & Stewart can help if you were injured in an Indiana auto accident.

2
Feb

Woman killed in Indianapolis auto accident

February 02, 2010

January 28, 2010

WTHR reports that a woman was killed in an Indianapolis car accident when she was hit by another vehicle.

The 34-year-old woman was crossing the southbound lane of US 31 north of Smith Valley Road when she was hit by a pick-up truck.

The victim was taken to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck was arrested for driving while suspended, which is a Class A misdemeanor. The Indianapolis auto accident remains under investigation.

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The Indianapolis car accident attorneys at Stewart & Stewart can help if you were injured in an Indiana auto accident.

26
Jan

Students injured in Fort Wayne auto accident

January 26, 2010

January 14, 2010

Indiana News Center reports that four students were injured in a Fort Wayne auto accident.

According to the Sheriff’s department, a school bus was stopped when it was struck from behind by another vehicle. A PT Cruiser was traveling behind the bus, but was unable to stop and hit the back of the bus causing the Fort Wayne car accident.

Four students were taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries suffered in the Indiana auto accident.

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The Fort Wayne car accident lawyers at Stewart & Stewart can help if you were injured in an Indiana auto accident.

9
Dec

Woman injured in South Bend auto accident

December 09, 2009

November 12, 2009

WBST reports that a woman was injured in a South Bend auto accident on Sunday afternoon.

The South Bend car accident happened when the 80-year-old woman attempted to back her car into a garage at her home.

The car crashed through the back wall before crossing into an alley in the 1200 Block of Kaley Street. The car then drove through a fence before crashing into another home. The driver of the vehicle suffered minor injuries in the Indiana auto accident.
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The South Bend auto accident lawyers at Stewart & Stewart can help if you were injured in an Indiana car accident.

13
Oct

Police officer causes South Bend auto accident

October 13, 2009

September 24, 2009

Fox 28 reports that a police officer responding to a call caused a South Bend auto accident. The South Bend car accident happened near the intersection of Ironwood and Calvert.

The police officer did not see the other vehicle and turned into it. The officer and driver of the other vehicle were treated for injuries following the Indiana auto accident.

The police department is investigating the South Bend auto accident.

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The South Bend car accident lawyers at Stewart & Stewart can help if you were injured in an Indiana auto accident.