Hovde Dassow + Deets is pleased to announce that Attorneys Frederick R. (“Rick”) Hovde and Nicholas C. ("Nick") Deets have been named to the 2016 list of The Best Lawyers in America©. Rick Hovde was named to Best Lawyers in America in the areas of medical malpractice and personal injury litigation for plaintiffs, and Nick Deets was named Best Lawyers in America in the areas of mass tort litigation/class actions for plaintiffs and personal injury litigation for plaintiffs. Read More
Serious injuries don’t only have an impact on the person who is injured. Their loved ones’ lives can be turned upside down by the financial, practical, and emotional burdens of caring for the injured person. For spouses of the injured, these challenges can be compounded by the loss of the relationship they once knew with the person they love. Many injuries can cause long-term physical and psychological damage that can deprive a spouse of the love, affection, companionship, and assistance that was a core...
If you’re taking a family road trip this summer, the odds are slim that you won’t pass through at least one construction zone with lane closures, uneven pavement, barriers in place of shoulders, and of course, workers doing their job. (more…)
At block parties, street festivals, fairs, barbecues, and almost any summer event in Indiana where large numbers of kids are in attendance, the inflatable – or “bounce house” or “moonwalk” as some call it -- has become as much of a staple as juice boxes and balloons. But, as recent stories in the news make clear, these sources of fun and laughter can also lead to serious injuries. (more…)
When you hire a lawyer to represent you in your personal injury case, you are counting on him or her to use their skills, knowledge, and insight to handle your matter in a way that gives you the best chance of obtaining the compensation you deserve. While you are right to expect this from your lawyer, there are in fact things that you can do to help them do the job you’ve hired them to do. Read More