What are the Penalties for a First Offense DUI in Indiana?

Anyone is capable of a slight mistake or error in judgment and, unfortunately, even just a few drinks can turn into a drunk driving arrest. In Indiana, the term “Operating While Intoxicated” (OWI) refers to driving while impaired by the effects of alcohol, but the implications are the same as in many other states: You […]

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Should I Get A Lawyer For My First DUI?

Driving under the influence is a serious offense. Nevertheless, at The Lockwood Legal Group, we occasionally hear from people who question whether they need a lawyer if this is their first time arrested for a DUI. We believe that it is vitally important that you retain counsel even if this is your first DUI. DUIs […]

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How To Fight A Speeding Ticket In Indiana

You are driving down the road, in a hurry to get to work in the morning or to run errands before heading home for the night. You zip by other drivers, racing to beat the clock and the next traffic light. Suddenly you hear the wail of a siren behind you. You look in your […]

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Lawsuit against Medicaid Provider Allowing Registered Sex Offender Into Client’s Home

Dorothy Warburton, an elderly woman who employed my firm, was receiving in-home Medicaid services from an in-home Medicaid provider by the name of Always Best Care of Michiana. Unfortunately, one of their in-home providers brought her then boyfriend with her to Ms. Warburton’s home. It turned out that this man was a convicted and registered […]

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Lawsuit Filed Against Meijer for Employment Discrimination

My firm represents a client by the name of Katherine Fandrich. She was an employee of Meijer Inc. for over nineteen years. As she neared retirement (retirement benefits being vested after 20 years of employment), Meijer wrongfully terminated her employ. The reason given for the termination was a claim that she violated company policy. As […]

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Terms And Conditions Of Publishing Client Information

As you peruse our firm’s website, you will find posts discussing the details of cases filed on behalf of our clients. These posts are always published with the permission of our clients. Additionally, none of the information contained within these posts, or documents linked in said posts, contain any confidential information. Instead, these posts contain […]

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Can I Choose My Own Workers Comp Doctor?

The short answer is No. The longer answer is detailed below. Often, employees who have been injured at work and call my office want to know why they can’t receive treatment from their primary care doctor or a specialist recommended by their primary care doctor. The best analogy we can come up with is the […]

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Does Workers Compensation Cover Hearing Loss In Indiana

When you work in an industry where you are exposed to especially loud noises, such as manufacturing or construction, you may suffer from hearing loss over time. When this happens, you may need to take some time off from work or stop working altogether so that you can focus on doctor visits and preserving as […]

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Indiana Workers Compensation Law

As an Indiana statutory benefit for employers and employees, Indiana Workers’ Compensation laws create a type of insurance offering. Under the Indiana Work Comp system, an injured Indiana worker will be provided wage replacement (2/3 of their average weekly wage) and medical benefits when they are injured in the course of their Indiana employment. The trade-off for […]

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Expunging DUI Conviction In Indiana

Everyone makes mistakes. The important thing about making mistakes is not whether someone makes them. It is what we do with our lives after. Unfortunately, when it comes to criminal offences, changing one’s life after making a mistake is often extremely difficult. This can especially be true when it comes to DUI and OVWI convictions […]

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