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Posted on January 22, 2016

A Client Story: From Plaintiff to Activist

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Posted on January 22, 2016 by

After 24 years as a paramedic and registered nurse, Joanne (not her real name) found herself on the other side of patient care. She had a severe allergic reaction, and when she called an ambulance for help, things took a turn for the worse. The paramedic and EMT overdosed Joanne, leaving her with serious long-term…

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Posted on November 9, 2015

A Client Story: Remembering M.J. Powell

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Posted on November 9, 2015 by

When their two-year-old son M.J. died after being sent home from the ER, our clients Erika Villegas and Matthew Powell didn’t want to sit idly by. Erika explains, “We felt like something needed to be done.” Although no settlement can heal the loss of a wrongful death, a fair settlement can provide a way to…

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Posted on September 24, 2015

Meet Aimee and Courtney

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Posted on September 24, 2015 by

Johnson Jensen is growing. This fall, we welcomed associate attorney Aimee Gong and paralegal Courtney Taylor to the team. Aimee joins us after practicing medical malpractice defense. She lives in Indianapolis with her two dogs, Merry and Pippin, and she used to play roller derby with the Naptown Roller Girls. Courtney graduated from Ball State…

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Posted on September 10, 2015

The Partial Blame Game: How The Indiana Comparative Fault Act Affects Claims

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Posted on September 10, 2015 by

If you’ve ever been in a car wreck, you know the first question on everyone’s mind: Whose fault is it? Fault is an important legal consideration in collisions as well as in other personal injury and property damage cases. To award financial compensation, juries must first determine who is at fault. But there isn’t always…

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Posted on October 16, 2014

Look for Travis in This Month’s ‘Current in Fishers’

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Posted on October 16, 2014 by

“By day, Fishers resident Travis Jensen works tirelessly as partner of Johnson-Jensen LLP, an Indianapolis-based personal injury law firm. By night, he trades his jacket and tie for jeans, a dark T-shirt, and shades, grabs a microphone and entertains as a vocalist and pianist for a Billy Joel tribute band.” Click here to read the…

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Posted on August 15, 2014

Janet’s Next Chapter

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Posted on August 15, 2014 by

Janet, our beloved legal assistant, has been with Johnson/Jensen since the beginning. Ask anyone here, and they’ll tell you how invaluable Janet is to us all. Outside of the office, she’s a Girl Scout troop leader, mom to a busy eight-year-old, and this fall, she’s also a law student at Robert H. McKinney School of…

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Posted on August 1, 2014

A Professional and Personal Partnership

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Posted on August 1, 2014 by

Lawyers who’ve teamed up to start firms as partnerships say putting their professional names and reputations on the line together takes mutual trust, respect, a shared vision, and a fair amount of nerve. Where will clients come from? How will the bills get paid? What if things don’t work out? “Definitely, those thoughts are there…

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Posted on July 28, 2014

Meet Hannah, Legal Office Assistant

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Posted on July 28, 2014 by

Some of you may have heard that our Legal Assistant Janet Horne will be headed back to law school this fall (more on that later). To help things run smoothly in Janet’s absence, we’ve asked Hannah to be a part of our team here at the Johnson Jensen office. Hannah hails from Bloomington and is a…

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Posted on June 26, 2014

Meet Erin Bowles, Summer Associate

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Posted on June 26, 2014 by

Meet Erin. She’s a third-year law student at IU McKinney, and she’s been helping the Johnson Jensen team and clients as a summer associate. She was born in the same hospital as Travis (just a few decades away) in Lafayette, and in her spare time, she enjoys yoga and tennis. Today, Erin shares her advice…

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Posted on May 29, 2014

Jury Research: What it is and why it matters

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Posted on May 29, 2014 by

Much of what we lawyers spend time litigating (or arguing about) for months and years ultimately ends up not mattering at all to a jury. There are many reasons for this, including: 1.     We lawyers were taught to dissect issues, focus on details and pay attention, at times, to procedure over substance; 2.     Because we…

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