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Johnson / Jensen LLP

Author: Robert Johnson

Posted on August 16, 2017

Are the Roads Safer? Don’t Believe the Ads.

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Posted on August 16, 2017 by

Is parallel parking a problem for you? Not anymore. Have trouble checking your blind spot? They’ve taken care of that, too. Technology has made today’s automobiles safer than ever. In addition to 360-degree cameras and parking assist, regular features include adaptive headlights, collision warnings, pedestrian alerts and automatic emergency braking. Some vehicles even come with…

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Posted on August 6, 2015

The “I” Word

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Posted on August 6, 2015 by

Insurance plays a huge role in what we do. As we work to get a financial recovery for our clients, over 99% of the time, that’s only going to happen if insurance is involved. Therefore it warrants a footnote discussion in understanding why that is—the significance of insurance, what it means for us and for…

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Posted on February 18, 2015

The Cost of Going to Trial

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Posted on February 18, 2015 by

  We all know that going to court isn’t exactly the cheapest thing to do. A lot of fees and expenses go into the process. Contingent fees, conditional fees, and other fees can understandably create a lot of stress as someone considers going to trial. To give our clients the best opportunity to a fair…

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Posted on January 30, 2015

Preparing for a Trial

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Posted on January 30, 2015 by

Going to trial can be an emotional and stress-ridden experience. When our clients come to us, we want to prepare them as best we can for what lies ahead. We make it a point to not only help our clients prepare for the trial itself, but what can happen immediately following the trial as well….

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Posted on November 11, 2014

On the Issue of Medical Malpractice Reform

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Posted on November 11, 2014 by

As many of you probably know, medical malpractice reform is a topic batted around by politicians during election season. Both parties go back and forth about whether the cost of healthcare is increased because of lawsuits. While I usually do not like entering the political arena, my opinion is that medical malpractice reform (or tort…

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Posted on September 23, 2014

Celebrating Three Years as a Firm

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Posted on September 23, 2014 by

If I could go back in time to just before Travis and I founded Johnson Jensen, here’s what I would let myself know: Starting your own firm is going to be very, very tough. It’s going to be tough especially throughout the first three years, and even more so because we work on a contingency fee basis….

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Posted on December 13, 2013

The 49th ITLA Annual Institute

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Posted on December 13, 2013 by

My mentor, Charles R. Vaughan, was the chair of the very first ITLA Institute that took place on a Saturday in December of 1965.   The one-day seminar took place in the moot courtroom of Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington. The topic at this first annual seminar was “Effective Handling of Personal Injury Litigation.”…

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Posted on August 21, 2013

A useful guide to slip-and-fall cases

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Posted on August 21, 2013 by

When a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, is there a sound?  What came first, the chicken or the egg?  If a person is injured on someone else’s property, is the landowner liable? I don’t know the answers to the first two questions, but I can confidently answer…

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