Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC

Indianapolis Personal Injury Lawyers

Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC

50 South Meridian Street
Suite 600

Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Phone(317) 636-0808 or(800) 636-0808
Fax (317) 633-7680

Website https://billhurst.com
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Law Firm Overview

The Law Office of William W. Hurst is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The law firm specializes in personal injury law. For over 35 years, Bill Hurst has helped families just like yours receive the compensation they deserve after being injured in an accident.
When you have suffered a life-altering injury or dealt with a tragic death, you deserve justice and that's what our attorneys aim to provide. Our office will use all of our resources to fight for your rights and we have reputation for earning substantial settlements and verdicts on behalf of our clients.

With extensive litigation experience, Bill Hurst is prepared to help you in every way possible. He offers relentless prosecution for car, semi-truck, motorcycle, and other accidents. Were you the victim of a slip and fall? Did a defective product hurt you? Are you injured because of a construction site accident? Bill Hurst can handle even the most complicated cases with due diligence and aggressive representation.

Year this Office was Established: 1981

Languages: English, Spanish

Areas of Law









Additional Areas of Law: Drunk Driving Accidents; Orthopedic Injuries; Knee and Leg Injuries; Defective Medical Devices; Semi-Truck Accidents; Dog Bites; Drunk Driving Accidents; Dangerous Drugs.


Areas of Law Description

Our practice areas include:

- Personal Injury

At the law office of William W. Hurst, we have help thousands of injured people obtain the financial compensation they deserve after a serious injury caused by the negligence of another. We provide legal advice, investigate cases, negotiate with insurance companies, and — if we can't get the insurance companies to give you the settlement you deserve — we bring personal injury lawsuits to court.

- Wrongful Death

If you recently lost a loved one because of the negligence of another — a driver, a doctor, a negligent property owner, a company — you may feel uncertainty about the future. At the Indiana law office of William "Bill" Hurst, our wrongful death lawyers help family members obtain financial compensation. We genuinely care about you and about meeting your needs.

- Car Accidents

We provide experienced representation for car accident victims who have suffered serious personal injuries after a car crash, such as: spinal cord injury, brain injury, orthopedic injuries, or ankle, knee and leg injuries (which are common in car accidents). We also represent family members bringing wrongful death claims after a loved one has died in a car accident.

- Semi-Truck Accidents

The Law Office of William W. Hurst has handled many semi-truck accident cases. These cases take a special expertise as they are likely to be more catastrophic and complicated due to the entities involved. If you or a loved one is injured in a semi-truck accident give us a call. We Can Help!

- Motorcycle Accidents

If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a motorcycle accident, contact the best accident attorneys at the Law Office of William Hurst for a free consultation and case evaluation. We have been helping Indiana family members and victims of motorcycle accidents and ATV accidents (all-terrain vehicle) accidents recover fair financial settlements for over 35 years. Put our skill and experience to work for you and your family.

- Bicycle Accidents and Pedestrian Accidents

If a car left you or a family member with serious injuries, while walking or riding a bicycle, the personal injury attorneys at the Indianapolis law office of William "Bill" Hurst can help. Pedestrian accidents and bicycle accidents often involve serious injuries, including spinal cord and brain injury or wrongful death.

- Drunk Driving Accidents

William Hurst represents drunk driving accident victims and their families, including those who suffered catastrophic injury such as spinal cord injury and brain injury, or wrongful death.

- Construction Accidents & Construction Injuries

We have more than 35 years of experience helping the victims of construction accidents and construction injuries recover the financial settlements they deserve. We’d like to help you, too. Whether you were injured in a work truck accident, a fall from an unsafe ladder or improperly installed scaffolding, or by defective work equipment, we can help.

- Orthopedic Injuries

Our personal injury attorneys are experienced at helping injured people receive the financial compensation they need after orthopedic injuries in motor vehicle accidents and construction site accidents. We work hard to prove your orthopedic injury case and we have a track record of results to show for it.

- Brain Injuries

If you or a loved one suffered a brain injury, please contact the Indiana brain injury lawyers at the law office of William "Bill" Hurst today for a free consultation and case evaluation. Our skilled personal injury attorneys have helped people with brain injuries and their families recover fair financial settlements for over 35 years. We would like to assist you, too.

- Spinal Cord Injuries

If your loved one suffered a spinal cord injury, it will be important to have the financial resources to ensure they get good medical care, extended rehabilitation services and, in the worst case, lifelong home care and adaptive equipment. If the spinal cord injury was the result of a negligently caused accident, you may be able to get financial compensation through a personal injury claim.

- Knee and Leg Injuries

We have handled hundreds of knee injury cases and leg injury cases across Indiana and have personally met with many of the prominent experts in knee surgery and cartilage restoration. We work with our clients' medical professionals to obtain an accurate assessment of their injuries and understand the medical treatment and rehabilitation services that will be needed to make the best possible recovery.

- Nursing Home Injuries

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities have a legal responsibility to care for their residents properly and safely. When they neglect that responsibility, we can help. If you or a loved one has suffered from nursing home abuse or assisted living negligence, please contact our nursing home injury attorneys. We have more than 35 years of experience helping victims of nursing home injury, abuse, and neglect recover the financial settlements they deserve.

- Drug Recalls

We have handled or are exploring individual and class action cases involving side effects and injuries from a variety of potentially dangerous drugs such as: Accutane®; Benicar®; Byetta®, a drug often prescribed to diabetics; Chantix® Dangers; Denture creams such as Fixodent® and Super PoliGrip®; Fleet phospho-soda products, commonly used for bowel cleansing; Hydroxycut®, a diet drug recalled in 2009; Lantus®; Oral sodium phosphate (OSP), found in colonoscopy prep products such as Visicol and Osmoprep; Raptiva®, a drug used to treat progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy(PML); Vioxx®, a pain medication recalled in 2004; Yaz®, a birth control; and, Zicam®, a nasal spray recalled in 2009.

- Defective Medical Devices

Our Indiana law office has handled a broad range of claims involving defective medical devices, helping people who have suffered damages caused by: Postoperative shoulder pain pumps, including Stryker pain pumps; Norplant, a birth control device; Kugel Mesh hernia patch; Pain pump failures, including Medtronic devices; Mentor ObTape polypropelene mesh, which is used to treat incontinence, but has been shown to cause urinary tract erosion; Pacemakers; Artificial hips; and, Artificial joints.



Partners

William Hurst Mr. William W. Hurst
Partner
Accident, Animal Bites, Back and Neck Injury, Bicycle Accident, Brain Injury



Lawyers

Mr. Reid A Nahmias
Lawyer
Accident, Animal Bites, Back and Neck Injury, Bicycle Accident, Brain Injury

Mr. Chase T Wilson
Lawyer
Accident, Animal Bites, Back and Neck Injury, Bicycle Accident, Brain Injury


Affiliations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association

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