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Appellate Decision in which Adam Sedia represented the Appellee

Ball State appealed an order forcing it to turn over a college transcript, and we were successful in having the appeal dismissed. Read more…

Rubino Ruman sponsors Brent Seabrook ICE Bowl by Inner-City Education

Rubino Ruman

Rubino Ruman firm was a proud sponsor of a lane of bowlers at the March 7, 2014 Brent Seabrook ICE Bowl put on by Inner-city Education. Inner-City Education is a charitable organization helping underprivileged children to obtain an education while participating in athletics…Read More »

Congratulations to our Law Clerk, Victoria Feddeler

Our Law Clerk, Victoria Feddeler is a member of the Valparaiso University Law School’s International Moot Court Team who competed from January 22nd-26th in the Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition in New York City. In teams of two they argued against the other schools and advanced to the quarter-final round, but ultimately […]

How To Avoid Preventable Boating Accidents

This past summer, an extravagant Fourth of July fireworks display on Long Island Sound turned deadly when a yacht carrying 27 passengers sunk, leaving a 12-year-old boy, his 11-year-old cousin and an 8-year-old girl dead.  Bad weather and an overcrowded boat were deemed factors in the tragedy. Boating accidents happen on all kinds of watercraft […]

The Art of Motorcycle Safety

This past August, Michael Scott “Cactus” Moser, husband of country music singer Wynona Judd, veered across the center divider of a highway and crashed into the side of a car that was traveling in the opposite direction.  He suffered serious injuries, including the loss of his left leg. When you lack the protection of being […]

The Toxic Work Environment

Identification of and Recovery for Industrial Diseases This past summer, National Public Radio (NPR) reported that its joint investigation with the Center for Public Integrity (CPI) unveiled a resurgence of a deadly disease that plagues coal miners. Apparently, the mining industry and federal regulators have known for more than two decades that coal miners were […]

How to Know If You Have a Workers’ Compensation Case

Earlier this month, 62-year-old Jose Melena was found cooked to death inside a steam oven at the California Bumblebee Tuna factory where he worked.  Although the case is currently under investigation, chances are that Melena’s widow will receive workers’ compensation benefits. An exception may be if Mr. Melena was murdered for personal reasons unconnected with […]

Trucking Accidents and the Law: Who’s Responsible?

Some of the most devastating highway accidents are those in which a truck is involved.  You may recall news reports last year of 7 family members killed when a semi hit their van on the Indiana Toll Road east of South Bend. Statistics show that although large trucks are involved in only a small percentage […]

Navigating the Complexity of Construction Accident Law

The very nature of construction lends itself to high death rates as well as permanent and debilitating injuries. With an estimated 18.3 deaths per 100,000 workers, construction is reported as one of the most dangerous jobs in the United States, through accidents caused by negligent or reckless workers or supervisors, defective equipment, inadequate safety precautions […]

How To Handle Yourself After A Slip, Trip Or Fall

Earlier this year, $414,868 was awarded to a Costco shopper who slipped on a puddle of liquid soap and shattered her knee. The case made headlines not because of the circumstances – slip and fall accidents are the third leading cause of injury to customers and employees in the United States — but because the […]