Truck Drivers and Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea can have dev­as­tat­ing effects on any­one who suf­fers from it, espe­cially a com­mer­cial truck dri­ver. The Mayo Clinic defines sleep apnea as a poten­tially seri­ous dis­or­der in which someone’s breath­ing repeat­edly stops and starts while they sleep. This … Read More »

Intrauterine Devices: Reward Meets Risk

With health­care in the United States chang­ing, many women are wor­ried about their access to birth con­trol, espe­cially if the Afford­able Care Act is repealed. One long-term kind of birth con­trol many are curi­ous about is an intrauter­ine device, or … Read More »

Midwives and Home Birth

For many moth­ers, mid­wives and home­births are a very appeal­ing alter­na­tive to a stan­dard, hos­pi­tal birth. In fact, the num­ber of out-of-hospital births has increased by 78% between 2004 and 2014. A major rea­son why more moth­ers are opt­ing out … Read More »

Choosing a New Doctor

Indi­anapo­lis res­i­dents are lucky to have plen­ti­ful options when it comes to choos­ing a health sys­tem, hos­pi­tal, or doc­tor. Indi­ana Uni­ver­sity (IU) Health , St Vincent/Ascension Health, Fran­cis­can Health, Eske­nazi Health and Com­mu­nity Health are the Cir­cle City’s big five, … Read More »

Cervical Cancer Screening FAQs

For most women, the life­long rou­tine of cer­vi­cal can­cer screen­ing begins around age 20 with a first Pap smear. It used to be rou­tine for these exams to occur every year, but now that we know more about human papilloma … Read More »

Lee Christie Wins Distinguished Barrister Award!

Kyle Christie, Kate Brown-Henry, Lee Christie, Lance Cline, Kathy Lee, and Lind­sey Pope­joy. We’re so proud of our res­i­dent “case whis­perer”, CFCL part­ner Lee Christie, who was awarded the sta­tus of Dis­tin­guished Bar­ris­ter by The Indi­ana Lawyer. The Indi­ana Lawyer … Read More »

Three Questions to Ask Before Childbirth

There are lit­er­ally thou­sands of ques­tions and “what-ifs” fly­ing around the mind of an expec­tant mother. Antic­i­pat­ing the new baby can be so excit­ing that a par­ent might not even con­sider ask­ing ques­tions to assess who is at lia­bil­ity in … Read More »

Trampoline Parks: Waivers and Liability

Tram­po­line parks are on the rise across the United States. In the Greater Indi­anapo­lis area alone, there are at least 4 tram­po­line facil­i­ties, which shows just how rapid this new trend in active enter­tain­ment is grow­ing. An entire facil­ity made … Read More »