Indiana

Record recovery on fire loss caused by mid-line failure of armored electrical cable


Stutman Law obtained the largest recovery known for the mid-line failure of an armored electrical cable alleged to have caused a fire. A Franklin, Indiana foundry and laboratory facility utilized to design and cast finished machine parts was destroyed by a fire. Following several days of investigation at the loss scene and subsequent laboratory examinations, […]

OSHA violations cited in loss of luxury home

A fire in Carmel, Indiana destroyed a luxury home that was under construction. The fire was caused by the electrical wiring associated with a paint spray machine utilized by painting subcontractors. Although the cause of the fire was heavily disputed, Stutman Law recovered $650,000 from the painting subcontractors by establishing that the painting subcontractor committed […]

OSHA violations cited in loss of luxury home

A fire in Carmel, Indiana destroyed a luxury home that was under construction. The fire was caused by the electrical wiring associated with a paint spray machine utilized by painting subcontractors. Although the cause of the fire was heavily disputed, Stutman Law recovered $650,000 from the painting subcontractors by establishing that the painting subcontractor committed […]

Fire “jumps the tracks” reducing building to rubble

An Indiana multi-story building was reduced to rubble when a fire from a plastics plant jumped a set of railroad tracks. Stutman Law’s expert went to the scene but because of the collapse of the building where the fire originated, the cause of the fire was unclear and might never have been determined. However, our […]

General contractor responsible for subcontractor’s negligence

An Indiana insured suffered over $100,000 in water damage due to a sprinkler head improperly being placed near the heat vent in the ceiling. Although the heater had also malfunctioned, Stutman Law’s investigation revealed that the failure would not have occurred if the sprinkler head was located the proper distance away from the vent. The […]