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Christopher Adam Pearcy

Personal injury Attorney at Indianapolis, IN

5.0   4 reviews

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About Christopher

Learn Christopher’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    30%
    Chris has represented both Defendants and Plaintiffs in a wide variety of personal injury actions. Such actions include auto accidents, slip and fall, construction accidents, a large disasters. He is currently defending over 62 claims of death and injury stemming from the Indiana State Fair Stage collapse in 2011.

    19 years

  2. Insurance
    25%
    Chris regularly represents insurance companies and individuals in insurance coverage disputes, including bad faith, fire loss, coverage opinions, subrogation actions, duty to defend/indemnify, and other insurance related disputes.

    19 years

  3. Litigation
    20%
    Chris is an experienced litigator capable handling a variety of litigation from pre-suit, through discovery, trial, and appeal. The majority of the legal matters he handles involve one or more of these stages of litigation.

    19 years

  4. Business
    5%
    Chris can assist you with most of the legal needs associated with your business, including formation, operations, and employment issues.

    19 years

  5. Contracts and agreements
    5%
    Chris has reviewed or drafted countless contracts and agreements and can advise you regarding the type of contract you may need or your rights under an existing contract. He can also pursue or defend a lawsuit to enforce or protect your rights under the contract.

    19 years

  6. Employment and labor
    5%
    Chris represents both employers and employees in employment disputes, including wage claims, discrimination, and other employment issues.

    19 years

  7. Insurance fraud
    5%
    Chris regularly represents insurance company's in Examination Under Oath and the investigation of questionable losses.

    19 years

  8. Landlord or tenant
    5%
    Chris represents both landlord's and tenants in housing disputes.

    19 years

Chris maintains a diverse practice representing individuals, small businesses, and insurance companies in legal matters throughout Indiana.  He focuses much of his time on personal injury defense and insurance coverage disputes, but also handles a wide range of other legal matters.  Call Chris today to discuss your legal problem or question.  Initial phone consultations are always free of charge.

 

 

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • First and Third Party Insurance Litigation
  • Dram Shop (alcohol liability)
  • Complex Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith Insurance Defense
  • Premises and Auto liability
  • Construction Accidents
  • Fire Loss and Insurance Fraud
  • Business/Contract Disputes
  • Employment Law
  • Wills and Estates
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Mass Tort/Disaster Litigation: Chris is currently defending lawsuits resulting from the August 13, 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse
Licensed for 18 years
State IN
Status Active In Good Standing
Acquired 2004
Updated 01/04/2023
State IL
Status Voluntarily Inactive
Acquired 2005
Updated 01/06/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Christopher

Hume Smith Geddes Green & Simmons, LLP
54 Monument Circle, Ste 400
Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by anonymous | August 15, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Housing
I just needed a little direction which he provided, in a timely manner.
Posted by JamesJoburnLeonard | February 24, 2014
Assisted me greatly with a delinquent tenant
Assisted me in eviction and damages incurred regarding a tenant/rental unit. Utmost professionalism displayed, responsiveness and overall meeting objectives.
Posted by Sarah | May 3, 2013
Highly Recommend
Christopher Pearcy was a fantastic asset to me during a time when I needed guidance and assistance with a company. He walked me through the process and my options with great patience and clarity. He made me feel very comfortable with all of the decisions that were made and guided me to achieved the best possible results for me. I would greatly recommend Christopher in need of legal guidance, he made things pleasant in an unpleasant situation.
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Posted by joe | February 25, 2013
Helped me out with another law firm
Chris was refered to me by a friend and did a real nice job helping me solve a problem I had with another lawyer.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 200-275 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.0 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Hume Smith Geddes Green & Simmons, LLP
  • 2007 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Bollinger, Ruberry & Garvey
  • 2005 - 2007
  • Attorney
  • Campbell Kyle & Proffitt
  • 2004 - 2005

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • Indiana University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2000

Legal Cases

  • Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse Litigation
  • Won at Indiana Supreme Court
  • Colip v. Swanson
  • My client was dismissed on summary judgment per our position that it did not have a safety duty to the Plaintiff. The other Defendants were eventually required to settle the matter in the seven figures.
  • Buchanan vs. Brad's Gold Club
  • Pending Transfer to the Indiana Supreme Court

Associations

  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Trial Tactics Committee
  • 2012 - Present
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Bar Leader Series, Class IX
  • 2011 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Volunteer of the Month
  • Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB)
  • 2012

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • CPCU Society, Central Indiana Chapter
  • Seminar on Insurance Ethics
  • 2013

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (2)
Endorse Christopher
Business Attorney | Mar 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Chris is a consummate professional and well regarded attorney in Indianapolis."
Personal injury Attorney | May 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Christopher. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Business Attorney | Feb 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Mr. Pearcy. In the past I have referred several clients to Mr. Pearcy for issues ranging from litigation to contracts and they have always been satisfied with the results of his work and his professionalism."
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