September 14, 2022

A Cold Case Revisited

BOC partner John Boren reflects on an unsolved murder case from early in his career. Ann Harmeier was an IU student who disappeared in 1977. Her body was found in Morgan County, but the case was never solved. Now, her cousin, Scott Burnham, is dedicated to finding answers. Watch the video:
September 17, 2020

Marriage Dissolution

No one begins marriage with anything but the best of intentions, but it is often the case that marriages do not work out and it’s best for everyone to file for divorce. This blog post is to help educate you and guide you through how divorce is handled in the State of Indiana.       How is divorce filed […]
September 10, 2020

Indiana Expungement

Under Indiana law you may qualify to have your criminal arrest records, conviction, and any other records associated with a criminal case expunged or sealed from public viewing. This can be a major help when it comes to improving your background for the purposes of employment, possessing a firearm, and voting.     Who qualifies for expungement under Indiana law? […]
September 3, 2020

Shaken Baby Syndrome

The phrase Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) was coined in the 1970’s to explain instances in which minor children were discovered with symptoms of lethargy, irritability, and the failure to thrive. Police Officers were finding children who were “sick” and the explanations being given were less than compelling regarding the genesis of the condition. The explanation that gave rise to SBS […]
August 27, 2020

Operating While Intoxicated

Operating While Intoxicated is a charge that can have severe consequences for any Hoosier driver. One can lose one’s liberty if so convicted. A minimum of a weekend in jail is a very typical sentence imposed upon a first time defendant convicted of an OWI. In addition, one can be expected to be placed on probation for 1 year and […]
August 20, 2020

Cauda Equina Syndrome

A rare but debilitating condition sometimes diagnosed is Cauda Equina Syndrome (“CES”), a neurologic disorder that can be devastating, limiting one’s ability to ambulate (walk unassisted); have control of one’s bladder; effectively have control of one’s bowels and suffer neuropathic pain in one’s back and/or legs. It occurs most frequently following a large central lumbar disc herniation, prolapse or sequestration. […]
August 13, 2020

Arc-Flash Explosion

Our firm has had the experience of representing an individual who was injured in an Arc-Flash Explosion. In fact, he was burned over 97% of his body with 3rd degree burns…and lived! The event was quite horrifying in that it occurred in an electrical distribution center that was 6 feet wide by 25 feet long. It is not known for […]
August 6, 2020

Habitual Traffic Violator

Losing your license due to being a habitual traffic violator can be tough on you and your family. Luckily, it is also an offense that an experienced attorney may be able to help provide the relief you need.     What is a Habitual Traffic Violator? A habitual traffic violator is a criminal charge that comes about as a result […]
August 4, 2020

COVID-19: Update to Business Operations as of August 4, 2020

To Our Valued Clients and Future Clients: We want to thank you for your continued support and understanding. Our approach to contact you may be different from before, but we are working around the clock to provide the right solution for your case.   Use Our Consultation Form Online If you need assistance, you can call our office at 765-342-1047. […]
July 31, 2020

DUI in Indiana

Residents of central Indiana in Marion, Morgan, Johnson and other central Indiana counties routinely face operating while intoxicated offenses (DUI, OWI, or OVWI) charges in the Greenwood City Court. You may lose your license as a result of being charged with such crimes. The attorneys at Boren, Oliver, and Coffey can provide legal representation to not only adequately defend you […]
April 3, 2020

COVID-19: Update to Business Operations as of April 7, 2020

To Our Valued Clients and Future Clients: Thank you for your business and the opportunity to help you with your legal needs. We want to personally share this update with you on our efforts to keep our operations up and running safely during the COVID-19 outbreak. As you know, the events of the past days and weeks have been unprecedented, […]
March 19, 2020

Nursing Home Neglect: Directly Tied to the Misuse Of Our Tax Dollars

Since 2003, one billion to three billion tax dollars allocated to nursing homes didn’t make it to those nursing homes. Why not? Those who know aren’t telling, at least not yet. Nursing home abuse and neglect is a serious problem in the state of Indiana. Though the vast majority of healthcare providers are very caring, compassionate and dedicated to providing […]
February 7, 2020

Attorney Justin Boren Obtains Favorable Verdict in Attempted Murder Jury Trial

Boren, Oliver & Coffey, LLP congratulates attorney Justin Boren on his most recent verdict in the jury trial of the case State of Indiana v. Joshua Self. Joshua Self was charged with 9 counts: Count 1 Attempted Murder as a Level 1 Felony; Count 2 Criminal Confinement Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury as a Level 3 Felony; Count 3 Domestic […]
December 9, 2019

Boren, Oliver & Coffey, LLP has been ranked as a top tier Indianapolis law firm in U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 “Best Law Firms.”

Our firm has been regionally ranked as a Tier 1 law firm representing plaintiffs in Personal Injury Litigation cases by U.S. News and World Report. The annual U.S. News and World Report “Best Law Firms” list has a rigorous selection process for ranking law firms that investigates each firm’s expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, […]
October 18, 2019

INDOT I-69 Meeting

As the Interstate 69 project moves its way through south-central Indiana, properties in section six are in the process of being acquired by the State of Indiana. You, your friends, or a loved one may have a property that could be affected by the Interstate 69 project. The firm of Boren, Oliver & Coffey, LLP has represented individuals, businesses, farms, […]
April 24, 2019

Things To Think About Before You Choose Not To Hire A Business Law Attorney

If you own a business, you may be feeling uncertain as to whether you should hire a business law attorney. Maybe you are just getting it up and going, or you just aren’t sure you need a lawyer at all, so there is no need in retaining the services of a business law attorney. We understand that. Getting a business […]
March 22, 2019

Why Your Small Business Needs a Business Attorney

You’ve probably heard it a thousand times. When you start a new business you need help from professionals in fields outside of your specialty. Most people recommend getting an accountant, a banker, and an attorney. These three professionals will set your business up for success, and without them, you’re leaving a new business at risk. While it’s not mandatory to […]
March 14, 2019

Common Medical Malpractice Questions and Answers

Personal injury is not a personal issue. When a person is the victim of a personal injury at the hands of a medical professional, this situation could impact countless other patients. If you think you have suffered an injury due to medical malpractice, you need to know the next steps, actions to avoid, and understand that you are not alone […]
February 26, 2019

Current State of the Interstate 69 Project

Protecting the rights of homeowners affected by I-69 Project and Subsequent I-69 Condemnations The attorneys at Boren, Oliver, and Coffey, LLP have been keeping a close eye on the Indiana Interstate 69 project as it moves through the state. The project is designed to make traveling across the state faster, and safer for drivers. While the project has been met […]
February 15, 2019

Why did my social security disability claim get denied?

There are a number of reasons thousands of people are denied social security disability claims each and every year. When a claim is denied, many people think that is the end of the process for gaining the social security disability funds they need. Often, it takes a team of dedicated representatives to help represent the claim and gain the funds […]
February 7, 2019

What Is Estate Planning and When Should I Do It?

Estate Planning Includes A Few Essential Components Did you know that roughly half of Americans don’t have a will, and even less than that have an estate plan? If you don’t have a plan in place, you aren’t alone, but it is important to make these arrangements sooner rather than later. Start by answering: What is a Will? What is […]
November 1, 2018

When Should I Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer?

When a personal injury occurs, there is a lot the victim has to worry about personally and financially. Severe injuries result in medical attention, time away from work, and lost wages. While all of this is going on, and victims are working on regaining health, it’s often overwhelming to think about pursuing legal action in the midst of all the […]
October 10, 2018

What You Need To Know About Interstate 69 Condemnation

As the Interstate 69 project moves its way through south-central Indiana, properties in section six are in the process of being acquired by the State of Indiana. You, your friends, or a loved one may have a property that could be affected by the Interstate 69 project. The firm of Boren, Oliver & Coffey, LLP has represented individuals, businesses, farms, […]
September 20, 2018

Attorneys of Boren, Oliver & Coffey Secure $4,590,000 Verdict

Congratulations to Steve Oliver, Dale Coffey, and John Boren having secured a verdict of $4,590,000 their client in a recent personal injury case involving the wrongful death of their client in a tragic car accident in Morgan County. In August 2014, Boren, Oliver & Coffey’s client, a single mother with three children, was turning left onto Highway 37 to go […]
March 14, 2018

Attorneys of Boren, Oliver & Coffey Reach Settlement for Alkire in Lawsuit Against MSD

October 19, 2017

Attorney John Boren Represents Former Principal in Suit Against Superintendent Dr. Moore and Martinsville School Board

April 21, 2017


This is what you should know if your property is being taken. The State has finally released the final preferred routes for Section 6 of I-69. While these routes are still considered “preferred,” it is unlikely that the Indiana Department of Transportation will vary dramatically from the maps released on September 12, 2017. The current maps of Section 6 provide […]
April 5, 2017

What to Consider Before Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

After being injured in an accident, you will need to find a competent and skilled attorney to represent you. Insurance companies are well represented by attorneys, and you should have the same if not better caliber of representation. When evaluating a law firm to take your case, here are few considerations to take into account. Trial Experience Most people want […]
March 14, 2017

Tort Reform Bills – Stripping Citizens of Their Rights While Increasing Insurance Companies’ Profit

Laws Rushed Through Congress to Protect Corporations Congress is currently considering a number of bills that are an attack upon all citizens’ rights under the 7th Amendment, the right to trial by jury. The proposed legislation includes, “The Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act”, “The Innocent Party Protection Act” and the “Protecting Access to Care Act”. The titles given these bills are […]
March 6, 2017

Uninsured or Underinsured Accidents

Accident Without Insurance The question often arises “What happens if I am involved in an accident that is no fault of mine, but the individual who strikes me has no insurance”? The fact of the matter is that you need to prepare for such an incident, because on many occasions people are operating on the roads in the State of […]
November 9, 2016

Insurance and Car Accidents

Insurance and Car Accidents After a car accident, one of the biggest concerns is how medical bills, lost wages, injuries, and damaged property will be paid for. Understanding what is and what is not protected under your insurance policy is crucial to make sure both you and your family have the coverage they need before an accident occurs. Boren, Oliver […]