Ty M. Craver

Ty has represented and worked with some of the nation’s largest companies, professional associations, and insurers in several areas of litigation, including product and premises liability, professional malpractice claims, and subrogation. Based on his extensive experience, Ty is also highly regarded in the area of worker’s compensation defense.

Mr. Craver’s practice involves working closely with insurance carriers, third-party administrators and self-insured corporations in defending a variety of litigation matters in the areas of worker’s compensation, subrogation, products and premises liability cases.


Educational Background

Indiana University-Bloomington, B.S., Psychology, 1994
Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, J.D., 1998


Legal & Professional Organizations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member (1998 – present); Executive Board of Young Lawyers Division (2002 – 2007); Chairman of Top Ten Litigation Tips for Young Lawyers Seminar (2002 – 2007)
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, DTCI (1998 – present); Member of Worker’s Compensation and Products Liability Sections (1998 – present); Chairman of Worker’s Compensation Defense Section (2007); Speaker at DTCI Rookie Seminar, How to Evaluate a Case, (2009); Speaker at Annual DTCI Seminar on several occasions
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals (2005 – present); Speaker at National Conference (2005, 2006 and 2010) on topic Made Whole Doctrine, What’s It Worth? and state specific subrogation (Indiana)
  • Included in Indiana Super Lawyers® (2013 – 2016), Rising Stars® (2012)

 Civic Involvement

  • Member of St. Matthews Catholic Church
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Lawyer Hotline, Volunteer (1998-2009)

Legal Articles and Decisions

  • Weigle v. Spx Corp., 729 F.3d 724 (7th Cir. 2013)
  • Jimmie Smith v. Champion Trucking, 925 N.E.2d 362 (Ind. 2010)
  • Young v. Marling, 900 N.E.2d 30 (Ind. Ct. App. 2009)
  • Betty McCord v. Kimble Glass, 2009  Ind App unpub. Lexis 739
  • Mildred Rawls v. Marsh Supermarkets, et al., 802 N.E.2d 457 (Ind. Ct. App. 2004)
  • Elaina Fredrick v. Greenberg News Network, 793 N.E.2d 311 (Ind. Ct. App. 2003)
  • Wickstrom Publishings Indiana Worker’s Compensation Legal Overview, 2011