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Indiana Court of Appeals
Jacob Key, Ted J. Brown and Sally A. Brown v. Dewayne Hamilton
Civil tort. Affirms trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Hamilton, holding that Key – by waving into traffic a driver who caused a crash with Hamilton – assumed a duty of care to a third-party motorist because the signaled driver reasonably expected that traffic was clear.
Gary Hazelwood v. Melissa Hazelwood n/k/a Melissa Butler (NFP)
Domestic relation. Affirms trial court’s denial of father’s petition to establish parenting time.
Xavier Morton v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A misdemeanor carrying a handgun without a license.
Antwan Rush v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of two counts of Class A felony dealing in cocaine and one count of Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
Rafael Del Rio v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A felony voluntary manslaughter.
James E. Lonaker v. Cambridge Investment, Inc., Dolgencorp Inc., d/b/a Dollar General Stores, Dean Foods Company, d/b/a Louis Trauth Dairy, et al. (NFP)
Civil tort. Affirms trial court’s decision to renew appellee’s motions for summary judgment, holding genuine issues of material fact exist regarding whether the defendants owed a duty to Lonaker and whether they proximately caused his injuries.
Miranda Herbert v. Steven Herbert (NFP)
Domestic relation. Affirms the court’s order granting father’s request to prevent the relocation of his children.
J.F. v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Juvenile. Affirms juvenile court’s admission as evidence contraband seized from J.F.’s pocket.
Jessica Deaton v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence for Class C felony neglect of a dependent.
Dwayne K. Allen v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Post conviction. Affirms post-conviction court’s denial of claim for ineffective assistance of appellate counsel based on counsel’s failure to challenge the trial court’s denial of Allen’s request for a competency evaluation and challenging the post-conviction court’s decision not to hold a new sentencing hearing.
Michael D. Thorning v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence for Class D felony counterfeiting.