Indiana Court of Appeals
Dr. Norma Kreilein, Rock Emmert, and Healthy Dubois County, Inc. v. Common Council of the City of Jasper and Jasper Utility Board
Miscellaneous/Open Door Law. Reverses trial court’s denial of plaintiffs’ motion to amend complaint, continue trial and compel discovery, and remands for a new trial. The court held that plaintiffs were diligent in pursing discovery but were thwarted for months by Jasper’s refusal to cooperate. The trial court is ordered to grant plaintiffs’ third motion to amend their complaint; grant plaintiffs an additional 30 days to conduct new discovery, including but not limited to depositions; grant HDC’s second motion to compel discovery; and schedule a new trial to be held no less than 30 days after the close of discovery.
Term. of Parent-Child Rel. of S.B., Minor Child; B.B., Mother, and D.B., Father v. The Indiana Dept. of Child Services (NFP)
Juvenile/termination of parental rights. Affirms termination of parental rights.