7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Advanced Tactical Ordnance Systems Inc. v. Real Action Paintball Inc. and K.T. Tran
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, Fort Wayne Division, Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen.
Civil. Reverses finding that the court has personal jurisdiction and that Advanced Technical was entitled to a preliminary injunction. Remands with directions to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction. There is no evidence that defendant Real Action has the necessary minimum contacts with Indiana to support specific jurisdiction.
Indiana Court of Appeals
Dan Weaver v. George Niederkorn
Civil tort. Affirms denial of Weaver’s motion to set aside a default judgment entered against him in favor of Niederkorn. Weaver has not established reversible error.
Carroll Creek Development Company, Inc. v. Town of Huntertown, Indiana
Civil plenary. Reverses partial summary judgment to the town on one part of Carroll Creek’s breach of contract claim. The trial court erroneously interpreted the contract as a matter of law. Remands for further proceedings.
Guadalupe Puente v. Beneficial Mortgage Co. of Indiana, PNC Bank, Fidelity National Title Insurance Co., and Meridian Title Corp.
Civil plenary. Affirms summary judgment for Fidelity on the issue of whether it is entitled to subrogation of Puente’s liability claims. The contract allows Fidelity to stand in the shoes of its insured with respect to Puente’s potential causes of action.
James Cody Ertel v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms 12-year sentence for Class B felony child molesting.
Brian S. Moore v. Kristy L. Moore (NFP)
Domestic relation. Affirms modification of parenting time and legal custody, reverses income imputed to father for child support purposes in the amount of $50,000 a year and remands for further proceedings.
George H. Glawson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction and sentence for Class D felony failure to return to lawful detention.
In Re: The Visitation of H.B., A.B. v. T.S. and A.S. (NFP)
Miscellaneous. Remands to the trial court for new findings and conclusions without hearing new evidence as the findings and conclusions by the trial court regarding relevant factors are incomplete.
Robert Campbell v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms finding that Campbell was in contempt of court but remands for the trial court to impose a sentence not exceeding six months. Affirms decisions forbidding the application of good-time credit in these circumstances.
In re the Adoption of M.D.: S.D. (Father) v. S.F. (Mother), and D.M. (Adoptive Parent) (NFP)
Juvenile. Affirms grant of stepfather’s petition to adopt M.D.
The Indiana Supreme Court and Tax Court posted no opinions by IL deadline.