Granite City Insurance v. Robert Lodholtz and Pulliam Enterprises, Inc. - 11/20/12

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Tuesday  November 20, 2012 
11:00 AM  EST

11 a.m. 71A04-1111-CT-635. Appellant Granite State Insurance Company appeals from the trial court’s denial of its motion to intervene and vacate the default judgment previously entered in the tort suit between Appellee-Plaintiff Robert Lodholtz and Appellee-Defendant Pulliam Enterprises, Inc. Granite State, Pulliam’s commercial carrier, argues that it has a direct interest in the litigation sufficient to warrant intervention or, in the alternative, that authority to the effect that it does not should not be followed. Granite State also argues that Lodholtz’s tort claim against Pulliam should be dismissed because it involves an employee injury and is therefore governed by Indiana’s worker’s compensation system.

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