Opinions April 11, 2012

April 11, 2012
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7th Circuit Court of Appeals posted no Indiana opinions at IL deadline.

Indiana Supreme Court and Indiana Tax Court posted no opinions at IL deadline.

Indiana Court of Appeals
Anthony Wade v. Terex-Telelect, Inc.
Civil tort. Reverses jury verdict in favor of Terex-Telelect on Wade’s negligence claim under the Indiana Product Liability Act. Wade was prejudiced by the judge instructing the jury as to the rebuttable presumption under Indiana Code 34-20-5-1. Remands for a new trial. Judge Bradford concurs in part and dissents in part.

Robert A. Baker v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Reverses convictions of and sentence for Class B felony possession of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school and Class C felony possession of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school. The evidence is insufficient to sustain those enhanced convictions; remands with instructions to reduce those counts to Class D felonies and resentence him accordingly.

Marcus Washington v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of murder, and Class A misdemeanor carrying a handgun without a license.

Foster Mowrey v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class D felony battery and Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

Jim A. Edsall v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Reverses order denying permission to file a belated notice of appeal.

Larry D. Madden v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class D felony theft.

Patrick Dewayne Carr, Jr. v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of Class B felony robbery, Class B felony burglary and Class A felony attempted murder.

David Butler v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class B felony possession of cocaine.

Gloria Hussey, Personal Representative of the Estate of Steven Hussey v. William H. Toedebusch, M.D. (NFP)
Civil plenary. Reverses dismissal of Hussey’s complaint against Dr. Toedebusch and remands with instructions to reinstate the complaint.


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