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
Jason Tye Myers v. Charles R. Deets III, Deets & Kennedy, and Great American Insurance Group
Civil tort. Affirms summary judgment for Edward Kennedy and the law firm on Myers’ claim for fraud against them and Deets. Myers couldn’t show that either Kennedy or the law firm was liable for Deets’ alleged fraudulent conduct. Reverses grant of Great American Insurance Group’s motion for judgment on the pleadings and remands for further proceedings. Judge Riley concurs in part and dissents in part.
Sisters of St. Francis Health Services, Inc. v. EON Properties, LLC
Civil plenary. Affirms summary judgment in favor of EON Properties regarding the Sisters of St. Francis Health Services’ liability under the lease agreements to pay the last two years of rent after another tenant left the premises early, but reverses regarding EON’s alleged damages. Remands for the continuation of the underlying litigation regarding damages.
Jason B. Saunders v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms revocation of probation and order Saunders serve the remainder of his previously suspended sentence. Saunders waived his delay and due process argument and the trial court did not err in ordering him to serve the entirety of his suspended sentence because of a probation violation.
Philip G. Yeary v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms denial of several motions challenging the authority and impartiality of the senior judge who presided over Yeary’s post-conviction motions.
James H. Privette v. Sherri E. Privette (Morris) (NFP)
Domestic relation. Affirms order James Privette pay Sherri Privette Morris an amount equal to 33 percent of certain pension payments he has received to date and that Morris is entitled to 33 percent of all future pension payments.
Richard Clark Shockley v. Tammie Anne Shockley (NFP)
Protective order. Affirms in part the issuance of a protective order against Richard Shockley for the protection of his former wife and her fiancé. Reverses the protective order as to Shockley’s teenage daughter.
Laura L. Mosier v. Review Board of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and Department of Health (NFP)
Agency appeal. Affirms dismissal by review board of Mosier’s appeal of the decision she was discharged for just cause.
Michael D. McGee v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms order revoking home detention and order McGee serve his entire sentence in the Department of Correction.
Ryan Sheckles v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms convictions of and sentence for two counts of murder.
Damien Townsend v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B felony burglary.
Cornelio Martinez v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class D felony operating a vehicle while intoxicated and determination that Martinez is a habitual controlled substance offender.
John R. Vicars v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class B felony dealing in methamphetamine.
The Indiana Supreme Court denied transfer to 15 cases for the week ending May 25.