Indiana Court of Appeals
Michael W. Peters, M.D. and Deaconess Hospital, Inc. v. Cynthia S. Kendall and Michael J. Kendall
Civil plenary. Affirms denial of the medical group’s motion for partial summary judgment in the medical malpractice lawsuit brought by the Kendalls. The proof of claim filed by the Kendalls in the liquidation proceedings of Dr. Peters’ insurer does not constitute a binding contract.
Duane Jadrich v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Reverses convictions of Class A misdemeanors possession of marijuana and paraphernalia possession. The sheriff’s deputy’s search of Jadrich’s home after trying to serve a protective order violated the Fourth Amendment.
Town of Newburgh v. Town of Chandler
Civil tort. Affirms denial of summary judgment for Chandler and reverses denial of summary judgment of Newburgh on the issue of whether Newburgh’s ordinance can prevent Chandler from providing new sewer services to customers within a specific area. Remands with instructions to enter summary judgment for Newburgh. The statutes as they exist authorized Newburgh’s ordinance.
Djomon N. Tito v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B misdemeanor battery.
In the Matter of the Termination of the Parent-Child Rel. of: J.S. (Minor Child), and K.G. (Father) v. The Indiana Department of Child Services (NFP)
Juvenile. Affirms termination of parental rights.
In the Matter of the Civil Commitment of: N.F. v. Wishard Health Services, Midtown Community Mental Health Center (NFP)
Mental health. Affirms involuntary commitment.
Shamberley Jones v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms decision to impose restitution but remands for recalculation of those damages.
Ethan Sizemore v State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms sentence following guilty plea to Class C felony burglary.
Stardust Development, LLC v. Randy Cassady (NFP)
Civil plenary. Reverses order that certain real estate jointly owned by Stardust Development and Cassady be sold at sheriff’s sale by public auction with no reserve.
The Indiana Supreme Court and Tax Court posted no opinions by IL deadline. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals posted no Indiana opinions by IL deadline.