Indiana Court of Appeals
The City of Fort Wayne v. Northern Indiana Public Service Company and NiSource, Inc.
Civil tort. Affirms summary judgment for NIPSCO and NiSource on the city’s lawsuit after NIPSCO’s contractor damaged an underground drain, causing flooding. The city’s failure to discharge its statutory duties to provide accurate locations of its underground facilities to NIPSCO is dispositive of all claims on appeal.
Tracy Rambo v. Jeffrey Justice, M.D. (NFP)
Civil tort. Reverses summary judgment in favor of Justice on Rambo’s medical malpractice claim. Remands for further proceedings.
Beverly Czech v. James Czech (NFP)
Domestic relation. Reverses exclusion of real property inherited by James Czech through intestate succession in the dissolution of the Czechs’ marriage. Remands for further proceedings.
Calvin Murphy v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class A misdemeanor battery.
Gregory Poling v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class D felony theft.
Demetrius Jackson v. State of Indiana (NFP)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B felony robbery.
The Indiana Supreme Court and Tax Court posted no opinions by IL deadline. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals posted no Indiana decisions by IL deadline.