Indiana Court of Appeals
In the Matter of the Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship of: J.W. (Minor Child), R.W. (Father) v. The Ind. Dept. of Child Services (mem. dec.)
Juvenile. Affirms termination of parental rights.
The following opinions were issued after IL deadline Friday
Jake Gruber, Jill Sherman, & Jake Gruber b/n/f Jill Sherman v. YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, Ruth Lilly YMCA Outdoor Center, & Flat Rock River YMCA Resident Camp
Civil tort. Affirms trial court grant of summary judgment in favor of YMCA defendants in a suit brought by the parents of a child bitten by a pig at a camp. The panel declined to change the standard to strict liability for owners of animals from the general rule that owners of domestic animals are liable only if the owner knows or has reason to know that the animal has dangerous propensities.
In the Matter of the Civil Commitment of R.J. v. Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center (mem. dec.)
Mental health. Affirms involuntary civil commitment.
Tommy Rans v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B felony burglary.
Greggory Cataldo v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms conviction of Class B felony attempted robbery.