Opinions Sept. 20, 2016

September 20, 2016

Indiana Court of Appeals
Christina Schermerhorn v. State of Indiana
Criminal. Affirms Christina Schermerhorn’s convictions of criminal recklessness, a Class A misdemeanor, and domestic battery, a Class A misdemeanor.

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Sean Woodgett
Civil tort. Reverses trial court’s order on verdict and judgment in favor of Sean Woodgett. Remands for further proceedings.

In the Term. of the Parent-Child Relationship of: T.G. and A.G. (Minor Children) and J.B. (Mother) v. The Indiana Department of Child Services (mem. dec.)
Juvenile termination of parental rights. Affirms trial court’s order terminating J.B.’s parental rights to her two minor children, A.G. and T.G.

Cesar A. Castaneda v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms Cesar A. Castaneda Sr.’s conviction for battery resulting in death, a Class A felony, and neglect of a dependent, a Class D felony.

Rita Horn and Charles Horn v. Cesar Antonio Jara, M.D. and Northwest Indiana Cardiovascular Physicians, P.C. (mem. dec.)
Civil tort. Affirms trial court’s order excluding certain expert testimony and evidence in Rita and Charles Horn’s medical malpractice action against Cesar Antonio Jara, M.D. and Northwest Indiana Cardiovascular Physicians P.C.

Z.C. v. J.K. (mem. dec.)
Juvenile paternity. Affirms trial court’s order modifying the custody of Zackery G. Cannon’s minor child, Z.C., in favor of Jessica M. Kluemper.

Jesse E. Kaufman v. State of Indiana (mem. dec.)
Criminal. Affirms trial court’s order revoking Jesse E. Kaufman’s probation and imposing his previously suspended sentence.