In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

July 29-August 11, 2015

In a rural county ravaged by prescription pain pill addiction, the local sheriff has a vision for rehabilitation. A little-noticed bill signed into law May 5 provides new protections in the workplace for victims trying to untangle themselves from domestic violence situations. Judge John Tinder is retiring, but he expects to seek opportunities to assist parties with litigation consulting, compliance and arbitration.

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Child identity theft poses unique problems

Identity theft is not a new problem, but studies show that it is intensifying, and that means more theft of children’s personal information. According to a survey by the Identity Theft Assistance Center, one in 40 households with a child under the age of 18 has experienced child identity theft.

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Committee plans medical malpractice checkup

Whether Indiana should allow Hoosiers to recover more than $1.25 million in medical malpractice lawsuits is one of the key questions lawmakers will be exploring next month. Some lawyers who represent plaintiffs and defendants in such cases say it’s probably time the cap on damages was raised.

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Implicit Bias: We All Have It

Implicit biases are the fabric of who we are. They are the product of our upbringing, education, experiences, neighborhoods, television, social media and what we have consciously learned or unconsciously learned from our families and friends.

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DTCI: Kudos

The Employment Law trial team at Lewis Wagner, led by partner Stephanie Cassman, secured a defense verdict last week in a federal race discrimination jury trial.

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