When the opportunity arose for Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law master of laws students to partner with Indiana’s sole global trade organization, the immediate response from both parties was, “When can we start?”
Of all of the things that can go wrong during a construction project, a contractual dispute is the most likely problem. A recent report found that such disputes take, on average, 18 months to resolve — an increase over 2016.
A case before the Indiana Court of Appeals is at least the third pending suit involving Rainbow Realty and its rent-to-buy program. The Indiana Attorney General filed a complaint in Marion Superior Court in January 2013, and the Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana filed a class action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana in May 2017.
It was a decision that surprised few, but disappointed many. The United States Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, 585 U.S. ___ (2018), delivered a victory to right-to-work advocates but a blow to labor unions, holding that public sector, non-union employees cannot be forced to pay union dues.
Through SmartArb, professor Emmert hopes to provide a cheaper, more efficient method of dispute resolution for international businesses through arbitration rather than litigation. SmartArb responds to a need identified by the developing World Trade Center-Indianapolis.
Nexlink, a “solutions provider” for AT&T, has lost its bid for summary judgment and must face a former employee’s claims that she was terminated in fired for filing a sexual harassment complaint against a former supervisor when she previously worked at AT&T.
The Clark County assessor has lost her appeal of a determination that lowered the assessed value of a Jeffersonville Meijer store when the Indiana Tax Court found she failed to prove the decision was contrary to law, unsupported by substantial evidence, or was an abuse of discretion.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a woman’s conviction for stealing used tires from an Avon auto dealership when it found the tires were of value because they presented a liability to the dealership if used without authorization.
Two large shareholders in the company behind local restaurant chain Scotty’s Brewhouse have filed a lawsuit against its founder, Scott M. Wise, alleging that he made false statements and failed to properly register their shares, causing the investors to lose more than $1 million.
The owner of the downtown Indianapolis JW Marriott Hotel prematurely appealed its 2010 real property assessment with the Indiana Tax Court because a lower reviewing authority had not yet been given its full statutory time to review the matter, the Indiana Tax Court ruled Friday.