The Indiana Supreme Court will decide whether state or federal law controls how long trains may block road crossings. The Court of Appeals reversed the trial court, ruling that federal law does not preempt state laws that forbid trains from blocking crossings for more than 10 minutes.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld judgment in favor of U.S. Bank in a complaint under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act after finding the plaintiff failed to show how the bank’s allegedly inadequate response to a letter inquiring about insurance funds contributed to her legal injuries.
A Jackson County foreclosure case was reinstated Friday after the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed the trial court, determining the mortgagee established a security interest in the property in question.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld a special judge’s ruling that prohibited the town of Brownsburg from annexing nearly 4,500 acres of land in Hendricks County, halting proposed plans to use the land for infrastructure, residential and school development.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act at its annual conference Wednesday in Indianapolis. The event also coincides with the date of the slaying of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 50 years ago.
An Adams County couple will be released from the mortgage on their farmland after the Indiana Court of Appeals determined the bank altered the terms of the promissory note secured by the mortgage, entitling the couple to release.
A St. Joseph County man who defaulted on his mortgage payments is not entitled to a loan modification, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled after finding the man’s loan provider met its burden of proving it sufficiently considered his eligibility.
A Crawford County landowner is entitled to an easement by necessity across adjacent land owned by a property company because the sale of the land in question severed the unity of ownership and left the individual landowner without access to a public road, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.<
The Indianapolis City-County Council on Monday unanimously approved an ordinance to hold accountable hotels and motels that are magnets of crime, creating a nuisance for local police and fire departments.