A Crown Point attorney who was fired by her client in a long-running juvenile paternity case had no right to then intervene in the case to seek an award of attorney fees from the opposing party, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday, reversing the trial court.
A recruiting and staffing firm did not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals on Friday that it should not have to pay attorneys fees requested by a former contractor in a breach of contract dispute.
Homeowners who secured a victory over a neighboring fairground property in a motorized racing dispute will get damages and appellate attorney fees for frivolous litigation, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
The state of Indiana is on the hook for more than $182,000 in attorney fees and costs related to a long-fought legal battle over a controversial abortion law that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A high-stakes lawsuit goes to trial Monday that could represent the last, best hope for victims of Indianapolis businessman Tim Durham’s Ponzi scheme to recoup a sizable recovery on their more than $200 million in losses.
A Noblesville attorney has been suspended from the practice of law with two years of probation monitored by the Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program after failing to inform and refund several clients, among other things.
Few people have fought any city hall all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and won, but Fane Lozman did it twice. Now the Florida city he’s battled since 2006 is going to pay him thousands of dollars in legal fees.
Parties disputing an award of attorney fees in a dispute over a billboard installation near the Ohio River will have the chance to state their case before members of the Indiana Supreme Court this week.
Monetary sanctions potentially exceeding $100,000 and default judgment have been entered against state defendants and their attorney in a prisoner case that the presiding federal judge said “shattered” her trust in the defendants’ litigation practices.
A lawyer and his clients who collectively were ordered to pay more than $156,000 in damages and attorney fees after defaulting in a Hamilton County business breach of contract and defamation suit won no relief Tuesday from the Indiana Court of Appeals.
Monetary sanctions and default judgment have been entered against state defendants and their attorney in a prisoner case that the presiding federal judge said “shattered” her trust in the defendants’ litigation practices. The judge also imposed new requirements on lawyers in the Indiana Attorney General’s office who defend the Department of Correction in prisoner civil-rights cases.
More than $250,000 in attorney fees and costs have been awarded to numerous nonparties and an Indiana healthcare giant against Lutheran Health Network in Fort Wayne after the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed the nonparties were entitled to seek the fees to recoup costs associated with tracking down a harassing blogger.
The Indiana Supreme Court has granted transfer to a case involving an economic development group’s suit against a southern Indiana town over its plans to allow billboards near an Ohio River bridge.
An unsafe building in a northern Indiana lake town will be demolished after the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a demolition order for the vacant structure.
The Indiana Tax Court has granted summary judgment to a real estate company after finding it was entitled to a refund of money levied out of its bank account by the Indiana State Department of Revenue.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed in part a judgment issued to a former medical device company employee, granting him an additional award for unpaid wages and remanding for the calculation of additional attorney fees it concluded he is entitled to.
The Southern District Court has reduced an award of attorney fees to a plaintiff class in a fight against a car parts manufacturer after a retroactive wage-reduction law went into effect earlier this year.
A federal jury in Indianapolis ruled against an attorney photographer Tuesday who has sued hundreds of people for using his online photo of the city’s sunny skyline. The verdict raised dark clouds over the presumption that the lawyer owns a legitimate, enforceable copyright of the photo.
A Pittsboro law enforcement officer who won a $15,000 damages award on a claim that police officials were illegally recording his conversations has also been awarded more than $70,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs.