House renters who argued their landlord who sued them should be held responsible for all attorney fees have secured a reversal from the Court of Appeals of Indiana and will walk away with nearly $4,000 more in fees.
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Defendants in a multidistrict patent case that involved more than 200 attorneys and staff across 15 law firms, including an Indianapolis law firm, have been awarded a combined $15 million in attorney fees and expenses.
Former employers lose again in breach-of-confidentiality appeal, but attorney fees partially overturned
A breach-of-confidentiality dispute between concrete-industry employees and their former employer returned to the Court of Appeals of Indiana for a second time but largely yielded the same result on Tuesday. However, one of the companies did score a partial win as the COA overturned an award of attorney fees.
A northern Indiana man who lost his Wage Claims Act complaint against his former employer did not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that the trial court erred in its ruling and will now also have to pay appellate attorney fees to the business.
An Indianapolis woman whose property fell into foreclosure after her house burned was unable to convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that her mortgage allowed for part of the insurance payment to cover her attorney fees.
COA upholds disclosure of voting integrity docs, also orders secretary of state to pay appellate attorney fees
A nonprofit that secured judgment against the Indiana secretary of state after documents related to election security were withheld has also been awarded appellate attorney fees.
A district court in Wisconsin has rejected a bid by Wisconsin officials to recoup attorney fees from the Indianapolis law firm of Kroger Gardis & Regas for what the court called a “meritless case” of contesting how the November 2020 general election was conducted.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana rejected multiple arguments in a mother’s appeal for the custody of her child Tuesday, affirming the Hancock Superior Court’s ruling that it’s in the best interest of the child to live with his paternal grandmother and that the mother must pay child support despite the child receiving survivor benefits.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed the denial of a guardianship petition for an elderly Vincennes man who revoked a former friend’s position as his power of attorney. However, the appellate court reversed an award of more than $70,000 in attorney fees he requested.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed sanctions imposed on a Morgan County man after he violated discovery rules and failed to submit complete and adequate responses until almost two years after discovery was requested.
An Indianapolis personal injury lawyer is suing her former firm, alleging she is owed money under a fee-sharing contract that is being withheld.
A collection agency didn’t violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act when it attempted to collect attorney fees and “fees-on-fees” from an Indianapolis woman who defaulted on a small debt to an Indiana hospital system, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed the denial of a man’s request for $8,000 in attorney fees in a small claims case after roughly $350 was deducted from his paychecks for damaging a client’s property.
Indy lawyers argue they should not be penalized for representing Trump in Wisconsin election challenge
In its fight to fend off $145,000 in sanctions for filing a lawsuit challenging the November 2020 election results in Wisconsin, the Indianapolis law firm of Kroger Gardis & Regas is arguing that Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ motion to recover attorney fees and costs is “deeply flawed” and an attempt to score “political points by making unsupported claims.”
A Jasper homebuilder awarded more than $518,000 in attorney fees in a dispute with an “intellectual property troll” over the use of certain floor plans gets to keep that money, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed in a Wednesday decision.
An order awarding $15,000 in attorney fees to a mother after her ex-husband sought to modify custody and child support will stand, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled. It found the fees weren’t barred by res judicata or the law of the case doctrine.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has changed its local rule regarding attorney admission fees, though the changed language does not immediately change the amount attorneys must pay to be admitted to the Chicago-based court.
With a simple “no,” the Hendricks Superior Court uprooted a pair of counterclaims that sprouted from nearly six years of litigation between long-time neighbors over a concentrated animal feeding operation that called into question the constitutionality of Indiana’s Right to Farm Act and asked the U.S. Supreme Court for a review.
Despite a buyer’s ruffled feathers, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld judgment for an egg supplier in a contractual dispute. Further, the appellate panel remanded for the calculation of interest and fees resulting from the cracked relationship.