The Court of Appeals of Indiana is set to hear oral arguments next week in a two-part challenge to Indiana’s near-total abortion ban under the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
In-house legal departments expecting labor and employment disputes to drive surge in class actions
Separate analytical reports from the law firms of Carlton Fields and Seyfarth Shaw both found work-related issues are continuing to convince employees to take their bosses to court. As a result, class action defense spending is anticipated to keep accelerating after crossing the $3 billion threshold for the first time in 2021.Read More
Indiana House approves COVID-19 liability protection bill
The Indiana House has approved legislation that would protect businesses from COVID-19-related lawsuits. The measure slightly differs from a liability protection measure passed last week by the state Senate.Read More
Motorists crossing Louisville bridges claim they were fraudulently billed
In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, a group of drivers allege the vendors hired to operate the RiverLink toll system for the three bridges between Louisville, Kentucky, and southern Indiana fraudulently tacked on administrative fees and penalties.Read More
The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this month in a case involving a patient who had surgery and was later informed that one of the hospital’s technicians didn’t complete the sterilization process for surgical instruments.
Federal and local defendants in a case involving noncitizen U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at the Clay County Jail are again asking a federal court to dismiss claims.
A federal judge has preliminarily approved a settlement between Church Church Hittle + Antrim and a plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit involving the firm’s debt collection communication.
The owner of the former plastics recycling company in Richmond where a massive industrial fire took place in April is seeking dismissal of a class-action lawsuit against him and the company.
A lawsuit that seeks to strike down the state’s near-total abortion ban on the basis of Indiana’s controversial religious freedom law was certified Tuesday as a class action by a Marion Superior Court judge.
A lawsuit challenging a law banning gender-affirming care for minors is seeking class certification, but a judge has ordered plaintiffs to show cause why briefing on that issue should not be stayed until the court rules on their preliminary injunction motion.
A class action lawsuit has been filed against the owner of the industrial building in Richmond that caught fire earlier this month, forcing residents within a half-mile radius to evacuate.
Indiana Supreme Court justices heard arguments Tuesday in a case involving a student who filed a class-action lawsuit against Ball State University for COVID-related closures.
The Indiana Supreme Court will visit the University of Indianapolis on April 11 to hold oral arguments in a case involving a student who filed a class action lawsuit against Ball State University for COVID-related closures.
A class action lawsuit is being filed against the parent company of Silicon Valley Bank, its CEO and its chief financial officer, saying the company didn’t disclose the risks that future interest rate increases would have on its business.
A woman who had her class-action complaint against IU Credit Union sent to arbitration has secured a reversal in an interlocutory appeal by the Court of Appeals of Indiana.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a reduction in attorney fees of more than 50% for an Indiana attorney who had been previously admonished by the appellate court for trying to up his compensation.
A student’s class-action lawsuit filed against Ball State University for COVID-related closures can proceed, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
The plaintiffs in the Ohio River toll bridges billing dispute are asking a federal court to approve a $2.5 million settlement they have reached with Gila, LLC, a subcontractor hired to help with the invoicing and collections operation.
A class certification under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act was properly denied against a motel franchisee who sued a fitness equipment vendor, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
Two car dealer groups could not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana to order the dismissal of class action lawsuits brought against them by angry customers.
Finding the group to be too inclusive, a federal judge has denied a motion for class certification filed by drivers who claim they were wrongly charged late fees and fines when they crossed the Ohio River toll bridges.
The justices did not comment in rejecting the company’s appeal. The company argued that it was not treated fairly in facing one trial involving 22 cancer sufferers who came from 12 states and different backgrounds.
The United States Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed ready to give college athletes a win in a dispute with Indianapolis-based NCAA over rules limiting their education-related compensation.