Tuesday marked another major groundbreaking in Indiana — this time for an overhaul of the state’s law enforcement training academy.
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After years of discussion, Morgan County has broken ground on its new $45 million judicial building.
Three construction workers were injured Tuesday when part of an upper floor collapsed inside Savannah’s 124-year-old federal courthouse, which has been undergoing extensive renovations for more than a year.
The common law duty of good faith that applies to insurance does not extend to the relationship between a surety company and bond obligee, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
A subcontractor that sued a developer for breach of contract regarding payment after it completed the first phase of a construction project in Fort Wayne will not get relief from the Court of Appeals of Indiana.
Homeowner must pay damages to contractor, but contractor not entitled to prejudgment interest, COA rules
A contractor who sued a client after they refused to pay him despite not having a physical contract will get money damages after the Court of Appeals of Indiana denied the client relief. However, the contractor will not receive any prejudgment interest.
Continued attempts to halt the construction of a parking lot and retail center in a historic Indianapolis district by a collection of nearby homeowners has been bulldozed after the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled the residents lacked standing when they failed to allege injury as a result of the project.
The owners of a construction project will not be forced to take their complaint against their project’s general contractor to arbitration, but the contractor will need to arbitrate its counterclaims if the claims aren’t resolved, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
A truck driver whose semitrailer crashed into a car in an eastern Indiana road construction zone, killing four siblings, has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.
A Dallas-based natural gas pipeline company has filed an eminent domain lawsuit against several property owners in Boone and Marion counties.
A homeowners association made up of condominium owners in a South Bend condo complex can move forward with its claims of faulty construction work against two of the four defendants named in its original lawsuit after a reversal by the Indiana Supreme Court.
By Justin Leverton Indianapolis is uniquely positioned as one of the top industrial markets in America. With its easy access to air, train and truck transport, it is one of the few industrial markets that was not seriously impacted by the Great Recession. Nowadays, the Indianapolis industrial market is booming, with few vacancies. A burgeoning […]
While the COVID-19 pandemic has altered our day-to-day lives and experiences, the construction and real estate development industries have had to address how to effectively handle a particularly difficult issue that has arisen: unprecedented price fluctuations with a wide variety of building materials, perhaps most notably with lumber, where prices rose by as much as 400% this spring.
A significant decision came out of the 7th Circuit this September in the world of environmental practitioners and professionals, but many real estate tenants, developers, owners, investors and attorneys who do not specialize in environmental law may not appreciate the impact of this decision on due diligence, timing and costs for preserving a property owner’s defense against Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) liability
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court ruling by finding against a Hendricks County excavating business that tried to benefit from family ties to escape liability after excavators abandoned and left incomplete the installation of a safe room in a homeowner’s residence.
An endorsement to an insurance policy providing coverage for vehicles not specifically listed in the policy applied to a wrongful death dispute involving a trucker, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
Lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a disputed bill seeking to remove protections from Indiana’s already diminished wetlands amid mounting criticism that the legislation could cause damage to the state’s waterways, wildlife and vegetation.
Homeowners challenging a Lake County public construction project must challenge the project’s impact on their property through a new inverse condemnation action, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled, reversing a ruling allowing the homeowners to reopen a previously dismissed lawsuit.
Dozens of amendments to bills affecting Indiana environmental policy have sparked debate among lawmakers as the Legislature enters its final stretch of the session. The proposed changes arrive as members of the General Assembly decide whether the state should adopt greener initiatives or scale back current policy protecting water, energy and other resources.
Workers on construction sites across Indiana can be found nailing plywall from atop scaffolds, scaling roofs or painting newly built homes. But what isn’t evident is whether those workers are part of a shady trend construction industry experts say is a serious concern — payroll tax fraud.