A former Indiana union leader was sentenced Wednesday to 42 months in prison for his role in an assault on a group of nonunion ironworkers at a church.
New law for a new century: NEPA ‘modernization’ could limit public input on environmental impacts, lawyers say
For the last 50 years, Americans have had a say in how these projects impacted their neighborhoods through the National Environmental Policy Act. But environmental groups and lawyers have concerns that could change under a new Trump Administration rule set to take effect this week.
On June 22, the Trump administration’s new Navigable Waters Protection Rule went into effect and was immediately subject to multiple legal challenges throughout the country. The Navigable Waters Protection Rule is likely to have far-reaching impacts on the development and use of land across the United States.
A general contractor does not owe a duty of care to a construction worker injured on the job, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled in a Monday interlocutory appeal, reversing a grant of summary judgment to the worker as to that issue.
A subdivision developer could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals to lift an injunction preventing it from using an access road it built through another neighborhood for construction purposes.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the United States in March 2020, many developers and borrowers with real estate construction or rehabilitation projects underway are faced with the critical question of whether they can adhere to the construction, conversion and other deadlines set forth in the project’s loan documents. Here are some key items to review if COVID-19 may cause the project to miss a critical deadline.
Judgment has been reversed for an Indiana concrete leveling company after the Indiana Court of Appeals found an Ohio judgment of more than $155,000 entered against the company is void due to lack of personal jurisdiction.
Recent data suggests owners, architects, contractors and others involved in the construction process are gravitating toward alternative dispute resolution. Mediation, in particular, is emerging as a preferred – and in many cases, required – option.
Two union members involved in a fight outside of a church in Lake County have pleaded guilty to Hobbs Act extortion conspiracy after attempting to obtain union contracts from two employers that refused to only hire local union workers.
Just three weeks into the legislative session, Indiana lawmakers have spent a spending bill to Gov. Eric Holcomb for his signature.
A Hoosier foundation services company that secured a ruling against new homeowners in a warranty dispute stemming from issues with leaking basement wall prevailed Friday in the Hamilton County homeowners’ appeal.
The denial of a petition brought by several angry landowners against a multi-county drainage board has been affirmed by the Indiana Court of Appeals after it concluded that concerns about using 75% of a maintenance fund for a local reconstruction project were unwarranted.
A water-damage negligence suit that lacked docketed activity for about two years was rightly dismissed for failure to prosecute, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
A special prosecutor will investigate allegations that a developer moved forward with a construction project at Indiana Dunes State Park without a permit.