The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to review a “he said, she said” child molestation case that presented an issue of first impression and a dispute between a town government and two residents whose property was flooded.
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
Veteran, young lawyers win $20M jury verdict in unique case tried amid pandemic
Facing unusual circumstances including a case tried during the pandemic, a team of plaintiff lawyers from Yosha Cook & Tisch secured a multi-million-dollar victory for their personal-injury clients. The total verdict reached $20 million, adjusted by a fault reduction for a net win of $12.2 million.Read More
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.
Jury awards millions in PPE dispute: Illumination International says collecting money will be a ‘challenge’
An Indiana company that ordered more than 700,000 boxes of medical gloves won a multimillion-dollar verdict against the supplier that failed to deliver, but the supplier’s general counsel claimed, “Everyone was a victim here.”
Indianapolis tech entrepreneur Bill Oesterle has been awarded $7.2 million by an Iowa court that found he had been defrauded by an auto repair shop he hired to restore several classic cars.
COA: ‘Veteran attorney’ guarantor still on hook for loan despite multiple modifications to agreement
A “veteran attorney” who signed as the guarantor of a $600,000 loan is obligated to cover the debt after the borrower defaulted and the Court of Appeals of Indiana found modifications to the loan agreement did not alter his financial responsibility.
A man who bought a vehicle then sued the seller for damages because the brakes gave out while driving home from the sale will not receive any relief from the nearly $1,500 judgment against him.
A federal jury has awarded a Gary man $25.5 million in his lawsuit alleging that a now-retired police officer violated his civil rights and deprived him of a fair trial in a case involving a 1980 rape and robbery.
An arbitration panel has ordered Indianapolis-based firm Sanctuary Wealth and its predecessor firm, David A. Noyes & Co., to pay $2.06 million in compensatory damages to former Noyes CEO Mark Damer to resolve a yearslong dispute over Damer’s termination.
A contractor awarded $5.2 million in damages in a personal injury settlement lost most of it after the Court of Appeals of Indiana found the use of “you” and “your” in the insurance policy did not entitle the contractor to indemnification.
The parents of a northern Indiana teenager who died along with her boyfriend when a vehicle being chased by police crashed into their car in 2020 is suing the city of Mishawaka.
A woman whose medical diagnosis was mailed to the wrong person and then shared on social media may proceed with part of her suit against Community Health Network, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled, finding genuine issues of material fact remain.
A FedEx driver bit by a dog despite the owners’ assurance that he was safe to deliver a package has secured a reversal from the Court of Appeals of Indiana. The appellate panel found questions remained about whether the owners knew their dog’s breed had dangerous propensities when the deliveryman was invited onto their property.
A Boone County Council member who is facing a sexual harassment complaint filed suit Tuesday against a county commissioner and issued a counterclaim against his accuser.
Two former Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated a scheme to send children to for-profit jails in exchange for kickbacks were ordered to pay more than $200 million to hundreds of people they victimized in one of the worst judicial scandals in U.S. history.
An Illinois jury has ordered Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. to pay $61 million in damages in a lawsuit filed eight years ago by a whistleblower who said the company made false claims about rebates to the federal Medicaid program.
Boone County’s director of human resources has filed a federal lawsuit that claims a Boone County councilor sexually harassed her and the county failed to protect her from further harassment and retaliation.
An Indianapolis family is suing the city of Indianapolis and six of its police officers, claiming the officers used “unreasonable, excessive, and deadly” force against their son as he was handcuffed, lying on the ground and repeatedly telling them, “I can’t breathe.”
Former powerhouse Merrill Lynch broker Thomas Buck, who was released from prison in January after serving time for securities fraud, has been ordered to pay $7.5 million in damages to a former client who says Buck mismanaged her investments.
Two Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers will pay a combined $1.2 million to the estate of a man who was shot and killed in his home after a jury determined unreasonable force was used by the officers.