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
A federal jury in Illinois ordered $17.7 million in damages — an amount tripled to more than $53 million under federal law — to several food manufacturing companies who had sued major egg producers over a conspiracy to limit the egg supply in the U.S.
Indiana Supreme Court precedent holding that damages associated with traffic flow variations are not compensable is controlling in a case where the state seized a parcel of land in Johnson County for the I-69 project, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled.
U.S. egg producers, including Rust’s Rose Acre Farms, conspired to fix prices from 2004 to 2008, federal jury rules
An Illinois jury ruled last week that several major egg producers conspired to limit the U.S.’s supply of eggs in order to raise prices. The suppliers include the family company of an Indiana egg farmer running for the U.S. Senate in the state.
A motorist whose vehicle was rear-ended proved negligence on the other driver’s part but was also partially at fault, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed Tuesday, also upholding the jury instructions.
Founders of Angola trucking company sued in Steuben Superior Court over allegations of fraud, financial improprieties
The founding shareholders of a northern Indiana transportation company are now defendants in a complaint for damages filed by Tradition Transportation Group Inc. in Steuben Superior Court.
A jury’s damages award of more than $3 million against a financial firm involved in a lengthy legal battle with the city of Marion was not excessive, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed Tuesday.
A federal jury has awarded $100,000 to a Kentucky couple who sued former county clerk Kim Davis over her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
An insurance company is not contractually required to cover losses related to a class-action lawsuit filed in Taiwan, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed Tuesday.
A federal judge has granted most of a property owners association’s motions for judgment and dismissed with prejudice multiple damage-related claims in a civil lawsuit stemming from a 2015 sewage leak caused by a faulty lift station.
An Illinois jury has awarded a Valparaiso couple $43.8 million for injuries suffered in a 2016 semi crash.
A University of Notre Dame sociology professor is suing a student publication for defamation based on articles profiling her pro-abortion views, which are contrary to the Catholic university’s teachings.
A trial court ruled correctly that three Jasper County farms could recover damages from a seed company under promissory estoppel, but the court improperly calculated those damages, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled Wednesday.
A landlord-tenant dispute between college friends was resolved in favor of the landlord at the Court of Appeals of Indiana, though a dissenting judge would hold that it was the landlord, not the tenant, who breached the lease.
A trial court did not abuse its discretion in admitting photographic evidence and expert testimony in a case involving a woman who slipped on ice in a Menards parking lot. But the Court of Appeals reversed a multimillion-dollar verdict.
A jury found Donald Trump liable Tuesday for sexually abusing advice columnist E. Jean Carroll in 1996, awarding her $5 million in a judgment that could haunt the former president as he campaigns to regain the White House.
Court orders new trial in pregnancy discrimination suit against Franciscan Alliance based on ‘monstrously excessive’ damages award
A federal jury’s award of $5.5 million to a former Franciscan Health employee who sued the health system for pregnancy discrimination suggests the verdict was based on “passion and prejudice,” a judge has ruled in granting Franciscan’s motion for a new trial.
An “insignificant difference” between the damages a small claims court awarded and the damages the Court of Appeals of Indiana calculated led the appellate court to affirm the damages award in a breach of contract case Thursday.
A landlord was not entitled to damages and was ordered to return a security deposit after the Court of Appeals of Indiana found error at the trial court.
A jury in the Indiana Northern District Court has awarded a Crown Point woman $5.5 million in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against the health system Franciscan Alliance.