A judge has ruled in favor of a utility in a lawsuit filed over a 2017 natural gas explosion in southwestern Indiana that killed two women and injured three other people. A Vanderburgh County judge granted CenterPoint’s motion for summary judgment on Tuesday in the civil lawsuit.
Jan Reed, 69, admitted to illegally mailing hundreds of absentee voter applications before the 2020 Indiana primary election.
The city and organizers want the championship to be memorable for participating students, despite the disappointment of having to conduct the event virtually.
The distinction between active and constructive fraud has long been established in Indiana law. But should that distinction be abolished, or an exception carved out? That question is before the Indiana Supreme Court in a closely watched medical malpractice lawsuit.
With the merger of Indiana’s Wooden McLaughlin and Dinsmore Shohl leading the more than two dozen law firm combinations that were announced in the first quarter of 2021, the new year is expected to bring a return of robust consolidation activity in the legal market.
A woman convicted of murdering a man who had been harassing her at an Evansville house party failed to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that she was acting in self-defense or that the trial court erred in making evidentiary decisions.
The Indiana Bar Foundation, with the support of several major law firms, has launched a diversity initiative designed to remove financial barriers that can prevent high school students from participating in mock trial programs.
An Evansville man convicted of fatally stabbing his estranged wife and her ex-husband has been sentenced to 110 years in prison.
Casino giant Caesars Entertainment Inc. is putting its losses because of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 at more than $2 billion, and is suing a long list of insurance carriers it accuses of balking at paying its business interruption costs at its casinos in Indiana and across the nation.
The Judicial Conference of the United States is asking Congress to create 79 new judgeships in federal courts across the country, including adding two new permanent judges in the Southern Indiana District Court.
While in the post-pandemic world employees may still be able to spend at least a few days each month working in their pajamas, they will likely encounter more requirements, mandates and restrictions when doing so.
An Evansville nurse and her husband who were accused of participating in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot were arrested Tuesday, the FBI said.
A longtime private practitioner in a small Evansville law firm was appointed as judge of the Vanderburgh Superior Court on Thursday. Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the appointment of the new jurist who will succeed Judge Richard G. D’Amour upon his retirement in April.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana is closing all federal courthouses Feb. 16 because of the winter storm dumping heavy snow throughout much of Indiana. Likewise, many state courts also closed, including Marion Superior and Circuit Courts.
A proposal to ban Indianapolis and more than 100 other Indiana cities from ever changing their names has been approved by the state Senate. The proposal also would prohibit the renaming of many other Hoosier cities.
The global pandemic halted the skyrocketing law firm mergers of recent years. However, the forces driving these combinations in the past have continued despite the coronavirus outbreak and will likely ignite more deals if people are able to return to some sort of a pre-pandemic lifestyle.
In a move not typically seen, the Indiana Court of Appeals extended a Hoosier woman’s temporary involuntary commitment solely based on an eating disorder that doctors said was causing her severe malnutrition.
A man sentenced to more than 150 years in prison for murder and robbery convictions could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that a contested dying declaration undermined his convictions and required reversal.
International adoptions were already on the decline, lawyers say, and there’s concern that COVID could further reduce them. However, there are ways to unite families even as a pandemic keeps borders closed.