A magistrate judge has been selected to fill a Johnson County judicial vacancy.
Web Exclusive: Johnson County Prosecutor still on job despite felony guilty pleas
Johnson County Prosecutor Bradley Cooper pleaded guilty nearly two months ago to three felony charges and a misdemeanor domestic battery count. But Cooper is still in his elected office after he allegedly battered and confined his fiancée, to the dismay of some in the county south of Indianapolis.Read More
IN justices decline to expand med-mal act to indemnity claims filed by one care provider against another
The Indiana Medical Malpractice Act does not apply to claims for indemnification filed by one medical provider against another, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled. The court’s decision means a breach-of-contract claim filed against a radiology services provider can proceed, because the MMA’s statute of limitations did not preclude the claim.
A woman who said she lost consciousness while driving before causing a serious accident demonstrated that her medical emergency was unforeseeable, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed, upholding a summary judgment ruling in favor of the woman on a negligence claim.
A man who found himself in a dispute with his former business partner’s estate failed to convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana to overturn rulings favorable to the estate but not to him.
A parenting time modification that was granted to accommodate a teen’s summer basketball schedule was not an abuse of discretion by the Johnson Circuit Court, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
Applications are now being accepted to fill the vacancy on the Johnson County Superior Court 3 bench that was created when Judge Lance Hamner recently resigned to run for prosecutor.
The Indiana Supreme Court has appointed a judge pro tempore for Johnson Superior Court 3 as the current judge steps down from the bench to run for prosecutor. Meanwhile, a judge pro tem just appointed in the Marion Superior Court has been relieved of her duties following an official judicial appointment.
Justices deny transfer to child custody case, but David dissents based on decisions that ‘circumvent’ appellate rule
The Indiana Supreme Court has denied transfer to a child custody case reversed by the Court of Appeals of Indiana, but one justice dissented with multiple concerns, including the “increasing number of appellate opinions that explicitly circumvent Appellate Rule 65(E).”
A Greenwood man will not obtain an accounting of his mother’s finances, as the Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed it is in the best interest of the woman that those details stay between her and the daughter she named as her guardian.
A woman who claimed she was fired for criticizing her superior’s choice to overturn a decision she made regarding a customer’s utility services did not convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that she was retaliated against.
A judge has rescinded the appointment of a public defender for a Black activist who alleges he was assaulted by a group of white men who threatened to lynch him.
More than 6,600 Afghan refugees who began arriving at the Indiana National Guard’s Camp Atterbury training post nearly six weeks ago are awaiting resettlement.
A man who represented himself at his probation revocation hearing for driving without a license hit a roadblock when he tried to go directly to the Indiana Court of Appeals and argue he did not knowingly, intelligently and voluntarily waive his right to counsel.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has dismissed a man’s interlocutory appeal arguing his Sixth Amendment rights were violated after it found the defendant was partially responsible for the delay in his trial and there wasn’t enough evidence to conclude official negligence by the state.
A Greenwood law firm did not commit fraud when an unlicensed representative consulted with an Indianapolis woman for legal services, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled. However, the appellate panel opined that disciplinary grievances filed as a result of the alleged fraud were dismissed too quickly.
A trial court erred in granting a petition for sole custody of a child to his father and will need to revisit its decision, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
The Indiana State Department of Health reported 2,234 new cases of COVID-19, the highest number of new cases since Feb. 6, when 2,855 were reported. The state said more than 2.98 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday at 5 a.m.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed an order requiring a Johnson County man to pay his public adjuster for negotiating a settlement on his damaged home. The court found appellate review of his issues were waived, also noting with distaste his words about the trial judge in his case.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 275 new COVID-19 cases, the fewest number of new cases reported in the daily report since 264 on June 17, 2020.