For the second time in little more than one month, the Indiana Court of Appeals has addressed the issue of the Marion Superior Court ordering civil commitments by the judge summarily approving commitment orders signed by commissioners or magistrates without signing the orders. But unlike a prior ruling, the COA on Wednesday found that issue waived, though a dissenting judge argued litigants cannot waive the issue of a judge’s failure to perform a statutory duty.
The maker of 1960s-era coin-operated dry cleaning machines cannot be held liable for decades-old environmental contamination found at the site of a one-time southside Indianapolis laundromat, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
An investor in a life sciences company who lost the bulk of her $400,000 investment won’t have to pay nearly twice that amount to lawyers who represented the company that prevailed in part in a countersuit against her.
Finding a couple’s appeal of a judgment in favor of a bank meritless and in bad faith, the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court ruling and remanded the case for a determination of appellate legal fees to be awarded from the couple to the bank.
A trial court’s flawed analysis of two points of state law led the majority of an Indiana Court of Appeals panel to reverse an order that vacated a Clark County man’s placement in community corrections work release.
A Jackson County foreclosure case was reinstated Friday after the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed the trial court, determining the mortgagee established a security interest in the property in question.
An insurance company cannot seek reimbursement from two contractors on a claim it paid on behalf of its insured because the insured’s contract with the contractors contained a subrogation waiver that bars the insurer’s negligence claim, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
Carmel’s annexation of territory in southern Hamilton County that some landowners have been fighting for more than a dozen years was upheld Tuesday by the Indiana Court of Appeals, which previously reversed the trial court’s approval of the annexation.
The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether errors in the admission of certain evidence during a man’s drug trial warrant reversal of the man’s multiple drug convictions.
An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer who was shot and wounded by a suspect he killed returning fire may proceed with his lawsuit against a gun dealer that sold the gun to a straw purchaser, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The officer’s case is supported by law enforcement and public policy organizations.
The Indiana Supreme Court will decide whether any answer short of an “unqualified, unequivocal assent” to a chemical test constitutes a refusal resulting in a driver’s license suspension, as the Indiana Court of Appeals concluded in September.
The Indiana Court of Appeals sharply rebuked a trial court as having “committed clear error” by relying on old evidence and testimony in terminating a Vanderburgh County couple’s parental rights.
The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday that a producer of limestone and other products must file its complaint for indemnification in Pennsylvania based on its contract with a trucking company, and not Lake County, Ind.