The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed the denial of an estate’s motion to compel arbitration against a nursing facility after concluding that the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act does not apply in the case.
A man whose medical records were allegedly altered by practitioners cannot independently pursue a suit over that alteration without first proceeding through a separate medical review panel, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
An out-of-state law firm can’t avoid a lawsuit in the Indiana Commercial Court alleging legal malpractice in its handling of litigation that arose from failed efforts pitching a minor league baseball team for Kokomo.
A woman who filed a legal malpractice claim in a matter that began more than 20 years ago failed to convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that her complaint over the distribution of a trust was timely.
An Indianapolis attorney being sued by a former client in a post-conviction relief case faced a reversal Monday after the Indiana Court of Appeals found that the client’s complaint alleging violations of certain canons of the Rules of Professional Conduct did not deprive the trial court of jurisdiction over the case.
Indiana Supreme Court justices have issued a 60-day stayed suspension for a Fishers attorney who acknowledged he failed to properly represent a client in a divorce case and mishandled another client’s workplace sexual harassment claim.
Faegre Baker Daniels is being sued by a former client in the cryptocurrency industry who claims the law firm provided erroneous advice that led to allegations of federal security laws violations and a $200,000 fine by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Judgment will be entered for a northern Indiana law firm facing a legal malpractice claim after the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed the denial of the firm’s motion for judgment on the evidence.
As more states move toward requiring attorneys to carry malpractice insurance, opinions on the matter among Hoosier attorneys remain unchanged: Many Indiana lawyers believe purchasing professional liability insurance should not be required to practice law.
The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to consider two cases involving seized cash and an extended protective order while also denying transfer to a legal malpractice case resolved in favor of a Bloomington attorney.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded summary judgment for an Indianapolis law firm in a legal malpractice case after finding a question of fact as to whether an auto company had a reasonable belief that its attorney was acting as an agent for the law firm.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a grant of summary judgment to a South Bend hospital after it upheld that res ipsa loquitur did not apply to facts in a hip-replacement related negligence claim.
A jury’s verdict awarding $15 million to a woman and her husband after her cancer was not detected on a CT scan will stand, a federal judge ruled, rejecting defense appeals that included Indiana’s cap on medical malpractice damages.
The Indiana Court of Appeals will travel to Fort Wayne this week to hear oral argument in a medical malpractice appeal. Judges Edward Najam, Paul Mathias and Terry Crone will hear Cindy and Ron Glon v. Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Inc., 18A-CT-00049 at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Allen County Courthouse.
An Indianapolis attorney must face a legal malpractice claim from a couple who allege the lawyer failed to adequately protect them and had a conflict of interest when he drafted a promissory note for a loan to a retired Major League Baseball player, who never repaid.
A malicious prosecution case brought by a woman wrongly convicted of murdering her son will continue in district court after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the grant of summary judgment to the United States government.
A southern Indiana judge who is accused of twice introducing guns into heated encounters with his estranged wife, leading to police intervention, has been publicly admonished by the Indiana Judicial Qualifications Commission.
A woman with severe back pain will be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim against her orthopedic surgeon after the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that the clock on the two-year statute of limitations does not start until the patient discovers the malpractice.
An Indianapolis attorney accused of misusing funds in her lawyer trust account can no longer practice law in Indiana after the Supreme Court accepted her resignation.
The Indiana Supreme Court will decide whether trial courts have authority to waive respondents’ rights to be present at their mental health commitment hearings after granting transfer to a case in which a man was not present for his commitment hearing.