The United States Supreme Court sided with the state of Virginia on Monday, finding nothing improper about its decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium. The ruling leaves in place the commonwealth’s prohibition on mining the largest uranium deposit in the United States.
A disagreement between two siblings has been squashed now that an appellate court has sided with a woman who was granted last-minute possession of her mother’s estate just days before her death, canceling a former transfer on death deed shared with her brother.
Indiana is having more headaches with water, as evidenced by multiple severe floods in recent years. Purdue climate researchers report that by the mid-century, Hoosiers could see about 6 percent to 8 percent more rainfall than the state averaged from 1971 to 2000. And that could leave many Hoosiers scrambling for adequate insurance.
Large livestock operations in the Western United States are suspected culprits in the E. coli contamination of romaine lettuce, but Hoosier agriculture experts doubt a similar situation is likely here.
Notre Dame Law School students interested in the area of private law now have a chance to further their studies with assistance from a research program introduced last week.
The Supreme Court seemed skeptical of arguments by companies seeking to overturn a decades-old ban on uranium mining in Virginia. The commonwealth has had a ban on uranium mining since the 1980s.
Of all of the things that can go wrong during a construction project, a contractual dispute is the most likely problem. A recent report found that such disputes take, on average, 18 months to resolve — an increase over 2016.
After a man who filed a wrongful death suit for his wife died intestate and without heirs while the suit was pending, the Court of Appeals concluded the estate’s personal representative could not claim survivor damages.
Though the law has a reputation for being resistant to change, new legislation that will take effect this summer is designed to give estate planning attorneys the opportunity to embrace technology when advising clients about probate documents while allowing more traditional lawyers to conduct business as usual.
The Indiana Supreme Court will decide whether state or federal law controls how long trains may block road crossings. The Court of Appeals reversed the trial court, ruling that federal law does not preempt state laws that forbid trains from blocking crossings for more than 10 minutes.
The only surviving son of a Huntington County woman is not entitled to his mother’s house because she did not properly amend her trust to gift it to him, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
What happens when technology threatens to not only disrupt a market, but completely reshape it? This is the question facing insurance industry experts as “Insurtech” — a portmanteau of the words “insurance” and “technology” — continues to rise.
Passage of federal tax reform spelled numerous changes for wealthy Americans, and taxpayers and their lawyers have been forced to learn new nuances to estate planning and wealth management procedures as they try to determine how the new legislation will impact them.
After almost 38 years in business, Montross Miller Muller Mendelson & Kennedy has undergone a significant reorganization. Two founding partners, John Muller and Tilden Mendelson, retired in 2017, and all four associates — Nathan Miller, Belinda Kunczt, Brad Kallmyer and Kerri Farmer — have been made partners.
Professor Xuan-Thao Nguyen conducted secured transaction law training workshops for legal professionals in December in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It was the first such training in the nation for judges on the new laws.
Ben Habegger is combining his knowledge of business with his entrepreneurial mindset. He has launched a solo practice, Outsourced General Counsel, LLC, offering his services as an in-house lawyer to small businesses that do not have a legal department, and to larger companies that may need short-term legal help with a project or to cover a leave of absence.
Becca Polak was tapped to lead TradeRev, a business that enables car dealers to buy and sell vehicles digitally. An affiliate of KAR Auction Services, Inc., TradeRev aims to expand its offerings and move it into a largely untapped segment of the auto market. That's Polak's charge, along with fulfilling her other duties as chief legal officer and secretary for KAR.
A St. Joseph County official said he’s surprised a 37-acre tract in New Carlisle the county hopes to buy has been valued by court-appointed appraisers at more than four times what the county offered its owner.