Indiana has reached a settlement with an online ticket provider allowing Hoosiers to get cash refunds for tickets they purchased to concerts and sporting events that were then canceled because of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Miller to lead ISBA through implementation of new strategic plan, continued COVID concerns
Indianapolis lawyer Clayton Miller will be tasked with helping to implement the Indiana State Bar Association’s new strategic plan as president of the state bar, a position he’ll assume Oct. 15. Miller will also lead the bar through the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, and he wants to address other big-picture issues impacting Hoosier legal professionals.Read More
Employment lawyers see host of concerns from hospitality industry staff post-pandemic
Past the midway mark in 2021, restaurants and bars across the country are still reportedly struggling to find workers. As a result, Hoosier employment attorneys say they’ve seen a trend of staffing shortages exacerbated by the pandemic forcing cooks, servers and hostesses to work significantly more hours.Read More
Preparations underway to help renters caught in wave
In less than two weeks, the moratorium on evictions put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is scheduled to end, and while some fear a wave of evictions will follow, others say the long-awaited day of reckoning needs to come.Read More
‘All part of the bargain’: Hoosiers respond to dismissal of complaint against hospital’s vaccine requirement
A federal judge last month swatted away a lawsuit filed by more than 100 health care workers who opposed a requirement by their employer, Houston Methodist, to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by June 7. Many Hoosier health care workers are now facing the same dilemma.Read More
A nine-member task force created by the Indiana Supreme Court will help landlords and tenants resolve their disputes and access federal rental assistance resources.
Indiana law firms and legal nonprofits received nearly $200 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans, but managing partners said the money had a nuanced impact as the financial boost provided some peace of mind during a very uncertain time and helped keep their firms positioned to meet client demands.
The Small Business Administration has announced that it will audit all PPP loans of $2 million or more, and it may audit other loans as it deems appropriate. Audits began earlier this year and are expected to continue into next year.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Indiana University’s motion for dismissal, allowing the challenge to the school’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate to continue.
Indiana will increase free COVID-19 testing across the state through a partnership with Gravity Diagnostics.
President Joe Biden’s sweeping new vaccine requirements have Republican governors threatening lawsuits. His unapologetic response: “Have at it.”
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, who has long urged Hoosiers to get COVID-19 vaccines, on Friday pushed back against President Biden’s order that all businesses with more than 100 employees require their workers to be immunized or face weekly testing.
President Joe Biden on Thursday is toughening COVID-19 vaccine requirements for federal workers and contractors as he aims to boost vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant that is killing thousands each week and jeopardizing the nation’s economic recovery.
The Supreme Court of the United States announced Wednesday that the justices plan to return to their courtroom for arguments beginning in October, more than a year and a half after the in-person sessions were halted because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A group of Hoosier landlords has asked Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita for help in getting compensation from the state for the rent they lost during the eviction moratoriums and is preparing to take legal action against the state and federal governments.
Hundreds of Indiana University Health did not meet Wednesday’s deadline to get vaccinated for COVID-19 and will be suspended immediately, the hospital system confirmed Thursday.
A deeply divided Supreme Court is allowing a Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in force, for now stripping most women of the right to an abortion in the nation’s second-largest state.
Indiana schools got an incentive from the governor Wednesday to require face masks in classrooms in hopes of slowing down the number of COVID-19 outbreaks among students.
The Indianapolis Bar Association has been recognized as a Platinum COVID Stops Here workplace by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for achieving a 100 % vaccination rate among staff.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, IU McKinney and Notre Dame Law School have all started classes with the students, faculty and staff all in person and tentatively planning for a semester that resembles those prior to the pandemic.
Lawyers preparing to appear in person for oral arguments at the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – otherwise, they’ll be asked to appear remotely.
Indiana University Health, the state’s largest hospital system, said it will temporarily suspend 50% of all inpatient elective surgeries and procedures throughout the system in response to surging COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations.
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.
States and localities have only distributed 11% of the tens of billions of dollars in federal rental assistance, the Treasury Department said Wednesday, the latest sign the program is struggling to reach the millions of tenants at risk of eviction.