In answering a certified question from a federal judge, the Indiana Supreme Court held Wednesday that store managers who are not directly involved in a patron’s injury on store property cannot be held liable for negligence under Indiana law.
Settlement requires real estate brokers to disclose commissions
The National Association of Realtors is revamping its rules about commissions to comply with a settlement reached with the Department of Justice. The settlement requires brokers to disclose commissions on listings published through the Multiple Listings Service.Read More
Many commercial real estate owners, even those who previously did not intend to sell, are considering selling their real estate to take advantage of current market conditions. With transactions seemingly becoming quicker each year, it is important for owners to consider many factors when preparing to sell their real estate, including executing an Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 1031 exchange.
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally altered how commercial real estate will be developed, built and used. Prudent real estate owners, developers, property managers and builders (and the lawyers who represent them) need to recognize this changed environment and proceed accordingly.
A ruling from the Indiana Court of Appeals that partially entered judgment in favor of a Menards store in a customer’s personal injury suit will go before the Indiana Supreme Court after the justices granted transfer to the case last week.
The city of Indianapolis has lost its appeal in years-long litigation against Hustler Hollywood, which has been trying for more than four years to open a store in the Circle City. The Indiana Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a lower court ruling ordering the city to issue permits to the adult entertainment company.
The Indiana Court of Appeals on Friday dismissed as premature an appeal filed by a southern Indiana man who challenged a trial court order dismissing three of four defendants that he sued, claiming breach of contract in a real estate sales dispute.
A small Indianapolis law firm that’s less than a decade old has grown again, this time building its staff by adding a veteran attorney to form a firm whose newest partner says is informally known around the office as “Mom and the boys.”
Although covenants barring people of certain races, ethnicities and religions from owning property are no longer enforceable, they are still attached to many deeds and mortgages throughout Indiana.
The Indiana Tax Court has affirmed a final determination rendered by the Indiana Board of Tax Review for a Boone County Meijer store that increased its assessed value over four years.
A breach of contract dispute between a company based in Indiana and one based in Florida will continue in Indiana trial court after the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed a dismissal order that was based on a too-narrow reading of a statute.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a preliminary injunction for Simon Property Group that prevented retail-clothing store Abercrombie & Fitch from permanently closing stores in dozens of Simon malls.
Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group has negotiated a $656 million cut in the price it will pay to purchase a Michigan-based shopping center company in light of the pandemic — a deal that comes just in time to stop a trial that was set to start Monday.
The owners of 20 Marion County bars and nightclubs are suing Indianapolis, Mayor Joe Hogsett, and the Marion County Public Health Department and its director, Dr. Virginia Caine, over COVID-19 pandemic restrictions that they say violate their constitutional rights.
The Indiana Supreme Court has accepted a certified question on the issue negligence, granting a request to resolve a jurisdictional split within the Northern Indiana District Court over whether store managers may be liable in slip-and-fall cases.
A jury verdict for a woman who was seriously injured in a fall on a snow-covered sidewalk outside a Crown Point grocery store was upheld Friday by the Indiana Court of Appeals.
A Carmel landlord was properly awarded damages of nearly $250,000 plus attorney fees in a dispute over unpaid office rent, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The appellate court found no grounds for disturbing a Hamilton Superior Court’s judgment that discredited the tenant’s argument.
Indianapolis-based shopping mall landlord Simon Property Group has filed a lawsuit against clothing retailer Brooks Brothers that seeks more than $8.7 million in unpaid rent.
Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group Inc. on Wednesday morning announced it has called off its deal to acquire rival shopping center owner Taubman Centers Inc. for $3.6 billion.
The Indiana Court of Appeals in an interlocutory appeal has affirmed for a brother in a sibling squabble over Southern Indiana real estate and property left by their mother after her death.
Claiming an IDEM official gave “disparate treatment out of sheer vindictiveness” and “orchestrated a campaign of official harassment,” environmental consultants and business owners have filed a lawsuit against the Indiana Department of Environment Management and Douglas R. Louks, deputy assistant commissioner of the IDEM Office of Land Quality.