Justices order new trial to determine fault in Ford rollover suit

The Indiana Supreme Court has reversed the allocation of fault in a wrongful death action against Ford Motor Co. and other defendants, finding the evidence didn’t support allocating fault to the manufacturer of the seatbelt assembly and a nonparty. The high court was also faced with the challenge of allocating fault among the remaining parties.

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Lawyer privately reprimanded for hiring inmate

The Indiana Supreme Court handed down a private reprimand to a Shelby County attorney who engaged in misconduct by hiring
a nonlawyer inmate to help research and prepare a post-conviction relief petition for another client.

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