A trust providing regular payments to a woman should be considered a marital asset and included in the assets under consideration for division in the woman’s divorce case, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled Wednesday.
A man who sued a Chinese restaurant after he slipped on what appeared to be grease can pursue his negligence claim after the Court of Appeals of Indiana reversed the grant of summary judgment to the restaurant.
Clark Co. prosecutors win summary judgment after man gives brother’s name, brother gets arrested for crimes he didn’t commit
Clark County’s prosecutor and a deputy prosecutor won summary judgment in federal court on Friday, with a judge finding that a man’s arrest for crimes he did not commit were the result of misstatements made by his brother, not the actions of the prosecutors.
Hancock Co. school districts win summary judgment on Title IX claim, but jurisdiction may be relinquished on state-law claims
Two school districts facing a Title IX lawsuit brought by a student with disabilities who alleges she was sexually assaulted won summary judgment this week, but the federal judge may relinquish jurisdiction over the state-law claims.
A bank’s request to dismiss a long-dormant civil lawsuit for failure to prosecute was untimely, but a trial court was correct in entering summary judgment for the bank based on the doctrine of laches, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed Wednesday.
DCS employees win summary judgment on 4th Amendment claim after children were removed, killed in fire
A federal judge has dismissed a Fourth Amendment unreasonable seizure claim filed against four Department of Child Services employees who were sued after five children were removed from their adoptive parents and were subsequently killed in a house fire.
Indiana’s requirement for political independents and minor-party candidates to obtain ballot access via petition — a process estimated to cost roughly $500,000 — is not unconstitutional, a federal judge has ruled.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has ordered a trial court to award attorney fees to a woman who successfully fought her neighbor’s nuisance claim.
A man who claims a dealership told him the engine in his truck was under warranty when it really wasn’t should be able to take his case before a jury, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled in reversing a trial court’s grant of summary judgment.
A woman who sued her ex-employer for fraud after her position was eliminated the day she started work cannot add a new fraud claim to her amended complaint, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed.
A bank’s motion for summary judgment in a foreclosure action involving a Martin County property was erroneously denied, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled in a Tuesday reversal.
A man who was hit and tased by law enforcement after his mother requested a wellness check failed to convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that the sheriff’s deputies entered the home unlawfully and used excessive force.
A man injured while performing contract work for a barge company failed to convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn summary judgment for the company.
Seafood restaurant group Red Lobster LLC could not net a reversal from the Court of Appeals of Indiana on a ruling denying its motion for summary judgment in a negligence case.
A reasonable jury could conclude a railroad company knew or should have known about a defective switch that led to a worker’s injury, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in reversing a lower court’s grant of summary judgment.
A school corporation’s contract with a company for access to a wind turbine represented an unauthorized investment under Indiana law and was void and unenforceable, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled in affirming a trial court’s granting of summary judgment.
7th Circuit vacates summary judgment for Cook Medical in IVC filter cases, finding lack of jurisdiction
Two women who joined a wide-ranging MDL against Cook Medical did not allege injuries more than the jurisdictional minimum of $75,000, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in vacating the district court’s grant of summary judgment in Cook’s favor.
Doctor’s affidavit, along with medical records and testimony, precluded summary judgment in negligence case, COA rules in reversal
A doctor’s affidavit, along with medical records and another doctor’s deposition, created a genuine issue of material fact that precluded the entry of summary judgment in favor of a widow in a medical negligence case, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
An Evansville couple weren’t responsible under the state’s dog bite statute for a tenant’s terrier that bit a United States Postal Service mail carrier, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed Friday in upholding a trial court’s granting of summary judgment.
Both sides seeking summary judgment under Voting Rights Act, Indiana Constitution in suit challenging appointment of Lake Co. judges
Competing motions for summary judgment are seeking to resolve the litigation against Lake County’s merit-based judicial selection process.