A divided Indiana Court of Appeals has reinstated a patient’s claim that a hospital is vicariously liable for the actions of a medical assistant who accessed her medical records and then shared details with her husband after she noticed that the patient had “liked” a photo of her husband on Facebook.
‘Kid from a cornfield’: Goff brings community mentality to Supreme Court bench
He describes himself as “a kid from a cornfield.” And for Justice Christopher Goff, ties to his cornfield community run deep.Read More
Tippecanoe County Prosecutor Patrick Harrington will serve as president of the Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Inc. in 2020 following his recent election to the post.
A man who warned a sporting goods store clerk to never sell a gun to his girlfriend because she would use it to shoot him has no case against the retailer, the Indiana Supreme Court held in rejecting the man’s transfer petition.
Indiana Supreme Court Justice Christopher Goff won the lottery. That’s how he describes his legal career, at least. Goff spoke about his legal and judicial career during a Friday afternoon session at the Indiana State Bar Association Solo/Small Firm Conference, held over the weekend in French Lick.
A suspended lawyer already accused in three counties of stealing money from ex-clients’ special needs trusts has been charged in Indianapolis with allegedly stealing from another victim. The latest charges against Kenneth Shane Service include a count of racketeering.
A man who brought negligence claims against a sporting goods store that he alleged unlawfully sold a firearm to his girlfriend, who later shot him with it, cannot continue with his complaint after the Indiana Court of Appeals found the store was immune from liability.
It began in July 2017, when Katelin Seo was arrested on stalking-related charges and ordered to unlock her cellphone as part of the criminal investigation. Seo refused, invoking her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, and a flurry of constitutional and technology-related questions ensued.
Two attorneys in private practice have been appointed by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb to fill vacancies in northern Indiana state trial courts. Christopher Kehler will serve on the new Kosciusko Superior Court, and Benjamin Vanderpool will serve on the Wabash Superior Court.
A woman found in contempt for refusing to unlock her smartphone in a criminal investigation has informed the Indiana Supreme Court that her criminal cases have been resolved. Now, the high court wants to hear arguments over whether her ongoing appeal is moot.
A judge appointed to the Wabash Superior Court by Gov. Eric Holcomb less than two years ago as a successor to now-Indiana Supreme Court Justice Christopher Goff has died. Judge Amy Catherine Conner Cornell, 42, died Feb. 19 after an illness.
The Indiana Supreme Court will hit the road early next year to hear oral argument in a first impression case involving smartphone privacy. Justices also have invited amicus parties in the case as they seek to determine whether law enforcement can force a woman to unlock her phone as part of a criminal investigation.
An Elkhart woman has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty related to the death of her son who was delivered in a Manchester University dorm room bathtub.
A northern Indiana woman is awaiting sentencing in Wabash after agreeing to plead guilty related to the death of her son who was delivered in a dorm room bathtub.
A senior judge will begin serving as the Wabash Superior Court judge pro tempore this week after the sitting judge announced she will be temporarily unavailable to perform her duties.
Authorities are now warning those reeling from the floods that ravaged northern and southern Indiana against these scammers.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against a German company seeking to modify a protective order that kept confidential certain discovery documents used in European trade secrets litigation, finding the company failed to show good cause to modify the order.
Some northern Indiana landowners are opposing plans to build a 33-mile recreational trail along the Wabash River.