In an appeal yesterday, Cassie E. Pfenning v. Joseph E. Lineman, Whitey’s 31 Club, Inc., Marion Elks Country Club Lodge #195, and The Estate of Jerry A. Jones, No. 27A02-0905-CV-444, the Indiana Court of Appeals applied the well-settled rule that … Continue reading
In this Legal Newsline article, the Illinois Supreme Court struck down a law capping damages in medical malpractice cases in Illinois. You can read the full text of Lebron v. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital on the official Illinois Supreme Court Website. … Continue reading
In a story I wrote this past Sunday, Interstate Legal Battle Threatens Great Lakes Compact, so far Ohio and Wisconsin had joined in Michigan’s fight over Asian Carp infiltrating Lake Michigan through Chicago’s waterway system. Now it appears that not … Continue reading
By Bruce Japsen, Chicago Tribune staff reporter The Illinois Supreme Court today did not rule as expected on whether the state’s four-year-old medical malpractice reform survives.
Indiana Lawyer Article A nonprofit organization made up of agencies that provide services to abused and neglected kids is suing the Indiana Department of Child Services for cutting rates paid to the agencies next year.
Indiana Lawyer Article The Indiana Court of Appeals split today in deciding whether the city of South Bend should have known putting heavy machinery on an unstable sidewalk would create an unreasonable risk of harm to a brick restorer.
Hip fractured as she was thrown or pulled from bed, resident says By Bob Kasarda, NWI Times Staff Writer VALPARAISO | A civil lawsuit has been filed against the local Whispering Pines Healthcare Center, accusing an employee of fracturing a … Continue reading
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Indiana Lawyer Full ArticleThe Indiana Supreme Court split on whether a hospital was negligent in letting a woman with injuries possibly caused by domestic violence leave with her alleged abuser, who killed her on the way home after being discharged.
Indiana Lawyer Full ArticleIndiana law recognizes a rebuttable presumption that children ages 7 to 14 aren’t capable of contributory negligence, the state’s Supreme Court has confirmed.