Trial Practice Posts
Non-Delegable Duties and Questions of Fact
November 16th, 2016
The Indiana Court of Appeals recently decided Myers v. Bremen Casting, Inc., 2016 WL 5404318 (Ind. Ct. App., Sept. 28, 2016) regarding the liability of premises owners to the employees of independent contractors.Read More
Goodwin v. Yeakle’s Sports Bar and Grill, Inc.
November 10th, 2016
The concept of foreseeability and its application to both the duty and proximate cause elements of negligence has flummoxed law students and practitioners alike since the heady days of Justice Cardozo and Palsgraf.Read More
Indiana Supreme Court Decides Patchett v. Lee
October 24th, 2016
In this groundbreaking case, the Indiana Supreme Court reversed the holding of the trial court and Court of Appeals and held that a factfinder may hear evidence of the reduced amounts a provider accepts as full payments, even if the payer is a government healthcare program, like HIP.Read More
Consistent Choice of Law: Rexroad v. Greenwood Motor Lines, Inc.
October 14th, 2015
“People do not take the laws of their home state with them when they travel but are subject to the laws of the state in which they act.” Simon v. U.S., 805 N.E.2d 798, 807 (Ind. 2004).Read More