Data Security & Privacy Webinar
Data Security & Privacy Webinar
Data privacy and security are ever-changing from both a legal and a technical perspective. Barrett McNagny and JH Specialty have partnered with Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly to offer this webinar to keep you up-to-date on data privacy best practices.
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How to Settle a Claim When A Child is Injured
How to Settle a Claim When A Child is Injured
It is not uncommon for children to be injured in accidents, such as motor vehicle collisions, dog bites, falls from outdoor play equipment, etc. When a minor is injured in an accident, they have, and often bring through a parent or other representative, a claim against the person who is responsible for the injury.
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Powers of Attorney and Appointments of Health Care Representative- Why are they important?
Powers of Attorney and Appointments of Health Care Representative- Why are they important?
Two very common tools for a complete and thorough estate plan are a Power of Attorney and an Appointment of Health Care Representative. While neither is the focal point for most people’s estate plan, they are both necessary to a complete estate plan, and are tools to provide an individual with the comfort of knowing that, in the event of their incapacity, they are in good hands.
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New Indiana Laws to Take Effect July 1, 2022
New Indiana Laws to Take Effect July 1, 2022
The 2022 legislative session wrapped up on March 9, 2022, ending a short session that was packed with several high-profile bills. One of the key priorities of the 2022 legislative session was comprehensive tax reform, which resulted in a $1.1 billion tax cut for Hoosier residents. This article is a summary of some of the key legislative developments from the 2022 session.
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Fleck Admitted to Practice Law in Tennessee and Ohio
Fleck Admitted to Practice Law in Tennessee and Ohio
Connor Fleck has been admitted to practice law in the states of Tennessee and Ohio. He is also licensed to practice before the state courts in Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Vermont and he is licensed to practice patent law before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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Are waivers, releases, and exculpatory agreements enforceable?
Are waivers, releases, and exculpatory agreements enforceable?
Indiana courts have adopted the majority view which provides that, absent a statute or public policy concern, pre-injury waivers and releases, or exculpatory agreements that release a party from liability for its own ordinary negligence, are generally enforceable.
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What is defamation?
What is defamation?
Freedom of speech is one of the most important rights in our country. Certain forms of communication, particularly those which harm others, are not always free. A false communication which causes harm to a person’s reputation, known as defamation, can subject the defamer to an expensive lawsuit and damages.
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Barrett Welcomes Summer Law Clerks for 2022
Barrett Welcomes Summer Law Clerks for 2022
Barrett McNagny LLP announces that Brooks Chupp and Lewis Ostermeyer have joined the firm as law clerks for the summer of 2022.
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Tips for Hiring and Recruiting Employees
Tips for Hiring and Recruiting Employees
Employers are facing challenges when it comes to hiring and recruiting for open positions. Here are a few tips for human resource professionals looking to create a successful hiring and recruiting process.
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Exculpatory Clauses: Can they protect you?
Exculpatory Clauses: Can they protect you?
Much like waivers and releases, Indiana courts have long recognized the validity of exculpatory contracts in which parties agree in advance that one is under no obligation of care for the benefit of the other and shall not be liable for the consequences of conduct which would otherwise be negligent.
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Fleck Licensed to Practice in Vermont
Fleck Licensed to Practice in Vermont
Connor Fleck has been admitted to practice law in the state of Vermont. He is also licensed to practice before the state courts in Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin and he is licensed to practice patent law before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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Changes to the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines
Changes to the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines
The Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines (IPTG) were significantly modified and updated on January 1, 2022. Family law attorney Sadie Dillon-Baatz reviews the major changes that will impact families for all cases entering new or modifying existing parenting time orders on or after January 1, 2022.
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Sadie Dillon-Baatz Completes Guardian Ad Litem Training
Sadie Dillon-Baatz Completes Guardian Ad Litem Training
Sadie Dillon-Baatz has completed training as a Guardian Ad Litem. As part of her training, Dillon-Baatz received specialized instruction and education on a variety of topics that will assist her in being able to represent the best interests of children and incapacitated individuals.
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What is a Guardian Ad Litem and what do they do?
What is a Guardian Ad Litem and what do they do?
Family law attorney Sadie Dillon-Baatz explains what a Guardian Ad Litem is and what their role is in family law matters.
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2022 Indiana Super Lawyers Publication Lists Top 50 Lawyers
2022 Indiana Super Lawyers Publication Lists Top 50 Lawyers
William Ramsey was listed as one of the Top 50 lawyers in the 2022 Indiana Super Lawyers nomination, research and blue-ribbon review process.
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Listing in 2022 Indiana Super Lawyers Publication
Barrett McNagny LLP is proud to announce its listing in Indiana Super Lawyers for 2022 with eight attorneys featured in the publication.
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​Non-Consensual Third-Party Releases in Bankruptcy Disallowed
​Non-Consensual Third-Party Releases in Bankruptcy Disallowed
In a recent opinion, Honorable Colleen McMahon of U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, ruled that non-consensual releases of creditors’ direct claims against non-debtors in a Bankruptcy reorganization plan are not allowed under the provisions of the United States Bankruptcy Code.
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Intellectual Property Team Adds Second Patent Attorney
Intellectual Property Team Adds Second Patent Attorney
Connor Fleck has passed the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Registration Examination for Patent Attorneys. Mr. Fleck will be able to represent clients in matters before the U.S. Patent Office, including the filing and prosecution of patent applications. He joins registered patent attorney George Pappas in being able to represent clients before the U.S. Patent Office.
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Supreme Court Issues Rulings on Vaccine Mandates
Supreme Court Issues Rulings on Vaccine Mandates
The Supreme Court of the United States ("SCOTUS") issued two rulings related to vaccine mandates that involved the Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) and the vaccine mandate for health care workers.
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Kimbrough Elected Chair of Executive Committee
Kimbrough Elected Chair of Executive Committee
​Barrett McNagny LLP is pleased to announce Thomas M. Kimbrough has been elected to serve as Chair of the firm’s Executive Committee for 2022.
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