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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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