In Barwick, the Court of Appeals addressed whether an Indiana trial court had jurisdiction over a child custody proceeding that awarded custody to Father when a concurrent custody proceeding was pending in Canada.
On August 27, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board issued its decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 186, which significantly broadened the definition of "joint employer".
The Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell vs. Hodges, could have far-reaching implications for employers who have operated under various federal and state laws that regulate the legal and tax treatment for same-sex unions.
In this medical malpractice case, the Supreme Court addressed two issues: 1) the Medical Malpractice Act’s statute of limitations, and 2) the application of the Medical Malpractice Act to claims against a healthcare provider brought by someone who was not a patient of the healthcare provider.
In Re the Guardianship of A.J.A. and L.M.A., Minor Children (Ind. July 18, 2013) In this case, the Supreme Court addressed the Indiana statute allowing, under certain circumstances, grandparents to have visitation rights.
Reading and watching the news for the last few days has made it clear that the United States Supreme Court's recently issued "Rainbow Rulings", which dealt with different facets of gay rights and marriage, are two of the least-understood opinions in memory.
Wright v. Miller (Ind. June 21, 2013) In this case, the Supreme Court reversed the Trial Court’s exclusion of a plaintiff’s expert witness and dismissal of the plaintiff’s case for repeatedly failing to comply with the Trial Court’s case management order and deadlines.
In this case, the Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of a medical malpractice claim, finding that the trial court abused its discretion by dismissing the complaint under Indiana Code section 34-18-10-14 and that it lacked jurisdiction to dismiss the complaint under Indiana Trial Rule 41(E).
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