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$102,300 Verdict Rendered on Exception to the Common Enemy Doctrine

  • May 22nd, 2017
  • Devon Sharpe
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September 1, 2016 – Brothers Bennett and Bodine owned a residence which was occupied by Bennett adjacent to a subdivision being developed by Liter’s.  At the time of the trial only six of the proposed 63 lots had been developed. …

NCAA athletes face long next yard in bid for free-market pay

  • October 5th, 2015
  • Paul
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(The Indiana Lawyer) – College athletes are heading back to court in pursuit of pay for play one day after a major setback in their quest for a larger share of the multibillion-dollar industry. A timeout might help. The next…

New Indiana attorneys sworn in during admission ceremony

  • September 29th, 2015
  • Paul
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(The Indiana Lawyer) – The state’s legal profession welcomed 312 new lawyers to its ranks Monday during an admission ceremony hosted by the Indiana Supreme Court. Recent law graduates, their families and friends, and members of Indiana’s legal community and…

Indiana Supreme Court rules on Negligent Infliction Of Emotional Distress appeal

  • September 24th, 2015
  • Paul
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In Indiana, there are two rules under which a person can recover for negligent infliction of emotional distress. One of these—the bystander rule—requires, in part, that the person claiming emotional trauma meet certain “circumstantial” factors, which this Court has previously…