The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that the state is not liable to pay damages incurred by a company that provided stage rigging that collapsed and killed seven people during the 2011 state fair.
An attorney for a Mexican man who's seeking lost future earnings for a workplace back injury told the Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday that his client should be allowed to pursue those wages at U.S. pay rates instead of rates in his home country.
Monarch Beverage Co.’s arguments that Indiana's alcohol wholesale laws are discriminatory fell flat at the Indiana Court of Appeals, marking the second time this week that attempts to overturn state statutes regarding booze came up empty.
The largest beer and wine wholesaler in Indiana is asking a state appeals court to find a law unconstitutional that prohibits beer wholesalers from seeking a permit to also distribute liquor.
Convicted fraudster and ex-attorney William Conour has asked a judge to free him from prison less than two years into his 10-year sentence for defrauding dozens of clients of nearly $7 million.
The court said the law banning K2, Spice and other chemical compounds meant to cause intoxication are not too vague. The law’s author, Sen. Jim Merritt, said the court ruling should help “keep our children safe and stop the spread of these harmful drugs.”
The case has widespread implications for pro athletes and cities with sports franchises that tax visiting players’ incomes. It’s rooted in part in a challenge brought by former Indianapolis Colt Jeff Saturday.
The contentious case, which involves whether Zionsville has the authority to reorganize with Perry Township, has been through two courts and now is pending before the Indiana Supreme Court.
The NCAA is accused of violating antitrust laws by conspiring to block the athletes from getting a share of revenues generated by the use of their images.
The federal ruling throws out a 40-year-old system that ensured an even split of Democratic and Republican judges and facilitated a pay-to-play party slating system.
Judges heard arguments in January in a lawsuit challenging the state’s prohibition against convenience stores selling cold beer. Waiting seven months for a decision is not unusual.
The communities have urged the state Supreme Court to hear Whitestown’s appeal of a controversial merger between Zionsville and Perry Township.
The hotly disputed annexation can go ahead, unless residents want to take the case to the Indiana Supreme Court. The acreage is a small portion of the township land that Zionsville is in the process of taking over.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has denied a request by former Secretary of State Charlie White that it review a state appeals court decision upholding his three felony convictions for vote fraud, theft and perjury.
Marion Superior Judge Robert R. Altice Jr. is a 14-year veteran presiding in the Indianapolis courts with experience on the civil and criminal bench.
Indiana won’t have to pay any more damages from the 2011 deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse under a decision by the state Supreme Court.
The former president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Indiana lost his appeal Tuesday after the Indiana Supreme Court ruled the complaint was filed after the statute of limitations had expired.