Jurors in federal court have awarded $25.6 million to a former Starbucks regional manager who alleged that she and other white employees were unfairly punished after the high-profile arrests of two Black men at a Philadelphia location in 2018.
Cook Medical wins new trial in product lawsuit after judge admits he erred
The judge vacated a $3 million jury award against Cook Medical, saying a Georgia woman who sued the Bloomington-based device maker “did not have overwhelming evidence” to show the company’s implanted blood-clot filter was defective or caused her injuries.Read More
The judgment also bars Eric Meek and Bobby Peavler from serving as an officer or director of a public company for the next three years.
Two claims survived, and U.S. District Judge James R. Sweeney II gave Dixon time to amend three others that had been dismissed.
Indiana Legal Services, Prosperity Indiana, Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic and Indiana Institute for Working Families petitioned the court to protect the payments issued as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
The Bloomington-based maker of medical devices said Wednesday it would appeal the verdict of a federal jury in Indianapolis, which found the device was defectively designed. More than 4,000 patients have filed lawsuits.
An Indianapolis landlord has been ordered by a federal judge to pay nearly $220,000 for discriminating against and trying to evict a now-deceased woman who was recovering from an injury.
Because of its stance in the case, the imaging center was not subject to caps on damages that typically would be in place when medical providers opt in to coverage under the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act.
Nearly 3,000 people have sued the Bloomington-based device maker, claiming the filters malfunctioned, sometimes piercing organs.
An Indianapolis judge has ruled in favor of three former Irwin Union Bank & Trust Co. executives, closing the book on a civil suit that the bank’s bankruptcy trustee originally filed in 2011.
The “toxic” office environment at a small St. Vincent Health office had broken out during an unprecedented wave of acquisitions of physician practices in central Indiana.
The Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission has granted Spirited Sales a temporary permit to sell wholesale liquor after a Marion County special judge denied the state’s request for a stay on her August ruling for the company.
A Marion County judge’s ruling has heated up the battle between liquor distributors and a group of beer distributors operating in the state and Indianapolis-based beer wholesaler Monarch Beverage Co.
The court decision found the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission was “arbitrary and capricious” in its 2014 decision to deny the wholesale liquor permit application of Spirited Sales, an affiliate of Monarch Beverage Co. It also takes the Pence and Daniels gubernatorial administrations to task for intervening in the case.
The state has not determined whether it will appeal the ruling to grant a preliminary injunction in the case. The ruling only affects one company.
One e-liquid manufacturer will get a short reprieve from the state’s new vaping laws, which effectively shut many players out of the market.
The compensation affects purchases made from April 1, 2010, to May 21, 2012. For each e-book that was a New York Times bestseller, consumers will receive $6.93. For all other e-books, the payment will be $1.57.
The decision allows Zionsville to remain merged with Perry Township and keep the position of mayor.
On Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker ruled against Indianapolis-based Monarch Beverage Co., which claimed in a lawsuit that Indiana’s restrictive alcohol distribution laws violate the U.S. Constitution.