A judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit alleging Indiana University breached its contract by providing substandard living assignments to thousands of students staying in residential halls where mold was found.
Lawsuit throws spotlight on physicians’ hospital referrals
A high-stakes suit this month by the federal government against Community Health Network is raising questions about when they are proper and when they cross the line.Read More
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
Feds accuse Community Health of submitting false claims to Medicare
The Justice Department said the financial arrangements were outlined in a whistleblower suit brought by Thomas Fischer, who served as Community Health’s CFO from 2005 until his sudden exit in 2013. In a separate suit, Fischer claimed he was fired in retaliation for questioning possibly illegal practices.Read More
Judge: City can’t use eminent domain for Waterside during legal fight with Ambrose
The city of Indianapolis was told Wednesday by a judge that it can’t begin eminent domain proceedings on the former GM stamping plant site until its ongoing legal dispute with development firm Ambrose Property Group has been resolved.Read More
The ruling by a Monroe County judge rejects an effort by property owner Joe Huff to have a lawsuit filed against him by county officials dismissed.
Marion County Superior Court Judge Timothy Oakes granted Crown Hill Cemetery’s motion to dismiss Michael Thompson’s lawsuit shortly after a hearing Wednesday, saying in his order that Indiana law requires the cemetery’s consent.
Across the country, attorneys are scrambling to file a new wave of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, thanks to rules enacted in 15 states that extend or suspend the statute of limitations to allow claims stretching back decades.
A special prosecutor started investigating former Deputy Treasurer Susan Byer’s claims five months after she filed a November 2018 lawsuit alleging the office allowed county employees to waive penalties on late property-tax payments for themselves and family members.
The ruling in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis could make it easier for brokers who switch firms to notify clients about the change without fear of legal action.
Negotiations could be difficult, given that both sides have strong arguments, legal experts say.
General Motors is alleging that its crosstown rival got an unfair business advantage by bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union.
The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, marks the latest round in an escalating fight between the White House and California officials over how quickly the nation’s auto fleet must increase its fuel-efficiency.
The company says the nearly $50 million it’s spent developing technology for new laser weaponry over the past decade is now threatened because of a dispute with a fellow military contractor.
Brad Litz, who created Litz & Eaton in 2011 is facing multiple lawsuits from a lender and one form his former partner, John Eaton,
The company says Sotero Ramirez and Robert Lemon downloaded thousands of files of valuable and confidential information in the days leading up to their resignations, amounting to theft of company property and a violation of their non-disclosure and non-competition agreements.
Florida-based Metro Diner closed its Butler location in March. Butler says the lease is still in effect and it’s suing for unpaid rent. Metro has four other Indianapolis-area locations that remain open.
Starting in July, Indiana began requiring people to work, volunteer or participate in other qualifying activities as a condition for receiving medical benefits under the Healthy Indiana Plan, the state’s biggest Medicaid program.
The lawsuit describes a “reckless” and “win-at-all costs” culture at Juul, primarily driven by the company’s former CEO, Kevin Burns, who was replaced in a management shake-up last month.
The brokerage alleges that Erik Weiss, since leaving for a job with Raymond James & Associates last month, has been improperly soliciting clients to follow him.
Shelly Fitzgerald’s federal lawsuit names the Indianapolis archdiocese and Roncalli High School as defendants.
Attorney General Curtis Hill looked on Monday as Munster Democratic Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon testified about an encounter at a party celebrating the end of the 2018 legislative session.
The settlement means a high-profile trial in Ohio will not move forward, but it does not resolve more than 2,600 other lawsuits across the country seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for a crisis that has been linked to more than 400,000 U.S. deaths since 2000.