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Indiana Court of Appeals: Developments in Litigation Can Allow Remand for Failure to Meet Amount in Controversy and Recovery in Excess of $75,000

WP Admin | Jul 6th, 2018

Today, we look at a case whose procedural posture may be almost impossible to replicate that resulted in a successful remand motion from federal court in which the plaintiff asserted that the amount in controversy did not exceed $75,000 and an appellate court affirming a subsequent state-court jury verdict for $187,500.

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Indiana: Filing an Appeal With a Pending Motion to Correct Error

WP Admin | Jun 25th, 2018

Today’s discussion focuses on a narrow issue of appellate practice on which the Indiana Court of Appeals has now spoken strongly: “Even if our trial and appellate rules do not expressly forbid the simultaneous filings of motions to correct error and notices of appeal by one party—or the filing of a notice of appeal before a motion to correct error has been ruled on or deemed denied—we believe it is inadvisable to do so.”

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